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It’s a wonderful life

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By Tom Smith This month I would like to start with a big welcome for the year 2014. I can’t believe it’s the year 2014 already, well almost, as I write this. What do I think of this 2014 thing? Disappointment. I was planning to have lived on the Moon for 15 years already. On the bright side, Green Bay ... Read More »

Ice Hockey in Green Bay

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It ain’t baseball, but... First in a series of articles about Green Bay Ice Hockey et me count the differences between baseball and hockey … one is played on ice. Enough said, right? Well actually no. For the purpose of my next set of articles I guess I need to explain myself. You see I think that baseball is by ... Read More »

Rock of Ages: The Sunset Strip

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The entire action of the musical “Rock of Ages” happens in a place called the Sunset Strip. The very name “Sunset Strip” sounds exciting, and romantic. Is this a real place, and if so, just where is the Sunset Strip? There is a mile and half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California. It extends from West Hollywood’s eastern border ... Read More »

Boxkar: Spreading the word on Wisconsin original music

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By Kay Halbrook Boxkar’s fully-loaded rock sound isn’t a happy accident. It might be easy to start a band, but it takes talent, smarts and lots of hard work to keep growing as a musical group for more than 10 years. Talking with Chris Szebeni, you get the impression that those years have taught him lessons that he is turning ... Read More »

Ode to a Green Bay Winter — Not!

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By Denis Gullickson Old Man Winter came crashing down on us this year — early, often and without much mercy. “Coldest early-December temperatures in sixteen years” says everything you need to know about the action out of the starting gate. This column is penned while burrowed in at a cottage in Northern Wisconsin, a birch-wood fire blazing, fluffy snowflakes cascading ... Read More »

Rock of Ages brings L.A.’s Strip to Titletown

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By A.C. Kruse-Ross If you’ve ever had terror induced during your morning hygiene ritual when the last sticky bits of aerosol goodness cough themselves from the can of Aqua Net before you’ve finished your teasing your hair — gone to blows with a roommate, sibling or stranger for retribution over the state in which they returned your eyeliner — potentially ... Read More »

Returning to the Meyer: The Lone Bellow

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In June, the Brooklyn-based Lone Bellow visited Green Bay while on tour with Brandi Carlile. Come Jan. 22, the band returns, this time as headliners, to bring their county-infused sounds to the Meyer Theatre. Supporting the band for this Near Water Concert Series Event will be Count This Penny. We at Scene were fortunate enough to catch up with Lone ... Read More »

Management for Women, Inc. to host luncheon with Downtown Inc.’s Mirkes

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Jeff Mirkes, Executive Director of Downtown Green Bay, Inc. and Olde Main Street, Inc. will share details of the Downtown Green Bay Development initiatives.  The presentation covers how downtown special events play a significant role in creating an environment attractive to residential and corporate confidence in the downtown area.  The presentation also offers a brief look back at how efforts during the ... Read More »

Well, I’ve never been to Spain

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By Carol Doberstein In 1971, the music group “Three Dog Night” sang this hit song “Never Been to Spain.” I always could relate to that song, as I have never been to Spain either. However, in September of 2014, I am planning a Grand Tour of Spain group tour. My interest in Spain piqued when I saw a story on ... Read More »

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