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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

How smuggling made America strong

 Due to its attention to such of-the-moment issues, such as immigration, drug smuggling and gun trafficking, many will undoubtedly read Peter Andreas
2013 Summerfest Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Sunday, June 30 @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, 10 p.m.

 The tastemakers of the Internet era can make a band overnight, as Long Beach, Calif.-based Cold War Kids learned in 2006, when the online chatter surrounding a
2013 Summerfest Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Wednesday, July 3 @ Miller Lite Oasis, 10 p.m.

 It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly 20 years since the 1996 release of LeAnn Rimes’ debut album, Blue. That record’s title track established Rimes, at the tender age of 13, as the heir apparent to the legacy of country superstar
2013 Summerfest Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Friday, July 5 @ Miller Lite Oasis, 10 p.m.

 What better anthem for Summerfest than Nelly’s “Hot in Herre,” from the rapper’s 2002 breakthrough album Nellyville? Throughout his 20-year career, Nelly has perfected the art of the party anthem, crafting odes to the joys
2013 Summerfest Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Sunday, July 7 @ BMO Harris Pavilion, 8 p.m.

 Any comprehensive history of modern indie-rock must at least reference Jimmy Eat World. Formed in Mesa, Ariz., in 1993, the band quickly encountered an underground music scene still inspired by the “harder, faster, louder” mantra
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Friday, April 12, 2013

An insider’s look at a great city’s decline

 “Go ahead and laugh at Detroit. Because you are laughing at yourself.” This indictment of homegrown schadenfreude appears early in the pages of Charlie LeDuff’s compelling

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