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 […]
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.
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 […]
The creativity and passion of both experienced and aspiring artists will be up for auction in Sturgeon Bay this month. If you visited the Door County city over the summer, you likely noticed some eye-catching street art on display – clever and colorful sturgeon sculptures. People from around Northeast Wisconsin used their artistic talents to […]
The artist’s biggest enemy is fear. Fear is what keeps you from taking risks with your work and being true to yourself. It makes you lack the confidence to share your work with others. Fear can even prevent you from doing that work in the first place. In Steven Pressfield’s book, The War of Art, […]
Blues music is arguably America’s greatest cultural gift to the world. Without the blues, music as we know it could not exist. Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards once said, “If you don’t know the blues…there’s no point in picking up the guitar and trying to play rock and roll or any other form of popular […]
Downtown Green Bay will become one gigantic art show this weekend as Artstreet 2013 takes over. It’s a celebration of all things creative. There will be live music and other performances, art projects for young and old as well as artistic edible creations and ethnic cuisine. But the big draw is the more than 200 […]