Milwaukee Twisted Dreams Film Festival, Milwaukee’s inaugural horror-centered film festival, runs April 8-9 at the Underground Collaborative. more

Film Reviews

In 'From the Dark' a young couple, lost on the back roads near sundown, seek shelter in a farmhouse from a menacing creature seen at first only in the flickering shadows. more

Home Movies

Small wonder Christie Hodgen dedicates her jewel of a novel Elegies for the Brokenhearted (W.W. Norton) “for Michael, who works in pessimism.” Her characters live on a blasted heath where love is illusory, family a horror show, and crushing... more


R.E.M.’s much-hyped performance at SXSW last year felt more like a commercial than a concert. With few nods to their back catalogue, the band spent most of the set deluging the audience with material from their then-forthcoming record, Accelerate... more

On Music

The Danger was born of Kenosha’s rigid punk scene, but soon relocated to Milwaukee t The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep, ,This Week in Milwaukee more

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