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I have written a few pieces on the historyof adult movie theaters in Milwaukee,particularly the ParkwayTheatre on W. Lisbon Ave.I find the history of the Parkway fascinating and, some years backs, even hadthe good fortune to sit down for an i.. more

Mar 16, 2015 5:30 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous 5 Comments

The entire Blue Oyster Cult catalog was reissued on CD circa Y2K and since then, the iPod has enabled anyone to amass their own ultimate BOC mixtape. So why an Essential Blue Oyster Cult? There is always the pleasure of letting someone else... more

Apr 24, 2012 12:00 AM Album Reviews

In advance of its Winter Beats bill Friday night at bSide, the local electronic music series Unlooped is giving away a four-track sampler for streaming and download through Bandcamp, the first release from the newly launched Unlooped Records. The .. more

Dec 1, 2011 4:00 PM On Music

It\'s almost December, which means that within the next week or two magazines and blogs will begin publishing their hotly debated (if rarely all that controversial) rankings of the best albums of 2011. Milwaukee has its own inclusive, local spin o.. more

Nov 28, 2011 3:00 PM On Music

Best known for producing the morbid love song “Don't Fear the Reaper,” one of the single most enduring hits of the 1970s, Blue Öyster Cult has managed to stay relevant despite not recording any new music in more than 10 years... more

Jul 3, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

You know you’ve made it as a classic rock band when you’re part of multiple “Guitar Hero” video games, still have some original band members left in the lineup and continue to tour after 43 years as a band. That’s right, 43 y more

Jun 28, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

After playing together for more than 40 years, ironically, Blue Oyster Cult have reached the point where they do need to fear the reaper. They don’t, however, need to worry about their legacy, which is well cemented. They were one of the ba... more

Aug 13, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Irish Fest @ Summerfest Grounds Oneyear shy of its 30th anniversary, Milwaukee’s Irish Fest once againtransforms the Summerfest grounds into a haven for Celtic cultu,This Week in Milwaukee more

Aug 12, 2009 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

It may have been Alistair Cooke’s finest hour, the cream of PBS’ “Masterpiece Theatre” in the golden years of high-tone British imports. “The Jewel in the Crown,” among the greatest TV mini series ever produced, is out now as a four-DVD set. .. more

Dec 14, 2008 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

After playing together for more than 40 years, ironically, Blue Öyster Cult have reached the point where they do need to fear the reaper. They don't, however, need to worry about their legacy, which ,Today in Milwaukee more

May 16, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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