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Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

Milwaukee premiere of 'Omnium Gatherum'

Omnium Gatherum is an intimate, intense political reflection, a voyeuristic social snapshot told through a five-course gourmet dinner party. Written by two New Yorkers, it reflects and records the days after Sept. 11, 2001. Windfall Theatre's...
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Singer Barbara Stephan was recently drawn into a mystical new endeavor. “I've always dabbled in visual arts,” the Beloit native says. “But nothing came of it until I started seeing bizarre faces in the trees.” The faces became photos, prints and a website. Recently, her work appeared on the cover of Chicago's...
Off the Cuff
Monday, April 4, 2011
Designer Byron Thomas has thrown a fashion curve at Wisconsin's political discourse with politically themed T-shirts, available at Bullseye Records (1627 E. Irving Place) and Sky High Skateboard Shop (2501 S. Howell Ave.). "I sort of lucked into spots on...
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Inspired exhibit at Jewish Museum Milwaukee

The current exhibition at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, "The Children of Israel Journeyed: Selections From the Chagall Bible Series," features 21 fine art block prints and a giant tapestry illustrating scenes from the...
City Guide 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009

The pros and cons of the city's social life

I have enjoyed beer in a great many places: breweries, plazas and pubs in Europe; karaoke halls and outdoor restaurants in Southeast Asia; beaches, clubs and parades in South America; and cafes, festivals and ballparks coast to coast right here in the United States. Nobody does beer like Milwaukee. It begins with an utter lack of pretension; Milwaukeeans are true blue. What you see is what you get. And love it or hate it, drinking is what we do best. For better or worse, alcohol also brings out the best and worst of Milwaukee...
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009

Dance Preview

"I'm actually sitting on my couch researching bra burning right now," says Kelly Anderson, choreographer for Danceworks' upcoming The Bra Project. "In 1968, underground radical women needed a target. The Miss America pageant was live on TV, so they showed up in Atlantic City with a 'freedom' trash can for lipstick, girdles, bras and other 'items of torture.' "They even...

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