Emily White’s Interning 101 is perfect for current college students and mid-career professionals alike. She will discuss her book on Sept. 8 at Voyageur Book Shop. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:41 PM Books

In a new literary anthology, Family Stories from the Attic, edited by Wisconsin writers Christi Craig and Lisa Rivera, a global community of (mostly) female writers has compiled a timeless collection of touching personal tales based on fami... more

May 9, 2017 1:36 PM Books

The Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books is a celebration that features more than 60 state and nationally recognized authors. In its seventh year, SEWI Bookfest will be held at UW-Waukesha, Nov 4-5. In addition to panels, book signings and... more

Nov 1, 2016 2:03 PM Books

A short time from now in a tiny city not far away, Kiel Area Theatre will present selected readings from Ian Doescher’s William Shakespeaere’s Star Wars. The small town a short drive to the north somewhere between Lake Winnebago and Lake M.. more

Nov 23, 2015 12:00 PM Theater

Joshua Ferris’ debut novel, Then We Came to the End, is not only a story of workers struggling through the daily grind of corporate America, it is also an engaging and bittersweet look at life. This tale is set in the beginning of the curre... more

Sep 20, 2010 12:00 AM Books

In the second last novel in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter cycle, the young wizard has begun his sixth year at Hogwarts and is feeling the sap of teenage in his limbs. There is turnover in the faculty and Harry’s nemesis, Draco Malfoy, is back for a.. more

Jul 15, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

On the grounds of Lakefront Festival of Arts last weekend, Carol Menninga from Roscoe, Illinois, exhibits the age-old art of paper cutting. A former engineering graduate from the University of Michigan, this medical school dropout always rememb.. more

Jun 23, 2009 4:00 AM Visual Arts

As I write this, I am waiting for Michael A. Weber to show-up. I’ll be interviewing him for a preview column on Alchemist's upcoming production of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. He’s directing the show. The play was, of course, written by legendar.. more

Jun 23, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

I only have access to Google websites at work, which means I can use Blogger, but I am denied all other access. I saw a link on about why the Brewers and Jake Peavy are a perfect fit and demanded someone send me the text of the article via.. more

May 24, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

And as the season continues to fade-out, Insurgent Theatre and Alamo Basement Productions present yet another in their series of 24 hour theatre shows. Play In A Day 4 will be the two company’s latest foray into instant theatre. The idea is this: .. more

May 22, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

Speaking as someone who has been forced to see a lot of touring shows coming-in from New York, it’s always nice to see smaller touring shows coming through town from other places. It would even be nice to see one of these shows some time . . . al.. more

May 14, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

By one account, some 15,000 people have been murdered over the past 30 years in fighting between a pair of South Central LA gangs, the Crips and the Bloods. If this astonishing number is true, than the number of deaths from gang violence in LA is.. more

May 14, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Well, on Friday, good old turd blossom will be answering prosecutors’ questions about the firings of U.S. attorneys. On Tuesday, Rove will be in Milwaukee, trashing working people and spreading misinformation about the Employee Free.. more

May 14, 2009 4:00 AM Daily Dose

Michael Bonds was elected the new president of the MPS board of directors in a 6-3 vote Tuesday night. Here's part two of my interview with Bonds. (You can find the first part here.) Shepherd: One of the big issues brought up in t.. more

May 1, 2009 4:00 AM Daily Dose

In 2007 the Library of Congress inaugurated an award called the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Its first recipient, Paul Simon, is uncontroversial until you think about whom else might have won in that debut year. Without Bob Dylan’s example, S.. more

May 1, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Those who won't be able to catch Wilco at either one of their ultra-sold out concerts at the Pabst Theater tomorrow or Wednesday will have a chance see to the band in a different capacity tonight at Miller Park, where they'll be throwing the first.. more

Apr 13, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

For all the fervor, Baltimore club music, a regional strain of house-infused rap music, has seen little light outside of its native Baltimore, but that looks to be changing this year. Genre pioneer DJ Blaqstarr's status is growing nationally, whil.. more

Apr 9, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Some Fox affiliates disagree with the network's odd decision to follow-up "American Idol," the country's top-rated family show, with an Osbournes variety special that, according to commercials, contains bits in which Ozzy and his family command sm.. more

Mar 31, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

After moving to Wisconsin nine years ago the oil painter and Beloit College Art Professor George Williams, Jr. exhibits in his second state show, the Haggerty Museum of Art's "Current Tendencies: Ten Artists from Wisconsin." First observed at M.. more

Mar 20, 2009 4:00 AM Visual Arts