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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Pop-Culture Blues (Bell Production Company)

 Jazz might have been born without the blues, but it would have grown up differently. Trombonist Michael Treni, considered among the leading composers in contemporary jazz, explores the blues dimension in jazz on his new album. Leading an 18-piece orchestra, Treni’s “One for Duke”
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Pixar is back with an animated creature prequel

 Those lovable ogres from Monsters, Inc. have returned. The motley, brightly colored beasts from Pixar Studio’s popular 2001 animated feature are back for Monsters University, a prequel featuring the key characters in their
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Various Artists

 The Putayamo label has earned a reputation as the classy curator of music from elsewhere. Vintage France is a CD for a Bastille Day spent with good wine and friends—a compilation of contemporary and veteran French singers and musicians rendering sterling interpretations of lilting
Monday, June 10, 2013

Escaping parents in a coming-of-age comedy

 Parents can be so annoying! And in the droll coming-of-age comedy The Kings of Summer
Monday, June 10, 2013

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy at the crossroads

 Jesse and Celine have been the favorite heartthrobs of the smart set since their
Friday, June 7, 2013

Going gourmet at the Bluemound Inn

 For Wauwatosans and West Siders, Balistreri and pizza are a classic coupling. They go together like cream and coffee. For decades, the original Balistreri’s (812 N. 68th St.) has focused on serving pizza and preparing
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Normal life paused a century ago in many places when the circus came to town. The performers trouped down Main Street in a cavalcade of wagons heavily carved and gilded. By the 1950s those rolling sculptures were

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