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 legislature."V...
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
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...
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...
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.
Here are some
harrowing facts courtesy of local shelter, the Guest House of Milwaukee. Every night
around 1,500 people are homeless in Milwaukee. To facilitate all of Milwaukee’s
homeless men—many of whom are veterans, are struggling with addiction or are suffering
from some form of mental illness—local
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 "