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Nicolet College - Three free Creative Arts Series events on tap


Variety defines upcoming events
in Nicolet’s Creative Arts Series

 

Posted Friday, Oct. 15

A film that offers a fresh perspective on aging, a graphic novel by a young Iranian author, and a new art exhibit with trees as the focus comprise the upcoming events in the Nicolet College Creative Arts Series. Admission is free to all of the following events:

 

Young@Heart

Film and discussion

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 19

Nicolet Theatre - Free

Composed of retirees with an average age of 81, the Young@Heart Chorus performs rock, punk and R&B classics around the world. In this film documentary, director Stephen Walker shows how, in the final weeks of rehearsal for a major performance, stereotypes about old age fall away as the power of music takes hold. Co-sponsored by the Rhinelander District Library.

 

 

Campus & Community Read: Persepolis with Shane Teter

3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28

Nicolet Library - Free

Discussion continues on the graphic novel Persepolis, this year’s Campus & Community

Read selection. English instructor Shane Teter will discuss graphic novels and lead a discussion on Persepolis, a powerful coming-of-age story by Iranian author Marjane Satrapi. The idea of censorship will be explored. Campus & Community Read is co-sponsored by the Rhinelander District Library.

 

Treewhispers

Art exhibit

Oct. 22 to Nov. 13

Nicolet Art Gallery - Free

Treewhispers is an international collaboration involving paper-making, story-telling and art honoring trees as symbols and as a resource. The exhibit includes exquisitely-made paper suggestive of tree rings and leaves, with images and texts that illustrate a personally significant tree or a story or poem related to trees. Opening reception is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23 in the gallery. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

 

For more information on other upcoming events in the Creative Arts Series, visit nicoletcollege.edu and click on the Creative Arts Series link lower left on the Nicolet homepage. Information is also available by calling Nicolet at (715) 365-4512, 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4512, or TDD (715) 365-4558 or 711 relay.

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