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Brett Young takes the stage at Groovin’ Grounds

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Brianna Laack , Entertainment Editor
September 15, 2014

Tranquility filled the atmosphere of the Common Grounds Coffeehouse Sept. 5 as singer-songwriter Brett Young took the stage with his country music and acoustic guitar for the first Groovin’ Grounds of the year. Originally from Southern California, Young has recently moved to Nashville, Tenn. for his... Read more »

Wisconsin native serves up laughs

Connor Huff , Entertainment Writer
September 15, 2014

When comedian Pete Lee travels to colleges across the country,  he picks schools in a funny way. “I really like to go to colleges that I applied to and did not get in to,” Lee said. Green Bay is an example of one of those colleges. Lee has been to Green Bay before and has always loved the atmosphere. “I... Read more »

Kicking it with glow sticks

Brianna Laack , Entertainment Editor
September 15, 2014

As the sun set on Saturday evening, all that could be seen were mass amounts of neon pink, green and blue glow stick necklaces and bracelets moving around Phoenix Park. Music could be heard blasting from the event as far away the as tennis courts. Neon Nights, sponsored by the Kress Events Center, was... Read more »

Southern Hospitality Swinging its Way into Manitowoc County

Brianna Laack , Entertainment Editor
September 5, 2014

Musical notes filled the air as volunteers roamed around the grounds of the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic. The event took place at the Rahr West Museum in Manitowoc, Wis. Aug. 26. Food was provided by the Fire Commission. Bob Kaufman of the Industrial Development Corporation, explained that this... Read more »

New arrivals chip up in Phoenix rooms and cash out at Casino Night

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Connor Huff , Entertainment Writer, Commentary
September 5, 2014

It is a difficult task finding events and activities that can appeal to all types of people, however, when money is involved, many people will take interest, even if that money is fake. Students could be found participating in Casino Night Aug. 29 in the Phoenix Rooms. Even with the Kress Events Center... Read more »

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 »