A set of letters written by a young physician traveling in 1907-1908 Egypt is the focus of Aristocrats and Archaeologists, offering knowledgeable insights into the culture of early 20th-century Egypt and Egyptology. more


Experts on each of the nations included in Roger Hardy’s chronicle of Middle East politics, The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East, will probably find something omitted or amiss in his country-by-country assessment. Eve... more


Archaeologist Susan Brind Morrow doesn’t see extraterrestrials or advanced science in the hieroglyphs, but poetry most profound. more


This week will be a fateful one for Egypt. Its firstpost-revolution president, Mohamed Morsi, just granted himself sweeping powers.Many in the judiciary have pushed back. Protesters are back in Tahrir Square.And now Morsi is rushing through a v.. more

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The self-titled debut album by Painted Caves has become a quiet local sensation, gathering significant airtime on WMSE along with spins on Radio Milwaukee. The group is a collaboration between songwriter Ali Lubbad more

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In the 1800s, deciphering hieroglyphics was the great and much-publicized goal of scholarship, much as finding life on Mars is for science in the 2000s. Cracking the Egyptian Code is the fascinating account of the Frenchman who finally deci... more


The names of ancient monarchs are mostly dead letters in old books. They are powerless and forgotten... more

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Check out a panel at Cream City Collectives tonight. “From Milwaukee to Cairo: A Talkback on the Uprisings in the Middle East” features a panel of four Milwaukeeans and one Egyptian, all of whom were in the Mideast during this spring's histori.. more

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SHOP 1918 E. Capitol Drive 414-962-4030 Runners-up:,Best of Milwaukee 2009 more

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The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight with a 7:05 p.m. game at Miller Park.,Today in Milwaukee more

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 Least Competent Criminals  (1) In December, The Sun ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird more

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