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Concert Reviews
Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Oct. 1, 2011

Saturday marked the first show of the current tour for British singer-songwriter Richard Thompson, and for a small but committed audience at Marcus Center's Vogel Hall he channeled all that pent-up energy and anticipation into an astounding...
Concert Reviews
Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Sept. 17, 2011

That recognizable curly mop of hair above the high forehead is fully gray now, and the man himself is just shy of his 62nd birthday, but Lindsey Buckingham moved about like a frenzied teenager while playing like the experienced master guitarist he is...
Local Music
Monday, Sept. 5, 2011
Tom DuBuque was always in motion as house manager of the Pabst Theater. Throughout his 41 years at the theater, he preferred to be offstage, assisting patrons, solving problems or happy to just greet an interested tourist poking a head in to see...
Concert Reviews
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

Aug. 28, 2011

Steely Dan hasn't had a new record since 2003, but that didn't matter a bit to the energized crowd at the Riverside Theater Sunday night. They were there to hear "the hits," and they weren't disappointed. The instantly recognizable songs (as well as ...
Concert Reviews
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011

Aug. 20, 2011

The city has had its share of long, hot summer days this year, but on Saturday night Milwaukee experienced the best kind of heat when Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his four-piece band took to the stage for a sold-out show at the Pabst Theater.At 34, Sheph...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Summer doldrums got you down? Looking for some indoor fun to beat the heat? Sunset Playhouse has just the solution with its very entertaining production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Set in the Prohibition era, this new musical is a delightful romantic romp. An onstage narrator takes the...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Theater Review

Can pure goodness really thrive—or even survive—in a society based on self-centered material gain? Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky spent 600 pages wrestling with this idea, among others, in his novel The Idiot. Dramatist David Fishelson adapted the sprawling work into a play that spans just less than...
Eat & Drink
Sunday, May 15, 2011

Three Days of Very Special Brews

It's rare to find a beer that's only served in one place worldwide. But that is the rare case when it comes to the 3rd Annual Kohler Festival of Beer. For beer aficionados, the three-day festival is not only a chance to taste brews from around the world, but one very special one...