Based on actual historical events, the musical drama Parade tells the story of a Jewish factor manager who was convicted of raping and murdering a thirteen-year-old employee in Georgia in 1913. Leo Frank’s story had generated the kind of nat.. Read more


Itstarted-off as a one-panel comic strip in The New Yorker , but no onethinks of it like that. Years later it was the subject of a couple of featurefilms, but people don’t necessarily remember those as well either. TheAddams Family is probably.. Read more


Milwaukee’s Juan Carlos Ruiz would like you to know that he is not a particularly big fan of tortillas. “I’m from Peru, so when my friends offer me tortillas, they think that I’m happy,” he explains. “But in Peru, we don’t eat many tortillas. W.. Read more

Happening Now

With a giant cardboard bullet on my head, I menaced citizens in 2009. The following year, I caused a giant puppet Mother Earth to rise up healed. Last year, I cavorted to Aztec music... Read more

Classical Music

The urge to punish politicians is understandable no matter who is in power, because they inevitably disappoint the fond hopes of their admirers and raise the hackles of their detractors—and yet that same urge is almost never satisfied for l... Read more

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Red meat has become a potential health hazard, not just from ecoli infections and slipshod federal inspection of filthy packing plants, but because the cattle are coming to the slaughterhouse sick from the food they are given. Somewhere bac... Read more

Dining Preview

Miley Cyrus is the Joe Biden of teen-pop singers, prone to remarkably candid, off-the-script interviews that must drive her publicists absolutely nuts. Last November she cut down her own hit single "Party in The U.S.A.," saying that despite its ch.. Read more

On Music

That means that theselegislators are relying on the advice of Milwaukeeleaders and residents—and they’re deeply divided. It also means that MPSreform—no matter how it turns out—is in the hands of state lawmakers, not Milwauke,Expre Read more

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The Drive-By Truckers are coming to the Turner Hall Ballroom on Wednesday, February 25 at 8pm. This is their first appearance at Turner Hall, make sure you are a part of the history and the future of the ,Promotions Read more

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Reverence for Genesis’ early Peter Gabriel output is so great that there are no less Guys on Ice ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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