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The most likable, inventive and, yes, Wisconsin-connected act of electro-pop's modern wave, Sylvan Esso will release their sophomore album What Now on April 29 on Loma Vista Recordings. They've already released a banger of a single and performed i.. more

Feb 28, 2017 5:08 PM On Music

One of my favorite things about writing is getting the chanceto meet the Brewmasters behind some of my favorite beers and breweries. ThoughI didn’t get a chance to sit down with Scott Manning of VintageBrewing Co., I still got a chance to f.. more

Nov 7, 2016 8:03 PM Eat/Drink

Sounding like a Midwest Gang of Four or a more muscular Pere Ubu, Madison’s Appliances-SFB seamlessly blended witty, informed lyrics with visceral, angular, driving music. Sadly, this reissue of,Album Reviews more

Jul 12, 2016 2:28 PM Album Reviews

This Thursday will mark the sixth annual Milwaukee Day. Theholiday was born in 2010, stemming from a text message Brent Gohde got on April14 (or 4/14) from a friend saying that the day should be “Milwaukee Day.” Alogo and website led .. more

Apr 11, 2016 3:22 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous

Inspiration Studios welcomed award-winning collage artist,Karen Loper, from her Madison home to West Allis on Saturday. Her contemporaryfolk art collage exhibition entitled “Trash Interrupted” is currently adorningthe gallery walls at I.. more

Feb 15, 2016 8:58 PM Around MKE


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Lauren Chypyha has made tennis her life. Now she's learning how to not be defined by wins and losses. more

Oct 20, 2015 12:00 AM More Sports

Wisconsin is home to many craft distilleries. Three excellent ones are close enough to Milwaukee to fit into a driving daytrip, whereby you can experience a wide gamut of options. more

Sep 22, 2015 10:35 PM Eat/Drink

“Fred Stonehouse: The Promise of Distant Things,” from Sept. 26-Jan. 17 at the Museum of Wisconsin Art, juxtaposes work dating back to 1992 with new, never-displayed pieces. At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, Fred will discuss his work an... more

Sep 22, 2015 9:04 PM Visual Arts

Do you deal with pain in your neck, back, shoulders orknees? If so we know of a place that is looking to help you out. Madison Pain Management is an independent medical clinic dedicated to the nonsurgical treatment ofspinal and musculoskeletal p.. more

Aug 18, 2015 5:45 PM Around MKE

Two major events are starting within the next week aroundhere, the Wisconsin State Fair anthe PGA Championship atWhistling Straits in Kohler.Hopefully you're in the mood for cream puffs, corndogs,porkchop sandwiches and grilled cheese, becau.. more

Aug 6, 2015 3:30 PM Brew City Booze

HamBingo takes place at Hamburger Mary’s, 2130 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., on July 16. The event features free bingo and more than $425 worth of prizes. more

Jul 14, 2015 11:30 PM Hear Me Out

Rape, murder and its ultimate retribution dressed in 18th century garb constitutes nothing new when it comes to grand opera. Position such actions in a contemporary setting and create a scenario based on the real life events more

Apr 3, 2014 5:41 PM Classical Music

Monica Martin is setting goals for herself. She’s never had to do this before.“I had some small dreams, like owning a hearse,” said Martin, the soul-singer-voiced front of the Wisconsinite ps,Music Feature more

Dec 24, 2013 11:02 AM Music Feature

Now that the city’s strict cap on taxicab permits has been declared unconstitutional, the Milwaukee Common Council has an opportunity to develop new taxicab permitting more

Jul 17, 2013 12:53 AM News Features

In his biennial state budget, Gov. Scott Walker is proposing to set up an unelected, unaccountable charter school board that could establish local charter school boards around the state; these schools would be funded with more

Mar 14, 2013 1:42 AM Expresso

Matt Canter has led political campaigns at the local, state and national level across the country. Now, as Deputy Executive Director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), Canter guides campaigns for the more

Feb 19, 2013 9:37 PM Off the Cuff

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini is an expansive historical novel that follows one freedwoman’s journey from simple seamstress to the First Lady’s confidante. The book opens in 1860 with the more

Jan 24, 2013 3:49 PM Books

In collaboration with Madison's Forward Theater Company, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre unveils Donald Margulies’ drama Collected Stories. Milwaukee Chamber previously staged Margulies’ fascinating drama more

Nov 14, 2012 4:46 PM Theater

You won’t fall asleep counting sheep in Laura Dronzek’s “Flowers & Animals” exhibition at Tory Folliard Gallery (233 N. Milwaukee St.), though perhaps you’ll share this much-honored Madison artist’s dreamy... more

Oct 22, 2012 10:45 PM Visual Arts

The Republicans in power in Madison have shown once again that they believe the state Capitol belongs to them, and not We the People... more

Sep 13, 2012 5:32 PM Expresso