Monthly Archives: October 2014

Miss Communication


By D. Bob Sauer The pomp, ceremony and pageantry of beauty contests have, over the years, lost some of their luster. But, every year young women from all 50 states still strut around in bathing suits and evening gowns, twirl batons, tap dance, belt out show tunes and wish for world peace in front of a panel of judges and ... Read More »

Literally Rocking the House


By George Halas With each keystroke, The Inquisition feels gratitude that its clear and noble mission has generated a cadre of regular readers. But, with devotion comes expectation and, with excellence delivered so consistently, excitement diminishes and boredom raises its ugly head. Another fabulous column about fabulous musicians who are also fabulous people playing fabulous music at fabulous venues with ... Read More »

Al Stewart

Uncorked Al Stewart

WHAT: Al Stewart WHERE: McComb/Bruchs Performing Arts Center, Wautoma WI WHEN: 7 PM Friday, October 17, 2014 COST: Adults $35, Students $24 INFO: (888) 987-2189 “On a morning from a Bogart movie, In a country where they turn back time, You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre, Contemplating a crime. She comes out of the sun in ... Read More »

Game of the Month: “Goat Simulator”

Goat Simulator

By James Page Developer: Coffee Stain Studios ESRB: Mature Release Date: 04/01/2014 System: PC/Mac/Linux/IOS/Android Rating: Graphics: 2.0 out of 4.0 Game Play: 3.0 out of 4.0 Personal: 1.5 out of 2.0 Total Score: 6.5 out of 10.0 Player’s Page: Goat Simulator The life of a goat is a simple and relatively peaceful existence. Long days are spent wandering around ... Read More »

Help Stop Sexual Violence in the Fox Cities

SWD14 Poster

By Christina Keller Parker is a local fifth grader who has just celebrated a tenth birthday. He loves soccer, riding his bike, playing an instrument in band, ice cream and pizza. Parker’s family enjoys spending time with extended family and friends having cookouts, going camping, going to the movies, and just getting together. Casey is a local businessperson who is ... Read More »

Students Learn about the Community, Themselves through Documentary Film Project


By Andrea Johnson The second Civic Life Project, which connects students at Lawrence University to the Fox Valley community through documentary filmmaking, will culminate Tuesday, October 28 with a screening of five short films at the Fox Valley Technical College. The Civic Life Project was created by Lawrence alumnae and Artist in Residence Catherine Tatge, and her husband, Dominique Lasseur, ... Read More »

Event City is a Scary Place in October

Chilli copy

By Jeff Potts Eleven months out of the year Oshkosh is a wonderful place to visit. But each October Event City becomes a scary place, not recommended for the faint of heart. But don’t worry – it’s by design and promises to once again be a lot of fun. Our month-long celebration of all things spooky starts at the “spirited” ... Read More »

A Grand Season at The Grand Opera House

Madison Ballet March 2015

By Justin Mitchell The Grand Opera House in downtown Oshkosh recently unveiled their upcoming season, which includes an impressive array of diverse and engaging artists and performers that will continue the Grand’s role as the region’s leading cultural entertainment venue. We asked Grand Director Joe Ferlo a few questions about the upcoming season. Oshkosh Scene: The local theatre scene has ... Read More »

In October, the Theatre Scene Kicks in with a Bang….and a Scream…. and Some Laughs.

Photo: cast of THE PHAT PACK—Bruce Ewing, Randal Keith, Ted Keegan

By Joseph Ferlo On October 3, the Oshkosh Community Players open both their new season and The Grand’s subscription season with a seasonal favorite. Based on the Bram Stoker novel, Hamilton Deane’s 1924 version of DRACULA is arguably the definitive stage version of the classic story, made famous in its time by its star, Bela Lugosi. The production runs two ... Read More »

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