Tag: Weidner Center

Final Butterflies & Friends public viewing is Wednesday

The Einstein Project Butterflies & Friends will be open for public viewing from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 27. To see all the critters that will be available for purchase, visit the website einsteinproject.org/events or stop by the lobby of the Weidner Center lobby, where all 20 are on display until the night of the […]

Mnozil Brass ‘master’ leads session with UW-Green Bay musicians

Mnozil Brass Master Class

Not only were members of Mnozil Brass a hit with the  Weidner Center audience April 12 when in Green Bay for a national tour, but UWGB music students were enthralled, as well, when ensemble member Roman Rindberger (trumpet) presented a master class. UWGB faculty Kevin Collins and Adam Gaines, UWGB music students, and a few […]

UWGB presents: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

If you have small children, don’t miss this fantastic UWGB theatre and music —in partnership with the Weidner Center — stage adaptation of the classic children’s book, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. The best-selling book is written by critically acclaimed children’s author and Madison, Wis., resident Kevin Henkes. There will be two public family matinees Saturday, […]

UWGB presents: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

If you have small children, don’t miss this fantastic UWGB theatre and music —in partnership with the Weidner Center — stage adaptation of the classic children’s book, Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. The best-selling book is written by critically acclaimed children’s author and Madison, Wis., resident Kevin Henkes. There will be two public family matinees Saturday, […]

Andy Grammer hot in social space

Multi-platinum selling artist Andy Grammer was on campus this week, in an event at the Weidner Center sponsored by Good Times Programming. He was certainly a hot item in social spaces, showing up everywhere. Check out his own post on Instagram where he describes playing the same venue as his father (Weidner Center, 1991… https://www.instagram.com/p/BEKByekyuec/. […]

‘Wowza’ for Weidner

It was a four-standing ovation/encore night at the Weidner Center last night when Mnozil Brass graced the stage. Entertainment critic at large Warren Gerds described it as “merry musical mirth.” It’s been a big and busy month for the Weidner Center with 10 shows in 10 days, two sellouts among them, and the likelihood of […]

Press-Gazette chronicles 50 UWGB performances in 50 years

“From Seinfeld to Fallon to Cash and Hootie, the University has hosted hundreds of big names.” The Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Kendra Meinert, chronicles her favorites. “Green Bay’s entertainment landscape of the past 50 years would look far different without the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay,” she writes. “Since it was founded in 1965, UWGB has hosted thousands […]

MSNBC Town Hall featuring Donald Trump

Chris Matthews in Fort Howard Hall

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay welcomed MSNBC and Chris Matthews for a special Town Hall meeting today (Wednesday, March 30, 2016). Matthews’ special guest: Presidential nominee Donald Trump. Held in Fort Howard Hall at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, approximately 200 students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members attended the special recording, slated […]