September 29, 2018 Saturday  7:30 p.m.

The Bilingual Foundation of the Arts presents

"Enrique VIII y Catalina de Aragón"

Presented En Español

Bilingual Foundation of the Arts returns to the Shannon Center with this Spanish-language production about Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.

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October 6, 2018 Saturday 7:30 p.m.

David Wilcox

David Wilcox is a true American treasure. He has sold over 750,000 discs and has been writing songs for 30 years. He is known for his open tuning acoustic guitar, sawed-off capos, storytelling wit, and insightful metaphors. His songs are a strong elixir. Music distilled. David Wilcox believes that the right song at the right time changes people’s lives.

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October 25-27, 2018 Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m.
October 27 & 28, 2018 Saturday & Sunday 2:00 pm

Whittier College Theatre Arts presents
Adapted by Dorothy Louise from Mary Shelley's novel
Directed by Jennifer Holmes

In the Robinson Theatre.

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November 1, 2018 Thursday 7:00 p.m.

Whittier College Department of Modern Languages presents
"Terre Homme"

Performed in French

A passenger on a flight is reading Terre des hommes. In his slumber, he meets the pioneer aviator and writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Le Petit Prince/The Little Prince).

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November 3, 2018 Saturday 7:30 p.m.

The Felici Piano Trio

Since its founding in 1994, the Felici Piano Trio has not only been committed to artistic excellence, but equally dedicated to develop the appreciation and love of music in the audiences of today and tomorrow. Come be a part of the exciting chamber music experience created by the trio.

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November 10 2018 Saturday 7:30 p.m.

Jarabe Mexicano

Jarabe Mexicano invites audiences on a joyride through a versatile songbook of Mexican Folk as well as Rock & Roll, Tex-Mex, Latin Rock, and Reggae-Cumbia. Performing on stringed folk instruments and lively percussion, Jarabe’s dramatic, harmonized vocals in Spanish and English have gained them the admiration of audiences across the country.

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November 29-December 1, 2018 Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m.
December 1 & 2, 2018 Saturday & Sunday 2:00 pm

Whittier College Theatre Arts presents
"Stupid F***ing Bird"
by Aaron Posner
Directed by Katie Liddicoat

In the Studio Theatre.

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December 5, 2018 Wednesday 7:30 p.m.

Enceladus Theatre Company presents
"It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play"

The wildly popular, classic holiday film "It’s a Wonderful Life" has been adapted into a quick-paced and entertaining live performance radio play. Come join this annual holiday tradition!

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December 8, 2018 Saturday 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.


They're back by popular demand.

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December 15, 2018 Saturday 7:30 p.m.

Danza Floricanto presents Navidad en Whittier

Celebrate the season as one of the top Folkorico companies in the United States brings the traditional dances of a Mexican Christmas to the stage of the Shannon Center. Follow folklorico dance through the different areas and times in Mexico from Azteca dancers to contemporary. Featuring live Mariachi music.

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December 21, 2018 Friday 7:30 p.m.

Hawaiian Holiday Slack Key Show
Jim "Kimo" West
with special guests

Continue celebrating the season island style with slack key guitarist (and Weird Al Yankovic guitarist) Jim "Kimo" West. This concert is sure to bring some peace and aloha to the busy days, so take some time to give yourself the break we all know you deserve!

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January 19, 2019 Saturday 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

The Makaha Sons Featuring Jerome Koko

For 40 years, the Makaha Sons have committed themselves to perpetuating traditional Hawaiian music throughout Hawai‘i and around the globe. In 1976 the Makaha Sons of Ni‘ihau began its professional career with five members as an opening act in a small nightclub known as “Uptown Yokos.”. After the passing of John Koko in 2012 and the retirement of Louis “Moon” Kauakahi in 2014, the group has started afresh.

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February 2, 2019 Saturday 7:30 p.m.

Stan Ridgway

Stan Ridgway is returning to the Shannon Center, bringing with him some new songs and stories, as well as some old favorites from his solo recordings and his days with Wall of Voodoo.  

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March 7-9, 2019 Thursday-Saturday 7:30 p.m.
March 9 & 10, 2019 Saturday & Sunday 2:00 pm

Whittier College Theatre Arts presents
Music and Lyrics by Sephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson

Directed by Jennifer S. Holmes

In the Robinson Theatre.

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March 16, 2019 Saturday 2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

The Masters of Hawaiian Music Featuring George Kahumoku Jr., Kawika Kahiapo, & Nathan Aweau

Three Masters, featured regularly at Maui’s renowned “Slack  Key Show” bring Hawai‘i’s unique folk styles, with origins in the early 19th century Hawaiian paniolo (cowboy) culture, to 21st century stages.

Nathan Aweau and Kawika Kahiapo are regular guest artists on George Kahumoku’s renowned Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar® series on Maui, and his Grammy award-winning CDs. Together, these Masters share the delightful experience of kī-hō‘alu (slack key guitar) – the distinctly Hawaiian style of open tunings, ‘ukulele, and Hawaiian vocals.

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Aloha Concert Series

Robert Cazimero & Halau Na Kamalei

 Saturday, May 25, 2019

2:00 & 7:30 p.m.

Robert and the gentleman of Halau Na Kamalei return, along with the ladies of the Royal Dance Company.

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