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NRBQ – High Noon (A 50-Year Retrospective)

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By Blaine Schultz NRBQ originally stood for New Rhythm and Blues Quintet. But most often Quartet. Except when the band backed up Carl Perkins, it briefly stood for New Rockabilly Quartet. They have been known to add the two piece Whole Wheat Horns.  Old bumper stickers for the band simply read Q. So what to make of this band that ... Read More »

Destihl Brewery’s Flanders Red Wild  Sour Series

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By Steve Lonsway As many people know, the craft beer industry is growing like crazy.  We now have more breweries in the United States than ever before with plenty more in the planning stages.  Back before prohibition, it was not uncommon to find a brewery in many small towns and many breweries in large towns.  Those “good-ole-days” are returning.  Many ... Read More »

Art Garfunkel

By Jane Spietz WHERE: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: 8 PM Friday, January 20, 2017 COST: $59.50, $49.50 INFO: www.pabsttheater.org/events www.artgarfunkel.com/ Singer poet Art Garfunkel rose to fame as one half of the Grammy-winning folk rock duo Simon and Garfunkel with childhood friend Paul Simon. The two were responsible for putting out classics such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Sound of ... Read More »

Billy Gardell is Back Where He Started…

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By Michael Casper After a wildly successful sitcom run with Mike & Molly, and a short Monopoly Millionaires’ Club game show hosting stint, comedian Billy Gardell is back to doing what he was born to do...stand up. In part due of his TV notoriety, he’s not having to slug it out in clubs in front of drunk hecklers who think ... Read More »

Interactive Beatles at the Grand

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  By Ben Rodgers  There are certain songs that stick with a person throughout life. These songs bring back memories, either good or bad, but the one constant is that the music stays the same. When Billy McGuigan and his brothers Ryan and Matthew wanted to put together a show, they decided to focus on the one band that brings ... Read More »

Yomawari: Night Alone

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  By James Page     Game of the Month: Yomawari: Night Alone Developer: NIS America ESRB: Teen Release Date: 10/25/2016 System: PS Vita Player’s Page: Yomawari: Night Alone Video games can serve as a nice escape from the monotony of everyday life. Just like the avid reader, who lives one life for every story they pick up; the avid ... Read More »

Amber Grill Names New Head Chef

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With the retirement of Chef Albert Schlaepfer earlier this year, the Amber Grill is pleased to announce that former Sous Chef Matthew Zortman has accepted the position of executive chef at the Amber Grill in the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center in Stevens Point. “I have always been enamored with cooking,” Chef Matthew said. “As a child I can ... Read More »

Give Yourself a Gift and Buy Local

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By George Halas While The Inquisition is renowned for cutting-edge content, it is also respectful of the role tradition plays in our culture. Each December, this column delivers a message that expands on the now traditional “Buy Small Saturday” that follows Black Friday. “Buying Small” or “Buying Local,” focuses attention on the benefits of spending your holiday dollars at small, ... Read More »

Raquel Rodriguez’ 310

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  By Sam Brawner There are two things you can always count on at a Raquel Rodriguez performance: One is an undoubtedly impressive show, and the other, her signature 310 necklace, ever present around her neck. 310 just happens to be the area code for the Westside of Los Angeles, where this talented singer was born and raised. It also ... Read More »

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