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Album Reviews
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
A band name and album title such as theirs may lead one to think that Milwaukee trio Black Wings’ Everything Comes to an End bristles with gothic metal. Not quite. The band cribs from the spartan arrangements of The Cure’s early albums and offsets the gothiness with the kind of bucolic
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
The Rubenstein Family Kosher Oasis (1414 N. Prospect Ave.), located off the lobby of the Jewish Home and Care Center, caters to residents and visitors but is open to the public. While bagels and cream cheese are on hand, most of the items are contemporary American with a rabbinical
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Short Orders

The attraction of Thai Bangkok (9112 W. Brown Deer Road) is its reasonably priced menu. Debit and credit card usage is limited to orders over $15, but that’s no difficulty when getting an appetizer and soup alongside an entrée. Especially good is the gang pad pak with choice of meat or tofu
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Short Order

Soul food comes Downtown! Actually, Chic Cafe (770 N. Jefferson St., lower level) calls itself Southern American cuisine. But by whatever name, Chic’s sort of African American fare usually doesn’t appear on menus beyond the Northwest Side. Then too, the offerings here aren’t quite what
Album Reviews
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
 Dance music styles come and go and come around again by way of their recycling into a seemingly ever-flowing stream of new sub-genres. The dance-oriented rock of the ’80s seems to have been bypassed in that process of reconsideration, however. Remedying that dismissal is Saintpaul Brellis whose ’90s band
Concert Reviews
Monday, July 21, 2014

July 18, 2014

17 metal acts fill three stages at the Rave Friday night, including Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Cannibal Corpse, Body Count, Upon A Burning Body, Islander and Texas Hippie Coalition.