Windhover Center for the Arts

51 Sheboygan St.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
920.921.5410

Windhover Special Events

Windhover Wednesdays live music lunch

April

1: David Jon Dewees

8: Doc & the Jazz Box

15: Jana Holland

22: Phil Immerfall

29: Pat Zyduck

May

May 6- Howie Schneider
May 13- Joe and Janice
May 20- Cookee
May 27- Daryl Rogers

Poetry Collective Windhover Fridays at Five. Cash bar every Friday night. 5-7pm

Poetry Collective

Windhover Center of the Arts has poetry readings every 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7pm in the Cafe Gallery.

The Poetry collective is sponsored by Fusion by Mark

Fusion by Mark

Upcoming Acts:

 

April - 4/14/09

On Tuesday April 14th, the Windhover Center for the Arts and The Foot of the Lake Collective will feature a reading of three members of the Collective, Paula Sergi, John Walser and Mary Wehner.

The event begins at 7 p.m. at the Windhover Center for the Arts at 51 Sheboygan Street, with doors opening at 6:30. Refreshments will be available. An open mic portion of the program will be available.

Paula Sergi is the author of Family Business, a poetry chapbook from Finishing Line Press, and co-editor of Boomer Girls: Poems by Women from the Baby Boom Generation, University of Iowa Press and Meditations on Hope, and A Call to Nursing, both from Kaplan Publishing. The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, along with the Hessen Literary Society selected her as the 2005 cultural ambassador to Germany for a three month residency. A Wisconsin Arts Board Artist Fellowship recipient, her poetry appears in such journals as The Bellevue Literary Review, Primavera, Crab Orchard Review, AJN and Spoon River Poetry Review. She has taught composition, fiction writing and poetry at Ripon College, the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and Marian University and currently works as a school health nurse. 

John Walser is an associate professor at Marian University, where he coordinates the English program and teaches courses in literature, composition and creative writing.  His work having appeared in a number of national and international journals, John is currently working on a full-length manuscript of poetry, Edgewood Orchard Galleries, as well as on a chapbook entitled Slough.  He holds a doctorate in English and Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Mary Wehner is the author of …or the Opposite, a letterpress chapbook edition by Red Hydra Press in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Her letterpress broadside, The Chinese Painting, was also published by Red Hydra Press. She was a featured poet in the online journal Zinkzine, and has published poems in Southern Indiana Review, Wisconsin Trails, The Writer Magazine, Red River Review, Arbor Vitae, and other literary publications. Mary was poet in residence at Penland School of the Arts in North Carolina in May of 2007. A poem with a lithograph by Polyanna Fernandez Fernandez printed in Tuscaloosa and Havana Cuba is forthcoming in summer 2009.

 

 

May - 5-12-09

On Tuesday May 12th, the Windhover Center for the Arts and The Foot of the Lake Collective will feature a reading by two well known regional poets, David Graham and Brent Goodman. Brent is a former student of David Graham at Ripon College ('93.) This is their first joint reading.
David Graham is the author of six collections of poems, most recently Stutter Monk (Flume Press), and an essay anthology co-edited with Kate Sontag: After Confession: Poetry as Autobiography (Graywolf Press).   Individual poems, essays, and reviews have appeared widely in journals and anthologies as well as online.  He has been a faculty member several times at The Frost Place in Franconia NH, where he also served as Poet in Residence in 1996. He is Professor of English at Ripon College in Ripon WI.
Brent Goodman is a recipient of a 2009 Wisconsin Arts Board Artist Fellowship Award in Poetry, and is author of The Brother Swimming Beneath Me (2009 Black Lawrence Press), Wrong Horoscope (1999 Thorngate Road), which won the Frank O'Hara Award, and Trees are the Slowest Rivers (1998 Sarasota Poetry Theater). His poems have appeared in Poetry, Green Mountains Review, The Beloit Poetry Journal, Court Green, Zone 3, as well as widely online.
The reading begins at 7 p.m. at the Windhover Center for the Arts at 51 Sheboygan Street, with doors opening at 6:30. Refreshments will be available. An open mic portion of the program will be available. For more information call the Windhover at 921-5410.