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Monthly Archives: June 2015

HEARTS TO HEROES Charity Motorcycle Ride

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Walleye Weekend 2015 is excited to announce the All New Hearts to Heroes Charity Motorcycle Ride on June 13. The theme for this year’s ride is “Ride for a Ride” with proceeds benefiting the American Legion Riders; the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization. Sponsors of the ride include: Mercury Marine, Bergstrom Toyota Scion of Oshkosh, Open Road Harley-Davidson, J.T.L. ... Read More »

The Horizon of Sentience

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By John Price, Kabhir; the Buddhist Adviser Imagine walking across an arid plane. Of course, you see and feel your feet as you take your steps. You can lift your face up to the clouds and feel the breeze against your face. Then you look broadly forward to see the horizon ahead of you. As time passes while you walk, ... Read More »

Appleton’s Annual Street Music Week Brings Local Performers to College Avenue!

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Get ready, Appleton! After joining sister-city, Spokane, Washington in 2013 music lovers and performers alike will again enjoy this dynamic event. The sidewalks of downtown will fill with noon-hour music and entertainment in celebration of the event, June 8-12. What’s more – the event’s sole purpose is to raise money for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin and to celebrate performers of ... Read More »

Punk Rock Legend

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BY Jean Detjen Walt Lontkowski — known by his fans as “Walt Hamburger” from his days with the punk rock band The Hamburgers — has been practicing his craft for more than 18 years. At just 15, he was already playing in a couple funk bands while honing his jazz skills in the school band at Neenah High. Senior year ... Read More »

Conquering the World One Set of Ears at a Time

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BY Jean Detjen Photos by Larry Radloff Photography Quick! Can you name seven original independent rock bands from Wisconsin? How about seventy? You may not have heard of many...yet! But The Great Unknown (TGU) Radio has close to 700 bands on their non-profit internet radio station roster. Grassroots founder Kent Waush could tell you something about each and every artist. ... Read More »

Timber Mill Theater

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Timber Mill Theater will be a state-of-the-art, mid-sized live performance venue that, if fully funded, will be located in RiverHeath. This 16-acre downtown site was once a paper factory, and a prime riverfront neighborhood along the Fox River in Appleton, Wisconsin. This will be the first entertainment venue in Wisconsin to “crowdfund” its construction using a statute passed in 2014. ... Read More »

Food Highlights of the Energy Fair

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MREA Café Sponsored by Rishi Tea Early Bird Breakfast: Breakfast is available for exhibitors and volunteers starting at 6:30 a.m.! And of course all Fair attendees are invited to purchase food once the Front Gate opens. Well have Rishi tea, hot coffee, and fresh local baked goods. Make sure to ask about our Bottomless Coffee Cup. Coffee donated by Anodyne ... Read More »

Jon Wellinghoff to Discuss State and National Energy Policy

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Jon Wellinghoff is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and an internationally recognized expert in energy regulation and policy. As the longest serving chair of the FERC, he brings to the table 40 years of leadership and expertise in the energy sector. Mr. Wellinghoff will share this expertise during his keynote address at The 26th ... Read More »

Cavern Beat Channels the Beatles

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BY Will Stahl If you’re old enough to remember the JFK assassination, you can certainly remember the first arrival of the Beatles in the United States. They were like nothing ever seen here before and their appearance was one of the first signs of the sea change in American culture we think of as the Sixties. Though we had seen ... Read More »

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