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Chet Baker

Trumpeter Chet Baker was at low ebb by the late 1960s, the setting for Born to Be Blue. Ethan Hawke stars as Baker, emulating his sunken appearance as a jazzman who never escaped the slavery of heroin for long. Carmen Ejogo co-stars as the ... more

Jul 19, 2016 3:30 PM Home Movies

Elaine Erickson Gallery closes with the exhibition “Fame: Paintings by Estelle Holleran.” more

Jun 9, 2015 8:09 PM Visual Arts

Chet Baker’s lonesome trumpet hovers over Let’s Get Lost, a scattered yet ultimately moving documentary on the “James Dean of jazz.” Baker didn’t know how near death he was when the film was shot in 1988; he obviously enjoyed the attenti... more

Jan 15, 2014 5:29 PM Home Movies

Think Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker can be trusted with the state budget? Think again. His current Milwaukee County budget, now nine months old, is in free-fall. In fact, the situation is so bad that he ordered four more u... more

Sep 8, 2010 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 5 Comments

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