Friday, April 15


FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016

3:00 - 5:00 pm: Prometheus Gallery Opening & Journal Release

Location: Atrium, Furlong Gallery - Applied Arts Building
Sponsored by: Prometheus

Stout's Creative Arts Journal, Prometheus, will feature literary readings, an exhibit reception, and the awarding of prizes starting at 3:00 pm with the journal release and gallery opening to follow.

4:51 - 6:00 pm: 4:51 Film Festival and Exhibition

Location: Huff's Lounge, Memorial Student Center 
Sponsored by: Honors English

4:51 Film Festival students from across campus will be invited to participate in a juried film festival featuring original student-made film adaptations of Ray Bradbury's timeless novel, Fahrenheit 451. The length of each entry must be 4 minutes and 51 seconds or less. A red-carpet premier for the top 3 films (1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place) will be held during Family Weekend.

Literature Committee webpage

The exhibition will showcase students in Dr. Joan Navarre's ENGL 113 (Honors English) and students from across campus (the winners of the film festival) sharing the results of their original research. This event will also feature an interactive student exhibit based upon both the novel and the classic 1966 Francois Truffaut film adaptation.

6:00 - 9:00 pm: Monster Drawing Rally

Location: Ballrooms B&C, MSC
Sponsored by: AIGA

Join us for the third annual Monster Drawing Rally! Watch over 30 artists as they create mixed media artwork throughout two rounds. The Monster Drawing Rally is not necessarily about drawing monsters, although it could be. Each artist has complete freedom to create what they like with the materials of their choice. The unique pieces will be sold for $15 each. It is a great opportunity to gather an artistic community and indulge in the entertainment. Admission is free. http://uwstoutmdr.com

6:30 pm: Dance Ensemble Recital

Location: Menomonie High School Auditorium, 1715 5th St. West
Sponsored by: UW-Stout Dance Ensemble

Come enjoy the UW-Stout Dance Ensemble's Spring Recital “The ABC’s of DE”. The dancers have been working all semester to perfect these performances and all dances are student choreographed! 

Tickets are $5 for students with a Student ID and $7 for the public and can be purchased here, at the Service Center in the MSC or at the door.


7:00 pm: Film Production "Paris is Burning"

Location: Glass Lounge, Merle Price Commons
Sponsored by: Gender and Sexuality Alliance, University Housing, College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, and Ally Initiatives.

Winner of a Sundance Grand Jury Prize, “Paris is Burning” celebrates how one group of New Yorkers, for whom racism, poverty and homophobia are all too real, create a world of sustenance and joy. The film is being shown in support of the Day of Silence/Night of Noise, a student-led national event that brings attention to anti-LGBT harassment. 

7:30 pm: University Theatre's "Little Shop of Horrors"

Location: Harvey Hall Theatre
Sponsored by: University Theatre

The cult smash hit musical comedy about Audrey Two, the man eating plant. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online here, at the Service Center in the MSC or at the door.

8:00 pm: Comedy Show

Location: Great Hall, Memorial Student Center
Sponsored by: Blue Devil Productions

Chloé Hilliard is a larger than life comedian. Well, that’s because she’s 6’1 and rocks a killer afro. Born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in a large Hasidic Jewish neighborhood, Chloé has spun her unique experiences into sidesplitting laughs. As a journalist-turn-comedian, Chloé Hilliard is entertaining the masses with her wit and ability to find the humor in everything. For the last ten years, Chloé has been a culture/entertainment journalist, writing for The Village Voice, Essence, Vibe, King, and The Source. Most recently, Chloé was the Editorial Director of Loop21.com. For her expertise on Hip Hop culture she’s appeared on CNN Headline News, ABC News, Our World with Black Enterprise and C-Span. Her work has been featured in Best African American Essays: 2009. She was recently made her national TV debut on NBC’s smash hit “Last Comic Standing” and appeared on AXSTV’s “Gotham Comedy Live.”

This event is sponsored by Blue Devil Productions of the University of Wisconsin-Stout and is FREE to all. This event is a part of Blue Devil Productions comedy series. Please call (715) 232-2432 or go to bdp.uwstout.edu for more information.