Frank Lloyd Wright

In light of severe recent flooding in southwestern Wisconsin, CERF+, “the leading nonprofit organization that uniquely focuses on safeguarding artists’ livelihoods nationwide," has offered its services to regional artists in form of larg... more

Aug 8, 2017 1:44 PM Visual Arts

Milwaukee's rap scene has been in overdrive for the last couple of years, but we do our best to keep up with it. Once again we've rounded up our favorite singles, mixtapes, videos and odds and ends from the last few weeks for our periodic Milwauke.. more

Jul 20, 2017 2:20 PM On Music 1 Comments

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Apr 3, 2017 1:22 PM Video Games are Dumb

It has become oneof Milwaukee ’s most recognizable landmarks, butfor several years it seemed as though the Hoan Bridge would come to symbolize nothingmore than a monumental failure and one the worst ideas in the Cream City ’shistory. Many st.. more

Sep 8, 2016 8:41 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous

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Sep 19, 2014 5:53 PM Around MKE 4 Comments

Opportunities for experiencing Frank Lloyd Wright’s (1867-1959) extraordinary contributions to American architecture abound in Wisconsin. The state hosts some 41 different sites. Among those well known are Taliesin in Spring Green, the Wing... more

Aug 28, 2013 12:27 AM Visual Arts

Director Frankie Latina has begun work on Snap Shot, his second feature-length film. Starring Danny Trejo and native son Mark Borchardt, shooting is slated for Milwaukee this spring. Latina’s debut, Modus Operandi more

May 21, 2013 1:40 AM Off the Cuff

"Taliesin is a house in three acts," declares the preface of Building Taliesin: Frank Lloyd Wright's Home of Love and Loss, a new book by Madison journalist Ron McCrea that tells the fascinating story of this famous residence more

Nov 19, 2012 6:50 PM Books

The 1914 fire that consumed portions of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin compound along with seven lives may have been sparked by racism. The servant who set the blaze and attacked the houseguests with a hatchet, Julian Carlton... more

Aug 6, 2012 12:00 AM Books

The next time you're zooming along I-94 between Milwaukee and Chicago, take the time to discover... more

Jun 27, 2012 12:00 AM A&E Feature

Alistair Cooke pauses for a moment to cough, his cigarette still burning in his hand. It's 1950s live television and the popular “Omnibus” program can't miss a beat for a smoker's hack. He recovers himself like a professional, and continues .. more

Aug 22, 2011 11:17 AM I Hate Hollywood

Frank Lloyd Wright's grandson, Thomas Wright, graciously found time to visit Milwaukee this past March to honor his Grandfather's legacy. During a lecture at the Milwaukee Art Museum, T. Wright discussed the rich cultural life at Taliesin Eas.. more

Apr 4, 2011 6:44 PM Visual Arts

Thomas Wright eventually turned to discussing his own home, the Robert Llewellyn Wright home, built in Bethesda, Maryland, the hemicycle home that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his parents. The home might be considered modest by today'.. more

Apr 4, 2011 3:07 AM Visual Arts

What was Frank Lloyd Wright really like when at his home at Taliesin East?  In collaboration with their current exhibition "Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture for the 21st Century," the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) presented the lecture "FLW: .. more

Mar 16, 2011 2:06 AM Visual Arts

Frank Lloyd Wright's legacy continues to endure. The city is currently celebrating Wright's career with a major retrospective at the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM), and two other exhibitions provide complementary context for his influence on or... more

Mar 7, 2011 12:00 AM Visual Arts

With his flowing cape, parson’s hat and mane of white hair, not to mention his thunderous denunciations of philistines wherever he found them (and he saw them everywhere), Frank Lloyd Wright sometimes resembled a 19th-century evangelist mor... more

Feb 1, 2011 12:00 AM Around MKE

Eau Claire drummer S. Carey parlayed his fandom of Bon Iver’s For Emma, Forever Ago into a gig touring with that group. Between tours, Carey pieced together the songs that would make up his 2010 solo album, All We Grow , intricately more

Jan 15, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Unwrapping a gift from an art museum store can be a surprisingly thoughtful surprise at the holidays, and also supports the museums, especially the Milwaukee Art Museum's mission.  A doubly good reason to consider visiting their gift shop whe.. more

Dec 13, 2010 3:16 PM Visual Arts