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The Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities

At the Rita

All events at the Rita are masked events. Tickets are free and must be reserved for performances.

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The Tourists

By Stephen Brown
Directed by Tomer Proctor-Zenker*

The Rita, Studeio A
Oct 1-2

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*student director


The Mad Ones

A Musical by Kait Kerrigan and Bree Lowdermilk
Directed by Rachael Swartz

The Rita, Studio A
Nov 19-20

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The Penelopiad

By Margaret Atwood
Directed by Fabrice Conte-Williamson

Black Box Theatre
Oct 15-24

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The Thanksgiving Play

By Larissa FastHorse
Directed by Brian Gill

Main Stage Theatre
Dec 3-12

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Cache MKE

Cache MKE

Oct 1  |  12 pm
Bedford Concert Hall & Virtual

Tickets are limited, free, and must be requested.

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Fall 2021 Noon Concert Lineup 


Fall 2021 Music Season

Weekdays and Saturdays  |  7 pm
Sundays  |  3 pm

Bedford Concert Hall & Virtual

Tickets are limited, free, and must be requested.

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National Print Exhibition

27th Parkside National Print Exhibition

Fine Arts Gallery & Virtual
May 4-Oct 2

One of the longest-running print exhibition in the Midwest, the Parkside National Print Exhibition features some of the nation's finest print works.

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Landscapes by Carlotta Miller and Hans Habeger


Carlotta Miller  |  Hans Habeger

Fine Arts Gallery 
Oct 14-Dec 10

Meditations on isolation, both rural and (sub)urban, these works elevate what is left behind by past endeavors.

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Brian Bartz

Foundation Gallery
Sep 9-Oct 8

Reflecting on the ways computer generated images have integrated into daily lives, the show consists of functioning electronics and 3D printed objects cast into wall-mounted resin sculptures of varying transparency accompanied by a video work and essay.

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Excavation: New Work by Carey Watters


Foundation Gallery
Oct 15-Nov 12

Insect pins and needle and thread connect age-old imagery and iconography to her personal narratives in a process that is time-consuming and labor-intensive. Obsessive thoughts, desires, and feelings of marginalization are translated into distress signals that are sent out into the world.

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Foreign Film Series

View-at-Home Foreign Film Series

As we get closer to welcoming you back to campus, the UW-Parkside Foreign Film Series is offering FFS patrons one more semester of free view-at-home series through the rest of 2021. More information about the return to the cinema in Spring 2022 is coming soon!

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Box Office


The Rita, Ground Floor
900 Wood Rd. 
Kenosha, WI 53144
Parking: Lot B, C

About The Rita

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has continued to build a reputation as an outstanding liberal arts institution with particularly strong fine arts programs. With The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities, our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues match our award-winning academic programs and provide even greater community access. Read more about The Rita.

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