Arts and Entertainment

Funk Rock Bands Take on the Encore Stage

This week brought something unique and close to home to The Encore stage: two live bands right from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, Heartlight and Eazy on the Eyez. The two-hour show gave equal light to both bands. Heartlight filled the first slot, playing for an hour. After a short break for the bands to organize themselves, Eazy on ... Read More »

Album Review: EP No. 1

Miynt experiments with airy sounds in her latest album, EP No. 1. Throughout the album, she uses high-pitched sounds to compliment her light soprano voice. It’s a short album, with only six songs, but each song is jam-packed with different sounds. The opener, “After the Gold Rush,” starts out with distorted, high-pitched sounds that seem to be underwater. This repeats ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Tim Scaletta is a sophomore music education major What is important about fine arts programs and why? Especially if you are majoring in anything in the fine arts, it’s all about gaining skills, showing your own creativity, all the different techniques and aspects of everything you do and build upon is something that takes so long to do and takes ... Read More »

Variety Found at Open Mic Night

While campus is accustomed to Centertainment Productions bringing entertainment to students, Friday night had students bringing entertainment to Centertainment during Open Mic Night. Seven acts performed on stage in the Encore of the Dreyfus University Center, some performers reading poetry, some giving comedy acts and others performing live music. While the poetry readings and comedy acts featured one performer each, ... Read More »

Of Life, Death and Calaveras: The Carlsten’s Día de los Muertos Celebration

Marigolds, skeletons, pan de muertos and altars: The Carlsten Art Gallery captured Día de los Muertos’ distinctive flavor and brought it to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point community. The gallery celebrated the culmination of the three-week Día de los Muertos exhibit just in time for the holiday. What is Día de los Muertos? Día de los Muertos, or Day of ... Read More »

Album Review: How to Be a Human Being

Throughout the album “How to be a Human Being,” Glass Animals use unique sounds, outdoing themselves in  comparison with their previous album “Zaba.” From the low electronic beats to the sounds of high-pitched flute tones, Glass Animals manipulate and infuse the music in every song. The album features electric guitar, bass and drums, but there are also many overlays which ... Read More »

UWSP Brushes Up on Halloween Makeup

As the culmination of October draws near, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point put on Devilish Disguises, a Halloween makeup tutorial event on Oct. 20. Jordyne Runkel, recent drama major graduate, showcased her skills at Thursday’s event. Runkel has been experimenting with makeup for years. “I started makeup my junior year of high school, and I have done makeup for Dominion ... Read More »

Swing, Swing, Swing: UWSP’s Benny Goodman Approved Tuesday Night

Twirling partners, dancing feet, jazz music and having a ball: Any Swing Goes has it all. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point student club organizes weekly events where anyone can come and learn how to swing dance. On Tuesday night, participants filed into the dance studio of UWSP’s Health Enhancement Center to kick of their shoes and enjoy an evening of ... Read More »

Slam Into A Night Of Poetry

Powerful words, low lighting and emotional performances could be witnessed at Centertainment Production’s first poetry slam event of the year. On the night of Friday, Oct. 21 in the Dreyfus University Center’s Alumni Room, students were encouraged to sign up and perform their personal poetry in front of a seated audience and randomly selected judges from the crowd. Joshua Hanyard, ... Read More »

Album Review: Don’t Let the Kids Win

Julia Jacklin’s debut album “Don’t Let the Kids Win,” is a collection of songs highlighting electric and acoustic guitar with an Indie Pop and Alternative feel. Jacklin depicts the hardships and joyful times of love in all shapes, ranging from relationships to family love. Her lyrics in certain songs have a sad undertone about real problems, whether it is drugs ... Read More »