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This Sunday at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee,the Brewers will hold “Brewers On Deck 2017,” their annual winter fan festival.Dozens of current and former players will appear to sign autographs and talkwith fans. The event certai.. Read more

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The Canadian indie-rock super group The New Pornographers—quite possibly the only indie-rock "super group" that's actually earned the title—will play the Pabst Theater on Thursday, April 20 as part of a tour behind their new album. Interestingly, .. Read more

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra takes on Indiana Jones while the Rave’s Stellar Spark New Year’s Eve party kicks off a day early. Read more

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Shaun Kempf has written a new comedy called Blind Dating at Happy Hour. (Really who wouldn’t want to see a comedy called Blind Dating at Happy Hour? ) The premise has a lonely accountant meeting the woman of his dreams online. He agrees to me.. Read more

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This week Jim Gaffigan and Local H return to town, and the Bucks give away a poorly timed bobblehead. Read more

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We’ve rounded up more than 20 ways to treat yourself this New Year’s Eve. Read more

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Jim Gaffigan has managed a heft of transcendent and eternally quotable comedy specials, in addition to film and television roles, along with publishing his first book, Dad Is Fat, which he release,Comedy Reviews Read more

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Truly interesting theatre is just around the corner. The experimental work of Peter J. Woods makes it to the Underground Collaborative next week as Woods stages The Astronaut Sestina and Other Plays. As this is all-new experimental stuff, I'm n.. Read more

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The video for Jaill's jangly, deceptively spiteful new non-album single "Pointy Fingers"—their first with their latest latest latest lineup—hit the web yesterday, and with its Lynchian twist, it's a colorful trip through the space-time continuum (.. Read more

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 Immigrationpolicy is controversial across much of the world, and the European Union is noexception. The problems of immigrants, and with immigration, are substantialthemes for filmmakers—especially those operating beyond the range .. Read more

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Not since “Weird Al” Yankovic has a comedian mined more material out of food than Jim Gaffigan. On Gaffigan's seventh and most recent comedy album, 2009's King Baby, the slow-talking Indiana stand-up riffs on ... Read more

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Let’s face it: if medical marijuana is going to be legalized in the state, it must be done now. The Jacki Rickert Medical Marijuana Act, a good, solid bill, has been introduced in the state Legislature. Gov. Doyle said he’d sign it if it’s de.. Read more

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Johnny Cash walked into the rockabilly scene sideways, almost by accident, yet has become the early rock’n’roll figure most admired by generations unconceived during the 1950s and ‘60s. Joaquin Phoenix stepped into a set of myth-size shoes when.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

If the Coen Brothers’ 2004 remake of The Lady Killers served any purpose, it was to alert audiences unfamiliar with the 1955 original. The earlier Lady Killers was produced by Ealing Studios, which excelled during the ‘50s with droll English com.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Though he’s a distant second right now, comedian Jim Gaffigan appears to be mounting a challenge against the Harlem Globetrotters as the touring act with the most consecutive Milwaukee New Year’s Eve appearances. He’s got a cozy annual g Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Notsince “Weird Al” Yankovic has a comedian mined more material out offood than Jim Gaffigan. On Gaffigan’s latest comedy album, King Baby,his seventh, the slow-talking Indiana standup riffs on waffles, ribs,bologna, condiments an,This W Read more

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Jim Gaffigan returns to Milwaukee for a double header show at the Riverside,Sponsored Events Read more

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A native Milwaukee resident living in Shorewood, David Lenz finally completed his commission for the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., a portion of the honor in winning the first Outwin Boochever 2006 Portrait Competition sponsore.. Read more

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