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01.29.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

Juniper Tar, Jon Langford, Robbie Fulks and Blueprint reflect on Stephen Foster

By Evan Rytlewski
Stephen Foster penned some of the best-known songs of all time, including standards like “Oh! Susanna,” “Camptown Races” and “Beautiful Dreamer,” but that success didn’t translate to particular fortune. Foster died alone in 1864 in near poverty at age 37, having estranged himself from his family through his alcoholism. Nonetheless, his songbook outlived him. It was passed down from g...
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

Vote on Tuesday, Aug. 14

In the hotly contested race to represent Senate District 6, the Shepherd's endorsement goes...
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Reinventing Stravinsky

Present Music has a bit of a history with Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, an experimental work he wrote a few years after his famous Rite of Spring. It was performed at Present Music’s very first concert, and Artistic Director Kevin Stalheim has worked it into two programs since. This
Thursday, June 21, 2012
With the help of some enthusiastic praise from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Washington, D.C., pop-rock songwriter Eric Hutchinson rebounded from an unproductive stint on Madonna's Maverick Records, which shut down before...
Saturday, June 25, 2011

Today @ Downer Avenue

Professional bike racing returns to the area with the Tour of America's Dairyland, sponsored by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Through June 25, the tour will host multiple races in cities and neighborhoods around Milwaukee...
09.23.2010 | | Posted at 10:15 AM
By Nicole
Milwaukee is looking to bring a race in the Rock N’ Roll marathon series to town, with the most likely prospect being a half marathon in 2012.  From the Journal-Sentintel: “The Rock ‘n’ Roll series started in San Diego in 1998, then expanded to eight cities in 2008, when the Competitor Group purchased the races. On Monday, the company announced that it had acquired the Lewis & Clark Mara...

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