Weidner Center events for May 2021

Line Up Includes a Live Concert at the Green Bay Botanical Garden

For Immediate Release —The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts presents digital and outdoor events for May 2021. Upcoming events include Weidner Philharmonic Live at the Green Bay Botanical Garden, as well as a mix of livestream and pre-recorded concerts presented by the Weidner Center in partnership with UW-Green Bay’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS).

Out of concern for public health, all virtual programs will be presented with no in-person attendance.

List of Upcoming Weidner Center Events:

No Reservations: This speaker series presented by UW-Green Bay’s CAHSS continues with Kimberley Reilly presenting: Politics and Mass Consumer Culture: Lessons from the 1920s, followed by a live Q&A. Kimberley Reilly is a UW-Green Bay associate professor and co-chair of Women’s and Gender Studies program. This event will be livestreamed on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel on May 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM.

6:30 Concert Series: UW-Green Bay Music’s concert series continues with its annual a very small consortium – An Evening of Miniatures. Featuring an ensemble of UW-Green Bay Music faculty & friends performing short pieces from all over the world, consisting less than 100 notes or run one minute or less. Streaming on UW-Green Bay Music’s YouTube Channel on May 6, 2021 at 6:30 PM.

Weidner Philharmonic performing Walton’s Façade: An Entertainment live in the Billie Kress Amphitheatre at Green Bay Botanical Garden on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm. Walton’s Façade is an essential tongue in cheek classic featuring an exciting series of poems by Edith Sitwell, with instrumentals composed by William Walton. Tickets are on sale now at WeidnerCenter.com, TicketStarOnline.com or by calling Ticket Star at 1-800-895-0071.

The concert will implement staggered admissions and socially distanced seating. Masks will be mandatory for attendees when moving from one location to another outside or inside any buildings. View more on the Green Bay Botanical Garden’s COVID-19 Policies.

About the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is known for its elegant design and the acoustic excellence of its 2,000-seat main hall, Cofrin Family Hall. It also houses two smaller performance spaces, the Fort Howard recital hall and the Jean Weidner Theatre, along with a dance studio and Grand Foyer. The Weidner Center has a distinct benefit in being part of a leading institution of higher learning. The Center is a home for UW-Green Bay Music and Theatre and Dance programs, community events and productions, and performances by visiting artists and touring companies. Beyond the large-scale touring productions that grace the stage, the Weidner Center also focuses on scholastic development, programming and an impactful education series — Stage Doors. For more information on the Weidner Center, visit www.WeidnerCenter.com, 920-465-2726, 800-895-0071, or follow ‘Weidner Center for the Performing Arts’ on Facebook, Twitter (@WeidnerCenter) and Instagram (@weidnercenter).

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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