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09.22.2014 | 38 days ago | Posted at 10:16 AM

Florentine Opera’s Season Sampler

By John Schneider
The second season of the Florentine Opera’s wonderful @ The Center series starts this Friday and Saturday evening, Sept. 26-27.
07.31.2014 | 91 days ago | Posted at 12:15 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
For the last few years, many of the city's most exciting folk, punk and indie rock artists have been operating under the umbrella of the Breadking Collective, a low-key network of bands who share shows, resources, members and occasionally living spaces. This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we're joined by two players in Breadking, Jordan Maye (or ...
07.15.2014 | 107 days ago | Posted at 06:00 AM
By Nathaniel Scharping
Riverwest’s Art Bar is expanding the entertainment offerings at its annual Mishmash Fest this year. In addition to the continuously impressive lineup of local music, the festival is including a talent competition for the first time. Taking place on July 25, the Riverwest Has Talent competition will feature competitors from around the state showcasing their unique skills between music sets.Owner ...
05.01.2014 | | Posted at 01:30 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
In the minds of most listeners, folk will always be intrinsically rural music, the sound of wide-open expanses, simple living and America as it used to be. But at least in Wisconsin, that’s not the case. Much of the best folk music in the state comes from Milwaukee, and more specifically one of the city’s most crowded, decidedly urban neighborhoods: Riverwest, where on almost any night of the ...
12.18.2013 | | Posted at 04:43 PM
By Tyler Friedman
First things first: I love jazz. We’re talking an if-you-love-jazz-so-much-why-don’t-you-marry-it kind of love. Don’t think I haven’t tried… At any rate, my charge with the Shepherd Express concerns the visual arts, and despite the theatrical brashness of a jazz musician such as Sun Ra, jazz remains undeniably an auditory art. Perhaps my position is for the best. Otherwise I woul...
08.01.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A graduate of the Isaac Brock/Conor Oberst school of vocal instability, singer-songwriter Myles Coyne has gigged relentlessly around Riverwest over the last couple years, since finding a choice outlet for his nervous energy with in his backing Rusty Nickel Band. It's fitting, then, that the group's inaugural full-length, the Shane Hochstetler-tracked Take Things As They Come, is paced like a live ...

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