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Presidential Lecture & Performance Series

Fall 2015 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. Don’t miss a moment of our 10th anniversary season!

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Cokie Roberts: An Insider's View of Washington, D.C.

Cokie Roberts

Event:

Cokie Roberts: An Insider's View of Washington, D.C.
ABC News And NPR Former Co-Anchor, This Week with Sam Donaldson & Cokie Roberts

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.

$12 General Admission ticket with valid Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ID at the Select-a-Seat Civic Center Box Office.

“With unmatched authority, Cokie Roberts brings a practiced eye and keen perspective to the issues currently facing lawmakers.”

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The Manhattan Transfer

The Manhattan Transfer

Event:

The Manhattan Transfer
Legendary Vocal Jazz Quarter; 10 Grammy Awards; 40th Anniversary Tour

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.

$12 General Admission ticket with valid Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ID at the Select-a-Seat Civic Center Box Office.

CD signing following performance.

“There's no act remotely like New York's Manhattan Transfer. The close harmony vocal quartet can do everything from Doo-Wop to Broadway schmaltz, from big band swing to fusion.”

—London Jazz News

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Black Violin

Black Violin

Event:

Black Violin
Virtuoso violinists Wil B and Kev Marcus meld highbrow and pop culture through a fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues and R&B.

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.

$12 General Admission ticket with valid Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ID at the Select-a-Seat Civic Center Box Office.

CD signing following performance.

“Black Violin works hard, but makes it all look like play… Sometimes they play with the intense seriousness of orchestral soloists; at others they fiddle as if at a hoedown; at still others they strum the violin and viola like guitars.”

—The New York Times

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Martha Redbone Roots Project

Black Violin

Event:

Martha Redbone Roots Project
Independent Music Award-winning singer renowned for blending music from her Native and African American background with R&B grooves, blues and dashes of Appalachian folk.

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.

$12 General Admission ticket with valid Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ID at the Select-a-Seat Civic Center Box Office.

CD signing following performance.

“Poised to be Americana's next superstar.”

—Village Voice

“A true original; the kind of artist who sets trends, as opposed to following them.”

—Billboard

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Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Black Violin

Event:

Complexions Contemporary Ballet
America's original multicultural dance company seamlessly and boldly intersects the lives of dancers from various artistic and cultural backgrounds.

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.

$12 General Admission ticket with valid Osher Lifelong Learning Institute ID at the Select-a-Seat Civic Center Box Office.

“Sculpture in motion.”

—The New York Times

“Cross-cultural ballet with attitude… wearing toe shoes has never looked like so much fun.”

—The Washington Post

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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

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Office of the President