Before there was Grease and High School Musical, there was Bye Bye Birdie. Wisconsin Hills Middle School presents Bye Bye Birdie at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts on Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, and Feb. 2.
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
What's considered child's play is also a huge assignment for the adults to organize, coordinate and execute a 9,000-square-foot playground near the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center.
"This is absolutely the top funnest thing I've ever done," said designer Jane Holman, who has been assigned the task of taking children's imagination and making it something to play on. Holman works with Leathers and Associates, a firm that does nothing but create custom playgrounds for communities. She said the playground design for Mitchell Park she unveiled on Tuesday at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts will be "community-built with a little help from me." The process began about two weeks ago in Brookfield elementary schools, with student committees designing what they'd like to see in their dream playground, according to Brookfield Junior Woman's Club member Jenni Jones. The club decided to host the Design Day on Wednesday …
Sunday, May 20, 2012
In performances they will use to compete in two upcoming national forensics tournaments, Brookfield East High students take on tough subjects with humor and solemnity.
Here are videos of some performances that Brookfield East forensics team members will use to compete in two national forensics tournaments. Students performed the pieces Friday night at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts in preparation for the competitions and for the enjoyment of their friends, families and the community. See additional Patch coverage for forensics photos and a list of the students and their performances. Feel free to add videos of other forensics acts via the Upload Photos and Videos button above. Follow Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Preparing to travel soon to two national tournaments, East Forensics team members performed their competition pieces Friday night at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts.
For seniors it was their last chance to shine at home — performing the speeches and acts they will use to compete in two upcoming national tournaments. The award-winning Brookfield East Forensics team put on a 2 1/2-hour show at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Friday night. Acts ranged from Archit Baskaran's four-minute informative about the benefits of "Laughter," to Kyle Wessel's moving performance of Michael J. Fox's "Lucky Man," to senior Jennifer Vosters' dramatic interpretation of Sunny Jacobs, a woman falsely convicted and left on death row in "The Exonerated." Team members will travel to compete in the National Catholic Forensic League (NCFL) Grand National Qualifiers in Baltimore, MD, from May 25 to 28. Some also will …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
For free tickets to the concert, contact the box office at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts at (262) 781-9520.
The UW Chamber Orchestra will perform a free concert Thursday at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m. at the center, 19805 W. Capitol Dr. For free tickets contact the box office at (262) 781-9520. The concert is generously sponsored by JoAnne and Donald Krause of Brookfield and is the fifth outreach concert by UW-Madison School of Music ensembles the couple has supported at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center since 2007. Directed by James Smith, the UW Chamber Orchestra is comprised of 34 undergraduate and graduate students at UW-Madison’s School of Music. Thursday's program will begin with the Overture to “Don Giovanni” by Mozart, directed by graduate assistant conductor David Grandis, and end with “…
Monday, March 26, 2012
The week ahead also includes a grief and healing talk, national speaker on athletes and drug/alcohol abuse, St. John Vianney school musical, East High theater and more.
Brookfield Patch offers a glimpse into news and events in the week ahead. For more events, be sure to check Patch's events listings and feel free to add your own. Yo Mama! Yogurt outdoor patio: The city Plan Commission will consider amending a development agreement to allow Yo Mama! to convert a drive-through lane to outdoor seating. Agenda for meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 2000 N. Calhoun Rd. Brookfield Central baseball project proposal: The Elmbrook School Board will consider a cost-sharing proposal to build a new baseball stadium at Brookfield Central High School. The board meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at district offices, 13780 Hope St. Agenda Falk fundraiser in Brookfield: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Falk will …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Hosted by the Elmbrook Education Foundation, the 4th Annual Winter Social held at the Sharon Lynne will help Elmbrook schools and students.
The Elmbrook Education Foundation's 4th Annual Winter Social raised more than $15,000 for grants, scholarships and other programs for Elmbrook Schools, the EEF announced on its website. The foundation has posted an large array of new photos from the event on its Facebook page. Brookfield Patch also previously posted this photo gallery. Dubbed Casino Royale, the gala included small plate buffets, casino games, raffles, jewelry dig, wine pull, restaurant tree and complimentary photos by Babboni Photography. More information about the event is available on this EEF blog post.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
More than 200 Burleigh Elementary students will stage and perform a revue about the power of dreams at the Sharon Lynne center tonight and Thursday.
When Burleigh Elementary School students hit the stage today, they will be performing songs and dances inspired by the power of the human spirit. More than 200 cast and crew members are putting on a 70-minute musical revue "We're Dreaming It" at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. Classic and contemporary songs will demonstrate "how dreaming and believing can make it happen," the school music department says. "Come and enjoy this show, as they sing and dance their way on the stage and into your hearts." The show are at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. today and tomorrow (March 15). Tickets are available online and are $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for seniors (who still need to get a ticket).
Sunday, March 4, 2012
The Elmbrook Education Foundation held its fourth annual winter social Saturday night at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts.
Share your photos from the Casino Royale party. The Elmbrook Education Foundation held its annual winter social fundraiser Saturday night at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. This year's theme was "Casino Royale." Since 2001, the EEF has awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to Elmbrook's 11 schools. Sponsors and partners for the 2012 event included Casino Party Specialists, Baird, the Wilson Center, Faye's, Maxie's Southern Comfort, Blue's, Crossmark Graphics, Babboni Photography, Caribou Coffee, Got Gold?, Brookfield-Elm Grove NOW, American Family Insurance and Integrity Landscape Services.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Wilson, retired vice chairman and co-founder of Fiduciary Management, will be recognized for his community contributions, including to the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, named after his late wife.
As retired vice chairman and co-founder of Fiduciary Management which manages more than $12 billion in assets, Donald S. Wilson is a favorite target for philanthropy. Not only is Wilson, 69, generous in helping Southeastern Wisconsin nonprofits, his efforts extend beyond his checkbook. “While it is easy for many successful individuals to simply write checks, Don’s signature response beyond any financial commitment is quite genuinely, ‘How else can I help out?’” Richard Dean, a longtime friend and a member of the Northwestern Board of Trustees, told the university. Another way Wilson helps: the Brookfield resident shares his 45 years of financial expertise while serving on boards of directors for nonprofits such as religious orders, arts …