A quick look at a few of the events going on in the area this week.
Singing, dancing, acting ... it's all on tap over the next few weeks as Christmas events begin to crop up in the area
Greenfire Restaurant Bar & Bakery in Rockford, Illinois, is anything but a chain restaurant. It's the ambitious breakfast, lunch, dinner and bar creation of Chef Philippe Forcioli, who opened the business in 2012 after building a reputation with Cafe Patou, says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Despite some annoying glitches, "Fallout 4" is of this year's greatest video game experiences, columnist Jake Magee writes.
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. (Note: Deadline for inclusion in the Nov. 25 edition of kicks requires information be submitted by 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 23.)
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.
The box-office duo of James Bond and Charlie Brown again dominated North American movie theaters over the weekend.
Janesville's Josh Grube is among thousands of consumers dropping cable or satellite for alternative streaming services that provide much of the same content at a much lower cost.
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.