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Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
For its next concert, Early Music Now will present “The Dawn of Joy: Medieval Creativity,” an imaginative and expressive journey into the music of 14th-century Italy as preserved on manuscript. Performing these mostly lively pieces will be a trio...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011

Authentic food makes Waukesha restaurant a destination

Meiji Cuisine, located on Waukesha's northeast side, offers diners a split personality. Patrons will find two dining areas, separated by a bar. The first area specializes in Japanese food, featuring a sushi bar and a few hibachi tables. The second area, which highlights a Chinese menu, is even more...
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Short Orders

The historic center of downtown Waukesha continues to be an incubator for interesting restaurants. The newest is Key Westconsin (331 Riverfront Plaza, Waukesha), which offers the flavors of Key West in Wisconsin. Located along the Fox River just across from Waukesha State Bank, it is a light and airy place...
Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Art Preview

More than 20 venues open their doors inside the Historic Third Ward's Marshall Building on Friday, March 4, 5-9 p.m. Galleries and merchants on five floors present new exhibitions; refreshments at cash bars provide added comfort.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010

And other big questions about the Great Lakes Water Compact

The city of Waukesha’s request for Lake Michigan water is the first of its kind under the Great Lakes Water Compact, and with it comes scrutiny. Here are some of the biggest questions about Waukesha’s request, and how it will be handled in Wisconsin and by the Compact’s partners. Q: Hasn’t Waukesha gotten the OK to purchase Lake Michigan water? The mayor already has been...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Incumbent Nelson stresses regional cooperation to create jobs; challenger Scrima wants direct subsidies to court businesses

Although the city of Waukesha is typically thought of as a suburb of Milwaukee, it’s the seventh largest city in Wisconsin, and has come into its own in the past decade. On April 6, voters will be asked if Mayor Larry Nelson, 55, a former teacher, deserves a second term, or if real estate developer Jeff Scrima, 32, should take...
Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Plus: Ploch Art Gallery presents Kathleen Raash

During the first weeks in March, Milwaukeeans start to anticipate the approaching spring and relief from the winter cold. Several Waukesha-area art events encourage the city to embrace the upcoming season...
Monday, Jan. 25, 2010
Spurred on by economic conditions, technological advancements and social media, the T-shirt is as omnipresent as ever. After coming into its own in the late ’60s, the one-time undergarment is now a wardrobe staple—and this fashion trend shows no signs of fading. For Peter...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

UW-Waukesha opens Mitch Albom Comedy

By Russ Bickerstaff
Not that it’s a personal interest on my part, but a quick jaunt over to the Wisconsin DNR’s website states that it is currently Duck hunting season in both Northern and Southern regions of the state. It may be a little chilly out there, but you can bet there are hunters out there right now bagging their daily limit of 6 ducks not to exceed, “4 mallards of which only 1 may be a hen, 3 wood du...
Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009
The organized objections against the presidential school address on right-wing talk radio have been nothing less than a hate campaign. “The thing that concerned me most about it was it seemed like a direct channel from the president of the United States into the classroom, to my child,”...

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