The blooms they are a popping and the birds they are a chirping. Bunnies and robins alike are doing their annual backyard hops. As spring has most certainly sprung, the time seems ripe for hiking and getting out in nature. Every year, AJ Page and .. more

Apr 28, 2017 5:22 PM Off the Beaten Path 1 Comments

In our age of modern conveniences, fresh, packaged and prepared food is available almost everywhere, making it all too easy to become disconnected from the journey food takes from field to fork. In an effort to celebrate and educate humans’... more

Mar 7, 2017 1:19 PM Eat/Drink

Deeplysatisfying and the epitome of teamwork, canoeing is an activity that you canrelax into at a meditative pace. One can allow for some leisurely drifting whenout on the middle of their destination – or make for a great arm/core workoutif th.. more

Aug 15, 2016 2:39 PM Off the Beaten Path

Iremember first stumbling upon the Pheasant Branch Conservancy in my earlyteens. Part of the trail ran directly behind Kromrey Middle School. My friendsand I would wander down there after a day of sheer unadulterated hell. We'dhang out amongst.. more

Jul 8, 2016 6:14 PM Off the Beaten Path

LakeKegonsa is the first Wisconsin State Park that my brother, forest ranger Brian,worked at. So I'd heard many good things. I was not prepared for just howlovely it actually was. The modest trails of Kegonsa are six in number, andmost are rel.. more

Jun 2, 2016 2:11 PM Off the Beaten Path 1 Comments

For the Wisconsin summer, the Lynden Sculpture Gardenimports New York artist Emilie Clark’s exhibition titled “Sweet Corruptions,”while they continue their thought provoking series, “Women, Nature, Science.”Clark’s ins.. more

Jun 5, 2013 3:39 PM Visual Arts

In a continuation of the Lynden Sculpture Garden’s Series“Women, Nature, Science," the exhibtion “Emiiie Clark: Sweet Corruptions”opened June 2 on what evolved into a day with bright sunshine overlooking the vibrantgreen acreage from all W.. more

Jun 3, 2013 3:01 PM Visual Arts

Visit the Charles Allis Decorative Art Museum for an exhibit that unveils the immense history within the museum’s walls. As a wealthy industrialist at the turn of the 20th century, Charles Allis was uniquely suited to engage his more

May 30, 2013 12:40 AM Visual Arts

Fifty-plus years ago as a teen seeking the “meaning of contentment,” I listened to Elvis wail “Crying in the Chapel” and decided it was strictly cornball. My mature preferences lead me to the spiritual highs discovered in woodlands more

Jan 16, 2013 2:34 PM Visual Arts

Gary John Gresl's "possible solo finale" exhibition, “An Assembler,” brings together more than three dozen of his assemblages and photographs. The effect is like walking through an array of grottos or shrines... more

Oct 4, 2012 4:33 PM Visual Arts

Classic suspense cinema runs swiftly across the stage in two hours of comedy as the Milwaukee Rep brings Patrick Barlow’s The 39 Steps to the Quadracci Powerhouse. Four actors play numerous roles in this sophisticated comic tribute to the c... more

Jan 19, 2011 12:00 AM Theater

Lori L. Tharps’ Substitute Me follows a story line that appears innocent enough at first: Kate and Brad Carter, a young, 30-something husband and wife living in New York City, hire a full-time nanny to watch their son while they are at work... more

Nov 22, 2010 12:00 AM Books

The Milwaukee Rep produces the U.S. premiere of Laurel and Hardy , Tom McGrath’s tribute to the comedy team from the Golden Age of cinema. McGrath’s script envisions a meeting between Laurel and Hardy in the afterlife. The two more

Nov 14, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Classic rockers Uriah Heep have been prolific lately, releasing two records in two years. Wake the Sleeper , Heep’s critically acclaimed first studio album in a decade, introduced this classic British band to a new generation in more

Nov 4, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

Nancy Olson, born in1928, grew up in Milwaukee and attended Wauwatosa East High School.S Sunset Boulevard ,A&E Feature more

Dec 23, 2009 12:00 AM A&E Feature 1 Comments

The movie expands uponthe Broadway show, transforming it cinematically—and rightly TheEnglish Patient ,Film more

Dec 23, 2009 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Since they lost the 2000 presidential election to five justices on the SupremeCourt, and Shepherd Express ,Cover Story more

Feb 14, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 18 Comments