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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

HEALTH @ The Borg Ward Collective, 7 p.m., Thursday. Partnered with the Canadian electronic duo Crystal Castles, HEALTH recorded one of last year’s sharpest singles, the disorient ing, Orwellian “Crimewave.” Left to their own devices, though, the Los Angeles group is more of a conventional noise-rock band than that dark dance track suggests, heavy on rusty guitars and cacopho nous drums.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Women’s Council report which stated that “the number of women elect ed to the Wisconsin state Legislature is at its lowest in two decades” spurred a large gathering at the Women’s Choice and Progressive Majority fund-raiser for five female Democratic candidates...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Tune In

Tune In: 88Nine Radio Milwaukee celebrated the one-year mark of its new format with a party at the Palms for supporters, friends and station celebs. Mayor Tom Barrett even stopped by to proclaim it 88Nine Radio Milwaukee Day.
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008
Political Doings: Mayor Tom Barrett, one of Milwaukee’s top Obama Boys, tossed a hoped-for victory party the night of the New Hampshire primary at a packed Monica’s on Astor. Despite Barack Obama’s surprising defeat, the fun inside the cavernous, subterranean bar/eatery was not deterred.
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008
Jiggly Belles: The Cactus Club was in full swing with holiday hoopla as the 5 Card Studs rolled out its XXXmas Xtravaganza and released a new CD single, “The North Side of the Pole.”
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007


Musical Magic: Musician Joe Puerta hosted a rocking release party for his Christmas Dreams CD at Turner Hall, Milwaukee’s hot new musical venue. The crowd swung into the holiday groove with a rendition of “I’m Coming Home for Christmas” (heard on the television show “ER” and now a YouTube sensation).
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007
Full House: Inspiring stories from women whose lives were turned around at Meta House left many in the audience misty-eyed at a recent fund-raising breakfast. Kimberly King emceed the event; Meta Executive Director Dr. Francine Feinberg spoke eloquently about the powers of addiction;
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007
Always in Style: This year’s Symphony Style was simply the best. Now in its 43rd year, the event attracts the haute couture set of Milwaukee: Among them were Katherine Zvesper of Au Courant; Cindy Molloy of Molloy’s; and Susan Cardone from Bella Donna.