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Book Collaboration Spurs On Racine Arts Council Efforts

When Nick Ramsey became Racine’s poet laureate, part of his duties included putting together a book titled Transformation: Art & Poetry. The project featured 12 poets and artists, and the proceeds from the book will go towards the Racine Arts Council. The book features 24 poems and 24 pieces of artwork, including metal sculptures, blown […]

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Case Play About Suicide And LGBTQ Issues Makes It To State Competition

UPDATE: Students with the Case High School Eagle Theater group performed at a district-wide competition and have now qualified for a state-wide competition for their original play #DarkSideOfTheRainbow. They will perform the play for the public this week. Original story: After three students committed suicide at Horlick High School last two years, the Case High School […]

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Joint Parks Commission OKs Kraut Music Festival, 2 Other Concerts

Kraut Music Festival and two other music concerts will be held next year at the Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Memorial Park. The Joint Parks Commission approved a recommendation at its meeting held Thursday for GZK Entertainment Inc. to have three music festivals in 2016. GZK Entertainment owner Ray Stibeck, put on Kraut Music Festival and Rock Fest. Rocktoberfest, a third music festival, is set for Oct. 3 this year. Stibeck also partnered with 95 WiIL Rock, […]

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Rock Fest Too Noisy And Vulgar For Some Neighbors

With 5,000 people having attended WiIL Rock Fest people behaved themselves inside the park pretty well, but some neighbors complained about the noise and cursing, said Caledonia Police chief Toby Schey. Police arrested two people during the 12-hour music festival that was held Saturday at Caledonia-Mount Pleasant Memorial Park, but they received about 20 complaints […]

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Meeting Set For Those Who Have Concerns About WiiL Rock Fest

With WiiL Rock Fest slated to host a 12-hour rock music festival on August 22, the joint parks commission is hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 12  for neighbors that live around the park to discuss any issues they have. The all-ages event is expected to draw 3,000 people and will feature 40 bands, including: Hollywood Undead, Pop Evil, Saving Abel, Emphatic, Psychostick, 3 Years Hollow, They Never Say No, […]