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Speaker Series

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WCU Live!

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13/15 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-3500
Email: culturalaffairs@wcupa.edu

Speaker Series

The President's Speaker Series brings nationally known scientists, political leaders, and writers to campus. Past speakers in the series include Maya Angelou, Elie Wiesel, and Frank McCourt.

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Upcoming Speakers

Garrison Keillor, An Evening with Garrison Keillor

Friday, September 30, 2016 • 8:00 pm
Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building
Orchestra: $25 | Balcony: $20

One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known for his popular live radio variety show, A Prairie Home Companion, which uthortracts more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week.

Offering insight and stories from his journey as one of America’s greatest storytellers, Keillor captivates audiences with his unique blend of comedy, charisma, and wisdom.



Linda Ronstadt, An Evening with Linda Ronstadt

Friday, March 10, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, Philips Memorial Building
Orchestra: $25 | Balcony: $20

Grammy-winning musician Linda Ronstadt is arguably the most versatile vocalist of the modern era. She has broadened the latitudes of the pop singer, expanding her canvas to include country, rock and roll, big band, jazz, opera, Broadway standards, and Mexican and Afro-Cuban influences. Although she sang her last concert before retiring in 2009, Linda has since released her autobiography, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir, and was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.

Part interview, part presentation, Linda will recount episodes from various times in her long career, as well as her thoughts on music and what it has meant in her life.