THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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January 20, 2018

Studio 51 – Clay Sculpting

This is the first week of our two-week clay class. Students will create forms from air-dry clay, including bowls, figurines and more! Clay Sculpting Saturday, January 20 11 – 1 pm…
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January 24, 2018

Figure Drawing

Stop into Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) for our series of figure drawing classes–no experience necessary! These classes are for both novice and expert to sharpen their skills. THELMA’s curator, Tara Schultz, will lead each class and provide…
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January 26, 2018

Kyle Megna and the Monsoons

Kyle Megna & the Monsoons are best seen live, they feed off the vibe of the crowd as well as each other. Their “dark-indie-blues-folk-rock feel” is a magnetic force that’s ever charged with surges of creativity and artistic experimentation. Fused…
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January 27, 2018

Studio 51 – Clay Painting

For the second week of our two-week clay class, students will paint the forms created on January 20. Can’t make both classes? Don’t worry, we’ll have extra clay to paint. Clay Painting Saturday, January 27 11 – 1 pm…
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January 31, 2018

Figure Drawing

Stop into Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) for our series of figure drawing classes–no experience necessary! These classes are for both novice and expert to sharpen their skills. THELMA’s curator, Tara Schultz, will lead each class and provide…
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February 3, 2018

Studio 51 – Rock Painting

Stop in for a colorful session of rock painting! These fun projects are perfect for practicing detail-oriented designs, and are great for kids of all ages. Rock Painting Saturday, February 3 11 – 1 pm…
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February 7, 2018

Figure Drawing

Stop into Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) for our series of figure drawing classes–no experience necessary! These classes are for both novice and expert to sharpen their skills. THELMA’s curator, Tara Schultz, will lead each class and provide…
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February 8, 2018

Living Memory – Portraits of the Lake Sturgeon

Come see a unique exhibit that pays homage to one of our beloved creatures of Lake Winnebago. To help celebrate the weekend, artists and sturgeon enthusiasts will host this exhibit and panel discussion for an unofficial start to the Sturgeon…
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February 9, 2018

Copper Box: The Official Kickoff for the 2018 Sturgeon Spectacular!

Kick off the 2018 Sturgeon Spectacular with this THELMA favorite in the Great Hall. This free concert by Copper Box includes, again, the opportunity to Kiss the Sturgeon!  Danny Jerabek (accordion, keys, percussion, vocals, cornet, sousaphone, etc.) and his wife,…
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February 9, 2018

Copper Box: The Official Kickoff for the 2018 Sturgeon Spectacular!

Kick off the 2018 Sturgeon Spectacular with this THELMA favorite in the Great Hall. This free concert by Copper Box includes, again, the opportunity to Kiss the Sturgeon! Registration will be open for the 2018 Sturgeon Queen. Come inside and…
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February 10, 2018

Comedy Sportz at Noon

Come see the famous Milwaukee Comedy Sportz teams battle it out for comedy supremacy. Shows will encourage audience participation to ensure this is an evening you and your friends will never forget. Beer and wine will be available for purchase…
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February 10, 2018

Studio 51 – Fish Painting or Snow Sculpting

These classes will take place in THELMA’s lower-level classrooms as part of the Sturgeon Spectacular festivities. Bring warm clothes if you plan to join in on the snow sculpting outside, after the indoor informational session! Fish Painting or Snow Sculpting…
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February 10, 2018

Guys on Ice – Saturday Matinee

Back by popular demand – the ice-fishing musical that takes Sturgeon Spectacular by storm! From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once…
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February 10, 2018

Comedy Sportz at 4:30 pm

Come see the famous Milwaukee Comedy Sportz teams battle it out for comedy supremacy. Shows will encourage audience participation to ensure this is an evening you and your friends will never forget. Beer and wine will be available for purchase…
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February 10, 2018

Studio 51 – Snow Sculpting & Fish Painting

Join experienced ice and snow sculptor, Don Berg to learn the art of snow sculpting. Don will give an overview of the process, provide a tutorial and teach you how to use the tools. Ages 9 and up recommended. Families…
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February 10, 2018

Comedy Sportz at Noon

Come see the famous Milwaukee Comedy Sportz teams battle it out for comedy supremacy. Shows will encourage audience participation to ensure this is an evening you and your friends will never forget. Beer and wine will be available for purchase…
Read More...
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February 10, 2018

Guys on Ice – Saturday Evening

Back by popular demand – the ice-fishing musical that takes Sturgeon Spectacular by storm! From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once…
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February 10, 2018

Guys on Ice – Saturday Matinee

Back by popular demand – the ice-fishing musical that takes Sturgeon Spectacular by storm! From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once…
Read More...
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February 10, 2018

Comedy Sportz at 4:30 pm

Come see the famous Milwaukee Comedy Sportz teams battle it out for comedy supremacy. Shows will encourage audience participation to ensure this is an evening you and your friends will never forget. Beer and wine will be available for purchase…
Read More...
$alt

February 10, 2018

Guys on Ice – Saturday Evening

Back by popular demand – the ice-fishing musical that takes Sturgeon Spectacular by storm! From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once…
Read More...
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February 11, 2018

Guys on Ice – Sunday Matinee

Back by popular demand – the ice-fishing musical that takes Sturgeon Spectacular by storm! From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once…
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February 11, 2018

Guys on Ice – Sunday Matinee

Back by popular demand – the ice-fishing musical that takes Sturgeon Spectacular by storm! From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin and Lloyd sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once…
Read More...
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February 14, 2018

Figure Drawing

Stop into Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts (THELMA) for our series of figure drawing classes–no experience necessary! These classes are for both novice and expert to sharpen their skills. THELMA’s curator, Tara Schultz, will lead each class and provide…
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February 17, 2018

Studio 51 – Chinese New Year Crafts

On the day after the Chinese New Year, we’ll be making paper lanterns, hand fans, and dragon puppets! Chinese New Year Crafts Saturday, February 17 11 – 1 pm  …
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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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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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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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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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