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The Mill Prizes in Poetry and Fiction awarded during Fox Cities Book Festival

The Mill: A Place for Writers, in cooperation with the 2013 Fox Cities Book Festival, has awarded prizes in its inaugural writing competition, The Mill Prizes in Poetry and Fiction. Winners in fiction are: Anne Patterson (fiction prize); Colleen Holz (honorable mention); … Continue reading

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Free community event to welcome piano to Appleton Public Library

A dedication and open house takes place Sunday at the Appleton Public Library to celebrate the arrival of the library’s new grand piano. The free community event runs from 2 to 4 p.m. in the lower level of the library, … Continue reading

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Makaroff Youth Ballet offers preview of its production “The Nutcracker Ballet” with presentation Saturday at Appleton Public Library

The Makaroff Youth Ballet on Saturday offers a free 45-minute community presentation of excerpts from its upcoming production of “The Nutcracker Ballet.” The presentation starts at 11 a.m. at the Appleton Public Library, 225 N. Oneida Street, Appleton. It includes … Continue reading

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Library looks ahead to future, back to steampunk

Appleton’s Public Library is seeking public input at a meeting next week about the future of its services. Last month, the library hired Dallas-based Godfrey’s Associates to complete a $17,000 study to modernize and “become a 21st century library.” “We … Continue reading

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Library hires consultant to study modernization path

The Appleton Public Library has hired a consultant to study how it can modernize to become “a 21st Century Library.” A strategic planning group met last week to approve a contract with Godfrey’s Associates, based in Dallas, Texas. The $17,000 … Continue reading

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Artist Activist Theater auditions scheduled for Aug. 4 in Appleton

Early next month Artist Activist Theater, in conjunction with Harmony Cafe, will hold auditions for “8,” a show about marriage equality and the Proposition 8 trial in California. The auditions for the Dustin Lance Black play take place from 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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“Experience China” photography exhibit on display at Appleton library

“Experience China,” an exhibit of 100-plus photos of the Asian nation’s 56 ethnic communities, is on display at the Appleton Public Library. The free exhibit runs through Aug. 31 and is accessible during the library’s operating hours. It’s located on … Continue reading

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