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 36th Annual WAMI Awards Show

 

April 17, 2016

Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton

400 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911

 

Doors Open 6:00 p.m.

Show Starts at 7:00 p.m.

 

Watch for ticket info and more coming soon...

 

Doors Open 6:00 p.m.

Show Starts at 7:00 p.m.

 

Watch for ticket info and more coming soon...

 

 

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