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New UWO Service Connects Music Students with Shows


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 »

Abner Who? …and Subsequently: What? Where? When? How? and Why?

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By Alisa Levi-D’Ancona Abner Who? No really, that’s the name of one of the Fox Valley’s very own bands that’s breaking out into the music industry big leagues. If the “Who?” part is still tripping you up, fear not; I’m here to explain. They might’ve slipped under your radar, since they currently reside in L.A., but Abner Who? is comprised ... Read More »

The Making of a Book Festival


By Brian Kepetsky When we began planning the 2014 Fox Cities Book Festival back in June, we knew we wanted to do a better job a number of areas. One area in particular was communication. We want people to be aware of the book festival, the authors, and who will be where and when. We also think it is beneficial ... Read More »

A South Shore Christmas


A South Shore Christmas will be presented on Saturday, December 7 at 7:30 pm in the Fond du Lac High School Performing Arts Center. The first half of the concert will feature Wolfgang A. Mozart¹s Coronation Mass with orchestra and soloists. Soloists for the Coronation Mass include Fond du Lac native and soprano Naiza Delica, mezzo-soprano Sandi Lash, tenor Cameron ... Read More »

The Fall Theatre Swing


By Joseph Ferlo Before the decked halls are shut down for the Christmas holiday, there are a few great theatre productions to take in right here in the Valley. Starting things off, with one performance only on December 4, is A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Staged by the touring Nebraska Theatre Caravan, which has been ... Read More »

North’s 10th Annual Holiday Show at Scarabocchio


“I am both a metalsmith and a weaver of softer things. I love contrast in form and similarity in color. I dream of new designs and smile in my sleep. Mother Nature is the best artist I have ever seen, never ending surprises in all seasons.” – Joan North The Scarabocchio Art Museum on Main in Stevens Point is proud ... Read More »

Sit Me Down With A Book


By Cassondra Temmer Bookstores bring comfort to me. This is where my heart belongs. They have couches for relaxation, Coffee to warm and awaken the soul The music, soft but there its delicate And opens up people in ways they don’t Understand.   Then the books, The one special thing to me. Something so small that gets me every time. ... Read More »

NWTC now has a radio station!


by Lemmy Thru I repeat, NWTC now has a radio station! All right! TC Campus Connection is Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s first foray on the airwaves. It’s been available online for a short while, but it officially launches this month, mainly due to the efforts of program director and digital media instructor Chris Kuborn. The project was his dream, and ... Read More »

Night of silence


The Fond du Lac High School Music Department will present the popular holiday concert Night of Silence on Friday, December 13 at 7:30 pm; Saturday, December 14 at 7:30 pm; and Sunday, December 15 at 2:00 pm in the Fond du Lac High School Performing Arts Center. This holiday concert will feature the Symphonic Winds and Percussion, Symphonic Orchestra, Concert ... Read More »

Danny Mitchell Brings Christmas Back Home Again


Something to keep in mind while you are busy prepping for Christmas: it’s important to take some time out and catch some great holiday music with some friends. Danny Mitchell, Nashville based pianist and singer-songwriter is playing 2 shows in Stevens Point this month, so it should be easy to make some time for an event like this one. Returning ... Read More »

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