Category Archives: Appleton – Fox Cities

Latino Fest Celebration Debuts

Here is our line up Front Row left to Right Vicky Daniel ,Julio Reyes, Carlos Mendez, Mark Te Tai,Marisol Encarnacion , Jose Encarnacion Back Row Left to Right John Daniel , Andy Mertens, Andy Plank Noah Harmon, Tom Vanden Avond Matt Granatella

BY George Halas The first ever Latino Fest Celebration in Appleton will be held on Sunday, September 13th, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Pierce Park, 1035 West Prospect. Admission is free and the event will go on rain or shine. The event helps kick off National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) and is designed to ... Read More »

Back-To-School Lunch


BY Dobie Maxwell September is back to school month, and that makes memories come flooding back annually for those of us who did indeed attend an actual school. I am of a generation that did not yet know of the now all too frighteningly common concept of home schooling, so forgive me if I frown upon that idea without having ... Read More »

Trump NO!


BY ROHN W. BISHOP What the hell are we doing? The Republican Party currently has the best slate of candidates to seek it’s nomination since 1980! We have conservative governors, conservative senators, a business woman, a neurosurgeon, immigrant kids, small town kids, all of whom are true believers to the conservative cause. Yet it’s Donald Trump who’s leading the Republican ... Read More »

Los Lonely Boys


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Los Lonely Boys WHERE: Thrasher Opera House, Green Lake WI WHEN: Thurs., October 1, 2015 7:30pm COST: $44 INFO: Dynamic rock/brown-eyed soul/blues band Los Lonely Boys is made up of the brothers Garza: Henry (guitar/vocals), Jojo (bass/vocals), and Ringo (drums/vocals). The band describes their sound as “Texican Rock ‘n’ Roll.” They are best known ... Read More »

Harvest of Grapes to Glass


BY Kimberly Fisher Fall is upon us and it is this season that starts the harvest of grapes to glass. Have you ever thought about the lifecycle of a vine or how long it takes to get grapes to make that wonderful transition from vineyard to glass? The physical structure of the vine as cultivated. It consists of a single ... Read More »

Kat Reinhert “Sparks” a New Album


BY George Halas In addition to all the great original music being generated locally, Wisconsin is also in the business of exporting extraordinary talent to other parts of the country and the world. A splendid example is singer-songwriter-composer Kat Reinert, whose new album, “Spark” was released on August 21st. Growing up in Milton, Wisconsin, Reinhert – then Kat Berentsen – ... Read More »

New Focus on N.E.W. Music


BY George Halas From its humble beginnings, The Inquisition strives to discover and reveal the hidden gems in the music and art of The Fox Cities. One of the most important revelations was simply the enormous quantity and quality of original music of all types emanating from artists and bands based from Fond du Lac to Green Bay. The Inquisition ... Read More »

Foxy Finds


By Jean Detjen, Artful Living Give your decorating scheme a big boom of resonating fun with this vintage “Harmony Rollickers” bass drum. 26.5” diameter, 15” height. $299 from Milo Milo in Appleton, where you can always find “a little bit of this, and a little bit of that.” Milo Milo features retail and resale treasures, with upscale furniture and home ... Read More »

Autumn All-Stars


BY Rob Zimmer Add some new life to your yard, garden and landscape this fall by incorporating dramatic color, texture and more for an amazing autumn season. Look beyond the standard fall staples like mums and kale and include a variety of different and unusual plants to add spice to your landscape. Be sure to bring new life to fading ... Read More »

Fox’s Frankenstein & the Sandman


BY Tony Palmeri I’ve been following presidential elections closely since 1976 when I was a high school sophomore. As the first post-Watergate national election, the 1976 contest sparked our still intense infatuation with outsider candidates ready to clean up Washington. Affable peanut farmer and former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter cultivated the outsider persona perfectly against incumbent President Gerald Ford. Ford ... Read More »

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