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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
Be honest: do you have any idea what an alderman is?According to the all-wise Wikipedia, a 'Board of Aldermen' is "the governing executive or legislative body of many cities and towns in the United States. The term is sometimes used instead of city council, but it can also refer to an executive board independent of the council, or to what is essentially an upper house of a bicameral le...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Timely take on Shakespeare at Kenilworth Studio

My Dear Othello is a Frankenstein monster of a theater piece. From Shakespeare’s Othello the work culls plot points and its cast of characters. Like José Limón’s ballet The Moor’s Pavane, the work focuses on Othello’s four
MKE art
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
It's not often you come across wool within the confines of an art museum. The material is too functional and too common to warrant art's aura. The Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts is taking truck with the de facto banishment of wool from our art institutions. "Sheared Delights" (October 15-January 14) are then also subversive delights. On display will be the Jud and Luella Doss Vi...
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Monday, Oct. 13, 2014
It's not like you need another reason to love UWM's Student Union. Union Theater - the single screen on which, five or six nights a week, you can see movies - free and good movies. There's also the 8th Note Coffee House, where one can procure the impossible: a cup of coffee for - quite literally - one...
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Amelia takes to the battlefield searching for her man

Ahhh, the things we do for love: awaking early to serve breakfast in bed, proclaiming oneself Supreme Head of the Church of England to annul our current marriage and marry Anne Boleyn, attempting to assassinate Reagan in order to impress Jodie Foster.
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Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014
Lend me your ears Wisconsin amateur photographers of at least 15 years of age, and then lend UW-WC your lenses. Give Us Your Best Shot - not to be confused with Pat Benatar's questionably-classic rock anthem "Hit Me with Your Best Shot" (That's right. I said it. And I'll say it again. Questionably. If you want to get me riled up at a sporting event, try using "
Around Milwaukee
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
With the Beatles' sitar-augmented "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)," the Western pop culture first took notice of Indian classical music. But by 1965, the art form had been nourishing souls for centuries with its singular blend of intensity and repose, composition and improvisation, tradition and innovation. Milwaukee is privileged to have a handful of modern masters play the UWM Fine Arts R...