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Big Band Reunion 25th Anniversary Concert

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BY George Halas As the Beatles sang, “It was 25 years ago today Bob and Nate got the band to play.” On Tuesday, October 25th from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Frank’s Pizza Palace on College Avenue in Appleton, under the direction of current co-leaders Ken Skitch and Marty Robinson, The Big Band Reunion will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the group with ... Read More »

Mark Hillstrom – From the Mountain You can See the Hills

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BY Blaine Schultz Mark Hillstrom has worn many hats over the years. You may recognize him behind the counter at The Exclusive Company, as label boss of Erosion Records (whose roster includes Beekler and the Die Kreuzen Tribute Lean Into It) or as a musician in one of his bands over the years. In 2002, Hillstrom released the ep In ... Read More »

Great Concert for a Great Cause

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BY George Halas On Saturday, October 29th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Lawrence University Chapel, Peridot and The Fox Valley Symphony will join forces to stage a benefit concert for The Trina Foundation in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Peridot is led by Appleton native and multi-instrumentalist-vocalist Hillary Reynolds and cellist-guitarist-vocalist Trevor Jarvis and includes guitarist Marton Bisits and ... Read More »

Something to Fear

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BY Ben Rodgers Green Bay Fear is back this year at 1050 Bond St. in Green Bay scaring those brave enough to attend with a full-evening’s slate of attractions. Green Bay Fear is open from 7 to 10 p.m. every Thursday in October and from 7 to 11 p.m. Every Friday and Saturday in October. The event features four main ... Read More »

Gobblefest 2016 Celebrating While Giving

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BY Jennie Holzmann Gobblefest marks eighteen years of Thanksgiving sharing, Wednesday, November 23rd at The Shack in Fond du Lac. “Eighteen years of rockin’ bands and giving back to Fond du Lac,” proclaims event organizer Terry Davis, “close to $80,000 has been raised and contributed to local causes including the Relay for Life Cancer benefit. Thanksgiving has always been about ... Read More »

A Night of Culinary Disruption

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November 4th and 5th come see Old Fort Howard Square transform into a bold and imaginative Steampunk dinner extraordinaire! Encourage your senses to run freely, your imagination to take you to new heights, and your passion to ignite through food, magic, fire, music, and camaraderie! Your menu is a collaboration of FOUR remarkable Chefs creating a unique, two-night exclusive menu.  Chef ... Read More »

Gigging with Cool Waters

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BY Ben Rogers It didn’t happen by accident. Instead it took more than 20 years, countless gigs, burning out, breaking apart and coming together again. The Cool Waters Band playing today inherently isn’t the same as it was 15 years ago. Well, technically speaking, there are a few of the same members, same instruments and a handful of the same ... Read More »

THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA 13th Annual “Christmas Rocks! Tour” Sat., Nov. 12 Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

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The 13th Annual Brian Setzer Orchestra “Christmas Rocks” tour presented by SiriusXM will kick off Saturday, November 12 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra will perform music off their latest Christmas album, Rockin’ Rudolph, plus music off their three previous best-selling holiday albums and ... Read More »

The Appleton Boychoir Brings Back “The Golden Age of Radio.”

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The Appleton Boychoir will kick off their 2016-17 Season with “The Golden Age of Radio” on Saturday, October 22, at 4 pm in the Lawrence Memorial Chapel. Join the Appleton Boychoir, along with special guest, Tony Palermo, as they transport you back to the 1930’s and 1940’s with THE GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO.  Model-A Ford’s were in the streets…the Great ... Read More »

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