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Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Now That was a Golden Girls show

Now ‘That’ was a Golden Girls show

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor April 10, 2022

A spin on everyone’s favorite show that always keeps it classy and sassy, the off broadway, That Golden Girls Show, did not disappoint. The show took place in the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s...

UW-Whitewater’s Dr. Matthew Onstad is seen here performing Noctilucent composed by Angela Elizabeth Slater at the Trumpet Studio Recital in the Light Recital Hall Mar. 18, 2022.

Winds of Change

Katie McIlheran, Photographer March 27, 2022

The UW-W Trumpet Studio performed a collection of 12 new works for trumpet and piano written by marginalized and underrepresented composers in the Light Recital Hall March 18. “Winds of Change” was...

Pictured left to right are violinist Suzanne Beia, pianist Karen Boe, and cellist Karl Lavine after completing their performance.

A triumphant trio

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor March 6, 2022

UW-Whitewater’s Department of Music presented a concert by lecturer Karen Boe and her friends Suzanne Beia and Karl Lavine at Light Recital Hall on Thursday Mar. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Boe, a pianist and graduate...

Th stage is set for the show to start Sunday, Feb. 27 for the afternoon productions of Church Basement Ladies in the Young Auditorium.

Audiences laugh and learn at Church Basement Ladies production

Mason Thompson, Journalist February 27, 2022

The 20th Anniversary Tour of the Church Basement Ladies came to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium with two productions Sunday, Feb. 27, providing a fun learning experience for those that attended.  Inspired...

Q&A with The Harpies cast member Sarah Keller

Q&A with ‘The Harpies’ cast member Sarah Keller

Alicia Dougherty, Editor February 20, 2022

With the excitement and anticipation of UW-Whitewater’s first opera production “The Harpies” since the pandemic, Royal Purple decided to sit down with cast member Sarah Keller who plays one of the...

John Muller as Buddy Holly performs in his Winter Dance Party recreation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper’s final tour. At Young Auditorium Feb. 11th 2022.

Winter dance party turns up the heat

Parker Rezner, Assistant Lifestyle Editor February 13, 2022

Chills were running up and down bodies of audience members last Friday night on Feb. 11, but it had nothing to do with the bitter February air. John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party” rocked Young Auditorium...

Junior media arts major Dalon Williams (right) and junior film studies CJ Hoze (left) take to the stage and perform some dances representing black culture for the annual Black is Beautiful event, Thursday night, Feb. 3, 2022.

Black is beautiful

Brooklyn Stevenson, Campus News Editor February 6, 2022

The Black Student Union and Lambda Xi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. presented the first annual Black history program called “My Black is Beautiful” on Feb. 3, 2022. The program welcomed...

Pictured on the left is pianist MyungHee. Pictured on the right is cellist Benjamin Whitcomb.

Dynamic duo owns the stage

Sydney Wojcik, Arts & Recreation Editor January 30, 2022

Benjamin Whitcomb and MyungHee Chung performed at Light Recital Hall in the Greenhill Center of the Arts at UW-Whitewater Thursday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The duo, who don’t perform together frequently,...

The Lightwire Theater performed “A Very Electric Christmas” in the Young Auditorium on Dec. 12, 2021.

Lightwire Theater brightens up Young Auditorium

Alicia Dougherty, Editor December 12, 2021

It was an electrifying day at the Young Auditorium Dec 12, 2021, as the Lightwire Theater dazzled the audiences with their Christmas show, “A Very Electric Christmas.” With only five people, some graceful...

The Vocal Jazz ensemble, directed by Dr. Michael Hackett, are seen here singing their piece Caroling, Caroling by Alfred Burt and Wihia Hutson at the Gala Benefit Concert on December 4.

Gala Benefit Concert rings in holiday cheer

Sydney Wojcik, Assistant Editor of Arts and Recreation December 5, 2021

A monumental number of students from UW-Whitewater’s Music Department performed for delighted attendees at the annual Gala Benefit Concert Saturday, Dec. 4. The concert had not taken place in a traditional...

Abby Frey as Tillius the Paladin and Erin McKee as Lilith Morningstar embrace in a dramatic scene of the She Kills Monsters play running in the Hicklin Studio Theatre Nov. 18 - 21.

She Kills Monsters: A story of calculated combat

Sydney Wojcik, Assistant Editor of Arts and Recreation November 14, 2021

Dungeons and Dragons, the famous role playing game created for people to connect around the world through the use of sorcery and strategy to conquer using the imagination, will be brought to life at UW-Whitewater’s...

Choirs perform after two years without live shows

Choirs perform after two years without live shows

Peyton Rollins, Arts & Recreation Editor October 31, 2021

The Meistersingers and Singing Sirens opened their season with a live performance Sunday, Oct. 24 in the Light Recital Hall. The show included the Meistersingers, Singing Sirens, and the Concert Choir...

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