Grand Opera House

Blog

“The Lion King” Returns

“The Lion King” will return to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center this month, making this the third time the show has been performed at the P.A.C. A popular show, the P.A.C.’s Director of Marketing and Communications Tricia Witt says she expects a full house every single night of the show’s three-week run. “Thousands of READ MORE

1st Annual Bubolz Brew Ski

The Bubolz Nature Preserve is hosting its 1st Annual Bubolz Brew Ski on February 15th. This event combines beautiful winter scenery with samples from local breweries, wineries and craft cocktails as well as entertainment inside “The Lodge,” Bubolz’s new environmental center. “The Brew Ski is the perfect winter happy hour,” says Bubolz Development Manager Nicci READ MORE

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