Central Wisconsin Hoopla Magazine

Central Wisconsin's free monthly magazine of Arts, Entertainment, Food & Culture Our local writers and photographers bring you fresh and eclectic feature stories and columns about the people, places and events you care about most.

A publication of Multi Media Channels, Central Wisconsin HOOPLA serves communities from Stevens Point to Waupaca, Wisconsin Rapids to Marshfield. Submit press releases & events to our editor by the 10th of the month for inclusion in the next month's issue. HOOPLA EDITOR: Kris Rued-Clark
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www.spcitytimes.com 03/07/2016

Yulga Disc Golf Course Closes March 7

The course will temporarily close on Monday-

www.spcitytimes.com City Times Staff The Stevens Point Parks Dept. this week announced the Yulga Disc Golf Course will close on Monday, March 7. The closure is temporary, but necessary to protect the turf around th...

cwhoopla.com 11/13/2015

Inner Wisconsin (air)Waves: United Way Radio-thon Coming Nov. 18

A United Way radio-thon hits the airwaves Nov. 18-

cwhoopla.com By Joseph Nowinski WFHR, an AM radio station out of Wisconsin Rapids, has a large community following. The Central Wisconsin home for great sports and local “goings on” hands their micropho...

11/11/2015

To all the veterans from every branch of service, we say "Thank you"-

cwhoopla.com 11/10/2015

Who Goes to War…and Who Comes Home

A unique event to recognize not only Veterans Day, but also the real struggles returning vets face after the come home-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla Since 2001, over 280,000 women have been sent to the Middle East to serve in the War on Terror. Often traumatized by their experiences, many return home with PTSD, unable to cope wi...

cwhoopla.com 11/10/2015

Recipe: Crock Pot Hot Chocolate

If you haven't already, pull out the crock pot and try some delicious Crock Pot Hot Chocolate-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla Trees are bare, winds are cold the nights are getting longer- it's time to pull out the crock pot, if you have't already. You've heard of crock pot dinners- and hopefully, crock pot...

11/09/2015

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cwhoopla.com 11/08/2015

Stevens Point Coffeehouse Makes ‘Best Of’ List

Zest Coffeehouse in Stevens Point has been named fifth best in the state-

cwhoopla.com Hoopla Staff Zest Bakery and Coffeehouse has been ranked #5 in a list of the state's 10 best coffee shops. Coffee shops from around the state were ranked by style of interior, friendliness of s...

A.R.T.S. Night 11/08/2015

More than 400 turned out for the 2015 A.R.T.S (A Reason to Shop) Night. The event, held on Oct. 28., is the largest fundraising event for the Portage Co. Women's Fund, which donates to several local organizations.

cwhoopla.com 11/06/2015

Burger Blitzkrieg- The Best Burgers of Portage County

Looking for a good burger tonight? We've rated eight of the best burgers from throughout the Stevens Point Area-

cwhoopla.com Bring the antacid, an open mind and your family to discover the best of local burger fare By Jake Mathias and Matthieu Vollmer Almost every restaurant around serves a burger of some kind. Some are...

cwhoopla.com 11/06/2015

Stevens Point Area Events

Check out all Stevens Point has to offer in November-

cwhoopla.com November 1 Clouds on Fire: The Creation of Stars 2:00 PM Allen F. Blocher Planetarium November 2 Night Sky Planetarium Show 8:00 PM Allen F. Blocher Planetarium November 3 A Gift of...

cwhoopla.com 10/29/2015

Celebrate Local Farmers at 8th Annual Farmer Tribute Dinner

Farmshed's annual Farmer Tribute Dinner is Nov. 14, but space is limited and expected to fill quickly-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla The public is invited to attend Central Rivers Farmshed’s 8th Annual Farmer Tribute Dinner on Saturday, November 14th. Each year this event brings community members together to h...

cwhoopla.com 10/24/2015

Celebrate Local Farmers at 8th Annual Farmer Tribute Dinner

Farmshed's annual Farmer Tribute Dinner is Nov. 14, but space is limited and expected to fill quickly-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla The public is invited to attend Central Rivers Farmshed’s 8th Annual Farmer Tribute Dinner on Saturday, November 14th. Each year this event brings community members together to h...

cwhoopla.com 10/24/2015

Explore Hmong culture at ‘Taste of Toj Roob’

Explore Hmong culture on November 7-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla Discover the culture and foods of Southeast Asia at the 15th annual “Taste of Toj Roob - The Mountains: A Story Lost in Time,” sponsored by the Hmong and Southeast Asian American Clu...

cwhoopla.com 10/24/2015

CWACT to Perform Shrek: The Musical

Join Shrek & Princess Fiona as they debut on a local stage-

cwhoopla.com Hoopla Staff The popular modern fairy tale ogre Shrek is coming to the Central Wisconsin stage for the next two weekends. The Central Wisconsin Area Community Theatre

cwhoopla.com 10/23/2015

'Paranormal Activity' is Found Footage that Should Have Stayed Lost

Looking for a good movie this weekend? You can skip this one-

cwhoopla.com By Brady Simenson The “Paranormal Activity” franchise has officially become a menace to society. Reviews of these films should be seen not as simple opinion pieces, but as public service ann...

cwhoopla.com 10/23/2015

Music, Art Abounds at UWSP

UWSP has released its upcoming fine arts schedule-

cwhoopla.com Hoopla Staff All events take place at 7:30 PM in Michelsen Hall, located in the Noel Fine Arts Center, unless otherwise noted. Ticketed events are part of our Music Department Scholarship Seri...

10/23/2015

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cwhoopla.com 10/23/2015

Explore Hmong culture at ‘Taste of Toj Roob’

Toj Roob offers a taste of Hmong culture on Nov. 7-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla Discover the culture and foods of Southeast Asia at the 15th annual “Taste of Toj Roob - The Mountains: A Story Lost in Time,” sponsored by the Hmong and Southeast Asian American Clu...

cwhoopla.com 10/23/2015

Lemon Grass Noodle House Wins Fan Favorite at Portage County Cultural Festival 2015

Lemon Grass Noodle House is now officially a fan favorite-

cwhoopla.com For the Hoopla Lemon Grass Noodle House has been awarded Portage County Cultural Festival 2015 WABA winner. The restaurant was chosen by festival attendees as the fan favorite and has been given a...

09/19/2015

Events o'plenty this weekend...where are you out and about?

cwhoopla.com 09/14/2015

Iola’s “Spud Alley” Era Historical Marker to be Unveiled Thursday

The seventh “Historic Iola” historical marker will be unveiled Thursday in “Spud Alley” — Depot Street — during a special ceremony held at 2:30 PM-

cwhoopla.com For Hoopla The seventh in an ongoing series of

09/13/2015

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08/26/2015

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hoopla.a2hosted.com 08/21/2015

Bluegrass in the Pines Starts Thursday

Ready for some bluegrass?

hoopla.a2hosted.com Hoopla Staff The 6th annual Bluegrass in the Pines Bluegrass Festival begins Aug. 27 in Rosholt. The event features a main stage show tent, Saturday music workshops, food and drink ven...

06/17/2015

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Wisconsin Rapids Aqua Skiers Season Kickoff Show 06/17/2015

With an average age of 30, more than two dozen performers participated on June 14 in the kickoff show for the 2015 show skiing season at Lake Wazeecha.

spcitytimes.com 05/31/2015

CycleLove: the Art of the Bicycle and Bicycle Culture

Got a hankering for some bicycle-inspired art?

spcitytimes.com Exhibit of Fine Art Inspired by or Created from Bikes City Times Staff Tucked near the Wisconsin River bridge on the Green Circle Trail, the Annette and Dale Schuh Riverfront Arts Center is featur...

05/25/2015

Thanks to all those who have sacrificed for our freedoms.

spcitytimes.com 05/23/2015

Dads Get Free Admission to Energy Fair

Plan to attend this year's MREA Energy Fair? Kids & dads get in for free-

spcitytimes.com For the City Times In celebration of Father’s Day, all fathers who attend The 26th Annual Energy Fair on June 21 with their children will receive free admission. Why bring the whole family to...

05/23/2015

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spcitytimes.com 05/21/2015

Point Native Returns to Help ‘Fix the Fox’

ICYMI: ROck music, cellist returns to Stevens Point to help 'Fix the Fox'-

spcitytimes.com For the City Times On Tuesday, May 26th Michelson Hall will host the band I’m Not a Pilot, featuring Stevens Point native and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra cellist Peter Thomas. The concert ...

spcitytimes.com 05/19/2015

Bike Club Offers Weekly Public Rides

Weekly bike riding club offers glance at community-

spcitytimes.com By Jacob Mathias The Heartland Bike Club is offering group adult bicycle rides around the Stevens Point Area that are open to the public and accessible for all riding levels. The weekly rides ar...

spcitytimes.com 05/18/2015

City to Hear Presentation from Revisioning Point

An interesting concept on parklets being presented to the Stevens Point City Council tonight-

spcitytimes.com City Times Staff City leaders on Monday will hear a presentation on parklets and bike hitches from a local grassroots organization called Revisioning Point. The group is comprised of, in part, b...

uwsp.edu 05/18/2015

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Print Artists to Work with UWSP Art Students

Ten nationally and internationally known print artists will come to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to create art for the biennial “Monoprint 2015: A Gathering of Artists” event.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily May 21-28 in the Noel Fine Arts Center Printmaking Studio (Room 183) and is open to the public and school groups for viewing. Artists will create their prints with assistance from art and design students. At the end of the week, two prints will be chosen from each artist to be professionally framed.

The framed prints will be sold at the Gala Print Sale and Exhibition Thursday, May 28, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Carlsten Gallery at the Noel Fine Arts Center. All proceeds will benefit the Department of Art and Design’s printmaking program. All are welcome to view and bid on the prints, which are $300 each.

The artists will include UW-Stevens Point alumnus Shawn Ganther, Ina Kaur, Mark Ritchie, Jenny Robinson, Andy Rubin, Yvette Pino, Tracy Templeton, Quian Zhao and Art and Design Department faculty members Bob Erickson, Rob Stolzer and Kristin Thielking.

uwsp.edu The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the College of Fine Arts & Communication and the Department of Art & Design presents

wrcitytimes.com 05/18/2015

Humane Society To Host 6th Iron Chef Competition

Iron Chef returns to Wisconsin Rapids!

wrcitytimes.com By Jacob Mathias Chefs and secret ingredients are in line for the 6th annual Iron Chef competition and fundraiser for the South Wood County Humane Society on Thursday, June 11. “We do similar ...

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