BY Tyler Sjostrom In the time it takes to read this sentence, a wife will angrily shush her husband because Fox 11 is airing a thinkpiece about an undrafted Packers rookie who has only a slightly better chance of making the team than you do. At least one Fox Valley resident will look at his dog and wonder what sort ... Read More »
Category Archives: Entertainment
April 19 – Resch Center “Animal” live video from new concert DVD and There Will Be A ...
By George Halas Vic Ferrari Symphony on The Rocks is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new CD,...
By Michael Casper Jim Liban has had the blues for a very long time. Raised in Milwaukee, he first t...
By Mary Schmidt Just about the time down-staters are thumbing through garden magazines, spring means...
State Finals to be conducted at Summerfest Dennis Graham Associates, in association with the not for...
BY Michael Casper There’s so much history within the walls of the Indian Crossing Casino in Waupaca with nine decades of entertainment under its roof. And here comes another talented line up scheduled for this season’s Chain O’ Lakes Blue’s Festival with howling guitars, note bending harmonicas, the Hammond B3, and gritty, soulful lyrics from songs belted out by some ... Read More »
BY George Halas The first ever Latino Fest Celebration in Appleton will be held on Sunday, September 13th, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pierce Park, 1035 West Prospect. Admission is free and the event will go on rain or shine. The event helps kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) and is designed to ... Read More »
BY Dobie Maxwell September is back to school month, and that makes memories come flooding back annually for those of us who did indeed attend an actual school. I am of a generation that did not yet know of the now all too frighteningly common concept of home schooling, so forgive me if I frown upon that idea without having ... Read More »
BY ROHN W. BISHOP What the hell are we doing? The Republican Party currently has the best slate of candidates to seek it’s nomination since 1980! We have conservative governors, conservative senators, a business woman, a neurosurgeon, immigrant kids, small town kids, all of whom are true believers to the conservative cause. Yet it’s Donald Trump who’s leading the Republican ... Read More »
BY Jane Spietz WHAT: 10th Annual Oshkosh Community Dragonboat Race & Festival WHERE: Leach Amphitheater & Riverside Park, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2015 8 AM – 4 PM INFO: uwosh.edu/dragonboat “Ready, ready,” “let it ride,” “take it away,” “paddles up.” For those of you unfamiliar with these terms, they are some of the common commands associated with the sport of Dragonboat Racing. This ... Read More »
BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Los Lonely Boys WHERE: Thrasher Opera House, Green Lake WI WHEN: Thurs., October 1, 2015 7:30pm COST: $44 INFO: www.thrasheroperahouse.com www.thrasheroperahouse.com/ Dynamic rock/brown-eyed soul/blues band Los Lonely Boys is made up of the brothers Garza: Henry (guitar/vocals), Jojo (bass/vocals), and Ringo (drums/vocals). The band describes their sound as “Texican Rock ‘n’ Roll.” They are best known ... Read More »
BY George Halas In addition to all the great original music being generated locally, Wisconsin is also in the business of exporting extraordinary talent to other parts of the country and the world. A splendid example is singer-songwriter-composer Kat Reinert, whose new album, “Spark” was released on August 21st. Growing up in Milton, Wisconsin, Reinhert – then Kat Berentsen – ... Read More »
Von Stiehl Winery and the Community Improvement of Algoma are presenting the fourteenth annual Wet Whistle Wine Fest on September 11 and 12 as a chance to get silly and get grape juice soaked in the annual harvest grape stomp. Any individual over 21 can enter for a chance to get messy by stomping grapes to compete for pride and ... Read More »
BY George Halas From its humble beginnings, The Inquisition strives to discover and reveal the hidden gems in the music and art of The Fox Cities. One of the most important revelations was simply the enormous quantity and quality of original music of all types emanating from artists and bands based from Fond du Lac to Green Bay. The Inquisition ... Read More »