Patrice Procopio is
artistic director of Third Coast Style. After opening last September at 514 N.
Water St., it quickly gained a reputation for hip events, fashion shows and
workshops for things like “upcycled” earrings, origami photo albums
Cocoon Room (820 E.
Locust St.) is a Riverwest multipurpose creative space—art gallery and
boutique, performance space (for comedians, musicians and poets), design space
(jewelry, graphics, video, web) and gathering space (fashion shows, yoga,
self-defense training). Off the Cuff
Alyson Chavez is the
face and voice of Milwaukee Ballet. As director of community outreach, she does
directing, education, training and writing through Milwaukee Ballet II (MBII).
She recently sat down with Off the Cuff to discuss farm systems and Packers
“Incredible experience,” says Suzan Fete. “I saw monkey gland sauce on the menu!” Fete, of Renaissance Theaterworks, ran across the sauce in South Africa, while on tour with Renaissance’s Brandy Kline and Marti Gobel, the producing artistic director of UPROOTED Theatre
Rick Petrie is a
UW-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design graduate, and executive
director of Urban Anthropology Inc. He recently sat down with Off the Cuff to
discuss the Old South Side Settlement Museum (707 W. Lincoln Ave.)
Michael Hupy has
been a lawyer for more than four decades. And a good one too—he all but owns
this fine paper’s annual Best Personal Injury Lawyer award. He is also a
longtime motorcycle enthusiast. With the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary
Celebration approaching, he sat down
“Shepherd Express? Is that a fast herd of sheep or something,” asks Dick Chudnow, who co-founded ComedySportz with Bob Orvis in 1984. Orvis recalls those early days: “We’d go out and people hadn’t even seen