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Femi Kuti

Nigeria’s Fela Kuti became Afrobeat’s controversial star in the ’70s and he willed his legacy to his son. Femi Kuti is determined to make his own way and succeeds in some measure on No Place for My Dream, a tuneful, polyrhythmic more

Jun 23, 2013 10:40 PM Album Reviews

Jazz might have been born without the blues, but it would have grown up differently. Trombonist Michael Treni, considered among the leading composers in contemporary jazz, explores the blues dimension in jazz on his new album. Leading an 18... more

Jun 23, 2013 10:37 PM Album Reviews

Summer is always a really nice opportunity to try new things. There’s inevitably some new ideas that make it to various stages that end up making for interesting, off-center theatre experiences.To this end, local theatre people will be staging .. more

Jul 25, 2011 7:44 PM Theater

C.S. Forester's seafaring tales of the Napoleonic wars were a favorite in Hollywood back in the days when in swashbuckling pictures were a genre unto themselves. In more recent years, The A&E Channel ran an Emmy-winning series based on Forester's .. more

Jul 23, 2011 3:54 PM I Hate Hollywood

The Paper Chase @ The Cactus Club, 10 p.m. John Congleton’s brooding, gut-punching production has made ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Jul 2, 2009 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Afro-beat might sound like an obscure style of music (especially for those who haven’t recently lived on college campuses, where it’s become especially popular) but it’s actually quite accessible. It’s a horn-fueled blend of Africa more

Jul 2, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

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