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Vocalosity and aca-perfect concert experience at the Weidner Center

Vocalosity-Ver-2VOCALOSITY (Friday, Jan. 22) is the all-new live concert event from the creative mind of artistic producer Deke Sharon (Pitch Perfect, The Sing-Off) that takes a cappella to a whole new level! This fast-paced production features an all-star ensemble of diverse young vocalists singing some of today’s chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements that set a new standard for 12-part harmony. You will hear music from The Beatles to Bruno Mars and more. Combine that with direction and choreography from Sean Curran (Stomp original cast member) and you have an exhilarating evening of song unlike anything you’ve ever seen or heard, live on stage.

It’s the aca-perfect concert experience! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Weidner Center or call 800-895-0071.

Holiday Wish list for Phoenix Alumni, Fans, and Friends

Still have some holiday shopping to do? Consider this a holiday favor from your favorite University. It’s a holiday shopping list for alumni, friends and fans of the Phoenix.

50th Anniversary Wine – Captain’s Walk Winery


UW-Green Bay and Captain’s Walk Winery celebrate the University’s golden anniversary with a commemorative Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged 25 months in medium toast French oak, this well-balanced red teems with vibrant fruit aromas and gentle tannins and can stand up to a feast of wild game or prime rib. Join them in toasting 50 years of UW-Green Bay and a bright future of innovation, transformation, and community. The commemorative wine is available to purchase at Captain’s Walk, http://captainswalkwinery.com/.

Phoenix Pride T-Shirt


The Phoenix PRIDE Shirt is a unique collectible, with a new design each year and proceeds directed to student scholarships. This year, 1997 alum, John Konecny designed the shirt. To purchase, order online at www.thephoenixbookstore.com: Phoenix Pride t-shirt 2616960

Dedicate a Seat at the Kress Events Center

Take A Seat at the Kress Events Center this Christmas! For a $100 contribution, engrave the name of a person you would like to honor (a family member, your company, a favorite student, professor or alumnus) on a seat nameplate in the spectacular Kress Events Center. There are four options of engraving on the nameplate. To Take A Seat this holiday season, visit KEC Take A Seat Campaign or contact Molly Vandervest at 920-465-2010 or vandermo@uwgb.edu.

Weidner Center Entertainment


What could be better than the Gift of Entertainment: Tickets to an upcoming Weidner Center performance are a great choice for those on your holiday list.

Coming up
1-22 — Vocalosity
1/30 — Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny
2/2 — L.A. Theatre Works – Bram Stoker’s Dracula
2/12 — Celtic Nights
2/18 — The Peking Acrobats
2/25 — Once

And so much more!
Visit www.weidnercenter.com for a full schedule of events.

UWGB Camelbak Water Bottle


The Phoenix Bookstore always keeps its biggest seller — the UWGB logoed Camelbak water bottles — in stock. With so many colors to choose from, it’s the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Purchase in store or online: CamelBak Water Bottle 2510570

GB Golden – Titletown Brewing Company

This holiday season, Titletown Brewery in Green Bay is featuring a Kölsch style ale called GB Golden in honor of UWGB’s 50th Anniversary celebration. GB Golden is a slightly malt balanced, light bodied, golden beer; closest style to an American Lager. At Titletown Brewery you can purchase a glass for $3 or a growler to deliver to your favorite beer connoisseur. http://www.titletownbrewing.com/

Green Bay Basketball Tickets

Treat your favorite Phoenix family to a Green Bay women’s or men’s basketball game. Festival Foods Family Games are a great treat for any friends of the Phoenix.

Festival Foods Family Games:

  • WBB ($5 youth tickets):
    • Dec. 19 vs. South Dakota State at 5 p.m.
    • Jan. 16 vs. UIC at 1 p.m.
    • Feb. 6 vs. Milwaukee at 1 p.m.
  • MBB ($2 hot dogs and $1 sodas):
    • Jan. 2 vs. Northern Kentucky at 1 p.m.
    • Feb. 26 vs. UIC at 7 p.m.

http://www.uwgb.edu/tickets/ or e-mail phoenixtickets@uwgb.edu with questions.

Evolution of the Phoenix T-Shirt


This item is a perfect gift for all UWGB Alumni! The Evolution of the Phoenix t-shirts represents all decades of Phoenix logos on one shirt, so you can represent your favorite University with the logo you most identify with! Purchase in store or online: Evolution of the Phoenix T-Shirt 2615244

Shorewood Golf Course – Golfing at 2015 pricing


How would your loved ones like a membership in 2016 at 2015 prices? Now is the time at Shorewood Golf Course. You can also purchase merchandise, gift cards and more. E-mail Lee Reinke at reinkel@uwgb.edu for details or visit www.thephoenixbookstore.com and type “Shorewood” in the search field to purchase Shorewood apparel online.

Phoenix “Ugly Sweater” Crewneck Sweatshirt


Join the new Ugly Sweater trend with a brand new “ugly sweater” crewneck sweatshirt from The Phoenix Bookstore. Get yours today at the Phoenix Bookstore. Purchase in store or online: Ugly Sweater Crew 2616882

University Union Gift Card


Gift cards purchased at the University Union can be redeemed in many places throughout the campus including the Weidner Center, Shorewood Golf Course, Kress Events Center, University Dining Services and The Phoenix Bookstore. To purchase, visit the University Ticketing Center in the University Union. For a complete list of redeemable locations, go to www.uwgb.edu/union/info-desk/products/.

Phoenix Blanket


Snuggle up with a fuzzy UWGB blanket to keep you and your loved ones warm during the coldest time of the year. Order yours at www.thephoenixbookstore.com or purchase at The Phoenix Bookstore in the University Union. Purchase in store or online: Logo Blanket 2515028

Alumni Ornament


Help your favorite fan and friend show their alumni pride with a one-of-a-kind snowflake alumni ornament. To purchase, visit The Phoenix Bookstore in the University Union or order online at www.thephoenixbookstore.com Purchase in store or online: Alumni Ornament 2515357

UWGB Throwback (to the 70s) T-Shirt


Do you remember the ribbed sleeves and collars of the 70s? If so, you will want the authentic 70s replica t-shirt, brought back for the 50th Anniversary. Back for a limited time. Get yours at The Phoenix Bookstore! Purchase in store or online: Throwback T-Shirt 2616900

Nike Youth Sweatpants


For the first time, The Phoenix Bookstore is carrying Nike youth sweatpants in your choice of gray or black. Visit at the University Union or order online at www.thephoenixbookstore.com. Purchase in store or online: Nike Youth Sweatpants 2616860

Rodney Carrington at the Weidner Center

carrington pic 1Just announced! Rodney Carrington returns to the Weidner Center on Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 27 at 11 a.m.

Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh for almost twenty years with his unique brand of stand-up comedy. The country singer-songwriter has recorded eight major label comedy albums which have sold more than two million copies … two of which have been certified Gold.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Weidner Center or call 800-895-0071.

Camelot at the Weidner Center

CamelotExperience Camelot’s “one brief shining moment” as Lerner and Loewe envisioned it in one of theatre’s most legendary musicals. Recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, majesty, and brotherhood in this four-time Tony Award® winning show. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Camelot at the Weidner Center.

Weidner Center Season Announced

For fans of Broadway shows, comedy, music icons and legends, family entertainment, celebrities and so much more the 2014/15 season will not disappoint.

The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, located on the campus of UW – Green Bay, announced its new season June 25 during a special event for patrons, friends and the campus community.  

“Last year’s expanded lineup of offerings included more of the vibrant, diverse programming our audiences want, and this season offers even more with 27 titles,” said Weidner Center Executive Director Kate Green.  “Thanks to the input from our patrons and community members, we’ve developed another fantastic season of shows that we’re excited to share.”

A sampling of the 2014/2015 lineup includes:

  • Dancing Pros: Live, Thursday, November 13
  • The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!, Saturday, November 29
  • Sister Act, Monday, December 15
  • Jim Brickman On A Winter’s Night, Saturday, December 27
  • I Love Lucy – Live on Stage, Thursday, January 15
  • STOMP, January 27 – 28
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites, Saturday, January 31, 2015
  • Moscow City Ballet’s Swan Lake, Sunday, March 22
  • The Best of The Second City, Thursday, April 16
  • Say Goodnight Gracie, Saturday, May 16

For more information including the full season lineup and ticketing info, please visit www.WeidnerCenter.com.

Tickets are currently on sale via subscription. Patrons need simply to select three or more of the Performing Arts Season events listed above to qualify as a subscriber, buy before the general public, get the best seats and save up to 10 percent on their purchase. Subscription order forms reflect discounted prices. Orders of less than three events will be processed at full price August 1 when single tickets go on sale to the general public.

Two Special Offers to Alumni from the Weidner Center

Bear-HuntWe’re Going on a Bear Hunt — Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 11 a.m.

Special offer for UW-Green Bay Alumni: Buy one child ticket; get one adult ticket for half price. Use the special promo code “HUNT.”

Michael Rosen’s award-winning book, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt is brought vividly and noisily to the stage. Join the intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear, as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy-grass, the splashy-splashy river and the thick oozy-squelchy mud! Expect catchy songs, interactive scenes, and plenty of hands-on adventure – plus a few special surprises!


The Reduced Shakespeare Company – The Complete World of Sports (abridged) ‑Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.

Special offer for UW-Green Bay Alumni: Buy one ticket and bring a guest for half price. Use the special promo code “COMEDY.”

From the earliest cavemen playing “Neanderthal in the Middle” to your own kid’s soccer practice, the entire history of athletic competition will be regurgitated in a Tour de France of physical theater, at a level of sophistication and pathos that only the Reduced Shakespeare Company can muster. It’ll be a marathon of madness and mayhem.

Tickets are available at WeidnerCenter.com, by visiting Ticket Star at the Resch Center or University Ticketing Services in the University Union. Not valid on previously purchased tickets, processing fees may apply.