Green Bay Singer-Songwriter Kurt Gunn Isn’t Giving Up on Original Music

Can I let you in on a little secret? If you haven’t seen Kurt Gunn perform (and you probably haven’t) you’re missing out. Although he’s a respected veteran of the local music scene, for this performer, many nights the crowd is thin. Well, ‘crowd’ might not be the right word. Chuckling, Kurt tells me “When I […]

How a Wisconsin Artist is Making His Comic Book Dreams Come True

Picture a world in which threatening monsters hide deep in the woods of Wisconsin, venturing out into the fields during the dark of night to terrorize the honest, hard-working people of America’s Dairyland. But what if there was also a mysterious hero with the mission of protecting us from those backwoods beasts? That’s the world […]

Bridging the Gap – How the Honoring Elders Project Brings Generations Together with Storytelling

It’s easy to point a critical finger at society and talk about “how things once were” (I’m only 30 and even I have said that). Most of these arguments about the decline of our character do have some validity to them, but the discussion usually stops there. We seldom dig deeper into the lives and […]

12 Big Events in Northeast Wisconsin to Help You Squeeze Every Drop of Fun out of Summer

The air was a bit cooler this weekend, reminding us that the summer won’t last forever. It’s almost August. Back to school stuff is all over the stores. Before you know it – leaves will start falling from the trees and Christmas decorations will be going up. But let’s try not to think about that […]

A Look Inside the Mind of De Pere Children’s Book Illustrator Nick Patton

As an up-and-coming artist specializing in the illustration of children’s stories, Nick Patton has plenty of favorite illustrators. But that’s not who he really wants to work with. Patton would prefer partnering with some even more imaginative minds. He says the most creative people in the world have very distinct characteristics. “They live in the […]