Tag: Weidner Center

6:30 Concert Series continues Jan. 29 with a bonus event ‘Minutemen Brass Quintet’ of the Wis. National Guard

Green Bay, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series continues its season with a BONUS 6:30 Concert Series event “Minutemen Brass Quintet of the Wisconsin Army National Guard’s 132nd Army Band” on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall. The Minutemen Brass Quintet was formed in […]

Strickland helps intersect arts and community

“Celebrate Water events were on the minds of most attendees of the Jan. 12 Door County Talks lecture, ‘Building Community and Common Ground through the Arts.’ After lecturer Kelli Strickland, executive and artistic director of the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, finished speaking and began the Q&A session, audience members were quick to name […]

Weidner Center’s 17-run ‘Lombardi’ show is in the news

“Neil Friedman will reprise his role as Vince Lombardi for the Weidner Center stage. The Chicago actor will portray the legendary Green Bay Packers coach in ‘Lombardi,’ opening Feb. 22 at the Weidner. He’ll be joined by Carmen Roman as Lombardi’s wife, Marie. Both starred in the same roles for Peninsula Players’ production of the Eric […]

28 barrels of food collected at Allouez Village Band Concert at the Weidner Center

Seen on Paul’s Pantry facebook page… “A standing ovation to all the patrons who attended the Allouez Village Holiday Concert at the Weidner Center in December.” Concert-goers donated 28 barrels of non-perishable food items to benefit Paul’s Pantry. “WOW! We are blessed to have such wonderful support from all of you involved!”  

Top 10 UW-Green Bay news stories of 2018

Thank you to our readers for another great year. UW-Green Bay news editors are grateful to the UW-Green Bay community for reading and sharing UW-Green Bay news. Take a look back at top headlines of 2018 (based on web analytics). 1. Commencement Speaker Xiong tells graduates, ‘Create your own paj ntaub story’ Tears of pride and joy, […]

The Bad Plus is featured guest for Jazz Fest 49, Saturday, Jan. 26

The Bad Plus will be the featured guest artist for UW-Green Bay’s historic Jazz Fest 49 and will be performing at the Weidner Center on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Since its outset, iconic trio The Bad Plus has dared to be different, challenging all preconceived notions of jazz. With their unique blend of influences, […]

‘(There’s No Place Like) Swing for the Holidays’ is ‘remarkable’ according to Gerds

“(There’s No Place Like) Swing for the Holidays,” the latest installment in UW-Green Bay’s 6:30 Concert Series brought in a rave review. “At the core, it was a remarkable event,” Warren Gerds, Critic at Large writes. The review touches on the singing, instruments and staging, among other elements, that all helped deliver a fantastic performance […]