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Aug 14, 2014 2:03 AM Music Feature

The seed of an idea called Irish Fest, planted more than three decades ago, has grown into the world’s largest Irish music and cultural festival. As in years past, Irish Fest’s organizers have worked hard over the last several months to dev... more

Aug 14, 2013 12:06 AM A&E Feature

Coupling the rough-hewn spirit of an Irish session with the rough and tumble energy of punk rock seems almost obvious now. When The Pogues first tried it in the early ’80s, it was a revelation. The Irish-British band’s signature more

Jan 18, 2013 3:11 PM Album Reviews

  Taken at face value the King James bible is . . . . really difficult to take seriously for all kinds of reasons. the fact that people use it to justify those things that they justify is also kind of silly. So it makes the perfect basis for co.. more

Aug 20, 2012 11:06 AM Theater

Cecelia Condit is a professor of film and media at UW-Milwaukee who sees her artistic practice akin to being a storyteller. The pieces in her exhibition at the Madison Museum of... more

Jul 16, 2012 12:00 AM Visual Arts

John Gleeson believes in the Irish language. “The language contains, as Joyce said, the conscience, memory... more

Mar 14, 2012 12:00 AM A&E Feature

Myth, belief, identity and lasting love are all themes in Kevin Fox's Until the Next Time. When 21-year-old Sean Corrigan receives a journal belonging to an uncle he didn't even know existed, he embarks on a journey across the Atlantic—and more

Mar 12, 2012 12:00 AM Books

Wisconsin has a strange dynamic for creative types. Those born in the general area often leave for some time . . . sometimes leaving for good (Houdini, Willem DaFoe,) sometimes coming back and managing to make a fairly decent living. After bounc.. more

Sep 13, 2010 1:19 PM Theater

My first job out of college was working for anonprofit in Washington, D.C., that focused I recentlyreceived a question via Facebook about whether or not I could recommend alibid ,SEXPress more

Oct 29, 2009 12:00 AM Sexpress

I have no idea what prompted Kiss FM to return this dusty gem to semi-regular rotation this weekend, but it was the perfect complement to a sun-soaked weekend. Whatever happened to Lil' Troy, anyway? Wanna Be A Baller - Lil Troy more

Mar 16, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Itis our nostalgic claim to Irishness that finds us in a smoky corner baron St. Patrick’s ,Cover Story more

Mar 12, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE

Itis our nostalgic claim to Irishness that finds us in a smoky corner baron St. Patrick’s Day, teetering, green beer in hand, before an aluminumserving tray piled high with lukew,Eat/Drink more

Mar 11, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Five years after No Doubt went on hiatus while Gwen Stefani launched a larger-than-life solo career, the group has re-banded for a summer tour slated to stop at Summerfest for a July 2 headlining gig at the Marcus Amphitheater. No stranger to No D.. more

Feb 25, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Norbert Schultze wrote musical scores for propaganda movies in Nazi Germany, using his position to avoid conscription into the wartime army. A cabaret performer and opera composer of varied interests, Schultze had set a soldier’s poem to music an.. more

Nov 9, 2008 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

After languishing for twoyears in the Irish legislature, the Nuclear Test Ban Bill of 2006 wasrecently rethought and refurbished, according to a June report in the Irish Independent. Originally, the bill codified the U.N. Test Ban Treaty and ad... more

Jul 16, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 1 Comments

InMarch, Milwaukee made its mark on the international world of Irishdance competition when two students from the Milwaukee area competed inthe 38th annual World Irish Dancing Championships in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Maggie Dunn, 19... more

Jul 2, 2008 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

Judging from commercial success and ongoing support from establishedl iterary critics, British Author/theologian C.S. Lewis is destined to be one of hundred or so best reemmbered novelists of the 20th century. Having met with considerable success .. more

May 7, 2008 4:00 AM Theater

Shortly after the very first motion-picture film was created, the modest British film com Monty Python and the Holy Grail ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 29, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

A teacher at Yamata ElementarySchool in Yokohama, Japan, was disciplined in January follo The New York Times ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird more

Feb 27, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE

In the closing second of the Detroit Lions/Chicago Bears game yesterday, Calvin Johnson caught what was thought to be a game-winning touchdown pass. Instead, the play was reviewed and because he didn’t have the ball when he stood up, it was ruled .. more

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