By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Give your decorating scheme a big boom of resonating fun with this vintage “Harmony Rollickers” bass drum. 26.5” diameter, 15” height. $299 from Milo Milo in Appleton, where you can always find “a little bit of this, and a little bit of that.” Milo Milo features retail and resale treasures, with upscale furniture and home ... 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 Blaine Schultz His resume includes Encyclopedia Walking – Pop Culture & the Alchemy of Rock ‘n’ Roll, a book that collects his writings from the weekly San Diego Reader, Ugly Things magazine, The San Diego Troubadour, and his own blog site. Kanis is or has been a recording artist (All American Mongrel Boy – a collection that veers from ... Read More »
BY Jamie Lee Rake “It’s just doing the right thing...not taking the easy way.” That’s a succinct description of The Cowboy Way delivered by Doug Green, better known as Ranger Doug, “the idol of American youth” whose serene baritone and acoustic guitar lead family-friendly, comedic Western music band Riders In The Sky, who are set to play Waupun’s historic City ... Read More »
BY Michael Casper Boston is coming to the State Fair. Other than a gyro and a cream puff, is there any other reason why not to make a trip to West Allis? Their debut album, Boston, was released nearly 39 years ago to the day they will storm the stage on the 6th. That record still ranks as one of ... Read More »
BY Michael Casper It seems like The Guess Who have been around forever, and for fans of classic rock and roll, we couldn’t be happier. I was lucky enough to talk to one of their founding members, drummer Garry Peterson about the band’s longevity, life on the road, and Wisconsin. Michael: You not only drum, but keep the books for ... Read More »
BY Blaine Schultz On June 17th Stan Erickson passed away at his home in Appleton at age 61. Among his titles (Raconteur, Record Maven, Trivia Baron, Fellow Traveller, Crossword King, Clip Art Genius, Compiler of Obscure Songs, Drinking Buddy, Recorder of Bootlegs, Bowling Shirt Aficionado), Erickson is best known as co-owner of New Frontier Record Exchange. From the outside it ... Read More »
BY Jean Detjen “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity.” —Gilda Radner How often ... Read More »
By Trish Derge I know...it’s August. Who wants to even think about making or eating hot soup? But the yellow beans are in! And what better way to enjoy them than in a soup? I found a generation’s old recipe from a long since passed dear woman from the Holyland who raised and fed seven kids, and a few farm ... Read More »
By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Art glass spheres of light to brighten your home and delight special people in your life. Choose from Friendship Balls, Fairy Balls and Witches Balls. No two are alike. Most are of European origin, made in small communities, or family crafted. Each one is unique with small variances in design, color, weight, and size. Prices ... Read More »
BY Lori Palmeri It was a dark and stormy night; and then what happened? For those who have struggled with mental illness, addiction, or self-harm, Project Semicolon, a Wisconsin founded non-profit, helps them write and now, tell, the rest of their story. Both social movement and non-profit, the project states the obvious to some; the not so obvious for those ... Read More »