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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Celebrate the Season in Event City

The Nutcracker at the Paine

BY Jeff Potts November is a month of holiday celebrations as we squeak an extra weekend out of Halloween and kick off the Christmas spirit long before we even carve the Thanksgiving Turkey. And while all that holiday cheer may seem like stress to some people, it also means plenty of extra options to celebrate. With Halloween falling on a ... Read More »

CHER’S ‘DRESSED TO KILL’ concert rescheduled for Saturday, January 17 at the Resch Center

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Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo added as special guests The one and only Cher, whose phenomenally successful ‘Dressed to Kill’ Tour was postponed for several weeks due to the star’s recent illness, has now confirmed her Resch Center concert will be rescheduled to Saturday, January 17, 8 p.m. As an added bonus, Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo will be special ... Read More »

Lose this footage please

Perhaps the most well-known use of Shaky Cam occurred in 1999s ‘The Blair Witch Project.’

By Josh Hadley Look people... “found footage” is easily the worst and laziest sub-genre of film out there and yet it proliferates worse than any disease ... why though? Why do lazy, repetitive and insulting films grab mainstream attention with such vigor? Why do we continue to go and see these terrible films knowing full well that they are as ... Read More »

New Coffee Table Books That Make Great Holiday Gifts

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As so much reading moves into digital spaces, coffee table books with their lavish designs and entertaining content remain a perennial staple in any home, say literary experts. “Coffee table books are a window into one’s personal tastes and interests,” says Rachel Kempster, DK Publishing’s director of marketing and publicity. “They also make the perfect holiday gift.” Here are five ... Read More »

JONAPALOOZA Rocks!

Sly Joe doing his thing

BY George Halas The Inquisition begins this month with an expression of gratitude to The Universe for allowing participation in something that greatly transcends the usual fabulousness of this column and is generating a significant amount of positive energy throughout the greater Fox cities area…and beyond. If metaphysics is not your thang….howzabout fun and good times in the service of ... Read More »

Thank you Oshkosh Music Artist Series

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Thank you so much for your support of music in our elementary schools. The students are very excited to use the ukulele’s purchased for Oaklawn. The bells at Oakwood needed to be replaced so we now have sets of bells that are contained in cases. (really cool for storing) Webster and Washington Elementary Schools are enjoying their community gathering drum. ... Read More »

Local Musician Focus: Kurt Gunn

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By Lemmy Thru Two songs into his Thursday night set at Fox Heights, Kurt Gunn asks the fairly full bar if everything sounds okay. “Neil Young would sound better,” shouts back an older patron, slightly embarrassing his peers. “Well, unfortunately Neil couldn’t be here; he’s off protesting … something,” replies Kurt. The older patron goes back to his cribbage game ... Read More »

A River’s Edge Bar and Grill The Ground Round on Main Street, Oshkosh

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BY Justin Mitchell and Jennifer Newlin Ground Round at River’s Edge 1 N Main St, Oshkosh Mon – Thu: 6am – midnight. Fri – Sat: 7am – 2am; Sun: 7am – 11pm (920) 230-6300 www.oshkoshwaterfronthotel.com/hotel_restaurant_bar.phtml The Ground Round on Main Street, Oshkosh After a 15 month, $16 Million dollar renovation, the Ground Round and the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Waterfront Hotel ... Read More »

Stained Glass Master

The Hurtado Law Offices in Milwaukee commissioned this original work.

By Karen O’Brien If you participated in the Hidden Studios Art Tour October 3-5, you had the opportunity to visit nine working art studios located throughout Central Wisconsin. Among them was Atelier Vermiel Studio 2 operated by Mark Brueggeman, an artist based in Nelsonville who is noted for his work in stained glass. Brueggeman, currently an adjunct faculty member in ... Read More »

Supporting Local Schools: The Oshkosh Music Artist Series Returns

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BY Molly Venturini A college town, event city, home of aviation enthusiasts, a slice of the Fox Valley. Culturally climbing, supportive locally, and a friendly community. The Oshkosh community goes above and beyond to give back to the people that deserve it the most. Leaders seize every opportunity to enhance education, health and entertainment. November 15 will mark the fifth ... Read More »

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