Arts and Entertainment

If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On Marie

Photo by Kathryn Wisniewski.

Three beautiful things appeared on the stage of Michelsen Hall Saturday night: a young musician, her violin and the music they created together. Marie Von Rueden gave her junior violin recital on Saturday, Feb. 18. Von Rueden is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point pursuing a bachelor’s degree of music in violin performance. She has been playing violin ... Read More »

Fruition and Gin Mill Hollow Rock at the Encore

Fruition playing a great show at the Encore. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

Mandolin, guitar and a little bit of electricity created folkie tunes brought to campus Thursday night by Gin Mill Hollow and Fruition. The opening band, Gin Mill Hollow is an acoustic folk rock trio out of Madison. Marc Norman, songwriter, guitarist, double bassist and vocalist for Gin Mill Hollow, is quite familiar with the university, having graduated from the University ... Read More »

Friendly Neighborhood Artist, Tim Zeszutek

Tim Zeszutek painting in the DUC cases. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

If a tall, dark figure is spotted lurking the halls of the Noel Fine Arts Center late at night, fear not. It is likely Tim Zeszutek, fifth-year senior graphic design major and Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in 2D art. Zeszutek’s following of student and faculty supporters has grown substantially throughout his years on campus as he continues ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Hannah Mauel | Photo by Lhea Owens.

Hannah Mauel is a junior family and consumer science major How often do you find yourself attending a UWSP sporting event and which are they? I try to go to the hockey games as much as possible and the track meets because I find them to be the most interesting. Other wise I haven’t been to that many. Is there ... Read More »

Sign Language Club Comes In Handy

UWSP sign language club. Photo courtesy of

Primarily used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing, American Sign Language is a complex language that includes signs made by moving hands, facial expressions and body language. The purpose of Sign Language Club at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is to help create an interest in Sign Language while building awareness of Deaf culture and individuals who ... Read More »

Intermediary: A Peek At Chinese Video Art

Video art from China showcasing a short clip in the Carlsten Art Gallery. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

When walking through an art gallery, most visitors expect to witness paintings, sculptures or drawings and would be surprised to find videos and digital images being displayed instead of these classic art forms. Breaking this generalization, Intermediary is a showcase of video art from China and is being displayed in the Edna Carlsten Art Gallery on campus. Seven different artists ... Read More »

The Best Things in Life Are Free: Portage County Public Library

Portage County Public Library in downtown Stevens Point. Photo by Nomin Erdenebileg

The Portage County Public Library, just off campus at 1001 Main St., houses a variety of resources that benefit the community and university students. The library is free to use and students can acquire library cards, even if they aren’t from Stevens Point, with presentation of proper ID. It  is also part of the South Central Library System, a consortium ... Read More »

Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

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Modern theatre-goers have fallen into a rut. They sit down in their red velvet seats and expect a two-act performance that tells them a story. The University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point Department of Theatre and Dance intends to break those expectations through its performance of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, a 49-year-old musical revue. ... Read More »

Gear Up for Love

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Love is in the air! To some, the Valentine’s Day season is full of romance and passion, for others, it is everything but. Love Guru Grant Edmonds crafted an umbrella of advice for every person in the “love”  mindset. Edmonds is a certified relationship coach out of Indiana who has appeared on shows such as 7th Heaven and Drew Carey. ... Read More »