A letter from editor/publisher Louis Fortis on the recent sale of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. more

Apr 19, 2016 3:32 PM News Features


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The theme of this year’s Milwaukee Latino Carnaval is “Honoring the African Diaspora.” more

Jul 14, 2015 11:13 PM Off the Cuff

With the nation-wide outrage and local unrest following countless instances of violence, police brutality, and corruption, Milwaukee artists, with the help of Jeff Redmon, Live Artists Studio and CultureJam MKE, hosted a one-night-only exhibitio.. more

May 6, 2015 3:50 PM Visual Arts


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It seemed unfathomable to me that Tina Fey had so muchtrouble selling a pilot post-"30 Rock".Sure I was disappointed when FX passed on Charlie Kaufman’s "How and Why," but that was probablydoomed from conception. But this was Tina Fey! "30 Rock.. more

Mar 25, 2015 6:20 PM Around MKE 4 Comments

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The transition from credible rapper to comedic actor is so familiar as to almost be a bona fide career path, but while everyone from Ice Cube to Mos Def has gone from spitting bars to reciting line,Concert Reviews more

Mar 24, 2014 11:16 AM Concert Reviews

Large cities naturally serve as a destination for the arts. Theaters, galleries, music and art classes can be found easily in Milwaukee or Chicago. But don’t count out smaller towns, like Hartford, Wis. Hartford, 40 minutes more

Nov 14, 2012 2:31 PM A&E Feature

“Do you see this?” coach Frank Porter says, pointing to a long shelf jammed with trophies. Porter, program director at Ace Boxing Club, is talking to his beginner class of boxers lined up inside the ring... more

Oct 23, 2012 11:32 PM A&E Feature

Charmingly situated in the village of Wauwatosa, The Little Read Book (7603 W. State St.) has survived the rise and fall of big-box booksellers, endured the behemoth of and withstood the ever-shortening attention spans... more

Jun 20, 2012 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

On Friday afternoon, Gov. Scott Walker's campaign quietly announced that it had set up a legal defense fund to pay for the governor's attorneys' ongoing work in the John Doe investigation. The fund has the Orwellian name... more

Mar 14, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 8 Comments

With hopes of becoming an annual tradition, the inaugural Eastside Jazzfest rounds up seven acts from very different corners of the Milwaukee-area jazz scene: progressive-jazz multi-instrumentalist Isaiah Joshua; the Latin-funk combo more

Jul 17, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

According to a May report by Seattle's KOMO-TV, former Oregon National Guard soldier Gary Pfleider II is awaiting the results of his latest appeal to end the garnishment of his disability checks to cover $3,175 for gear he supposedly "lost"... more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

The Musical Box presents A Trick of the Tail on Monday, February 15 at the Pabst at 8pm. The Musical ,Sponsored Events more

Feb 15, 2010 12:00 AM Sponsored Content

The ink on the state’s biennial budget is barely dry and we’re already talking about the 2010 budgets for the county and city. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker had his department heads deliver their shocking news without much of a heads up .. more

Jul 16, 2009 4:00 AM Daily Dose

If you didn't join the Ladies... liveblog tonight, you missed a good time - not the least of which is that I WON BIATCHES! Don't think I won't gloat about that for awhile! Congrats to Prince Fielder and thank you so much for the Untuckem! more

Jul 13, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

What with the economy being what it is, one might expect fewer shows this season, especially from some of the smaller companies who may be forced to cancel a few shows mid-season.One would not expect, for instance, that there might be six shows op.. more

Feb 19, 2009 5:00 AM Theater

Taking Liberties Fighting the Spread of Democracy B Y J O E L M C N A L L Y One of the Bush administration’s covers for going to war in Iraq to provide billions of dollars in no-bid contracts for Halliburton and other co,Taking Liberti... more

Oct 8, 2008 12:00 AM Taking Liberties

   Shortly after the Battle of Salamis, in which Persia lost thousands of men an The Persians ,Theater more

Oct 8, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

  JohannSebastian Bach was no idle dilettante, penning music here and there when the BachPartitas 2, 3 & 4 ,Classical Music/Dance more

Jul 1, 2008 12:00 AM Classical Music

Every year, Express Yourself Milwaukee, Inc., a non-profit group that mentors at-risk youth through the arts, concludes its year with a lavish showcase. This year’s, which is performed at noon and 6 ,Today in Milwaukee more

May 15, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee