Mark Mantel

On Today & Yesterday, Russian-born Milwaukee accordionist Stas Venglevski tackles a repertoire of classical music. He begins with fleet-fingered renditions of Mozart and Bach, moves through the 20th century with Heitor Villa-Lobos and Ernes... more

Apr 21, 2015 8:18 PM Album Reviews

Betty Salamun founded DanceCircus 40 years ago to fill a void in dance in Milwaukee. Her choreography is deeply concerned with nature and the environment. It’s the more

Apr 2, 2014 4:42 PM Off the Cuff

                                               Theatre in Milwaukee tends to fall asleep somewhere around late May/early June. And when Milwaukee theatre sleeps in early summer, it usually has rather strange dreams involving weird, offbeat and .. more

Jun 17, 2009 4:00 AM Theater

  Elsewhere, he creates a low-key storm reminiscent of free-jazz collisions and a short string quartet. Mantel's most earnest piece, a collage of spoken quotes and manipulated musical bits that expl,CD Reviews more

Sep 29, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews