This week's 20Q features Brian Matteson, a native of Whitewater who plays drums and sings for Gary the Band, a trio he performs in alongside friends Marques Johnson and Josh Calhoun.
On Thursday, Dec. 13, and Sunday, Dec. 16, BJSO will host its annual holiday concerts in Beloit and Janesville, respectively. And, once again, the shows will feature the sounds of the Badger Chordhawks Chorus, an all-male a cappella vocal ensemble.
“Battlefield V” has the bones of a great World War II shooter, but it is plagued with weird glitches that mar the experience, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Magnum Opus, a new professional ballet company based in Madison, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
Janesville’s fifth-annual Jolly Jingle runs from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, and it features several events the organizer says are free or low cost and are suitable for families.
“Hitman 2” is a solid stealth game full of clever ways to assassinate foes, but, for better or worse, it feels too familiar to 2016’s “Hitman,” writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
Despite being hampered by street construction for the six months it’s been open, The Tin Fox has managed to thrive at 2616 Monroe St., Madison. Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick credits the eatery for having done everything right by providing excellent service and outstanding fare in a handsome, open environment.
Janesville's Rotary Botanical Gardens has added about 175,000 lights to its annual holiday light show this year. The show opens Friday, Nov. 23.
The professional harpist from Whitewater discusses building calluses, pre-gig rituals, and the joys of lugging around an 85-pound instrument.
The Four Dishes found the pub fare and fish fry at Whitewater's The Real MacCoy's appealing along with the homemade desserts the eatery offers.
Pageantry, song and dance will all be part of JPAC’s “Annie” production. But Director Edie Baran wants to bring the audience into the Depression-era setting to honor the original story.
If you’ve never seen a high school musical, or if you haven’t seen one since you were in high school, it might be worth your time to skip the movies and head to the local high school auditorium.
After recent attempts to censor the unsavory part of certain recent games, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee wonders what should be allowed in video games.
Anointed One, which opened last year on Madison's far west side, specializes in fare commonly associated with Southern soul food: heavily battered, deep-fried chicken, pork and fish, with sides such as corn bread, collard greens, yams and green beans with pork, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Students will perform Tuesday, Nov. 20, in the Janesville Performing Arts Center's Music and Drama Festival-- a showcase of choir and drama performances from students in the center's music and drama classes.
The Beloit native and professional drummer talks about overcoming cancer, being starstruck and his favorite types of ice cream and cheese.
‘Diablo’ fans became upset when they found out the next game in the franchise is a mobile spinoff. While many are trying to dismiss these gamers’ complaints by calling them entitled, Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee understands their frustration.
Coupled with an ambience reminiscent of old-world Italy, the food at Capri Restaurant did not disappoint The Four Dishes during a recent trip to downtown Rockford, Illinois.
The Janesville Noon Kiwanis are expecting around 600 people and more than 100 brewing companies to take part in this year's Fall Fest-of-Ale on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Holiday Inn Express & Janesville Conference Center.
A large cast of students will be involved when Parker High School presents its production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" beginning Friday, Nov. 9, at the school, 3125 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville.
“Red Dead Redemption II” is a beast of a game with an overwhelming amount of things to see and do, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee. Here are his first impressions as he works through the game.
Stage One presents a local radio production of the H.G. Wells classic "War of the Worlds" starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31. The show will be broadcast live on WCLO (1310 AM), but those interested can attend the show for free at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
Billed as a "craft-casual public house," Sweet Home Wisconsin on Regent Street in Madison is an upscale sports bar with an appetizing menu and tasty beverages, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
The late John “TotalBiscuit” Bain will be the first non-player to be inducted into the Esports Hall of Fame. It’s the right way to recognize his contributions to the gaming industry, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
El Patron in Edgerton is like a cute little corner cafe overlaid with a Mexican flair. With three locations (Sun Prairie, Fort Atkinson and Edgerton), its owners must be doing something right, writes The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes.
Logan Nelson, administrative director of the Sterling North Book and Film Festival in Edgerton, believes there’s something primal about telling stories, something just a step or two below the need for food and water.
Jim Thomas has played a variety of roles for Janesville Little Theatre, both on stage and off. Pat Cook's "Two Witches, No Waiting" will mark his first time as a director.
If you’re looking for a spooky game to play with your significant other or friend, “Until Dawn” is a surprisingly engaging co-op experience, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee.
DLUX, an upscale burger place off the Capitol Square in Madison, has established itself one of the city’s favorite burger restaurants, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Providing a family-friendly alternative to the scares of the Halloween season, Janesville's parks and recreation division will again host its annual Enchanted Forest and Hollywood Hayride beginning Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Palmer Park, 2501 Palmer Drive.
The NYC resident and Janesville native talks about what drew him to the theater, ever-changing developments in set design and what he misses most when he's away from his Wisconsin hometown.
Both “Outlast” games are the scariest Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee has ever played, and they’re perfect for Halloween, he writes.
The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes, recently visited the unobtrusive Medusa Grill and Bistro in downtown Lake Geneva and came away quite impressed.
Stage One will present its local production "Inherit the Wind," a play loosely based on the events of the 1925 Scopes Trial, beginning Friday, Oct. 12, at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
Wherever you fall on the spooky spectrum, the Rock County Historical Society will provide something for you during its Spirits in the Night season, said Tim Maahs, executive director.