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Nicolet College - Three free Creative Artsevents on tap at Nicolet in February

Three free Creative Arts Series
events on tap at Nicolet in February


Posted Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011
A diverse collection of free arts events are coming to Nicolet in February as part of the college’s Creative Arts Series. They include an art gallery exhibit that documents a trip by Nicolet College students to Guatemala, a community concert by six different local musical groups, and poetry reading and discussion by a Native American poet with a doctorate in creative writing.

Details of each event are as follows:

Reflections on Guatemala Art Exhibit

Feb. 4 to 18

Nicolet Art Gallery

Nicolet College students will present highlights from their January 2011 travels to Guatemala with Spanish instructor Ocie Kilgus. The exhibit will feature photos of their trip to Guatemala, where they stayed with local host families, taught at local schools, and participated in community service learning projects. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.


Community Music Festival

7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 15

Nicolet College Theatre

The Northwoods is rich in musical talent and you’ll get a sampling of its range and energy in one dynamic evening of performance by six local music groups: the Rhinelander Community Band, Woodland Strings, Nicolet Male Chorus, Nicolet Choraliers, Hymns and Hyrs and Lakeland Barbershoppers. Each group will take the stage to perform the highlights of its season’s repertoire. The music will be sweet and you’ll be smiling as your friends and neighbors entertain you with all their “heart and soul.”


Beth Tornes: A Winter Romance

5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17

Minocqua Public Library

Poet Beth Tornes edited Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders, a book of Ojibwe elders’ oral histories. She has a PhD in creative writing from the University of Utah and has taught poetry writing at Beloit College, UW-Extension’s “Write By The Lake” in Madison, and at her home in Lac du Flambeau.