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A capella fills UWGB to a capacity

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Shelby Larson, Entertainment Writer
April 15, 2014

Beat boxing for 10 minutes and breaking out into a beat box version of Michael Jackson’s “Billy Jean” was not what most people were expecting from country singing a capella group Home Free. The quintet and 2013 winners of “The Sing Off,” an NBC singing competition, performed for students and... Read more »

Jazz articsts kick up heels at Black Boot

Shelby Larson, Entertainment Writer
April 15, 2014

The big, black boot on the interior brick wall, the dim lighting and the jazz music spilling out of the building completed the atmosphere at the Black Boot in De Pere on April 11. Woody Mankowski shared his musical talents on saxophone, clarinet and vocals. He was accompanied by UW-Green Bay Associate... Read more »

Students hop to Briar Rabbit’s music

Jacob Choroszy , Entertainment Writer
April 15, 2014

A comfortable and barefoot singer-songwriter, Briar Rabbit cracked jokes and sang songs from his newest album at the Common Grounds coffeehouse April 8. During the end of one of Rabbit’s songs, he paused to make the audience think the song was over. Once people started clapping, Rabbit yelled, “Gotcha!”... Read more »

Venturella strikes chord with UWGB

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Shelby Larson , Entertainment Writer
April 8, 2014

From broken strings to asking what everyone’s majors are, the atmosphere in the Common Grounds was welcoming as acoustic guitar player Nick Venturella performed at Groovin’ Grounds on April 4. Venturella was mid-song when the “G” string on his guitar broke near the end of the show. He tried to... Read more »

UWGB ensembles park at ARTgarage

Jacob Choroszy , Entertainment Writer
April 8, 2014

UW-Green Bay’s wind program and Adam Gaines, associate professor of music, put on a show at the ARTgarage on April 5. The ARTgarage is a nonprofit organization that encourages visual, performing and literary arts. The ARTgarage was founded by Sandi Van Sistine in 2006, for local artists who finished... Read more »

Country stars jam for St. Jude benefit

Samantha Bissing, Entertainment Editor, Commentary
April 8, 2014

Country music filled the Meyer Theatre for a benefit concert for the St. Jude Children’s Research Center on March 30. American Young opened the night. The group consists of artist Jon Stone and Kristy Osmunson, seasoned vets in songwriting, composing hits for top country superstars Rascal Flatts, Lee... Read more »

Zigrino jokes for Ladies Night

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Shelby Larson, Entertainment Writer
April 1, 2014

Yiddish sexting, Russian accents and flirtatious interactions with the audience filled the Phoenix club March 25. Female comedian, Jenny Zigrino performed for Ladies Night, hosted by Good Time Programming. With most of the jokes consisting of at least three curse words and a mention of her vagina or... Read more »

Glee’s 100th episode falls short of expectations

Bailey Stellmacher, 4Play Editor, Commentary
April 1, 2014

The second part of the 100th episode celebration of Fox’s hit series “Glee” felt like a complete and utter disappointment. The episode was appropriately titled “New Directions,” with the main plotline focusing on closing McKinley High’s Glee Club. A lot of the members of Will Schuester’s... Read more »

Monster weekend jams up Resch

Jacob Choroszy , Entertainment Writer
April 1, 2014

Iron Man, Robo Machine, Wisconsin’s own Just Get-Er-Done as well as their most popular four-time world champion Grave Digger will be some of the Monster Jam trucks competing in three different shows at the Resch Center April 5and 6. Before the April 5, 2 p.m. show, “Monster Jam” will be holding... Read more »

Michaels maximizes time at Weidner

Samantha Bissing, Entertainment Editor, Commentary
April 1, 2014

“Eat less, move more…and find your why,” was Jillian Michaels advice March 28at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts. Michaels a fitness trainer well known for her tough demeanor and forceful motivation tactics on the reality series “The Biggest Loser,” is on her “Maximize Your Life... Read more »