Mark Your Calendar

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February 2012
• Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 23-25; Wednesday, Feb. 29; Thursday-Saturday, March 1-3 – UW-Green Bay Theatre: Criminal Hearts, Jean Weidner Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

April 2012
• Friday-Saturday, April 20-21 – Cabaret, Cofrin Family Hall, Weidner Center, 7:30 p.m.

events - mark your calendar

December 2011
• Saturday, Dec. 17 – UW-Green Bay Graduates, Commencement Reception

Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St., Green Bay, 8-10 p.m.
Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and door prizes

January 2012
• Saturday, Jan. 7 – Alumni Reception – Milwaukee 
Centercourt Pub and Grille, 118 No. 4th Street, 5-6:30 p.m.
Complimentary snacks and door prizes

Held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball game, 7 p.m.

• Saturday, Jan. 28 – Alumni Pre-game Reception
The Bar on Holmgren Way, 2001 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, 5-6:30 p.m.

Men’s Alumni Basketball Reunion Weekend
 – held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. Butler men’s basketball game

February 2012
• Saturday, Feb. 11 – Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend

Kress Events Center, UW-Green Bay, 11 a.m.

Held in conjunction with UW-Green Bay vs. Wright State women’s basketball game, 2 p.m., Kress Center

March 2012
• Saturday, March 24 – Festival Foods and UWGB Alumni Association Food Drive
Benefit for local pantries, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

April 2012
• Saturday, April 28 – Alumni Association Awards Night

Weidner Center, UW-Green Bay, 4-8 p.m.

May 2012
• Friday-Sunday, May 4-6 – Alumni Wilderness Weekend

Wilderness Hotel and Waterpark Resort, Wisconsin Dells

• Saturday, May 12 – UW-Green Bay Graduates, Commencement Reception

Titletown Brewing, 200 Dousman St., Green Bay, 8-10 p.m.

• Sunday, May 20 – Cellcom Marathon

Volunteers needed, 6:45-9:30 a.m.

Music, theatre, art — it’s all right here

An Evening of Miniatures

The UW-Green Bay music program has an extensive fall line-up including a free concert, “An Evening of Miniatures,” Saturday, Oct. 16, a Chorale & Concert Choir Concert, Wednesday Oct. 20 and a Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert, Saturday, Oct. 23. See the full schedule of events.

Almost, Maine

UW-Green Bay Theatre presents its production of John Cariani’s play Almost, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 14 at the Weidner Center. Almost, Maine offers a glimpse of the joys and perils of finding romance in remote and unexpected areas. Click for more.

Mostly Indian and Other Fables

An exhibition of contemporary Native art, co-curated by Dr. Stephen Perkins and Amii John, will be held in the Lawton Gallery at UW-Green Bay Oct. 7-Nov. 4. This exhibition of works by twenty-four Native artists from across the United States and Canada illustrates the complex nature of the contemporary Native experience. The works celebrate the many ways in which Native artists are working with old and new traditions in order to create works that respond not only to the present but also the past and the future. See the Lawton Gallery calendar.

Posed ensemble in prairie costume

Photo memory 70 - Prairie ensemble, posed in costume
Photo memory 70 - Prairie ensemble, posed in costume

In this photo, five figures dressed in prairie costume stand in tall grass, posed before a weathered shed. The men are wearing denim bib overalls, one rests his hand on a 12-string acoustic guitar and another other, the barrel of a rifle. The women wear calico print dresses with ruffled aprons, one with a prairie bonnet on. We believe this photo to be from the 1970’s. Can you provide any more information? Please share your memories as they relate to this photo.

Students Dancing

Photo memory 52 - Students Dancing
Photo memory 52 - Students Dancing

In the photo above, students dressed in jeans and tie dyed t-shirts are engaged in what could be a contemporary dance. They’re intertwined reaching their hands forward to make contact with another other of the group, gracefully holding various lunge poses. Do you know anything about this photo, who’s in it, when it was taken, or what they’re doing? Please share your memories in the comment field below.