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Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
When Timothy Showalter decided to title his latest Strand of Oaks album HEAL, he didn’t type it in all caps as a gimmick. That title is a mission statement, a command to strip away all artificiality
06.17.2014 | 75 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM

It's a cheeseburger picnic

By Norman Ware
With word that the cult Canadian comedy series "Trailer Park Boys" will be returning for a new season on Netflix this fall, the Turner Hall Ballroom is screening the show's 2009 big-screen spinoff Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day for the latest installment of its Beer and a Movie film series. Billed as the Sunnyvale Trailer Park Cheeseburger Picnic ("one cheeseburger per park resident," ...
06.16.2014 | 76 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
2014 is shaping up to be a banner year for debut albums from artists with Wisconsin ties that listeners can't help but fall completely in love with on first listen. First came last month's invigorating debut from Sylvan Esso, a duo featuring Milwaukee native Nick Sanborn on production, and this month it's been followed by the self-titled album from the rising Baraboo, Wis. ensemble Phox, a soulful...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

April 1, 2014

While his lengthy career has certainly had its fair share of ups and downs, largely thanks to personal problems and shifting commercial trends, Gary Numan remains a revered, iconic figure for fans o
02.21.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It's a Milwaukee Day miracle! The late, great indie-rock band Decibully, which played their last show in 2011, and the rootsy rock band Juniper Tar, which went on hiatus last year after singer-guitarist Jason Mohr moved away, will reunite for "one night only" performances as part of Milwaukee's favorite made-up holiday. The show will be Monday, April 14 (4-14, like the area code) at Turner Hall Ba...
01.19.2014 | | Posted at 11:08 PM
By Jamie Lee Rake
"I can't believe how extreme this is!" Be it ironic or an outburst of genuine enthusiasm over the choreographed faux brutality on display Friday as the Extreme Midget Wrestling Federation took over the Turner Hall Ballroom for a few bouts of faux brutality, the above sentence was actually uttered loudly. Specifically, the exclamation was made during an extremely curious instance of a trashcan and ...
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
 Milwaukee-born satirist Will Durst has weighed in on the fractured state of the country for The New York Times, NPR and CNN, though his soapbox of choice is the Internet, where he posts regular commentary to

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