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Students hang loose with Hawaiian dancers

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Shelby Larson , Entertainment Writer
May 6, 2014

With a complimentary coconut cup in hand, and a plate of fruit, the audience was ready for the hula dance-off by the Aloha Hawaiian Dancers from Chicago in the Phoenix Rooms May 1. “We are all family at heart,” said performer Lucia Mejia. The dancers welcomed men who wanted to learn to dance on stage.... Read more »

Green Bay rises with Nightingale and young talent

Jacob Choroszy , Entertainment Writer
May 6, 2014

Hitting a note at Green Bay Botanical Garden on May 3 was “Spirit of the Garden” by Rose and the Nightingale, a group of four women with musical talents. Members include Jody Redhage, who contributes vocals and plays cello. Leala Cyr, a Wisconsin native who contributes vocals and plays trumpet. Sara... Read more »

RAs bring tacky prom to students

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Shelby Larson , Entertainment Writer
April 29, 2014

Bedazzled fanny packs were on the line when four people participated in a dance off at the ‘80s Tacky Prom in the Phoenix Club April 24. Anthony Hienkel, senior English education major, came with his friends to dance. “Tacky prom is something that’s happened for years and I make a point to go every... Read more »

Assemblage Studio assembles creative books

Jacob Choroszy , Entertainment Writer
April 29, 2014

Local book artist Kathy Hackbarth brought her talents to the Assemblage Studio in downtown Green Bay on April 26. The Assemblage Studio is located in the back of the “Somewhere in Time” Antique Mall on N. Broadway. It’s an art stuido that holds classes to create different art projects. Hackbarth’s... Read more »

Dittelman reads students’ minds

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Shelby Larson , Entertainment Writer
April 22, 2014

As the horses line up at the start of the race, no one knows who is going to win – except mind reader Eric Dittelman. The season seven America’s Got Talent semifinalist performed a mind reading comedy show in Christie Theatre on April 16. The event was moved from the Phoenix Rooms to the Christie... Read more »

Outsiders unite for Day of Gold

Samantha Bissing , Entertainment Editor, Commentary
April 22, 2014

Country music stars Jake Owen and  Eric Church are coming to the Resch Center. Jake Owen is bringing his country music talents to Green Bay on  his “Days of Gold Tour” on July 24 at 7 p.m. Popular from his album “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” Owen has been gaining speed in the country music world.... Read more »

Semester’s last exhibit goes to graduates

Jacob Choroszy , Entertainment Writer
April 22, 2014

The artwork of six graduating students is on display in the Senior Exhibition at the Lawton Gallery in Theater Hall. The seniors include Ryan Bartel, Tyler Evans, Billy Wenner, Justine Lasley, Kristina Dishno and Alyssa Gruenwald. Each artist has a brief description next to his or her work that provides... Read more »

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 »