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Joan Baez

Folk legend Joan Baez reflects on her long history of activism. more

Oct 18, 2016 4:13 PM Music Feature

A new exhibit at the Milwaukee County Historical Societyfocuses on the history of brewing in MKE. BrewCity MKE: Craft, Culture, Community includes rare artifacts and images fromthe city's brewing history. It runs through April 30, and admission.. more

Jan 21, 2016 3:26 PM Brew City Booze

 Greenwich Village tends to get all the creditfor the folk-blues revival of the 1950s and early ‘60s, the Inside Llewyn Davis scene that nurturedBob Dylan and other great talents of the era. But as shown in the documentary Fo.. more

Feb 28, 2014 2:20 PM I Hate Hollywood

 WhenBritain’s Peter Benenson founded Amnesty International in 1961, he wasconfronted not only by the reality that human dignity was routinely abused inmost of the world, but by apologists for human rights abuse in the West. Theyfell.. more

Oct 24, 2013 1:49 PM I Hate Hollywood

By the mid-1960s, Bob Dylan had shambled from the coffeehouses of Greenwich Village into the flashbulbs of the paparazzi and the questions of news reporters pondering the meaning of his protest songs. Dylan wanted no part of it and relentlessly .. more

May 7, 2011 7:40 PM I Hate Hollywood

Joan Baez has been one of the leading protest singers of the past 50 years and an outspoken activist on behalf of enough causes to fill a notebook, but one thing she had always declined to do is endorse a candidate for political office on a... more

Oct 6, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

The average life span of a band in Milwaukee is remarkably short. It seems as if the most promising groups the city has produced during the last few years have broken up right as they appeared poised for bigger and better things. Yet one ca... more

Mar 3, 2010 12:00 AM Local Music

When singer and guitarist Johnathon Mayer left Appleton and relocated to Bay View in Septe Blueheels,Surgeons in Heat and Tim Schweiger share a 10 p.m. bill at Mad Planet onSaturd ,Music Feature more

Jan 26, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

Clyde Stubblefield was James Brown’s drummer during the entertainer’s 1960s prime, filling in funk staples like “Say It Loud—I’m Black and I’m Proud,” “Cold Sweat,” “Ain’t it Funky Now&rdqu more

Jun 12, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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