Concerts/Events

Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour

Rent: 20th Anniversary Tour

The musical that defined a generation, the 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT comes to The Grand for the very first time this October. In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway…and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly…more info »

Kansas

Kansas

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be touring select cities in the United States and Canada in during the fall and winter, on the third leg of their popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. Launched as a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the massive hit album Point of Know Return, the band…more info »

Black Violin: Aspirus Arts In Education Series

Black Violin: Aspirus Arts In Education Series

After meeting in high school orchestra over a decade ago, Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus created Black Violin, a blend of classical, bluegrass, rock, hip-hop, and R&B music that teaches students to bust stereotypes, break boundaries, and be themselves. In addition to performing for more than 100,000 students a year, the two classicallytrained musicians have…more info »

Brian Regan

Brian Regan

Hailed by Vanity Fair as “the funniest stand-up alive,” Brian Regan is bringing his hilarious stand-up comedy to The Grand this November. With numerous stand-up specials, a scene-stealing cameo in Chris Rock’s film Top Five, a guest role on Jerry Seinfeld’s Netflix series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, an incredible 28 appearances on The Late…more info »

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Charity Softball Game has Cops and Firefighters Fired Up

Charity Softball Game has Cops and Firefighters Fired Up

      It’s Cops vs. Firefighters battling it out under the lights at the annual Guns N Hoses charity softball game this Saturday, September 14th at Bukholt Park in Stevens Point.  Gates open at 4:30pm, and the first pitch is at 6pm.  Admission is FREE! 100% or the proceeds go to benefit veterans in…

Vinyl Will Outsell CDs for the First Time Since 1986

Vinyl Will Outsell CDs for the First Time Since 1986

CD sales have been tanking ever since streaming became a thing.  And soon, for the first time since 1986, we’ll be spending more on VINYL RECORDS than we are on CDs.    The Recording Industry Association of America released its mid-year report.  And people have spent almost as much on records this year as CDs . . . $224…

MUSIC NEWS

Madonna collaborates with Too Faced on limited-edition makeup kits

Madonna collaborates with Too Faced on limited-edition makeup kits

Live Nation/Interscope Records/ MaverickMadonna is the latest music star to get into the cosmetics game. The singer has announced a new limited-edition collaboration with the makeup brand Too Faced, featuring two makeup kits inspired by the looks she’ll be wearing on tour. But if you want to get your hands on the products, there are…

Peter Gabriel gathers solo rarities on new digital compilation, ‘Flotsam and Jetsam’

Peter Gabriel gathers solo rarities on new digital compilation, ‘Flotsam and Jetsam’

Real WorldPeter Gabriel has been relatively quiet lately, but the former Genesis frontman has just released an expansive collection of solo rarities titled Flotsam and Jetsam, which is available now exclusively as a digital download and via streaming services. The 62-track compilation includes remixes, B-sides, live performances, single edits, extended versions and instrumentals spanning from…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

‘Friends’ co-creator talks titles, pants, and “PIVOT”

‘Friends’ co-creator talks titles, pants, and “PIVOT”

A “Friends” fan PIVOTS at Friends25 popup in NYC/ABC Radio(NEW YORK) — With the upcoming 25th anniversary of Friends, Entertainment Weekly’s new issue is looking back at the sitcom with co-creator David Crane. “We always felt that the strength of the show was that it wasn’t just jokes,” Crane says. “It was really about caring…

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days, $30K fine in Varsity Blues college scandal

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days, $30K fine in Varsity Blues college scandal

Paul Marotta/Getty Images(BOSTON) — Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for federal crimes stemming from the massive “Varsity Blues” college entrance scam. In addition, Huffman will have to pay a $30,000 fine and complete 200 hours of community service.Huffman learned her fate Friday during an appearance in U.S.…

Demi Moore talks suicide, sobriety, and scandal in her new memoir ‘Inside Out’

Demi Moore talks suicide, sobriety, and scandal in her new memoir ‘Inside Out’

Mariano Vivanco/Harper’s Bazaar(LOS ANGELES) — Ahead of her new memoir, Inside Out, Demi Moore bares it all for Harper’s Bazaar — both physically and emotionally. Gracing the cover in the nude, Moore shares deeply personal stories about the highs and lows of her personal life, her Hollywood career, and how it has all molded her into…

‘Unbelievable’ filmmakers hope Netflix series brings “a conversation to the table”

‘Unbelievable’ filmmakers hope Netflix series brings “a conversation to the table”

Netflix(NEW YORK) — After the Pulitzer Prize-winning article “An Unbelievable Story of Rape” captivated readers in 2015, a new limited Netflix series is bringing the incredible true story to the screen. Unbelievable stars Kaitlyn Dever as Marie, an 18-year-old sexual assault survivor whose story is doubted by police and those closest to her. Emmy winners Toni…

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