Russel E. and Fern M. Hettenhausen Center for the Arts

"The Hett" is Southern Illinois' premier performing arts venue, presenting world class dance, drama, classical music and jazz. The 488-seat auditorium is located on the McKendree University campus in Lebanon, Illinois, 25 miles from St. Louis.


Play Dear White People (2014) Video TrailerDear White People (2014)
Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 p.m.

A campus culture wear between blacks and whites at a predominantly white school comes to a head when the staff of a humor magazine stages an offensive Halloween party.

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Play Le Vent du Nord (Canada) VideoArts Midwest World Fest: Le Vent du Nord (Canada)
Friday, February 24, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

Considered a driving force in progressive folk music, the Canadian musicians infuse their traditional Québécois repertoire with a breath of fresh air in catchy songs and innovative arrangements.

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Play Moonlight (2016) Video TrailerMoonlight (2016)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

This drama chronicles the life of a black gay youth from childhood to adulthood, as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough Miami neighborhood.

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