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Libraries Hosts Jazz Conversation With Hall of Fame Guitarist Kenny Burrell

Hall of Fame guitarist Kenny Burrell and Pepperdine Professor of Law Bernie James will join moderator (and former basketball star) Tommy Hawkins for a lively conversation about jazz Friday, Oct. 24, at 12 noon in the Surfboard Room at Payson Library, Malibu. more

Pepperdine Orchestra to Perform World Premiere Concerto

Pepperdine's Fine Arts Division will present the Pepperdine University Orchestra in the world premiere performance of "Three Scenes from Moby Dick," a double concerto by Brian Kehlenbach featuring David Holben on tuba, and Scott Higgens on marimba. Tony Cason will conduct. more

American Poet Peter Cooley Will Read and Discuss His Latest Work

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m., major American poet Peter Cooley will read from his work in the Surfboard Room of the Payson Library, Malibu. The reading will be followed by a Q&A. more

Center for the Arts Presents Tea For Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

Emmy Award-winning actress Elaine Bromka will star as three former first ladies in the one-woman show, Tea For Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty, on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Smothers Theatre. more

Pepperdine Wind Ensemble and United States Army Herald Trumpets to Perform

The Pepperdine Wind Ensemble will perform a free concert featuring the Washington, D.C.-based United States Army Herald Trumpets on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Smothers Theatre, Malibu. more

Glazer Institute Hosts Holocaust Survivors for Unique Intergenerational Program

The Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute will host a baking/discussion session for Holocaust survivors and students to interact, converse, and share life stories from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, in AC 224, Malibu. more

Pepperdine Theatre Department Stages Doubt, A Parable

The Fine Arts Division Theatre Department will present John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Doubt, A Parable, at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30, through Saturday, Oct. 4, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 4 at the Malibu campus' Lindhurst Theatre. more

Center for the Arts Presents Schoolhouse Rock Live! and Family Art Day

Schoolhouse Rock Live! will burst onto the stage at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in an all-ages performance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. more

Office of Intercultural Affairs Presents Immigration and Scripture Discussion

The immigration debate will be the focus of a talk facilitated by Dan Rodriguez from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Fireside Room, Malibu. more

Sonja Lyubomirsky Discusses "The Science of Happiness" for W. David Baird Distinguished Lecture Series

Sonja Lyubomirsky, a leading researcher in the field of positive psychology, will discuss her insights into human happiness Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 5 p.m. at Elkins Auditorium, Malibu. more

Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art Displays Environmental Impact: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

"Environmental Impact: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation," an exhibition showcasing original art in various mediums inspired by our natural world, will be on view at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University from August 26 through November 30, 2014. more

Center for the Arts Presents "Bob Peak: Master of the Movie Poster"

The Frederick R. Weisman Museum's summer exhibit, which will take place May 10 to August 3, will feature the work of Bob Peak, who designed posters for movies such as My Fair Lady, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Apocalypse Now. more

Waves Sand Volleyball Team Wins Second AVCA National Championship

On Saturday, May 3, for the second time in three seasons, the Pepperdine sand volleyball team raised the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championship trophy after defeating Florida State 3-2 in Gulf Shores, Alabama. more

Five Seaver Alumni Earn Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships

Five recent Seaver College graduates have joined the elite rank of Fulbright Scholars, one of the most prestigious scholarly awards worldwide. more

Tennis Head Coach Gualberto Escudero Steps Down After 37 Years

After 37 years as head coach of the Waves women's tennis team, Gualberto Escudero announced today he will step down from his current role at the end of the 2014 season. more