From Milwaukee to Haiti, Youthaiti provides toilets, plants trees and supports education. Read more

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High energy and furiously percussive, the songs on RAM’s August 1791 pull from the call and response of West Africa and the Haitian Vodou traditions born in the New World. Read more

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Moonbath by Haitian-born award-winning author Yanick Lahens is a beautifully written epic saga that follows the tumultuous and often heartbreaking lives of four generations of rural Haitian women over the course of the 20th century. She wil... Read more


RobertLouis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is formedfrom a very potent premise. There’s all kinds of room in it for interestingsymbolism and allegory. It’s kind of surprising that the 1886 novella isn’tused more often as the.. Read more


Haiti Help: The annual concert for Youthaiti featured the always-mellifluous Harvey Taylor, Holly Wake, Jahmes Finlayson and KT Rusch. Percussionist Dena Read more

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 Modernism was aprevailing cultural current for much of the last century. In Constellations of Genius: 1922 ModernismYear One (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), Kevin Jackson insists on 1922 as the significant turning point. The.. Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we visit the corner of Nostalgia and Novelty to tackle the cassette-tape resurgence. Ryan speaks for.. Read more

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It's the story of a man his wife and a memo. This would be pretty simple in and of itself. However, it is also the story of a man and his wife a memo and a lie detector. Next Act Theatre opens its season with the Milwaukee Premiere of Jason Wells.. Read more


Like all such monuments that former presidents construct to edify the public, the George W. Bush Presidential Center—opened with great ceremony in Texas last week—is mounted from its subject's point of view. Read more

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This week, Boris and Doris attend “Haiti 2012 Dreams and Reality," Feathers & Foxtails fashion extravaganza at Hotel Foster and Woodland Pattern. Read more

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The main salon of the Lynden Sculpture Garden is figuratively filled with Caribbean sea breezes from the new exhibition Haiti and the Midwestern Imagination. Imagination indeed, as layer after layer of fantasy is laid down in these bright, ... Read more

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The resiliency of the human spirit will shine in an international conference held in Milwaukee. For “Haiti 2012: Dreams and Reality,” several city institutions collaborate on a three-day event honoring the contemporary art, cinema and liter... Read more

Visual Arts

Long before an earthquake devastated sections of Haiti in January, the island nation struggled to provide basic services to its citizens. That’s why Milwaukee nurse Gigi Pomerantz founded Youthaiti, an organization devoted to installing eco... Read more

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If the earthquakes in Chile and Haiti carry any message for those of us fortunate enough not to live in those places, perhaps it is that government regulation could save your life—while right-wing ideology may kill you someday.For those of ... Read more

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Our Milwaukee 4 Haiti is an event to raise money for the people that have been effected by the earthquakes in Haiti. Come out to the ,Sponsored Events Read more

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The Miramar Theatre will host two benefit concerts to benefit Youthaiti, a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that helps grassroots groups in Haiti. Read more

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The easiest methodis simply to use your cell phone to text the word “HAITI” to 90999 to make a $10donation to the American Red Cross. The $10 donation will appear on your nextphone bill (check with your phone company about making multipl,Ne... Read more

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Failing government intervention, the heads of the American auto industry have stated that The Untouchables ,Left and Right Read more

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America’s history is told through countless plaques, monuments and tombstones, far t Profit Motive and the Whispering Wind ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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