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10.01.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Big Ten Football doesn't suck as much your conference does October 01, 2007 | 02:03 PM Ohio State is #4. Wisconsin is #5. Purdue is #23. I'm not so stupid as to not recognize that this is less about us being great and more about other teams sucking. However, my team's don't suck more than your conference's teams! In all seriousness, for all the crap that we took in the first few weeks due to Mi...
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Recital Hall - 7:30 p.m.

Pianist and University of Wisconsin senior lecturer Steve Nelson-Raney has divided his 7:30 p.m. faculty recital in the UWM Recital Hall tonight into two distinct halves. The first pairs Nelson-Raney with John Koethe, a UWM philosophy department professor and one of Milwaukee’s foremost romantic poets. After performing along...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008

Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park - 6:30 p.m.

The last of the summer’s major concert series comes to a close for the season tonight, when Jazz in the Park packs it in for the year after a 6:30 p.m. performance from the fiery salsa band Nabori at Cathedral Square Park.
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

Tonight @ Club Garibaldi - 10 p.m.

…and if you didn’t get enough of a world-music fix today at Global Union, head over to Club Garibaldi at 10 p.m. to see De La Buena. Purveying the catchiest kind of contemporary Latin jazz, De La Buena has developed a sort of local cult following of both fans of traditional Latin rhythm as well as newcomers alike as
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008

Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park - 6:30 p.m.

Equipped with their saxophones, trombones and flugelhorns, a dozen-and-a-half women from the Madison area share their love of war-time, big-band-era jazz by performing as the ensemble Ladies Must Swing. Tonight the ladies headline Jazz in the Park in Cathedral Square Park at 6:30 p.m . . .
11.07.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Excuses, Excuses November 07, 2007 | 06:34 PM I'll be the first to admit that I've been a bit of a bloggin' slacker this season. The past few weeks have been especially rough, as my truck gave up the ghost and I've been relegated to taking the bus to and from work. That means I left the house at 7 am and returned sometimes around 6 pm (on a good day). The bus makes me motion sick, so I was in no ...
08.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
In the increasingly rare moments that my grandfather remembers what I do for a living long enough to make conversation about it-I write about music, among other things, I tell him when he asks-he'll pose a follow-up question: "What's your favorite band?" I never have an answer for this question, but my grandfather always does. "I know mine," he says, proudly. "The Glenn Miller Orchestra....
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008

Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park - 6:30 p.m.

Jazz purists who blast the weekly Jazz in the Park concert series in Cathedral Square Park for not booking enough traditional jazz music will find plenty of fodder to complain about tonight, when the jazz series welcomes… a blues band. The area smooth, electric blues combo The Back Alley Band take the stage . . .

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