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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Jim DeVita's tour de force at the Rep

The Iliad is one of the oldest stories still being told. It’s not so much a pillar of world literature as a living trunk that continues to grow branches. The latest offshoot, An Iliad, is the Obie-winning adaptation by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, directed by John Langs at the Milwaukee Rep
Monday, June 4, 2012

Bakopoulos explores 1967 military coup through family's eyes

In 1967, a military coup toppled the Greek government and ushered in a seven-year period of devastating domestic brutality and repression...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The Greek food is of remarkably high quality at remarkably low prices. The egg-lemon soup has a pleasant light and tart broth, while the handmade dolmades are a delight...
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Fish fries are a remarkably rigid local tradition. Reluctant to mess with a proven favorite, restaurants take few liberties with their Friday specials, so diners will find essentially the same meal regardless of where they go: fish, rye bread, coleslaw and...
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

City Dining Guide

The 2011 City Guide to Milwaukee's Greek cuisine.
Friday, April 9, 2010

Metro Milwaukee Dining Guide

The Greek food is of remarkably high quality at remarkably low prices. The egg-lemon soup has a pleasant light and tart broth, while the handmade dolmades are a delight. Souvlaki are freshly grilled kebabs of chicken, beef or tuna. Though there is no table service, this place stands out in a neighborhood...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Dino's: Music, Food and More

Chris Spheeris’ musical journey began in Milwaukee’s singer-songwriter scene in the ’70s and evolved in the ’80s into new age with a unique spin through the influence of Greek folk and spiritual traditions on his instrumental music. Spheeris is performing April 1 and April 3, 8 to 10:30 p.m., at one of Downtown's best...
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008

Searching for Ancient Psychedelia

Anyone who encountered the Lotus Eaters while reading Homer already suspects that mind-altering drugs flourished on the fringes of the ancient Greek world, the matrix for much of what we call civilization. In The Chemical Muse: Drug Use and the Roots of Western Civilization (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin's Press), D.C.A. Hillman argues that the Lotus Eaters weren't confined to one isolated island but were in the mainstream of Greek and Roman society. In other words, Haight Ashbury in 1967 had nothing on Athens in 300 B.C. With degrees in the classics and bacteriology, Hillman is interested in both the natural world and the cultivated garden of humanity. The convergence makes stuffy academics uncomfortable. As the Madison author tells it, he originally hoped to present his findings on ancient drug use in his doctoral dissertation at the
Friday, Jan. 18, 2008

Swift as Apollo

Apollo, god of the sun, drove his chariot across the sky each day from dawn to dusk. The Apollo Cafe honors the ancient Greek myth by incorporating a solar motif throughout its interior design.

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