duo Tour de Force recorded Battle Cry,
an album of powerful deep-groove reggae in several styles, and handed it off to
a worldwide network of DJ remix artists. The ambitious result is housed in this
two-CD set. Disc one is Tour de Force’s authoritative handling of reverb-laden
dub and tongue-twisting toasts; disc
This weekend, Doors Open Milwaukee will offer the opportunity to enter many of the landmark buildings we pass everyday (and have often wondered, “What’s inside?”). Said to be the oldest Milwaukee commercial building still in use, the Grand Avenue club (210 E. Michigan Ave.) will open its door for tours as well as an exhibition of local photography. Curated by Milwaukee photographer Philo, t...
Ramen noodles are associated with dorm life—with saving
money during the week for that weekend binge. Toni Patrick admits to her
college-years emersion in ramen, but coming from a family of cookbook authors,
she felt motivated to explore what can be done with the humble
Although James Gandolfini was not a one-note actor, he will
always be associated with Tony Soprano, the role that gained him fame.
Admittedly, his blunt-faced, hulking appearance would have inclined him toward
gangsters and tough guys even if “The Sopranos” had never happened. In The
Oscar’s on a Roll debuted a few weeks ago at Mexican Fiesta and Milwaukee’s newest food truck hit the streets last week. For husband and wife team Oscar Castaneda and Elisabeth Stoeger, the truck is an extension of their much-loved Oscar's Pub and Grill on 17th and Pierce. The truck will serve th...
James Brown may have been the godfather of soul music, but
he also sired flesh-and-blood children. His youngest daughter, Yamma Brown,
recalls sweetness and sadness in her dishy account of an imperious talent whose
uncontrollable rage included beating her mother behind closed doors
Despite the problems it had meeting deadlines for the World
Cup, Brazil is considered a rising colossus. Neill Lochery of the University
College London traces the origins of Brazil’s ascent to World War II and the
relations the country developed with the U.S. Brazil’s dictator Getulio Vargas