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Kathryn Bigelow directs a sweaty immersion into the fear and chaos of 1960s racial violence in her new film Detroit. more

Aug 8, 2017 2:08 PM Film Reviews

The soulful Boston rock band Lake Street Dive relished taking risks on their latest album, Side Pony. more

Aug 16, 2016 2:16 PM Music Feature

The new EP, Wake Up, by noaccordion (nom de plume of Bay Area musician Onah Indigo), features rhythmically spoken vocals as well as a number of acoustic and electronic instruments in sparse arrangements. more

Aug 4, 2015 5:48 PM Album Reviews

The term"androgyny" derives from a portmanteau of the ancient Greek terms for"male" and "woman." In other words, an androgynousindividual embodies both traditionally masculine and feminine characteristicsand qualities - th.. more

Nov 20, 2014 7:21 PM Visual Arts

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As singers slow down in their golden years, so too do their performances. Concerts that used to promise the spectacle of exacting showmanship gradually become instead about the smaller pleasures of,Concert Reviews more

Aug 11, 2014 12:30 PM Concert Reviews

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At her nearly sold-out show on Tuesday night at the Riverside Theater, Diana Ross powered through the hits, spanning decades, genres and styles in her hour-and-a-half long set. Famous for her work,Concert Reviews more

Aug 28, 2013 10:39 AM Concert Reviews

Burlesque is a word with definite associations, but in the documentary Behind the Burly Q, the long lost form of entertainment covers lots of ground. At the start of its golden era, roughly the 1920s-'40s, burlesque provided cheap amusement for .. more

Mar 24, 2011 2:30 PM I Hate Hollywood

You can call Sharon Jones the hardest-working woman in show business. You can call her a stage sensation. Just don’t call her “retro.”Jones and her band the Dap-Kings make fine ’60s/’70s-rooted soul music, blending the soun more

May 19, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

The 12th volume of the ambitious, luxuriously appointed multiple-CD set collecting every single released on Motown Records and its many imprints marks something of an event for Milwaukee music collectors. The label's sporadic cracks at the ... more

May 25, 2009 12:00 AM Album Reviews

To the editors: In response to your article, “Connecting the Dots,” which appeared in the March 4, 2009, issue of the Shepherd Express, I think some clarifications should be made. It seems that one person in particular has needlessly drawn.. more

Mar 17, 2009 4:00 AM Daily Dose

As it does every Monday night, Burnhearts in Bay View will be offering $3 bottles of Furthermore Beer and vintage soul music from a The Soul Hole, a DJ who digs up classic Stax cuts, forgotten Hammond orga,Today in Milwaukee more

Jul 21, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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