Category Archives: Entertainment

The Exhilaration of Ice Boating


BY Michael Mentzer A cluster of iceboating enthusiasts gathered in chairs in a square formed by several tables inside the Fond du Lac Yacht Club on a snowy, windswept January night a few weeks ago along the Lake Winnebago shoreline near the harbor lighthouse. The Fond du Lac Ice Yachters organization, with a core of 20 members or so, has ... Read More »

Miss Molly to Release “SNOW” in time for Spring

Photo by Al Kolbeck

BY George Halas There is a rich treasure trove of original music being created in the Fox Cities and some of it fits into pre-existing categories like rock, jazz, country, pop, alt-rock, alt-country, etc. Then there is Miss Molly. The Menasha-based duo, comprised of keyboardist Molly Conrad and guitarist Michael Theroux, incorporates so many different and appealing elements into their ... Read More »

Peridot Releases “LONELY WORK” with 91.1 the Avenue


BY George Halas ”Loving you is lonely work. I could use a friend.” For months, Trevor Jarvis sat with this line before approaching Appleton native Hillary Reynolds to help develop the song into a duet.  Now, a year later, Peridot has released “Lonely Work” as their first single with 91.1 The Avenue.  Peridot is a re-imagining of the Hillary Reynolds ... Read More »

“Monkey in the Middle”


Unique Autobiography of Comedian/Radio Personality Features Bad Luck, Bikers and a Childhood Best Friend Who Committed TWO Bank Robberies. No Joke! Whatever “normal” is, long time nationally touring comedian Dobie Maxwell isn’t it. His life is an amazing story of constant turmoil. Dobie has an incredible talent for being in the proverbial “wrong place at the wrong time”…ALL the time ... Read More »



BY Dobie Maxwell There comes a point when I think it’s acceptable to ask just how much technology do we really need? I think that point is now. I can’t speak for anyone else, but I’ve been deeply over my head with all of it for several years now. Five year old kids can run circles around me, and I ... Read More »

Salsa Manzana coming to Lawrence University


BY George Halas As previously reported by The Inquisition, Salsa Manzana is one of the most fun bands in the Fox Cities and plays music to which one simply must dance. On February 21st at The Lawrence University Memorial Chapel at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.), there will be a unique opportunity to have fun, dance and support ... Read More »

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes


WHAT: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes WHERE: Turner Hall Ballroom WHEN: 8 PM Sun, March 6, 2016 COST: $29.50 INFO: BY Jane Spietz Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes have been rockin’ the Jersey Shore music scene since the mid-‘70s. Although band members have come and gone, their horn-backed brand of soul-stirring rock ‘n’ roll, blues, and ... Read More »

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra Presents All That’s Grand


The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Patrick Miles, presents its third concert of the season program on Saturday, February 20th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m. Continuing the celebration of the CWSO’s new grand piano, Dr. Molly Roseman, professor of piano at UW-Stevens Point will perform Maurice Ravel’s “Concerto for Piano in ... Read More »

Dracula – Brought Back to Life!


BY Patrick Mares On a Tuesday night, February 2nd L.A. Theaterworks will be bringing a radio play rendition of Brahm Stoker’s Dracula to the Weidner Center. Much like the old-is-new growth in podcast audio fiction, L.A. Theaterworks brings literary audio to millions of listeners. Their productions are broadcast across the English speaking world, and even play daily on the radio ... Read More »

Dirty Deuce in Concert at Déjà vu Martini Lounge – Sat. Jan. 23

(l to r, Jamey Clark, drums; "Reverend" Rob Atwood, guitars/vocals; Zach Vogel, bass)

"Dirty Deuce has been bringing their rough-edged brand of soulful blues to stages throughout Door County for more than a decade, proving their band to be much more than a hobby". –DOORCOUNTYPULSE.TV Wisconsin rockers Dirty Deuce bring their unique blend of rock and blues to Appleton, where they'll perform in concert at swanky Deja Vu Martini Lounge, 519 W. College ... Read More »

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