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The Women’s Speaker Series, produced by Milwaukee Reads, presents bestselling mystery novelist Sujata Massey, who speak at the Lynden Sculpture Gardens on Jan. 13. more

Jan 9, 2018 2:17 PM Books


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If I ever find myself in a party at a stately, old home I’m going to have to assume that someone is going to get murdered. I’m going to have to assume that I’m going to be a suspect. I’m going to have to assume that it will all work itself o.. more

Jan 21, 2016 12:00 PM Theater

Wisconsinites are getting published in a variety of book genres. From fiction to memoirs to poetry, local authors are sharing their talent, ideas and experiences in enjoyable, thought-provoking way,Books more

Sep 10, 2015 4:43 PM Books

Earlynext month, the Falls Patio Players present Agatha Christie’s AMurder Is Announced. The Leslie Darbon adaptation of the 1950 crimenovel features the beloved Miss Marple in a cozy residential setting. It wasChristie’s 50th book. It was qui.. more

Sep 9, 2014 9:10 AM Theater

ThePeninsula Players cleverly pairs itsvenue with a sharp script next week as it stages an adaptation of AgathaChristies’ And Then There Were None. The original novel isconsidered to be one of Christie’s greatest works. Ten people go to a dist.. more

Jul 2, 2014 4:45 AM Theater

Too-smart-for-his-own-good Jay Davidovich is the centerpiece of Hillary Bell Locke’s new novel Jail Coach. Davidovich is a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and a loss prevention specialist whose job is to protect company more

May 8, 2013 3:45 AM Books

James Ridge is a tall man who has been known to work alone. He's also one of Wisconsin’s most captivating actors. Several years ago he put in a particularly well-rendered performance as Charles Dickens in a one-man show that played in multi... more

Feb 13, 2013 5:26 PM Theater

Tragically, shootings in small town America have become all too frequent. Author Thomas Maltman chronicles one community’s reaction to a deadly shooting in his new book Little Wolves. This meditation on violence centers more

Jan 17, 2013 4:18 PM Books

A murder in Wauwatosa would raise brows even today, but it was even more shocking in 1925, when 8-year-old Buddy Schumacher disappeared while playing with friends on a summer day. Mysteriously, his body turned... more

Sep 20, 2012 1:26 PM Books

Sean Chercover, author of the Chicago-based thrillers Big City, Bad Blood and Trigger City, brings readers a new crime drama that mixes mystery and intrigue with unpredictable twists and fascinating plotlines. The Trinity Game, full of hear... more

Aug 14, 2012 12:00 AM Books

Charles “Shake” Bouchon thought that escaping to exotic Belize and opening a small restaurant on the beach would be the perfect way to leave behind his life of crime. However, trouble seems to follow Shake, the lead character in Lou Berney.... more

Jul 23, 2012 12:00 AM Books

Lying is the title and loose premise for a collection of new dances by members of Danceworks Performance Company and guest choreographer Amii LeGendre. LeGendre’s piece begins with dancer Kelly Anderson playfully accosting the audience with... more

Oct 6, 2010 12:00 AM Classical Music

It’s an unlikely premise for a comedy: A charismatic artist ends up in a psych ward after a notably bad gallery show, having attempted suicide. When she realizes that her health insurance won’t allow her to stay in the hospital for more

Apr 22, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Question: Which vocal artist—male or female—has the most movie title songs to his or her credit? Answer: The late, great Frankie Laine. And not only did he sings the most, but his evocative, storytelling songs were also the best and most me... more

Apr 7, 2010 12:00 AM A&E Feature

Rural Wisconsin was and still is a difficult location for a poet to launch a career, and m Immortal Cupboard: In Search of Lorine Niedecker ,Today in Milwaukee more

Nov 6, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

   Today's neocons would love it: Terrorists disturbing the peace and security o American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood, and the Crime of the Century ,Books more

Sep 8, 2008 12:00 AM Books

It's time to get to know another Wisconsin writer. Mary Logue writes both fiction and poetry, lives on both sides of the Mississippi and occasionally makes rugs. Yup, we writers always have an interesting hobby or two ready and waiting whenever t.. more

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