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Caffeine Fix: Brewed Awakenings

Posted on Jan. 7, 2019 by Kate Youdell

In my first post, I wrote about the merits of Seth’s Coffee and Seth’s Drive Thru, best for when you need coffee in five minutes or less, or if you have a car and feel like venturing off campus. For those of us who don’t have a car and often search for an excuse to READ MORE

Listening Party

Must see music this season Jazz at the Trout: Katie Ernst January 17 Jazz at The Trout Season IX celebrates “Women do Jazz,” featuring the virtuosity and versatility of the women of jazz throughout the season. Opening performance, 6:30pm. Concert at 7:30pm. The Trout Museum of Art, Appleton. 733-4089. Kathy Mattea January 19 Grammy Award-winning READ MORE

Dance & Performance

Explore the art of movement at these events Nina Martin and Shelley Senter February 18 These two formidable and renowned dance artists who have collaborated together as part of Lower Left Performance Collective for over two decades will share their powerful presence. 7pm. Warch Campus Center at Lawrence University, Appleton. 832-6749. Ragamala Dance Company’s Sacred READ MORE

Exhibit Focus: Menominee Clans Story

A new longterm exhibit on the Menominee Clans Story is coming to the Oshkosh Public Museum’s Winnebago Room this spring. The exhibit features more than 30 meticulously hand-carved and painted wood figures created by Menominee elder and traditional craftsman James Frechette Jr. The figures, which stand between 12 and 20 inches high, and the setting READ MORE

Nature & Outdoors

Don’t let winter temps keep you cooped up indoors Moonlight Ski and Snowshoe January 18 Enjoy a one mile snowshoe or 1.5 mile ski trail illuminated by moonlight and hot chocolate after your hike! No registration required. 5-8pm. Gordon Bubolz Nature Preserve, Appleton 731-6041. Candlelight Snowshoe Hike January 19 Come out to snowshoe under the READ MORE

De Pere Public Art

De Pere residents and visitors may have noticed that downtown got a little more colorful recently. Five murals were completed this summer as part of Definitely De Pere’s Downtown De Pere Mural Project. The project’s goal is to create public art that celebrates the city’s history, reflects its current culture or points to its future READ MORE

The Place We Call Home

Four limestone columns were salvaged from the former First National Bank building on Main Street in downtown Menasha before it was demolished in 2014. The century-old columns have been repurposed at a waterfront park on Menasha’s Mill Street. Tom Lange took this photo of the park on New Year’s night in 2018 as the much-touted Super READ MORE

Good Viewing

Two films and a natural wonder offer a visual delight  The War to be Her  December 19  In Waziristan, Pakistan, Maria Toorpakai defies the Taliban and disguises herself as a boy so she can play sports. But when she becomes a rising star, her true identity is revealed and death threats force Maria to leave READ MORE

Five Must-See Exhibits 

Storytellers: Wisconsin First Nations Portraits Thru December 16 This exhibit features photographs of tribal leaders who were featured in Wisconsin Public Television’s Tribal Histories project. These leaders were recorded in the regions that native people have called home for centuries, the programs feature rich retellings of the challenges, triumphs and time-honored traditions that have shaped READ MORE