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Concert to Feature Top Music from the Semester

The Belhaven Music Department will showcase some of the most outstanding student performances of the semester during the Best of Belhaven concert...

2023 Fall Dance Concert to Showcase Exciting New Choreography

Belhaven University's Fall Dance Concert 2023 will showcase new choreography and include works from both dance faculty and guest artists.

Belhaven University’s 91st Singing Christmas Tree Coming in December

The oldest singing Christmas tree tradition in the United States began at Belhaven University, and this year will mark the 91st performance of...

Belhaven Choirs to Present Concert, “Psalms, Canticles, and Lamentations”

Belhaven's Chorale and Concert Choir are collaborating for a choral music concert titled “Psalms, Canticles, and Lamentations” on...

Belhaven’s Symphony Orchestra to Perform Exciting Classics

Belhaven's finest classical musicians will take the stage for a masterful orchestra concert on Friday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Center...

Interactive Student Composers Concert to Feature New Music

The interactive Student Composers Concert is November 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

Emerging Choreographers Concert 2023 Happening This Week

DOXA’s Emerging Choreographers Concert 2023 is October 27-28 and will feature two nights of creative choreography and performances from...

Theatre Department to Present Play Inspired by 1997 "Cinderella"

The Belhaven Theatre Department will present “Cinderella,” inspired by the acclaimed 1997 teleplay by Richard Rodgers and Oscar...

Fall Discover Day to Spotlight the Arts at Belhaven University

Belhaven University’s School of the Arts will host Arts Discover Day on Friday, November 17.

Mississippi Arts Commission Awards Grant to Film Production Chair

The Mississippi Arts Commission’s (MAC) Artist Fellowship awarded Rick Negron, chair of Belhaven University's Film Production...

New “ArtWORK” Exhibit to Highlight Art and Design Professors

Professors from Belhaven’s Art and Design Department will showcase their mastery of art in the upcoming exhibition, “ArtWORK.”

Dance Professor Named Adjudicator for Hong Kong Ballet Competition

Professor of Dance and Director of Ballet Ravenna Wagnon served as an adjudicator for the Hong Kong Ballet Group Stars Award on September 6-11.

Mississippi Dancers Unite for Community Dance Concert at Belhaven

The Community Dance Concert, September 30 at 7 p.m., is a special one-night performance for both students and the community to experience the...

Belhaven Needs Singers for the 91st Singing Christmas Tree

Belhaven University is sending an open invitation to join students, staff, faculty, and alumni on the 91st Belhaven Singing Christmas Tree,...

Theatre Department Now Showing "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur"

Belhaven University's Theatre Department announced the upcoming production of "A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur" by Tennessee Williams.

Senior Art Exhibition “Autonomous Reverie” to Open at Gallery

The works of visual art and design majors Savannah Wimberly, Lauren Watts, and Lilly Perkins will be featured at the Senior Fine Art Exhibition,...

Annual 24-Hour Theatre Event to Feature Original Works

Belhaven’s 24-Hour Theatre Event is this Saturday, August 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Blackbox Theatre.

Belhaven University to Award Angie Thomas Scholarships to Hopeful Writers

In honor of well-known author and alum Angie Thomas ’11, Belhaven University is helping aspiring writers in a major way.

Belhaven University Adds New Faculty to Enhance Academic Excellence

Belhaven University welcomed six new professors to its academic community. These distinguished educators come from diverse backgrounds, each...

Team of Alumni and Students Contribute to Major Motion Picture

Belhaven University students and alumni were involved in making a major motion picture being filmed in Jackson, Mississippi.

Belhaven University Shares Close Connections with USA IBC

Faculty, students, and alumni from Belhaven University’s Dance Department all had major roles in the 12th USA International Ballet...

Belhaven Names 2023 Elizabeth Spencer Award Recipients

Faculty from Belhaven University’s English and Creative Writing Departments honored four students excelling in the written arts.

Belhaven University Surprises Student with Full-Ride Scholarship for Creative Writing

Best-selling author Angie Thomas and Belhaven University surprised an unsuspecting high school senior with a full-ride scholarship for creative...

Free Concert and Awards to Feature Best of Belhaven

The Belhaven Music Department will showcase some of the top student performances of the semester and present music awards to several music majors.

Belhaven Vocal Concert to Celebrate Easter Day

Belhaven Vocal Chamber Ensemble will host the special concert, "Let Every Morn Be Easter Day!"