Tag Archives: Performance

CREATE Portage County Competes to Bring Free Concerts to Stevens Point This Summer

Voting has begun for the Levitt Foundation’s $25,000 “Levitt AMP Grant,” which helps nonprofit organizations bring free concerts to small-to-midsize towns and cities. CREATE Portage County, a local arts and entertainment nonprofit, has led the charge for Stevens Point to win this grant. 15 entrants will win and Stevens Point currently holds fifth place. Stevens Point was one of the ... Read More »

Galezio Plays Heart Out at Senior Recital

On Saturday, Oct. 21, Keaton Galezio, 23, preformed his senior recital featuring his talents on the trombone. Galezio’s life with music started when he was in kindergarten taking lessons on piano. When he got to middle school, he started band, where he made the switch from the ivory keys to a brass slide. “My older brother played the trombone so ... Read More »

A Cappella Is Coming Back with a New Group

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point A Cappella Club is gearing up for a great 2017-2018 season with a brand new group. UWSP A Cappella has not been around for long. It got its start in the spring of 2015, but in its short time, it has grown exponentially and become an important part of UWSP. This year, a fourth a-cappella ... Read More »

Laye Murashi is the Local Rapper UWSP Needs

Passion is one of the most important parts of making music. It gives music more meaning and power. Any person truly passionate about making music is worth paying attention to. Phil Scott-Dotson is truly passionate about making music. On Thursday Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. Scott-Dotson will be performing at the Encore Room of the Dreyfus University Center. Scott-Dotson, known ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Students Work Miracles on UWSP Stage

The time: the 1880s. The place: Tuscumbia, Alabama. Some stories have the miraculous ability to transcend time and space. Helen Keller’s is one of them. The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is currently showing their production of The Miracle Worker. The play follows the interaction between Annie Sullivan and the child Helen Keller who would grow up to be the first ... Read More »