The Rock County guitar master talks about his career as a behavioral clinician, his past health issues and shares the one item he couldn't live without.
The Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra's "Songs of the Season" and the show "Holiday Harmonies" will be featured this month at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
People who pay attention to the Madison dining scene have been eagerly anticipating the opening of Cadre, the new French-inspired restaurant led by chef Evan Dannells. One of the city's most well-regarded chefs, Dannells formerly worked at L’Etoile, Lucille and Merchant before opening the new eatery.
Unseasonably cold weather won't stop Rotary Botanical Gardens from putting on its annual holly, jolly and bright Holiday Light Show, which opens Friday.
Stage One will present its production of the Frank Capra classic "It's a Wonderful Life" beginning Dec. 6 at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
The Four Dishes made the short trip to Evansville recently for a visit to The Grove Market, an eatery they describe as part European cafe, part farmers market and the occasional music venue.
Owned by Janesville native Eric Peterson, Union Corners Brewery opened in June in the new Union Corners development on Madison's east side. Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick expects it to become a dining destination in short order.
A dining favorite in Rockford since opening in 1982, Mary’s Market was a recent stop for The Gazette's restaurant review team, The Four Dishes.
You can’t taste it in the craft beer brewed there, but the dust of ages of farming is still alive in the ambience and architecture at Duesterbeck’s Brewing Co.
Despite having some characteristics of the larger chain restaurants, La Cantina in Stoughton adds enough originality to impress Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Longtime naturalist Dave Bendlin shares his views on climate change, growing up outdoors and why it's important to teach kids about nature.
Students from Craig and Parker high schools in Janesville are coming together for a joint production of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" in November.
The food wasn't the only thing supernatural during The Four Dishes recent visit to Lucerne's Fondue and Spirits in Rockford, Illinois.
The music director of the Lake Geneva Symphony Orchestra talks about his first car, playing piano, and his rather long commute to work.
During a recent visit to The Winnebago Arts Café, 2262 Winnebago St., Madison, Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick was impressed with the breakfast and lunch menu. Though the cafe recently changed its menu to include only dinner and brunch, Livick expects the same great food and service options after the change.
Rachel Montry, co-director of Edgerton High School's upcoming production of "Guys and Dolls," says the show's cast is as big and talented as any the school has seen.
If there is a magic trick in this novel, it’s that Kate Racculia somehow has managed to make a series of outlandish events seem reasonably believable.
Theater fans can see Janesville Little Theatre's local production of the Academy Award-winning film and play ‘On Golden Pond’ starting Friday, Oct. 25, at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
It's hard to scare the owner of a haunted house, but Ann-Margret Naber is still too afraid to be alone in Brodhead's Screamatorium at night.
The Four Dishes stayed close to home this week, sampling the bar fare at Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill (the former Hhffrrrggh Inn) in Janesville.
Lark, a restaurant in downtown Janesville, has been nominated as one of six finalists in a food category of Madison Magazine’s 2020 “Best of Madison” poll.
Sequoia, a new sushi and ramen restaurant that opened in June on Madison's Monroe Street, offers tantalizing flavors and artful food presentations in an upscale setting, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
The inaugural event will feature family activities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the festival street at Janesville's ARISE Town Square. The Gary McAdams Band will be joined by Rock County music icons from 3 to 6 p.m.
Janesville's Noon Kiwanians are making big changes to their annual craft beer-tasting event, now known as OktoberFest of Ale & More.
Tilley's Pizza House in Beloit claims to be the city's first and oldest pizza restaurant. During a recent visit, The Four Dishes quickly figured out why the popular eatery has remained in business since the 1950s.
The Lake Geneva record store owner talks about selecting music for consumers, his favorite Muppet and the challenges independent record stores face today.
Though it tends to be slow in getting orders out, Hering's Lake Ripley Inn in Cambridge boats a menu full of good-tasting food that is well prepared, writes Gazette restaurant reviewer Bill Livick.
Grammy Award-winning "Bubbly" singer Colbie Caillat takes to the Janesville Performing Arts Center stage Saturday, Oct. 12, with a new band, Gone West.
The Gazette's restaurant review team The Four Dishes paid a visit to Fort 88 Smokehouse in Fort Atkinson and came away impressed by the entrees and desserts.
Nick French will direct the Stage One production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" when it premieres Friday, Sept. 20, at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.