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Bike Week 2017

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A sampling of events celebrating Bike Week 2017. Poetry Ride May 13 Get a head start on Bike Week by joining Fox Cities Cycling Association to hear about the Public Works Poetry program and then a ride to see poetry locations around town. Casual pace ride for all ages and abilities. 1–2:30 p.m. Appleton Public READ MORE

Bazaar After Dark: Round Two

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Back by popular demand, Bazaar After Dark will be returning for a second time on April 29 for a night of offbeat art, intriguing performances and delicious food. The spring festival will be held on Second and Third Streets in downtown Kaukauna and will run from 5 to 10 p.m. Bazaar After Dark is a READ MORE

Mile of Music: The First 50

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Photography by Graham of Graham Images & Photography Mile of Music organizers announced “the First 50″ artists who will perform at this year’s festival, occurring August 3-6. The announcement took place April 20 during a special event at OuterEdge Stage in downtown Appleton. The original music festival showcases hundreds of artists with musical backgrounds from READ MORE

Stacks & Steeples

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Stacks & Steeples, a new original music series, is rooted in Green Bay’s history of blue collar work ethic and “drive to create something when we want it,” says Brian Simons, lead instigator of Stacks & Steeples and Brown County Library executive director. “If you look at Green Bay’s skyline, it’s smokestacks and church steeples,” READ MORE

Dance & Movement

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Be mesmerized by movement at these events. Spectrum Dance Theater February 10 Explore American tradition through ambitious, artistic movement. Founded in 1982, Spectrum Dance Theater is a modern dance company of the Pacific Northwest. 7:30pm. Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton. Shaolin Warriors: The Legend Continues March 9 In this theatrical production, Shaolin Warriors brings READ MORE

An Ode to the Arts: Let It Flow

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Art in the Fox Cities is something we take pride in here at FOX CITIES Magazine, and it has really evolved beyond just your average gallery or museum. From Mile of Music to The Artery, local creators are using their art to celebrate Midwestern culture in contemporary styles. I’m excited to be featuring recent art READ MORE

Let It Flow Art Exhibit

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Visual art and original music will collide at Let It Flow, a limited-run art exhibit at Rock Garden Studio in Appleton’s historic Edison Center. From digital art and photography to painting and sculpture, the exhibit will feature works created by more than 25 local artists as well as several visiting pieces from artists in the READ MORE

Out of the Darkroom

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“Out of the Darkroom” is an exhibit which features photographic works by 10 Lawrence University students, ranging from tableau and portraiture to landscape and still life photos. Lucy Bowman, a 2015 Lawrence alumna, helped the university secure a grant from The Reva and David Logan Foundation which allowed students to fully utilize the darkroom facilities. READ MORE

Coffee 101 with Timshel Cafe

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Coffee is an art form that comes with many choices. Single origin or blend? Dark roast or light? Drip or French press? Learn how to pour the perfect cup of coffee with the experts from Timshel Café at the Neenah Public Library on December 14. Become a connoisseur of the pour-over method as you learn READ MORE

A Historic Holiday: 5 Old-Time Events

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Step back in time with these history-infused happenings. Deck the Halls Experience the historic Sawyer home decorated in its holiday splendor. The life-size Christmas Village exhibit windows will delight with a wonderful display of festive holiday decor, and the center will showcase the incredible “Biggest Little Show” wooden toy circus made in the 1940s. Nov 19-Dec READ MORE