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It’s hard to believe that Augusto Pinochet could have been in power as recently as the 1980s. The Chilean president had, even at the most conservative estimate, put over a thousand people to death and forcibly interned and tortured up to 3.. more

Apr 5, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

The joke goes something like this: “Why do the Germans have a word for ‘doppelgänger?’ Is that a problem over there or something?” Why would any culture would need a word to describe when two strangers look identical to each other? Rega.. more

Mar 15, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

Even when they’re in the center of the stage, women are often overlooked. Ami Majeskie looks to focus on a certain often-overlooked 50% of the population as she presents The Untitled Women Project. It’s a program of scenes, monologues, dance.. more

Feb 11, 2016 12:00 PM Theater

The Wisconsin Philharmonic presents “An American Christmas with a Star Wars Salute,” Tuesday, Dec. 8, in collaboration with the Jubilate Chorale and Arrowhead High School Concert Choir; John Schindler is the featured pianist. more

Dec 1, 2015 5:36 PM A&E Feature

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Carroll University’s assistant athletic trainer Leah Jankowski's job involves a lot more than just taping ankles. more

Nov 30, 2015 12:00 AM Brewers On Deck Circle

Carroll University undergraduate student Ryan Albrechtson and his peers were asked to create a fictional arts organization over the course of a semester in a fine arts administration class and Albrechtson, who fully connected with the proje... more

Aug 20, 2014 11:39 AM Theater

For Optimist Theatre’s fifth season of Shakespeare in the Park (SITP), the company presents a three-weekend long run of the famous playwright’s lesser-performed comedy, The Winter’s Tale. The work is typically recognized for having one of t... more

Jun 6, 2014 1:27 AM Visual Arts 1 Comments

"Death andtaxes," is the classic, glib attempt to enumerate life's certainties. Amore sober and somber response differs only in omitting the latter conjunct. Forsome the inevitability of death is a source of crippling despair. Woody Allen,for .. more

May 25, 2014 8:22 PM Visual Arts

The paradigms with which human beings understand themselves change over time. Cutting-edge research into prehistoric art suggests our distant progenitors saw themselves as existing in a realm of animal spirits, requiring the intervention of... more

Apr 2, 2014 12:21 AM Visual Arts

You gotta have art. But don’t take it from me. No less than one of the area’s most prolific art spaces, the Cedarburg Cultural Center (W62 N546 Washington Ave.), declares as much in the title of their fast-approaching juried exhibition and ... more

Feb 12, 2014 4:05 AM Visual Arts

At the death of his adored Eurydice, the musician Orpheus breached the Underworld. He sang about love so beautifully that Hades let Eurydice return to life provided Orpheus refrained from looking at her on the way more

Jan 22, 2014 11:43 PM Classical Music

Teachers deserve more recognition. Financial recognition, to be sure, but more than that. Peering through horn-rimmed glasses, clad in tweed, covered in chalk dust, they teach us everything from the kindergarten lesson of how to share to, y... more

Jan 5, 2014 10:05 PM Visual Arts

Jessica Meuninck-Ganger’s new exhibition demonstrates how collaboration fuels compelling art. While the multimedia artist describes her work as equally informed by the past and the future, the pervasive merging of tradition and experimentat... more

Oct 23, 2013 12:16 AM Visual Arts

Given the prominence of women’s rights in the recently completed presidential campaign, it is a good time to take a look at the role that women play in the White House. In the timely new volume Women and the White House more

Nov 13, 2012 1:45 PM Books

Milwaukee Opera Theatre (MOT) completes its season with an exciting new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's 1882 comic operetta Iolanthe. Presented in partnership with Carroll University, Iolanthe marks MOT's first foray into the world... more

May 23, 2012 12:00 AM Classical Music

IIn Tandem Theatre opens its 13th season this week with a murder-suspense comedy set in the art world. Joe DiPietro’s Art of Murder crosses drama and suspense with complex satire on the nature of contemporary art.The play opens in a modern-... more

Oct 20, 2010 12:00 AM Theater

Despite the best efforts of narrow-minded bureaucrats to tear it down, the Hoan Bridge is priceless for residents of Bay View and south lakeshore communities—an easy link to Downtown and the freeway system. Aside from its utility, the Hoan’... more

Oct 20, 2010 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2010

“Conspicuous Consumption” at the UW-Milwaukee Union Art Gallery is part of the university’s “Food for Thought” series, which explores “how food connects us to the environment, our culture and to each other.” The s more

Oct 12, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Years ago, California's Reduced Shakespeare Company realized that there's a comic appeal in going through some very, very serious material very, very quickly. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) was soon joined by All The Great .. more

Aug 22, 2010 7:36 PM Theater

Nicholas Rankin is happy to stereotype his own people. “The British enjoy deceiving their enemies,” he writes in the opening line of his book. And while offering much evidence that his country’s enemies were also adept at deception, his more

Mar 29, 2010 12:00 AM Books

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