Community Holiday Concert
`Tis the season to rejoice with the merry sounds of the Rhinelander Male Chorus, Northwoods Choraliers, Hymns and Hyrs, and the Lakeland Barbershop Chorus. Delivered in a spirited four-part harmony, their talents create a charming concert of holiday and seasonal songs sure to bring you tidings of good cheer. Non perishable food and monetary donations for local pantries are welcome.
Birds of Chicago
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Known for their near perfect Americana, the acclaimed husband and wife led band draw heavily on the gospel tradition to create music that feels like a lost folk song recovered. For Birds of Chicago, every word counts. Every note counts. No gold-dusting, no filler. Music this raw and soul-rich demands to be experienced live, and Birds of Chicago have developed a fervent following, touring 200 nights a year since their formation in late 2012. Learn More >
Mick Sterling's at Christmas
At Christmas is a unique blend of family-fueled comedy and drama brilliantly written and performed by three alumni of Dudley Riggs’ Brave New Workshop, as well as a live, 6-piece band, featuring one of the Twin Cities’ favorite front men, Mick Sterling, and Brave New Workshop’s musical director, Peter Guertin. At Christmas is like seeing a show being performed in your own living room with stories that happened in your own family. The 90-minute show is a reflection of what the holidays are – funny, poignant, and heartwarmingly tender. Learn More >
An Evening with Paul Ehlers and Friends
As a lifelong Rhinelander musician, Paul will bid a fitting farewell to the Northwoods with an evening of his favorite songs and fellow musicians. His musical style is firmly rooted in “Americana” – a distinct mix of Country, Folk, Blues, and good ‘ol Rock N Roll. You may also know Paul from his Rhinelander collaborations including Slim Pickin’s, Ruckus, the Usual Suspects, Krazy Chester, and Me and Paul. After a long bicycle ride, Paul will retire in Cornucopia where he will devote his energy to the Society for the Preservation of the Winged Eel.
Rhinelander Area Community Band
Community bands are going strong throughout the country, and the Northwoods has its very own. The well-known Rhinelander Area Community Band, featuring dedicated musicians from teens to seniors, brings its fall concert to the Nicolet stage this year with a lively, varied program to please all ages. Learn More >
The Nicolet Players Present : Over The River And Through The Woods
Nick Cristano is a young marketing executive who routinely visits his four grandparents every Sunday for dinner, governed by the three “Fs” - family, faith, and food. Now he has to break the news that he has been offered his long-awaited dream job. It comes with a price, however... and his grandparents, in their own inimitable way, scheme to prevent him from accepting it. An Off-Broadway sensation, Over the River is a hilarious comedy about the shift in priorities over the generations, with family and home at its core. Learn More >
Friday, November 2 at 7:30 pm | Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 pm | Sunday, November 4 at 2 pm | Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 pm | Friday, November 9 at 7:30 pm | Saturday, November 10 at 7:30 pm | Sunday, November 11 at 2 pm
Dr. Zorba Paster is an NPR host, broadcast journalist, author, university professor, practicing family physician, and one of the Dalai Lama’s personal physicians. Zorba’s down-to-earth, personal style makes his Saturday NPR show both entertaining and informative. Dr. Paster’s presentation will be based on his book, “The Longevity Code: Your personal prescription for a longer, sweeter life.” He touches on five spheres that impact a person’s life – physical, mental, social, spiritual, and material.
A YouTube sensation with performances at Carnegie Hall, Backtrack is a five-person a cappella group based in New York City that explores the power of the human voice through unique vocal arrangements, tight harmonies, and world-class beatboxing. They infuse heart and humor into every performance and push the limits of a cappella by creating impressive covers of past and present pop music, writing inspiring original compositions, and daring to take on unexpected genres such as classical and electronic music.
Pro Arte Quartet
The world-renowned Pro Arte String Quartet returns to perform a harmonious balance of old and new classical music with intense emotion and energy. Hailed as “one of the greatest quartets of our time” by the San Francisco Chronicle, the Quartet currently features violinists David Perry and Suzanne Beia, violist Sally Chisholm, and cellist Parry Karp. As the resident ensemble at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, they perform a series of live radio broadcasts each season, and also perform worldwide including recitals at the White House, Europe, and Asia.