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Monday, Sept. 8, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The UWM Union Theatre’s LGBT Film/Video festival continues tonight with a double-feature paying homage to filmmaker Derek Jarman, whose often-shocking films became more aggressively pro-gay rights throughout the years. At 7 p.m., a2008 documentary Derek . . .
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The UWM Union Theatre continues its LGBT Film/Video Festival today with several screenings, including a 7 p.m. screening of XXY, a 2007 Argentinean drama about Alex, a 15-year-old girl born with both female and male sex characteristics. Alex’s life becomes even more confusing when she begins a relationship with . . .
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The UWM Union Theatre’s LGBT Film/Video Festival continues today with many screenings, including a 7 p.m. showing of what promises to be one of its most popular offerings. The 2007 comedy Butch Jamie follows a butch lesbian struggling with her acting career. She finds unlikely success, however, when she passes . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theater - 5 p.m.

The LGBT Film/Video Festival continues today with three screenings at the UWM Union Theatre: It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives, a 1971 Germany “educational” relic at 5 p.m.; The New World, a French drama about a lesbian couple debating having a child at 7 p.m., and YOU . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater - 8 p.m.

Though he introduced himself as a geeky, skateboarding rapper with an affinity for Japanese pop culture—to be sure, a meme completely new to rap music—Lupe Fiasco has smartly fought against being pigeonholed in the years since, revealing himself to be more ambitious than anyone could have expected . . .
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008

Tonight @ the Oriental Theatre

The Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival kicks off its 10-day run tonight with a 7:30 p.m. screening at the Oriental Theatre of Were the World Mine, a critically beloved comedic musical fantasy about a long-suffering gay boy whose luck changes for the better when he is cast as Puck in his high school’s production . . .
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

One of the most imaginatively animated graphic-novel film adaptations in recent memory, and one of the best received foreign films of 2007, Persepolis is the autobiographical tale of young Marjane Satrapi as she comes of age—and discovers punk music—amid the ’1970s Iranian revolution. The . . .
Friday, Aug. 29, 2008

Today @ UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

One of the most imaginatively animated graphic-novel film adaptations in recent memory, and one of the best received foreign films of 2007, Persepolis is the autobiographical tale of young Marjane Satrapi as she comes of age—and discovers punk music—amid the 1970s Iranian revolution. The . . .
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

Underage Students Scrounge For Entertainment

Kevin Christensen had heard promising talk about Milwaukee’s music scene and was eager to take in as many local bands as possible when he enrolled in UW-Milwaukee as a freshman last year. He was in store for a letdown.
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008

Wasserman’s Senate run opens up an opportunity

State Rep. Sheldon Wasserman’s decision to run for the state Senate seat currently held by Republican Alberta Darling created an opening for Democrats. Not only does Wasserman have a shot at turning a Republican district Democratic, but the Assembly seat he’s vacating allows an up-and-coming Democrat to serve in the...

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