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Actors and dancers look to impress

September 1, 2011

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This year, the Theatre and Dance Department is determined to wow students, Director of Public Events of the College of Arts and Communication Sarah Altermatt said. The department is performing six productions that range from...

Local photo displayed in Times Square

May 11, 2011

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UW-W alumnus, wife, lead Milwaukee studio to national spotlight through Kodak competition “At first we were in disbelief, it seemed a little too good to be true,” Zynda-Kneeland said.  “Out of all the photos that were ...

Cinco de Mayo celebrated at Starin Park

May 4, 2011

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Bounce house, cotton candy machine, free popcorn new at this year’s celebration Cinco de Mayo has grown in popularity over time and has become more of a traditional Americanized holiday. In Whitewater, it has become a highly celebrated community event. ...

Big Man on Campus competition takes place

April 20, 2011

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Competition at 7 p.m. today in the University Center Hamilton Room The Big Man on Campus competition is sort of a male-style beauty pageant. Four contestants will partake in business wear, an interview portion, community ser...

Radio station hosts week-long fundraiser

April 13, 2011

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91.7’s annual Fund Drive is biggest money maker for campus radio station For 91.7 The Edge and radio stations like it, fundraisers are crucial to the station’s survival. The radio station’s biggest annual fundraise...

Kane performs “Poe’s Tales of Terror” tonight

April 6, 2011

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Connecticut native tells Poe’s stories at the Young Auditorium as part of  The Big Read program Joshua Kane stands alone on stage, looking as if he has stepped straight out of the pages of a Victorian novel. In a deep, boomi...

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra takes stage tonight

March 30, 2011

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Stuart Chafetz lives his dream every day. By spreading his strong passion of music to audiences through conducting the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, it couldn’t get any better for Chafetz. The orchestra performs at 7...

“Cowboy” lassos win at art show

March 16, 2011

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Student Art Alliance holds first juried art show at Section 708 in Andersen Library Senior Elle Benway won the coveted “Best in Show” prize for her Plexiglas piece titled “Cowboy.” She said her decision for a painting w...

Dancescapes returns with four performances

March 9, 2011

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Performance will feature pieces choreographed by students, faculty and guest artists Creativity. Inspiration. Movement. Music. According to the Theatre/Dance Department website, these four aspects will combine to create ...

Ceramic exhibition spans centuries

March 2, 2011

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Creating a ceramic piece is a process that takes a great deal of time and effort from an artist. The piece must be molded, textured, glazed and fired before it can be considered a final product. Artists aren’t spending their...

Rhythm & School

February 23, 2011

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Brent grew up in the same part of Chicago as Kanye West (the city’s Rainbow Beach neighborhood) before moving to Madison during high school. He was a star basketball player before dedicating himself to being a recording artist....

Barnett Theatre hosts gritty musical

February 16, 2011

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“The Threepenny Opera” is actually not an opera at all, but a musical. It is a story of how capitalism is organized and how corporate greed sustains. The show will be begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Barnett Theatre, w...

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