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Inthe history of elaborate DVD box sets, few can top “JAG: The Complete Series.”The blue and white packaging is a trick to open and involves unsnapping thenaval officers’ shoulder boards on top, which allows you to open side panels,which en.. more

Mar 26, 2015 2:45 PM I Hate Hollywood

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Dear Ruthie answers a letter from a reader worried about planning the perfect Valentine’s Day, and plugs fun events including She Kills Monsters (Feb. 12-15) at UW-Milwaukee, The B-52s at Potawatomi’s Northern Lights Theater Feb. 13, and Bl... more

Feb 10, 2015 6:11 PM Hear Me Out

The Exotics were already together when people started talking to them about this cool new movie called Pulp Fiction. It wasn't so much the plot, or John Travolta's career revival, but the music that was the conversation starter... more

Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM Local Music

In much the same way that their post-punk/new wave contemporaries Devo will always be “that 'Whip It' band,” no matter how much fans and critics extoll their many virtues, The B-52's—sorry, that should be “The B-52s, more

Jul 9, 2012 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 1 Comments

Are The B-52s the ultimate party band? Probably. The band's ultra-kitschy throwbacks to '60s rock 'n' roll made them cult favorites during the early days of punk and New Wave, before their rowdy hit “Love Shack” renewed the more

Jul 8, 2012 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Summerfest headliners are coming fast and furious now. Today the festival announced another 21 side-stage performers, including a couple of acclaimed indie-rock acts (The Walkmen and tUnE-yArDs), reggae legends Jimmy Cliff and Ziggy Marley, vetera.. more

Apr 10, 2012 7:15 PM On Music

Athens, Georgia became known as the home of R.E.M., but Michael Stipe and friends came out of a local scene that had already sent bands into the outer world. The most striking among them, the B-52s, made a splash with its 1979 debut album, embodyi.. more

Mar 12, 2012 4:38 PM I Hate Hollywood

Are the B-52s the ultimate party band? Probably. The band’s ultra- kitschy throwbacks to ’60s rock ’n’ roll made them cult favorites during the early days of punk and New Wave, before their rowdy hit “Love Shack” renewe more

Jul 1, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Acknowledging the strong ties between classicalmusic and literature, the Wisconsin Conser Sense and Sensibility ,Classical Music/Dance more

Sep 28, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music

After a long stint on the road, the Brewers return home tonight to begin a three-game series against the Houston Astros.,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 18, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Were the seeds of a potential Animal Collective backlash sewn at the band's ambient Saturday evening Lollapalooza set? I like the band well enough, but I found the half hour I caught fairly insufferable. Other critics concur, even ones unabashed.. more

Aug 10, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

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