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11.13.2010 | | Posted at 01:15 PM

Eighties College Rock Live

By David Luhrssen
Milwaukee filmmaker and musician Mark G.E. went to Kansas City for graduate school in the mid-�80s and launched a mostly-music TV show in the early years of cable, �Joy Farm.� bounced between Milwaukee and Kansas City during the �80s. The program focused on what was then called new music�before hardening of the creative arteries set in and the category narrowed into a marketing ploy called �alte...
07.31.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Violent Femmes may or may not be done for good, but singer Gordon Gano has continued making music. This September, he'll release his second solo album, Under the Sun, on Yep Roc records. The record pairs him with "The Ryans," a pair of New York brothers who have scored some unloved films, including Fever Pitch and The Heartbreak Kid, while playing in a band called The Bogmen.

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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum - 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The Milwaukee Art Museum goes all out tonight with an extravagant soiree in conjunction with their exhibit on British multi-media artists Gilbert and George from 5:30 to 9 p.m. There will be a handful of Express Talks on the exhibit, but the event will also be fittingly flamboyant: There will be male belly dancers, a program . . .
06.12.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Violent Femmes have been on a bit of an ominous break lately, refusing to book any more shows while bassist Brian Ritchie takes guitarist Gordon Gano to court over royalties. All the acrimony and bitterness has led to speculation that the band is essentially done, so it's with some surprise that the original trio re-grouped to record (at Gnarls Barkley's request) a cover of the group's hit "Cr...