By Lee Reiherzer A nervous jitter has bubbled up in the world of craft beer. With the rapid increase in new breweries has come rising speculation that it’s all too good to last. There are now more than 2,500 breweries operating in the United States. That’s up from the low point of 1983 when the brewery count had dipped to ... 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...
I’m Just Saying... When I was first approached about writing for the Fond du Lac edition of The Scene, I thought “how hard can this be”. I mean, War and Peace was written in what, a weekend? This is going to be a piece of cake. But then voices of the past kept popping up, like Judith Kosted, one of ... Read More »
By Ruth Dufrane You’ve heard about the Mouse that roared; let me tell you about the Mouse that restores. With a mission to preserve St. Paul’s Cathedral and its campus, the yearly campaign to raise funds through selling church mice started in 1961 by Dorothy & Russ Duket. Although mouse orders are taken throughout the year, it’s December when the ... Read More »
Superstar singer/songwriter Martina McBride will share her favorite time of the year with music lovers in Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. The 2013 Pandora Jewelry Presents Martina McBride: “The Joy of Christmas” Tour comes to the Time Warner Cable Theatre at the Resch Center on Thursday, December 19, 7:30 p.m. “This is such a fun and special tour to do,” said ... Read More »
By Dorothy Bliskey The 30-foot tall Civil War monument located in Fond du Lac’s Veterans Park is the iconic image showcased on this year’s collectible Christmas ornament, for sale at the City-County Building and at various Fond du Lac banks and businesses, now through Christmas. It is the 24th ornament in a limited edition series created by the Fond du ... Read More »
By A.C. Kruse-Ross riginally from Green Bay’s Astor Park, friends James Baker and Chris Pretti have set out to document Green Bay’s earliest days of punk rock with “Green Blah! The History of GB Punk Rock … the first 10 years or so.” As the project nears an end, Baker and Pretti are launching “A Reunion of Sorts;” a promotional ... Read More »
When people think of the word artist, they may think of a painting like Starry Night by Van Gogh, or a sculpture like the Moai statues on Easter Island. The word artist in most people’s minds isn’t a word that is all encompassing, spanning across the many skills and talents that different artists possess and present to their audience. With ... Read More »
By Brad Fischer Everyone’s heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words, but when Norman Rockwell picked up a paintbrush, he created entire stories locked within a moment of time. We can all relate to a picture of a young man who, still wearing his coat, a suitcase in his hand and wrapped Christmas presents tucked under ... Read More »
By Michael Casper If you remember Otto & the Elevators, you were hip to the Milwaukee music scene in the mid-70’s, but odds are you never saw the “band” perform. Gary Tanin “is” Otto & the Elevators. The band is his inspiration. His music points to him being an incurable romantic while simultaneously being a rockin’ blues musician. Think Elvis ... Read More »
By Kristin Stockheimer You’ve got an event. Maybe even a party. And a DJ won’t do. You’re going with live music – good stuff… artsy stuff. Frankly, any stuff. But “live” and “quality” are key. The musicians at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh have a developed a new service that has just about anybody in the region covered. It’s ultimate ... Read More »