Frank Lloyd Wright

Paul Hendrickson will discuss his new biography, Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright, at Boswell Book Co. on Oct. 21. Read more


Award-winning photojournalist Mark Hertzberg will discuss his latest book, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Penwern: A Summer Estate, at the Milwaukee Public Library Central Branch on July 9. Read more


Thirty homes built by the world’s most prominent architects are on display in this richly illustrated coffee-table book. Read more


Performing Arts Week highlights live theater, dance and classical music performances throughout the greater Milwaukee area. This week, we preview a concert by the Glenn Miller Orchestra; Bronzeville Arts Ensembles production of Flyin’ West; and a ... Read more

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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... Read more

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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.. Read more

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PabstBrewing Company, makers of ubiquitous PBR, Colt 45, Schlitz and Old Milwaukee,is being acquired by Russian firm Oasis Beverages in partnership with TSGConsumer Partners, an American private-equity firm. Pabst Brewing Company wasfounded in.. Read more

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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... Read more

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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 Read more

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"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 Read more


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... Read more


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

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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 .. Read more

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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.. Read more

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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'.. Read more

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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: .. Read more

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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... Read more

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