Wire Watch: Week of October 19

Michelle Foster, A&E Editor

“Mr. Kolpert”

Showtimes run from Oct. 19-28 in Whitman’s Harper Joy Theater. This play “falls somewhere between the comic and the macabre,” portraying a lively dinner party turned dark and suspenseful.

Whitman College Music Department Sampler Concert

Friday Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Cordiner hall, various Whitman music ensembles will perform and give a taste of what is to come in later concerts in the semester. Ensembles include the Whitman Jazz Ensemble I, the Whitman Wind Ensemble, the Whitman Orchestra and the Whitman Chorale and Chamber Singers.

Dia de los Muertos Festival

Saturday, Oct. 21 a procession will start off the festival at 4:30 p.m., with a free concert at 6:00 p.m. following it. The continued celebration on Sunday, Oct. 22 will feature Dia de los Muertos-themed prints created by Whitman art students, as well as a variety of other elements including face-painting, a pageant and food vendors. The events take place in downtown Walla Walla.

“Game Sold Not Told”

Saturday, Oct. 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Gesa Powerhouse Theatre. Layzie Bone, Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist, will kick off his tour “Game Sold Not Told” with hip-hop collective Mo Thug Family and Capo Music. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door.

Visiting Artist Lecture: M. Michelle Illuminato

Professor Michelle Illuminato of Portland State University organizes events and artwork to explore the relationship between people, culture and the land. She will be giving a talk on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 4:00 pm in Kimball Theatre.

Joseph/Lemolo: Wednesday, Oct. 25, indie-folk band Joseph will give a concert in the Reid Ballroom, with dream-pop band Lemolo opening for them. Tickets are available in Reid next week and at the door.