Results tagged with 'carnival'
Published July 19, 2017
A lot has changed since the first Washington County Fair was held in 1858 at Courthouse Square in West Bend, but the mission has stayed the same: to enrich life in the local community through educational, cultural, economic and social opportunities.
Published July 7, 2017
Remember when Summerfest had rides? Here are a few stories and photos from back in the day.
Published April 27, 2017
It's impossible to stop thinking about the production of "Carnival" currently being staged at In Tandem Theatre, which I reviewed on opening night last week and is a fascinating example of what can happen when you stretch yourself and dream big dreams.
Published April 22, 2017
One of the most wonderful evenings at a theater is when the show starts on a high note and just keeps getting better and better until you get to an ending where your heart is lying on the floor and your eyes are clouded with tears. That's "Carnival."
Published April 18, 2017
There is nothing quite like the world of the carnies, who travel the country, state fair after state fair, luring spectators with claims of wonder and magic. And that world is coming to Milwaukee, believe it or not, in the tiny space at In Tandem Theatre.
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Monday May 27th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL It’s Memorial Day, and I’m in a reflective mood. The weather today in the Chicago area really rots, and it’s ruining people’s mood. I can feel it. Barbecues are being cancelled, and I sensed an ominous vibe from qu...
Monday January 28th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL Everyone on this planet is at least a wee bit crazy to a certain degree, and I have yet to hear of or personally meet any exceptions. We’ve all got tweaks and quirks of some sort, and it becomes an issue of whether we choose to ...
Wednesday February 16th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL More last minute preparation before heading off to the ship tomorrow. I’d be lying like a politician if I said I was looking forward to it, even a little bit. Yes, the weather is warm, but that’s about it. Most of the next eleve...
Wednesday January 26th, 2011 - Montego Bay, Jamaica/Chicago, IL
Another 14 hour ‘off’ day of travel. I’d never been to Montego Bay, Jamaica before so I checked out of my cabin extra early so I’d be sure to make it to the airport on time. Every port is dif...
Saturday January 22nd, 2011 - Somewhere At Sea No shows tonight, plus it was a sea day. That means no port to wander and explore. I’m stuck aboard ship all day and all night with nothing to do and nowhere to be. That can get long and lonely without a plan of action. Laying aroun...
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