Michael Brown


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Until the Flood is based on hundreds of interviews she conducted in the aftermath of Ferguson. We see how the shooting becomes the spark for the larger issues of race as seen through the eyes of young and old, black and white. Read more


Following the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., Dael Orlandersmith conducted hundreds of interviews with people living in the St. Louis region and created this play to tell the story. Read more

Off the Cuff


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This week’s theatrical openings in the greater Milwaukee area are highlighted by Dael Orlandersmith’s one-woman show, Until the Flood, and Off the Wall Theatre’s modern interpretation of The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Milwaukee Office of Violence Prevention Director Reggie Moore on the Sherman Park uprising and what’s next for Milwaukee. Read more

News Features 62 Comments

“There is nowhere, nowhere in the entire world where the crisis for black men in the criminal justice system is more acute” than in Milwaukee Read more

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At a very frustrating meeting of last Thursday’s Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC), the family of Dontre Hamilton named the Milwaukee Police officer who fatally shot Hamilton in Red Arrow Park in April. Read more

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The media have been focused on the outpouring of anger following the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., by a police officer. But the same anger and Read more

Issue of the Week 2 Comments

Hip-hop lends itself particularly to competitions, but historically most of these battles have been for rappers and DJs, leaving the producer—so-often the genre’s unsung hero—out of the spotlight. DJ Madhatter’s Miltown Beat Down H Read more

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