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December 5 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

“Hey Der Guy!” Charlie Berens returns to Madison

by Sebastian Khattabi, Communications Intern OH MY GOSH! Creator of “Manitowoc Minute” and Emmy-Award winning journalist Charlie Berens…

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November 28 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

One Hundred Years and Counting: Concert Series Will Celebrate Big Anniversary in 2019-2020

by Shawn Werner, co-chair of the Wisconsin Union Theater’s 100th Anniversary Concert Series Committee What was the first concert you at…

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November 27 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

one of American folk’s best kept secrets: Joe Pug

By Alanna Conley - Communications Intern Folk music is by far my favorite genre. Whether it’s the acoustic guitar, the timeless lyrics tha…

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November 20 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

The King’s Singers: Long time favorites

Amanda Venske, Concert Series Coordinator Like many self-professed choral nerds, I have a playlist in my music collection that includes many…

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November 17 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Spring Semester Favorites

Aaron Gochberg - World Music AD, Performing Arts Committee Becca Stevens, February 14th, 2018 I first encountered Becca Stevens on funk-fusi…

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November 8 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Takács Quartet: You’ll love it even if you don’t think you will

Clare Ostroski, Communications Intern I don’t know much about classical music, but I know that I like it. No art form is quite so equally…

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October 30 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Chasing Rainbows: Behind the scenes of a travel film

Alanna Conley, Communications Intern Travel films and literature have the ability to transport audiences around the world. Those without the…

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October 27 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Joe Pug: Americana’s best-kept secret

By Clare Ostroski, Communications Intern MUSICAL HEARTTHROB is an image we know well. While typically the doyens of radio pop, swoon-worthy…

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October 24 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Bassem Youseff: the “Egyptian Jon Stewart.” FREE for students

By Alanna Conley - Communications Intern I first saw Bassem Youssef in a setting as fitting as any. The charismatic, handsome doctor was sit…

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October 16 — The Green Room at the Wisconsin Union Theater

Richard Goode effortlessly commands the stage

Amanda Venske - 2017-2018 Concert Series Coordinator Known as the first American to record the complete Beethoven Sonatas, Richard Goode pe…

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