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The Iliad is one of the oldest stories still being told. It’s not so much a pillar of world literature as a living trunk that continues to grow branches. The latest offshoot, An Iliad, is the Obie-winning adaptation by Lisa Peterson and Den... more

Mar 5, 2014 3:15 PM Theater

So wildly varied is the recording output of Milwaukee poet, singer, trumpeter and activist Harvey Taylor that one never knows where he will go from one album to the next. Inspired by last year's Middle Eastern uprisings, Taylor and various ... more

Apr 24, 2012 12:00 AM Album Reviews

Joshua Clover is an accomplished writer, critic, teacher and journalist specializing in poetry and poetics, with an emphasis on the contemporary. Clover, who currently teaches in the Department of English at UC-Davis, is the author of two b... more

Apr 9, 2012 12:00 AM Books

Ed Makowski hosts a series on public radio, tends bar in Riverwest and writes uniquely themed poetry. His latest gig as the Pfister Hotel's in-house story maven sounds like a good tale in the making... more

Apr 2, 2012 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

Spring doesn't officially begin until later this month, but activity is already blooming at the local Woodland Pattern Book Center, where this week offers an array of outstanding author readings for the poetry enthusiast. First on the docke... more

Mar 7, 2012 12:00 AM Books

Seventy-six teams of spoken-word poets from cities all over the world, including Paris, To Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA ,Today in Milwaukee more

Aug 8, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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