Enjoy an entertaining show of laser lights set to rock music this April while helping fund future programs at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point planetarium.
The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium will once again feature its popular laser light shows at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. nightly, Wednesday through Saturday, April 17–20 and 24–27. The shows help raise funds for the purchase of new astronomical shows and other educational expenses. They are presented by Sky Lase, a leader in laser engineering and custom laser show production.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for students and $3 for students with UWSP ID. Tickets are available at the door beginning at 7:30 p.m. and are valid that day only. The shows are recommended for children age 12 and older. Special shows for groups of 20 or more can be scheduled by contacting the planetarium office at 715-346-2139.
The schedule is as follows:
April 17 – Laser Metallica
April 18 – Laser Vinyl, including the classic rock sounds of AC/DC, Queen, Kiss, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Kansas, Boston, Journey and Pink Floyd
April 19 – Pink Floyd—Dark Side of the Moon
April 20 – Laser Zeppelin
April 24 – Laser Magic, featuring the music of Yanni, Celine Dion, the B-52’s, Elton John, Will Smith, Enya, Joan Jett, Blue Oyster Cult, Pink Floyd and more
April 25 – Laser Beatles
April 26 – Pink Floyd – the Wall
April 27 – Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium is located on the second floor of the Science Building at the corner of Reserve Street and Fourth Avenue. Parking is available in Lot X near the building entrance and is free after 7 p.m. More information is at www.uwsp.edu/physastr/Plan_Obs.