Esbenshade Series: Kao Kalia Yang

7:00pm | Free Event
Kao Kalia Yang is a teacher, public speaker, and writer. Yang is the author of the award-winning book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir (Coffee House Press, 2008) and the forthcoming book, The Song Poet (Metropolitan Books, 2016). She is a graduate of Carleton College and Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Kao Kalia lives in...
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Esbenshade Series: Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn in concert

The Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will have its performance kick off with Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn in concert at the Peoples Bank Theatre.
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Esbenshade Series: Gavin George

3:00pm | Concert
Gavin George, a 13-year-old piano prodigy from Westerville, Ohio, will close out the fall semester of the Esbenshade Series with a concert at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 20th at the Peoples Bank Theatre. George was a gold-medal winner in 2010 and 2011 in the American Association for the Development of the Gifted and Talented International...
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Esbenshade Series: Shaolin Warriors

The Esbenshade Series returns in the spring semester with The Shaolin Warriors, who are known throughout the world for their deadly martial-arts prowess, at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 5. Beginning at a very early age, the Warriors are trained in mental and physical disciplines that allow them to perform stunning, spectacular feats of...
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Esbenshade Series: Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling

The Branford Marsalis Quartet will be joined by guest-vocalist Kurt Elling in a singular collaboration of musical forces. What has emerged from the partnership, after an intense week of performance and recording in New Orleans, is a new album, entitled Upward Spiral. This collection blends Songbook staples, jazz standards, and standards-to-be...
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