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Lorrie Moore’s See What Can Be Done uncovers another layer of the award-winning fiction writer—that of storyteller-critic and this 400-page collection reveals perhaps our finest literary switch-hitter since John Updike. more

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In Classics: Why It Matters, one almost wonders at times if author Neville Morley concedes the irrelevance of Greece and Rome in a world where America’s president knows only of gyros and pizza. more

Books

In Wisconsin Literary Luminaries: From Laura Ingalls Wilder to Ayad Akhtar, Jim Higgins acknowledges that others mining the Badger State for a similarly compact book on notable writers could have produced something entirely different. Higgi... more

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Meet Tom Hartwig, an 80-something farmer in small-town Wisconsin whose favorite hobby is firing his homemade cannons. Hartwig is at the center of Michael Perry's touching memoir, Visiting Tom: A Man, a Highway, and the Road to Roughneck... more

Books

More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” The exhibition opens April 30 at Latino Arts Inc. in the United Communit... more

Visual Arts

The summer seems to have arrived. And I suddenly find myself without theatre for two straight weeks. It’s kind of a huge vacancy considering the high volume of shows that I’ve seen in April and May . . . those being some of the busiest months I’ve.. more

Theater

The Boulevard Theatre’s fundraiser last night was well-attended. I’d made my way to the former Schwartz's on KK for Boulevard's Vintage, Verse and Vanilla having been given the opportunity to perform as part of the evening of poetry following food.. more

Theater

The Milwaukee Bucks work their magic against the Washington Wizards tonight at a 7:30 p.m. Bradley Center game.,Today in Milwaukee more

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This weekend sees the introduction of Transmutative Cinema, a free film series with a fond Apart From That ,Today in Milwaukee more

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Back in the day—eight million years ago, during the Cretaceous period, to be exact&m Sea Monsters ,Today in Milwaukee more

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There is a scene in Monty Python & The Holy Grail where a group of outraged peasants, desperate to scapegoat someone for their lot in life, eagerly produce an,Left and Right more

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At 25 years and counting, New York City’s The Toasters can safely lay claim to being the longest-running American ska band. They were one of the most instrumental in laying the groundwork for the &rsq,Today in Milwaukee more

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When deer hunting season opens this weekend, Wisco,Taking Liberties more

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Seasoned country-rockers Southbound created an unlikely Milwaukee tradition a couple of ye Idlewild South ,Today in Milwaukee more

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The wattage of Anne Hathaway's star power is rare in contemporary Hollywood and the bright Rachel Getting Married ,Film more

Film Reviews

Milwaukee native Tyanna Clayton Mallet is making a difference as a Peace Corps volunteer i What inspired you to join the Peace Corps and travel halfway around the world to Ghana? ,Off the Cuff more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and manohman manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So liste Guys and Dolls: ,Art for Art's Sake more

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Because they were never solved, the Jack the Ripper murders have been a particularly ripe Ripper ,Today in Milwaukee more

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  Photography has long held a unique place in art. Sometimes it's conceptual, sometim Nicole ,Art more

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