Monthly Archives: October 2014

2014-15 Theatre season strung together by ‘Ties that Bind’

Ties That Bind

By Alex Hummel From a Dublin card game with the devil, to a Division III football controversy that pits a college president and the coach over the game’s violence, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s 2014-15 Theatre season subjects span an ocean and several decades. But the thematic “Ties that Bind,” as billed by the Theatre department, are as classic as ... Read More »

Art Programs for the Young and Young at Heart

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By: Erin Heiling With school back in session and minds in full gear, Paine Art Center and Gardens has a variety of educational opportunities to feed the brains and the souls of the young and the young at heart. Beginning in June, the Paine premiered a traveling exhibition, Matisse as Printmaker: Works from the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. Although ... Read More »

Lucas Alan Dietsche


CURATED BY ERIN HEILING Propellor Fields the whole horizon ridge a good scan left to right will see a line of blinking cherries in happy darkness so afraid and curious true signals give navigation these fans would whirl on forever near the Oakfield village. way below the gleam of moonish nights i am now, driving myself in a motor car ... Read More »

Return of the Haunted Heads

The Haunted Heads are:  Andrew Johnson, Kyle Straveler, Eric Van Thiel, and Chad Lorge.  They like to snuggle.  Photo courtesy of the Haunted Heads.

By Justin Mitchell The Oshkosh rock n roll music catalog expanded again in 2014 with the release of the seven song self-titled EP from the Haunted Heads. The second release from the band continues the thick, driving pop punk sounds from their debut album released in 2011, while similarly demonstrating clean and tight song craftsmanship indicative of their experience and ... Read More »

Band Together 2014: A Parent Connection Fundraiser

The Jazz Orgy with Erin Krebs will be making the connection

By: Scene Staff You are invited to join local artists, musicians, community leaders, local businesses and friends for a night of giving back to your community and helping to make a difference in the lives of thousands of families. On October 4, 2014, the second annual Band Together fundraiser to support the important work of Parent Connection. Last year alone, ... Read More »

Dead Horses on the Horizon


Up-and-coming folk band release new album “Space and Time” October 14 By: Rebecca Ottman Dead Horses is becoming a force to be reckoned with. The young band, which hails from a small Wisconsin town made world famous by a pair of overalls, is making waves across the Valley following a busy summer of touring. From notable performances at Appleton’s Mile ... Read More »

Primo: Homemade Italian Goodness

Italian Goodness

By: Justin Mitchell and Jennifer Newlin Pasta isn’t just about grabbing some old, boxed noodles and boiling them,” explains Primo’s Head Chef Max Clifford. “The best pasta is fresh, using superior ingredients and without preservatives or other additives used for shelf life or to cut costs.” At Primo Italian Restaurant, the spaghetti, ravioli and mostaccioli is made fresh, in house ... Read More »

October Events at Lawrence University


Oct. 1-30 Art Exhibition: “Chest on Chest,” woodworker BA Harrington; “Migrant Mother, W.P.A.Prints and the Dust Bowl Era,” and Nathan Vernau, “Scraps & Debris”; Wriston Art Center galleries. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, noon – 4 p.m., closed Mondays. Oct. 2 Presentation: Matt Glowacki, diversity speaker, discussing “able-ism,” “look-ism” and racism; Warch Campus Center Cinema, 7 p.m. ... Read More »

The Evolution of Family Game Night

Some of the fantastic sites at House of Heroes Comics and Games

By Dale Devries As the fall winds rip through the trees, we all huddle a little closer together and brace for yet another bitter and long winter. While the blue lights flicker among many homes, many families yearn for activities to keep their minds working in the dead of winter. Many of us grew up with the idea of Family ... Read More »

Let The Good Times Roll

All ages enjoying a round of Small World at the 2013 Northeastern Gameapalooza

By Dale Devries In “Event City” it’s easy for some events to get overlooked or for immediate judgment to overshadow the fun within. Far different than outdoor music festivals and pub-crawls, a quiet little event that has so much heart and positivity is the can’t miss event for board gamers or families looking to introduce new games to the Table. ... Read More »

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