Grand Opera House

Author: Erika Hearden

On Stage: Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

Just in time for Halloween, The Weidner Center for the Performing Arts on the UW-Green Bay campus will host a one-night production of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” on October 26.  This stage adaptation by Aquila Theatre Company celebrates the 200th anniversary of Shelley’s chilling 1818 novel. Aquila Theatre Company is based in New York and is READ MORE

Sequential Killers: The Victorian Terror

Hearthstone Historic House Museum in Appleton is hosting a not-so-typical haunted house every Friday in October, with continuous one-hour presentations from 6 to 9 p.m. Haunted Hearthstone will provide a theatrical glimpse into the 19th century beginnings of serial murder investigations.  Performances will feature notorious murderers Jack the Ripper, H.H. Holmes, Sweeney Todd, The Bloody READ MORE

Uncovering the Artist in You: Crafty Cravings

Looking for something new to do with the family or group of friends? Sick of just sitting at home watching movies or playing games? Why don’t you try a craft night out creating something really cool? In the Fox Cities, there are lots of different ways to try something new and create amazing art. In READ MORE

Snooze at the Zoo

The Oshkosh Parks Department will host their annual Snooze at the Zoo event on September 8 and 9. The family-friendly event allows attendees to camp out under the stars at the Menominee Park Zoo in Oshkosh with all of their favorite animals.   “This event is unique to sleep overnight at the zoo,” says Special READ MORE

Manhole Cover Madness

Future Neenah will be hosting Manhole Cover Madness, a first-time event for the whole community on Saturday, September 8, under the Winneconne Avenue overpass across from Washington Park in Neenah. This new event is a celebration of Neenah’s iconic manhole covers that are seen on streets around the world.  The event kicks off with a READ MORE

Uncovering the Artist in You: Introduction

Have you ever wanted to try something artistic, but art isn’t exactly your calling? Art is a very important part of how we express ourselves. Art isn’t one-dimensional; there is a whole lot of artistic exploring to do. In my opinion, you don’t need to be an artist to explore artistic expression. It’s about creating READ MORE

Sonja Oldenburg

Raised in a creative family, Sonja Oldenburg was introduced to the arts by her parents while growing up in Oshkosh. She was supplied with the tools to make art since she could hold a pencil. Although it was mostly scribbles at first, this was the start of Oldenburg’s art journey.  Now living in Menasha, Oldenburg READ MORE

Interior Mural Inspiration 

Customize your space with a statement-making wall mural  Paul Schroeder, owner of Schroeder Carpentry Inc. of Greenville, not only works with muralists in his business, but he is also the proud owner of a mural in his own home. The mural depicts the farm Schroeder lived on as a child in Greenville and features a READ MORE

Cool Summer 

Chill out this month with frozen treats and icy delights August is often one of the steamiest months of the year. With temperatures well into the 80s, 90s and beyond, sometimes the only way to cool off is with an ice cold popsicle, drippy ice cream cone or fruity blended drink. Embrace the heat this READ MORE