The Big Read

It's been 23 years since a heavily flannelled Pearl Jam released their debut album, Ten , a blockbuster that helped fuel the ’90s alt-rock explosion and introduced the band as the everyman alternative to Nirvana. The band’s long run is particularl.. more

May 21, 2014 5:00 PM On Music

 The National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read campaign is looking to, “restore reading to the center of American culture.” Okay—that’s a pretty ambitious goal for a single project, but it’s a noble one. As a part of the NEA’s Big Read, UW-White.. more

Apr 1, 2011 11:53 AM Theater

We've all heard the namesJane Austen, Mark Twain, Charlotte Brontë, Ernest Hemingwaybut sadly many of us have not read the works. In fact, according to a 2004 report from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), studies of the writte more

Mar 29, 2010 12:00 AM Books

Celebrating the inherent low-keyness of Tuesday nights, the Bremen Café has dedicated the day to a weekly event called Geek Night, an informal gathering where patrons play video- and board-games. Guitar Hero and Halo have been popular in re... more

May 19, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee