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Archives: August 2012

AIGA in the Fox Cities: [ INsight ] Kimberly-Clark, an INitiative Event

Amanda Blaha

This Thursday, August 16, the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) will host its first Northeast Wisconsin gathering: [ INsight ] Kimberly-Clark, an INitiative Event. Amanda Blaha (pictured), AIGA Wisconsin Communications Chair and designer at Green Bay’s Paper Converting Machine Company, gives us the lowdown on the professional design association’s arrival in the Fox Cities. READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

Wooster mural

An unusual restroom ribbon-cutting, a pop-up gallery, street art and a big break are all in this week’s round-up… Take a look at what NYC-based Wooster Collective is doing in Sheboygan. Kiplinger ranks Appleton the 6th best city in which to raise a family. We are also the 16th best city to be a kid READ MORE

Marina’s Goodbye

Marina

Marina reflects on her stint as an FCM editorial intern before heading back to class in Madison… Summer took a turn for the less sunny when I realized I was going to have to leave my beloved Madison behind for three months and return to a land of reasonable rent prices (my childhood bedroom). To READ MORE

Weekly Round-Up

Dessert cups

Art + alcohol, a community flash mob, a very happy husky and lots more in this week’s round-up. Decipher your dreams at Appleton Public Library on August 7. Art and alcohol collide at Jim’s Place on August 6 for Blushstrokes. Take a backstage tour, sample theatrical-inspired drinks and learn professional stage make-up techniques at the READ MORE