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Noteworthy Milwaukee establishments founded in Milwaukee prior to 1980. Read more

City Guide

In Barbershop: The Next Cut, Calvin’s barbershop, now employing female beauticians as well as male barbers, is the setting for all kinds of fun and drama. A serious tone is taken when neighborhood crime threatens both the shop and local kid... Read more

Film Clips

Julia Magnasco grew up with First Stage, Milwaukee’s theater for young audiences. She was a performer, an intern, a TA and now she is the company’s education director. As such, she oversees a variety of programs in which First Stage visits ... Read more

Off the Cuff

Kohl’s Wild Theater begins its sixth season providing shows for the whole family at the Milwaukee County Zoo on Memorial Day weekend. Theatrical shows run through Labor Day weekend, with miniature stage performances as well as exhibit-speci... Read more

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Swiss-born vocalist Gabriela Martina’s debut album No White Shoes is a compelling showcase of diverse sound, and a marvelous voice. At its core, the album is bebop jazz infused with contemporary techno and rock, all held together by Martina... Read more

Album Reviews

John Doe stepped away from his band, X, to create The Westerner, a blending of psychedelic soul with the hot intensity of the Arizona desert. Read more

Album Reviews

Julia Magnasco grew up with First Stage, Milwaukee’s theater for young audiences. She was a performer, an intern, a TA and now she is the company’s education director. As such, she oversees a variety of programs in which First Stage visits ... Read more

Off the Cuff

Tucson’s XIXA’s debut, Shift and Shadow, is just as moody and mysterious as the titular track suggests, a blending of psychedelic sounds with lively cumbia beats. Each of the four tracks presents a distinct mix of ’80s synth-rock with Latin... Read more

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