Carlos Andreas Gomez inspires Western Carolina community

Spoken Word poet Carlos Andreas Gomez entertained the WCU community with some of his most famous poems on March 17. He enlightened the crowd of about 30 people with his deep poems and opinions about 21st century society. Gomez’s performance was organized by Last Minute Productions (LMP) and took place in the UC Illusions room. Gomez […]

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 […]

Battle of the Bands or just a showcase?

Five bands took the stage, but none took away a prize…. Last Minute Productions (LMP) hosted their second Battle of the Bands competition/showcase Tuesday April 5, 2016 in the University Center Grandroom at Western Carolina University. What was originally planned to be a Battle of the Bands turned into a showcase for five different bands. […]

Slam poet brings laughter and cultural awareness to WCU

Western Carolina University’s Last Minute Productions (LMP) brought award winning slam poet, G Yamazawa, to campus on Monday, Feb. 29, where he entertained an audience of about 50 students and faculty members with his comical spoken word performance in UC Illusions. In between telling personal stories from his childhood growing up “southern Asian” with Japanese […]