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Monday, Feb. 24, 2014

Reinventing Stravinsky

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
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
One week. Six North American orchestras. Such was the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall last week, which featured the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Friday evening. The festival, for which orchestras compete by proposed...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
WMSE's loyal listenership guarantees the community radio station a decent turnout at any event it sponsors, but there's one event that reaches well beyond the station's usual base to attract the greater public: its annual Rockabilly Chili Contest...
11.03.2011 | | Posted at 10:37 PM
By Nicole
Corey Provus, who'd been the #2 Brewers radio guy at 620 WTMJ alongside Bob Uecker, has been hired to be the #1 radio broadcaster for the Twins. Provus came to Milwaukee three years ago after long-time "second guy" Jim Powell left Milwaukee for Atlanta. The Brewers organization has an interesting relationship with 620 WTMJ. Uecker (and TV guys Brian Anderson and Bill Schroeder) is a Brewers employ...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
This spring Louisville, Ky., native Mark Keefe marked his first year as program director for WYMS-FM 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, a position that has tapped his two decades of experience in both commercial and noncommercial radio...
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

30 Years (More or Less) of WMSE

Rich Kirchen has been a Milwaukee journalist for more than 30 years, working in various capacities as columnist, editor and reporter at The Business Journal since 1990...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Fake Radio Theatre . . . On Real Radio

By Russ Bickerstaff
Old-timey radio group Wisconsin Hybrid Theatre  has carved out a pleasant little niche for itself as a group that presents fun little retro comedy shows. Set around the fictional WHT's live radio studio in the golden age of wireless, writer Charles Sommers’ scripts have a clever comic timing to them that are sharp and fast-paced. The shows are usually presented in an intimate studio theatre ...