Johnny Cash

Milwaukee’s Alyssia Dominguez incorporates her Hispanic roots into the pop end of country for a sound that seems poised for popularity. Given the mariachi brass in Johnny Cash’s �,Album Reviews more

May 2, 2017 1:27 PM Album Reviews

Countryand comedy have gone together since the dawn of Grand Ole Opry but made a mostpeculiar marriage with “Hee Haw,” one of the most groundbreaking shows ontelevision during its 1969-1971 run. Seen from the 21st-century, .. more

Aug 24, 2016 5:14 PM I Hate Hollywood

Conundrums of time travel and collisions of causality run through writer-director Jacob Gentry’s Synchronicity. Jim (Chad McKnight) is a frazzled, sleep-deprived physicist working to open a wormhole as a shortcut across time. more

May 31, 2016 4:16 PM Home Movies

The 1978 Johnny Cash live recording, Koncert v Praze, finds the Man in Black in reasonably good form. His voice gathered strength as the set progressed. Backed by a relatively stripped-down band, Cash made his way through a set of his hits ... more

Mar 1, 2016 2:24 PM Album Reviews

Neither the great lost treasure nor the dreck some critics have described, Out Among the Stars is a good example of what Johnny Cash was up to in the decade before Rick Rubin distilled the best of the Man in Black into the Dark Prince of Ou... more

Apr 18, 2014 1:47 AM Album Reviews

 In 1992, Bob Dylanwas in one of his periodic creative slumps as a recording artist, and his liveshows were already getting shaky. Perhaps the admiring musical cast assembledthat year to mark the 30th anniversary of his firs.. more

Mar 11, 2014 3:54 PM I Hate Hollywood

The Milwaukee Chamber Theater stages a 90 minute drama with no intermission. Typically such a play would feel light and breezy. This particular 90 minutes without intermission, however, is October Before I Was Born. It's a drama about waiting. It.. more

Feb 24, 2014 11:00 AM Theater

It’s been close to a decade since Johnny Cash passed away. But his musical legacy lives on, most recently in the readapted musical, Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash, which opened at The Rep’s Stackner Cabaret last more

Mar 6, 2013 4:17 PM Theater

This CD/DVD set and Blu-ray disc live concert is a moving testament to the great American life of Johnny Cash. Cash embodied integrity, suffering, perseverance, redemption, hard-won truth and generosity of spirit, especially for the downtro... more

Dec 4, 2012 8:00 AM Album Reviews

With its recreation of a raucous fundamentalist prayer meeting, “Devil Take the Hindmost” opens America's Physic on a Flannery O'Connor note. What follows can often be categorized as Americana, but not everything by Milwaukee's more

Apr 17, 2012 12:00 AM Album Reviews

Johnny Cash became an elder statesman of alt country, alt rock and all things alternative by the time of his death in 2003. Ten years earlier few could have foreseen the turnaround in his fortunes. Through the '70s and '80s the Man in Black... more

May 23, 2011 12:00 AM Books

The latest release from the Johnny Cash archive covers roughly the first half of his career, the 1950s and '60s; most of the music has never been or was seldom heard on record. For music historians, disc one will be fascinating for its insi... more

Mar 24, 2011 12:00 AM Album Reviews

There may not be any local theatre companies opening any time soon, but there are  quite a few options for New Year’s Eve.  Just outside Milwaukee county, Racine Theatre Guild offers a musical tribute to Johnny Cash and June Carter. Dan Simpson .. more

Dec 22, 2010 10:31 PM Theater

What foodie hasn’t sat in a restaurant that wasn’t living up to its potential and thought, “A few key improvements and the right chef, and this place could be one of the city’s favorite restaurants”? The Café at the Pl more

Nov 24, 2010 12:00 AM Dining Preview

For a price, any organ in your body can be replaced. But it can also be repossessed. Repo Men stars Jude Law and Forest Whitaker. To get your chance to get into the advanced screening of this movie (Tuesday, March 16 at the Majestic at 7:30... more

Mar 12, 2010 12:00 AM Film Clips

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.. more

Mar 9, 2010 7:24 PM I Hate Hollywood

Music producer Rick Rubin doesn’t read music or write lyrics. But he feels things deeply. And when you seamlessly weave his gift of intuition with a spiritual yet complicated artist like the late Johnny Cash, one thing is created: an overwh... more

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM Album Reviews

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Apr 14, 2009 12:00 AM Film Reviews

You wouldn't necessarily know it from his failed sitcoms or his infuriating Sierra Mist commercials, but Jim Gaffigan, who performs tonight at 7 p.m. at the Pabst Theater, is actually very funny. In recent,Today in Milwaukee more

Dec 30, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Although it was well-timed to ride the wave of Johnny Cash nostalgia thathit a fever pitc Walk The Line ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 5, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee