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Crossman Gallery presents annual juried art exhibition

March 30, 2011

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Every year, the UW-Whitewater art department chooses an artist to be the professional juror at Crossman Gallery’s annual juried student art exhibit. This year Kristen Ferrell, a professional painter, illustrator and fashion...

Murray performs multiple instruments

March 30, 2011

Filed under Arts & Rec, Multimedia

Playing more than one instrument isn’t easy. Senior Heather Murray not only plays one, she plays more than a dozen. “I lost count at 13,” Murray said. The Whitewater community can now witness her play two of her f...

Music Review – “Towards the Sun” by Alexi Murdoch

March 16, 2011

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Alexi Murdoch does not shy away from his traditionally intimate and soothing vocals in “Towards the Sun,” a follow up to his 2006 album “Time Without Consequence." The indie folk musician recorded all the tracks to “To...

Lindquist’s love of music to take center stage tonight

March 16, 2011

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Though music instructor George Lindquist has spent the past 16 years at UW-Whitewater teaching countless students the ways of classical and folk guitar, tonight will be his moment in the spotlight to show off an art he ha...

Photo contest returns to campus

March 16, 2011

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The annual spring photo contest expanded its boundaries this year, allowing for faculty and community members to compete along with students. Nearly 230 photographs were submitted for this year’s contest. Each amateur photographer...

Whiskey of the Damned Unplugged

March 15, 2011

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Bagpipes are playing, the smell of stout is in the air. It’s almost 3 p.m. on Sunday and Whiskey of the Damned is about to perform for a packed house at Suds O’Hanahan’s Irish Pub in Beloit. St. Patrick’s Day is a favorite...

IMPACT drag show returns to campus after success last year

March 9, 2011

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Last year’s smash hit student event, the IMPACT Drag Show, returns to UW-Whitewater at 9 p.m. Thursday. The Mardi Gras themed show, featuring both UW-Whitewater students and professional drag queens and kings, will r...

Chin’s poetry will share her struggles

March 9, 2011

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Spoken word artist performs tonight in UC Staceyann Chin, a spoken word poet, featured on television shows such as 60 Minutes and The Oprah Winfrey Show, will perform at 7 p.m. today in the University Center’s Hamil...

Rodriguez ready to perform comedy routine in Down Under

March 9, 2011

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Miami native, former model, now focused on career as  actor, comedian “I look forward to connecting with you so long as you are not allergic to the truth, have sissy like tendencies, and need your doses of reality with a chaser.”...

Pop rock band makes debut on campus

March 2, 2011

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Florida-native acoustic pop rock band Augustine is on a national college campus tour. Next stop, UW-Whitewater. The band will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Thursday at the University Center’s Down Under. Named after...

Hart enjoys playing flute, sharing passion with others

March 2, 2011

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Hart has been playing flute since the age of 10, but has been performing since high school. She is also involved in Wind Ensemble and Orchestra, in which she has performed at UW-Whitewater for both. Hark said she has stuck...

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