Tag Archives: Centertainment

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 »

Mungion and Butter’s Thursday Night Jam Session

Centertainment Productions hosted another great concert on Thursday, Sept. 28, in the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. The music played was a jam concert by the bands Butter and Mungion. Both bands hail from Chicago and are heavily-instrumental but do not conform to a specific genre. Butter, who opened the show, define themselves as “a lot like jam ... Read More »

PHO, Fay Ray and Why More People Should See Centertainment Concerts

Centertainment Productions regularly hosts concerts at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. These concerts usually have moderate attendance, but the talent of the artists that are hand-picked to play at UWSP is worthy of massive crowds filling up the Dreyfus University Center. On Friday, Sept. 22 Centertainment hosted the two bands PHO and Fay Ray. PHO, a 7-piece instrumental funk group, ... 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 »

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 »

You Are Feeling Very… Hypnotized?

An array of students from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point filled the DUC Alumni room for a night of “Cards Against Hypnosis,” hosted by David Hall and sponsored by Centertainment. It was a Saturday night filled with fun, laughter and excitement. Following the idea of the popular adult-based card game, “Cards Against Humanity” the audience became interactive with the hypnotist ... Read More »

Centertainment Introduces Punch Card System This Semester

Centertainment gives students the opportunity to earn prizes for attending events. Students collect punches on a punch card for each Centertainment event attended. Each punch card with a total of ten punches is entered into a drawing at the end of the semester which allows the students who submitted them a chance to win. The new punch card system was ... Read More »

Welcome to the Salty-Splatoon! How Nerd are You?

Catering to the hub of knowledge on campus, Centertainment presents “Nerdology”. Self-proclaimed “full-time nerds”, Mike and Sherman, are two professional comedians hosting a friendly competition. Mary Knight, communication and arts management major, organized this event for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students. “We have not done a lot of trivia through Centertainment,” said Knight. “We have a large amount of people ... 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 »

Rumpke Mountain Boys: Jam, Trash and Bluegrass

The Rumpke Mountain Boys took the stage of the Encore in the Drefus University Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point on Friday, Nov. 18. According to the Rumpke Mountain Boys’ website, they are a “foot stomping, old timey, whiskey spilling, psychedelic Jamgrass” band from Cincinnati, Ohio. The four-man bluegrass band was founded 11 years ago and consists of Jason ... Read More »