Big Band Reunion to kick off season of free performances Tuesday

Beginning Tuesday, Big Band Reunion will perform free live music for the community every Tuesday through the end of May at Frank’s Pizza Palace. The musicians will play from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the restaurant, 815 W. College … Continue reading

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Tickets available for purchase starting Monday for Appleton Boychoir’s new season

Tickets for the Appleton Boychoir’s 2012-13 concert season go on sale starting Monday. The season includes the following performances: » “Thank God I’m a Country Boy!” Fall Concert, 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Endries Performing Arts Center in Brillion. … Continue reading

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New exhibit on display at Trout Museum of Art in downtown Appleton

An exhibit that opened recently at the Trout Museum of Art in downtown Appleton is helping to acknowledge the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center’s 10th anniversary. “Works on Paper” features Appleton artist Tony Stadler’s large-scale and detailed drawings that document the … Continue reading

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Studio tours a main feature of fall arts event in Shawano Country

“Shawano Country Miles of Art,” a fall celebration of the arts and nature throughout Shawano and Menominee Counties in northeastern Wisconsin, features free, self-guided tours of artists’ studios. Many of the studios open to the public specifically for the event, … Continue reading

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Lawrence University launches 2012-13 World Music Series with lecture on Wednesday

A talk by musician and scholar Douglas Knight Jr. will open Lawrence University’s World Music Series for this academic year. The free and public event begins at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Harper Hall in the Music-Drama Center on campus in … Continue reading

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Conference coming up Friday and Saturday at UW-Fox Valley features works by South Asian writers

A two-day conference featuring the poetry and prose of South Asian writers is taking place Friday and Saturday at the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley. The nonprofit IndUS of Fox Valley is collaborating with UW-Fox Valley to offer the conference, which … Continue reading

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Coventry Glassworks & Gallery to exhibit Kimberly artist’s prints during Art on the Town

“Lipstick and Firecrackers,” an exhibit of Kimberly artist Stephanie Harvey’s new prints, is one example of the art on display Friday during this year’s final Art on the Town event. To find “Lipstick and Firecrackers,” head to Coventry Glassworks & Gallery, … Continue reading

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Talk on art and earth science exhibit takes place today at Aylward Gallery

A talk exploring “Layers: Places in Peril,” an art and earth science collaborative exhibition of paintings and text, begins at 12:30 p.m. today at the Aylward Gallery. The talk is free and open to the public. The exhibit is on display … Continue reading

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NEW World Cinema’s fall foreign film series starts Sunday

NEW World Cinema’s fall lineup of English-subtitled foreign films opens with “Earth,” which tells the story of the 1947 partition of the Indian subcontinent through a young girl’s experiences. The Fox Valley’s ongoing series of films in diverse languages showcases … Continue reading

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Bergstrom-Mahler Museum offers range of activities this month with glass art exhibit

The Bergstrom-Mahler Museum is opening an exhibit Friday that joins 160 other exhibits nationwide in 2012 to celebrate Harvey K. Littleton and the founding of the American studio glass movement. A University of Wisconsin-Madison art professor during the early 1960s, … Continue reading

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