Jumping into Spring with UW-Green Bay CAHSS events

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  February 25, 2023                

Green Bay, Wis. – Upcoming events by UW-Green Bay, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science (CAHSS). Open to the public. More information can be found on WeidnerCenter.com

Democracy Matters: The State of Democracy: Current & Future Concerns.

February 28, 2023, at 6:30 pm

Christie Theatre

Free event

Join us for a panel discussion on democracy moderated by Aaron Weinschenk with Reid Ribble (Former US Representative WI) and Dick Gephardt (Former US House Majority Leader). Presented by UW-Green Bay CAHSS and Keep our Republic.


Dance Works

March 3-4 at 7:30 pm and March 5, 2023, at 2 pm

Theatre Hall – University TheatreAdmission: Adults $9, Seniors & Students $6

Following a three-year hiatus due to COVID. Dance Works 2023 by UW-Green Bay Theatre and Dance Department. It will showcase original pieces choreographed by Denise Carlson-Gardner, choreography students, and guest artists.


Harvey Kaye Speaker Series: Dr. Rebecca Webster

March 7, 2023, at 7:00 pm

Weidner Center – Fort Howard HallFree Event


Presented by the Harvey Kaye Speaker Series by UW-Green Bay College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Science. Webster shares what she and her husband have learned about planting, growing, harvesting, seed keeping, food preparation, food storage, as well as making traditional tools and crafts.


I had an Abortion – Film Screening with Jennifer Baumgardner

March 8, 2023, at 7:00 pm

Weidner Center – Fort Howard HallFree Event

UW-Green Bay Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies presents the film, followed by a Q&A session with the filmmaker, Jennifer Baumgardner. She wrote, directed, and produced two feature-length documentaries (It Was Rape and I Had an Abortion), created the I Had an Abortion project, and co-produced the national tours of SLUT: The Play and Now That We’re Men.


UW-Green Bay Choirs Concert

March 8, 2023, at 7:30 pm

Weidner Center – Cofrin Family Hall

Admission: $11 Adult, $6 for Seniors/Students, and Free for Students.


UW-Green Bay Music Department concert includes works by Thomas Weelkes, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Gabriel Fauré, Morten Lauridsen, Gwyneth Walker, Jester Hairston, among others. It’s an eclectic selection meant to give experience in a highly varied selection of musical styles.


Media Only: for more information or media inquiries, please contact Paulina Chavira at chavirap@uwgb.edu.

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 Weidner Center is 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, call 920-465-2726 or 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 more than 9,616 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and 95,000 continuing education learners each year. 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. UW-Green Bay was the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin for six consecutive years. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

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