Lore at BYU 2018

Sometimes the truth is more frightening than fiction. Join storyteller Aaron Mahnke and musical guest Chad Lawson for an unforgettable evening of dark, spine-tingling tales – the perfect way to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve. Lore is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed podcast that exposes the darker side of history, exploring the people, places, and things we fear the most.

de Jong Concert Hall

Wednesday, October 31, 7:30 pm



War of the World’s Radio Show 2018

Come join the Humanities department as they celebrate Halloween in regular radio fashion! On the Eve of Halloween, come to 4824 HBLL to enjoy the radio drama that “frightened the nation on Halloween in 1938”!


Library Film Series – Frankenstein on October 26

One of the greatest monster movies of all time, the 1931 version of Frankenstein is the source of countless tributes and parodies. Starring Boris Karloff, this is the film that made him a star.

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel. There will be several events on campus including a lecture that day in the Library at 3:00 by professors Cutchins and Perry of the English department who will speak on the many adaptations of Frankenstein.

Doors open at 6:00 pm and the film begins at 7:00 pm.

Admission is free.

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Free Screening 2018 – Jane and Emma

There will be a screening held on Friday, September 14 in the Varsity Theater at 10am of the upcoming LDS film, Jane and Emma. The screening is sponsored by the Maxwell Institute and there will be a discussion afterwards with the director Chantelle Squires (a Theater and Media Arts alumni) and Sterling Van Wagenen. The film is being distributed by Deseret Book/Excel Entertainment and will open on October 12 in theaters.

To view the trailer, click on the link below:



Theater Presentation 2018: The Princess and the Goblin

Classic Story Theatre will be presenting a Readers Theater Presentation of The Princess and the Goblin. It will be at the Orem Library Monday, November 5 at 7pm. This is a musical adaption of George MacDonald’s classic tale with music by Robert Peterson. Book is written by BYU alumnus Gayanne Ramsden King with lyrics by Robert Peterson, Gayanne Ramsden King, and George G. King. This is a story for the whole family so don’t miss out on this event!

Navigating Transitions 2018: Finding New Paths, Passions, and Purpose

Utah Women & Leadership will be holding their next community event on September 26, 2018 (6:30-8:30pm at UVU). The evening is titled “Navigating Transitions: Finding New Paths, Passions, and Purpose.” Ruth Todd (former award-winning television news anchor in Utah) will be the keynote speaker, after which attendees will choose one of three workshops:

  • Young Women in Transition: How to Thrive When Life Keeps Changing!
  • Navigating the Home to Workforce Transition
  • Discovering New Purpose for Empty Nesters, Retirees, and Aspiring Souls

Details about session speakers, facilitators, and panelists can be found on this flyer. RSVP NOW. Some sessions will live stream.