WHAT: 80’s Night with The Smithereens and Martha Davis & the Motels In support of the music and the mission of 91.1 The Avenue Presented by 91.1 The Avenue WHERE: Meyer Theater, Green Bay WI WHEN: 7 PM Sunday, April 10, 2016 COST: $50 General Admission, $100 Front Five Rows and Grand Tier INFO: www.officialsmithereens.com/ www.meyertheatre.org/ www.avenueradio.ticketspice.com/80s-night BY Jane Spietz ... Read More »
Category Archives: Fond du Lac
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (October 19, 2016) – The Osthoff Resort, on the pristine shores of Elkhart Lake, ...
BY George Halas As the Beatles sang, “It was 25 years ago today Bob and Nate got the band to play.” ...
BY Blaine Schultz Mark Hillstrom has worn many hats over the years. You may recognize him behind the...
BY George Halas On Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Lawrence University Chapel, Peridot a...
BY Ben Rodgers Green Bay Fear is back this year at 1050 Bond St. in Green Bay scaring those brave en...
BY Michael Casper The THELMA is hosting another incredible artist this month when Albert Cummings paints the night air blue with his electric guitar and vocals. When he bends his first note Friday night, March 11th, you won’t believe he’s made his living most his life as a carpenter. Search YouTube for his version of Gertrude “Ma” Rainey’s “Barrel House ... Read More »
BY Michael Casper Comedian Paul Reiser has returned to where it all began for him, performing stand-up comedy. Between when he first began in the late-70’s, and now, by the standards of anyone in show business, he’s put together an enviable body of work. In 1982, by happy coincidence he landed a role in Barry Levinson’s film “Diner,” which led ... Read More »
BY Marianne Walker “We participate in the arts — whether as consumers or as practitioners ourselves because of a basic human need for inspiration, delight, joy,” writes Ben Cameron, formerly of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and the Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust and current president of two arts foundations based in Minnesota. “The arts allow us to relax, to ... Read More »
BY Steve Lonsway This month we will be focusing on the iconic flagship beer of Samuel Adams, their rich, balanced and complex Boston Lager. When determining what beer to write about, we take into account several criteria; A) we want to know its good before spending the money and time on it (plus it makes for more enjoyable reading when ... Read More »
BY Michael Casper Austin Ashley moved to Wisconsin in 2000 having dabbled in coffee roasting, cheesemaking, canning...and brewing beer and soda of all kinds. In 2003 he began making test batches of ginger beer, a favorite of his wife Hallie’s. Test after test, family member after family member tasted, judged, and gave critique. He tried many different flavors. “There were ... Read More »
BY Joshua Grover-David Patterson Part 1: From Humble Beginnings… In 1991, Robert Rodriguez scraped together seven thousand dollars, partially by submitting himself to medical testing, and made “El Mariachi,” his first feature. It went to multiple major film festivals and was picked up by Columbia Pictures, launching a career that continues to this day. In 1993, author Joe Queenan heard ... Read More »
For 55 years now, Iola has been celebrating the cold and snow! The Queen of the Snows will be named at 3 p.m. Saturday, February 6, during the Norwegian Lutefisk Supper and Craft Show at the Iola-Scandinavia High School. The 2016 court includes Emily Bauer, Hana Buttles, Courtney Moen, Megan Thulien, Karly Honken and Kali Finch. All six princesses are ... Read More »
Proceeds support EAA AirVenture Museum’s year-round education programming Beverages from around the world accompanied by fine food and music highlight this year’s edition of EAA’s popular “Hops & Props” tasting fundraiser on Saturday, March 5, from 7-10 p.m. at the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. This is one of Wisconsin’s premier events for beer connoisseurs. Proceeds support EAA’s education programs. ... Read More »
BY Michael Casper Only in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin will you find a celebration of a prehistoric fish that involves ice sailing and kiting competitions, fat tire bike racing, fireworks, ice bowling, music, food, and beverages...and a chili crawl! This is actually the 1st Annual Sturgeon Spectacular. Last year the WISSA 2015, which was World Ice and Snow Sailing Competition ... Read More »