Special Events

Sponsored By Texas A&M University-Kingsville

John Picacio

Presidential Performing and Visual Arts Series Presents

Quartetto Gelato

7:30 p.m. Monday, April 10
Bellamah Music Building Recital Hall
Free Admission

Virtuosic showpieces, romantic tenor arias, pyrotechnical solos, blazing gypsy show pieces, multi-instrument mastery and a World Accordion Champion – this is Quartetto Gelato, a popular and highly unusual classical quartet.

With sold-out performances in New York, Washington, L.A., London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and elsewhere, this dazzling ensemble has enchanted audiences and critics worldwide with its exotic blend of musical virtuosity, artistic passion and humor.

For more information, go online to www.tamuk.edu/specialevents or call 361-593-2760.

Past Event - Presidential Performing and Visual Arts Series Presents

The Second City, members sitting on a couchTHE SECOND CITY


7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8
Jones Auditorium
Free Admission

Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater comes to Texas A&M University-Kingsville with “The Best of The Second City.”

This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more—as well as their trademark improvisation. Come see where it all began during this special one-night engagement.

For more information, contact the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Office of Student Activities at 361-593-2760.

Past Event - University Lectureship Series

Laverne CoxLaverne Cox
Award-winning Actress of Orange is the New Black
“Ain’t I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood”

7 p.m. Tuesday, February 7
Jones Auditorium
Free Admission

Laverne Cox plays the groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset in the Netflix original series Orange is The New Black. She is expanding her presence on the small screen with the CBS pilot Doubt.

Cox is the first trans woman of color to have a leading role on a mainstream scripted television show. Her talk will explore how the intersections of race, class, and gender uniquely affect the lives of trans women of color. Cox draws from her own personal narrative to share how she has been able to navigate the world and all its challenges.

For more information, go online to www.tamuk.edu/specialevents or call 361-593-2760.

This page was last updated on: March 13, 2017