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Brewing A Small-Scale Revolution

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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 »

I’m Just Saying…

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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 »

Pandora Jewelry presents – Martina McBride “The Joy of Christmas” Tour

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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 »

Local Artist Feature: Ryan Weisenfeld

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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 »

Norman Rockwell’s Historic Holiday Visions

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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 »

Otto & The Elevators celebrates 40 years

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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 »

New UWO Service Connects Music Students with Shows

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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 »

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