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Music at the Zoo: 2022 Concert Series Lineup at the Racine Zoo

The Racine Zoo has officially announced its 2022 Music at the Zoo Concert Series Lineup. The concert series will take place on June 17 and 18, 2022. It will feature Chicago Tribute Anthology, Grimm Brothers, and Substitute: Tales From The Who. This weekend at the Racine Zoo will feature entertaining acts along the scenic Lake […]

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‘Akeelah and the Bee’ Opens Tomorrow at the Racine Theatre Guild

When Rylee McGee auditioned for “Akeelah and the Bee” in February of 2020, she had no idea that it would take two years to make it to the stage. Rylee, who played Rhonda (Akeelah’s bully), and the rest of the cast had made it through most of the production time, learning their lines, blocking, costumes, […]

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Animal Crackers Junior concert series 2022 announced by Racine Zoo

The Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., will be hosting their 2nd annual Animal Crackers Junior concert series this summer. The concert series will take place just north of downtown Racine at the zoo’s amphitheater, overlooking the beautiful lakefront. Tickets are $10 per person, for each concert, in advance, and are $15 at the gate. […]

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Celebrate Earth Day resumes at Gateway Technical College on April 23

Gateway Technical College is hosting its 14th annual Celebrate Earth Day event on April 23. The event will be held in person from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Gateway’s Kenosha Campus, 3520 30th Ave., and Gateway’s Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H. This popular celebration is open to the public. It provides a […]

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13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition on Display at Racine Art Museum

The 13th Annual International Peeps Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Racine Art Museum (RAM) located in Downtown Racine at 441 Main St. The collection returns after years of popular attraction and showcases unique art inspired by Peeps®. 207 artists from across the country participated in this year’s show and have created 162 […]

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BONK! Seeks Presenters for National Poetry Month Virtual Poetry Festival on April 16

This month’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, April 16, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated by Alex Reilly and hosted by Esteban Colon, the event will feature both local and national poets […]

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Beyond Books Collection Offered at the Racine Public Library

The “Beyond Books Collection” at the Racine Public Library contains a variety of equipment and games for community members to check out and utilize. The Beyond Books Collection provides everything from metal detectors to a Cricut Explore Air 2, and even a pickleball paddle and ball set. The Racine Public Library says there are, “multiple […]

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Racine HarborMarket Comes to Monument Square This Summer

RACINE – Racine HarborMarket – a new outdoor market – is coming to Monument Square starting June 30. Racine HarborMarket is a collaboration between Kenosha’s Original HarborMarket and the Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC). The Kenosha organization has managed the Kenosha HarborMarket for the past 30 years. Market managers promise “the freshest regional produce” including fruits, […]

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Over Our Head Players Presents 2022 Snowdance 10 Minute Comedy Festival

Over Our Head Players concluded the 2022 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival on March 6, 2022. The festival was concluded with an awards presentation for the audience’s favorite “best in snow prizes” to participants. Snowdance was produced by an ensemble cast including John Adams, Kristin Althoff, Melissa Hughes Ernest, Nicholas Hoyt, Joey Lange, Tina Paukstelis, […]

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“Clue: On Stage” Opens March 18 at Racine Theatre Guild

Lights, camera, action! The Racine Theatre Guild is back again to present the community with another entertaining performance. “Clue: On Stage” will run from March 18 until April 3 at the Racine Theatre Guild, 2519 Northwestern Ave. This performance is based on the film and board game, Clue or as it is known internationally, Cluedo. […]

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Mahogany Black Arts and Cultural Center Proposed for Racine County

RACINE – On Saturday, March 5, Scott Terry, along with fellow board members, announced the advent of the Mahogany Black Arts and Cultural Center, Inc. (MBACC) in Racine. The announcement was made from the temporary location of the museum and cultural center, Mahogany Gallery, 1422 Washington Ave. Scott Terry, CEO of Mahogany Gallery, speaks about […]

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Former Public Art Project Pieces Sought by Downtown Racine Corporation

RACINE – The Downtown Racine Corporation is seeking public art project pieces from years past to be donated back to the project. Previous participants, donors or other collectors who may have retained a piece of art from the previous 20 years are being asked to consider donating their artwork back to the DRC. Downtown Racine […]