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Sarah O’Neil

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BY Amber Mccord Sarah O’Neil is a local contemporary artist who is attending UW Oshkosh as an undergrad earning her fine arts degree with a two-dimensional art emphasis. She is originally from Appleton but started her college career at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Denver, CO. She transferred to UW Oshkosh in 2014 during her junior year ... Read More »

Player’s Page: The Winter Blues

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BY James Page theplayerspage@yahoo.com The first quarter of the year has always been a slow time for the video game industry. The holiday rush is subsiding and the industry is taking a small break before ramping up for the E3 Expo. Every now and then a company will release a little bit of information to build up buzz for an ... Read More »

More of a Good Thing

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BY Patrick Mares It was 11 o’clock on a dreary January day when I noticed a set of small blue and red lights on the floor of Bleu Restaurant and Lounge. With a whirring sound the lights lifted off the floor of the restaurant and buzzed around the corner, disappearing into the kitchen. J.R. Schoenfeld followed the device around the ... Read More »

Wild Rose Kiwanis Pays Tribute to End of Civil War

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The 150th commemoration of the end of the Civil War will happen on April 12, 2015, and the Wild Rose Kiwanis Club has planned a stellar, one-of-a-kind event with a performance by the 1st Brigade Band, which is comprised of 35 brass and percussion musicians who will perform on stage at the Wild Rose High School Auditorium at 2:00 pm ... Read More »

Shovels & Rope

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Near Water Concert Series presents Shovels & Rope Wednesday, April 8, 7pm at the Meyer Theatre. It’s not all that unusual for musicians to talk the talk about taking a less-is-more approach to their work – but it’s rare indeed for artists to really walk the walk, and apply that philosophy across the board. Over the better part of a ... Read More »

Having a Brew with the Central Waters Team

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By Merry Dudley Photos courtesy of Norma Jean Fochs. When we think about doing travel-related activities such as taking tours of interesting buildings or businesses, we tend to believe we have to travel great distances to see something new and interesting. What we may forget is that there are unique places often much nearer. In my case, I had to ... Read More »

Art of the Brick® Debuts

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Beginning February 28, Oshkosh Public Museum will host The Art of the Brick®, an exhibition featuring large-scale sculptures created out of iconic LEGO® bricks by New York-based artist Nathan Sawaya. The Art of the Brick has inspired creativity and led to record-breaking attendance in museums around the globe. “Last year alone, we visited Brussels, Dublin and Taiwan,” said Sawaya. “We ... Read More »

Close the Door, Turn on the Light On

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BY Patrick K. Mares Before you even enter the White Dog Black Cat Cafe you are greeted by art, the stylized murals of animals that adorn the outer and inner walls of the building. But inside you’ll find them mixed with a set of very different pieces. The critters that give the place its name share the walls with dozens ... Read More »

Palace Theater Announces 2015 Season

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The Palace Theater, Wisconsin Dells’ newest professional theater, has announced its exciting new season full of critically acclaimed shows for the whole family. Pinkalicious — March 14 Based on the popular children’s book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann, Pinkalicious is perfect for the entire family, featuring music, lyrics and orchestrations by Frederick Loewe Award winner John Gregor. The show ... Read More »

Welcome to the 2015 Green Bay Film Festival

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By Patrick Mares This year’s Green Bay Film Festival is almost on us. We went over the treats they had in store and what makes this festival unique with the festival’s director Cyndee Sweetland. Interviewer: Could you explain what separates you from the other film festivals in the area and all over the nation? Cyndee Sweetland: The Green Bay Film ... Read More »

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