1913 was the year of calm before the storm—the year before European civilization shattered on the battlefields of World War I. In that year an artisan in a far corner of Europe—Romania—crafted a handsome cello. The instrument survived both ... more

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Much has been made of the first couplet on “Ecce Homo,” the lead track on New York-based Titus Andronicus’ latest album, Local Business. “Okay, I think, by now,” rambles vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stickles more

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One might assume that a Milwaukee rapper who calls himself a Martian with the soul of a hippie would be an East Side alternative MC with aspirations of being on a label like Def Jux or Rhymesayers. That Pretty Ricky Phontaine fits better wi... more

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Curator Joseph Cunningham, from the American Decorative Arts 1900 Foundation, and Adjunct Assistant Curator for the Milwaukee Art Museum, Sarah Fayen, cooperated with The Chipstone Foundation to organize and plan "The Artistic Furniture of Char.. more

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Here's another fun (or, depending on your predisposition, depressing) exercise that illustrates the dire state of the music industry: Make a list of the best selling artists of the decade. If your list read anything like mine, it would probably in.. more

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Peterson said she had an inkling of the difficulties facing Ugandan grandmothers prior to What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.e ,News Features more

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October 11, 2007 Likean empty cardboard box in the hands of an imaginative child, Effective Date: November 1, 2007 ,Concert Reviews more

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Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m.It was easy enough to dismiss The Knitters as just anoddball Abominations ,This Week in Milwaukee more

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Duke 77, Marquette 73November 22, 2007 | 10:14 AMI would write about this game first-hand, but I sort of fell asleep during the crucial second half. Here, instead, is SI's recap...from SI.comLAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -It took Kyle Singler five g.. more

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