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Off the Cuff
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

50th anniversary of the summer that changed America

 This June, poet, civil rights activist and UW-Waukesha English professor Emerita Margaret (Peggy) Rozga and UWW history teacher Jim O’Leary will lead a nine-day Freedom Ride commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer. Rozga, a member of the Milwaukee
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Prometheus exciting concert series continues

For Prometheus Trio’s third concert in this season’s four-part series, Scott Tisdel (cello), Stefanie Jacob (piano) and Timothy Klabunde (violin) will perform Antonín Dvorák’s challenging Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, a set of quirky Viennese drinking song variations by Hans Gál, and Ned Rorem’s
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Off the Cuff with Sugar Todd

 Fifteen years ago, Sugar Todd dreamed of being an Olympic speed skater. Now 23, Todd’s childhood dream has come true. At this year’s Olympic Trials held at the Utah Olympic Oval, Todd qualified for the 2014 U.S. Speedskating Long Track Olympic Team and will compete
Dining Out
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
 Located at 1504 E. North Ave., Glass Nickel Pizza’s Milwaukee-themed, post-industrial interior (read: kick-ass gear-themed tables and metal accents) adds a unique style to the area’s lively restaurant scene. Pies are GNP’s forte, bringing together homemade crusts (hand-tossed, thick and
Theater
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

First Stage’s ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

 Talk about a gut-busting show! Opening night of First Stage Children’s Theater’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (performed by the “Cosby Cast” this
anodyne
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

The roaster will host public cuppings this month

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Company’s recently opened roasting and packaging facility at 224 W. Bruce St. has been awarded organic certification by the nonprofit Midwest Organic Services Association (MOSA). In order to be certified, Anodyne had to prove that its organic products would not be in contact with non-organic matter and meet other processing, handling and offering criteria.

In a pr...
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
 Founded earlier this year, the nonprofit Troop Café (3430 W. Wisconsin Ave.) is serving the community wholesome, delicious meals while providing U.S. veterans paid job training and employment in the culinary and hospitality business. Off the Cuff sat down with Manager Chris
milwaukee pets alive
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013

Help some pups in need this holiday season

The nonprofit Milwaukee Pets Alive (MPA) recently purchased 100 community donation boxes for $776 ($476 for boxes and $300 for shipping) from an overseas vendor, but ended up receiving the shipment from the Chinese company Hotsun with much of the merchandize significantly damaged.

As MPA’s Executive Director Lisa Grabowski states in the organization’s press release, “$776 is a fortune...