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gun violence
Around Milwaukee
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013
It was another violent summer in Milwaukee marked by gun violence. The organization Guns Down MKE will remember the victims of that violence later this month at a silent candlelight vigil. It takes place on Saturday, Oct. 26 at 12:30 p.m. at Cathedral Square Park in Milwaukee. The crowd will mark a five-minute silence at 1 p.m. during which candles will be lit to represent each person who lost the...
milwaukee oktoberfest
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
Milwaukee's amazing stretch of mild, beautiful fall weather looks to stretch into this weekend, which is welcome news for those attending Milwaukee's Oktoberfest celebration at Pere Marquette this weekend.

The event—which will feature a beer garden with music and food including baked pretzels, bratwurst, wieners and pork sandwiches—runs noon - 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct...
phoenix the band
On Music
Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Supported by Grouplove, Alt-J and Foals

FM 102.1's annual Big Snow Show at the Rave will become a two-night event this year, with an internationally minded lineup featuring headliners from France, England and Sweden. France bliss-pop stars Phoenix, fresh from headline billing at the Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals this summer, will top FM 102.1's bill on Thursday, Dec. 12, supported by U.K. buzz band Alt-J and the shouty indi...
kevin mcdonald kids in the hall
Around Milwaukee
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
The self-proclaimed least popular member of the comedy troupe Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald will teach a two-day comedy writing workshop at ComedySportz Milwaukee on Nov. 16 and 17. McDonald, who has appeared on more than a dozen sitcoms and a long list of movies and cartoons, has recently been touring America and Canada behind a workshop that teaches students to turn improvisational comedy int...