Tag: Weidner Center

Three UW-Green Bay faculty bestowed named professorships

Green Bay, Wis. — Three members of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty were bestowed named professorships today (August 21, 2019) at the University’s 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation. Named professorships are created through private gifts that support the study and research of a faculty member who has an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishment. […]

Join Weidner Center for Pre-Concert Dinner on Sept. 28

Weidner Philharmonic Preconcert Dinner

A festive dinner will take place in the Weidner Center’s Fort Howard Hall prior to the Weidner Philharmonic’s New World Symphony concert, Sept. 28, 2019. Enjoy a delicious dinner catered by The Hyatt Regency Green Bay. Tickets are $40/person. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner begins at 6 p.m. Cash bar is available. Please indicate […]

‘Always…Patsy Cline’ is cancelled

“Always…Patsy Cline,” scheduled to play in May 2020 at the Weidner Center has been cancelled. Current ticket holders will automatically be credited back to the original credit card of purchase. Purchases made by cash or check will be refunded via check by Ticket Star. Please contact Ticket Star at 800-895-0071 with questions. For more information visit the website. […]

New ‘Bird in the Wings’ podcast

In this episode, Kelli Strickland, executive and artistic director of the Weidner Center, sits down with UW-Green Bay students Yasmin Nur and Nadifo Kasim to discuss their new book, The First Winter: Stories of Survival by Experienced Hearts. The “United ReSisters” are from Somalia and they aspire to create a positive change. Listen to learn […]

New Bird in the Wings Podcast from Weidner Center is available

A new episode for Bird in the Wings is live! This week’s guest is Jacob Beranek. He is an internationally acclaimed composer and pianist and the first ever Composer-in-Residence at Door County’s Midsummer’s Music Festival. Beranek is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Composing degree at Vanderbilt University. Listen to learn more about his […]

The Office comes to the Weidner Center; tickets on sale Friday, July 26

The Office! A Musical Parody

Singing! Dancing! Paper! It’s a typical morning at Scranton’s third largest paper company until, for no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees of Dunder Mifflin. Don’t miss this hilarious, unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, The Office, featuring songs such as “Welcome to Scranton (The Electric City),” “That’s […]

New mural is now ‘live’ at the Weidner Center

Weidner Center Mural

Same artist, different mural. Local artist and national artist Beau Thomas ’16 (Art and Design Arts) created a new mural on the UW-Green Bay campus. This time it’s backstage at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Thomas created his first mural while still a student — a 50th anniversary mural on the exterior of the Studio Arts […]

‘Bird in the Wings’ Podcast: Andrew Linskens & Cujo: Art-Hop Collective

Season 2 of “Bird in the Wings” continues with a delve into the world of hip-hop! Yas! In this episode, Executive and Artistic Director of the Weidner Center, Kelli Striclkand, chats with visual artist, Andrew Linskens, and hip-hop musician, Cujo. They discuss their respective lives as working artists and creatives, as well as their collaborations […]

Larry the Cable Guy to ‘Git-R-Done’ with Weidner Center show Nov. 30

Heck ya, sleeveless plaid goes perfectly with the velvet seats at the Weidner Center, according the Press-Gazette. Comedian Larry the Cable Guy will play the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay performing arts center at 8 p.m. Nov. 30. Tickets are $59.50 and $39.50 and go on sale at 11 a.m. Friday at ticketstaronline.com, 800-895-0071 and the […]