Milwaukeeans are hardly the only ones enthusiastic about their own city. Young creatives have made civic pride all the rage all over the country. more

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Jason and Jesse Meyer had been in the apparel industry foraround 20 years before opening their new venture, the Milworks store. They previouslyowned Detour, a clothing store on Brady Street, for 13 years before shutting downthe ope.. more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we're questioning the wisdom of a prominently displayed billboard touting Milwaukee's arts scene with a photo of six white, middle-aged men in charge of the ci.. more

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So, is it possible there’s a new, improved, more moderate Gov. Scott Walker who’d like to teach Wisconsin to sing in perfect harmony and wants to buy the world a Coke? more

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Off The Wall Theatre recently announced a change in its October show. They had originally scheduled to do The Rocky Horror Show in October. Plans have changed. Off The Wall switches from the tale of Brad and Janet to the tale of Blanche and Jane.. more


When wealth arrives, mansions will follow to house the oversize desires of the rich and to trumpet the status of the owners. At least until the age of the McMansion, conspicuous architectural consumption was also a forum of creativity for p... more


The city has a choice between two benefit concerts for multiple sclerosis tonight. While a more rock- and folk-leaning lineup plays Art Bar tonight, a host of talent from the city’s hip-hop scene will team up for their own benefit at the more

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Yesterday I sat on a media/press panel for local bands sponsored byWMSE, where bloggers from Fan-Belt and Muzzle of Bees offered helpfulbest practice tips for securing coverage. Since the conversation washeavy on procedural and technical practi.. more

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For the same reason you'll never see a Pabst Blue Ribbon commercial with bikini voll Real Emotional Trash ,Concert Reviews more

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The Milwaukee Rep’s Stackner Cabaret continues its season tonight with an 7:30 p.m. Isn’t It Romantic ,Today in Milwaukee more

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Her nylon-and-neon fashion sense suggests a return to ’80s bubblegum pop songs about candy, but French singer Yelle has far too much attitude to sing about anything that saccharine. Instead she sasses,Today in Milwaukee more

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Katie Musolff, a 2004 graduate of Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, stakes her name on her award-winning oils. Her near-life-size portraits capture the unique persona and soul of her subject in masterf,Today in Milwaukee more

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  Incendiary slide-master Sonny Landreth cut his teeth and forged his way among John Same Old ,CD Reviews more

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There's something about the blues that keeps many of its legends healthy and active well into old age. Buddy Guy, for instance, still performs with unprecedented energy for a man now in his,Today in Milwaukee more

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The Belle's Stratagem, British playwright Hannah Cowley's 18th-century comedy of manners, The Belle's Stratagem ,Theater more

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I’m headed to SXSW tomorrow, so this music blog will go dark for the better part of the week, but expect daily updates on the festival on the site’s SXSW page starting Thursday. In the meantime, I’d be remiss if I didn’t offer some ultra.. more

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IRead Lisa Kaiser's article with interest. I am trying to do all I can toconserve energ The Healing Passage: Voices from the Water ,Letters more

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