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Wine before Bedtime

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Have you ever finished your dinner, but then found yourself hungry close to bed time? You’re not alone – plenty of us feel the need to snack as the night progresses, and luckily, studies have deduced the perfect nightcap: wine! Recent studies have pointed out that wine can help diabetics, and improve your sex, but apparently, wine is also a ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave

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BY Kimberly Fisher What island are you on? As we come into the summer months, wouldn’t it be amazing to explore the world, take on many adventures and surround yourself with great wine? I can take you there. Though it may be through the exploration of wine growing islands, I will show you the true beauty and define the best ... Read More »

Midwest Sunsplash Music Festival

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August 7th – 8th 2015 The night Unity the Band played the first event in the brand new waterfront pavilion in Sister Bay, Door County, an idea was born. Paige Funkhouser, from the Sister Bay Advancement Association and Pita Katobalavu, the leader of Unity chatted after the show about bringing a reggae and world music festival to Sister Bay, creating ... Read More »

Humbert’s Toucans, Ice Cream Bowls & Betty Boop

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By Amber McCord I had to ask what is up with the toucan that keeps showing up in Brian Humbert’s paintings? His art seems rather random, but loud and clear. I wondered if there was a specific symbolism behind it all? “Well years ago...when I lived in San Francisco near the university,” Brian said “there was a pet store, and ... Read More »

Fire Over the Fox on the Fourth!

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BY Patrick Mares I caught up with Rick Pruski, and he was able to give us the inside scoop on what we’ll see this year at Fire Over the Fox. Patrick: Would you describe where everyone this year’s “Fire.” Rick: Across the main street bridge, basically up to Broadway on the west side of Green Bay we have planned for ... Read More »

Art Walk Reimagined for It’s Third Year

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BY Patrick Mares Art Walk De Pere celebrates its third birthday this summer and Allyson Watson, executive director of Definitely De Pere was on hand to tell us what we can expect from the program’s latest outing. Allyson: This is the third year of the downtown Art Walk series. And we’ve got some big expansions of it this year.  First ... Read More »

An Opportunist Artist

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By Sherri Thomas Driving up to Gary Gossens’ home and studio, the mailbox is the first sign that an artist lives there. Looming over the mailbox is a wood-sculpted creature whose body is made from driftwood and its feathers from black walnut. It’s perched on a large carved pedestal made from basswood. In the front yard, whimsical sculptures made from ... Read More »

Ryan Steiskal

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BY Amber McCord As a successful independent artist I always have appreciated my teachers and mentors from elementary school through college. They have always produced motivation and induced inspiration and creativity. I owe a lot of my success to these wonderful people in my life. Apparently most artists do. One in particular Ryan Steiskal. Steiskal is an emerging artist who ... Read More »

Kevin Fort Hits Red Gold

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By George Halas With Red Gold, Kevin Fort delivers a strong, consistent album of originals and standards that will have fans of piano jazz that stays true to bebop, while incorporating modern elements, considering a trip to the Windy City. Fort is a Chicago-based jazz pianist, composer, and arranger who has worked with such notable musicians as John Clayton, Bill ... Read More »

THE MILES BEFORE US Hillary Reynolds Band

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By George Halas There are rumors that a wise guy reviewer once answered the question “what kind of music do you like?” with “I like good music.” “Good music” seems like the best way to describe the offerings on “The Miles Before Us” by the Hillary Reynolds Band because it’s otherwise hard to nail down the rich combination of styles ... Read More »

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