A Pivot

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Upcoming Events

Bent Compass

by Neil Brookshire & Colin Sesek | Encore

Based on real events. Bent Compass follows army medic, Colin, from fresh recruit to seasoned war vet during his deployment in Iraq.

Performed by Neil Brookshire | Directed by Phil Darius Wallace.

This is an encore performance premiering Monday, March 1 at 7:00pm on the Weidner Center's YouTube Channel.

Please Note: Contains graphic language and depictions of violence. Viewer Discretion Advised.

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Bent Compass

6:30 Concert Series

Sustainable Voices | Common CAHSS

UW-Green Bay Music's 6:30 Concert Series returns with Sustainable Voices - A Musical Exploration of Ecological Sustainability, a collaboration with Common CAHSS

Streaming live March 8, 2021 at 6:30 PM on UW-Green Bay Music's YouTube Channel.

6:30 Concert Series: Sustainable Voices

STEAM Engine

Science. Technology. Engineering. Art. Mathematics

STEAM Engine XIV - Theme: Resilience.

A Virtual Speaker Event streaming live March 11, 2021 at 7:00 PM simultaneously on the Weidner Center's and Steam Engine's YouTube Channels. This event is free and open to the public.

More information on STEAM Engine and featured speakers available here..

Steam Engine Speaker Event

Pegasis

A Virtual Concert streaming live March 18, 2021 at 7:00 PM on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel. This concert is free and open to the public.

WAMI (Wisconsin Artistic Music Industry) nominated for Best World/Latin/Ska/Reggae artist, Pegasis is known for tight harmonies, inventive arrangements, and engaging lyricism.

Pegasis Concert

No Reservations

The Rise and Fall of the Human Capital Myth | Dr. Jon Shelton

This talk will help explain our current political divisions by examining how Americans’ conception of opportunity has changed over time.

Jon Shelton is associate professor and chair of Democracy and Justice Studies. He is the author of the prize-winning book Teacher Strike! Public Education and the Making of a New American Political Order and a recent postdoctoral fellow of the National Academy of Education

Streaming live March 23, 2021 at 6:30 PM on the Weidner Center's YouTube Channel.

The Rise and Fall of the Human Capital Myth with Dr. Jon Shelton

6:30 Concert Series

Trumpet and Electronics | Dr. Adam Gaines

UW-Green Bay Music's 6:30 Concert Series continues virtually with Trumpet and Electronics performed by Adam Gaines.

Streaming live April 5, 2021 at 6:30 PM on UW-Green Bay Music's YouTube Channel.

Trumpet and Electronics with Adam Gaines

No Reservations

The Next Best Thing: Connecting Through Music in Spite of Everything | Dr. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst

The pandemic has forced musicians to rethink the ways in which they relate to their audiences and to each other. In this talk, I’ll discuss pieces I’ve written in the past year for musicians who are finding new ways to connect in a time of crisis.

Michelle McQuade Dewhirst is a composer, horn player, and Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Streaming live April 15, 2021 at 6:30 PM on the Weidner Center's YouTube Channel.

The Next Best Thing: Connecting Through Music in Spite of Everything with Dr. Michelle McQuade Dewhirst

Weidner Philharmonic String Quartet

A Virtual Concert featuring musicians of the Weidner Philharmonic.

Streaming live April 20, 2021 at 7:00 PM on the Weidner Center’s YouTube Channel.

Concert repertoire includes pieces from Henry Purcell, Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Florence Price and Michelle McQuade Dewhirst.

Weidner Pharmonic String Quartet Concert

No Reservations

Politics and Mass Consumer Culture: Lessons from the 1920s | Dr. Kimberley Reilly

Historians have long debated the effect of mass consumer culture on Americans' political engagement in the 1920s. How should we understand the decline of political participation in the jazz age? And what lessons does the 1920s hold for our own time?

Dr. Kimberley Reilly is an associate professor of Democracy & Justice Studies and History, and co-chair of the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.

Streaming live May 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM on the Weidner Center's YouTube Channel.

Politics and Mass Consumer Culture: Lessons from the 190s with Dr. Kimberley Reilly

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