Monthly Archives: April 2015

Behind the Studio Door Michelle Richeson


BY Sherri Thomas Michelle Richeson’s paintings offer a surprise to those who look closely at them. From a distance, they are almost photorealistic but, up close, they become so much more. The colors are applied in a way that has been described as “prismatic” or “fractured” giving the impression that the image is being viewed through a kaleidoscope. Up close, ... Read More »

Highlights from


If you missed the three, day three screen extravaganza that was the 2015 Green Bay Film Festival, we’d like to apologize. It was a heck of a show, and it’s not always easy to track down these indie films if you aren’t around for their comet-like first pass. For those who missed out, or simply didn’t have the time to ... Read More »

Finally! The Cadbury Creme Burger!


You’ll have to travel some to find it, but at long last a bistro has created an edible “Heaven on Earth.” A west London restaurant has dreamed up an Easter-inspired burger topped with a melted down Creme Egg. The Creme egg burgers, being served at the K West Hotel & Spa, in Shepherds Bush, are made with a sweet brioche ... Read More »

Live at The Source!


By Jean Detjen, ‘Artful Living’ At The Source Public House, art is on the menu. Literally. Menasha’s trendiest hotspot is a dynamic cornucopia of gastropub, beergarden, music venue, and art oasis. It’s fast becoming a destination location for those in-the-know about great music, food and creative expression. If you haven’t been there yet, what’s on stage may surprise you! A ... Read More »

Steven Haas Crafts Metal into Suspended Sculptures


By Donna Fischer Art first learned to float, pivot, and spin around under the innovative hands of American sculptor, Alexander Calder. Since then, mobiles have moved into shopping malls, classrooms, and even above baby beds throughout the world. Graceful at any size, they dance around midair and draw attention to an area next to an entryway or stairwell that might ... Read More »

Second City: A Great Place to Start

Top: John Sabine, Casey Whitaker, Blair Beeken
Bottom: Kelsey Kinney, Jamison Webb, Jasbir Singh

Second City is well known as the starting place for a startling number of TV personalities and comedic legends. So when they bring The Best of Second City to the Weidner Center on April 16, you can be assured that isn’t an empty boast. Casey Whitaker was available to tell us just what we can expect from the upcoming showing. ... Read More »

Pasquale’s International Cafe


BY Patrick K. Mares Pasquale’s International Cafe has been a fixture in downtown De Pere for almost a quarter of a century, long enough for an entire generation of food lovers to grow up with the restaurant.  Owner Dennis Bricco shared what it’s like to run an eating establishment older than some of our readers. I:So how long has Pasquale’s ... Read More »

Celebrating the Arts

“Feathers” basket by Sharon Goddard

BY Marianne Walker The 43rd annual Festival of the Arts at the UWSP Noel Fine Arts Center opens the spring “season of art” in central Wisconsin with high-quality art forms in a myriad of mediums. Presented by 45 Midwest professional artists from Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, the Festival is an opportunity to talk with the artists, learn about their work, ... Read More »

Alaskan Brewing Co. Black Imperial India Pale Ale


BY Steve Lonsway This month’s selection was taken from our own stock of guests beers that we run in the Stone Arch Tap Room. The Alaskan Black Imperial India Pale Ale comes in a 22 oz. bomber bottle with a very intriguing label portraying two black ravens perched in a riverside tree. This beer is part of the Alaskan Brewing ... Read More »

Celebrate the Wonder of Spring Migration at Oshkosh Bird Fest


Learn all about our feathered friends at Oshkosh Bird Fest on Saturday, May 2nd. Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a variety of activities for all ages. Visit Shelter #1 in Menominee Park for a complete schedule and location of activities. The event is free and open to the public. Rain or shine, plan to make a day of it. Menominee Park: ... Read More »

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