I was at the grocery store the other day, buying a loaf of bread for $2.99.
Except, when I got to the check-out line at Piggly Wiggly, it rang up as $4.07.
Legendary big band leader Glenn Miller died in a plane crash during World War II, but his band continues his legacy today.
Now in its 76th year, the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is coming to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Main Stage for a 7 p.m. show on Halloween night.
An adaptation of a powerful, compelling novel — opening tonight — is the first student-written play to be produced on Carthage College’s main stage.
“Day After Night” was adapted from best-selling author and award-winning journalist Anita Diamant’s 2009 novel of the same title, which was named “Best Book of the Year” by The Washington Post and The Salt Lake Tribune.
The Laurenzi Dance Studio is presenting “Urban Legends: The Stories are True,” with performances at 7 and 9 tonight and Saturday night (Oct. 24-25) at the studio, 5913 Sixth Ave. A in downtown Kenosha.
Organizers call the show “our haunted house of contemporary dancing creatures.”
The Choral Arts Society of Southeastern Wisconsin is joining with the Kenosha Chamber Choir and the Festival Arts Orchestra to perform “Music Made Us Free: Terezín — 1944.”
This performance — 7 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 25) in Racine — will commemorate the 70th anniversary of Verdi’s “Requiem” being performed by Jewish detainees in the Nazi work camp at Terezín.
Today’s column is going to be a bit different. Thanks to Kelly Mackay and P.L.A.N.T. (Promoting Live Art and Networking Talent), we get a chance to see and hear one of the legendary cult artists of the past couple decades.
Jon Langford was a founding member of the cult punk band The Mekons.
-- Lenny Kravitz, “Strut” (Roxie)
Just in time for Halloween, Lakeside Players is opening “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” as the first play of its family theater series this season.
This well-known tale takes place during a remote period of American history, in a sleepy little place called Terry Town. One autumn, a new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, comes to the village and quickly becomes the topic of much discussion.
Kenosha Unified Theatre Arts is revisiting a riotous, new-fashioned musical comedy this season with its production of “Hello! My Baby,” opening tonight.
The theater group first introduced audiences to the show, written by Cheri Steinkellner, in 2013 as a pilot production for New York City licensing agency Music Theatre International.
WGTD Radio Theater is performing two shows Saturday (Oct. 25) at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan.
The performance starts at 11:15 a.m.
3 to 6 p.m. in Pleasant Prairie
Born: In Wahoo, Neb., which she proudly says is also the hometown of the founder of the Eastman School of Music
Education: She received her bachelor’s degree in music education from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., a master’s degree in conducting from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and a doctorate in music from Indiana University.