Monthly Archives: June 2015

Wisconsin Brewing, SCENE Announce Concert Series


SCENE and Wisconsin Distributing have announced the Wisconsin Brewing Company Concert Series for this summer beginning with two concerts in June. The series will feature two different artists/bands playing at different venues each month through October. The series will focus on presenting original artists and jumps off to an impressive start with Ho Malone performing at Holidays Pub & Grill ... Read More »

YO! It’s Ho Malone Time!


If you haven’t yet been exposed to the eclectic sound of Ho Malone from Waupaca’s Chain O’ Lakes, you’re in for a treat. Ho Malone got its start back in January 2014, when The Hook Up, a band that included Nick Rodello, needed a bass player for a battle of the bands competition. The call when out to Rodello’s friend, ... Read More »

30 Years of Waterfest!


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Waterfest Summer Concert Series 30th Anniversary WHERE: Leach Amphitheater, Oshkosh WI WHEN, COST & INFO: 920-303-2265 ext. 22 The Oshkosh area’s favorite summer concert series, Waterfest, is one of the biggest draws to our Event City. Waterfest has showcased an incredibly wide variety of musical acts over the years, from talented local bands just starting ... Read More »

The Unheard Of Celebrate 30 Years


BY Blaine Schultz Has there ever been a band more appropriately named than The Unheard Of?  They couldn’t get arrested in their own back yard, yet have seven vinyl releases at home and in Europe. Recently the group celebrated its 30 year milestone on WMSE 91.7 fm. Three decades ago Jim Galaxy and the late Dave Raeck got together to ... Read More »

Foxy Finds


By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Calling all paradise enthusiasts... Get into the mix of tropical fun with this cute Aloha print maxi sundress by Tommy Bahama! Vintage-inspired Hawaii-themed prints come together in the multi-paneled skirt. Made from supersoft-and-silky rayon, it feels amazing and drapes beautifully. Straps adjust to fit you, while the smocked bodice stretches to fit comfortably. $148 in ... Read More »

Be an All-Pro Dad this Father’s Day


By Michael Casper Mark Merrill is the founder of a national non-profit organization called Family First which is dedicated to strengthening the family. He hosts a nationally syndicated radio show, and has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates telling of his “game-winning playbook for every father.” His latest book lists the seven essentials to be a ... Read More »

Advice from a Powerball Winner


BY NICK OLIG I don’t want to be melodramatic, but life is hard. It can be staggering. We’re all surrounded by hardship and adversity, and that’s just the way it is. Sometimes I feel like I’m teetering on the brink of hopelessness, and I’ve never even had to endure a riot in Baltimore or an earthquake in Nepal, never been ... Read More »

47th Annual ART on the Island


The Fond du Lac Artists’ Association (FDLAA) invites everyone to Lakeside Park’s Oven Island in Fond du Lac from 10 until 4 Sunday, June 7. Approximately 70 artists from the all over the Midwest will exhibit a variety of arts and crafts including paintings, ceramics, jewelry and more. A silent auction will be held with funds raised benefitting a scholarship ... Read More »

Food Review


BY JAMIE LEE RAKE If you’re anything like I am in this way, you may look at a restaurant’s menu online and see one item that compels you to drive there. Other eateries may already be favorite haunts of yours, and when they offer a new item that looks especially good to you, you’re game to try them. Other places may be ... Read More »

Ripon Summer Concert Series Set to Return


For the 23nd consecutive summer, the streets of downtown Ripon will be filled with the sound of music when the Ripon Summer Concert Series returns. This year’s series includes a greater variety of music than ever before. Organized by Ripon Main Street, Inc., the free outdoor concerts kick off with Wisconsin’s premier blues band Reverend Raven on Friday, June 5. ... Read More »

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