Jim Derogatis

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly culture chat with hosts Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we run down our takeaways from Summerfest. Attendance was up this year, but is that really the best metric to grade the festival on? Then we turn .. more

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Love him or dismiss him, Jim DeRogatis is one of themost fascinating figures in music journalism. The co-host of public radio’s “SoundOpinions more

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<p> The Chicago retro-soul quartet JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound and the jammy jazz-funk band The New Orleans Suspects are among the headliners at this year\'s Jazz in the Park concert series. The event, which will run Thursdays from June 7 to Se.. more

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Sometimes even a good location needs a change of format. A prime example is the Twisted Fork, located next to the Oriental Theatre. It opened in 2003, but closed last year to remodel and then reopen as Replay Sports Bar.The remodeling job i... more

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The complexities of romance and the human psyche are explored with striking insight in John Kolvenbach’s 2008 comedy Love Song. Co-directed by Char Manny and Josh Perkins, Soulstice Theatre’s production of the play deftly draws out Kolvenba... more


The Milwaukee Public Museum followed up its popular “Body Worlds” exhibition with another high-profile exhibit that has broken records at museums around the world, “Titanic: The Artifact E,Today in Milwaukee more

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