Arts & Entertainment
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Memorial Student Center: Join the student musicians of the Blue Devil Jazz Orchestra as they perform from the stage in the Great Hall under the direction of Dr. Aaron M. Durst. Selections to be featured include “I Mean You” by Thelonious Monk and Coleman Hawkins, “Mambo Italiano” sung by Meg Erickson, “Tonight, We Tango” with Matt Bentley on tenor saxophone and William Le on accordion, “Cheek to Cheek” sung by Sam Poncelet, and a Beatles favorite “Something” featuring alto saxophonist Lukas Medin. Joining in the performance will be the Troppo Big Band from Chippewa Falls. Both groups will present an evening of music in a variety of jazz styles to appeal to listeners of jazz from every era. The concert will be at the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Tickets are $5 and are available online at tickets.uwstout.edu, at the Service Center in the Memorial Student Center, 715-232-1122, and at the door.
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM - Memorial Student Center: Join the student musicians of the Stout Symphonic Band as they present a Winter Concert under the direction of Dr. Aaron M. Durst. A variety of musical selections will be performed including “Symphonic Dance No.3 ‘Fiesta’ by Clifton Williams, “Joy Revisited” by Frank Ticheli, “Phantasmagoria” by Jeremy Bell, “Valdres March” by Johann Hannsen, and “Peter and the Wolf” by Sergi Prokofiev and narrated by Interim Provost Glendali Rodriguez. Student small ensembles will also be featured at the concert. The concert will be at the Great Hall of the Memorial Student Center. Tickets are $5 and are available online at tickets.uwstout.edu, at the Service Center in the Memorial Student Center, 715-232-1122, and at the door.
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - The Raw Deal, 603 Broadway St. S: Join UW-Stout faculty and staff as they read their fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction in an event sponsored by the Department of English and Philosophy's Literature Committee.
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 910 E 9th st: 2019 marks the 50th year since the moon landing, as well as the year we first took a photo of a black hole. This choral concert celebrates everything the night sky inspires in humankind through a wide spectrum of musical genres. Works by Barber, Dickau, Dove, Memley, Reger, Rogers and more. A stargazing event facilitated by the Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society will be held in the parking lot of the venue (weather permitting) immediately after the concert. Tickets: $5 Order Ahead: tickets.uwstout.edu