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Martin Phillips

The clarinetplays a decisive role in the history of jazz and American improvised music. Inthe context of early New Orleans jazz, the function of the clarinet was tocontribute an ornamental obbligato that filled space left open by the cor.. more

Jun 25, 2016 7:44 PM Around MKE

For the seventh year in a row, Okka Fest will bring improvised music and free jazz to Bay View. more

Jun 2, 2015 9:21 PM Local Music

This coming Tuesday, In Tandem Theatre hosts The Longhand Project’s next show. Draw Write Hear See! is an improvisational program of music, theatre, storytelling and artwork. There are 14 artists. There are 14 writers. It’s a big project and it’s .. more

Jun 1, 2015 2:55 PM Theater

It takes a whole crew to man a ship. With that in mind, Milwaukee’s Speakerdust approaches their improvisations as a group effort. Released on the winter solstice, Golden Sessions Vol. 1 captures the essence of the collective more

Jan 29, 2014 2:33 AM Local Music

In light of musical theater's popularity, it's kind of surprising that it's not made fun of more often. This is where T.I.M.: The Improvised Musical comes in. Once per month at ComedySportz in Milwaukee, a group of talented more

Dec 27, 2012 5:04 PM Theater

Christmas sentiment is easy to fake. The holiday reserved for Dec. 25 is easily the single most clichéd of all. It's a strange amalgam of traditions that have congealed together over many, many years to form into something that’s more

Dec 7, 2012 4:13 PM Theater

One of the area’s most popular and reliable Mexican restaurants, Jalapeño Loco, is adding a second location. The original restaurant opened in the mid-1990s at a small place in Cudahy; a few years later owners Hugo and Janet Saynes moved to... more

Nov 10, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview 5 Comments

Breed specific laws, in conjunction with incidents of violence highlighted in the media, make it hard for individuals to welcome a pit bull or pit bull mix into their home. With all the myths surrounding this over-bred, mistreated breed, Mi... more

Jul 24, 2010 12:00 AM A&E Feature 1 Comments

Can’t say I’m surprised about this, because state Attorney General JB Van Hollen is a political creature, and not an objective law enforcement officer. Remember when Van Hollen wanted to sue the federal government to prevent federal health ca.. more

Apr 28, 2010 5:16 PM Daily Dose

Gilbert Varga, guest conductor of last weekend's Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concerts, is Mother Goose Suite ,Classical Music/Dance more

Jan 21, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music