Monthly Archives: October 2015

Foxy Finds


By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Bring in Autumn in style with this mock neck brushed cotton pullover by Jeremiah. Rugged looking yet supersoft to the touch. Details include contrast stitching, three-button placket, and ribbed collar and cuffs. Shown here in Burgundy. $118. Choose from a range of Men’s sizes and seasonal colors. Available at Bill Paul Ltd., a Men’s & ... Read More »

25th Annual Fox Valley Take Back the Night


“Run, Susan, Run, can’t you feel it, the evening makes angry demands, take back the night, to walk the streets when we choose, take back the night, and make it safe for everyone to use… ….now out on the street there’s a service, with thousands of candles for light, arm in arm, women are marching, with men, they sing take ... Read More »

Kurt Shipe Serves & Swings


BY George Halas One of the most interesting recent developments in the music scene in Oshkosh has been the formation and rapidly growing success of The Water City Jazz Orchestra. The group was formed earlier this year by trumpeter Kurt Shipe and drummer Mike Malone. In addition to playing together in high school, Shipe and Malone attended the University of ... Read More »

Trick or Trite


BY Dobie Maxwell If March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, October is the opposite. For those of us living anywhere north of the Mason-Dixon line this is the month when the first tangible evidence appears that Old Man Winter is indeed on the way back to extinguish our summer fun yet again. Daylight shrinks ... Read More »

KOZM Coming to the Grand Opera House


BY George Halas The seven-state KOZM Tour makes a stop at The Grand Opera House in Oshkosh on Saturday, October 17th. Tom Farrell (guitar) and Javier Orman (violin) of KOZM – the name is drawn from the word “macrocosm” and means “infinite possibilities” - have been called “avant-sonic acrobats” by LA Weekly and “exceptional genius” by I Am Entertainment Magazine. ... Read More »

Melissa Etheridge


BY Jane Spietz Grammy winning singer-songwriter-activist Melissa Etheridge is a multifaceted artist who is as passionate about the causes she believes in as she is about her music. She has been a champion for social justice, gay rights, medical marijuana and the fight against cancer. Etheridge’s music is powerful, engaging rock ‘n’roll with captivating lyrics that cover the raw emotions ... Read More »

Short Takes


BY Tony Palmeri For October let’s have a few short takes on a bunch of important media action that didn’t seem to get much play in the northeast Wisconsin press. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editorial Board Comes to Life: If you read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, you know that their editorials can usually be placed somewhere between hollow and horrific on ... Read More »

Midtown Men… Ready to take the Weidner by Storm


BY Patrick Mares The Midtown Men have been crooning 60’s hits since they met in Broadway’s hit, Jersey Boys, a dramatic reenactment of the history of the band The Four Seasons. But these boys are men now, and in the 10 years they’ve been singing together they’ve grown as an act, and as a team. Founding member Daniel Reichard took ... Read More »



BY Robert Meyer Judicial activism is the outgrowth of a theory of law known as Legal Positivism. It began to take hold after the Civil War when the president of Harvard University, Charles William Eliot, who was an ardent Darwinist, appointed Christopher Columbus Langdell as the first dean of Harvard Law School. Under Langdell’s auspices the theory of evolving rather ... Read More »

Brewer’s Crown Jewels


Rooftop Garden Crowns the Titletown Brewery in the old Larsen Cannery BY Patrick Mares The former Larsen Cannery at 320 North Broadway is barely recognizable from how it looked not much more than a year ago. The building across from the now revitalized shopping district on Broadway Street stood empty until Titletown Brewery took an interest in the property, and ... Read More »

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