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Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

Aug. 5, 2012

It is unlikely that any concert in the Milwaukee area on Sunday night inspired more partial and full standing ovations and clapping over audience members' heads than Crosby, Stills and Nash at the Riverside Theater. Though the trio epitomizes hi...
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014
 I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh man manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So how ’bout this for a headline I saw the other day somewheres: “Water could be flowing on Mars now.” What the fock. The story says “researchers have found clues that water could be flowing in the present, at least during warm seasons
Monday, July 23, 2012

July 20, 2012

In hindsight, Gucci Mane would have been better off at a smaller venue. In a sign of either the Atlanta rapper's falling star or the many miscalculations of the promoters who booked the show on short notice and did little to advertise it, the en...
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

Off The Cuff with Jake Kornely

Since moving from Manitowoc to Milwaukee, comedian Jake Kornely wasted little time exploring the city's creative possibilities and establishing his niche within the comedy
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Do pop culture relationships influence us in real life?

 While walking through our latest snowstorm, I was listening to Frenemies, http://veritypodcast.wordpress.com/2014/01/29/verity-episode-34-frenemies/ the Jan. 29 podcast from “Verity!” (“six women talk all things ‘Doctor
Tuesday, July 17, 2012

July 16, 2012

The friend who accompanied me to Diana Krall's show Monday night had been enjoying her music for a while, but he had never known her to be a pianist as well as a singer. As Krall pumped and clacked away in the black stiletto heels she s...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

May 15, 2012

<p><span>While going above and beyond the call of duty has its perks, it can also be really exhausting to watch someone do it. For about an hour Tuesday night, The Polyphonic Spree treated a half-full Turner Hall Ballroom to the more spec...
Monday, May 14, 2012

May 11, 2012

Steve Winwood had much to celebrate when he played to a near-capacity crowd at the Riverside Theater Friday night. It was the first show of his new tour and the eve of his 64th birthday&mdash;and by evening's end, he proved just why he has e...
Thursday, May 10, 2012

Quintron and Miss Pussycat, The Polyphonic Spree and The Black Keys

Prolific rocker Steve Winwood was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 for his work with the prog-rock outfit Traffic, and it's not inconceivable he could be inducted again, since he was also a founding member...
Friday, May 4, 2012

Aziz Ansari, Field Report and Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition—pretty much any group playing melodic, guitar-based rock qualifies—and has since...

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