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Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Day trips to Milwaukee's southern neighbor

The next time you're zooming along I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago, take the time to discover...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Lehman predicts his 834-vote lead will give Democrats the majority

The epic partisan battle for the Wisconsin Legislature is now coming down to an 834-vote difference in the 72,000 votes cast in the 21st Senate District in Racine County. Although a canvass confirmed...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Summer in Milwaukee means lakeshore festivals filled with food and music. It also means many chances to experience prestigious fine art fairs within 100 miles of Downtown. The following list is but a small sample of the wide variety...
06.02.2012 | | Posted at 10:02 PM

Over Our Head Players is looking for a cast for a comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
    The Over Our Head Players are  staging a new comedy by Racine resident Barbara Tylla att he beginning of August. The show is called The Cedar Chest Letters and it will be looking to cast the show in mid-June.   Described as "a sweet, poignant comedy," requires "four women, age range 22 – 75.  One female actor in her early 20’s, one female to play her grandmother, and two additional w...
05.27.2012 | | Posted at 05:43 AM

Over Our Head Players return to sketch comedy in June

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Over Our Head Players continues its reasonably long-running sketch comedy program with a series of performances in June. Theatre/Schmeatre continues its Second City-inspired mix of topical and irreverent short, unrelated original sketches.    And "In homage to the format of Saturday Night Live," each show features performances from area musicians. There's a different musical act every per...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Jack and Jill Jazz (Frozen Sky)

Guitarist Jack Grassel has long been one of Milwaukee's most proficient (and prolific) jazz musicians, and singer Jill Jensen has been his partner in marriage and music since before the present century began. On Jack and Jill Jazz, Grassel's 18th album...
03.31.2012 | | Posted at 06:16 AM

Racine’s Theatre On Main Looking to Cast for a Summer Production of RENT

By Russ Bickerstaff
Doubtlessly one of the biggest contributions of the ‘90’s to the world of popular stage musicals, RENT has maintained a great deal of momentum over the years. The problem with any big-budget staging of the show is the fact that professional Equity stage actors lack the kind of stage presence the show seems to be reaching for. There’s kind of a wild, young scattered feel about the show tha...
09.12.2011 | | Posted at 07:34 AM

Over Our Head Players present Milmore and VanZandt’s DO NOT DISTURB

By Russ Bickerstaff
The hotel room is a perfect springboard for just about any kind of story. It'™s a generic spae that can be filled with just about any kind of human drama or comedy. Pink Banana stage a production of Stephen Belber'™s hotel-based one act drama Tape in an actual hotel room. There was kind of a memorable horror film. One of the more memorably surreal horror films of the past few years was 1408--�...

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