Sept. 21-26: Humanitas Festival celebrates world arts

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

Humanitas-webPULLMAN, Wash.-The third annual Humanitas Festival at Washington State University, featuring a weeklong celebration of world music, dance, art, wine tasting and performance, will take place Sept. 21-26.

* American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton ( will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, at Jones Theater. Tickets, available through, are $25 general admission and $20 for WSU students, faculty and staff.

* Architects-of-Air’s ( luminarium, “Pentalum,” will offer an extraordinary visual/sensory experience Sept. 24-27 at WSU’s Grimes Way playfield. Admission is $5.

Free events include:
• DahkaBrakha, a Ukrainian folk-punk band, in concert. See
• Indigenous Voices: Supaman + Nataanii Means + Yaz + Witko
• Guy Mendilow Ensemble (, a multinational group, performing “Tales from a Forgotten Kingdom.”
• Kenny Endo (, legendary taiko (Japanese drums) percussionist.
• Pullman Civic Theatre’s live radio play production of “Superman: Batman’s Great Mystery.”
• WSU International Student Council’s party at Reaney Park, featuring wine and food tastings and live music.
• Art and wine tasting at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center.
• And much more.

For a detailed festival schedule see


Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts, 509-335-8522,