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Ever wondered what it would be like to celebrate Christmasin the 19th century? Even if you haven’t, Wisconsin Historical Society’s “An Old World Christmas,” now in its final weekend at OldWorld Wisconsin (W372 S9727 Hwy 67, Eagle), is definit.. Read more

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Acacia Theatre has addressed the Christmas season in a variety of different ways over the years . . . this particular season presents a single performance early-on in the month. Christmas Characters is a showcase of several of Acacia's touring h.. Read more


Ira B. Nadel isn’t entirely fond of the subject of his latest biography. Previously, Nadel explored the lives of such estimable cultural figures as Leonard Cohen, David Mamet and Ezra Pound. But in Leon Uris: Life of a Best Seller (University o.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Now that camping season has arrived, many of us will be tempted to buy our outdoor gear and supplies online or from national retailers rather than shop locally. In making that choice, though, customers miss an opportunity to keep a long-sta... Read more

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Runner-up:Sherper’s,Best of Milwaukee 2009 Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2009