It was a jubilant atmosphere welcoming back the S.S. Badger Carferry for the start of the 2021 sailing season. The high school bands of Manitowoc Lincoln High School Manitowoc Lutheran High School and Roncalli High School/Manitowoc performed a piece entitled “A Jubilant March” composed by Rick Kirby for the 150th Anniversary of the City of
Here’s a look at the full inauguration program of the newly elected Alderpersons and Mayor serving the City of Manitowoc. April 20, 2021 “Together, and only together, can we insure that our Tomorrow is brighter than our Yesterday.” – Mayor Justin Nickels
Cherney Maribel Caves Park volunteer Michael Sobush was kind of enough to provide a brief history of the Maribel Caves Hotel (National Register of Historic Places). Built in 1900, only a few sections of the original structure are intact after a 1984 fire gutted the building and a 2013 tornado brought down some walls. Situated
Join us as we learn more about the upcoming Victory Gardens of WWII presentation. ? ? ? ??? A collaboration between Wisconsin Maritime Museum and Manitowoc Public Library. Shane Lee shares the knowledge and info about reserving your own seed kit! Did you know the Grow It Forward Community Food Center coordinates the S. 14th
Join us for a live painting demo from local artist Sonia Vasquez.
Join us for this live stream of Artist Sonia Vasquez painting a portrait from a photograph of a model at the Rahr West Art Museum. This is part of the Portrait of Manitowoc project.
Join us for this live stream of Artist Sonia Vasquez painting a portrait from a live model at the Rahr West Art Museum. This is part of the Portrait of Manitowoc project.
Join us for a virtual tour of The Rahr West’s “The Art of Tablesetting” during this Live Stream event with introduction by Executive Director Greg Vadney.
Colleen and Trent tell us about the creative collaboration that is the Live Forever Project. The mission is to keep memories of live using the power of the Arts. Interview the wisdom keepers of the community and turn their stories into various art forms. Poetry, theater, dance, music and songwriting, storytelling integrated into a production.
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May), Xia Vang wore traditional Hmong costume and shared a bilingual story in both Hmong and English. The Book is called “Tsev Need Was Kuv Hlub” or “The Family That I Love”, by author See For, illustrated by Duachaka Her. Enjoy.
In celebration of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (May), Kaonou Hang wore traditional Hmong costume and shared a bilingual story in both Hmong and English. The Book is called “Thom Khwm Liab” or “Red Socks”, by author Ellen Mayer, illustrated by Ying-Hwa Hu. Enjoy.
Local musicians have shared their talents for this reel to bring entertainment to those in isolation during the COVID19 Safer at Home order. Song Stylings of Tessa Komorowski and Kevin Sievert; Piano Duo of Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and Dr. Diana Shapiro; Jim Garrington; MPSD Band Bash 2019; and the Coolest Coast feature videos about the
Talent abounds on the #coolestcoast. Thanks to Paul Sucherman and David Bourgeois for sharing information about the Lakeshore Big Band. While the spring concert is postponed, you can enjoy the sweet sounds of these musicians rehearsing. A mini-concert for your enjoyment while socially distant.
The Wisconsin Waterways ? Room at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum is a fun and educational hands on learning environment all about how water behaves including dams, irrigation, piping, lochs and resources about marine life in Dr. Gill’s education room. Kids and adults alike will enjoy the interactive exhibits. The Waterways Room really makes a splash!
We caught up with Matt Goff of Northern Roots Woodworking at his woodworking studio to learn more about his “tiny business” and being a Coolest Coast Craftsman.
It’s the 60th Anniversary of the Clipper City Model Railroad Club. Join us for this interview with founding member Capt. Al Nelson and a look at the fascinating model railroad layout. There’s buttons to push that activate various experiences, and secrets to find throughout the layouts including a ‘Go Packers’ rock. Enjoy 30 locomotives and
In this episode of Coffee on the Coast, we learn more about the 90 year history of the Holy Family Conservatory of Music with Dr. Stanislava Varshavski and Sister Carol Ann Gambsky. Students of all ages and all instruments, including voice, are welcome to take lessons at the Conservatory. Emmy Award winner Garth Neustadter started
Love is in the air! Dylan Chmura-Moore stops by to tell us all about The Manitowoc Symphony’s “Italian Journey” Concert coming to The Capitol Civic Centre for a lovely Valentine weekend on February 15th at 2:30pm.
Frank Hermans dropped by to talk about his new show “Hamilton LTD The Musical” which is in Manitowoc on Feb. 12th at 7:30 tickets available at cccshows.org
Snoga! Snowshoe Yoga at Woodland Dunes Nature Preserve. Read that sentence one more time. Does it get any cooler than winter on the Coolest Coast? Thank you to yogi Jennifer Jelenic for leading a snowshoe hike through the trails at beautiful Woodland Dunes with yoga stops along the way. Tree pose in the forest is
The Lakeshore Wind Ensemble is a band of talented musicians performing an entertaining repertoire on the #coolestcoast. From students to professionals, for 36 years the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble has been sharing music. You’ve got to check out the horn section! Join us for this episode, under the direction of conductor Marc Sackman, as we enjoy
In March 2020, the City of Manitowoc will celebrate 150 years. On November 9, 2019, the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity celebrated 150 years. That’s right. The order was established here on the #coolestcoast before the City of Manitowoc was established as a city. We visited with the Sisters at Holy Family Convent to find
Cathy Green, Executive Director of The Wisconsin Maritime Museum stopped by the studio to tell us about the “Saturday Learning Series” which takes place at the museum this Saturday 12-14-2019 at 1:00pm. Discover the fascinating world-class stories and history at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. Become a member and attendance is free!
Join us as we visit Manitowoc’s sister-city of Kamogawa, Japan for the 25th anniversary of the sister-city friendship. Located on the shore of the Pacific Ocean, Kamogawa’s beautiful coast is a natural companion to the #coolestcoast. The warm and friendly citizens of Kamogawa extended a hearty welcome to the delegation visiting from Manitowoc. Glimpse the beautiful
Christine D. Kornely portrays Rosie the Riveter and shares the history of Rosie the Riveter on the Coolest Coast, the 600 women who left their kitchens to become production warriors during WWII. To see the exhibit, visit Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Summer nights on the #coolestcoast were a blast at Night Market 920! Looking forward to rocking it out again next summer. Thanks to Grow It Forward, Brennan Seehafer Productions, Night Market 920 for the good times on the #coolestcoast The Glam Band
Honoring the legacy of John and Ruth West at the beautiful West of the Lake Gardens and Lester Bentley mural room. 6+ acres of lakeshore beauty in full bloom. Annuals and perennials. The creative work of head gardener and horticulturist Don Cisler and his team in the style of Ruth West.
International friendships, cultural immersion and a broadened perspective on the world are just a few of the benefits of participating in the Manitowoc International Relations Association sister-city student exchange with Kamogawa, Japan. It is a beautiful friendship shared between our two cities. Here the students express in their own words the profound impact of the
Access to quality education, including higher education, contributes to a great life on the #coolestcoast. ConGRADulations to all the graduates who now step out into the world to make a difference and realize their individual success stories. We are proud of you! There are additional fine institutions throughout the #coolestcoast not featured in this episode.