Category Archives: Green Bay – DePere



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: BY Jane Spietz ... Read More »

Paul Reiser Headlines the Meyer


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 »

Festival of the Arts, April 3rd at UWSP


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 »

Samuel Adams Boston Lager


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 »

The Little Festival That Could (Run for Fifteen Years)


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 »

Iola’s Winter Carnival is Feb. 6-7


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 »

Beverages from Around the World Highlight EAA’S HOPS & PROPS Fundraiser on March 5


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 »

Postcard From Milwaukee

Frogwater  - Wide Rivers (BSM) Photo by Deone Jahnke

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 »

Oshkosh Public Museum Be the Dinosaur Exhibit Opening!


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 »

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