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A Mile of Fun for Foodies

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Octoberfest offers an almost endless variety of food to choose from Just try to walk away from Appleton’s Octoberfest hungry. It’s not going to happen. There will be 100 different food vendors lining College Avenue, with choices ranging from finger foods to sandwiches and burgers to funnel cakes and bakery to ethnic foods of all varieties. And while you’re satisfying ... Read More »

Roll Out the Barrels

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If you can’t find a beer you like at Octoberfest, you’re not looking hard enough Like its German cousin, Appleton’s Octoberfest is a bacchanalian celebration of beer and the 2015 event promises not to disappoint even the most ardent beer connoisseur. According to Tricia Schwartz, marketing manager for Wisconsin Distributors, “Octoberfest will feature nine different craft beers embracing a wide ... Read More »

The Philadelphia Story Sweeps into St. Norberts Campus

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BY Patrick Mares In celebration of their 30th season, Green Bay’s Evergreen theater group is starting off their fall season with a classic, Audrey Hepburn cinematic vehicle, The Philadelphia Story. The filmed version has a 100 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, citing a “witty script, excellent direction and lead performance,” and critic consensus labels it an “unqualified classic.” It ... Read More »

What is Evergreen Theater?

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BY Patrick Mares Evergreen is a community theater organization in the Green Bay area intended to offer an alternative to the now 80 year old vanilla Green Bay Community Theater chapter. 30 years ago the organization was founded to offer the bay area something different. According to their president, Kathy Treeankler, they wanted to share, not just classic shows, but ... Read More »

The 10th Harvest for Parallel 44 brings Harvest Fest!

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WHAT: Annual Harvest Fest WHEN: Saturday, September 12, 2015, Noon to 6 p.m. WHERE: Parallel 44 Vineyard and Winery, N2185 Sleepy Hollow Rd., Kewaunee, WI. You’re invited to celebrate the upcoming grape harvest at Parallel 44 Vineyard & Winery by attending their annual Harvest Fest, slated for the afternoon of Saturday, September 12. The winery is located in the burg ... Read More »

InnoGames

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By James Page, theplayerspage@yahoo.com Game of the Month: InnoGames Player’s Page: InnoGames Summer has come to a close and as the days grow shorter there seems to be less time to devote to leisure activities. A full length game can require multiple days to complete and one cannot advance too far into the storyline without devoting several hours each session ... Read More »

A Summer of Old Friends

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BY John Price-Kabhir; the Buddhist Adviser I’m not seventy yet, but I’m inching my way. As of two years ago, I became the oldest male in six generations on my father’s side. They all died before age fifty-one, owing to bad hearts. I most definitely thought I’d join that group, but here I am. I thought I’d never reach the ... Read More »

Reverend Raven at Chain O’ Lakes Blues Fest

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The Rev and his Chain O’ Smokin’ Altar Boys Deliver the Blues BY Michael Casper Michael: Tell me about the Altar Boys. Reverend: They’re a talented group of musician friends of mine. The current version of the band includes Westside Andy who is an incredible harmonica player, and I’m honored he’s with us. M: Danny Moore has been around a ... Read More »

Dancers Fly at E.A.A.

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BY George Halas Ladies Must Swing, the highly-acclaimed 19-piece all-female big band from Madison will headline the third annual September Swing at E.A.A. Air Venture Museum on Saturday, September 26th from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. The event takes place in E.A.A.’s famed Eagle Hangar, where vintage World War II airplanes hang from the ceiling and many era vehicles and artifacts ... Read More »

Following ‘Leading the Blind’

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BY Jean Detjen It was a privilege to converse recently with original music artists Eric Krueger and Marty Paschke from the Appleton-rooted rock band Leading the Blind (LTB). These inspiring local musicians shared a few things with SCENE about their passion for music making and the local community for which mutual love, respect, and appreciation abounds. The two close friends ... Read More »

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