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Dear EarthTalk: What are so-called non-human rights? – Richard Montcalm, Jenkintown, PA Non-humanrights is a term coined by animal welfare activist and lawyer Steven Wise, whohas campaigned for three decades to achieve actual legal rights fo.. more

Jun 8, 2015 8:49 PM , News Features

This coming Tuesday, In Tandem Theatre hosts The Longhand Project’s next show. Draw Write Hear See! is an improvisational program of music, theatre, storytelling and artwork. There are 14 artists. There are 14 writers. It’s a big project and it’s .. more

Jun 1, 2015 2:55 PM Theater

The nonprofit Milwaukee Pets Alive (MPA) recently purchased 100community donation boxes for $776 ($476 for boxes and $300 for shipping) froman overseas vendor, but ended up receiving the shipment from the Chinesecompany Hotsun with much of the .. more

Nov 26, 2013 10:00 PM Around MKE

 Fans always have their reasons, and they oftensuppose that their particular fandom, whether for Star Wars or the Packers, isparticular in intensity or devotion. Bruce Springsteen fans are no different,and they have some.. more

Nov 14, 2013 6:44 PM I Hate Hollywood

No contemporary Hollywood director is bolder than Ang Lee—at least in the realm of trying new things. With Life of Pi, Yann Martel’s novel about an Indian boy shipwrecked on a lifeboat with a wild tiger is rendered in dazzling 3D. The boy, ... more

Dec 17, 2012 5:06 PM Film Reviews

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! These and many other species of animals can be found at the Milwaukee County Zoo. Growing from humble beginnings, the Milwaukee County Zoo has been a delight... more

Sep 27, 2012 11:49 AM Around MKE

A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's “Art and the Animal” exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society expl more

Jul 3, 2012 12:00 AM Visual Arts

With more than 11 million supporters in the United States, the Humane Society is doing its part to ensure a hopeful future for animals by helping to connect them with loving people. Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the... more

Apr 17, 2012 12:00 AM Books

The candidates have filed their campaign finance reports and trumpeted the good news about their fund-raising prowess during the second quarter of 2010. But behind the cheery press releases claiming that each candidate is a good bet for don... more

Jul 28, 2010 12:00 AM News Features 2 Comments

Breed specific laws, in conjunction with incidents of violence highlighted in the media, make it hard for individuals to welcome a pit bull or pit bull mix into their home. With all the myths surrounding this over-bred, mistreated breed, Mi... more

Jul 24, 2010 12:00 AM A&E Feature 1 Comments

Last weekend, we held a "Strap-On Sex 101" class at the Tool Shed. This was the first time that we had offered this particular workshop, and I was fascinated to see that it generated more phone and e-mail inquiries than any other class we'v... more

Feb 4, 2010 12:00 AM Sexpress

Singer and writerChhom Nimol has played a role in Cambodia’s reawakening with herE Electric Cambodia ,CD Reviews more

Feb 2, 2010 12:00 AM Album Reviews

“I knew someone would cover this song at Summerfest,” myfriend moaned as &ldq good ,Summerfest Concert Reviews more

Jun 27, 2008 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

Attention earlyrisers: Can’t stay up until 11 p.m. to see tonight’s big Summerfest headliners?Eric Burdon feels your pain. That’s why his legendary oldies group, theAnimals, is performing at a sensible 6 p.m. tonight at the Briggs &Stratton Big B... more

Jun 26, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The comparatively mild weather (at least by Februarystandards) makes today a perfect day The Lion King ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 2, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee