The latest film by British director Sally Potter, The Party, spares no one’s feelings or ideas as a friendly get-together dissolves into angry recrimination. more

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If the Milwaukee Brewers are going to reach the postseason this year, they have some work to do against their own division: NL Central opponents make up 22 of their final 25 games. more

Brewers On Deck Circle

No surprise that Donald Trump’s reaction to the Orlando shooting managed to combine three of his favorite topics—hatred of immigrants, hatred of Muslims and love of himself. more

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In Spain it is a tradition that has been going on forcenturies to run bulls through the streets every year. In Hammond, Wisconsinthere is a similar tradition, except it involves llamas running through themain strip of their downtown area. Thi.. more

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One look at the cover art of HBO's Temple Grandin is enough to either put you off, or pique your interest. It depicts Claire Danes in a Shirley Temple moptop and a cowgirl shirt straight out of the '40s. The retro getup replicates real-life... more

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The Fray and Chicago have been announced as the latest Summerfest headliners. The Fray, a Denver piano-rock band that conquered the charts when their single “How to Save a Life” became the unofficial theme to “Grey’s Anatomy,” will affirm t.. more

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Orlando, Fla., group Slippery Slopes plays what can best be described as a surf-punk hybrid—but the punk in question is relatively light by contemporary standards, of the user-friendly Stooges brand (their lead singer can often sound like a dead ... more

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Did the manufactured controversy over Ludacris' booking last year at Summerfest make event organizers more reluctant to book rap acts this year? Pick up a copy of the Summerfest guide in this week's Shepherd and judge for yourself. You can count t.. more

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Looking for a little afternoon delight, soccer fans? The Milwaukee Wave can scratch that Don’t Go Russian Off ,Today in Milwaukee more

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