Category Archives: Entertainment

Fond du Lac is “Around the Corner!”


BY Michael Casper Actor/Comedian/TV Host John McGivern brought his MPTV crew to Fond du Lac last May to film what is the fifth season of Around the Corner. McGivern said he’s been lobbying for the show to highlight our fair area for some time now. “We do thirteen episodes a year,” McGiven said “and when we plan where we’re going, ... Read More »

Ted Cruz…outsmarting himself?


BY Rohn Bishop As readers of “Rohn’s Rants,” are aware, I’m lukewarm about Texas Senator Ted Cruz, but I’ve also stated he can persuade me. There’s no question that Ted Cruz is brilliant, and a staunch conservative. Having graduated cum laude from Princeton University, the Princeton debate team named their annual novice championship after Cruz. Cruz would then graduate Harvard ... Read More »

Three Dog Night


WHAT: Three Dog Night WHERE: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: Friday, February 5, 2015 8 PM COST: $45.50, $55.50 INFO: BY Jane Spietz Iconic rock band Three Dog Night (TDN) continues to entertain in its fourth decade of performing. It achieved more top 10 hits and sold more concert tickets and records than any other group from 1969 through ... Read More »

A Rejuvenated Milwaukee Art Museum


BY Michael Casper The SCENE, and many other media outlets were invited to the preview of the reopening of the Milwaukee Art Museum, the largest visual art institution in Wisconsin and one of the oldest aart museums in the nation. The reopening is the culmination of a 6-year, $34 million project to, as they describe, “transform the visitor experience through ... Read More »



BY Dobie Maxwell If I had to sum up the entirety of my life’s bombastic journey in a single word, that word would be disappointment. If I had to do it in two words, they would be major disappointment. If it were three, there’d be a swear word in the middle so we don’t need to go there. But you ... Read More »

January Rocks, Swings, Begins Anew


BY George Halas While The Inquisition is known for hard-hitting, objective, fact-based – not to mention fair and balanced – news analysis, there have been one or two occasions where unabashed enthusiasm has somehow found its way into the mix. This is potentially one of those times…. One of the best things about January is the annual appearance at Waverly ... Read More »

Jeff Hamilton Talks about the New Violent Femmes Album

Jeff Hamilton at Village Recorders tracking session with Violent Femmes

BY Blaine Schultz This March Milwaukee multi-instrumentalist Jeff Hamilton marks 11 years playing with the Violent Femmes in venues all over the world.  His resume also includes playing with Beatallica, the Probers, True Heart Susie, and the US Band.  At his Hamtone Audio studio he has produced and engineered countless sessions in his 25 years of operation. In March, the ... Read More »

The Tactile Textile Art of Carole Frocillo


BY Sherri Thomas For generations, textiles have been used to make utilitarian goods, but artists like Carole Frocillo use fabric to create fine art. Instead of choosing a tube of paint, she chooses fabric based on color and texture. These pieces are melded together to create an image, and for Frocillo, to tell a story. Basically self-taught, Frocillo started traditional ... Read More »

See Science, Do Science at Shopko Hall


Main Stage Schedule: 2016 OMNOVA Main Stage Ready to see some great science? OMNOVA Solutions Main Stage Line Up 2016: 9:45 am Professor Gizmo 10:30 am Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary 11:15 am Mr. Billy Science Music 12:45 pm Professor Gizmo 1:45 pm Wisconsin Public Service: Natural Gas Safety & You 2:30 pm Ameriprise Science Fair Awards 2:45 pm Fox Valley ... Read More »

Hmong New Year in America


The annual Hmong New Year celebration put on by Green Bay’s Hmong community center might be worth your time December 26 and 27. It’s a fusion of old world tradition and American adaptation by a people who, not that long ago, were half a world away. Mary Yang, President of the Green Bay center told us that it is just ... Read More »

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