To celebrate American Cheese month, Sprecher Brewery in Glendale will host a Wisconsin grilled cheese and beer dinner on October 23rd. Seven gourmet cheese sandwiches will be paired with seven Sprecher beers for the buffet-style dinner. The sandwiches will be prepared by chefs from Sprecher Restaurant and P...
Along with Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler was the author who pulled detective fiction out of the Edwardian drawing rooms and into the mean streets. His hard-boiled stories set the stage for film noir; The Big Sleep (1946) is considered a classic. Chandler was also hired by Hollywood to write original screenplays, among them, The Blue Dahlia (1946). Farewell, My Lovely was the first Chandler s...
Basya Schechter’s Hasidic upbringing in Brooklyn laid the
foundation for her music, but she continues to reach higher, adding new stories
to her groundwork. On the fifth album by her band Pharaoh’s Daughter, Schechter
explores the many cross currents that connect Eastern European Jewish
Pianist Dave Hazeltine, one of Milwaukee’s jazz luminaries
of the 1970s, turns up in good company on Returns
2014. The album title refers to the long absence from the recording studio
of the session’s leader, guitarist Mark Elf. Elf and Hazeltine swim in the cool
tide that flowed out of bebop
Ted Rall is an author, graphic novelist and rarity among the
recent generation of foreign correspondents—an unembedded reporter covering
American mishaps without permission from the U.S. military. It’s dangerous
work, he reports in this caustic account of his Afghan sojourn. In After
A washed-up TV host (Pierce Brosnan) pauses before jumping
from a tall building in London. Next thing he knows, three other wannabe
suicides line up behind him: a failed grunge musician (Aaron Paul), a
hard-pressed mom (Toni Collette) and a drug-addled club girl (Imogen Poots).
Based on the
Old Town Serbian Gourmet House is still open, despite a plethora of road construction obstructing many routes into the Lincoln Village neighborhood on Milwaukee’s near South Side. One of the city’s favorite restaurants since the early 1970s, Old Town specializes in the flavorful and filling cuisine of the Balkans, such as burek, chicken paprikash, chevapchichi and the wonderful, lettuce-free S...
World War I is usually remembered in black-and-white pictures, but in Britain (and among readers of British literature), the keepers of memory were often poets. A remarkable generation of young writers volunteered for service when war began and selections of their work