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When it comes to Summerfest, people place a curious significance on opening day, as if it’s some sort barometer by which you can read precisely how the next week and a half are going to play out.,Concert Reviews more

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Given that opening bands are usually so eminently skippable, often just some underperforming label-mate of the main act, it's refreshing to come across a show that basically has two headliners. Beyond giving you more bang for your buck, it ... more

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  The fun thing about Shakespeare is its multiplicity. Each show has at least two or three sets of characters in various plot entanglements. If one end of a production isn’t doing terribly well, there’s invariably some other end of it that’s .. more

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Though the considerable buzz that initially surrounded them has worn off somewhat, that shouldn't be taken as an indication that the Arctic Monkeys' moment has come and gone. Instead, they seem to have stepped outside of the endless cycle o... more

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Black Swan hadn’t even opened in most cities, yet the nominations were already trickling in. The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, one of the second-tier contests on the way to Oscar night, bestowed no less than 12 nominations on the film, star... more

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With their debut Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not and the sophomore effort Favourite Worst Nightmare, England’s Arctic Monkeys combined straight-ahead, riffy rock with incisive, sarcastic lyrics to memorable ef,Today in Milw more

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I'll be on FM 102.1's "Indie Soundcheck" program Sunday night at 11 p.m., as will the Arctic Monkeys—a potentially embarrassing confluence that could highlight my inability to pronounce the word "Arctic" (too word with far too many consonants for .. more

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Arctic Monkeys’ new album, Humbug, is an appropriately titledkiss-off to their old NME ,Music Feature more

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