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Festival held in memory of UW-W graduate

Festival held in memory of UW-W graduate

May 8, 2013

  With live music, a 5K walk/run and the second annual kickball tournament, this year’s J.A.M. Fest will surely be an event not to miss. Randall Aschbrenner, one of the committee members for the event and a landlord in Whitewater, said the event is going all in this year to make sure it...

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

February 20, 2013

  The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight were all part of an era that tend to take many down memory lane. For those who weren’t around to remember these musical icons, the chance to experience traditional Motown will be available on campus in a one-night-only performance. “Masters...

Disease helps comedian ‘connect’

Disease helps comedian ‘connect’

February 6, 2013

  Comroe incorporates living with Tourette’s Syndrome into routine: Comedian Samuel J. Comroe does not let Tourette’s Syndrome rule his life. Instead, he makes it work for him, using it as an influence in his stand-up routine. SEAL Entertainment intern Sara Molnar is in charge of the...

Broadway comes to town

Broadway comes to town

January 30, 2013

  Award-winning ‘A Chorus Line’ at UW-W for one night:   UW-Whitewater will host one of the longest running shows on Broadway, and the winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, as well as the Pulitzer Prize winner for drama. “A Chorus Line” will have only one perfo...

Students express love for Christmas music and jazz

December 5, 2012

  Traditional holiday music will be dancing its way out of the Light Recital Hall on Dec. 5, as the UW-Whitewater Jazz Ensemble I performs its last concert of the semester. The ensemble will feature Duke Ellington’s “Nutcracker” at 7:30 p.m. Ellington took music from the original...

The Golden Dragon Acrobats tumble to campus

November 14, 2012

  All the way from China, the Golden Dragon Acrobats will bring new, awe-inspiring routines to UW-Whitewater. The group will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 15 in the Young Auditorium. The Golden Dragon Acrobats traveling within the U.S. include 24 people from all over China. 20 of them excel...

Album Review: “¡UNO!” by Green Day

October 24, 2012

  To quote Green Day, “Well I ain’t got much time, so I’ll get to the point.” After almost three and a half years, the punk-rock trio, Green Day, has come up with not just one, but three albums, to make any true fan, such as myself, go nuts. “¡UNO!” is the first of three...

Art exhibit depicts the end of the world

October 17, 2012

  Devastation, wars, zombies and the end of the world are just a few themes in the new Crossman Gallery Exhibit. “This is the End My Friend: Visions of Post-Apocalyptic Worlds” opens today in the Crossman Gallery with a reception to honor the artists from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will stay...

Two bands unite to perform at local bar

October 10, 2012

  Pumper’s and Mitchell’s, in downtown Whitewater, is a popular spot for UW-Whitewater students hoping to have a good time. At 9 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 13, the bands The Delta Routine, of Milwaukee, and Hero Jr., of Indianapolis, will travel to Whitewater for a performance at the bar. Students...

Student looks forward to sharing music

October 3, 2012

  Many UW-Whitewater students within the music department are given the chance to perform a recital for fellow students, faculty and community members during their senior years. At 3 p.m. on Sunday in the Light Recital Hall, Mallory Hillock will be performing her senior clarinet recital in...

Musicians show talent in local showcase

September 26, 2012

  Every week, SEAL presents a fun alternative to Thursday nights by holding bingo nights, hosting comedians and bands or by showing the latest movie. At 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27, SEAL will be presenting two local bands for a showcase in the University Center Down Under. The two bands...

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