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Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012
To paraphrase the Exploited, punk's not dead—it's just taking a brief vacation in Milwaukee. The upcoming No Coast Mohawk Fest features more than enough first-generation-inspired punk to satisfy even the most die-hard of fans...
Sunday, July 1, 2012

Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m.

James Pankow is fond of telling the story of the record producer who told him, “Man, if you get rid of the horns, we'll sign your band.” Pankow, one of the founders of and trombonist for Chicago, likened the advice to telling Elton John...
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...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Blues great shares tales from a singular life

Buddy Guy and co-author David Ritz have come up with a dazzling book, rife with details about people, guitars and historically significant musical events. When I Left Home: My Story (Da Capo) will enthrall Guy's fans as well...
Monday, June 18, 2012

June 17, 2012

A perfectly talented solo artist in her own right, Milwaukee's Stacian (aka Dania Luck) has been expanding as of late. You can still periodically find her on stage, coaxing serenely strange sounds...
05.10.2012 | | Posted at 06:22 AM

Racine Theatre Guild Presents Chicago

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Kander and Ebb's Chicago continues to glide its way across stages al over the place. As popular as ever, the show makes its way to Racine this month courtesy of a Racine Theatre Guild production. This is another example of a show that I'd really like to go to but I've already got like . . . three or four shows committed to over the weekend, so a big trek out to Racine would be a little sill...
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Genevieve Davis' new docudrama Secret Life, Secret Death uncovers her grandmother's experience in the seedy underworld of 1920s gangland Chicago from years of family secrecy. The story includes her grandmother's involvement in bootlegging and...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Husband and husband describes the relationship between Chicago artists Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger, creative and life partners for almost 20 years. Through unique multimedia images, the pair explores nuances in human relationships...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Theater Preview

For much of the recent past, Soulstice Theatre has been floating around various stages (both improvised and otherwise) at the Marian Center for the Nonprofits. The spaces have worked to varying degrees of success. The dramas they had staged...
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
It wasn’t just the outcome of a sporting event that made Chicago a great place to be last weekend. I was in town for other recreation, but it was impossible to miss...

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