Entertainment

Never say there's nothing to do in Northeast Wisconsin! Our region is full of talented entertainers! From local bands and comedians to artists, theater and more - you'll find the stories about our regions most entertaining people and places here at WhooNEW!

Join a Wisconsin Artist’s Ultimate Anti-Black Friday Movement

People tend to fall into one of two camps around Thanksgiving time. There are folks who hit the stores over the weekend to do some intense holiday shopping, and then there are people who complain about those people. It might feel like you’re taking a stand when you scoff at frenzied shoppers crowding the malls […]

19 Holiday Events in Northeast Wisconsin to Help You Celebrate Christmas in 2015

As the holidays roll around, we become so busy decorating our homes, sending cards and buying gifts that we forget to take time to celebrate Christmas! And I mean doing enjoyable things that give us that warm fuzzy feeling. This year, let’s mark our calendars to make sure we venture out and do things we […]

Buy Real Art, Make Real Art at The ARTgarage

For almost ten years, The ARTgarage in Green Bay has been a place where artists and art lovers go to be inspired. If you’ve never stepped foot inside the 100 year-old former cannery turned art gallery and studio, you might be pleasantly surprised to find out about all the things that happen there.

Could Green Bay’s Sconniewood Film Fest Feature Future Filmmaking Legends?

Have you ever had a good idea for a movie? Maybe you haven’t let your imagination wander like that in a long time. But you probably did…once upon a time…when you were a kid. The Sconniewood Youth Film Festival, presented by the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Green Bay, is a growing community event that’s uncovering […]

How a Free Festival at Bookworm Gardens Opens Up a “World of Wonders” for Wisconsin Families

There’s a very special place in Sheboygan, Wisconsin that not nearly enough people know exists. Bookworm Gardens is somewhere families can connect with nature and literature all at once. It’s a place that nurtures both plants and imaginations. Storybooks come to life among trees and flowers as different areas feature different themes and different books. […]

Kurt Gunn Meets Stephen King – New Album Puts Classic Vampire Tale to Song

Some stories really stick with you. For Wisconsin singer-songwriter Kurt Gunn, one of those stories is Stephen King’s novel ‘Salem’s Lot. He takes out the book and re-reads it every September 5th – because that’s when the story starts. Now Gunn is putting his own twist on one of King’s earliest published works. He’s created […]

5 Reasons Door County is the Perfect Place for Artists & Art Lovers

Door County is probably the most artistic place in the entire state of Wisconsin. And that should come as no surprise. The Door Peninsula is a unique location that attracts artistic people and breeds creativity. But why? Let’s take a closer look at what makes this special slice of our state a haven for artists […]

Why Everyone Should Pass the Paint, Pass the Wine at the Green Room Lounge

It was Sunday afternoon. The kids were driving me out of my mind and I really needed a break. I needed to get out! That’s when I got a text. My friend was inviting me to Pass the Paint, Pass the Wine at the Green Room Lounge in De Pere, and I jumped at the […]

The Eaux Claires Festival Experience – Why You Can Expect Much More than Music

Start looking into plans for the first-ever Eaux Claires Festival and you’ll soon get the feeling that something special is coming to Western Wisconsin this summer. Bon Iver front-man and Wisconsin native, Justin Vernon, has teamed up with Aaron Dessner of The National to bring in a wide range of musical acts. That includes everyone […]

Blood, Sweat and Beer – Craft Brew Movie Comes to Hinterland in Green Bay

Not long ago, your choices for decent beer weren’t much better than your options for the next president of the United States. They were all pretty much the same. They all lacked flavor, and they all kind of sucked. Thankfully, the brewing landscape in America has changed for the better in the past couple of […]