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A 30-year-old Kids in the Hall skit provides the unlikely inspiration for a very weird band. Read more

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The owners of Cudahy’s new X-Ray Arcade set out to create an events space that could morph into whatever the community wants it to be. Read more

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New artists and old favorites abound on our rundown of the year’s best Milwaukee albums. Read more

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The pop-loving Milwaukee punk band’s latest album is their most varied and daring yet. Read more

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The Milwaukee Film Festival kicks off with a crowd-pleaser, while The Dude’s least favorite band comes to the Fiserv Forum. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Rep’s Frances White unveils the new Stackner Cabaret, Startup Milwaukee Week, an interview with Direct Hit's Nick Woods and more. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

The still-unnamed venue will feature a mini-arcade and will host all-ages shows. Read more

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Pop-punks Direct Hit! were joined by a horn section during a rare all-ages show at the Cactus Club. Read more

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Milwaukee stores go all in for Record Store Day, while Descendents, Chris Tucker and The Silversun Pickups swing through town. Read more

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WMSE is keeping its recent tradition of exclusive Record Store Day releases alive. For the third year in a row, the station will release a 7-inch, this time from local pop-punk enthusiasts Direct Hit! The band's Live From WMSE single will feature .. Read more

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Traditionally, New Year’s Eve is a remembrance of the year past with a hopeful eye towards the one to come. But, if you can’t wait for this awful year to end and are dreading whatever is lurking just past the horizon, all the more reason to... Read more

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From iconoclastic hip-hop to open-hearted rock ’n’ roll, Milwaukee delivered this year. Read more

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Signing to the Fat Wreck Chords record label pushed Milwaukee pop-punk staples Direct Hit to make their best album yet, Wasted Mind. They perform an album release show on Saturday, June 25 at Milwaukee’s Metal Grill. Read more

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Reunited Chicago punk legends Naked Raygun will perform their first Milwaukee show in more than 25 years. Read more

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Boris and Doris attended a Slow Food Wisconsin Southeast (Slow Food WiSE) fundraiser and other Milwaukee events. Read more

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A traveling exhibit featuring pottery and other functional decorative objects molded from clay comes to the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) in “Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware.” The exhibition focuses on the work Read more

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