Category Archives: Fond du Lac

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra Presents All That’s Grand


The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Patrick Miles, presents its third concert of the season program on Saturday, February 20th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m. Continuing the celebration of the CWSO’s new grand piano, Dr. Molly Roseman, professor of piano at UW-Stevens Point will perform Maurice Ravel’s “Concerto for Piano in ... Read More »

Bravissimo to A’Bravo


By Patrick Mares I blew into A' Bravo on a cold and blustery winter night. The atmosphere in the establishment was a nice counterpart to the wind outside. While the weather may have kept some folks home, there were a few of we hearty souls providing a nice background buzz. As a dangerously smooth spiced hot buttered rum warmed me ... Read More »

Dracula – Brought Back to Life!


BY Patrick Mares On a Tuesday night, February 2nd L.A. Theaterworks will be bringing a radio play rendition of Brahm Stoker’s Dracula to the Weidner Center. Much like the old-is-new growth in podcast audio fiction, L.A. Theaterworks brings literary audio to millions of listeners. Their productions are broadcast across the English speaking world, and even play daily on the radio ... Read More »

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


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 »

Fond du Lac is “Around the Corner!”


BY Michael Casper Actor/Comedian/TV Host John McGivern brought his MPTV crew to Fond du Lac last May to film what is the fifth season of Around the Corner. McGivern said he’s been lobbying for the show to highlight our fair area for some time now. “We do thirteen episodes a year,” McGiven said “and when we plan where we’re going, ... Read More »

Three Dog Night


WHAT: Three Dog Night WHERE: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: Friday, February 5, 2015 8 PM COST: $45.50, $55.50 INFO: 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 »

Bringing the Garden Indoors


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


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 »



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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