Kenosha Community Media is looking forward to providing video coverage of the 2017 Civic Veterans Parade, presented by Snap-on. Parade kicks off at 1:00pm with floats, marching bands, local dignitaries, and more with a route that begins at 22nd Avenue and 63rd Street, heads south on 60th Street to Sheridan Road, where it travels north along Sheridan Road.
RG Productions' old-time radio performance ensemble celebrated the 102nd anniversary of the birth of Kenosha's native son, Orson Welles, and its own 10th anniversary on May 6, 2017 at the Kenosha History Center. They re-created a 1938 radio broadcast of The Shadow, as well as an episode of the Jack Benny Show, when Orson Welles was substituting for the series' host.
Fifty seven high school students from across North America converged on Kenosha, Wisconsin from April 27-May 1, 2017 for the Moose International Youth Awareness Congress. The opening session for this Congress took place at the Kenosha County Building and featured guest speakers, Scott Hart, director general, Moose International, and Tammy Conforti, founder, Kenosha Dream Playground Project.
For more than 25 years, Moose International has organized high school students into a highly effective speakers’ bureau with the goal of educating preschool and elementary school-aged children on a variety of topics, including drug and alcohol abuse, child abuse, “stranger danger,” bullying and peer pressure, and healthy habits and nutrition.
Get to know Kenosha Moose 286 HERE. Learn about Moose International HERE.
The last full weekend in April 2017, the get bEHIND the aRTS Studio Tour offered three days filled with art––inviting guests to explore an entire weekend of creativity in Southeastern Wisconsin. Now in its seventh year, the self-guided tour allowed access to 67 artists’ studios featuring over 100 creatives at 27 locations throughout Racine and Kenosha. Visual artists of all mediums and performing artists will again open their private workspaces for a rare, behind-the-scenes glimpse of their innovative and productive worlds. This program and host, Carole Moresi, visits Kenosha locations.
The Kenosha Symphony Orchestra wrapped up its 2016-17 season in grand style on Saturday, April 29, 2017 with a performance of Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. This symphony was recorded by KCM's cameras. The night also featured a performance of Shostakovich's Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Major, Op.102 with guest pianist (and Carthage graduate student) Panpan Wang. Due to copyright issues, this performance could not be recorded.
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