Tag: Weidner Center

Reminder: Allouez Village Band coming to Weidner Center, Dec. 16

The Allouez Village Band will be performing at the Weidner Center on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. in Cofrin Family Hall. This 75-member band was established in 1981. The concert will feature many holiday favorites performed by the band and guest artists. Admission is free, with donations accepted following the concert. The evening is sponsored by […]

What’s the Weidner Tea: Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite is coming to the Weidner Center, Dec. 12

Kelli and Troy are spilling the tea in another episode of ‘What’s the Weidner Tea?’. In this episode, they talk about the upcoming 6:30 Concert Series: Swing for the Holidays featuring Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite. The show is on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Cofrin Family Hall. All proceeds […]

Register in person for Common CAHSS

Common CAHSS 2019: Human Rights

Online registration has closed for the Common CAHSS event taking place in the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019). Registration will be available in-person from 8:30 a.m. throughout the course of the day. Stop by the registration table. Common CAHSS is organized by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. […]

Phoenix Friday is a great start to a full weekend of activities at UW-Green Bay

It's Phoenix Friday! - photo of students wearing Phoenix apparel

Check out these weekend events! Wind Ensemble/Orchestra & Symphonic Band, Friday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., Weidner Center Groovin’ Grounds Series, Friday, Dec. 6, 8 to 9 p.m., University Union Common Grounds Kwanzaa, Saturday, Dec. 7, 4:30 to 6 p.m., University Union ‘Tis the Season, Saturday, Dec 7, 9 a.m. to noon, University Union WBB v. […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘Green Bay Nutcracker Ballet’ same, different, colorful, more | wearegreenbay.com

Year 14 for Northeastern Wisconsin Dance Organizations’ “Green Bay Nutcracker Ballet” is the same as but as different as the previous 13. Same: Music (Peter Illych Tchaikovsky), place (Meyer Theatre), artistic director (Timothy Josephs), set (Jeffrey Paul Entwistle), Sugar Plum Fairy (Randi Osetek) and styles of colorful costuming, among other elements. Different: Roles performed by […]

UW-Green Bay 6:30 Concert Series Swings for the Holidays with Duke Ellington’s re-imagination of a classic


Green Bay, Wis.—University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Music’s 6:30 Concert Series gets into the holiday spirit with its Swing for the Holidays concert set for 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 12, 2019 in the Cofrin Family Hall UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center. Quickly becoming one of the area’s most anticipated holiday traditions, this year’s program will feature Duke […]

Swing for the Holidays: Duke Ellington, Dec. 12

Swing for the Holidays, Dec. 12, 2019

UW-Green Bay’s newest holiday tradition, “Swing for the Holidays” returns on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the Weidner Center’s Cofrin Family Hall. “When Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn got their hands on ‘Nutcracker Suite,’ no one would have guessed how Tchaikovsky’s sugar plum fairies could swing! Ellington, along with your jazzy holiday […]

Warren Gerds/Critic at Large: Review: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ satire and more set free in Green Bay

“A campus production opened Thursday night in University Theater of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a bit of electricity in the air, arcing from the stage. Players sang, danced and acted in eye-catching getups like in a bizarre dark-fantasy dreamscape. Continually heard from knowing quipsters in the hall were remarks on the action and […]