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To put it delicately, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards (WAMIs) have squandered much of their cache over the past decade, as the annual awards ignored the region's young talent in favor of celebrating the music scene's old guard. That WAMI .. Read more

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In anticipation of summer, Muzzle of Bees posted a clip of R.E.M.'s "Nightswimming," a heavenly track from the band's 1992 masterwork Automatic for the People, an oddity in the band's canyon now seen as a precursor to the current chamber-folk move.. Read more

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Veteran British actor Albert Finney is magnificent in “A Rather English Marriage” (1999). For the award-winning UK television drama (out now on DVD), Finney plays Squadron Leader Reggie Conyngham-Jervis, an upper-class Englishman of ponderous and.. Read more

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I recently got an email from Milwaukee Comedy Fest founder Matt Kemple asking me to mention again that the fest is still looking for entrants for the upcoming 2009 festival. Set to run in the Off-Broadway Theatre August 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th, th.. Read more


Eminem's new video for "We Made You" crams in so many goofy costumes and pop-culture spoofs that tit could be called "Without Me 2009"—though, given the timeliness of the video's Sarah Palin and Jessica Simpson satires, "Without Me Third-Quarter 2.. Read more

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…And they’re back for some more. Tonight the Gin Blossoms return to Milwauke ' 2008 Creators Syndicate Inc. Write: or comment on this story onli ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Borrowing heavily from traditional European influences, the Taiwanese-American singer-song Felt Mountain ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Set in a small, southern town in the 1970s, Mequon author Lesley Kagen’s second nove Land of a Hundred Wonders ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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Boulevard Theatre Artistic Director Mark Bucher has long talked about featuring actor Davi The Misanthrope ,Theater Read more