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Fox Cities Amplified: FEATherWOLF

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As I sat and anxiously awaited the arrival of acoustic duo FEATherWOLF, I drank a hard cider at the bar of Cena on College Avenue. The two would be performing there after our interview. Singer/song writer Sam Luna arrived before his partner, singer/songwriter Shaun Marie Krueger, giving me a warm hug as he walked in READ MORE

Intern Intro: Michaela

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Name: Michaela Branagan Age: 25    Hometown: Appleton Tell us about your background: I’ve lived in Appleton since birth and graduated from Appleton West High School. After high school, I attended the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley for a few years and am just short of receiving my associate degree. While I was at UW-Fox, I reported for READ MORE

Intern Intro: Cody

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Meet Cody, our newest editorial intern with an appreciation for bagels, saxophones and the ozone layer.  Name: Cody Wiesner Age: 20 Hometown: Black River Falls, WI School Attending/Graduated from and year: UW Oshkosh, 2020 Tell us about your background: This fall marks my first semester of studying English and journalism at UW-Oshkosh, and I also READ MORE

September Artist Spotlight (cont.)

Posted on Sep. 1, 2017 by Dan Meyer
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This is a continuation of September’s Artist Spotlight on Kathy Boettcher. The first section of the spotlight can be found in our printed issue.   When some artists set out to create their next masterpiece, they stick to one idea with unshakeable determination, chiseling away at each aspect of the piece like the old masters READ MORE

What does the Fox say? Trucking in the Valley

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Outside of Wisconsin, a large slice of America may think that the spaces between Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay are populated by cows. Inside state lines, many Wisconsinites know that those same spaces are filled with another beast: semi-trailers, or “semis.” Last year, there were roughly 4.65 dairy cows to every registered semi-trailer in the READ MORE

Carrie Rodriguez: Rural Meets Ranchera

Self described "half-gringa, half-Chicana, fiddle-playing [Carrie] Rodriguez" melts a fierce fiddle into a honeyed voice throughout her eight solo albums, including 2016's release, "Lola."| Photo courtesy of Thrasher Opera House

Biculturalism is to Carrie Rodriguez as bluebonnets are to Texas — pervasive and rich. The singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas mixes and matches the nimble fiddle of her home state with the ranchero influences of her father’s side of the family. But the fiddle isn’t the typical Latin musician’s instrument of choice, a fact made clear READ MORE

Breaking Barriers: Women in Space

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Astronaut Janet Kavandi has spent 33 days, 20 hours and eight minutes in space, and one hour discussing that experience at the Experimental Aviation Association’s (EAA) AirVenture. On Thursday, July 17, Kavandi spoke on AirVenture’s five-pronged panel “Women in Space: Redefining Glamour.” She was joined by four other women dedicated to space and aeronautics, including READ MORE

August Artist Spotlight (cont.)

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017 by Dan Meyer
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This is the second part of August’s Artist Spotlight with Len Borruso. The first part is printed in our August issue. Len Borruso is no stranger to the world of filmmaking, but that doesn’t mean he’s never surprised by anything he encounters. Since moving to Appleton, Borruso has had to change his style of collaboration READ MORE