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Thursday, March 15, 2012

Life is just a glass of cherry wine

Wisconsin's Door County shares the same latitude with well-known wine regions in France and Italy, so it makes sense that much of our state's wine production takes place there. Unlike the European wine country, however, we experience a colder...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Art Preview

Summertime in the Door Peninsula couples magnificent sunsets with glorious art. On Saturday, July 9, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., more than 20 vendors present vintage craft at Sister Bay's Vintage Market at Viva La Cottage, named one of the nation's top small-venue markets by Flea Market...
07.08.2010 | | Posted at 04:23 PM

Door Shakespeare Opens Its 2010 Season This Weekend

By Russ Bickerstaff
 Door Shakespeare is easily one of the most organic outdoor theatres in the state. The “stage” is actually a clearing in the woods in Bailey’s Harbor surrounded by folding chairs. Productions feature minimal set and costuming in favor of some really impressive acting . . . quite a few people in any Door Shakes cast are Equity—quite often from out of state. I’ve had some amazingly vis...
06.22.2010 | | Posted at 05:26 PM

Fish Creek Theatre Company Celebrates of a Century This Summer

By Russ Bickerstaff
It�s kind of weird to try to put The Peninsula Players� 75 years into perspective. When the venerable outdoor theatre in Door County started, it was some 38 years prior to Milwaukee theatre legend James Pickering�s first job as a professional actor. It was 1935. The Pabst Theatre was only 40 years old. The village of Fish Creek had only been a tourist community for about as many years when the P...
08.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
STUFFY BACKGROUND CRITICISM The theatrical farce is a genre of comedy that goes back to antiquity. Bearing a very specific cadence, rhythm and style, the genre has been passed down through the ages like a joke that simply will NOT go away. Light comedy of sex, romance and deception doesn’t have the kind of stuffy cache relegated to “serious,” drama, but there IS a kind of reverence when on...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

Door Peninsula Winery

Along a stretch of Highway 42 just north of Sturgeon Bay, a fresh layer of snow covers the long, neat rows of grape vines owned by Door Peninsula Winery. In the spring, these particular vines will bear a red French-American hybrid grape that thrives in northeastern Wisconsin’s challenging climate...