UW-Parkside joins with Kenosha Festival of Cartooning

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Glue spots, eraser marks and drips of correction fluid may be signs of imperfection to some, but are indications of authenticity at the new exhibit in the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Fine Arts Gallery.

“The Oddly Compelling Art of Denis Kitchen” features pieces and the personal art collection of Denis Kitchen, an underground cartoonist and pioneer of Kitchen Sink Press publishing company.

The Parkside exhibition is made up of 60 original American cartoon works by Kitchen, Al Capp, R. Crumb and Will Eisner.


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Dirty Hoedown, BeExposed shows highlight weekend

One of the things I like the most about the Kenosha music scene is that it’s a good community of bands.

By that I mean that a lot of them work together for the greater good.

Racine Arts Council hosting local authors

Racine and Kenosha authors will have their books available for sale from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 20) at the Racine Arts Council, 316 Sixth St. in Racine.

Six poets and authors will give readings — including Kenosha Poet Laureate Jean Preston; Kelsey Marie Harris; Dan Nielsen; Nick Demske; Marcie Eanes; and Kelsey Hoff — and many more will be present to sign their books and meet with readers.

Festival of Cartooning events

Thursday (Sept. 25):

8-9 a.m.: WGTD 91.1 FM’s Greg Berg will interview festival guests Jeff Keane, Lincoln Peirce, Scott Stantis, Todd Clark, Rick Stromoski and Terri Libenson on “The Morning Show.” The program also will be streamed live at www.wgtd.org and via the TuneInRadio app.

Cartooning festival draws big names to Kenosha

Comics are more than the laughs they generate.

The art form has been making statements for decades, and the Kenosha Festival of Cartooning is once again celebrating the work while telling its stories.

UW-Parkside galleries go all out for Festival of Cartooning

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The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a major stop for the Kenosha Festival of Cartooning, which takes place Sept. 25-27.

It is the first time organizers have collaborated with the university, which will host multiple presentations and events on the first day of its three-day festival.

UW-Parkside joins with Kenosha Festival of Cartooning

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Glue spots, eraser marks and drips of correction fluid may be signs of imperfection to some, but are indications of authenticity at the new exhibit in the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s Fine Arts Gallery.

“The Oddly Compelling Art of Denis Kitchen” features pieces and the personal art collection of Denis Kitchen, an underground cartoonist and pioneer of Kitchen Sink Press publishing company.

Over Our Head Players kick off season with ‘Theatre/Schmeatre’

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It’s back.

Over Our Head Players is opening its season with a highly anticipated favorite, “Theatre/Schmeatre,” opening tonight at the Sixth Street Theatre in Racine.

Westosha Senior Center hosting walk, control line airplane show

The Westosha Senior Community Center, 19200 93rd St. (Highway C) in Bristol, is hosting a Walk-A-Thon and Family Fun Day Saturday (Sept. 20).

The event starts at 10 a.m. with coffee and snacks, with opening remarks at 10:45 a.m. and the walk starting at 11 a.m.

Trio performing free concert at First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church, 1803 83rd St., is hosting the first concert in the church’s Good Samaritan Concert Series.

The Muzika Piano Trio will be presenting a program of Shostakovich, Piazzolla, O’Leary and Muszkowski piece at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in the church’s sanctuary.

Taking the stage

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From familiar favorites to exciting debut shows, this season’s local theater productions offer plays packed with comedy, drama and everything in between.

This year, Lakeside Players, based at the Rhode Center for the Arts, is celebrating its 41st season.

‘Duck Hunter’ offers laughs, tender moments at Theatre Guild

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RACINE — Fact or fiction. Love or money. A Racine Theatre Guild production explores the many decisions people make each day in its new play opening today.

“Duck Hunter Shoots Angel,” a comedy by Mitch Albom, author of “Tuesdays With Morrie” and “The Five People You Meet in Heaven,” is full of humor, humanity and magical surprises. As its title suggests, the play explores tabloid journalism and a whole lot more.

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