Be it theater, music, dance or whatever else, Christmastime comes with its own genre of holiday festivities. Just like most other areas, Rock and Walworth counties and beyond will be swept up in the Yuletide.
Wisconsin's own BoDeans will perform a pair of 8 p.m. shows Thursday-Friday, Nov. 19-20 at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Northern Lights Theater, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee, and then a 7:30 p.m. show Saturday, Nov. 21, at Stoughton Opera House, 381 E. Main St., Stoughton.
While Pasqual's food is generally very good, its margaritas—which are served in pint glasses—are another claim to local fame, restaurant reviewer Bill Livick writes.
Jeff Suarez, an associate professor of music at UW-Rock County in Janesville, talks about the challenges of teaching music, singing karaoke in the Land of the Rising Sun and whether he'd rather be rich or healthy in this installment of kicks' 20Q.
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.
Milk? Dark? White? Chocolate- covered mint or fruit? Chocolate-filled caramels with a dash of sea salt sprinkled on top?If you enjoy and indulge in some or all of these, you won't want to miss the opportunity to tempt your taste buds with plenty of decadence when Rotary Botanical Gardens hosts its annual Taste of Chocolate dinner starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.
A fast look at some of the events going on in our area this week.
The popular singer/songwriter will perform at the Coronado Performing Arts Center in Rockford, Illinois, on Friday, Nov. 13, and at the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee on Saturday, Nov. 14. Both shows are at 8 p.m.
Parker High School will premiere the musical comedy '9 to 5' on Thursday, Nov. 19, with shows through the weekend. The show is based on the 1980 hit film starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. The movie is the 20th-highest-grossing comedy film of all time, and Parton's title song, “9 to 5,” received two Grammy Awards.
Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno brought the big guns - her father-in-law - to critique the Japanese fare at Zen Sushi in Beloit. According to her, he was not disappointed.