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Morehead Percussion Ensemble

November 3, 2016

We are proud to present the internationally acclaimed percussion ensemble of Morehead State University under the direction of Dr. Brian S. Mason.

Upcoming Events


Of Thee I Sing

October 26, 2016 – October 29, 2016

Just in time for the presidential election, the SSU Theatre Department presents a satirical musical about a presidential candidate who runs in the platform of Love.


Second Vern Riffe Art After Dark

November 4, 2016

Join us in the Selby Lobby for our second After Dark featuring the work of visual artists from the university and local community.Speak with the artists, buy their work, listen to music, make new friends.

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Recent Updates


C*MAR Creative Cult Induction

SSU alums and friends of VRCFA, C*MAR are teaming up with local artisan and faculty member Wayne Stump to start a “Creative Cult.”  Creative folks in the Portsmouth area looking for a supportive environment to talk about their work, get feedback and encouragement and maybe even collaborators are invited to the Induction ceremony on Tuesday, […]

Call For Entries – Second VRCFA After Dark

Thanks to the interest and response to our last After Dark event, we are putting out a call for entries for our next show on Friday, November 4. Right now we are looking for artists interested in participating in showing and selling their art.  We will be accepting applications with work samples until October 21. […]

Child Care Available For Selected Performances

Vern Riffe Center and Shawnee State University Children’s Learning Center are launching a pilot program to provide child care during 10 performances in the 2016-2017 season. if successful, we hope to expand it to other campus events. Our Child Care page has more information and details about how to make arrangements.

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