News Of The Weird

Evan Todd has had some success as a screen actor in recent years. His most recent high-profile performance was released earlier this year in 4th Man Out. This coming October, the rising screen actor visits local students to discuss his experienc.. more

Sep 23, 2016 11:00 AM Theater

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Nov 10, 2015 12:52 AM Around MKE


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Jan 31, 2015 2:00 PM Theater

MakeA Difference Day, founded by USA WEEKEND Magazine with Points of Light, is the nation’s largest day of community servicewhere millions of volunteers from across the nation unite in a common missionto improve the lives of others.Thisyear.. more

Oct 31, 2014 6:17 PM Around MKE

In October in Gresham, Ore., a 21-year-old man openly carrying a handgun he had just bought was robbed, at gunpoint, the same day. According to the police report, the robber apparently thought the victim’s gun was nicer than his own: “I lik... more

Oct 22, 2014 11:52 AM Around MKE 1 Comments

It's been nearly three years since Milwaukee's Head On Electric released their last record, Sleep Slaughter Sheep , a fitfully scorching album of grunge-kicked garage-punk, and there's still no target date for a formal follow-up. Last month the ba.. more

Oct 15, 2014 7:00 PM On Music

The Journal Sentinel has picked up on yet anotherunsigned op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about the newest John Doeinvestigation into Gov. Scott Walker and various conservative special interestgroups that may have illegally coordinated with hi.. more

May 28, 2014 6:03 PM Issue of the Week 1 Comments

Quiet you gaudyman!Slowly slidesthe old house from the hill. The old blue skyis stuck hopelessly betweenbranches and leaves.Don't call methere!A strikingnumber of nations have declared a national animal, a national bird, a nationalflower (a... more

May 4, 2014 11:58 PM Visual Arts

Built in 1924, The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum was NOT around in the time of Mozart. It IS a beautiful space, though. As a performance space for theatre it's absolutely gorgeous. And really, there's no reason NOT t o stage a production o.. more

Feb 26, 2014 11:00 AM Theater

There's a stereotype of out-of-town performers. And it's not pretty. It's not necessarily unsympathetic, though. So maybe there's a certain amount of disgust at the idea of professional actors and singers and dancers and such who feel as though th.. more

Jan 23, 2014 11:00 AM Theater

 PaulRobeson was among the most famous African Americans in the 1930s. A decadelater he was frozen out of the national consciousness, and remainshalf-forgotten, according to Paul von Blum. In his book Paul Robeson for Begi.. more

Dec 12, 2013 2:47 PM I Hate Hollywood

Christian theatre group Acacia Theatre enters the smooth of Christmas this year with Advent of Redemption--a program of shorts. Acacia showcases its best-loved short plays and a few of its all new tour offerings.It's a spacial pay-what-toy-can .. more

Dec 1, 2013 11:00 AM Theater

 Sneering Edward G. Robinson made his name ingangster pictures, but in The Stranger (1946) he's on the right side of thelaw. Robinson plays Wilson, an investigator with the Allied war crimestribunal, an angry man who breaks th.. more

Oct 14, 2013 1:56 PM I Hate Hollywood

A sizable crowd showed-up at Next Act's space on South Water Street last night for a reading of a new drama by Richard Kalinoski--the author of Beast on the Moon . Just one day after the close of In Tandem Theatre's production of that show, Kalin.. more

Mar 26, 2013 1:40 PM Theater

"He's Changing Reality One City At A Time . . . and YOURS is next . . . " That's what the copy said. And so someone actually decided to write that. And somebody else spoke it into a microphone in a recording studio somewhere to promote stage magi.. more

Feb 1, 2013 12:00 PM Theater

The end of the year brings a flurry of new resolutions for2013. However, several days remain to close out 2012. Find the time to say a final farewell toseveral exhibitions when waving goodbye to 2012 while welcoming 2013.1.    One:  Revisit Re.. more

Dec 29, 2012 5:40 AM Visual Arts

Plastic surgeons in Turkey and France told CNN in November that mustache implants have suddenly surged in popularity as Middle Eastern men use their increased lip bushiness to convey power and prestige more

Dec 20, 2012 4:27 PM Around MKE

In May, two members of the Senate Intelligence Oversight Committee requested the total number of U.S. citizens who have been legally spied upon (by phone calls, email, etc.) since... more

Jul 17, 2012 12:00 AM Around MKE

Joining the elite company of Widespread Panic, one of the few other jam bands big enough to play multiple nights at the Riverside Theater, Umphrey\'s McGee will headline the Riverside on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27, the venue announced t.. more

Jun 6, 2012 2:00 PM On Music