Fine Arts

Lead actor enjoys the experience of ‘Rabbit Hole’

As a sophomore in high school, Joey Johns ’14 was asked to join an acting troupe in order to perform at competitions. He had just begun acting, and it was his experience with this club that has kept the non-traditional student from Ripon, Wis., performing for the last 14 years. “The sense of community and competitive support at that event… Continue reading

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Tender drama ‘Rabbit Hole’ to run at Ripon College

“Rabbit Hole,” by David Lindsay-Abaire, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play for drama, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 through 16 in Benstead Theatre, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Robert Amsden, professor of theatre, is directing the play about a family moving ahead with a tremendous burden of grief. The play’s witty dialogue… Continue reading

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Ripon College exhibit explores identity, history

Selections of artwork by Jessica Wimbley will be exhibited Nov. 8 through Dec. 5 in Caestecker Gallery, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, at Ripon College. The artist will speak about her work in the center lobby at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8. An opening reception in the gallery will follow the talk. Wimbley’s work investigates the concepts of identity,… Continue reading

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Ripon College violinist to present recital

Kyle Szabo, assistant professor of music at Ripon College, will present a faculty violin recital at 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. The recital will be presented in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Pianist Nathan Birkholz will accompany Szabo. Composers of selected works will include Beethoven, Brahms and Philip Glass. The recital… Continue reading

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Piano, sculptural collaboration featured at Ripon College

Pianist Beth Winterfeldt and sculptor Nicole Hoiland will offer a collaborative presentation at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts, on the Ripon College campus. Their appearance is part of Ripon’s 2013-14 Caestecker Fine Arts Series: Winterfeldt’s performance of Richard Danielpour’s “The Enchanted Garden Preludes” will share the stage with Hoiland’s sculptural… Continue reading

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Steinway Dedication Recital

Ripon College’s new Steinway concert grand piano will be officially dedicated during a recital Friday, Oct. 4. The recital will begin at 8 p.m. in Demmer Recital Hall, C.J. Rodman Center for the Arts. The piano arrived last spring after it was purchased with a gift from the estate of Frank Brewster ’65. The guest artist for the recital will… Continue reading

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