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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
A Funny thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Music & Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelbart

Apr 28, 29, May 4, 5, 6  |  7:30 pm
Apr 30  |  2 pm
Main Stage Theatre

Tragedy tomorrow, Comedy Tonight! A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots by combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year-old comedies by the Roman playwright Plautus, with the infectious energy of the golden age of musicals. The result is a non-stop laugh-fest in which a crafty slave, Pseudolus, schemes to win his freedom by helping his young master win the beautiful courtesan who is betrothed to the mighty soldier Miles Gloriosus. Sponsored by WPR.

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BMO Harris Noon Concert Series
Noon Performances
Mar 17  |  Parkside Student Recitals
Mar 31  |  Vintage Mix Quartet
Special Events and Performances 

Mar 17  |  7:30 pm
UW-Parkside Choirs with Horlick High School Choir-Choral Treasures


Mar 16-19

France |  2015 | 115 min  | Jaques Audiard  |  IMDB

Three unrelated refugees from war-torn Sri Lanka assume the roles of a family unit in order to flee to suburban Paris. The faux family grows accustom to their new home and begin to genuinely care for one another. But the dangers that lurk around every corner of their gang-infested neighborhood threaten everything that they have rebuilt. The same fears and dangers they ran from have followed them into another country, except this time, they can't escape it. Exploring second chances and the material that builds a family, Dheepan is a deeply tense and touching drama. 2015 Cannes Film Festival, winner: Palme d'Or; 2015 International Cinephile Society Awards, winner: Best Actor. English, French, and Tamil languages.


25th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition
Jan 30 - Mar 30 | Fine Arts Gallery
Opening Reception: Feb 23 | 5-7 pm

2017 marks the 25th presentation of the Parkside National Small print Exhibition and thirty years since the first show opened at UW-Parkside. This year's exhibition features 96 original prints from artists hailing from thirty-one different states. David Jones, founder of Anchor Graphics, Chicago and the Center for Collaborative Research, Kenosha, served as the juror. His selections showcase the great breadth of contemporary printmaking practice, with artists exploring both traditional techniques as well as new digital applications. Join us for a public reception, announcement of purchase awards and juror's remarks on Thursday, February 23rd from 5-7 pm. 


A Professor's Legacy: Students of David V. Holmes
Mar 10-  Apr 19  |  Mathis Gallery
Opening Reception: Apr 1  |  2-4 pm

Featuring artists working across a variety of media and styles, A Professor's Legacy highlights the far-reaching impact that former Parkside Art Professor David Holmes (1945-2014). Artists include: Trenton Baylor, Susan Boehm, Lisa Bigalke, Lisa Dukowitz, Samira Gdisis, William Grieder, Erin Hammond, Glen Larson, Amy Misurelli Sorenson, Kristina Niemi Johnson, Michael Nitsch, Judy Sebranek, Alex Tompsett, Linda Wawiorka, Kelly Witte, and Connie Wolfe.

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