Texas Tech University

Presidential Lecture & Performance Series

Fall 2016 Events

From classical music to modern dance performances, from thought provoking lectures by public intellectuals to those of authors and poets, the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series provides engaging entertainment and learning opportunities for the Texas Tech campus and community alike. Experience cultural offerings worthy of your imagination!

Find out more about the 2016 - 2017 Presidential Series.

Art Spiegelman

Art Spiegelman

Event:

Art Spiegelman
Pulitzer Prize winning Artist/Illustrator

Location:

TTU Allen Theatre

Tickets:

$18 General Admission.

$75 General Admission Season Tickets.

Season and individual tickets are available through all Select-a-Seat locations, by phone at (806) 770–2000, or online at selectaseatlubbock.com.

TTU Students—1 free ticket with valid TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU Members  $12 General Admission ticket with valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code OLLI at Select-A-Seat.

Museum at Texas Tech Association Members (Benefactor, Curator, Director's Circle levels only)  $12 General Admission ticket with valid museum ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code MUSEUM at Select-A-Seat.

"Art Spiegelman...to the comic's world is a Michelangelo and a Medici both, an influential artist who is also an impresario and an enabler of others..." 

— New York Times

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Buckwheat Zydeco

Buckwheat Zydeco

Event:

Buckwheat Zydeco
Emmy & Grammy Award-winning Creole Music Master

Location:

TTU Allen Theatre

Tickets:

$18 General Admission.

$75 General Admission Season Tickets.

Season and individual tickets are available through all Select-a-Seat locations, by phone at (806) 770–2000, or online at selectaseatlubbock.com.

TTU Students—1 free ticket with valid TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU Members $12 General Admission ticket with valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code OLLI at Select-A-Seat.

Museum at Texas Tech Association Members (Benefactor, Curator, Director's Circle levels only) $12 General Admission ticket with valid museum ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code MUSEUM at Select-A-Seat.

CD signing following presentation

"Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural leads one of the best bands in America. A down-home and high-powered celebration, meaty and muscular with a fine-tuned sense of dynamics...propulsive rhythms, incendiary performances."

– The New York Times

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Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue

Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue

Event:

Mike Farris & the Roseland Rhythm Revue
Grammy Award-winning Rhythm & Blues, Soul singer presenting "Soul of America: from Motown to Memphis to Muscle Shoals"

Location:

TTU Allen Theatre

Tickets:

$18 General Admission.

$75 General Admission Season Tickets.

Season and individual tickets are available through all Select-a-Seat locations, by phone at (806) 770–2000, or online at selectaseatlubbock.com.

TTU Students—1 free ticket with valid TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU Members $12 General Admission ticket with valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code OLLI at Select-A-Seat.

Museum at Texas Tech Association Members (Benefactor, Curator, Director's Circle levels only) $12 General Admission ticket with valid museum ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code MUSEUM at Select-A-Seat.

CD signing following presentation

"Out of this diminutive, self-described southern boy comes an extraordinary soulful voice with a range, talent, and emotions that make him seem possessed." 

- Terry Stewart, President and CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum

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We Banjo 3

We Banjo 3

Event:

We Banjo 3
Award-winning Irish & American Roots Music

Location:

TTU Allen Theatre

Tickets:

$18 General Admission.

$75 General Admission Season Tickets.

Season and individual tickets are available through all Select-a-Seat locations, by phone at (806) 770–2000, or online at selectaseatlubbock.com.

TTU Students—1 free ticket with valid TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU Members $12 General Admission ticket with valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code OLLI at Select-A-Seat.

Museum at Texas Tech Association Members (Benefactor, Curator, Director's Circle levels only) $12 General Admission ticket with valid museum ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code MUSEUM at Select-A-Seat.

CD signing following presentation

"Count yourself among the fortunate. You are about to hear something new, something fresh, something daring, something that befits the bright, flamboyant spirit of the Banjo itself."

- Paul F. Wells, Director Emeritus, Mid Tennessee State University

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MOMIX

MOMIX

Event:

MOMIX
Internationally renowned dance company presenting "Opus Cactus"

Location:

TTU Allen Theatre

Tickets:

$18 General Admission.

$75 General Admission Season Tickets.

Season and individual tickets are available through all Select-a-Seat locations, by phone at (806) 770–2000, or online at selectaseatlubbock.com.

TTU Students—1 free ticket with valid TTU ID at the SUB Allen Theatre information desk.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at TTU Members $12 General Admission ticket with valid OLLI ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code OLLI at Select-A-Seat.

Museum at Texas Tech Association Members (Benefactor, Curator, Director's Circle levels only) $12 General Admission ticket with valid museum ID at the Select-A-Seat Civic Center Box Office or order online using promo code MUSEUM at Select-A-Seat.

"Inspired by the flora, fauna, and simple magic of the American Southwest, Pendleton's ingenuity, theatricality, and cunning imagination are seen at full stretch in strange vignettes of the Sonoran desert."

—The New York Times

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Contact & Comment

To suggest topics, speakers or performers for future events, or to comment on the current series, contact Presidential Lecture & Performance Series director
Jo Moore.

Parking Arrangements

We greatly appreciate University Parking Services for their consideration of our patrons in agreeing to provide complimentary parking preceding our events. Parking lots that are available for complimentary use are R03 (the Library lot), R11 (the Band lot), R07 (the Administration Building lot), and R13 (the Visitor lot). Please refer to the map for parking lot locations. Please note that parking in handicap, service and reserved spaces until 11:00 pm is prohibited without a valid TTU parking or handicap permit.

Past Series Events

Contact

Office of the President