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07.08.2014 | 45 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Milwaukee-based director Leda Hoffmann is clearly having a lot of fun with The Comedy of Errors. The production she is directing as it is being staged with Door Shakespeare in Bailey's Harbor. That fun is kinetic enough to transfer to the stage in the intimate outdoor theater in Door County. The trees and their leaves serve as much of the set of the outdoor space with only a couple of constructed ...
07.02.2014 | 51 days ago | Posted at 12:45 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Peninsula Players cleverly pairs its venue with a sharp script next week as it stages an adaptation of Agatha Christies’ And Then There Were None. The original novel is considered to be one of Christie’s greatest works. Ten people go to a distant resort. They’re all there for different reasons. Gradually they get killed off one by one.Door County is far from being the lonely resort that ...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Door County’s Island Orchard Cider

 Beer has long been the drink of choice for many Americans, yet there was a time when hard cider was more common than beer in America. Cider production never quite recovered after prohibition and sort of languished here in the States, being reduced almost to a novelty. The ciders that
Sunday, July 21, 2013
 Now that summer is here in full force, city and county parks are filled with visitors engaging in typical summertime activities, including the art of flying kites. Author Craig Wilson has taken the hobby of kite flying a step further
01.09.2013 | | Posted at 12:03 AM

A Painter's Time to Prepare for Solo Exhibitions

By Peggy Sue
How much time does an artist require to prepare for a solo exhibition? When visiting Craig Blietz in his Door County studio last summer, the artist offered a clue. Tucked away on an inroad off of Hwy 42 in Sister Bay, Blietz’s two story high studio sits on a plot of land with a house, garden and then blissfully wild fields surrounding his painting sanctuary. Several monumental sized pa...
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

Craig Blietz at the Wilson Center

 Door County painter Craig Blietz could be called a Renaissance master. While he thoughtfully studies the domestic creatures inhabiting Wisconsin’s famous peninsula for his contemporary realistic artwork, the techniques he
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012
The seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival unleashes itself upon the city this week with a popular mixture of stand-up, improv and sketch comedy. This year, hosts Matt Kemple and Patrick Schmitz are bringing the fest to Next Act Theatre...
07.23.2012 | | Posted at 05:50 AM

See a show and something more in Door County

By Russ Bickerstaff
    A trip up to Door County can be a very, beautiful things. It is particularly beautiful with a working GPS . . . take the wrong turn and you're suddenly off in some beautiful field somewhere that pretty much looks like everywhere else inland on the Peninsula. It's kind of easy for an outsider to get lost . . . but a trip up to Door County could potentially get quite repetitious after the fir...

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