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Magic is an overused word, especially when writing about movies, but La La Land is truly magical. It reunites Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone for another round of young love following their success with C,Film Reviews Read more

Film Reviews

Although Allen Keller and Mike Benign bill Happiless as their debut album, both have long (but separate) résumés dating from such ’80s Milwaukee bands as Women’s Liberace and Blue In The Face. The melodic ambitions of ’60s pop rock undersco... Read more

Album Reviews

There’s really nothing else quite like E3. Sure, Comic Con and South By Southwest’s announcements might have more mainstream appeal. But for video game fans, E3 is a three day holiday of back to back surprises and reveals.. It’s where hopes are re.. Read more

Video Games are Dumb

“You havemore friends than you know / some that surround you / some that need more timeto grow.” Those powerful lyrics, shared in a YouTube video, have given hope to many teenswho have experienced bullying. Since the positive reception to th.. Read more

Happening Now

It’ll probably surprise a few people to learn that Milwaukee’s most visible rapper no longer lives in Milwaukee. After a half decade of constant gigging around the city, where he performed at seemingly every major venue, festival Read more

Local Music

Like many fundraisers, the Pablove Benefit Concert was born of tragedy. In 2009, Jeff Castelaz and his wife Jo Ann Thrailkill lost their six-year-old son Pablo to cancer. Having managed some of the most successful Milwaukee Read more

Local Music

Despite his reputation as a shock-rocker, Marilyn Manson insists he doesn’t want to be shocking. In fact, he says, that’s impossible. “I think the only thing you can be in today’s world is chaos and confusing,” Manson explains. Read more

Music Feature

Wahid is a pair of in-demand Los Angeles musicians who have worked with everyone from Ludacris to Leonard Cohen. On Road Poem, they explore the quiet back roads of the Near East in original compositions that pull... Read more

Album Reviews

A pivotal challenge facing every musician comes from crafting a distinct sound. Although being labeled... Read more

Music Feature

The idea of blending cool jazz with heavy rock, melding “I Can See for Miles” with a touch of Miles Davis, may sound like novelty shtick—and it almost is, except that the Jazz Punks pull it off without a hitch. The proficient Los Angeles Read more

Album Reviews

Carrot Top may be one of the most hated comedians of his generation, but you’ve got to give him credit for this: He’s in on the joke. The red-headed prop comic’s shtick relies heavily on self-deprecating humor, and he hasn’t been s Read more

Today in Milwaukee

For a longtime sports fan, a special joy occurs when a game stirs memories of past fun and a sport's timeless beauty. Then there are events that show how much things can change, when the old-timer feels like Dorothy after the tornado: "Toto... Read more

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A Talk With Actress Ruth Arnell Part 2: The Nearly Lost YearorLos Angeles Is A Beautiful Woman Covered in Gum Wrappers In The second part of my interview with rising actress Ruth Arnell, she discusses early experience in theatre and the bri.. Read more


Foryears, when students graduated from film school, true north seemed tolie west, in Backwoods Bloodbath: Curse of the Black Hodag, ,Off the Cuff Read more

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The ever-busy “Saturday Night Live” and “SCTV” alum Martin Short does a one-off show at the Pabst Theater tonight at 8 p.m. The program will feature a mix of sketches and songs, and,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

December 20, 2007 ScottBerendt has made lots of friends while kicking around in ba Don't Look Back ,Local Music Read more

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