Brewcity Bruisers

We caught up with Nicole Armendariz, aka Verucassault of the Rushin' Rollettes, to talk about the upcoming season and the Brewcity Bruisers' involvement with Woman UP! more

Feb 8, 2017 10:31 AM Woman Up


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Milwaukee’s reputation as an especially boozy city is hard earned. Remember that pridefully when you wake up disoriented and dehydrated. A handful of upcoming events mean to solidify this reputation.On Friday, May 8, the iconic Five O’Clock Stea.. more

May 7, 2015 3:55 PM Around MKE


Buce Burna

In roller derby, Katie Bricco has discovered confidence that’s carried over to her unlikely day job. more

Jan 16, 2015 5:00 PM More Sports 1 Comments


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Shirley Manson lends her voice to a great cause, Klassik and Black Belt Theatre play release shows and the Brewcity Bruisers kick off their season. more

Jan 13, 2015 9:56 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Rebecca Berkshire, executive chef of Balzac and Hi Hat, is better known to roller derby fans as Becky the Butcher. The heavily tattooed powerhouse has been skating with the league since day one as a member of the Shevil Knevils, one... more

May 2, 2012 12:00 AM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

For its fifth season, Milwaukee’s all-women roller derby league Brewcity Bruisers has set a fairly ambitious goal: to have the most attendees ever at a U.S. roller-derby bout. They’re well on their way: After consistently selling out the more

Jan 8, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Recording under the nom de plume Zola Jesus, Madison’s burgeoning goth icon Nika Roza Danilova has been on a tear over the last couple of years, recording a slew of albums, EPs, 7-inches and side projects, all of which have been eagerly hun... more

Jul 17, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

…and here I was thinking Nas’ album would be the most controversial release of the year. In The Roots' amazing/frightening new video for “75 Bars,” Black Thought drops more N-bombs than a Quentin Tarantino film as the band brutally beats a kidnap.. more

Feb 29, 2008 5:00 AM On Music

Milwaukee’s Brewcity Bruisers girls finish their season tonight with a climatic 7 p. Into Great Silence ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 26, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee