In Goethe: Life as a Work of Art author Rüdiger Safranski writes lucidly of a truly Renaissance person. Read more


 Director Alexander Sokurov remains best knownfor Russian Ark (2002), a strollthrough Russian history in the form of an unbroken, 90-minute Steadicam tour ofSt. Petersburg’s Hermitage. Although his 2013 Faust (out on DVD) is not fi.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

French director Gilles Bourdos fills Renoir with the honeyed sunlight and sensuous curves of a Pierre-Auguste Renoir canvas, yet the film is only half about the great Impressionist. The painter’s son, future film director Jean Renoir (Grand... Read more

Home Movies

Some of the appeal of a show in an intimate studio theater lies in the simple pleasure of hanging out with charismatic people playing interesting characters. Such is the case with Windfall Theatre's production of David Davalos' Wittenberg..... Read more


Milwaukee’s art community struts its stuff this weekend with Gallery Night and Day, April 16-17.The Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN), with more than 1,200 participating artists, celebrates 10 years with a fund-raiser that includes a... Read more

Visual Arts