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Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013
 Jesse DePinto and Matt Juranitch are the brains behind 3D Creations, one of the first 3D printing storefronts in the world. 3D printing is a technique by which solid objects are created from digital models using specialized
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
American Players Theatre in Spring Green will inaugurate the Touchstone Theatre, its new indoor venue, on July 10 with In Acting Shakespeare, a one-man show adapted by and starring Jim DeVita. The intimate 200-seat space will bring the audience closer to the drama, and this...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Ralph Larsen was in the thick of all things countercultural in Milwaukee in the ’60s and has been active in interesting endeavors in the years since, usually under the radar, as befits a man of his humility and integrity. Larsen’s day job has long been social work, but he operates a parttime business, Cranky...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Most of us never get to work inside a think tank. Michael Zimmer, assistant professor at UW-Milwaukee’s School of Information Studies, has enjoyed that rare opportunity. The thoughts that germinated inside his recent New York University submersion have become fodder for his new approaches to teaching media...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Jim Godsil could be called many things, but “philosopher roofer” is one handle that should stick. When he’s not fixing roofs for a living, Godsil can be overheard in engaging conversations at coffee shops, seen around town as a community activist and read on his Milwaukee Renaissance Web site, whose mission is encapsulated...
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009
It’s 6:30 p.m. on a bone-chilling Monday night. I arrive at the Hi Hat Garage to meet up with Keegan Trester, a custom bike builder. Trester began “tinkering” on motorcycles in 2002 after deciding that he needed an outlet for his creative energy. His first bike was a stock Honda Shadow VLX 600, which he later rebuilt...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009
Twenty years ago Tom Pilarzyk began a daily regimen of yoga and meditation as an antidote to an energy-stealing illness. Today, his health is strong and he is touring the country with a new book, Yoga Beyond Fitness, featuring an age-old philosophy and tradition that is widely spread yet sometimes misunderstood.
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009
Working from her office at 2266 N. Prospect Ave., Mary Ellen Pride says she gives her clients a glimpse into what the future holds with the use of both astrology and tarot cards. She recently talked to the Shepherd Express about her work. Shepherd: What do you use to make astrological readings?