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Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

New book explores some of the area's best places to eat

 What better front cover for Food Lovers’ Guide to Wisconsin: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings than a brimming bowl of mac ’n’ cheese? In their latest book, longtime Shepherd Express writers Martin Hintz and Pam Percy report on their favorite restaurants, specialty
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
 The Mediterranean Sea was the center for much of world history, the conduit between Egypt, Phoenicia, Greece and Rome whose shore defined a zone where religion, democracy, philosophy and science developed. British archaeologist Cyprian Broodbank examines the crucial region in light of recent discoveries, more
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

Off the Cuff with Charles Sullivan

 Charles Sullivan has seen it from both sides. For much of his life he was a musician, and for many years he led his own choral and string group, the Sullivan Ensemble. Since 2001, when he became executive and artistic director of Early Music Now, one of the Midwest’s foremost promoters
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
 Present Music has always looked for new composers’ work to perform, new venues to perform in and new frameworks for appreciating (and enjoying) contemporary music. With “Women in the Chamber,” the Milwaukee ensemble brings a program of music by 10 living women
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014

Leo DiCaprio stars as the ‘Wolf’ at the head of the pack

 Oliver Stone was probably surprised when some fans of Wall Street embraced
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
 Poetic, laconic and elliptical, director David Lowery conjures some of the spirit of early Terrence Malick. Set in a dusty Texas town in the early ’70s, the story follows a romantic outlaw with more persistence than good sense (Casey Affleck) on the run from the law and other criminals, but devoted
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
 If Django Reinhardt had made his way to the Balkans and formed the Hot Club of Bucharest, the resulting music might have sounded a little like Devil’s Tale. Canadian Adrian Raso plays in Reinhardt’s Gypsy-jazz guitar vein, while Romania’s Fanfare Ciocărlia carry on the region’s madcap

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