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Appleton parking changes proposed for bike lanes, downtown

Three changes to the city’s parking policies were proposed Wednesday night at Appleton’s council meeting. Alderwomen Cathy Spears proposed allowing parking on streets with new bike lanes on weekends around holidays. The weekend would be considered 4 p.m. Friday to … Continue reading

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Pedaling a bar down College Avenue? It’s possible

Grab some beer, hop on the 12-person “Bier Bike” and enjoy the downtown scenery. That could be the reality under a new state law signed by Gov. Scott Walker in December making “quadricycles” or “pedal pubs” a legal place to … Continue reading

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Secura Fine Arts Exhibition opens Wednesday at Trout Museum of Art in downtown Appleton

The 33rd Annual Secura Fine Arts Exhibition opens Wednesday and runs through Aug. 4 at the Trout Museum of Art on College Avenue in downtown Appleton. Historically the event has been held at Secura Insurance. “Moving the exhibition to the … Continue reading

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Fox Cities PAC issues Distinguished Service Awards for 2012-13 season

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in downtown Appleton recently presented  three Fox Valley organizations with its 2012-13 season’s Distinguished Service Awards. The Fox Valley Symphony, Hearing Loss Association of America-Fox Valley Chapter and Makaroff Youth Ballet received the awards earlier … Continue reading

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Fox Cities Performing Arts Center offers military appreciation discount on “War Horse” tickets

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is offering a military appreciation discount on tickets for “War Horse,” which plays Tuesday through June 30 in downtown Appleton. The discount is a $35 ticket price, with a limit of four tickets. The … Continue reading

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Tickets on sale Friday for musician Jim Brickman’s “The Magic of Christmas” concert in Appleton

Pianist and songwriter Jim Brickman is bringing his live concert, “The Magic of Christmas,” to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in downtown Appleton for a one-day performance Nov. 22. Tickets will be available for purchase starting at 10 a.m. … Continue reading

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“War Horse” to feature family event during Appleton run June 25-30 at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

The National Theatre of Great Britain’s “War Horse,” which plays June 25-30 in Appleton, features a Kids’ Day on Broadway on June 29. The run at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is the Wisconsin premiere of the show, a winner of … Continue reading

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Art on the Town on June 21 includes Coventry exhibit

Coventry Glassworks & Gallery is holding a reception June 21 to introduce “Dancers by Dobberke,” a selection of new works by Fox Cities artist Pat Dobberke. The reception runs from 6 to 9 p.m. at Coventry, 514 W. College Ave., downtown Appleton. Refreshments … Continue reading

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Piano concert on Sunday to benefit First English Lutheran Church mission, intern programs

Pianist Lee Tomboulian on Sunday is presenting a concert showcase of music from “Imaginarium,” a recording that features his compositions. The concert starts at 3 p.m. at First English Lutheran Church, 326 E. North Street in downtown Appleton. Admission is $10. Half of … Continue reading

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Fox Valley Symphony announces change in plans for season finale concert’s guest artist

The Fox Valley Symphony has announced that due to a minor injury, guest artist and pianist Claire Huangci is unable to perform Saturday during the ensemble’s season finale concert. Joining the Fox Valley Symphony as guest artist for the concert … Continue reading

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