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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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“Spirited Songs” to broadcast Monday on Wisconsin Public Television

Wisconsin Public Television will broadcast “Spirited Songs: A Celebration of Choral Music” from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday. The broadcast is part of Wisconsin Public Television’s “Young Performer Initiative,” which celebrates Wisconsin’s youth performers. “Spirited Songs” took the stage … 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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Fox Valley Symphony announces youth competition

The Fox Valley Symphony is seeking entrants for its Youth Soloist Competition, which takes place Jan. 12 at Lawrence University in downtown Appleton. Applications must be postmarked by Dec. 12 and accompanied by a $30 non-refundable deposit. The competition is … Continue reading

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Cast members from collaborative community performance of “The Nutcracker Ballet” to appear Sunday at Building for Kids Children’s Museum in Appleton

Dancers in the upcoming community production of “The Nutcracker Ballet” at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center will visit with families Sunday at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum. The dancers will greet visitors and pose for pictures from noon … Continue reading

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Tickets to Blue Man Group shows at PAC still available

Tickets still are available for performances of the Blue Man Group, which opens its Appleton run tonight at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available for all Appleton performances.  The performance with best availability to date is 6:30 p.m. Sunday, … Continue reading

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2012 continues to prove favorable for Appleton finances

Appleton’s finance department announced an unanticipated savings Wednesday of more than $440,000 with the combination of three refinancing plans locked in this summer. Lisa Remiker, the city’s finance director, said part of the savings came through refinancing bonds related to … Continue reading

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