The weather is changing and the ice is melting as American politicians insist that nothing is happening. Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of our Dangerous, Changing Planet by John All and John Balzar is a travelogue through the Himalay... Read more


Milwaukeeis set to join the environmental film festival circuit with the first annualGreat Lakes Environmental Film Festival (GLEFF), running May 1-3. The festivalcenters on documentaries with ecological themes; subjectmatter ranges from the h.. Read more

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Fifty-plus years ago as a teen seeking the “meaning of contentment,” I listened to Elvis wail “Crying in the Chapel” and decided it was strictly cornball. My mature preferences lead me to the spiritual highs discovered in woodlands Read more

Visual Arts

No woman of ancient times is better known nowadays than Cleopatra, yet most of us know little about her beyond Elizabeth Taylor and William Shakespeare. As Duane W. Roller writes in his brief, readable biography, we “lose Cleopatra as she b... Read more


Since the 1980s, local author and UW-Milwaukee instructor Jeff Poniewaz h When and why did you start incorporating elements of music into the celebration? ,Off the Cuff Read more

Off the Cuff

Although it might not be as memorable as Elliott Smith’s “Miss Misery” performance or Three 6 Mafia’s unlike win for “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp,” the Academy Awards’ Best Original Song category delivered the most satisfying of tonight’s victor.. Read more

On Music

Dear EarthTalk: Where do the leading presidential candidates stand on the issue of climate S. ,News Features Read more

News Features