Arts & Entertainment

Booze and Botany, Wausau Night Market and more this weekend

Booze and Botany  Thursday 7/18 | Whitewater Music Hall, Wausau  Ok, so yeah we all know Monk Botanical Gardens has...
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Balloons, jazz, comical magic and more in Wausau this weekend

Justin Willman Illusionati Tour  Thursday, 7/11 | Grand Theater, Wausau  Besides appearing on multiple late-night shows such as The Tonight...
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Former Weston clerk charged with fraud more than a year later

A former village of Weston clerk fired early last year following a fraud investigation is now facing felony charges.  Theresa...
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Fourth of July events and other things to check out this weekend

Fourth of July Fireworks  Thursday 7/4 | Wausau Municipal Airport, Wausau  Once upon a time, there was a big Fourth...
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Concerts in the clouds, park movies and more this weekend

Concert in the Clouds: Billy Bronsted  Saturday 6/29 | Rib Mountain Amphitheater, Rib Mountain Billy Bronsted is local to Wausau,...
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The new Dawg House Weston is making an art form out of hot dogs

A dog can offer you unconditional love, adventure, and many joyous moments. But Rob and Molly Schultz’s three-year-old Archie went...
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Wausau’s New Big Weekend, The Wizard of Oz and more

Wings over Wausau  Fri-Sat 6/21-22 | Wausau Municipal Airport, Wausau  The Balloon Rally and Rib Fest was one of the...
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Shrek Jr, Solstic Summit, Wings of Halcyon and more this weekend

Shrek Jr: The Musical  Thursday, Sat-Sun, 6/13, 6/15-6 | Grand Theater, Wausau  The Penguin Project nearly had to fold its...
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Marathon County deputies make arrest following high-speed chase 

Marathon County deputies arrested the driver that led them on a high-speed chase between Mosinee and Wausau, authorities say.  Police...
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Cultures Fest, Blippi, Man of Honor and more this weekend

Community Cultures Fest  Saturday, 6/8 | Marathon Park, Wausau  In the 70s and 80s, Wausau welcomed a number of Hmong...
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Wausau Events moves first Concert on the Square to Rothschild Pavilion

Wausau Events announced today that it will move the first Concert on the Square to the Rothschild Pavilion tonight (Wednesday)...
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Architectural ambles, Wausau pride and more events this weekend

Architecture Amble  Thursday 5/30 | First UU Church, Wausau  I’m a pretty big history nerd, so this one caught my...
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Take our annual Best of the Wausau Area survey

It's that time of year again - City Pages is releasing its 2024 Best of the Wausau Area annual reader...
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Knowlton House Distillery is making award-winning spirits out of cheese by-products

When you first walk into Knowlton House Distillery south of Mosinee, the blend of operation and function become abundantly clear. ...
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Memorial Day Weekend, Paddygrass and other Wausau events

Memorial Day Parade  Saturday 5/25 | Downtown Wausau  There’s something about a parade — they go back to a different...
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A message from City Pages Publisher and MMC owner Pat Wood about the impacts of new postage increases

Dear Reader, The United State Postal Service recently announced another 10% increase in their rates effective July 14, 2024. Since...
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Kronenwetter hires Kampfer as its village administrator after heated meeting

Peter Kampfer joked that, toward the end of a three-hour, contentious village of Kronenwetter meeting, that he had been a...
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Demun Jones, Kylar Kuzio, roller derby and more this weekend

Demun Jones Friday, 5/17 | Q&Z Expo Center, Ringle  A practitioner of the kind of country-rap hybrid that has become...
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Casa Amigos opened in the former Perkins restaurant, in a location where others struggled

In every city, there are a few spots where businesses cannot achieve a long-term tenure, but Yareldi Gutierrez is betting...
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An early Brass Differential show, a circus and more events

Brass Differential  Thursday 5/9 | Center for Civic Engagement Veninga Theater, Wausau  One of the highlights of the summer Concert...
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Center for the Visual Arts

Two exhibits at the CVA take you to very different places

(First published in the June 6, 2019 issue of City Pages) Just keep swimming Contemporary meets classic in Swim Girls Mitch Kezar “Golden Swim Cap” by Mary Catherine Solberg When stepping into the upstairs Vault Gallery of the Center for the Visual Arts in Wausau, you may think you’re viewing art from the Renaissance era, […]

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Splendor in the seasons

(First published in the January 31, 2019 issue of City Pages) The Center for the Visual Arts’ 29th annual Midwest Seasons exhibit is especially delightful this year “Autumn Sunrise” by Elizabeth Ivers Wisconsin and the Midwest experiences all four seasons, from harsh and snowy winters, to hot and humid summers with colorful autumns and green blooming springs

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