Republican Gov. Scott Walker is trumpeting new
figures that show that 81,731 Wisconsinites living in poverty now “have access”
to BadgerCare, the state’s version of Medicaid. But, much like Walker’s claims
about his record on job creation, his BadgerCare boasts aren’t totally believable.
The music blog Daytrotter has taken note of our city, inviting a host of Milwaukee bands into its studios over the last few years. This year the site has already hosted sessions from Midnight Reruns and
In this distraction The Smithsonian's National Zoo reminds us why we need to protect these little guys. Below you can watch a ragtag bunch of Asian Small-Clawed Otters do their best impersonation of Liberace.
When the new opera of Theodore Dreiser’s great 1900 novel
Sister Carrie enters the
international repertory, as it will if it follows the path of its celebrated
sibling Elmer Gantry, you can
remember taking part in its development. The composer and librettist Robert
Aldridge and Hershel Garfein
It's been 23 years since a heavily flannelled Pearl Jam released their debut album, Ten, a blockbuster that helped fuel the ’90s alt-rock explosion and introduced the band as the everyman alternative to Nirvana. The band’s long run is particularly noteworthy considering the tragic fates of many of the other Washington grunge bands of the era. In all that time, though, they've never play...