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Band, theatre perform over break

December 14, 2011

With winter break just around the bend, two upcoming events may intrigue UW-Whitewater students who live in the Madison and Milwaukee areas. An upcoming band, The Lucas Cates Band, and a timeless Christmas classic, “A Christmas Carol,” could be popular performances for students to attend over the holiday break. T...

Comedic Broadway play performs at UW-Whitewater

December 7, 2011

The Young Auditorium is showing the Broadway comedy “Church Basement Ladies - Away in the Basement” this weekend and Young Auditorium Marketing Director Leslie LaMuro said this show is always popular at UW-Whitewater. “We have had the ‘Church Basement Ladies’ perform here in previous ye...

A cappella band Ball in the House set to perform in Down Under

November 29, 2011

A cappella band, Ball in the House, will look to “rock” the university tomorrow evening in the Down Under. “It is rare that we have [an]a cappella group,” SEAL intern Britta Svoboda said. “So the fact that we have something different is exciting for us.” Ball in the House is an a cappella...

Whitewater faculty and staff honorees display creative achievements at new gallery

November 23, 2011

UW-Whitewater faculty and staff will be given an opportunity to reveal scholarly research and other creative achievements at the Center of Arts Crossman Gallery Nov. 22 and 23 during the 24th annual Scholarship and Creative Achievement Exhibition. “This is an opportunity for members of the faculty an...

Professor to perform challenging, rare cello piece

November 10, 2011

Bach’s suites for unaccompanied cello are almost never played in a single concert, but Associate Professor Benjamin Whitcomb has welcomed the challenge and will perform all six suites in one concert. “The Bach suites are the pinnacle,” Whitcomb said. “I would argue that they are the most...

Guest saxophonist performs on campus

November 4, 2011

Award-winning saxophonist Randall Hall is going to showcase his “high-octane, supercharged sax,” according to Innova Recordings. “Randy is a great saxophonist and performer,” Associate Professor Matt Sintchak said. “Even if his music seems ‘foreign,’ the audience will still be able...

Fairy-tale goes on the road

October 26, 2011

The Theatre/Dance Deptartment will present a new look for a household fairy-tale character in “Cinderella! Cinderella!” The play was written by Edith Weiss and directed by Dr. Charles Grover. “The story is pretty much traditional,” Grover said. “But the author adds a few things that ...

Madison brass quintet performs on campus

October 25, 2011

The nationally recognized Wisconsin Brass Quintet will make a stop in Whitewater for a performance at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Young Auditorium. The quintet was formed in 1972 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music. Members throughout the years have changed but the current roster...

Young auditorium awarded Wisconsin grant

October 14, 2011

Young Auditorium was awarded a significant state grant in September that will be used for the current 2011-2012 season. “Of all the grants we apply for every year the Wisconsin Arts Board is the most prestigious and difficult,” Senior Development Specialist and Assistant Director Ben Strand said. The...

Daniels to bring laughs to Down Under

October 6, 2011

Tired from a dull day of classes, boring lectures, and roommates that could just drive a person up a wall? Come down to the University Center’s Down Under for a night of comedic relief with Chad Daniels at 8 p.m. on Thursday. “We’ve actually had Chad on campus three years ago and had a great...

Women to face Edgewood College in first round

May 11, 2011

After earning their fourth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, the women’s tennis team has higher expectations after failing to advance past the second round the last three years. Not only could they not get past the second round, but have fallen to Gustavus Adolphus two-out-of-those-three times. They...

Women to host Final Four tournament, looking to repeat

April 27, 2011

The women’s tennis team will aim to serve its way past conference rivals toward another automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA national tournament on Saturday. The Warhawks have had a very successful year, going 8-4 during the second half of the season and 19-5 overall. With key victories against Luther College twice and an...

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