Arts and Entertainment

A New Mural in Stevens Point

This summer a new mural was finished on the west-facing wall of Galaxy Comics & Games in downtown Stevens Point. The mural has been proudly on display since its unveiling on Aug. 23 of this year. It depicts the main ingredients of beer being poured into a Stevens Point Brewing Company pint glass.   Members of CREATE Portage County, a nonprofit ... Read More »

Explore and Be Well with UWSP Adventure Tours

College is a key period in life, full of expanding horizons and a developing sense of freedom in a vast world. Often times, a little guidance can be of great aid. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Adventure Tours aims to provide just that, adventure, to students and the community. Founded 32 years ago, Adventure Tours has long been a facet ... Read More »

Comedy Brings The Stevens Point Community Together

Laughter boomed in the nearly-full room of the Encore as students came to Centertainment Production’s event, Comedy Kickback, featuring Matt Donaher as seen on Conan O’Brien, Joe Riley from Milwaukee and Jerron Baldwin also known as Bubba. Bubba, senior drama major, stepped on stage to perform stand up for the first time ever and opened the show telling jokes and ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Beth Sommerfeldt is a senior biology major. With finals right around the corner, what do you think is the best way for students to relieve stress? I feel like the best way for students to relieve stress is to make sure that they are making time for themselves. Taking time to sleep, go outside, play a game or even watching ... Read More »

Centertainment Helps Students Belly Dance the Night Away

Jangling bangles, colorful scarves and ornate skirts brought to life the traditional Middle Eastern music performed in the Encore. On Friday night, Centertainment Productions hosted An Evening of Belly Dancing accompanied by the musical ensemble, Salaam, in the Dreyfus University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The ensemble played music from countries throughout the Middle East, such as Morocco, ... Read More »

Movies in the Park Provide Free Entertainment

As the semester winds down, students are preparing for summer. Those that are staying in Stevens Point for the next three months will have the opportunity to enjoy community events. One of the affordable events that Portage County offers is Movies in the Park, which takes place at Pfiffner Park in Stevens Point. Trisha Steinhorst, board member of Evergreen Community ... Read More »

Hungry Students Try Cooking for Change

The semester’s last Cooking for Change was held on Tuesday, May 2.  The workshop wrapped up a semester long project geared towards teaching students the fundamentals of nutrition. The workshops started as a pilot program, and are put on by the Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics, which partnered with the Student Health Advocate Committee. The Student Health Advocate Committee was ... Read More »

Humans of Point

Chelsea Connor is a senior dance major. Are you a fan of musicals? If so, why or why not? I am a huge fan of musicals! I actually wasn’t very aware of them before coming to UWSP, but because I am part of the Department of Theatre and Dance I have had so many opportunities to see the musicals here ... Read More »

The Middle Ground Pumps Up The Kicks

On Friday April 28, The Middle Ground graced the Dreyfus University Center’s Encore stage to perform up-beat music surrounded by the enthusiastic cheers and dancing from the audience. The Middle Ground is an alternative-rock group consisting of four band mates: Joe Neary, guitar and vocals, Chris Halbauer, drums, Jordan Burmeister, bass and vocals and Zach Grusznski, lead guitar. While the ... Read More »

Dropping Beats with DAWG

No microphones were needed for this weekend’s performance in the Encore, though they did help throw about drum puns. On Saturday night, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s student organization, Drum and Wind Group, presented Weapons of Mass Percussion in the Dreyfus University Center. Weapons of Mass Percussion was an exhibition of DAWG’s drumline. Cody Gehrke, sophomore math major, is vice ... Read More »