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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
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Rafting Across the Pacific

 Like the first explorer to reach the North Pole or the first man on the moon, Thor
Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Space Family Smith

 Love and rivalry between father and son, the odyssey of searching for a passage home, the slaying of monsters—ancient and enduring themes in myth and literature. After Earth shapes them as science fiction with Will and
Thursday, May 30, 2013

Milwaukee’s power-pop stars back for one last time

 Between Cheap Trick on the hard edge and The Shoes on the soft side, the power-pop movement spread out across the upper Midwest during the ’70s and was well represented in Milwaukee. One of the genre’s most
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Honoring the guitar wizard at the Waukesha County Museum

 Les Paul predicted the iPod in 1954 when he proposed a device with no moving parts, small enough to fit into a pocket but able to hold “every song you ever wanted to hear.” Although he never got around to inventing
Monday, May 27, 2013
"Smuggling is an art; the craft is in your confidence" says Lloyd (Adam Sinclair), a cheeky Scottish club kid who pays for his ecstasy-fueled nights by running the odd lot of heroin from Amsterdam. But in the trance-inducing
Monday, May 27, 2013

Pierce Brosnan stars in romantic summer comedy

 Ida responds with even-tempered emotion to her uncertain prognosis for breast cancer. “I doubt if he even notices