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Monday, Dec. 23, 2013

Book ranks Milwaukee musician among the greats

 Sigmund Snopek III is keeping good company these days. The veteran Milwaukee recording artist is included with Frank Zappa, Yoko Ono, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Sun Ra and James Brown in a fascinating examination of late 20th-century music, Adventures in Avant-Pop. Although author
Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014

New art and performance space in the heart of the city

 Soon a new name will join the list of regulars in the Art Preview column: Inspiration Studios. Celebrating its birthday at 3 p.m on Saturday, March 1, this art gallery-cum-performance space will make its home in a large, beautiful, inspiration-kick-starting brick building in the heart of Downtown West Allis, 1500 S.
Monday, Aug. 6, 2012

Aug. 5, 2012

It is unlikely that any concert in the Milwaukee area on Sunday night inspired more partial and full standing ovations and clapping over audience members' heads than Crosby, Stills and Nash at the Riverside Theater. Though the trio epitomizes hi...
12.04.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Grammy nominations took the collective breath away from the music blogosphere last night with an amazing roster of artists who, almost without exception* deserve the recognition. Not only is Lil Wayne nominated for album of the year, for instance, but there's no Steely Dan reunion album to steal away that honor from him on the big day: If Coldplay, Ne-Yo, Radiohead or Robert Plant and Alison K...
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

River: the joni letters (Verve)

Joni Mitchell may be more revered by jazz players than by her pop-music peers. Pianist Herbie Hancock is the latest acolyte, releasing River: the joni letters, a tribute disc that delivers at a high, innovative level. Hancock’s assimilation of the material is unexpectedly introspective. His performance—which boasts the now-requisite guest artists, including Norah Jones, Tina Turner and, surprisingly, Leonard Cohen, in addition to Mitchell herself—is one of the pianist’s best efforts.

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