A Stone of Hope: Black Experiences in the Fox Cities

Date: 1/15/18 - 1/31/18
Date: January 15 - 31
Location: St. Norbert College
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Description: In recognition of Martin Luther King Day, St. Norbert College is hosting the pop-up exhibit “A Stone of Hope: Black Experiences in the Fox Cities” on the first floor of the Miriam B. & James J. Mulva Library on campus. This exhibit from the History Museum at the Castle in Appleton is about local African-American history from the 1700s to modern day. Before 1900, the Fox Cities area was home to a growing black population of Civil War veterans, small business owners and community leaders. A Stone of Hope highlights many of these early families who lived in Appleton, including rare photographs gathered from collections throughout the United States. To share this history, the exhibit includes twelve floor banners, each richly illustrated with photographs of individuals, businesses and events, and a kiosk displaying videos of current African-American residents sharing how Appleton has moved forward, but also that more work toward equality is needed. The exhibit is free and open to the general public.

2018 Green Bay Film Festival – Opening Feature

Date: 1/16/18
Date: January 16, 7:00 pm
Location: Western Racquet & Fitness Club
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Description: The 2018 Season of the Green Bay Film Festival runs 6 weeks beginning January 16th with the Films Around Town Series and concludes with an Extravaganza of Films March 1-4 at St. Norbert College. The opening Feature film is ""Biceps"". Synopsis: Leo Thirty, will be father in a few months. It would not be so complicated if he was not at the same time about to lose his mother. Torn between these two events, and the two women, Leo has also a lot to do with his work as a mover. On the one hand men, on the other, women, and in the middle, Leo in search of male models and answers as to how to become father and orphan, in one word, a man."

Tusk “The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute”

Date: 1/18/13
Date: January 18, 7:30 pm
Location: Meyer Theatre
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Description: TUSK covers all the great hits of Fleetwood Mac, which has featured the talents of Mick Fleetwood, Christine and John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks and others over the years. The five seasoned, well-respected musicians comprising TUSK have been making music together in various combinations and styles, in original outfits and in cover bands, for over twenty-five years. It seemed only fitting that they should come together to form the Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, and pay homage to a group that dominated the charts during the band members’ formative years. Authentic-sounding and always respectful, TUSK leaves no stone unturned in replicating the sounds of one of the world’s best-loved, top-selling bands.

Comedy for a Cause with Mike Merryfield & Friends

Date: 1/19/18
Date: January 19, 8:00 pm
Location: Meyer Theatre
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Description: Join 105.7 WAPL, 95.9 KISS FM, Razor 94.7 and KZ 104.3 for a night of laughter for Children’s Hospital of WI – Fox Valley! Featuring comedians Johnny Beehner, Mike Stanley and Dave Landau and emcee Mike Merryfield!

Miss Green Bay Area 2018 Pageant

Date: 1/20/18
Date: January 20, 4:00 pm
Location: Meyer Theatre
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Description: The Miss Green Bay Area Scholarship Pageant provides opportunities for women to make a difference in their community and promote a platform they believe in. This program helps women to develop professional skills and their futures, while providing scholarship money to further their education. The Outstanding Teen Pageant encourages positive achievement while helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living, and community involvement of our youth. With competitions in academics, community service, fitness, talent, and interview, the Miss America Preliminary Pageants give contestants skills and confidence to shine in other areas of life including job interview and performance, leadership, and personal health.

Doctors in Recital

Date: 1/20/18
Date: January 20, 7:00 pm
Location: Weidner Center for the Performing Arts
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Description: Get ready for that annual checkup! Here comes DOCTORS IN RECITAL to celebrate their 12th year of “Making a difference by making music!” This year’s show will bring you that musical shot-in-the-arm of energetic performances that range from classical to pop to jazz! Of course there will be some surprises along the way, and all the time you’ll be thinking that this is a great way to support a worthy cause! So come out and join the fun and see what all those amazing physicians can do when they put their hearts into their music! This year’s community recipient is Aspiro’s “Positive Parenting Program.” The co-music education recipients are the Washington Middle School’s “Creative Skills” class “Where Learning Counts!” and the summer instrumental music program “Music for the Sake of Music.”

Exquisite Miniatures: The Art of Wes & Rachelle Siegrist

Date: 1/20/18-3/25/18
Date: January 20 - March 25, 2018
Location: Neville Public Museum
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Description: Sixty-five exquisite miniature paintings by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist will be featured in an unprecedented national traveling museum exhibition. The exhibition includes portraits, landscapes, wildlife and still-life’s. The paintings are not small. They are tiny. The paintings measure less than nine square inches and appear even more detailed when viewed under a magnifying glass.

2018 Green Bay Film Festival – Taste of Shorts

Date: 1/22/18
Date: January 22, 7:00 pm
Location: Titletown Brewing
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Description: The 2018 Season of the Green Bay Film Festival runs 6 weeks beginning January 16th with the Films Around Town Series and concludes with an Extravaganza of Films March 1-4 at St. Norbert College. The Taste of Shorts evening showcases seven short films from a variety of genres.

Duke FM Presents: Shenandoah 30th Anniversary Tour

Date: 1/25/18
Date: January 25, 7:00 pm
Location: Meyer Theatre
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Description: When country music lovers talk about the greatest groups in the genre, Shenandoah is always at the forefront of any discussion. Fueled by Marty Raybon’s distinctive vocals and the band’s skilled musicianship, Shenandoah became well known for delivering such hits as “Two Dozen Roses”, “Church on Cumberland Road” and “Next to You, Next to Me” as well as such achingly beautiful classics as “I Want to be Loved Like That” and the Grammy winning “Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart” duet with Alison Krauss. Today that legacy continues as original members Raybon and Mike McGuire reunite to launch a new chapter in Shenandoah’s storied caree

Louie Anderson

Date: 1/26/18
Date: January 26, 8:00 pm
Location: Meyer Theatre
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Description: Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own stand-up specials and sitcoms and he continues to tour the country performing to standing-room-only crowds worldwide.