Category Archives: Oshkosh



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 »

“Monkey in the Middle”


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 »

The 18th Senate District and the Fight for Control of the Senate


BY ROHN W. BISHOP Late in 2015 State Senator Rick Gudex announced he would not be seeking another term as a state senator. This was disappointing news because Rick Gudex is a unique politician. Coming from a blue collar private sector manufacturing background, Gudex understood the plight of regular middle class Wisconsites, unlike much of the political class who float ... Read More »

Right-Wing Nut


BY Robert E. Meyer Donald Trump is far from my ideal of the perfect, or even the prototype of a strongly endorsable candidate. Yet one cannot help but marvel at Trump’s staying power since last summer, particularly when we consider that just less than a year ago Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was a presidential front runner. We will know after ... Read More »



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


WHAT: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes WHERE: Turner Hall Ballroom WHEN: 8 PM Sun, March 6, 2016 COST: $29.50 INFO: 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 »

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra Presents All That’s Grand


The Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Patrick Miles, presents its third concert of the season program on Saturday, February 20th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m. Continuing the celebration of the CWSO’s new grand piano, Dr. Molly Roseman, professor of piano at UW-Stevens Point will perform Maurice Ravel’s “Concerto for Piano in ... Read More »

Dracula – Brought Back to Life!


BY Patrick Mares On a Tuesday night, February 2nd L.A. Theaterworks will be bringing a radio play rendition of Brahm Stoker’s Dracula to the Weidner Center. Much like the old-is-new growth in podcast audio fiction, L.A. Theaterworks brings literary audio to millions of listeners. Their productions are broadcast across the English speaking world, and even play daily on the radio ... Read More »

Bravissimo to A’Bravo


By Patrick Mares I blew into A' Bravo on a cold and blustery winter night. The atmosphere in the establishment was a nice counterpart to the wind outside. While the weather may have kept some folks home, there were a few of we hearty souls providing a nice background buzz. As a dangerously smooth spiced hot buttered rum warmed me ... Read More »

Dirty Deuce in Concert at Déjà vu Martini Lounge – Sat. Jan. 23

(l to r, Jamey Clark, drums; "Reverend" Rob Atwood, guitars/vocals; Zach Vogel, bass)

"Dirty Deuce has been bringing their rough-edged brand of soulful blues to stages throughout Door County for more than a decade, proving their band to be much more than a hobby". –DOORCOUNTYPULSE.TV Wisconsin rockers Dirty Deuce bring their unique blend of rock and blues to Appleton, where they'll perform in concert at swanky Deja Vu Martini Lounge, 519 W. College ... Read More »

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