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Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Milwaukee neighborhoods in sharp focus

Drop in at Brewed Café (1208 E. Brady St.) for stark, meticulous realist art. Decking the walls of this cozy, studious coffee shop are the oil paintings of Mike Fredrickson. The majority of the artworks depict familiar street
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

The story of Milwaukee garage rock

 Garage rock first gained popularity in the U.S. in the 1960s and today garage bands continue to find their way into the mainstream of rock ‘n’ roll. Perfect for both fans of rock and students of history, Peter Roller’s new book Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock follows
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
 Yo La Tengo have just returned from a tour of West Coast record stores, part of an aggressive first-week push behind their new album, Fade, and guitarist Ira Kaplan is adjusting to the full schedule. “I think in this modern record age, there’s more activity than ever focused on the initial week
Thursday, Nov. 22, 2007

Wed. Nov. 28

Hot Cakes Gallery, 7 p.m. TEXAR is the latest project from Afghan Whigs’ lead guitarist Rick McCollum, but those expecting the Whigs’ lean, sleazy rock won’t find it here.

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