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Friday, May 9, 2014
 The Clash began as one of rock ’n’ roll’s great hopes and ended as a bloated caricature. Filled with archival footage and conflicting interviews with eyewitnesses, Danny Garcia’s documentary explores what went wrong. Different answers are offered: maybe it was the machinations of manager
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Florentine Opera brings young love and tragedy to the stage

 Within a 10-year span, Giacomo Puccini composed three of the most popular operas ever written, Madama Butterfly, Tosca and the even
Monday, May 5, 2014

Spidey’s Back (Again?)

Maybe this is a minority view: I thought Toby Maguire was superb as Spider-Man, thank you, and rebooting the franchise
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
 This Swinging London period piece was long known mainly to record collectors for its George Harrison soundtrack. Out now on Blu-ray, Wonderwall (1968) follows a myopic, daffy scientist (Jack MacGowran) with Einstein hair and lab coat as he discovers a wilder, more colorful world while spying
Friday, April 4, 2014
  Machine Mass covers a lot of ground within the context of what’s still often called, for lack of a more familiar term, “avant-garde jazz.” Some tracks sparkle with East Indian influences, others wax funky or deliver an almost rock band drive. The trio features Dave Liebman (saxophone), Tony Bianco
Monday, March 31, 2014

Latin American Film Series opens with Marcelo Machado’s documentary

In 1964, Brazil’s military overthrew their country’s government and The Beatles’ music
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Milwaukee band is heavy (but not metal)

  Rock bands can be like families with all the squabbling and bonding that entails. Nowhere is this truer than in the group now called

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