Aztec Camera was a fresh alternative to most
everything when their debut album was released in 1983. In an era of hardcore
punk fundamentalism and icy techno-pop, the Scottish band wedded acoustic
textures to lively rhythms and irresistible pop hooks with echoes of Spain and
India. Arriving just a tad late, the 30th
Forty-six years before women were allowed to vote in America, a lady by the name of Georgia Green Stebbins was managing a federal facility here in Milwaukee—the North Point Lighthouse. As John Enright of the North Point Lighthouse Friends recounts the history...
As Wisconsinites, we’re members of an exclusive alliance of states fortunate to touch the waters of the Great Lakes. Lake Michigan is Milwaukee’s most valuable natural resource: It’s our source of drinking water; it fights our fires; and we love to play in, on and around it.
Water is the stuff of life, but in Milwaukee it’s also big business. In southeastern Wisconsin, more than 120 businesses with 20,000 employees are involved in the water industry. They generate revenues in excess of $10 billion a year—about 2.5% of the world’s $425 billion water sector...
From time to time, �this blog likes to point out awesome album art of particular local interest, so I'm thrilled to add another one to the pile: The strikingly literal cover of the self-titled release from the trombone ensemble Skeleton Crew, which I will now picture every time I see the Milwaukee skyline: The band plays River Rhythms tonight. ...
Starting at 10am get to CANS for the pre-party, then get to Bradford Beach at Noon for the Polar Plunge, there will be a swimsuit contest, so come dressed to impress! Oh, and don't forget the post-party at CANS!