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Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010

2010 is done. How much do you remember?

What can we say about a year that included an earthquake in Haiti, a 500-year flood in Milwaukee and a political firestorm at all levels of government? 2010 provided plenty of drama (Gov.-elect Scott Walker’s high-stakes refusal of $810 million in high-speed rail funds) and laughter (ex-Packer Brett Favre’s alleged pics and texts). But how much of it do you remember?
Monday, March 29, 2010

March 25, 2010

After a dozen years touring together, twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin’s stage banter has taken on the air of a Smothers Brothers routine, with each sister dryly playing the straight man during the other’s turn to talk. At their perform...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

April 5, 2010

Wye Oak’s 2009 album The Knot is caked with textural detail, a homespun tapestry patterned piecemeal around strings, horns, melodicas and keyboards. Wye Oak’s live show isn't. The Baltimore indie-rock duo recognizes the impossibility of b...
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, you remember just the other week right here on this page, my forecast for the year 2010: “Will suck…”? Yeah yeah, I thought you would. And jeez louise I tell you, even though it’s still early, based on personal evidence I’d have to say I’m batting 1,010% with...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2009

The Shepherd’s New Year’s Eve guide

Ten years ago the country braced itself for the biggest technological crisis of all time. Though that feared Y2K meltdown never occurred, the decade instead brought other, far worse tribulations that would have made those computer glitches seem like a cakewalk: terrorism, war, political divide, a housing crisis, followed by a financial meltdown and the promise of a long, painful recovery...
Friday, Jan. 1, 2010

Bradford Beach/Cans

Welcome in the new year with a frigid plunge into Lake Michigan. There will be free round trip bus services from each of the following bars to Bradford Beach from 10am to 2pm...