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4:49 PM, Feb. 6, 2013  |  Comments
Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand will perform at Lincoln High School on Feb. 26.
Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand will perform at Lincoln High School on Feb. 26.
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RubberBand to perform at Lincoln

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MANITOWOC - Washington Junior High School's Dream Academy will present Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand at Lincoln High School at 7 p.m. Feb. 26. As a part of its mission to "celebrate youth" and "inspire their dreams," the Dream Academy is bringing the event to the area for $5 per ticket.

Ryan Shupe & the RubberBand is a five-man band from Salt Lake City that describes its sound as "PostHeeHawFunkadelicHipHopNewgrass," according to the band's website, www.shupe.net/band.

The band, which appeals to all ages but especially to high school and college students, features a variety of instruments and musical styles as well as "witty lyrics, funny antics, sing-a-longs and introspective ballads," according to the website.

Tickets are available at Washington Junior High, 2101 Division St., Manitowoc Coffee, 836 S Eighth St., and LaDeDa Books & Beans, 1624 New York Ave. If tickets remain, they also will be available at the door.

For a promotional video, visit http://www.bing.com/videos.

UnitedOne offers scholarships

MANITOWOC - UnitedOne Credit Union is accepting scholarship applications for the 2013-14 academic year. Two scholarships, valued at $1,000 each, will be awarded. One will go to a Manitowoc County resident and one to a Sheboygan County resident; UnitedOne has offices in Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

Scholarship funds must be used for tuition and/or books, and applicants must plan to be actively enrolled for the 2013-14 academic year. Only electronic applications, available at www.UnitedOne.org, will be accepted. All applications are due by 5 p.m. April 1. Late applications will not be accepted.Winners will be notified after April 12.

Farmer is latest author in Regional Writers Series

MANITOWOC - The University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc will host Justin Isherwood as part of its Regional Writers Series on Tuesday. The free program will begin at 6 p.m. in the campus library located on the second floor of Founders Hall. Isherwood will read from his recent books, "Pulse" and "The Book of Plough" and will be available for book signings.

Isherwood, a fifth-generation farmer, is an award-winning Wisconsin writer, essayist and humorist. His work has been published in state and national publications and anthologies. Some of his titles include "The Farm West of Mars," "White Ladies & Naked Gardens," "Family & the Rural Life," "Christmas Stones & The Story Chair," and "FarmKid." He and his wife, Lynn, live on the family farm in Plover.

The final author scheduled to participate in the series is Richard Curtiss-Hauschild from Fond du Lac, author of "The Ledge," on March 12. For more information about the series, contact Laura Apfelbeck at (920) 686-6059 or laura.apfelbeck@uwc.edu.

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