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02.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Uncomfortable news from the Journal Sentinel's News Watch. Mark Rasmussen, the owner of one of the city's more active music venues, Points East Pub, has been charged on for counts for possession of child pornography. From the Sentinel: Rasmussen faces up to 25 years in prison and a fine of up to $100,000 on each count if convicted. According to the criminal complaint: ...
11.29.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Unplugged In New York, Revisited What the DVD outtakes tell us about Nirvana This summer, I wrote a blog post begging for a deluxe edition of Nirvana's MTV Unplugged in New York, and my wish came true (mostly). Last week, Geffen finally released a DVD that packages the entire concert, the abridged, 44-minute cut MTV broadcast of the concert, a quick documentary and some insightful rehearsal foota...
11.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Cries from rival promoters that the Pabst Theater Foundation is using its deep pockets and non-profit status to monopolize the city's live-music market have been almost entirely drowned out by the enthused cheers from Milwaukeeans who love all the big concerts that the foundation's three venues bring to the city. Feeling cornered, the Pabst Theater Foundation's detractors have often asked for a ...
08.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Turner Hall Ballroom has largely lived up to its promise to bring more live music to town�specifically more all-ages live music�so its with no ill will that I (once again) lightly ridicule the organization�s management for the surprising amount of ska it books. Their latest ska spectacular is the just-announced Mustard Plug show, which, of course, will be Mustard Plug�s second show at ...
11.26.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Coach-go-round November 26, 2007 | 08:53 PM It's that time of year again. But the ride seems to have started early and is certainly more crowded the usual. The list (thus far) of outgoing coaches: Ole Miss' Ed Orgeron Georgia Tech's Chan Gailey Texas A&M's Dennis Franchione (to be replaced by former Packer coach Mike Sherman) Lloyd Carr at Michigan (retired) Duke's Ted Roof Arkansas' Houst...
12.05.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Strength and Honor Rocky of the Irish December 05, 2007 | 10:45 AM Hollywood would have made a mess of this plot. Imagine: after Sean, a promising contender, accidentally kills his best friend in the ring, he vows to his wife that he will never fight again. After his wife dies, he renews his promise at her graveside. But matters take a turn when the bank threatens to foreclose on the house, his ...