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UW–Platteville held auditions for this summer's Heartland Festival Saturday afternoon. That is, UWP held auditions for children able to make it to the Center for the Arts for roles in "Shrek the Musical." Auditions for adults were postponed for Saturday from 3:30 to 6 p.m., and children entering fourth through eighth grades who were unable to make Saturday's original tryout can try out Saturday from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Organizers will contact adults on the audition list to reschedule a time for Saturday. Any new people interested in auditioning should contact the University ...

March 05, 2014 | Steve Prestegard | Entertainment

Heartland Festival tryouts scheduled for March 1

The UW–Platteville Heartland Festival will return for its 13th season, under the artistic direction of Dr. Ann Dillon Farrelly and Dr. David Schuler.

February 13, 2014 | | Entertainment

Hillsboro singer wins Akademia Music Award

There is hardly a person in Hillsboro who hasn't enjoyed hearing local singer Bob Kouba belt out a familiar tune at a local event or a beautiful hymn in church.

January 29, 2014 | by Jack Knowles Hillsboro Sentry-Enterprise Associate Editor | Entertainment

Darlington High School puts on annual Christmas concert

Darlington High School (DHS) presented their annual Christmas concert on Monday night, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.

December 19, 2013 | Kayla Barnes | Entertainment

Middle School Winter Concert kicks off holiday music season

The holiday music season kicked off Monday night at Boscobel High School for the Middle School Winter Concert. The mixed choir is seen here performing "On This Winter's Night" with special guest guitarist Jerry Linder.

December 05, 2013 | | Entertainment

Library display seeks to show your collection

The Gays Mills Public Library is looking for items to be used in displays planned for 2014. Exhibits generally last three to four weeks after which display items are returned to their owners.

November 18, 2013 | | Entertainment

UW–Platteville choir concert Nov. 23

More than 130 students and staff in UW–Platteville's Concert Choir, University Singers and Chamber Choir will sing music from noted operas throughout history at the Fall Mixed Choir Concert in the Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall in the Center for the Arts Saturday, Nov. 23 at 3 p.m.

November 15, 2013 | by Laurie Hamer UW–Platteville | Entertainment

‘Thumbelina’ in Platteville Dec. 7–8

Theatre of Ballet Arts and Platteville Community Theatre will present the Bedtime Ballet production "Thumbelina" in November and December.

November 13, 2013 | | Entertainment

Driftless Film Festival gets state grant

The Driftless Film Festival received a state Department of Tourism Joint Effort Marketing grant of $2,000. The festival seeks to enrich the movie-going experience by providing face-to-face interaction with filmmakers. The Independent films will be featured at the Mineral Point Opera House, Avalon Cinema in Platteville and the Gard Theater in Spring Green. This event brings filmmakers, directors, producer, actors, and film lovers together to entertain and educate about all things film. Goals include attracting 250 overnight guests, 500 day-trippers, and selling a total of 3,000 film tickets.

November 07, 2013 | | Entertainment

Veterans Day programs scheduled

Veterans Day will be observed in the Platteville area beginning Thursday.

November 07, 2013 | | Entertainment

Driftless Film Festival this weekend

The 2013 Driftless Film Festival will be held at six southwest and southern Wisconsin theaters, including Avalon Cinema in downtown Platteville.

November 07, 2013 | | Entertainment

Library is ready with new books

There are some new titles of special interest at the Gays Mills Public Library. For the foodies out there the library has added three new titles. 'The New Midwestern Table: 200 Heartland Recipes' by Amy Thielen. The author grew up in rural northern of Minnesota eating the fare so familiar to most of us. She left the Midwest for New York City to hone her craft in the finer restaurants there. In 2008, she returned to the Midwest to rediscover the wealth and diversity of the midwestern table and to witness its reinvention.

November 03, 2013 | | Entertainment

If not 76 trombones, there are 111 players

The UW–Platteville Symphony Band and Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform together at the second annual Band Extravaganza concert in the Center for the Arts Richard and Helen Brodbeck Concert Hall Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m.

October 25, 2013 | by Laurie Hamer UW–Platteville | Entertainment

Country singer coming back to area

Polish your cowboy boots and dust off your 10-gallon hat. Bobby G. Rice is coming back to Southwest Wisconsin.

October 10, 2013 | Dawn Kiefer | Entertainment

UWP Faculty Gala Sunday

To kick off the 2013–14 academic year, UW–Platteville music faculty will perform in the Faculty Gala in the Center for the Arts Brodbeck Concert Hall Sunday, Sept. 8 at 3 p.m.

September 06, 2013 | | Entertainment

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Motorsports Mayhem packed a wallop of excitement

See photos by Janet Nornickel and Kristi Pine in the May 16, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

May 15, 2019 | | Entertainment

Spring is here and soon comes ‘Mayhem’!

Get the details in the May 2, 2019 issue of The Richland Observer.

May 01, 2019 | | Entertainment


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