Magician Nash Fung performs for WCU in LMP’s final spring show

Magic was in the air Tuesday, April 25, as Seattle-based magician Nash Fung performed in WCU’s University Center for more than 50 students. For more information on this event, see Andrew Cline and Travis Bilger’s video story: Fung is much more than a simple card trick.  Immigrating from Hong Kong at age 13, he often felt the […]

Comedian, magician, and balloon artist John Cassidy performs at WCU

The U.C. Grand Room room was popping on Wednesday, April 19, when comedian, magician, and balloon artist John Cassidy performed a hilarious show for Western students. The record-holding and critically acclaimed entertainer, and self-proclaimed “balloon guy,” kicked off his act by lapping the room distributing more pre-made balloon sculptures than the roughly 60 audience members. Once […]

Comedian Emma Willmann performs stand-up at WCU

Emma Willmann has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and headlined her own sold out show in the New York Comedy Festival, and on Friday, Feb. 24, she performed in the UC Illusions Room at WCU. The NY comic was generally well-received by a small crowd of about 40 students, as she sprung from […]

Last Minute Productions shares new acts for fall 2017

A new set of comedians, musicians, spoken word poets and hypnotists could be coming to perform in Cullowhee. Last Minute Productions coordinators met with students on Feb. 17 to discuss the possibility of several varied acts bringing their talents to the campus of WCU. The program, which took place in the UC Illusions room, was […]

Comedian D.J. Demers performs stand-up at WCU

Many WCU students were lucky this Friday, Jan. 13, to see D.J. Demers deliver a witty and gritty stand-up show in the UC Illusions room. The comic jumped between a wide array of topics ranging through public restroom experiences, romantic relationships and living with a hearing impairment, among much more. Demers is Canadian-born and moved […]

Sneak peak on the upcoming show FROGZ

FROGZ will be coming to Western Carolina University on Wednesday, Feb. 18. The popular classic FROGZ is a family friendly show filled with mesmerizing masks, mimes and music combined with Cirque du Soleil-evoking acrobatics. Imago’s FROGZ will be exploding onto the Bardo Arts Center stage, bringing projectors, actors and acrobats to the stage. After talking to […]