Nicolet College - Upcoming events in Nicolet's Creative Arts Series
September events in
Nicolet’s Creative Arts Series
The Nicolet College Creative Arts Series is off to a fast start with four free events taking place now to the end of September.
The events are:
Betty LaDuke’s Dreaming Cows Mural
Now through Oct. 16 - Nicolet Art Gallery - Free
Artist and educator Betty LaDuke exhibits a life-size giclée print version of her Dreaming Cows project – a 7-foot tall, 90-foot wide mural commissioned by Heifer International, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending world hunger by helping poor families around the globe become self-reliant through environmentally sound practices. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
7:30 p.m., Tues., Sept 28 - Nicolet Theatre - Free
Film and Discussion
This award-winning 1983 film explores the lives of undocumented immigrants from Guatemala who risk everything to support their families. Timely and disturbing, El Norte compels us to not avert our gaze from a socio-economic crisis involving 14 million unauthorized Latin American immigrants. Discussion led by Nicolet Spanish instructor Ocie Kilgus.
Campus & Community Read: Persepolis with Shane Teter
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, Nicolet Theatre - Free
The graphic novel Persepolis is this year’s Campus & Community Read selection, open to all Nicolet students and community members. Nicolet English instructor Shane Teter discusses graphic novels and introduces 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. Book discussions are scheduled for 7 p.m., Oct. 4, at the Rhinelander District Library and 3 p.m., Oct. 28, in the Nicolet Library Lounge.
Mildred Schuman: Eagle Woman Shares All of My Relatives
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Wed., Sept. 29, Nicolet College – Lakeland - Free
Mildred “Tinker” Schuman, a.k.a. the Eagle Woman, writes free-verse poetry using Native American imagery to explore universal themes. A member of the Ojibway Nation of Lac du Flambeau, Schuman co-authored The Healing Blanket. Her work appears on the CD All My Relatives and in the Poetry Institute of Canada anthologies.