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blessed feathers - cj foeckler
On Music
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014
The West Bend folk duo Blessed Feathers have a back story fit for a movie. After relocating from Florida to Wisconsin, Jehovah's Witness Donivan Berube landed a job at a pizzeria and fell for his co-worker and bandmate Jacquelyn Beaupre. To pursue that relationship, he broke from the church, a decision that meant disassociating himself from most of his friends and family when he was just 18 years ...
radio milwaukee picks
On Music
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

Picks from WMSE DJs, Radio Milwaukee Listeners and Milwaukee Magazine

2014 is finally here, but before local music fans close the book on 2013, there are a few last pages they might want to bookmark. Over at WMSE, station staff and DJs have shared their lists of specialized picks and recommendations. It's expansive enough to keep even the hungriest listener deep in new discoveries for the next severa...
lionel stitchie oh what a feelin
Around Milwaukee
Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

How a practical joke spawned a viral art project

Not everything goes viral immediately. Milwaukee artist Molly Evans spent a good chunk of this summer stitching Lionel Richie lyrics to abandoned chairs, couches and mattresses around her neighborhood, leaving behind a small card on each one tagged #lionelstitchie for anybody curious about the project. And while a few photos of her creations did work their way onto Tumblr and Twitter, for the bulk...
craig counsell
Around Milwaukee
Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013
Miller Park is getting a big new addition next year. In a move that will probably anger the type of parent who complains when schools hand out participation trophies, the Brewers announced that they are building a “Wall of Honor” outside the stadium’s Hot Corner entrance.

The wall will host plaques honoring retired Brewers who meet any of the following criteria: 250 appearances as ...
618 live milwaukee water street
On Music
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
Silk Exotic is about as determined to open a Downtown Milwaukee location as anybody in Milwaukee has ever been determined to do anything, and the business shows no signs of giving up anytime soon. After being denied a Downtown location three times, the strip club is currently eyeing a possible location across the street from the BMO Harris Bradley Center—to the vocal objection of the BMO Harris ...
the disclaimer
On Music
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, outgoing A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we're celebrating the best Milwaukee music of 2013. We play some of our favorite tracks from Soul Low, Midnight Reruns, Buffalo Gospel, Vic and Gab, Sat. Nite Duets, Paul Cebar and more. (If you missed our individual roundups, here's