Mark Shurilla

On the Boulevard: A delightful evening of words and wine —“Verse and Vino”—raised funds for the irrepressible Boulevard Theatre, celebrating its “first” 26 years. The expansively beautiful Zimmerman Architectural Studio more

Jun 25, 2012 12:00 AM Around MKE

More than 180 artists will display their works to tens of thousands of visitors at this year's Lakefront Festival of Arts, which raises funds for the Milwaukee Art Museum. Attendees may purchase much of the art on display, which includes..... more

Jun 13, 2012 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Considering that Lest We Forget grew out of a Facebook page designed to allow people to share memories and photos of departed members of the Milwaukee music scene, the end result was fairly astonishing. It's rare that an event comes along t... more

May 28, 2012 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 3 Comments

If one marker of growing old is the realization that the companions of youth are dying, then the survivors... more

May 23, 2012 12:00 AM Music Feature 2 Comments

There wasn't a name for what Mark Shurilla was doing when he started a Milwaukee band called the Electric Assholes in the mid-1970s. A couple of years later when punk rock came to town, Shurilla found a context for his inventive spoofing... more

May 15, 2012 12:00 AM Local Music 5 Comments

Mark Shurilla, a fixture of the Milwaukee music scene whose projects included the punk-era band The Blackholes, the Irish-rock group McTavish and the Buddy Holly tribute band The Greatest Hits, passed away this morning at age 64, his family announ.. more

May 14, 2012 6:30 PM On Music

Thursday’sRiverside University High School forum featured MPS takeover supportersB Shepherd ,News Features more

Oct 7, 2009 12:00 AM News Features 4 Comments

I may have been alone among film critics in calling Quantum of Solace the best Bond ever, but millions of moviegoers were willing to meet my opinion at least half way. Quantum of Solace scored the biggest opening weekend ever for 007. And the jug.. more

Nov 24, 2008 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

  Thesecond EP from Champaign, Ill.’s Santa solidifies and tweaks ,CD Reviews more

May 26, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews

Ah,nostalgia. Longtime Milwaukeemainstay Danny J has gathered some friends to bask in Milwaukee's Soul of Rock& Roll ,CD Reviews more

May 6, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews

Bob Watt, whose roots as a Milwaukee legend stretched back to counter culture '60s, writing poetry for Milwaukee's underground paper Kaleidoscope and reading his poems at the Avante Garde coffeehouse. Many Milwaukeeans first meet... more

Jan 9, 2012 12:00 AM A&E Feature