#TBT: Kori Davis’ poetry at Kenosha Fusion

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KENOSHA ⏤ While music is often the focus of entertainment locally, poetry and prose still add heart and soul to the Kenosha scene. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Most often, a mix of different genres and styles of music rule the local open mics. However, Kenosha is just as much a city of poets as it is a city [...]

#WhatYouMissed: A look back on last week’s stories (March 15-21, 2021)

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KENOSHA ⏤ Often, it is the case in the 24-hour news cycle that people read stories and then they quickly forget about them within a week's time. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata As a result of this, we want to offer a look back each week on stories that impacted our community the previous seven days. So, please, take [...]

#AroundTheMics: Warmer weather brings out new faces to mics

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KENOSHA ⏤ For the first time since COVID-19 hit the city, the Monday night open mics felt the same as they did before we all knew what it was like to lose them for nearly a year. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Warmer temperatures even brought out new faces ⏤ including one performer who played for the first time [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: Bands Earthmother, Ghost in Color and Lunar Lizard

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KENOSHA ⏤ Some of the most exceptional musicians the area has to offer make up the three bands featured on tonight's edition of #SaintsRadioSunday. There may be very few in the Kenosha area who have not experienced the musical ability of Earthmother. In fact, the Observer has already talked about the jam band's member Josy [...]

From Our Founder: Be part of the change in Kenosha journalism; sponsor the Observer

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https://videopress.com/v/GObqrnpv?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata KENOSHA ⏤ You may have noticed video ads popping up on the Uptown Observer website recently seeking people to sponsor our work. Like the ones I’ve blatantly placed on this page as well.  This has been a soft signal from me that I am opening the door for sponsors.  Here’s the overt signal https://videopress.com/v/Wpdx2tXi?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata [...]

#AroundTheMics: Young musicians take over

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https://videopress.com/v/GObqrnpv?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata https://videopress.com/v/Wpdx2tXi?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata KENOSHA ⏤ When one sees a young person at an open mic, they are likely to assume that lack of years means lack of talent. However, younger artists proved that is not the case Monday night. Young students of musician Haven Wells opened up the Rustic open mic Monday night, blowing away many [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday (Feb. 28, 2021): Kenosha musicians to spend some time listening to

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https://videopress.com/v/GObqrnpv?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata KENOSHA ⏤ Good evening, Kenosha. It's another Sunday, and therefore, it's another night to listen to some local musicians. As a result, this week's playlist features Mykal Baas, Haley Klinkhammer, Liam Maxwell, Haven Wells and Maxwell Melendrez. Each of these featured musicians pumps an incredible amount of life into the local music scene. Please [...]

#TBT: Ben Mulwana at Rustic Road Brewing Co.

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KENOSHA ⏤ If you had given Sam Cooke a guitar and taught him how to play it well, you’d get a musician like Kenosha songwriter Ben Mulwana.  You’ve likely heard of Mulwana, known and appreciated for his consistently smooth voice, whether or not you’ve seen him perform. However, beyond his stellar musical ability, the thing that [...]

Mid-Week Rewind: New communication hut for Uptown; new Fire Station No. 4 for KFD

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https://videopress.com/v/zcmdwsRA?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Visit thatkenoshajournalist.zenfolio.com KENOSHA ⏤ Initiatives to improve the Kenosha Fire Department and internet access in Uptown and throughout the city moved through committees this week. For the KFD, city committees approved needed variances for a new Kenosha Fire Station No. 4. The city is planning to largely model the new Fire Station No. 4 [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: Lines of Loyalty debuts ‘I’m Not The One’

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KENOSHA ⏤ Good morning, fellow music lovers and supporters. Welcome to another round of #SaintsRadioSunday, this week featuring Lines of Loyalty. Admittedly, this week is a little more intimate of a playlist, with one new contribution and recap of what we've received. However, you should still pay attention to these Kenosha-area artists. If you have [...]