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Janelle Monáe, a daring performer, delivered a stunning night of music, dance and costume changes, including her iconic vagina pants. Read more

Concert Reviews

Summerfest brings in two acts known for their wildly creative live shows, while a "Voice" judge headlines the amphitheater. Also: It's Red Lobster Day. Read more

On Music


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Summerfest finishes strong with big shows from The Weeknd, Janelle Monáe, The Flaming Lips, Jason Isbell, Arcade Fire. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Drawn from Margot Lee Shetterly’s non-fiction account, Hidden Figures dramatizes the work of people whose faces never appeared in broadcasts from Cape Kennedy or Mission Control, a trio of African American women whose facility with numbers ... Read more

Film Reviews


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A busy week brings Bryan Cranston, Brand New, Widespread Panic and Tegan and Sara through town. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

"It's going to be the most exciting event that I've ever been a part of," Of Montreal singer Kevin Barnes told Pitchfork last month about his band's falltour with R&B singer Janelle Monae. "We're going to marry the two shows together, in a wa.. Read more

On Music

Among the many, many reasons Janelle Monae’s debut full-length The ArchAndroid is noteworthy: It’s the first album released by P. Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment to feature Of Montreal. Monae hands over the reigns to guest Kevin Barnes on “Make the .. Read more

On Music

Twentyyears ago Tom Pilarzyk began a daily regimen of yoga and meditation asan antidote Yoga Beyond Fitness, ,Off the Cuff Read more

Off the Cuff

In a new book, The Ten-Cent Plague, author David Hajdu sheds light on what was once a much The Ten-Cent Plague, ,A&E Feature Read more

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