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Sold-out theatre project explores life, loss, and recovery with joyous live drumming

10 years of the moss arts center

Explore Our History

When the late Charles W. Steger became president of Virginia Tech in 2000, he announced his desire to enhance the presence and practice of the arts on campus. As we celebrate our 10th anniversary season, we look back at the creativity, culture, and community over the years.


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    Brentano String Quartet , article

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 7:30 PM: Having first performed in the Fife in 2014, Brentano String Quartet returns for the center’s 10th anniversary season, joined by leading violist and Juilliard faculty member Hsin-Yun Huang.

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    "The Book of Life" , article

    TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 7:30 PM: Rwandan writer and activist Gakire Katese Odile “Kiki” takes to the stage with Ingoma Nshya, the Women Drummers of Rwanda, for new theatre project "The Book of Life," a deeply moving perspective on life, loss, and recovery.

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    Mountain Stage with Kathy Mattea , article

    SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 7 PM: Join Grammy-winning country and bluegrass star Kathy Mattea for an episode of Mountain Stage recorded live from the Fife Theatre.


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    william cordova , article

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17: william cordova examines the visual aspects of transition and displacement, studying the evolution and adaptation of objects and perception across time and space.

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    Laurie Steelink , article

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21-SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17: Exploring connections to her Native American roots, multidisciplinary artist Laurie Steelink creates assemblages of found objects and reassembled paintings to question authenticity and consider spirituality.