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Ebony and Avery

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BY Tony Palmeri Like large numbers of Netflix subscribers, I binge watched Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos’ “Making a Murderer.” Before watching the series, my knowledge of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey was similar to most Wisconsinites: I knew that Avery spent 18 years in jail for a crime the Innocence Project proved he did not commit, got released with ... Read More »

Mercy Grand Cru – Ale Asylum

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BY Steve Lonsway This month’s beer report was derived from a recent purchase at our local beer outlet. The brew team of Stone Arch Brew House are hopheads at heart so we wanted to focus on more of a malty brew for this article. To get off our normally beaten path a bit, we chose to go with a Belgian-style ... Read More »

Three Dog Night

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WHAT: Three Dog Night WHERE: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: Friday, February 5, 2015 8 PM COST: $45.50, $55.50 INFO: www.pabsttheater.org/show/threedognight2015 threedognight.com BY Jane Spietz Iconic rock band Three Dog Night (TDN) continues to entertain in its fourth decade of performing. It achieved more top 10 hits and sold more concert tickets and records than any other group from 1969 through ... Read More »

Gobblefest 2015 Celebrating While Sharing

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BY Jennifer Holzmann Gobblefest marks seventeen years of Thanksgiving sharing, Wednesday, November 25th at The Shack in Fond du Lac. “Seventeen years of rockin’ bands and giving back to Fond du Lac,” says event organizer and 96-1 WTCX general manager, Terry Davis, “close to $70,000 has been raised and contributed to local causes including the Relay for Life Cancer benefit. ... Read More »

Blue Whisper Makes a Strong, Uplifting Statement

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BY George Halas One of the most pleasant surprises and highlights of the 2011 Fox Jazz Festival was the appearance of The Amina Figarova Sextet. The ensemble’s stellar performance, showcasing her soaring compositions and piano virtuosity, earned them a growing legion of fans in the Fox Cities. Her latest release, “Blue Whisper,” arguably the best in a series of consistently ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Stuffing…on the Side

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BY Trish Derge This dish is so yummy, it’s a shame it’s only thought of once a year while your bird is thawing. My aunt Francine passed this one along to me some years back. You can prep it the day before whatever meal you’re making, and keep it in the fridge overnight! Ingredients: 1 lb. of a dense white ... Read More »

Short Takes

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BY Tony Palmeri For October let’s have a few short takes on a bunch of important media action that didn’t seem to get much play in the northeast Wisconsin press. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Editorial Board Comes to Life: If you read the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, you know that their editorials can usually be placed somewhere between hollow and horrific on ... Read More »

Bergstrom-Mahle Museum of Glass

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BY Jan Mirenda Smith and Jennifer Stevenson Lyrical movement, dynamic design and brilliant color, come together with age old processes in the exhibit, Transcending Time: a Survey of Works in Glass by Italian Maestro Lino Tagliapietra October 8 through February 14 at Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass in Neenah. Lino, as he is affectionately known, is among the most admired and ... Read More »

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