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Archives: February 2018

2018 Sidewalk Poetry Program Accepting Submissions

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The City of Appleton’s Department of Public Works is accepting submissions in its annual sidewalk poetry program. Five poems by Appleton residents will be selected for stamping in sidewalks throughout the city in 2018. Sidewalk poetry is stamped in sidewalks on city-owned property and public sidewalks in neighborhoods throughout Appleton. The program, now in its READ MORE

African Heritage, Inc. Hosts Black History Celebration

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On February 17, African Heritage, Inc. will host its 20th annual Fox Cities community black history program event, which promotes unity through culturally focused speakers, presentations and food. “African Heritage, Inc. is also this year celebrating their 20th anniversary. Created in 1998, … we’ve been doing the black history month [event] every year since then,” READ MORE

Five Not-to-Miss February Exhibits

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Make sure to check out these shows this month The Nostalgia Awakens Thru February 28 See a massive collection of original Star Wars action figures, spaceships and play sets made from 1978 to 1985. Items belong to local collector David Wentworth. Kimberly Public Library. 788-7515. Surface Archaic: Joshua Albers and Craig Clifford February 1-22 This READ MORE

February Must-See Music

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Three musical happenings to attend this month  Imagine: the Peace Concert February 10 Appleton Boychoir brings their message of friendship to the Chapel stage along with Japanese cellist Eru Matsumoto. Imagine dancers, narrators and music with a powerful message will make this spring concert a significant event, softening hearts one great song at a time. READ MORE

Exhibit Opening: Masterpieces of the Valley

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Masterpieces of the Valley, opening February 10 at The Paine Art Center and Gardens in Oshkosh, is an exhibit of artworks from the collections of the Paine and several regional institutions. The exhibit will include European and American paintings from the mid-19th through early 20th centuries, which is the period when founders Nathan and Jessie READ MORE

Cool Classes

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Tap into your creative side with these classes Artist’s Paintstik February 6 Learn different techniques to utilize the Artist’s Paintstik, an oil-based paint in a stick format that can be used on just about any surface making it perfect for painters, sewers and others. Go home with a completed wall hanging and pillow cover. 6-9pm. READ MORE

FOX CITIES EATS: CHICKEN AND WAFFLES

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I had my first opportunity to eat chicken and waffles for dinner 10 years ago on a business trip to Atlanta and immediately fell in love with the combination! Many of my friends and family cringed at first. “Chicken with waffles?!?” they said with that look I get too often. Well yes, chicken and waffles. READ MORE

Exhibit Opening: Broken Hearts 

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Celebrate the seedy side of love this Valentine’s Day at “Broken Hearts,” an art exhibition debuting February 1 at artlessBastard in De Pere. The show will present 2-D and 3-D works of art in all mediums, from painting to mixed media to drawing. Themes will revolve around love lost, found and abandoned; young love and READ MORE