Monthly Archives: October 2008

Outstanding performances, reasonable admission

Outstanding is what you get when you attend music and theatre performances put on by our talented students and faculty. Click for a calendar of events:

Coming up:
The Balkan Women (a Common Theme event)
7:30 p.m., October 16-18 and 22-25, at the Jean Weidner Theatre, Weidner Center, a University Theatre production

• UW-Green Bay Music presents Messiah Part I
7:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 7 at the Weidner Center. Randall Meder, conductor, in collaboration with UW-Green Bay Chorale, Concert Choir and Green Bay Symphony Choir accompanied by a guest chamber orchestra. General admission is $12 in advance, $14 at the door. Tickets: 465-2217 or 1-800-328-tkts or

• Tribute to Lovell Ives
Jazz Fest XXXIX will help celebrate the 80th birthday of former music faculty member Lovell Ives. The event features the UW-Green Bay Jazz and Vocal ensembles and a special Alumni Jazz Band directed by Lovell Ives, featuring Mark Israel ’82 on the trumpet and Mark Burditt ’81 on the trombone, along with many others! The big show is Saturday, January 31 at the Weidner Center. Watch the Alumni website for more information.

Old tradition, cheesy reception, lots of fun

2008 Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese ClassicAlumni spirit was once again on display in September at UW-Green Bay’s oldest and most singular traditions: The Bill Laatsch Wine and Cheese Classic. More than 50 faculty, staff and alumni gathered at Shorewood Golf Course Clubhouse Sept. 18 to make this traditional event another cheesy success! Check out the event photos.