On January 26 and 27, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present new installments of its Movies at the Door, St. Norbert Distinguished Lecture, and Fireside Coffeehouse Concert series. After a Friday evening screening of the film Pelé: Birth of a Legend, DCA will offer a Saturday morning lecture about Latina/o theologies and aesthetics of justice. Saturday evening will feature a concert by Sturgeon Bay-based Deathfolk, the old-timey folk duo made up of Jess Holland and Nick Hoover.
Movies at the Door: Pelé: Birth of a Legend
On Friday, January 26, at 7 p.m., DCA will present a screening of Pelé: Birth of a Legend. This 2016 film traces the journey of Pelé, a national hero in Brazil and an international sports legend who changed the game of soccer forever. Before he became an icon, Pelé was a kid from the slums of São Paulo, so poor that he couldn’t afford a real soccer ball. This biographical drama chronicles Pelé’s meteoric rise from scrubbing floors to support his family, to honing his electrifying playing style on the streets, to leading Brazil’s national team to its first World Cup victory in 1958, when Pelé was just 17 years old. Featuring Vincent D’Onofrio and Brazilian musical star Seu Jorge. Rated PG; 107 minutes.
The screening of Pelé: Birth of a Legend is free to the public; freewill donations are encouraged.
St. Norbert College Distinguished Lecture Series: “Latina/o Theologies and Aesthetics of Justice: Origins, Present and Future Possibilities”
On Saturday, January 27 at 10 a.m., Dr. Gerardo Rodríguez, Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at St. Norbert College, will present a lecture entitled “Latina/o Theologies and Aesthetics of Justice: Origins, Present and Future Possibilities.” In his lecture, Rodríguez will discuss Latina/o theologies, which have their origins in the initial experience of contact and conquest with Spanish colonizers. He will explore the experience of Latinas/os, the first Latin American Episcopal Conference after Vatican II, and contemporary reflections on the topic.
Rodríguez’s lecture is free to the public (freewill donations encouraged). Coffee and treats from Base Camp Coffee Shop will also be available for purchase.
Fireside Coffeehouse Concert: Deathfolk
On Saturday, January 27 at 7 p.m., Sturgeon Bay-based duo Deathfolk will perform in DCA’s cozy fireside lobby. Deathfolk, made up of Jess Holland and Nick Hoover, was initially brought together by the pair’s mutual love of sad songs and murder ballads. Holland and Hoover’s collaboration plumbs those “deathfolk” roots as well as striking out into the territory of thoughtful Americana music. Deathfolk’s compelling songs—featuring banjo, acoustic and electric guitar, and impossibly tight harmonies—explore themes of love, loss, and a deep appreciation of the natural world. The duo recently completed work on their debut album, financed in part by a successful crowdfunding campaign.
Tickets for Deathfolk’s concert are $17.50. Seating is limited; advance reservations are recommended and can be made at the DCA box office, located on Highway 42 in Fish Creek. The box office is open Monday-Friday, 12-5 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in person, on the phone at (920) 868-2728, or online at www.dcauditorium.org.
Coffee and treats from Base Camp Coffee Shop will be available for purchase.
More information about all these events is available at the DCA box office, located at 3926 Highway 42 in Fish Creek. The box office is open Monday-Friday, 12-5 p.m, and can also be reached on the phone at (920) 868-2728 or online at dcauditorium.org.
DCA’s Winter Season is made possible with support from Winter Series Passport Program sponsors and partners Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant & Butik, Base Camp Coffee Shop, an Anonymous Friend of DCA, The Cordon Family Foundation, Dahl Law Firm, Discourse Coffee, Friends of Gibraltar, Grasse’s Grill, Homestead Suites, Landmark Resort, Main Street Market, Ross Estate Planning, Settlement Courtyard Inn & Lavender Spa, and The Skinner Family Fund of the Door County Community Foundation.