Milwaukee is no stranger to the food of Somalia. About
a decade ago, Lula’s Café opened near the corner of Oakland and Locust, offering
items from Somalia and nearby Eritrea. But Lula’s closed several years ago
Playwright Steve Yockey envisions oppression as a tyrannical child ruling her toys with an iron fist. The idea has some merit. Yockey’s story, titled Cartoon, receives a staging this month courtesy of Youngblood Theatre.
Madeline Gianforte is a co-founder of CORE/El
Centro, a nonprofit, bilingual healing center in Walker’s Point offering
affordable wellness therapies to the community. A massage and Reiki
practitioner, Gianforte is also
Much has been made of the first couplet on “Ecce Homo,” the lead track on New York-based Titus Andronicus’ latest album, Local Business. “Okay, I think, by now,” rambles vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stickles
There are two Mongolian barbecue restaurants in this area. The older
restaurant, and my preferred choice, is Genghis Khan (725 N. Mayfair Road,
Wauwatosa). The barbecue is a tabletop grill topped with a metal sheet.
The Charles Allis Art Museum
presents “Wisconsin’s Own: Aaron Boyd,” an exhibition sure to delight the eye
and the imagination.
Boyd, who grew up in Milwaukee and still calls the city home, works
from a studio
The world is awash with information. For example, painter Peter Barrickman’s résumé, posted online at thegreengallery.biz, tracks his considerable national and international credentials. A 2002 BFA from
The German army is in full retreat, with
the Russians closing in on Berlin. In Milwaukee author John C. David’s
page-turning novel The Painter’s Stone,
German soldier Paul Behring is horrified by what he has seen at Auschwitz