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Oshkosh Public Museum Be the Dinosaur Exhibit Opening!

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The annual Deck the Halls holiday experience at the Oshkosh Public Museum has truly become a community event. In staying true to its mission, the Museum provided free admission to 526 children under age 18 during this exhibition and over 1,500 adults took advantage of the reduced admission rate. In addition, over 200 local students and caregivers visited as part ... Read More »

Postcard From Milwaukee

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BY Blaine Schultz Sure it would be possible to grab four equally diverse musical acts based in Milwaukee, but the fact they all have recently released albums demonstrates the ongoing vitality of folks who have been at it for decades. If the quote/unquote music biz has become as harsh and cold as this Wisconsin winter, check out these releases and ... Read More »

The Exhilaration of Ice Boating

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BY Michael Mentzer A cluster of iceboating enthusiasts gathered in chairs in a square formed by several tables inside the Fond du Lac Yacht Club on a snowy, windswept January night a few weeks ago along the Lake Winnebago shoreline near the harbor lighthouse. The Fond du Lac Ice Yachters organization, with a core of 20 members or so, has ... Read More »

Miss Molly to Release “SNOW” in time for Spring

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BY George Halas There is a rich treasure trove of original music being created in the Fox Cities and some of it fits into pre-existing categories like rock, jazz, country, pop, alt-rock, alt-country, etc. Then there is Miss Molly. The Menasha-based duo, comprised of keyboardist Molly Conrad and guitarist Michael Theroux, incorporates so many different and appealing elements into their ... Read More »

Peridot Releases “LONELY WORK” with 91.1 the Avenue

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BY George Halas ”Loving you is lonely work. I could use a friend.” For months, Trevor Jarvis sat with this line before approaching Appleton native Hillary Reynolds to help develop the song into a duet.  Now, a year later, Peridot has released “Lonely Work” as their first single with 91.1 The Avenue.  Peridot is a re-imagining of the Hillary Reynolds ... Read More »

FOXY FINDS

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by Jean Detjen | Artful Living Illuminate your world with this repurposed globe pendant light fixture by Creative Touch Designs, Menasha. $35. Truly a one-of-a-kind conversation piece! Creative Touch Designs refurbishes old furniture and found items into something unique and beautiful for your home or work space. These eco-friendly Urban Junket handbags bring out the best in both form and ... Read More »

Hot Plants for 2016

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BY Rob Zimmer It may be the middle of winter, but for gardeners, this is the most exciting time of year. New garden and seed catalogs are arriving, and the dreams and fantasies of gardeners everywhere begin to take flower. Gardening conferences, along with home and garden trade shows are in full swing, all preparing us for a year of ... Read More »

“Monkey in the Middle”

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Unique Autobiography of Comedian/Radio Personality Features Bad Luck, Bikers and a Childhood Best Friend Who Committed TWO Bank Robberies. No Joke! Whatever “normal” is, long time nationally touring comedian Dobie Maxwell isn’t it. His life is an amazing story of constant turmoil. Dobie has an incredible talent for being in the proverbial “wrong place at the wrong time”…ALL the time ... Read More »

‘TWITTER SHMITTER’

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BY Dobie Maxwell There comes a point when I think it’s acceptable to ask just how much technology do we really need? I think that point is now. I can’t speak for anyone else, but I’ve been deeply over my head with all of it for several years now. Five year old kids can run circles around me, and I ... Read More »

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes

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WHAT: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes WHERE: Turner Hall Ballroom WHEN: 8 PM Sun, March 6, 2016 COST: $29.50 INFO: www.pabsttheater.org/show/southsidejohnny2016 www.southsidejohnny.com BY Jane Spietz Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes have been rockin’ the Jersey Shore music scene since the mid-‘70s. Although band members have come and gone, their horn-backed brand of soul-stirring rock ‘n’ roll, blues, and ... Read More »

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