Category Archives: Appleton – Fox Cities

The Way Walt Weiskopf Plays It


BY George Halas One of the musical highlights in a Wisconsin summer full of them is the scheduled appearance of Steely Dan and Steve Winwood at the BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee on July 16th. The Inquisition suspects that there are many upsides to being Donald Fagen and Walter Becker; one is that after four decades of critical acclaim and ... Read More »

Postcard From Berwyn


BY Blaine Schultz What becomes a semi-legend almost? Eight albums, plus a handful of singles and compilation appearances in three decades, Chicago’s Green may be the best band you never heard of. Well you had your chance. You might even get another chance. On June 18th, Green performed at Wire in Berwyn, Illinois and aside from receding hairlines and greying ... Read More »

See the Midwest Mystic at the Time Theater July 13


The Root of Your Truth will be presented by Renee Beese on Wednesday, July 13 at 7 pm at the Time Community Theater 445 N. Main Street, downtown Oshkosh. The program is two hours of no BS life concepts disguised as entertainment and will include audience readings, questions and answers and a special “appearance,” with any long time spirits at ... Read More »

E.A.A 64 History and Innovation, Music and Fun


BY George Halas The E.A.A. Air Venture Oshkosh 2016 July 25th through the 31st, “brings airplanes and people together like no other place in the world.” The 64th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention, the “World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” will take place at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. “This is a mix of history and innovation,” said E.A.A. Communications Director ... Read More »

Third Eye Blind to land at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016


BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Third Eye Blind WHERE: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016 WHEN: 6 PM Monday, July 25, 2016 after the Air Show COST: EAA members $28, non-members $43 INFO: Presented by the Ford Motor Company San Francisco’s Third Eye Blind is an alternative rock band that rose to fame in the ‘90s. They continue to tour widely and ... Read More »

There’s Something in the Attic


BY Michael Casper Back in 1950, aspiring actors would come to the actual attic in the Cloak Family home on North Union Street in Appleton, Wisconsin to take acting lessons from Zoe Cloak. Since then the Attic Theater has presented hundreds of performances in venues from church basements to Lawrence University, and UW Fox Valley Communication Arts Center. Stacy Parish ... Read More »

Burning Cow Music Festival


BY Taylor Hale Wisconsinites looking for summer fun won’t have to drive all the way to Burning Man in Nevada to see a gigantic, wooden effigy burned to ashes. Burning Cow Music Festival, held in Door County, is Wisconsin’s very own rendition of the sculpture torching night of music and art. The three-day camping and music festival, which starts July ... Read More »

Dump Trump!


The only way to stop Hillary Clinton is to Dump Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. By Rohn Bishop</p. If Republicans had nominated a governor or a senator with a center-right governing philosophy, the Republican nominee would be leading the morally bankrupt former First Lady, a known liar, who is under an FBI investigation for how she handled ... Read More »

As a Proud Republican; I will not be voting for Donald Trump


By Rohn Bishop I’ve always supported the Republican nominee for President, even when the candidate was far from my favorite. Bob Dole and John McCain come to mind; but at least Dole and McCain were decent people from within the mainstream of Republicanism, although they were way more moderate than I would’ve preferred. However, when it comes to Donald Trump, ... Read More »

Gun Debate Free Zone


By Tony Palmeri How much gun violence needs to occur in northeast Wisconsin before the mainstream media forces meaningful debate about the issue? Public officials openly sweep the matter under the rug, as in this statement from Governor Scott Walker after 18-year-old Jakob Wagner opened fire at Antigo High School and was then himself shot and killed by police: "It's ... Read More »

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