Monthly Archives: February 2015

Grey Rock at Heidel House Resort Rolls Out Winter Menu


The new menu includes wild game, gluten-free items and seasonal salads to bring a variety of fresh winter comfort food to enjoy lakeside. Heidel House Resort’s award-winning restaurant, Grey Rock, has unveiled a new winter menu that includes full-size steaks, seasonal salads, fresh seafood and gluten-free options. The Heidel House Resort’s culinary team, which includes Executive Chef Craig Summers, Lead ... Read More »

Church of Zeppelin


BY NICK OLIG I’m not an atheist in the traditional sense, but I’m an atheist when it comes to Christian Rock. Those two words just don’t fit together. They oppose each other, like Dubstep Unplugged and Amish Casino. As far as art forms go, Christian Rock is more painful than extreme body piercing. Now, before it seems like I’m updating ... Read More »

Habitat for Humanity of Oshkosh Will Host Art Benefit


In the midst of winter, it may be difficult to find inspiration in one’s surroundings. Habitat for Humanity of Oshkosh provides just the right opportunity for creative transportation with its 5th annual “Home is where the heART is” benefit. The event will use the power of art and entertainment to support the Habitat mission to build homes, community and hope. ... Read More »

February Events at Lawrence University


1 Bavarian Opera Broadcast: “Lucia di Lammermoor” by Gaetano Donizetti; Lawrence University Warch Campus Center cinema, Appleton, 12 pm. 1 Lawrence Academy of Music Piano Duets Recitals; Harper Hall, Appleton, 12:30 pm. 6 Lawrence University Choirs, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band Concert; Lawrence Memorial Chapel, Appleton, 8 pm. 7 Lawrence University Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition; Lawrence Memorial Chapel, Appleton, 11 ... Read More »

Take a Stand; Testify


BY John Price-Kabhir If this column is published, I am certain many readers will think I am a crackpot. That’s the judgment of the public at large when confronting someone who is truly curious and sincere about the notion of extra-terrestrials visiting our planet. I believe we’ve been hosts for sentient beings from places other than Planet Earth, for thousands ... Read More »

Game of the Month: Super Mario Bros. 3


By James Page Developer: Nintendo ESRB: N/A Release Date: 02/12/1990 System: Nintendo Entertainment System Rating: Graphics: 3.5 out of 4.0 Game Play: 3.5 out of 4.0 Personal: 2.0 out of 2.0 Total Score: 9.0 out of 10.0 Player’s Page: Super Mario Bros. 3 The previous story is old and well known: The princess of a peaceful land is kidnapped ... Read More »

MARQUIS HILL CD Review Modern Flows Vol. 1


By George Halas Marquis Hill’s musical prowess began to garner more recognition after winning such competitions as the International Trumpet Guild jazz competition (2012) and most recently the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Trumpet Competition (2014), widely regarded as the most prestigious in its field. Hill previously recorded three albums: New Gospel (Skiptone 2011), Sounds of the City (Skiptone 2012) and ... Read More »

John Stano and Tom Schwark at Circle A Café


By Blaine Schultz The Circle A Café could be one of many indistinct neighborhood taverns that populate Milwaukee. But over the last decade or so it has become one of the city’s finest minor listening rooms/rock clubs. Open Friday through Sunday, live music runs from 8-10 PM when a DJ takes over. The half-dozen television sets are all tuned to ... Read More »

A Lawsuit with a Message


BY Will Stahl Last week two parallel news stories caught my attention. The more widely disseminated reported that 2014 was the warmest year globally since temperatures have been measured by instruments and recorded. In the United States, that means since 1880. The other story was of Governor Walker and his new attorney general Brad Schimel joining a lawsuit against the ... Read More »

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