This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we regret two recent blows to black radio: the loss of Milwaukee's WMCS 1290, an important community station, and changes...
On-call Outkast rapper Big Boi will take a break from refreshing Pitchfork on his browser this spring for a tour with longtime collaborator Killer Mike. The "Shoes for Running 2013 World Tour" will stop at the Rave on Friday, May 3 at 8 p.m., the venue announced this afternoon. Tickets are $26 and go on sale Friday, March 8 at 10 a.m.
Big Boi is coming off of his second solo album, Vicio...
Longtime WMCS 1290 listeners were shocked when, after providing more than two decades of community-minded black talk radio, the AM station dropped its format last week. Now we know what's replacing its talk programming. Milwaukee Radio Alliance announced on Friday that the station will now be known as 1290 Martini Radio, catering to adults 35-and-up with a lineup of adult-contemporary-ish vocal ja...
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, Matt takes over the reins while Ryan is out sick, leading an interview with Anna-Marie Opgenorth of Historic Milwaukee and Andy Nelson of the Pabst Theater Foundation. The guests explain the upcoming "Envisioning the Seen" event at the Pabst The...
Break out those wine coolers (but only for home enjoyment, of course, because no carry-in alcohol is allowed in Cathedral Square): Jazz in the Park has announced its 2013 lineup, which features a number of regional jazz and funk acts and a handful of local favorites, including festival mainstays De La Buena. The complete lineup for the festival is below.
living in Athens, Ga., Bryan Atinsky took advantage of the many pubs offering
growlers, 64-ounce jugs of beer filled fresh from the tap, then sealed to go.
Growlers were such a convenient way of sampling and sharing
Offerman lends more than a little bit of himself to his breakout “Parks and
Recreation” character Ron Swanson, the sitcom’s spokesman for all things
masculine. Like Swanson, Offerman is a proud outdoorsmen