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Performing and Visual Arts Events

Art Exhibits

Derik Anderson: "Paint Brûlée"

July 6 - July 28, 2017
Opening Reception on Thursday, July 6, 6-8pm
Joseph Gazzuolo Fine Arts Gallery, FAC 135

"Paint Brûlée" by Derik Anderson continues with the NHCC summer gallery offerings. Anderson's work is bold and experimental. He concentrates on innovative ideas and techniques that push the visual surface to unexpected results.
Free Admission

Gallery Hours

Monday through Thursday, 8am - 6pm
Friday, 8am - 12pm
Opening Reception 6pm - 8pm

Carla Ann Steiger

August 7 - August 31, 2017
Opening Reception on Monday, August 7, 6-8pm
Joseph Gazzuolo Fine Arts Gallery, FAC 135

I am interested in creating small dreamlike worlds in every image. From my collection of old photographs, toys, and glass objects, I assemble small tableaux in my studio. These are then photographed and later receive minimal computer manipulation. The resulting surreal landscapes are meant to be interpreted by each viewer in her or his own way.
Free Admission

Gallery Hours

Monday through Thursday, 8am - 6pm
Friday, 8am - 12pm
Opening Reception 6pm - 8pm

Choral Concerts

NHCC Chamber Singers, NHCC Community Choir & NHCC Concert Choir

Friday, April 28, 2017 at 7:30pm
Fine Arts Theatre, FAC 178
Directed by Karla Miller

The Spring Semester Choral Concert will feature folksongs from around the world. In addition, many selections will reflect a message of peace, hope, and understanding.
Free admission

Jazz Ensemble and Band Concerts

NHCC Jazz Ensemble & Concert Band

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:30pm
Fine Arts Theatre, FAC 178
Directed by David Mantini

Come and swing into spring with classics from the Beatles, Basie, and more! Also, we pay tribute to movies and musicals from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Henry Mancini, A Chorus Line and others. Hope to see you there!
Free admission

Orchestra Ensemble Concerts

NHCC Orchestra Concert

Monday, May 1, 2017 at 7:30pm
Fine Arts Theatre, FAC 178
Directed by Judy Blomgren

Enjoy orchestral music by the NHCC Community Orchestra. Music by Mozart, Verdi as well as from Fiddler on the Roof and Lord of the Rings will be featured. The concert is FREE and treats will be served after the performance.
Free admission

NHCC AFA Music Student Performance

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 7:30pm
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 7:30pm
Heather MacLaughlin, 763-488-0241
Fine Arts Theatre, FAC 178

Join us for two evenings of music, presented by music students in the Associate of Fine Arts in Music degree program. Come hear our talented musicians perform as soloists on piano, strings, winds, percussion, and in song! Please join us for a reception following the recitals.
Free admission

NHCC Theatre Productions

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown;

book by Jeffrey Lane, music & lyrics by David Yazbek

April 7-15, 2017
Mainstage Production, Fine Arts Center Theatre, FAC 178
Regional Premiere
Directed by Mike Ricci

This musical adaptation of Pedro Almodovar's beloved film of the same name, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown preserves the exhilarating tone and style of the Oscar-nominated film, and will delight both fans of the film and newcomers to this raucous tale. Taking place amidst the fall of a fascist regime and the re-birth of democracy in 1987 Madrid, this story follows the exploits of several women who are seeking love, and the men who fall in and out of love with them. Both touching and hilarious, this play captures the spirit and energy of people who are excited for romance, and how they deal with the consequences of their passions. Please note: This play is intended for mature audiences.

Performance Date:

  • Friday, April 7, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 2pm
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2pm
  • Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:30pm (ASL Signed Performance)
  • Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 7:30pm

Ticket Prices:

  • $12.00 - Adults
  • $8.00 - Seniors, Students & Children

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Contact Information

Art Exhibits
Will Agar
Phone: 763-424-0779

Choral Concerts
Karla Miller
Phone: 763-424-0792

Jazz Ensemble and Band Concerts
David Mantini
Phone: 763-488-0494

Orchestra Ensemble Concerts
Judy Blomgren
Phone: 763-488-0148

Theatre Productions
Mike Ricci
Phone: 763-493-0543

Kathy Hendrickson
Phone: 763-424-0881

Dean of Fine Arts, Language & Communication
Jan McFall
Phone:763-488-0250

Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Clausen
Phone:763-424-0775

Art Gallery Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm