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Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Thursday, July 9, 2009 ComedySportz World Championship @ ComedySportz, 7 p.m. It sounds like the setup to a bad joke—and no doubt it will prompt a few—but this afternoon at 1 p.m. a Buddhist priest, a Catholic priest and a rabbi will all be on hand to bless a ceremony by the veteran...
10.31.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
By 1970 Merle Haggard had placed himself firmly on one side of the social and political rift threatening to tear America apart. A guest star that year on Porter Wagoner�s popular syndicated television show, Haggard performed �The Fighting Side of Me� and �Okie From Muskogie,� his blunt spoken and musically irresistible counterattacks on the Counterculture. They are among the TV appearan...
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Oct. 16, Minus the Bear w/ Annuals and Themes @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. With their twisty, tangled guitars and number-crunching chord changes, Minus the Bear sound increasingly disconnected from a greater indie-rock scene that now prefers manic, cute-overload pop or tranquilized...