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“You can still have your ethics, do what you feel is right and move forward as a band,” Sheer Mag’s Tina Halladay says of her band’s growing popularity. “You don’t have to just give in.” Read more

Music Feature

Part DIY store, part hack space, Modular Addict gives Milwaukee synth addicts a place to hang out, build and tinker. Read more

Music Feature

Peter J Woods’ new series of electronic shows and workshops puts the focus on women in experimental music. Read more

Local Music

Innocuous Records may be a tiny label, but its roster boasts artists from Russia, France and the Netherlands. Read more

Local Music


All ages venues come and go. It's what they do. Most fizzle out almost immediately, as the organizers run afoul of city codes or realize the difficulty of keeping a DIY operation in the black, and even the successful ones tend to have short shelf .. Read more

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Vegetarian Alcoholic Press founder Freddy La Force speaks about the challenges of DIY publishing. Read more

Off the Cuff

The ladies of Broadminded will introduce their latest sketched comedy show in April. Produced by Milwaukee Comedy, Inc., Do It Yourself will explore the perils of do-it-yourself projects, with the cast playing on home improvement projects gone wro.. Read more

Happening Now

Thanks to do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion, runway looks have become much more affordable. DIY style has gained widespread acclaim in recent years, as countless blogs and websites have devoted themselves to teaching others how to cost-effective... Read more


It is easy to walk right past Distil, the newest hot spot at 722 N. Milwaukee St., with its simple signage on a narrow, windowless brick fa%uFFFDade. But walk in and you will find a long bar, a row of double tables and dark, coppery color t... Read more

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Dan Hicks has been playing for half a century, and although his 1969 debut LP with His Hot Licks, Original Recordings , wasn’t much of a success, it preceded a line of more successful albums that established the group as a cult Read more

Today in Milwaukee

  Traveling Montana-born, Massachusetts-based DIY theatre group The Missoula Oblongata will be performing its undoubtedly surreal production of The 50 Greatest Ladies And Gentlemen at The Miramar Theatre on August 7th. Though it isn’t listed .. Read more


 Having seen it coming some 4 years ago, I would’ve thought I would’ve been prepared to see the final part of Shakespeare’s Henriad. And having seen the last part yesterday, I guess I still want more. I guess I wasn’t ready for it to be over.Qua.. Read more


Carte Blanche’s late night show ended up being a bit later than expected, so I had a chance to talk to Carte Blanche Studios’ Jimmy Dragolovich. Dragolovich told me that the recent production of Cabaret had been such a hit that they were extending.. Read more


Whether or not it’s actually the case, it feels like there has been more of a concentration of heavy drama this past month than any other single month since the season began last August. In the Milwaukee theatre market, most months there usuall.. Read more


Measured against a career studded with landmarks such as Metropolis, M, The Testament of Dr. Mabuse, Fury, Scarlet Street and The Big Heat, Fritz Lang’s Man Hunt was a minor effort. But the director’s 1941 movie, out now on DVD, was an important .. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

The summer approaches . . . and with it a whole bunch of shows in odd corners of the state, Peninsula Players has announced its season and I’m really excited to have the opportunity to see the Midwest premiere of a new David Ives comedy. Is He Dea.. Read more


   Katie Musolff, a 2004 graduate of Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, stakes her name on her award-winning oils. Her near-life-size portraits capture the unique persona and soul of her su,Art Read more

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   Our conversation is painful, marked by enough long pauses to fill an entire s explode ,Music Feature Read more

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   "Politics makes strange bedfellows," says a reporter-turned-politic State of the Union ,Theater Read more