Category Archives: Green Bay – DePere

Disney On Ice brings passport to adventure to Green Bay


By Morgan Bongard Once again, Disney on Ice brings its magical and colorful ice-skating show to Green Bay. Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie as they travel to four magical destinations all in one fun-filled ice production! Passport to Adventure will take audiences on a sightseeing tour of the imagination with all of the favorite Disney characters, including The Lion King, ... Read More »

Why Iceland?


By Carol Doberstein With our cold and snowy Wisconsin winter why would I be dreaming and thinking about traveling to Iceland? We’ve had bitter cold days and over a foot of snow from two different snowstorms, so why is all my attention on Iceland and not on some warm and sunny tropical island? As I look up the temperature in ... Read More »

Local Venue Focus: Frets & Friends


The ongoing goal of this column is to boost interest in local music. This month, the focus is on a fantastic club on Green Bay’s northeast side, Frets & Friends. Trevor Commons and Henry Gille have done the improbable. Shortly after popular Green Bay venue IQ’s closed its doors in early 2012, the whisperers began a-whisperin’: “Is it true IQ’s ... Read More »

Chris Botti: My Funny Valentine


By A.C. Kruse-Ross The list of performers that he’s worked with is nearly endless and reads like a who’s who of music industry talent. Chris Botti has lent his trumpeting talents to Sinatra, Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin and Sting. The once go-to session player sought out by music’s finest has produced an impressive solo recording career of his own including ... Read More »

NFL Predictions revisited Problems with Peyton


By Tom Smith I was so excited to write this column last Sunday until the New England Patriots laid a giant egg against the Denver Broncos that was sufficiently sized to make a Denver omelet that could feed the entire city of Denver. In my football season preview column in the September issue of the Scene I had predicted a ... Read More »

The Road to Wrestlemania 30 Leads Through Green Bay


By Tom Smith WWE Monday Night Raw is returning to Green Bay’s Resch Center on February 24, 2014. This is a stop on the road to Wrestlemania 30, which takes place in New Orleans on Sunday April 6, 2014. One of the WWE’s rising stars, Big E. Langston, took the time to speak with SCENE via telephone about his career ... Read More »

A story of brave women


By Donna Fischer Imagine the sense of betrayal a woman might feel if the government had denied the years of courageous service she and her fellow pilots put in during wartime. How would it feel to be resented and told by her male counterparts that she was inept? These things happened during World War II when the government turned to ... Read More »

Cheer and doting with Martina


By Lemmy Thru December 19, 2013, on assignment for Scene, I went to my first pop-country concert: Martina McBride’s “The Joy of Christmas.” I checked, and Martina is not related to actor Danny McBride. In fact, McBride is not her real last name; I’m guessing she chose it for the alliteration, and maybe to plant a marriage fantasy in the ... Read More »

Frank Caliendo returns to the Weidner Center


Bill Blumenreich Presents is pleased to announce Frank Caliendo, who will visit Green Bay at the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay campus on January 24, 2014 at 8pm. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale Friday, September 27 at 11 am, and can be purchased at all Ticket Star locations, by ... Read More »

Avoid winter hibernation


By Dr. Steve Hansen If you are like many people, you aren’t as active in the winter as you were in the spring and summer. I get it! It’s not a pleasant experience to go for a run in sub-freezing temperatures, and walking on snow and ice can be a tricky and dangerous proposition. But it’s not healthy for anyone ... Read More »

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