Friday, May 17, 2013
A list of musicians set to play during the 2013 Concerts in the Park series at Lakefront Park in downtown Hudson.
The city of Hudson has announced the schedule for the 2013 Concerts in the Park series that will take place at the Lakefront Park Bandshell in downtown Hudson. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. The City of Hudson reserves the right to make program changes without notice to the public. Concerts that are cancelled due to inclement weather will be rescheduled if possible. Concessions and restrooms are available at the Bath House. If you have questions regarding the Concerts in the Park, call the Hudson Parks Department at (715) 386-4774, ext. 113 or visit the city website at www.ci.hudson.wi.us. No pets and no smoking in the seating area.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Former lead singer for popular Waukesha-based band is facing a new challenge in his life: a solo career and writing the score for a play about alcoholism, bullying and suicide.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. If you were hitting the bars on the East Side of Milwaukee in the mid-1980s and early 1990s, you are probably fans of the BoDeans, the rock band from Waukesha. Sam Llanas and Kurt Neumann introduced the nation to the Waukesha Sound and made a name for themselves in the music industry. In 2012, Llanas decided to leave the band to work on solo projects and is facing one of those challenges right now – writing the score for a one-man play about alcoholism, bullying and suicide. “I'm working with a playwright, Doug …
There will be a concert benefiting Zach Sobiech's Osteosarcoma Research Fund Saturday, May 18 at the Lakefront Park band shell in Hudson.
There will be a concert benefiting Zach Sobiech's Osteosarcoma Research Fund Saturday, May 18 at the Lakefront Park band shell in Hudson. "Rockin' the River for Zach" will feature music by "The New Skinny" and other special guests from 3 - 6 p.m. on Saturday. Wristbands can be purchased for $5 at the park. All proceeds from the event will go to the Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund. When he was 14 years old, Sobiech, now 18, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Given only months to live, Zach turned to music to inspire others and raise awareness. RELATED: PHOTOS: Up, Up, Up, A Concert for Zach Sobiech at the Varsity Theater Lakeland Teen Captures the Attention of Hollywood Lakeland teenager with rare cancer saying …
The student art gallery will open for viewing at 6 p.m., and the musical portion of the festival begins at 7 p.m.
The student art gallery will open for viewing at 6 p.m., and the musical portion of the festival begins at 7 p.m., according to the St. Patrick Parish School, The Catholic Community of Hudson, WI page on Facebook. According to the post, at least one piece of artwork from each student will be displayed. Musical performances will include the fourth-graders playing recorders, the fifth- and sixth-grade choir, and the seventh- and eighth-graders will put on a musical preview of "The Nifty 50s." The ShamRocks Show Choir also will perofrm.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
This year’s theme, “One House, One Family, One Hundred Years,” will help guests get acquainted with the four generations of the Moffat-Hughes family who lived in the historic Octagon House.
The Octagon House Museum is open for the 2013 tour season. This year’s theme, “One House, One Family, One Hundred Years,” will help guests get acquainted with the four generations of the Moffat-Hughes family who lived in the historic Octagon House. Those taking the tour will learn about the original owners John and Nancy Moffat, who built the house in1855, all the way to their great-grandchildren 100 years later, according to this post on the St. Croix County Historical Society’s Facebook page. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 2-4:30 p.m. for visitors to take a step back into the 19th century with a tour of the elegant, octagon-shaped house with costumed guides sharing the story of the …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The historical society is also in need of choir members for the Pearly Gate Singers, and volunteers for tour guides, ticket sales and setup help for the Cemetery Walk on Saturday, June 1.
The St. Croix County Historical Society is seeking one more actor for the Cemetery Walk. “Unfortunately one of our actors is no longer available so we are in need of a replacement,” Jacki Bradham, a volunteer with the Historical Society said. The actor can be either a man or a woman. The historical society is also in need of choir members for the Pearly Gate Singers, and volunteers for tour guides, ticket sales and setup help. Anyone interested in helping with the Cemetery Walk (or learning more) may contact Jacki Bradham at 715-386-3826 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Check out this gallery of Hudson photos posted on Instagramusing #hudsonwi. Upload your Instagram photos using #hudsonwi so they show up in this gallery.
Check out this gallery of Hudson photos posted on Instagram using #hudsonwi. Upload your Instagram photos using #hudsonwi so they show up in this gallery. Do you use another hashtag on Instagram? Share it with us in the comments, and we'll build a gallery around it.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Hudson High School's production of the Neil Simon comedy "Rumors" opens tonight with a 7 p.m. performance at the high school auditorium. Six performances are scheduled over the next 10 days.
Hudson High School's production of the Neil Simon comedy "Rumors" opens tonight with a 7 p.m. performance at the high school auditorium. Peformances are scheduled for the following dates and times: Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults. The box office is open Monday through Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. From the Hudson Star-Observer: From the opening scene the comedy and confusion builds as the both the lines and action are exquisitely timed for the most impact. The cast includes Tucker Millett, Ruby Johnson, Colin Eral, Andy Lienes, Anna Head, Chris Lueneburg, Zoe Vnak, Jordan Stewart, Travis Schultz and Charlie Johnson. The stage managers for the show are Meagan Buchannan and Paige Davidson. READ THE FULL STAR-OBSERVER ARTICLE
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Author Amy Timberlake is returning to Hudson to promote “One Came Home” with a hometown book signing at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at Chapter2Books.
Author Amy Timberlake is returning to Hudson to promote “One Came Home” with a hometown book signing on Saturday, March 23 at Chapter2Books. “This is my home town (place where I grew up) book signing,” an event posting on amytimberlake.com reads. “If you come, I can promise you'll meet my entire family. You know, all these people you're seeing in the photos plastered all over my website? Yes, them! They're fun. I'm fun. Come on, join us!” Timberlake warns, she doesn’t just sign books at these events. “I do a big presentation. I read. We discuss. I show slides,” Timberlake writes in her blog. “This time, I'm adding a video too! So it's a "happening." Timberlake grew up in Hudson and graduated from Hudson High School in 1985. She is the …