Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Big Torch is Passed to Planet, Washatka, Dylan


BY George Halas While the province of The Inquisition is typically mirth and intellectual stimulation, on this occasion we take a moment to bid adieu and God’s Speed to Fred Sturm. While not as knowledgeable as some Inquisitors, it has been impossible not to notice that mirth and intellectual stimulation always seemed to be in the same room as Fred. ... Read More »

Oshkosh Celebration of Lights: 13 Years of Holiday Magic


BY Scene Staff The Oshkosh Celebration of Lights, presented by US Bank, opens on Tuesday, November 25 at 5:00 pm and runs Tuesday through Sunday evenings from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm through December 31. Admission is $8.00 per carload, with $1.00 off admission with a donation of non-perishable food. Quietly nestled along the shores of Lake Winnebago, in beautiful ... Read More »

November 2014


BY JOSEPH FERLO November is all over the place in the Valley theatre scene—from song-and-dance to serious and compelling drama to heartwarming comedy. And in a month where the holiday season takes its toll on our calendars, the remaining three weekends are jam-packed. It’s a taste of Broadway on tour when THE PHAT PACK- THREE PHANTOMS, plays The Grand on ... Read More »

34th Annual Jazz Celebration Weekend


Continues Tradition of World-Class Performances, Top-Notch Education By ANDREA JOHNSON “Fantastic,” “wonderful,” “incredible.” These are a few of the words Instructor of Jazz and Improvisational Music and Jazz Performance Coordinator José Encarnacion uses to describe the upcoming 34th annual Jazz Celebration Weekend at Lawrence University. The noncompetitive jazz education festival, which brings together world-class performers, educators from around the country, ... Read More »

History in the Making Painting

Mary Yang, Julie Dumke and Rich Norenberg work with students on the project.

BY ERIN HEILING So what is the connection between a group of students and the David K. Sparr and Associates building? The west wall of that structure, located at 103 High Avenue in Oshkosh, is the future site for the Oshkosh Downtown Mural Project. This mural will be created through the collaborative efforts of local artist, Rich Norenberg and youth ... Read More »

Barnes Hecker Disaster: at what price a human tragedy

In the drive and thirst for the bottom line, the decisions that were made weren’t always with high regards to whatever environmental concerns might be raised. And there were operating procedural decisions that were made that, undoubtedly, put miners at risk.

By Paul L. Frazer The second in a three-part series The Barnes Hecker mining disaster was not unlike numerous other tragedies that took place during the mining history of the Lake Superior Iron Mine District, a time, which spanned 170 years. In fact the casualty list is long considering there where hundreds of mishaps where one or more men perished ... Read More »

ERIC CHURCH Special guests Dwight Yoakam and Halestorm

Eric Church

Thursday, November 20, 7 p.m. – Resch Center Eric Church’s The Outsiders World Tour will launch in North America on September 11 with 31 arena dates and will stop in Green Bay at the Resch Center on Thursday, November 20 at 7pm. Tickets are $59.50 general admission standing for the entire floor, $59.50 reserved seating and $29.50 reserved seating. Tickets ... Read More »

Greg Cartwright Rides Again

Reigning Sound cover

The Reigning Sound – Shattered (Merge Records) By Blaine Schultz There was a time, not too long ago, where it was easy to characterize Greg Cartwright as the logical successor to Alex Chilton and Lowman Pauling. But around the time he came to Milwaukee to produce the Goodnight Loving’s second album (and do a few dj sets and record a ... Read More »

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