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A day to solemnly celebrate…


By Michael Mentzer  A Memorial Day observance has the distinction of being a sacred time set aside to “solemnly celebrate” the sacrifices of men and women who died for who and what they believed in. It could have been the concept of freedom or a way of life or the nation of their birth or their family or maybe for ... Read More »

An owl by any other name


By Morgan Bongard Just beyond those trees, that’s where he is,” says Chief Naturalist Kim Diedrich, of the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary as she leads me along the edge of the lagoon, still frozen with long fillets of snow, punctuated by muddy puddles and slippery, black autumn leaves. I take photos of a lone goose pecking away at the ice ... Read More »

The music of Jimi Hendrix comes to life


By Carol Doberstein Purple haze all in my brain Lately things don’t seem the same Actin funny, but I don’t know why ‘Scuse me while I kiss the sky Purple haze all around Don’t know if I’m up or down … This is a popular song with music and lyrics by the late, great Jimi Hendrix. “Jimi” Hendrix (born Johnny ... Read More »

Making it weird: RSD, Biram and Nimoy


By Tom Smith Spring is here, allegedly, but don’t be surprised if you have to shovel snow after you read this. I mean it’s only the first of April, and this is Wisconsin. Quick! My review of this winter: Worst Winter Ever! Lots of great live music in Green Bay this April to help us recover from the mental scars ... Read More »

Ladies of bluegrass host 7th annual bluegrass music festival


Saturday, April 26, 2014, the Ladies of Bluegrass Red Hat Society Group will once again bring six of the finest, most talented bands and expert musicians to the Watering Hole, located at 2107 Velp Avenue in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Since 2008, it has been the objective of this unique group of women, brought together by a mutual love of bluegrass ... Read More »

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