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Pump House Regional Arts Center

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119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 785-1434

September 2018

Theater: “The Metal Children”

September 25, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
Banned Books

The La Crosse Public Library, in partnership with UW-La Crosse’s Murphy Library and the Alternative Truth Project, will be performing a free staged reading of the play, The Metal Children by Adam Rapp in support of Banned Books Week, a yearly event to raise awareness about the dangers of censorship and threats to freedom of speech. The Metal Children tells the story of an author whose novel about teen pregnancy ignites a firestorm in small-town America. A timely and unforgettable drama…

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October 2018

Film Society Screening

October 7, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Special Event: Art for Dinner

October 11, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$79

Multi-course dinner and wine pairing. Gourmet meals and wine pairings hosted by Chef Shawn McManus and the Pump House Regional Arts Center. DATES & TIMES Thursday, October 11 Thursday, February 14 Thursday, April 4 Friday, July 19 6:30 PM TICKETS $79 Purchase Tickets

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Storytelling: LUNA Story Slam

October 13, 2018 @ 7:10 AM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$10
getPart

La Crosse’s LUNA Story Slam is like karaoke with stories. The theme is, CHANGE- change a job, life change, changing partners, clothes, or even a diaper! Think of any change that has happened to you, prepare a story and share it on the Pump House stage. Stories should be five minutes or less and will be judged by friendly audience members. The winner will receive a pass to the next La Crosse Storytelling Festival event. Listeners are needed, so bring…

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Theater: Alternative Truth Project

October 14, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
Alternative Truth

Standing up for truth through live dramatic readings of classic and new plays; adding our voices to the resistance. Inspired by the phrase, "alternative facts" (coined by a White House adviser shortly after Donald Trump became president), The Alternative Truth Project was started by a group of La Crosse performing artists in order to start a dialogue about politics and inspire people to think differently, through readings of plays with political relevancy. DATES & TIMES Sunday, October 14 7:30 PM…

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Workshop: Paint & Pour

October 15, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$35
paint and pour graphic

Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting.  We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work.  Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint & Pour Workshops third Sunday and Monday of each month. Let us know…

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Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

October 19, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

October 20, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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Book Reading: Authors Turning Pages

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $18
Authors Turning Pages

Authors Turning Pages: Moving forward when life is trying to make you stand still. Presented by #bewhoyouneeded Two nights of laughter and spirited story telling. Book signing after the show. DATES & TIMES Wednesday, October 24 Thursday, October 25 7:00 PM Doors open at 6:30 PM TICKETS $15 in advance/$18 day of show Purchase Tickets General Admission  

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Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

October 31, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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November 2018

Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

November 1, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

November 2, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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Theater: “Neighborhood 3”

November 3, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $21
N3 Graphic

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own. Written by Jennifer Haley Produced by Pump House Regional Arts Center Directed by Steven Walker DATES & TIMES…

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Film Society Screening

November 4, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Featured Exhibits

November 7, 2018 - January 5, 2019
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free

Artist: Denise Presnell Kader Gallery Denise takes an experimental with her work, moving between two or more mediums to arrive at a satisfying final statement. Artist: Jon Swanson Front Gallery Jon is a black and white photographer using his technical abilities to create portraits of what he calls “characters” from the Winona area.

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show (Rotary Works Foundation Benefit Show)

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$25
Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse's past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Artist Reception

November 9, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
artist reception in progress

Meet and celebrate with current Pump House featured artists. Enjoy refreshments, complimentary wine (until 6 pm), great music and company. Admission is free and open to the public. DATES & TIMES Friday, November 9, 5-7 PM Current Exhibits: November 7-January 5 Pump House galleries are open Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-7 PM and Saturday, noon-4 PM, or by appointment. CURRENT EXHIBITS KADER GALLERY Denise Presnell: "Still Waters Run Deep: A Study Beneath the Surface" Denise takes an experimental with her work, moving…

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show

November 9, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15
Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show

November 10, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15
Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15
Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show

November 16, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15
Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Theater: Dark La Crosse Show

November 17, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15
Dark La Crosse for PH Website

The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2018 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show. The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs. Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including murder in the pearl button industry, a notorious Red Light District madam, a 19th-century rail yard ghost…

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Workshop: Paint & Pour

November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$35
paint and pour graphic

Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting.  We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work.  Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint & Pour Workshops third Sunday and Monday of each month. Let us know…

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December 2018

Theater: Christmas Extravaganza

December 1, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
Holiday extraviganza

Join Jonathan Lamb and friends as they ring in the Christmas Season. This concert is a CD release concert of Christmas classics with a twist. Some songs not on the album will be performed. Produced by Behling & Company. Proceeds from this evening will benefit The Alzheimer’s Association. DATES & TIMES Saturday, December 1 7:30 PM Doors open at 7:00 PM. TICKETS $18 in advance/$25 day of show General Admission

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Film Society Screening

December 2, 2018 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Theater: “Santaland Diaries”

December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$17
santa land dairies cover photo

Pump House Regional Arts Center and La Crosse Community Theatre present, Santaland Diaries, a hysterical send-up of the crass commercialization of Christmas. An unemployed actor takes a job as a Macy’s elf during the holiday crunch. At first the job is simply humiliating, but once the thousands of visitors start pouring through Santa’s workshop, he becomes battle-weary and bitter, occasionally taking out his frustrations on children and parents alike. Starring Michael Scott. Originally directed by Anne Drecktrah, Based on the actual experiences…

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Theater: “Miracle on Christmas Lake”

December 13, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $18
Miricale on Christmas lake

A Holiday Comedy Produced by Behling & Company DATES & TIMES December 13-15, 7:30 PM December 16, 2:00 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$18 day of show Purchase Tickets

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Theater: “Miracle on Christmas Lake”

December 14, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $18
Miricale on Christmas lake

A Holiday Comedy Produced by Behling & Company DATES & TIMES December 13-15, 7:30 PM December 16, 2:00 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$18 day of show Purchase Tickets

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Theater: “Miracle on Christmas Lake”

December 15, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $18
Miricale on Christmas lake

A Holiday Comedy Produced by Behling & Company DATES & TIMES December 13-15, 7:30 PM December 16, 2:00 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$18 day of show Purchase Tickets

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Theater: “Miracle on Christmas Lake”

December 16, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $18
Miricale on Christmas lake

A Holiday Comedy Produced by Behling & Company DATES & TIMES December 13-15, 7:30 PM December 16, 2:00 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$18 day of show Purchase Tickets

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Workshop: Paint & Pour

December 17, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$35
paint and pour graphic

Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting.  We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work.  Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint & Pour Workshops third Sunday and Monday of each month. Let us know…

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Concert: String Ties

December 19, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - December 20, 2018 @ 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
String Ties logo

Celebrate the holiday season with this amazing four piece group that plays everything from traditional bluegrass to newgrass music. The tight harmonies are produced by Larry Dalton on the stand-up bass, Tommy Pfaff on the 5 string banjo, Wayne Beezley on the mandolin, and Dan Sebranek on the guitar. String Ties promises a fun and laid-back evening of traditional and original compositions that keep the foot tapping and the heart in tune. String Ties’ Official Website for more information. DATES & TIMES…

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Concert: String Ties

December 20, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
String Ties logo

Celebrate the holiday season with this amazing four piece group that plays everything from traditional bluegrass to newgrass music. The tight harmonies are produced by Larry Dalton on the stand-up bass, Tommy Pfaff on the 5 string banjo, Wayne Beezley on the mandolin, and Dan Sebranek on the guitar. String Ties promises a fun and laid-back evening of traditional and original compositions that keep the foot tapping and the heart in tune. String Ties’ Official Website for more information. DATES & TIMES…

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January 2019

Film Society Screening

January 6 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Featured Exhibits

January 9 - February 23
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free

Artist: Laurel Grey Kader Gallery Beautiful works of cut glass depicting the change of seasons. Artist: Joan Gundersen Kader Gallery A series of expressive stye oil paintings depicting the coulees of southwest Wisconsin. Artist: Jennifer Stano Kader Gallery Abstract Expressionist paintings created using finger painting, aggressive palate knife work or gentle, sweeping brush work. Artist: Emily Thompson Front Gallery A series of photographs from Chicago and New York which captures memories of the past, whispers of hope, witty jokes, and…

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Artist Reception

January 11 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
artist reception in progress

Meet and celebrate with current Pump House featured artists. Enjoy refreshments, complimentary wine (until 6 pm), great music and company. Admission is free and open to the public. DATES & TIMES Friday, January 11, 5-7 PM Current Exhibits: January 9-February 23 Pump House galleries are open Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-7 PM and Saturday, noon-4 PM, or by appointment. CURRENT EXHIBITS KADER GALLERY Laurel Grey: "Komorebi: The Effect of Sunlight Streaming Through the Trees" Beautiful works of cut glass depicting the change…

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Workshop: Intro to Woodcut Printmaking

January 12 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$45
Intro to woodcutting Printmaking

Woodcut printing is an ancient relief printing technique; a design is carved into a block of wood, the image on the block is covered in ink then pressed onto paper or fabric until the image is transferred from the woodblock to the paper or fabric. The image may be printed multiple times on multiple surfaces, creating many prints. Instructor: Lynne Valiquette DATES & TIMES Saturday, January 12 12:00-4:00 PM COST & REGISTRATION $45 Studio Fee - includes studio and professional…

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Theater: Old School Variety Show

January 19 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $21
announcer graphic

The show harkens back to a time when people created their own entertainment.  At one time there were no movie theaters, no radio and no television.  Entertainment was always live.  On a Saturday night, your family and friends would gather in the parlor and someone would play the piano, someone else would recite poetry, your cousin would play the banjo, and your uncle would do magic tricks. This show recreates that experience.  It’s fun, it’s live . . . it’s…

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Workshop: Paint & Pour

January 21 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$35
paint and pour graphic

Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting.  We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work.  Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint & Pour Workshops third Sunday and Monday of each month. Let us know…

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Theater: Magic of Isaiah: “The Conjurer”

January 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $21
the conjurer graphic

Full-time professional magician Isaiah Foster presents two memorable nights of the jaw-dropping, awe-inducing wonderment that is the art of magic. Produced by Magic of Isaiah DATES & TIMES Friday, January 25 Saturday, January 26 7:30 PM Doors open at 7:00 PM. TICKETS $18 in advance/$21 day of show Purchase Tickets General Admission

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Theater: Magic of Isaiah: “The Conjurer”

January 26 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $21
the conjurer graphic

Full-time professional magician Isaiah Foster presents two memorable nights of the jaw-dropping, awe-inducing wonderment that is the art of magic. Produced by Magic of Isaiah DATES & TIMES Friday, January 25 Saturday, January 26 7:30 PM Doors open at 7:00 PM. TICKETS $18 in advance/$21 day of show Purchase Tickets General Admission

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February 2019

Dance: Affinity for Dance

February 2 @ 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $20
dancers

A collaborative, creative and cause-driven dance performance featuring Coulee Region intermediate and advanced dancers. Produced by Affinity for Dance DATES & TIMES “Humanity Dances: Persistence” Saturday, February 2 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM “Waves” Saturday, April 27 4:30 PM & 7:30 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$20 day of show Student Tickets: $10 with a valid student ID. Purchase Tickets General Admission

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Dance: Affinity for Dance

February 2 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $20
dancers

A collaborative, creative and cause-driven dance performance featuring Coulee Region intermediate and advanced dancers. Produced by Affinity for Dance DATES & TIMES “Humanity Dances: Persistence” Saturday, February 2 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM “Waves” Saturday, April 27 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$20 day of show Student Tickets: $10 with a valid student ID. Purchase Tickets General Admission

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Workshop: Intro to Woodcut Printmaking

February 9 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$45
Woodcut

Woodcut printing is an ancient relief printing technique; a design is carved into a block of wood, the image on the block is covered in ink then pressed onto paper or fabric until the image is transferred from the woodblock to the paper or fabric. The image may be printed multiple times on multiple surfaces, creating many prints. Instructor: Lynne Valiquette Only 8 slots available. DATES & TIMES Saturday, February 9 12:00-4:00 PM COST & REGISTRATION $45 Studio Fee -…

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Film Society Screening

February 10 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Theater: Old School Variety Show

February 16 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $21
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The show harkens back to a time when people created their own entertainment.  At one time there were no movie theaters, no radio and no television.  Entertainment was always live.  On a Saturday night, your family and friends would gather in the parlor and someone would play the piano, someone else would recite poetry, your cousin would play the banjo, and your uncle would do magic tricks. This show recreates that experience.  It’s fun, it’s live . . . it’s…

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Workshop: Paint & Pour

February 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$35
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Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting.  We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work.  Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint & Pour Workshops third Sunday and Monday of each month. Let us know…

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Featured Exhibits

February 27 - April 13
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free

Artist: Kim Vaughter Kader Gallery These digital ink illustrations present a light-hearted look into a different reality then one is used to featuring creatures and beasts to mundane kitchen items. Artist: Leroy Burt Kader Gallery A series of brightly colored 8×10 acrylic paintings, focused on images of urban decay, alienation and the primordial wilderness, abandoned buildings, the tawdry splendor of carnival attractions, and locations like Chinatown and Times Square. Artist: Mandy Kellog Front Gallery A unique examination of the often…

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March 2019

Artist Reception

March 1 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
artist reception in progress

Meet and celebrate with current Pump House featured artists. Enjoy refreshments, complimentary wine (until 6 pm), great music and company. Admission is free and open to the public. DATES & TIMES Friday, March 1, 5-7 PM Current Exhibits: February 27-April 13 Pump House galleries are open Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-7 PM and Saturday, noon-4 PM, or by appointment. CURRENT EXHIBITS KADER GALLERY Kim Vaughter: "Vicious Sweethearts" These digital ink illustrations present a light-hearted look into a different reality then one is…

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Concert: Jenn Bostic

March 1 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
jenn Bostic

Jenn Bostic is a soulful singer/songwriter with a hint of blues, country, pop and gospel. Her emotive songwriting and powerful vocals have been touching hearts around the world. “Jealous of the Angels,” written for her late father, reached #1 on the iTunes singer/songwriter chart. She has performed the song on BBC Breakfast and Songs of Praise, and the music video has over 3 million views on YouTube. She has had 4 singles playlisted at BBC Radio 2, the most listened…

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Film Society Screening

March 3 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Comedy: Tommy Ryman

March 9 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $24
Tommy Ryman

Tommy Ryman grew up with a new-age, folksinging mother and a traditional, Lutheran insurance-agent father. This XY equation evidently equals: acclaimed comedian. Ryman has earned the title of semifinalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Ryman’s act can be described as absurdist and clever, masked behind a very likable and innocent demeanor, often thought of as disturbingly adorable. He is a favorite among audiences at top clubs and colleges around the nation, and he is regularly featured on Rooftop Comedy, SiriusXM,…

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Workshop: Paint & Pour

March 18 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$35
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Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting.  We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work.  Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint & Pour Workshops third Sunday and Monday of each month. Let us know…

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Fundraiser: 37th Annual Radio Auction

March 30 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Radio Auction

By tuning to WIZM 1410 AM or 92.3 FM with on-air personalities Mike Hayes and Scott Robert Shaw, participants have a chance to bid on items donated by numerous local and nationwide businesses.  The Radio Auction will feature a variety of prizes ranging from theme park passes to oil changes. If one is not able to participate in the auction, Pump House members at the Patron level and above can request a “Bidding Buddy.” Members let their Bidding Buddy know…

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April 2019

Film Society Screening

April 7 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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film society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Theater: Heart of La Crosse

April 11 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
Heart of La Crosse

Join the area's only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, for just three nights! Each show will be completely different as the audience decides who the cast will be and what happens to them at this hilarious awards show. Dress up as much as you'd like and bring your ideas to the Golden Opes at the Pump House April 11, 12, and 13! Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a…

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Theater: Heart of La Crosse

April 12 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
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Join the area's only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, for just three nights! Each show will be completely different as the audience decides who the cast will be and what happens to them at this hilarious awards show. Dress up as much as you'd like and bring your ideas to the Golden Opes at the Pump House April 11, 12, and 13! Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a…

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Theater: Heart of La Crosse

April 13 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18 – $25
Heart of La Crosse logo

Join the area's only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, for just three nights! Each show will be completely different as the audience decides who the cast will be and what happens to them at this hilarious awards show. Dress up as much as you'd like and bring your ideas to the Golden Opes at the Pump House April 11, 12, and 13! Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a…

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Dance: Affinity for Dance

April 27 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $20
dancers

A collaborative, creative and cause-driven dance performance featuring Coulee Region intermediate and advanced dancers. Produced by Affinity for Dance DATES & TIMES Affinity for Dance: “Waves” Saturday, April 27 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$20 day of show Student Tickets: $10 with a valid student ID. Purchase Tickets General Admission

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Dance: Affinity for Dance

April 27 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15 – $20
dancers

A collaborative, creative and cause-driven dance performance featuring Coulee Region intermediate and advanced dancers. Produced by Affinity for Dance DATES & TIMES Affinity for Dance: “Waves” Saturday, April 27 4:00 PM & 7:30 PM Doors open a half hour before showtimes. TICKETS $15 in advance/$20 day of show Student Tickets: $10 with a valid student ID. Purchase Tickets General Admission

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May 2019

Mother-Nature: Poetry by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves and Jan Wellik

May 3 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Jodi Vandenberg

Come and share an evening of poetry by two local writers. Jodi and Jan will share poems from their new poetry chapbooks, Poems in the Mother Tongue by Jodi Vandenberg-Daves and Embodied Nature by Jan Wellik. Books will be available for purchase. The event will include a cash bar.

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Film Society Screening

May 5 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Film Society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. DATES & TIMES September 9, 2018 October 7, 2018 November 4, 2018 December 2, 2018 January 6, 2019 February 10, 2019 March 3, 2019 April 7, 2019 May…

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Featured Exhibits

May 22 - July 20
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free

Artist: Carol Keene Kader Gallery Carol Uses numerous layers of joint compound, varnish and paint, plaster and acrylic along with common household items creating  colorful and complex works of art. Artist: Adrienne Loh Front GalleryAn architectural series that has groupings of portals and gateways, repeating  patterns, architectural elements and organic spaces that conjure a sense of place or feeling. Artist: Mark Arnold Balcony Gallery Mark is a plein air artist creating serene and colorful landscapes on Masonite panels and stretched…

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Artist Reception

May 31 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
artist reception in progress

Meet and celebrate with current Pump House featured artists. Enjoy refreshments, complimentary wine (until 6 pm), great music and company. Admission is free and open to the public. DATES & TIMES Friday, May 31, 5-7 PM Current Exhibits: May 22-July 20 Pump House galleries are open Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-7 PM and Saturday, noon-4 PM, or by appointment. CURRENT EXHIBITS KADER GALLERY Carol Keene Carol Uses numerous layers of joint compound, varnish and paint, plaster and acrylic along with common household…

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June 2019

Artspire: the Largest Arts Celebration in Downtown La Crosse

June 7 @ 5:00 PM - June 8 @ 10:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
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Friday, June 7, 5-10 PM | Saturday, June 8, 10 AM-10 PM  Artspire is an all-inclusive and free event that attracts, engages and connects our diverse community through meaningful arts experiences. It is a community arts celebration held in the Arts District and Downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. Artspire combines visual, performing, literary arts, dance and more in a primarily outdoor setting and is designed to represent and engage all peoples and cultures in the La Crosse area. ADMISSION IS FREE!…

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July 2019

PS: Let’s Talk – Einstein’s Dreams

July 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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PS: Lets Talk

In Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman, each chapter is a different conception of time dreamed by Einstein while he was developing his theory of relativity and working as a patent clerk in Switzerland.  Enjoy the opportunity to participate in a thought-provoking and approachable community conversation about time, spirituality, relativity, physics, and what it all means to us. A unique partnership between the Pump House, The La Crosse Public Library, and UWL’s Murphy Library, PS: Let’s Talk is designed as a…

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Special Event: Art for Dinner

July 18 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Logo Draft

Art for Dinner is a an educational culinary arts experience and includes several gourmet meal courses with cooking and plating demonstrations and wine pairings from local vineyards. Demonstrations and wine pairings are explained by host and Chef Shawn McManus. DATES & TIMES Friday, July 18 6:30 PM TICKETS $79 Purchase Tickets

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Artist Reception

July 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Free
People viewing art

Meet and celebrate with current Pump House featured artists. Enjoy refreshments, complimentary wine (until 6 pm), great music and company. Admission is free and open to the public. DATES & TIMES Friday, July 26, 5-7 PM Current Exhibits: July 24-September 14 Pump House galleries are open Tuesday-Friday, 11 AM-7 PM and Saturday, noon-4 PM, or by appointment. CURRENT EXHIBITS KADER GALLERY Kris Morgan Brown: "Stunning Power of Art" Stunning works of art created by using a cut, assemble, glue and…

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September 2019

Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 5 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 6 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Film Society Screening

September 8 @ 5:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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film society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. Film Society membership fees are prorated during the season. DATES & TIMES September 8, 2019 October 6, 2019 November 3, 2019 December 8, 2019 January 5, 2020 February…

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Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 13 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 14 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Om Shalom Trio

September 15 @ 2:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$18

  Award-winning renowned world artists, Ranendra Das (tabla), Abhik Mukherjee (sitar), and Jessie Reagen Mann (cello), draw on rhythmic and melodic aspects from their Far Eastern homeland and Middle Eastern roots to create a fusion of Indian Classical Ragas and Hebrew Folk.   All Tickets: $15 Advance - $18 Day of show

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Artist Reception

September 20 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

Walking Together is an invitational exhibition of artwork by 15 Chinese contemporary oil painting masters and is an exchange event between Chinese and American cultures and arts. Join us to celebrate the new artists and their works. Enjoy refreshments, good wine, great music and company. Admission is free and open to the public. Date and Time: September 20, 5:00 - 7:00 Exhibitions: September 20-November 9 Walking Together(Kader Gallery). Gordon Zeng: 'Chinese Calligraphy' (Front Gallery). September 18-October 19 --- 4-H Student Exhibit…

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Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 20 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Heart of La Crosse – Quit Your Beachin…

September 21 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Quit your Beachin Graphic

Join the area’s only interactive comedy troupe, Heart of La Crosse, as they kick off the Pump House’s 2019-2020 season programming with “Quit Your Beachin.” Doors open at 7, show starts at 7:30 each night Heart of La Crosse is a comedy sketch team who write and perform shows together, and the area’s only interactive comedy group. Originally created in 1978, the current troupe has been together nearly a decade. “I can honestly say we laughed so hard we cried!  Heart…

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Paint & Pour

September 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
$35

Van Gogh - Castle Auvers at Sunset - - - Pump House Paint & Pour workshops are La Crosse’s original social painting experience. Attendees enjoy wine, conversation and music while a professional artist guides them step-by-step through a painting. We provide everything, including paint brushes, paint, stretched and primed canvas, and your first glass of wine. At the end of the workshop, you will go home with your completed work. Additional beverages will be provided at the cash bar. Paint…

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PS: Let’s Talk – Page to Stage

September 24 @ 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601

A unique partnership between the Pump House, The La Crosse Public Library, and UWL’s Murphy Library, 'P.S. Let’s Talk - From Page to Stage' is a series of evenings of thoughtful listening and conversation based on scripted play readings. Themed for Banned Books Month, this production will be ANIMAL FARM, directed by Barry McKnight. Open your mind; use your voice.

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October 2019

Phil Thompson: “Billy & Elton: The Hits”

October 5 @ 7:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Canceled due to Illness Internationally acclaimed pop pianist, vocalist and Kawai-endorsed touring artist Phil Thompson performs "Billy & Elton - The Hits" tribute concert playing some of the biggest hits Elton John and Billie Joel ever generated on the international stage. For one night only, nostalgia ranks supreme during this evening entirely dedicated to everything from “Bennie & The Jets” to “Piano Man.”  

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Film Society Screening

October 6 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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film society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. Film Society membership fees are prorated during the season. DATES & TIMES September 8, 2019 October 6, 2019 November 3, 2019 December 8, 2019 January 5, 2020 February…

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The Seasons of Our Lives

October 11 @ 7:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Join dance artists from La Crosse Dance Centre and theatre artists from the wider community as we explore the seasons of our lives. Using text, movement, and music, we interpret the stages of human life as reflected through the seasons of nature, from birth, to adolescence, to adulthood, through the end of the journey.Don't miss this unique collaboration between the Pump House Regional Arts Center and La Crosse Dance Centre.     Member Ticket Price: $15 Advance - $18 Day…

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The Seasons of Our Lives

October 12 @ 7:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Join dance artists from La Crosse Dance Centre and theatre artists from the wider community as we explore the seasons of our lives. Using text, movement, and music, we interpret the stages of human life as reflected through the seasons of nature, from birth, to adolescence, to adulthood, through the end of the journey.Don't miss this unique collaboration between the Pump House Regional Arts Center and La Crosse Dance Centre.     Member Ticket Price: $15 Advance - $18 Day…

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The Seasons of Our Lives

October 13 @ 2:00 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Join dance artists from La Crosse Dance Centre and theatre artists from the wider community as we explore the seasons of our lives. Using text, movement, and music, we interpret the stages of human life as reflected through the seasons of nature, from birth, to adolescence, to adulthood, through the end of the journey.Don't miss this unique collaboration between the Pump House Regional Arts Center and La Crosse Dance Centre.     Member Ticket Price: $15 Advance - $18 Day…

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Stones in His Pockets(Produced by The Commonweal Theater)

October 16 @ 7:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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A rural Irish village is turned on its head by the arrival of a film crew from the United States. When Charlie Conlon and Jake Quinn are cast as extras in the film, they realize that Hollywood's romanticized Ireland stands in stark contrast to the reality of their day-to-day lives. Stones in His Pockets features Commonwealth ensemble members Hal Cropp and Josiah Laubenstein playing all fifteen characters in a delightful theatrical feat.   Member Ticket Price: $15 Advance - $18…

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Wine and Words, Beer and Books(Presented by: Mississippi Valley Writers Guild)

October 17 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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  This year’s Wine and Words, Beer and Books will be the fourth annual event for the Mississippi Valley Writers Guild, formerly Women Writers Ink. The event will feature readings by twelve local members, book and SWAG sales, prizes, and a cash bar. Join us to celebrate local literary talent while enjoying a beverage of your choice. Writers interested in reading their published work can apply by emailing mvwguild@gmail.com for more information. To stay connected to the Mississippi Valley Writers Guild, follow…

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Clay for Kids

October 19 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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$15

Angela Goede will be instructing this three-part clay series. This inclusive class is available for all ages and skill levels, and kids are encouraged to bring an adult with them.   Enrollment Cost: $15 Dates: Oct 19, 26 and Nov 9  (price includes all three sessions and clay cost)

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Adrian Legg

October 26 @ 7:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Globally acclaimed by critics and fans alike for his unique acoustic and electric finger-style guitar playing, Adrian Legg masterfully blends diverse musical styles, influences and inspirations to create a distinctive sound all his own. With multiple awards and accolades spanning four decades, Legg has been internationally heralded as a “guitarist of astonishing virtuosity" and an engaging, one-of-a-kind performer. He regales his audiences with tales from his life and travels, covering thought-provoking observations on a spectrum of topics. It’s all part…

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November 2019

Dark La Crosse

November 1 @ 7:30 PM
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Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2019 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show.  The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs.  Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including the tragic death of a La Crosse police officer at the turn of the 20th century, a cancelled wedding because…

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Dark La Crosse

November 2 @ 7:30 PM
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2019 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show.  The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs.  Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including the tragic death of a La Crosse police officer at the turn of the 20th century, a cancelled wedding because…

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Film Society Screening

November 3 @ 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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film society

The Pump House Film Society meets to view thoughtful films, enjoy discussion, and share a light meal. Film Society screenings are once monthly, generally the first Sunday of the month during the academic year and regular Pump House season, September through May.  Membership is limited and open to Pump House members only. Film Society membership fees are prorated during the season. DATES & TIMES September 8, 2019 October 6, 2019 November 3, 2019 December 8, 2019 January 5, 2020 February…

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Dark La Crosse

November 7 @ 7:30 PM
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2019 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show.  The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs.  Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including the tragic death of a La Crosse police officer at the turn of the 20th century, a cancelled wedding because…

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Dark La Crosse

November 8 @ 7:30 PM
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One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:30 PM

One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2019 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show.  The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs.  Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including the tragic death of a La Crosse police officer at the turn of the 20th century, a cancelled wedding because…

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Dark La Crosse

November 9 @ 2:30 PM
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One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:30 PM

One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2019 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show.  The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs.  Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including the tragic death of a La Crosse police officer at the turn of the 20th century, a cancelled wedding because…

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Dark La Crosse

November 9 @ 7:30 PM
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One event on November 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on November 7, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on November 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM

One event on November 9, 2019 at 2:30 PM

One event on November 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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The La Crosse Public Library Archives is proud to present the 2019 edition of the popular annual Dark La Crosse Show.  The unique production, performed in the style of an old-time radio and variety show, features all-new exclusive stories, period-appropriate live music, and a multi-media visual experience heavy on archival photographs.  Local talent will recreate true crime stories from La Crosse’s past including the tragic death of a La Crosse police officer at the turn of the 20th century, a cancelled wedding because…

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Tellabration (Produced by the La Crosse Storytelling Festival)

November 14 @ 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
$10

Storytelling Tellabrations take place all over the United States in the month of November to celebrate the art of storytelling. Join us for La Crosse's first Tellabration! Members of the Bluff Country Tale Spinners will share folk tales from cultures around the world. All stories are appropriate for adults and older children.     Ticket Price: $10 Advance - $15 Day of show  

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Artist Reception

November 15 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pump House Regional Arts Center, 119 King Street
La Crosse, WI 54601
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Join us to celebrate the new artists and their works. Enjoy refreshments, good wine, great music and company.Admission is free and open to the public. Date and Time: November 15, 5:00 - 7:00 Displayed Exhibits: Not selected yet

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