THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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Nov
1
Thu
Sheboygan Visual Artists
Nov 1 2018 @ 10:00 am – Jan 5 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Sheboygan Visual Artists

Exhibition Dates: November 1 – January 5, 2018

Sheboygan Visual Artists (SVA) is a growing and active network of over 100 professional and amateur artists and patrons in the Sheboygan area who believe that artistic expression increases artistic and personal growth and enriches communities.

SVA’s mission is threefold:

  • Empower visual artists through professional development and collaboration,
  • Promote member artists and their work, and
  • Create opportunities for the community to experience and enjoy visual arts.

Sheboygan Visual Artists are capable of showing a huge body of work that includes painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video, glass, wood, fiber, jewelry and digital art.

Ten times a year the SVA presents a new show with opening night on the last Fridays of the month. All these events, known as Final Fridays, happen at EBCO ArtWorks, the home base of SVA on 12th and Erie in Sheboygan, and are open and free to the public.

SVA artists are active in the wider community as well. Presently, the Kaleidoscope program conducts art workshops for under-served youth and their mothers. Collaborations with Mead Library, City of Sheboygan and offsite exhibits in surrounding art centers are imbedded in the SVA program.

SVA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, completely run by volunteers who invest thousands of hours each year to do what they love….

MAKE ART AND BUILD COMMUNITY.

Dec
21
Fri
Isthmus Brass
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm
Wisconsin’s premiere large brass ensemble. Conducted by John Stevens. Under the direction of brass-icon, John Stevens, and comprised of the finest professional brass players in the Midwest, the ISTHMUS BRASS is Wisconsin’s premiere large brass ensemble. Recently established in 2009 (in Madison, Wisconsin), the ensemble began as some of the most high profile brass players in the region looked for a way to collaborate and perform together. They initially decided on a course of performing charitable Christmas Concerts especially for the Porchlight Homeless Charity and at retirement homes in Madison. Since then the group has taken off on the professional concert circuit and is currently being selected to perform on concert series and music festivals throughout the Midwest.
John Stevens, John Aley, Dave Cooper, Doug Lindsey, Jon Schipper, Ricardo Almeida, Dylan Chmura-Moore, Mike Dugan, Mark Hetzler, Mark Hoelscher, Mike Forbes, & Kieth Lienert
Dress up in your ugly Christmas sweater to the Isthmus Brass concert and you’ll have a chance to win a bottle of wine or tickets to a future concert for having the ugliest holiday sweater! Three winners for the ugliest holiday attire will be chosen this night!
Concert begins at 8 pm
Bar opens at 7 pm
 
Tickets $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Jan
7
Mon
THELMA Book Club
Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm

Join the THELMA Book Club! It’s free and open to the public! Members are responsible to get their own books.

Led by Amy Manion, join us for our next meeting January 7 at 7 pm.

The book we will be reading is A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable.

About the book:

THE NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

Where Moulin Rouge meets The Paris Wife lies A PARIS APARTMENT…

When April Vogt’s boss tells her about the discoveries in a cramped, decrepit apartment in the ninth arrondissement, the Sotheby’s continental furniture specialist does not hear the words dust or rats or shuttered for seventy years. She hears Paris. She hears escape.

Once in Paris, April quickly learns the apartment is not merely some rich hoarder’s repository. Beneath the dust and cobwebs and stale perfumed air is a goldmine and not because of the actual gold (or painted ostrich eggs or mounted rhinoceros horns or bronze bathtub). First, there’s a portrait by one of the masters of the Belle Époque. And there are letters and journals written by the woman in the painting, documents showing she was more than a renowned courtesan with enviable décolletage. Suddenly it’s no longer about the bureau plats and Louis-style armchairs that will fetch millions at auction. It’s about a life. Two lives, actually.

With the help of a salty Parisian solicitor and the courtesan’s private documents, April tries to uncover the secrets buried in the apartment. As she digs into one woman’s life, April can’t help but take a deeper look into her own. When two things she left bubbling back in the States begin to boil over, April starts to wonder if in this apartment or in this life, she’ll ever find what she’s looking for.

Purchase a book and join us January 7 at 7 pm!
Free admission
Cash bar available
 
Jan
10
Thu
Ancient Ancestors
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm

Ancient Ancestors

Featuring sturgeon artwork, artifacts, and history.

Exhibition Dates: January 10 – March 2
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 10, 6 – 8 pm

Free admission and open to the public, meet the artists as you view their work. Cash bar and snacks available.

 

Panel Exchange: Thursday, January 31, 6 – 8 pm

Free admission and open to the public, this event features discussing the culture around sturgeon. Cash bar and snacks available.

 

Jan
16
Wed
Uncorked Yoga
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
One-hour yoga class in the Susan O. Ahern Contemporary Wing and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine afterwards!
 
Amy Jarvis is the Vinyasa yoga instructor at Yoga One Studio in Cedarburg and Fox Point.
 
We’ll be inside among the art! Please bring your own mat, water and towel. Arrive 15 minutes prior to class and check in at the front desk. Ticket includes one glass of First Tier wine. You may purchase more. Cash bar and snacks available.

Uncorked Yoga
Wednesday, January 16
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

$15 each

 

Jan
18
Fri
Abby Jeanne
Jan 18 @ 8:00 pm

Abby Jeanne is a songwriter, singer,and producer originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 2010 she hit the road in her mini-van to begin her musical journey With her first demo and Band Eden-Abby. she would spend the next 4 years traveling around america and europe as a solo artist exploring her creativity and finding her voice. In 2015 she returned home to collaborate, write and produce music for other jazz, rock and hip-hop artists including some milwaukee favorites; Foreign Goods and queen tut.

In 2016 she formed her band, and in February 2017, she released her debut album “rebel Love’ in such a short amount of time Abby and her band have found immense success and demand in their hometown, with a busy schedule, daily local radio play, and opening for international musicians such as ishdarr and no name.

She has spent the rest of 2017 playing her music at many festivals and clubs of the Mid-west, Europe, India, and Thailand.  In September (2017) she released a new single “Comsic Beings” and is currently recording a new 7″ to be released 2018.

Abby personally describes her music as “rock n’ roll with a dreamers soul”, and she hopes that her music and poetry guide listeners into her transcending reality.

Concert begins at 8 pm
Bar opens at 7 pm
 
Tickets $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Jan
27
Sun
Sammy Miller and The Congregation
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm
A native of Los Angeles, Sammy Miller has become known for his unique maturity and relentless focus on making music that “feels good” as a drummer, singer and bandleader. Upon completing his Master’s at The Julliard School, Sammy formed his ensemble, Sammy Miller and The Congregation. As a band they are focused on sharing the power of community through their music—joyful jazz. While independently the band members have performed/recorded with notable artist including Wynton Marsalis, O.A.R, Iron and Wine, and Lee Fields at venues including The White House, Lincoln Center, and the Hollywood Bowl, Sammy Miller and The Congregation has opted to stick together and create globally conscious music with the intention to spread joy throughout the world.
“We play joyful jazz- music that feels good. It is a style that entertains, enriches, but most of all uplifts.”
Band Members: Sammy Miller, Alphonso Horne, Ben Flocks, Sam Crittenden, David Linard

“Sammy Miller and the Congregation is what happens when seasoned musicians, on horns, bass, piano and drums really let go. This is a band that can not only play their asses off, but makes you smile, dance and unconsciously nod to the rhythms at the same time your brain is saying “Wow- that’s what I really wanted to hear all these years!” What makes this band cook is rare: playing the unexpected in a way that takes you back to what the original sound and shape of the instruments can be—deep, full of soul and warmth and no small amount of humor.” – The Vinyl Press

Sunday, January 27
Concert begins at 2 pm
Bar opens at 1 pm
 
Tickets $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Feb
1
Fri
Trapper Schoepp & The Shades
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm

Trapper Schoepp is a young man who’s befriended a strange and diverse cast of characters during his 27 years. That small army of rogues and rebels, drifters and dreamers, soldiers and schemers populate his songs, their tragedies and comedies, their lives and deaths recalled in his finely etched musical vignettes.

The Minnesota-born, Wisconsin-based tune smith and teller of tales (both tall and true), returns with his second effort Rangers & Valentines (Xtra Mile Recordings). The record follows his critically acclaimed 2012 debut Run Engine, Run, with his band the Shades. That LP earned notices in Rolling Stone, American Songwriter and Paste, with the folks at Huffington Post calling him a “master storyteller” and PBS hailing his “story songs that explore and explode the conventions of rock and roll.”

Concert begins at 8 pm
Bar opens at 7 pm
 
Tickets $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $120 ($72 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $75 ($45 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
Feb
8
Fri
Copper Box
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm
This FREE concert will kickoff the celebration of Sturgeon Spectacular! Stay warm inside THELMA’s beautiful building as the concert will be held in the favorite Fountain City room. This free concert by Copper Box includes, again, the opportunity to Kiss the Sturgeon!
 
Enjoy the music, drinks, and have fun with friends!
 
Parking is free throughout the district on evenings and weekends. More information on parking here: http://downtownfdl.com/sft422/2016parkingbrochure.pdf
 
Shuttles will be running from Downtown and the Children’s Museum every 1/2 hour!

Don’t miss this THELMA favorite!

Copper Box was nominated for 2018 Folk/Celtic Artist of the year.

Danny Jerabek (accordion, keys, percussion, vocals, cornet, sousaphone, etc.) and his wife, Michelle (Thull) Jerabek (bari saxophone, vocals, guitar, percussion, etc.) both are nominated for 2018 Reeds/Brass Award. Both started performing with their family on stage at an early age. Once in their teens, they crossed paths again and eventually realized they were meant to be together. They started writing songs and formed a band and the rest is history!
The current line up includes the highly regarded talents of Dan Cable (drums, percussion) and Dave Chyla (bass, guitar).
Danny Jerabek was given an accordion from his grandfather at age 9 and taught himself how to play it. Inspired by Steve (Esteban) Jordan, “the Jimi Hendrix of Tejano Accordion,” he began to “rock out” and improvise –thinking a little more, “outside the box.” He has been featured at the International Accordion Festival in San Antonio, TX, and the National Accordion Festival in Houston, TX, and the Cotati Accordion Festival in Cotati, CA, and has been featured on national TV. In 2015, Danny accepted an Artist Endorsement deal with Hohner Accordions, INC.
 
Concert at 6 pm
Bar opens at 5 pm
 
Free admission.
Feb
9
Sat
Guys on Ice – Saturday Matinee
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Back by popular demand, Guys On Ice is the nation’s favorite ice-fishing musical comedy. From their shanty, ice-fishing buddies Marvin (original cast member Doug Mancheski) and Lloyd (Fond du Lac Native Steve Koehler) sing about life, love, and the one that got away. This hilarious piece of Wisconsin anthropology will once again charm your wool socks off. Join Marvin and Lloyd for one more historic day on the ice. From their ice fishing shanty, the long-time pals keep warm with a mutual appreciation for good bait, cold beer, and the Green Bay Packers. As Marvin anxiously awaits his opportunity to appear on a cable TV fishing show and share the secrets of his life on da’ lake, Lloyd ponders a recent squabble with his wife over plans to spend their anniversary at Lambeau Field.
 
Both pals scramble to protect their cold Leinie’s from fellow angler, Ernie the Moocher (Dan Klarer). Anyone who has ever been curious about those little plywood shanties sitting on lake ice and what goes on inside them should find all questions answered in this heartwarming and witty musical comedy. Accompanist Kyle Nelson returns!

Sold-out houses in Wisconsin and across the country have enjoyed this whirlwind ice-fishing tale, gaining wisdom about everything from the attributes of a snowmobile suit to romancing the checkout girl at the local grocery store. With songs such as “The Wishing Hole” and “Fish is the Miracle Food”, Guys on Ice isn’t just a musical – it’s a journey through the secret culture of Northern Wisconsin ice fishermen. Anyone who has ever been curious about those little plywood shanties sitting on lake ice and what goes on inside them should find all questions answered in this heartwarming and witty musical comedy.

Fred Alley, the book and lyric writer of the show, starred as Lloyd in the premiere presentation of the show, along with Doug Mancheski, as Marvin.

This year and for the past 15 years, Guys On Ice will star Doug Mancheski as Marvin and Steve Koehler as Lloyd.

The Green Bay Press-Gazette said, “It’s Wisconsiny. It’s also surprisingly touching.”

Guys On Ice is simple, straightforward and possesses a sweet charm,” said the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Come see one of the most hilarious shows in the country. The Guys on Ice bring the Wisconsin culture to life in this musical about ice fishing and friendship.

Saturday, February 9 at 2 pm. Bar opens at 1 pm. Enjoy Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas and more!

Tickets $20 ($12 for Members of THELMA)
Bistro Table for Four $100 ($60 for Members of THELMA)
Pub Table for Two $60 ($36 for Members of THELMA)
Reservations required for tables. Please call 920.921.5410 to reserve your bistro table for four or your pub table for two. Limited number of tables available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.