At the Rita: Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts and Humanities

At the Rita

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

A play by Simon Stephens based on the novel by Mark Haddon
Oct 11-20, 2019

A dazzling Tony Award-winning play that speaks to the heart and brain in extraordinary ways.

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Silent Sky

Silent Sky

By Laura Gunderson
Nov 22-Dec 8, 2019

The incredible true story of Henrietta Leavitt, a brilliant astronomer long overlooked by the telescope of history.

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Legacy of John Paynter Concert

Wind Ensemble and Community Band

The Legacy of John P. Paynter

Oct 17  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

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Noon Concerts

Maxwell Street Klezmer Band Trio

Free Noon Concert

Oct 18  |  12 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

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Return to Classics Concert

Symphony and Community Orchestra

Return to the Classics: Mozart and Beethoven

Oct 19  |  7 pm  |  Bedford Concert Hall

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2019-2020 Season

The 38th consecutive season of the UW-Parkside Foreign Film Series includes 15 internationally acclaimed films, each have been recognized for excellence in numerous international film festivals and competitions around the world such as the Sundance Film Festival, the European Film Awards, and the Cannes Film Festival.

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triple double exhibition

Triple Double: Artists Using Sport to Inluence Culture

Through Oct 25  |  Fine Arts Gallery

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Italy Postcard detail

Postcards from Italy


Through Oct 23  |  Mathis Gallery

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Kristen Bartel LANDSCAPES

Kristen Bartel: LANDSCAPES


Oct 15-Nov 15  |  Foundation Gallery
Reception Nov 7  |  4-6 pm

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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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