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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


The last swing of the season

The Ken Kilian Swingtet ended the 2013 Music in the Park series in City Park Aug. 22.

September 05, 2013 | Steve Prestegard | Entertainment


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Timm steps up to Community Players holiday directing role

Read about it in the December 7, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

December 06, 2017 | | Entertainment


Community Players’ ‘Christmas Story’ premieres December 8

Read about it in the November 30, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

November 29, 2017 | Dawn Kiefer | Entertainment


A glimpse at the Yuba of Yesteryear

See more photos and read about it in the November 30, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

November 29, 2017 | | Entertainment


Movie review: Justice League

For those of you who don't know, the Justice League is a group of DC superheroes (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more) all teamed ...

November 22, 2017 | Johnathan Carl | Entertainment


‘North Woods Nonsense’ opens this weekend

The play 'North Woods Nonsense' opens this weekend at Richland Center High School, with performances on Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11, at 7 ...

November 08, 2017 | | Entertainment


RCHS students to present ‘North Woods Nonsense’

See more photos and read about it in the November 2, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

November 01, 2017 | | Entertainment


The many incarnations of ‘Frankenstein’

Read about it in the October 26, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

October 25, 2017 | | Entertainment


Large cast bringing UW-R ‘Frankenstein’ to life

Read about it in the October 19, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

October 18, 2017 | | Entertainment


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