THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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February 22, 2018

Bonnie Jo Campbell with C. Kubasta

Bonnie Jo Campbell is the author of the novels Once Upon a River, a National Bestseller, and Q Road. Her critically-acclaimed short fiction collections include American Salvage, which was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the National…
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February 23, 2018

Driveway Thriftdwellers

Made up of veteran musicians from Madison and Milwaukee, the Driveway Thriftdwellers draw upon their founding brothers’ Northwoods upbringing to create a no-nonsense blend of DIY classic country and Americana sensibilities. Earthy vocal harmonies and down-home pedal steel distinguish the…
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February 24, 2018

Studio 51 – Fairy Tale Writing

Students will practice their creative writing skills by composing fairy tales individually and as a group. Bring your imaginations! Fairy Tale Writing Saturday, February 24 11 – 1 pm  …
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February 25, 2018

Moonlight with Discussion

There will be no mistake – THELMA will be showing last year’s Academy Award winner for best picture! Discussion will follow with author and historian Gerald Butters, PhD, professor of history at Aurora University. He also teaches in the graduate…
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March 4, 2018

90th Academy Awards Viewing Party

90th Academy Awards Viewing Party! Dress up if you wish. More fun to come!…
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March 9, 2018

Albert Cummings

Albert Cummings writes, plays and sings the blues like nobody else. He has played with blues legends B.B. King, Johnny Winter and Buddy Guy.   Taken with Albert’s fire and passion bassist, Tommy Shannon, and drummer, Chris Layton, of the band…
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March 16, 2018

Reilly

Foot stompin’ Irish music band for the masses!   The members of Reilly look at their music as a melding of the past with the present, a joining of history with the future. Their stylistic take on their songs is one…
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March 30, 2018

The Jimmys, an encore performance

We had so much fun the last time The Jimmys were here that we are bringing them back for an encore concert in THELMA’s Great Hall! Come for a night of blues with one of the best bands around! The…
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April 5, 2018

Reading Series: Student Invitational

This evening is for the upcoming, student poets and writers to shine.…
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April 6, 2018

Sammy Miller and the Congregation

“We play joyful jazz- music that feels good. It is a style that entertains, enriches, but most of all uplifts.”   A native of Los Angeles, Sammy Miller has become known for his unique maturity and relentless focus on making music…
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April 17, 2018

Majik Metals with Pat Reiher

This is a workshop meant for beginners in metalworking.   Learn to design and create your own custom jewelry with metals and other materials! Students will learn about the manipulation of metals, including how to cut, texturize, shape, solder, patina, polish…
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April 19, 2018

Master Metals with Pat Reiher

This metals workshop is for those familiar with metalworking equipment and processes. Students will work with soldering, etching, texturizing, and many other jewelry techniques. The class includes all standard equipment and materials, and if students wish to work with specialty…
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May 4, 2018

Salsa Manzana

Cinco de Mayo with Salsa Manzana! An authentic Salsa band of students, alumni and professors from Lawrence University. Plenty of room to dance. Casa del Tequila will be serving authentic Mexican food during the concert. It will be $7 per…
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May 18, 2018

Davina and the Vagabonds

So much more than just a blues act, Davina and the Vagabonds’ shows are filled with New Orleans charm, Memphis soul swagger, dark theatrical moments and tender gospel passages. Davina’s voice and stage presence defy category in a different way.…
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