Crime and police brutality are old stories in Los Angeles. According to Eternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles, violence was always abnormally common in the City of Angels. Author and Yale University history professor... more

Jun 28, 2016 2:28 PM Books

Immigration reform now seems certain to pass the U.S. Senate within days, in an amended bill that could win as many as 70 votes from both parties. The results will more

Jun 25, 2013 11:40 PM News Features

A sequel always comes with heightened anticipation for readers and Queen of America, a continuation of the 2005 bestselling novel The Hummingbird’s Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea, is a follow-up that stands alone more

Nov 28, 2012 3:06 PM Books

East Los Angeles' Quetzal opens its latest album on an almost traditional note with a tuneful nod to Mexico, but the Spanish lyrics about ecological devastation aren't from the usual Norteño songbook. From there, the bilingual band moves more

Mar 27, 2012 12:00 AM Album Reviews

In this, the penultimate part in the interview with Matt Kemple, the local theatre professional talks about his move to Milwaukee, quitting his day job after three days and some of the groups he’s been involved with. Much like the local music scen.. more

Jan 21, 2009 5:00 AM Theater

About a year ago, on one of those television panel shows where weall pretend to know everything, I was railing about theshortsightedness of the U.S. auto industry in cranking out huge SUVsthat could be seen from space at a time of rising gas pric... more

Jun 11, 2008 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 1 Comments

 Migrating across a country’s border requirescourage. While this journey inspi Bicultural Table Setting ,Art more

Apr 23, 2008 12:00 AM Visual Arts

Absolut Vodka came under fire last week for an advertisement run in magazines south of the border claiming that in an Absolut World, John McCain lives in Mexico.                    Today, the creator of the now defunct campaign apologized for .. more

Apr 7, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

Certain Pentecostal sects have an odd way of proving their faith: They do so by handling Holy Ghosts ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 16, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments