The 15th Annual Jubilee: A Festival of the Arts and Humanities at Nicholls State University, is scheduled for Monday, March 4, through Saturday, April 27. Use the calendar linked below to plan your schedule!
Changes to the schedule:
- Thursday, March 14–Sunday, March 17 — Nicholls Players Present Hamlet: The Nicholls Players have decided to perform Hamlet, instead of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. The popular Shakespearean drama centers on Hamlet, prince of Denmark, as he sets out to avenge his father’s death by killing his Uncle Claudius. Tickets are still $10 for the general public and $5 for students with ID. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday in the Mary M. Danos Theater (in Talbot Hall).
- Wednesday, March 20 — Primitive Weaponry Presentation: Andrew Barron will start his presentation at 10:30 a.m. NOT 11:30 a.m. at Fletcher Technical Community College’s library, 1407 Hwy. 311.
- Sunday, March 24 — Louisiana Swamp Stomp Festival: From 2:30–4:30 p.m., Lafayette Rhythm Devils NOT Lost Bayou Ramblers will perform. Tickets are $10 daily; $25 for the weekend and free for children. Visit nicholls.edu/swamp-stomp for more details.
- Sunday, March 24 — Doctor’s Talent Show: The ticket price for this show has changed, and food will no longer be served during intermission. Tickets are now $10 for the general public and $5 for Nicholls students, faculty and staff. The event will still begin at 3 p.m. in the Mary M. Danos Theater (in Talbot Hall).
- Sunday, April 21 — Chauvin Folk Art Festival and Blessing of the Fleet: Waylon Thibodeaux, Louisiana’s Rockin’ Fiddler, has been added to the musical lineup. Other performers include The Moss Pickers and Nonc Nu & da Wild Matous. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nicholls Sculpture Garden (5337 Bayou Side Drive) in Chauvin.
Additions to the schedule:
- Ongoing exhibit through Tuesday, March 26 — Research Week Posters: Eighteen Research Week posters will be on display in Ellender Memorial Library’s Research and Study Hall (second floor).
- Tuesday, March 19 — Lecture: “Journalism Today”: Lawrence “Sonny” Albarado Jr., national president of the Society of Professional Journalists, will speak in Le Bijou Theater (in the Bollinger Memorial Student Union) at 9 a.m. A 1973 Nicholls alumnus, Albarado is projects editor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock. Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists student chapter in the Department of Mass Communication.
- Tuesday, March 26 — Nicholls Camerata Performance: Adjunct music instructor James Alexander will direct the Nicholls Camerata, a chamber ensemble of string students, at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, 721 Canal Blvd., Thibodaux, at 7:30 p.m.
- Sunday, April 21 — Maniacal 4 Trombone Quartet Performance: This internationally acclaimed group consists of Nicholls visiting instructor Matt Jefferson (bass), Nick Laufer (tenor), Carl Lundgren (tenor) and Alex Dubrov (tenor). They are well versed in classical, jazz, latin and rock, performing music from a wide range of styles and time periods. They will perform in the Mary M. Danos Theater (in Talbot Hall) at 3 p.m.
- Friday, April 26 — Nicholls Jazz Ensemble Performance: Nicholls’ premier jazz group, directed by music instructor Joshua Hollenbeck, will perform various jazz and contemporary tunes in the Mary M. Danos Theater (in Talbot Hall) at 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, May 4 — Nicholls String Studio Recital: Students in the Nicholls string program will perform works for the violin, viola and cello in the Mary M. Danos Theater (in Talbot Hall) at 7:30 p.m.