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Off the Cuff
Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Cocoon Room does it all in Riverwest

 Cocoon Room (820 E. Locust St.) is a Riverwest multipurpose creative space—art gallery and boutique, performance space (for comedians, musicians and poets), design space (jewelry, graphics, video, web) and gathering space (fashion shows, yoga, self-defense training). Off the Cuff
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Alyson Chavez speaks of education and boys in tights

 Alyson Chavez is the face and voice of Milwaukee Ballet. As director of community outreach, she does directing, education, training and writing through Milwaukee Ballet II (MBII). She recently sat down with Off the Cuff to discuss farm systems and Packers tights
A&E Feature
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

UPROOTED Theatre’s Marti Gobel and friends dramatize discrimination on two continents

“Incredible experience,” says Suzan Fete. “I saw monkey gland sauce on the menu!” Fete, of Renaissance Theaterworks, ran across the sauce in South Africa, while on tour with Renaissance’s Brandy Kline and Marti Gobel, the producing artistic director of UPROOTED Theatre
Off the Cuff
Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

Rick Petrie on the multi-ethnic Settlement Museum

 Rick Petrie is a UW-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design graduate, and executive director of Urban Anthropology Inc. He recently sat down with Off the Cuff to discuss the Old South Side Settlement Museum (707 W. Lincoln Ave.)
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013
 Michael Hupy has been a lawyer for more than four decades. And a good one too—he all but owns this fine paper’s annual Best Personal Injury Lawyer award. He is also a longtime motorcycle enthusiast. With the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration approaching, he sat down
A&E Feature
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
“Shepherd Express? Is that a fast herd of sheep or something,” asks Dick Chudnow, who co-founded ComedySportz with Bob Orvis in 1984. Orvis recalls those early days: “We’d go out and people hadn’t even seen
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Talking with Dave McLellan of Kohl’s Wild Theater

For the third consecutive summer, the Milwaukee County Zoo is running daily summer theatrical performances through Labor Day. Kohl’s Wild Theater (wildtheater.org)
Off the Cuff
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Z Travel’s Zac Fowler

 Z travel has been hosting tours for the last three years. Groups go round the world for outings and parties: breweries, concerts, derby days, sporting events and wine tastings. Owner and operator Zac Fowler leads the
Off the Cuff
Saturday, June 8, 2013

Off The Cuff with Nick and Ben Ginster

 Brothers Nick and Ben Ginster co-founded Fyxation, a bicycle parts and accessories company that services hundreds of domestic shops