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Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The latest screening in the UWM Union Theatre’s “Modernity and Tradition: Film in Interwar Central Europe” series will be a wake up call for anybody who believes America invented the romantic comedy with stars like Meg Ryan and Julia Roberts. The 1935 Hungarian film Address Unknown is a slight, feel . . .
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

UWM’s visions of the future

The unique visual artistic projects of UWM students are displayed in this Prospect Avenue gallery. Sharing a building with the new Urban Outfitters retail store, the Inova Gallery features a number of interesting conceptual pieces from the skilled minds in UWM’s art programs.
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Blending a mix of narrative lyrics, lush instrumentation and synth-pop flourishes, the Toronto-based indie-pop collective Stars has distinguished itself from fellow bands treading this well-worn terrain. Led by vocalists Torquil Campbell and Amy Millan, both sometimes members of Broken Social Scene...
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Since the 1980s, local author and UW-Milwaukee instructor has been using poetry to usher in a greener, more environmentally aware city. After immersing himself in the eco-inspired poetry scene of the West Coast in the late-’70s, he came back to Milwaukee in the early ’80s to find a community of like-minded individuals.
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

at UW-Milwaukee

The high ceilings and natural and soft lighting bring out the vivid artwork, sculptures, and photography strewn across the white and natural colored walls and floors in this small, intimate gallery.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Across the Tracks. Making movies in Milwaukee?

After opening scenes around the kitchen tables of their homes, the two very different teenage girls at the heart of Tracks finally meet in the girls-room mirror at school. They don’t like what they see at first, but find each other again through the Internet and become fast friends. Catherine (Amanda J. Hull) comes from a solid though not entirely perfect upper-middle-class family where mom takes an interest and sets expectations. Claire (Rebecca Rose Phillips) is lowermiddle-class; her mom snarls at her from across the room. When Claire is called . . .
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

When a Peruvian schoolteacher’s high-ranking fianc is murdered, she partners with an unlikely journalist to fish out—and ultimately take revenge on—the person responsible. Violent, brutal and chilling realistic, the 2006 Peruvian thriller Black Butterfly screens tonight at 7 p.m. as part of the UWM Union . . .
Friday, April 4, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre kicks of its week-long Latin American Film Series tonight with a free 7 p.m. screening of XXY, a 2007 drama about Alex, a 15-year-old girl born with both female and male sex characteristics. Alex’s already difficult life becomes even more confusing when she begins a relationship with . . .
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

Filmmaker Karl Kels stops by the UWM Union Theatre tonight for a free, 7 p.m. screening of several of his films as part of a program called “Zoopraxia: The Films of Karl Kels.” For his documentaries, Kels sets his camera on captive animals, capturing both stark, black and white images of daily life in a zoo and a warmer . . .
Monday, March 31, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Student Union - 8:00 PM

The Los Angeles alternative-pop band We The Living plays an 8 p.m. show at UWM tonight. Their latest album, Heights of The Heavens, is filled with grand Death Cab for Cutie and Snow Patrol-styled ballads perfect for sad “American Idol” montages, prom slow dances and “The O.C.” compilations, if “The O.C.” were . . .