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Pile, Catfish and the Bottlemen, The Maine and Todd Rundgren fill out Milwaukee’s concert calendar this week. more

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Lady Lamb’s Aly Spaltro talks about her move from Maine to Brooklyn, and her transition away from banjo and toward guitar. more

Music Feature

 When Iwant to read about film, I’ll read anything handy by David Thomson. His booksare bulky, hard to miss on any shelf for their heft, highly opinionated andusually good for a little serendipity. Open any page of "Have Y.. more

I Hate Hollywood

Locally-born Insurgent Theatre returns to Milwaukee this coming weekend with a show examining police and the prisons system in the U.S. Know Your Enemy is written and performed by Ben Turk with direction by Kate Pleuss. The show uses "stripped do.. more

Theater

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we're joined by NEWaukee executive director Angela Damiani, who clarifies a few things about the urban ca.. more

On Music

There are a lot of Milwaukee rappers cranking out club-friendly mixtapes in hope of catching some traction inside the city or beyond, but not too many are making ones as good as Floozy (formerly Flare The Floozy). He's not breaking any new lyrical.. more

On Music

Charles Dickens comes to the Oconomowoc Arts Center this month in the form of a single-actor show performed by Stephen Parr. This month, Parr takes the stage of the OAC's Little Theatre performing as Dickens in Dr. Marigold's Prescription.The s.. more

Theater

For the purposes of opening this blog entry, I will lie and say that there are only two reasons why Homo sapiens sapiens decided to start doing art. One reason is that the world is just too confusing. So we need to make it seem more understandabl.. more

Theater

The Janesville Performing Arts Center has been working on an intimate, little studio theatre space. The space, which seats "approximately 100-200 people," is being named The Gallery. The space had a soft-opening early this month. There are a coupl.. more

Theater

Just another one of those things popping-up on stages around the city that sounds fiercely interesting, MKE FOLLIES is a variety show at Theatre Unchained (formerly Carte Blanche Studios) on 1024 South 5th Street.Seen in snippets on the YouTub.. more

Theater

Peace activist Rachel Corrie was crushed to death by an IDF bulldozer in the Gaza Strip ten years ago. The activist left behind journal and emails that actor Alan Rickman and journalist Katharine Viner edited together into a script for a drama th.. more

Theater

One of this year’s most effective music videos is also one of the most flagrantly ridiculous. In the grandiose black and white footage accompanying The Joy Formidable’s “Wolf’s Law,” the full cycle of life, if not the entire more

Music Feature

 As things progress into the summer there are more and more opportunities for interesting little road trips out to theatre just beyond Milwaukee County. A spot that might often be overlooked may well be UW-Whitewater. Who would think of going to .. more

Theater

Greetings Milwaukee. You don’t know who I am, but I know most of you. I see what you do. I know what you like. You can’t hide from me. There is no escape. Don’t be alarmed. I’m completely harmless to your physical well-being. I&rsq more

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater resident actress Laura Gordon is best known for her onstage roles, but she’s directed shows for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks and directs the Rep’s new production of John Cariani’s more

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Milwaukee Repertory Theater resident actress Laura Gordon is best known for her onstage roles, but she’s directed shows for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks and directs the Rep’s new production of John Cariani’s more

Today in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Repertory Theater resident actress Laura Gordon is best known for her onstage roles, but she’s directed shows for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks and directs the Rep’s new production of John Cariani’s more

Today in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Repertory Theater resident actress Laura Gordon is best known for her onstage roles, but she’s directed shows for the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Renaissance Theaterworks and directs the Rep’s new production of John Cariani’s more

Today in Milwaukee

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