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10.20.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
In Tandem Theatre’s production of the Reduced Shakespeare Company’s All The Great Books (abridged) closes this weekend. In anticipation of the final weekend of one of the season’s funniest shows thus far, here is Part One of an extended conversation I had with the cast and director Chris Flieller a couple of weeks before the show opened. It was a much simpler time: the presidential elections...
10.21.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
In this, the second part of the rough transcrpts of the preview interview with the cast of In Tandem's production of All The Great Books (abridged), the jovial atmosphere settled down enough for the conversation to turn to some of the more conceptual elements of the production. SPECIFICS, THEORY, HISTORY AND THE ‘GSA’ Me: And . . . it sounds like there’s actually, in spite of the for...
10.12.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
If I understand contemporary physics’ bedtime story of quantum causality correctly, a bewilderingly finite series of tiny, otherwise inconsequential and unrelated events ended up causing two 3-guy comedy shows to open on the same weekend in Milwaukee: the traveling production of Triple Espresso and In Tandem Theatre’s production of All The Great Books (Abridged.) Midway through last week, I...
09.20.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Mark
Over 100 Deans from universities around the country argee the 21 year drinking age does not work. I argee 100%, some say it should go back to 18 like me, others say 19 to keep it out of high schools....yeah that never worked when I was in High School no matter what anyone says. Mothers against drunk drivers has done a great job bringing awareness to the drinking and drving issue but they still wa...
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Also wrapping up its run today is Arab World Fest, a non-politicized, non-religious cultural celebration at the Summerfest grounds. Gorge on shish kebab and baba ghanoush while learning about Middle Eastern cultures; witness the national Lebanese dance, the dabka; hear the ancient stringed instrument called the oud . . .
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

The Summerfest grounds host this weekend the annual Arab World Fest, a non-politicized, non-religious cultural celebration. Gorge on shish kebab and baba ghanoush while learning about Middle Eastern cultures; witness the national Lebanese dance, the dabka; hear the ancient stringed instrument called the oud . . .
Friday, Aug. 8, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

The Summerfest grounds host this weekend the annual Arab World Fest, a non-politicized, non-religious cultural celebration. Gorge on shish kebab and baba ghanoush while learning about Middle Eastern cultures; witness the national Lebanese dance, the dabka; hear the ancient stringed instrument called the oud . . .
Wednesday, July 30, 2008

(University of Wisconsin), by Emil Fackenheim

German Jews were a small but significant minority, contributing greatly to their country’s culture until they were murdered or driven to exile by Hitler. Emil Fackenheim escaped shortly before the outbreak of World War II and became a philosophy professor at the University of Toronto and a rabbi serving the local Jewish community . . .
07.27.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
 It's hard to believe that three days of German Fest have gone by. It must be all of the munching on rollbraten, sipping on beer and wine, and live entertainment that's made the time fly.  Still, have no fear, the party is still on.  In fact, German Fest has saved the best for last and is going out with a "bang".  The German Fest organizers are packing three times the "boom" into one specta...

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