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Dirty Deuce in Concert at Déjà vu Martini Lounge – Sat. Jan. 23

(l to r, Jamey Clark, drums; "Reverend" Rob Atwood, guitars/vocals; Zach Vogel, bass)

"Dirty Deuce has been bringing their rough-edged brand of soulful blues to stages throughout Door County for more than a decade, proving their band to be much more than a hobby". –DOORCOUNTYPULSE.TV Wisconsin rockers Dirty Deuce bring their unique blend of rock and blues to Appleton, where they'll perform in concert at swanky Deja Vu Martini Lounge, 519 W. College ... Read More »

Avery Mephistopheles Stout

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BY Steve Lonsway Today the Stone Arch Brew House brewery team decided to write an article on a beer we were very fortunate to receive. We were the lucky recipient of one out of a total of 12 cases that even made its way into the great state of ours. It is a hard beer to acquire and hard to ... Read More »

Ted Cruz…outsmarting himself?

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BY Rohn Bishop As readers of “Rohn’s Rants,” are aware, I’m lukewarm about Texas Senator Ted Cruz, but I’ve also stated he can persuade me. There’s no question that Ted Cruz is brilliant, and a staunch conservative. Having graduated cum laude from Princeton University, the Princeton debate team named their annual novice championship after Cruz. Cruz would then graduate Harvard ... Read More »

Three Dog Night

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WHAT: Three Dog Night WHERE: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: Friday, February 5, 2015 8 PM COST: $45.50, $55.50 INFO: www.pabsttheater.org/show/threedognight2015 threedognight.com BY Jane Spietz Iconic rock band Three Dog Night (TDN) continues to entertain in its fourth decade of performing. It achieved more top 10 hits and sold more concert tickets and records than any other group from 1969 through ... Read More »

Change the Food System with Grow Local

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BY Alex Fehrenbach The farmers who helped bring sustainable food production to the Fox Valley are growing, and they need your help! They have launched a Kickstarter campaign to bolster their fundraising efforts, which will aid in bringing even more fresh, and nutritious produce directly to you, the consumer, from Milwaukee to Madison to Neenah and Door County. Contributors to ... Read More »

Bringing the Garden Indoors

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BY Rob Zimmer With the outdoor gardening season coming to an end, there are many great ways you can enjoy your gardening hobby indoors all through winter. Here are some great ways to keep your hands in the “dirt” all winter long, even in the comfort of your own home. Growing orchids Orchids feature some of the most outstanding and ... Read More »

A Rejuvenated Milwaukee Art Museum

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BY Michael Casper The SCENE, and many other media outlets were invited to the preview of the reopening of the Milwaukee Art Museum, the largest visual art institution in Wisconsin and one of the oldest aart museums in the nation. The reopening is the culmination of a 6-year, $34 million project to, as they describe, “transform the visitor experience through ... Read More »

Cranky Pat’s goes LIVE…again!

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BY Jonathan Schinke Cranky Pat’s in Neenah, Wisconsin has long been known for their fantastic food, casual atmosphere, and high quality live music. Over the past year or so, however, the amount of concerts at the Fox Valley eatery has waned drastically, causing some concern that their days as a live music venue were numbered. Enter local music fan and ... Read More »

The 2015 TONY Awards

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BY Tony Palmeri Every year the Media Rants column awards a “Tony” to media acts worthy of merit. Award criteria are simple: whatever I personally found to be provocative during the year. Don’t like my choices? Write up your own “Best of 2015,” and post them on a blog or on social media. You can even submit an old fashioned ... Read More »

Ho-Ho-Hoax

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BY Dobie Maxwell If I had to sum up the entirety of my life’s bombastic journey in a single word, that word would be disappointment. If I had to do it in two words, they would be major disappointment. If it were three, there’d be a swear word in the middle so we don’t need to go there. But you ... Read More »

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