Tag Archives: Centertainment Productions

All Tiny Creatures Bring an Evening of Sound and Motion

On Friday evening, Centertainment Productions invited Madison musicians of All Tiny Creatures to come to The Encore of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point as part of their current performance tour. All Tiny Creatures is an experimental rock band that uses a mix of synthesizer, guitar, bass and vocals, as well as having psychedelic visuals projected behind the band to put ... Read More »

Battle of the Comedians Comes to Campus

The first comedy open mic night at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point was held on Saturday, Oct. 21. UWSP holds open mic nights every other Monday at the Basement Brewhaus, but this event was special as it was only for stand-up comedy. “The comedy Open Mic Night came about because, previously, Centertainment Productions has held battle of the bands, where ... Read More »

RHA Trivia Night: All About The 90s

On Thursday Oct. 12 in the DUC Laird Room, the Resident Hall Association and Centertainment Productions hosted their first RHA Trivia Night for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s homecoming week. The evening was complete with free popcorn, prizes for trivia winners and a chance to earn valuable homecoming team points. One of the questions the trivia members were prompted to ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

T-Shirt Upcycling Chennels Up with the Old

Clothing accessories, storage and home decor are all commodities that can be fashioned from old T-shirts. Centertainment Productions hosted T-shirt Upcycling on Thursday, an event that encouraged students to create something new and trendy from the mundane. Upcycling is a derivative of recycling. The idea is to repurpose unused or old materials in a way that adds to the value ... Read More »

Better Yeti Is Best Yet

Better Yeti cranked up the volume and blared clamorous music for a Thursday night campus groove fest. “We are going to have a party tonight, so I hope you’re ready,” John Hoel, saxophone player for Better Yeti, said. Unlike the conventional four-piece band, Better Yeti brings a party to the stage within the members themselves. Six musicians performed in the ... Read More »

Fruition and Gin Mill Hollow Rock at the Encore

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 »

Jesse McCartney’s Beautiful Soul Reaches UWSP Fans

On Friday, Jan. 27, a sea of raging hormones could physically be seen excitedly waiting outside of the Dreyfus University Center’s Laird Room. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point welcomed well-known singer, songwriter, voice actor, and actor, Jesse McCartney to the stage to perform not only his most current music, but his early 2000’s greatest hits. When news dropped that the ... Read More »

Kind of Wavy: Thomas Wincek and Lün Perform Alternative Music

Eerie echoes, looping tracks, and a strong beat defined the feel of the alternative music in the Encore on Thursday night. It was music that sounded like the reverberations of life. Thomas Wincek, member of the bands Volcano Choir, Field Report and All Tiny Creatures, performed solo in the first Centertainment Productions show of the spring semester. The concert opened ... Read More »