Monthly Archives: May 2014

In Search of a Mother’s Day Gift that Keeps on Giving


By Anne Pawlak With Mother’s Day just around the corner (May 11th), you are no doubt turning over a few gift options in your mind for your mother (or the mother of your children). You may have learned the hard way that vacuum cleaners and exercise equipment don’t go over well, and clothing sizes can be tricky. You also might ... Read More »

Bi-partisan Support for Victims of Domestic Violence


By Rep. Penny Bernard-Schaber Based on the stories that get the most attention from the news, it can sometimes seem as though the Legislature is either paralyzed by backbiting or ramming through divisive bills on party line votes. While that description is accurate far more often than I would like, the truth is that there are some issues where both ... Read More »

Color Kids Art Classes


With a goal of enhancing and sharing the wonders of art and creativity with youth in the Oshkosh area, local artists Jenna Larson and Mandy Mitchell teamed up to launch Color Kids Art Classes in 2012. Classes are designed to work with ages 6-15, including all ranges of skill and experience.   Sessions this summer will be held in a ... Read More »

The Political Circus Has Begun


BY JUSTIN MITCHELL The Fall 2014 election season has received a significant jolt this past month, with news of multiple long-time incumbents not seeking reelection.  Offices up for election for voters in our area this fall include Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, 6th and 8th Congressional District Seats, 19th District State Senate seat, and all ... Read More »

Otter odyssey: Coming to a sanctuary near you


By Morgan Bongard Atop the lagoon, the ice has finally melted, and along its banks, the trees are alive with the sounds of birds in song. Nesting pairs of cranes and ducks make ready for their newborns.  A squadron of pelicans, having recently returned to Green Bay, circles above, riding the air currents, their orange beaks a stark contrast against ... Read More »

Winnebago Bicycle


By Scene Staff Winnebago Bicycle is: Ben and Amber Rennert (owners) Devin Nylund, (sales/mechanic) 502 N. Main St, Oshkosh 920.426.3020 Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Sun: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm The bicycle season is upon us, and with just shy of one year under their belts, Winnebago Bicycle is ... Read More »

Lawrence Continues Hot New Music Series with Alan Ferber


By Alysa Levi-DAcona It looks like the sun isn’t the only thing that’s starting to heat up in the Fox Valley area! Starting May 23, Lawrence University is sustaining its New Music At Lawrence by bringing in Alan Ferber, trombonist and composer. The series’ goal is to promote new music from any genre, focusing on specific composers, an anniversary or ... Read More »

The Local Music Scene


By Justin Bricco and Justin Mitchell The Oshkosh area music scene is currently at its strongest point in nearly a decade, with a plethora of talented musicians crafting their own, unique sounds and performing live with regularity. This month we decided to feature some of the performers who have become or are becoming a cornerstone to our live music community. ... Read More »

Travel the World with Lawrence’s Cabaret


By Alysa Levi-DAncona No, no, we aren’t offering you tickets to Bora Bora or Fiji, but Lawrence University’s Lawrence International is providing the Fox Valley community with the next best thing! On May 9, Lawrence International (LI) is putting on its 38th annual Cabaret: a celebration of world culture through the collaboration of over one hundred students. With a theme ... Read More »

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