William Woods University has a number of cultural events planned for February. All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. The events include:
· SwingDance America, a dance show featuring swing dance styles spanning three generations and encompassing regional variations of the dance from all across the United States. Part of the President’s Concert Series, this performance will be at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in Cutlip Auditorium of the McNutt Campus Center.
· An exhibit of sculpture by Matthew Zupnick Feb. 15 to March 15 in the Mildred Cox Gallery of the Gladys Woods Kemper Center for the Arts. The gallery is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
· A traditional Pow Wow, featuring Native American Indian dances, regalia, food, trade goods, music and traditions, starting at noon Feb. 15 in the Helen Stephens Sports Complex. This is an intertribal social gathering open to all. A $1 donation is suggested.
· “Blood Relations,” a psychological thriller that takes place several years after the trial of the infamous Lizzie Borden. It will be performed Feb. 21, 22, 28 and March 1 at 8 p.m., with the matinee performance Feb. 23 at 2:30 p.m., in Cutlip Auditorium of the McNutt Campus Center. Tickets are $7 for adults; $5 for ages 3-12 and 55 and up.