This past week has been one of the saddest and most tragic weeks in recent years. First we had two African Americans shot and killed by police when they appeared to be posing absolutely no threat.,News Features more

News Features 15 Comments

I had some mixedfeelings about the New Republic's article on the Wisconsin governor, Scott Walker's Toxic Racial Politics. Mostly because itmakes Wisconsin seem so horrible. The part about Walkerriding white privilege/cluelessness into offi.. more

Issue of the Week 4 Comments

In a recent Journal Sentinel series, journalist Craig Gilbert has documented what we’ve all known intuitively: Southeastern Wisconsin is plagued by intense political polarization fed by highly more

Issue of the Week 2 Comments

Conventional wisdom says Democrats don’t have much chance for success in the statewide legislative elections in November. The great thing about conventional wisdom is it’s so often so more

Taking Liberties

The Syrian-born singer Gaida was immersed in the musical traditions of her homeland while growing up but found her voice only after moving to New York City. On Levantine Indulgence, she sings in the passionately expressive ululations of the... more

Album Reviews

One cast performs two one-act musicals in Skylight Opera Theatre’s production of A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine . The show opens as a celebration of classic Hollywood musicals, then gives way to a second act inspired by Anton more

Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments