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Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

In pigtails and a prim frock at the Miramar Theatre last Tuesday night, with her childlike faade pianist and singer-songwriter Vienna Teng belied a lyrical maturity and vast musical range that shifted from chamber pop to soul and jazz, spliced with bits of wit and candor. Channeling the canny ease of a nightclub's resident crooner, she encouraged audience participation, solicited requests and graciously played them all . . .
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 7:30 p.m.

Borrowing heavily from traditional European influences, the Taiwanese-American singer-songwriter Vienna Teng, who plays the Miramar Theatre tonight at 7:30 p.m., elegantly incorporates deeply personalized lyrical revelations into strictly subdued piano pieces and, sometimes, densely orchestral string pieces . . .
Saturday, July 26, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 9 p.m.

Part of an earlier breed of party bands, The Radiators presaged the current jam-band movement with their knack for incorporating multiple, groove-based genres into their live shows. The group, which does a 9 p.m. show at the Miramar Theatre tonight, is prone to all sorts of up-tempo, danceable tangents, but the true heart . . .
Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 6 p.m.

After a stormy 12 years together marked by break-ups and line-up changes—moving from Florida to New York has a way of pruning bandmembers—the metalcore band Shai Hulud released their long-delayed new album, Misanthropy Pure, this May. It picks up where the group left off, adding showy, prog-rock touches to their . . .
Saturday, June 14, 2008

Tonight @ the Mirimar Theatre - 7:30 p.m.

Paul Cebar is in many respects synonymous with Milwaukee (his band is even named “The Milwaukeeans”), so it’s ironic that much of his appeal is that his music sounds nothing anything else in the city. Cebar instead taps the sound of the south—steamy, New Orleans-inspired R&B and shades of tropical . . .
Friday, April 25, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 9:00 p.m.

It appears that the String Cheese Incident, once reigning gods of the jam scene, has all but broken up, but two of the group’s members, drummer Michael Travis and percussionist Jason Hann, have continued to perform together. Their new project, EOTO, is a far cry from the mostly rootsy sound of the Incident; instead . . .
Sunday, April 20, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 8:00 p.m.

Last call for penis. Puppetry of the Penis concludes its week-long run at the Miramar Theatre tonight with a final 8 p.m. performance. This wang-bending touring troupe treats their reproductive organs as if they’re Play-Doh, contorting them into silly shapes like wristwatches, hot dogs, windsurfers and the Eiffel Tower.
Friday, April 18, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 8:00 p.m.

The wang-bending touring troupe Puppetry of the Penis treat their reproductive organs as if they’re Play-Doh, contorting them into silly shapes like wristwatches, hot dogs, windsurfers and the Eiffel Tower. This weekend the guys bring their elastic genitals to the Miramar Theatre for a series of performances, with tonight . . .
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 8:00 PM

Is there anything the male genitals can’t do? The touring troupe Puppetry of the Penis sets out to explore the potential of the male member, contorting it into silly shapes like wristwatches, hot dogs, windsurfers and the Eiffel Tower. This week the guys bring their elastic wangs to the Miramar Theatre for a series of performances . . .
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Tonight @ the Miramar Theatre - 8:00 PM

Is there anything the male genitals can’t do? The touring troupe Puppetry of the Penis sets out to explore the potential of the male member, contorting it into silly shapes like wristwatches, hot dogs, windsurfers and the Eiffel Tower. This week the guys bring their elastic wangs to the Miramar Theatre for a series of performances . . .

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