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.


David Eagleman: Distinguished Speaker SeriesDavid Eagleman
: Distinguished Speaker Series

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.

Neuroscientist David Eagleman directs the Laboratory for Perception and Action at the Baylor College of Medicine, where he also directs the Initiative on Neuroscience and Law.

Tickets on Sale - September 8, 2015



A Beautiful Mind (2001): Film Art SeriesA Beautiful Mind
(2001): Film Art Series

Thursday, September 24, 2015, @ 7:00 p.m.

The story of brilliant mathematician and Nobel Laureate John Nash and his nightmarish struggle with mental illness. Russell Crowe stars. Rated PG-13; 135 min.

Film Art Series



Count Basie OrchestraCount Basie Orchestra

Thursday, October 1, 2015, @ 7:30 p.m. - JUST ADDED!
Friday, October 2, 2015, @
7:30 p.m. - SOLD OUT!

A phenomenon born in 1935 in Kansas City is still going strong today!

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Tickets on Sale - September 8, 2015