Arts and Entertainment

Dive into the Cinematic Experience

Attending the movies is an exciting experience that transports viewers into new worlds. That experience was heightened Friday night by putting viewers neck-deep into a movie. Centertainment Productions hosted a dive-in movie on April 14 with a pool showing of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Aquatic Center. Charity Hentges, late night program coordinator for Centertainment, ... Read More »

Omnos: A Peak At A Jazz Quintet

Omnos, a unique, jazzy and timeless musical group, can be found in the heart of our very own Stevens Point. Four University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students and one alumnus created the jazz quintet: Zachary Finnegan, Jacob Opperman, Austin Bolden, Malakai Flynn and Adam Hatton. Zachary Finnegan, senior jazz studies performance and music education major and trumpet player for Omnos, said ... Read More »

Student Artists Gain Insights Through Scholarships

As the academic year comes to a close, departments throughout the university are acknowledging excellence of the students within their programs in annual scholarship awards. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s Department of Art and Design is no exception. The 2017 scholarship competition included 23 awards for students in every major. The winners were announced on April 2 at the Annual ... Read More »

Students Reflect on Danstage Experience with Eddy Ocampo

Danstage, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s spring dance production, opened this past weekend after many hours and weeks of rehearsal and preparation. This year the faculty brought in special guest Eddy Ocampo, an internationally renowned contemporary choreographer and dance teacher who has created ballets in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Russia and throughout the U.S. Ocampo was a week-long guest, helping prepare ... Read More »

Joshua Hanyard: A Student Profile

Joshua Hanyard, junior communications major, debuted his comedy act in the Basement Brewhaus of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus, which led to his opening for professional comedian, Chinedu Unaka. Hanyard was always interested in public speaking. He remembers attending church and being drawn to the format and structure of the sermons he heard. Hanyard was attracted to the way the ... Read More »

Pride Week Set to Shine Bright and Proud

April 10 was the start of pride week and, for some students, the start of movies, prom and much more. On Monday night, in partnership with the Black Student Union and Centertainment, the Oscar winning movie Moonlight was shown to a nearly full house in the Dreyfus University Center. Moonlight is extra special to students because there is rarely a ... Read More »

Centertainment’s Paint Night: Glassware Goodies

On Thursday night, brightly colored paint pallets and a variety of different glassware littered the tables throughout the Dreyfus University Center’s Encore. Centertainment Productions hosted Paint Night, inviting students to take some time out of their busy schedules to have some fun painting glasses. Tess Tranel, junior music education major and travel and leisure coordinator for Centertainment, was in charge ... Read More »

Humans Of Point

Hannah Tyznik is a junior psychology major. April 22 is Earth Day. Do you think students should be more aware of this? Why or why not? I believe so because I think sustainability should be a bigger thing. I mean, I get offended when people don’t recycle. I just don’t think people realize, and this will sound cliché, but we only ... Read More »

Let’s Talk About Sets, Baby

The Noel Fine Arts Center houses many pieces of art and modes to enjoy it, one being the theatres where student productions are shown each semester. Most recently, “The Miracle Worker,” allowed set designers the opportunity to research and create a historically accurate set. Joe Klug, assistant professor of scenic design, described how the creation of a set is important ... Read More »

Get Your Country on with Easton Corbin

With popular jams, a guitar and a southern lilt, Easton Corbin is bringing a little bit of country to campus. The country singer from Florida will be performing Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Quandt Fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Corbin released his first single in 2010, “A Little More Country Than That,” and won the ... Read More »