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05.15.2014 | 110 days ago | Posted at 05:00 PM

But a big decision looms by 2017

By Norman Ware
It's official: Private equity investors Marc Lasry and Wes Edens can purchase the Milwaukee Bucks. As was widely expected, the NBA board of governors approved the sale today. Herb Kohl is selling the team for a tidy $550 million.
04.24.2014 | 131 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of opinions with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we reflect on last weekend's Record Store Day and the annual debates that always seem to circle the promotion. Over at Pitchfork, author David Turner made the argument that music fans who aren't into rock—and particularly indie rock—have been largely shut out from the event, and record store...
04.16.2014 | 139 days ago | Posted at 04:00 PM

“This is about winning basketball games, this is about winning championships"

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl announced today that he intends to sell the team to investors Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for $550 million. That’s more than the $405 million Forbes estimated the team's worth at earlier this year, and a good sum more than the $18 million Kohl paid for the Bucks in 1985. The deal is subject to NBA approval. The involved parties announced the deal this afternoon a...
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Everybody goes a little basketball crazy during the NCAA tournament, but some of the talk around basketball in Milwaukee these days
11.27.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Even if you aren’t a big Bucks fans—and let's face it, these says there aren't as many of those are there used to be—you probably have an understanding that the team is in trouble. Attendance has plummeted in recent years, and with the team off to an abysmal 2-11 start this season, that trend seems unlikely to change. Meanwhile, to realistically keep the team in the city, Milwaukee needs to ...
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013
 Remember when it used to be considered really corrupt to buy elections in this country? You’d have to be so old, you’ve probably forgotten
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Early Music Now brings Orlando Consort to Milwaukee

 Early Music Now presents the Orlando Consort, one of Britain’s most revered vocal ensembles, in a performance of Guillaume de Machaut’s Le Voir Dit and 15th- and 16th-century masterworks by Dufay, Josquin and Ockeghem as the ensemble graces Milwaukee on its five-city U.S. tour

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