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Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

'10 Portraits' at Jewish Museum of Milwaukee

 In the early 1960s, Andy Warhol’s star was on the rise. The triumph of post-war consumerism had been addressed by the young Warhol to the pleasure of a counter-cultural Zeitgeist bent on thumbing its nose at the values of the Greatest
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014
 Tarry not, art lovers, for three rich new exhibitions will appear at the Tory Folliard Gallery on Feb. 8 only to disappear a month later on March 8. Charles Munch’s “New Paintings” continues his 40-plus-year exploration of
Monday, July 9, 2012

July 8, 2012

In much the same way that their post-punk/new wave contemporaries Devo will always be "that 'Whip It' band," no matter how much fans and critics extoll their many virtues, The B-52's—sorry, that should be &a...
07.09.2012 | | Posted at 04:33 PM

Excellence in Kid's Fare From Milwaukee County Zoo

By Russ Bickerstaff
  My wife and I had free tickets to Summerfest. So We went with out one-year-old daughter to check out the kiddie stuff. Still a little young to be taking it all in, the trip might not have been for our daughter so much as it was for us. In and amidst the awful cover bands that seem to inhabit all the stages during the day, we caught a few snippets of a few kid's performances. Our daughter isn'...
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

Off The Cuff with spoken word artist Nicole Janzen

Spoken word poetry artist Nicole Janzen, aka “Darlin Nikki,” combats social injustice through poetry performances, books, albums, community workshops and more. She writes about her present circumstance, whatever that may be, with a fresh, “in-your-face” tone, acknowledging the past
07.04.2012 | | Posted at 07:09 AM

KidsWrites performing on July 5th

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Some time ago I was on the bus heading out to a show at Next Act when I ran into local actor Rick Pendzich. He was on his way to a show at the Broadway Theatre. We got to talking. He told me about working with Skylight Music Theatre on their Kidswrites program. It's really interesting . . . kids in schools all over the area submit writing to the program and a  trio of composers work on turnin...

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