Yet again another controversial Republican bill is flying through the Legislature at warp speed. Last Friday, before the Memorial Day vacation, Greendale Rep. Jeff Stone began circulating his omnibus voter suppression bill, which, among other things, would reinstate the legally challenged voter ID requirement, open up loopholes for corporations sponsoring phony issue ads, shorten the amount of ti...
The good news is that teen smoking in Wisconsin has fallen to an all-time low. Just 13.1% of Wisconsin high school students reported smoking in 2012, down from 17.7% in 2010 and 32.9% in 2000. Just 2.5% of middle
It seemed preposterous that 2012 could
match the high drama of 2011 in Wisconsin. But we were proved wrong. This year
had as many sudden developments, twists and turns, conspiracies and surprise
endings as last year
Present Music has
a bit of a history with Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale, an
experimental work he wrote a few years after his famous Rite of Spring.
It was performed at Present Music’s very first concert, and Artistic Director
Kevin Stalheim has worked it into two programs since. This