Public Enemies


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Hollywood it ain’t, but local movie-making is indeed a minor part of Milwaukee’s history. Any Milwaukeean worth their weight in Blatz knows that the classic baseball flick Major League was filmed primarily in and about town. And most probably reca.. more

May 12, 2015 3:50 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous 2 Comments

Last week, I mentioned the now-released book by GavinSchmitt, The Milwaukee Mafia:Mobsters in the Heartland. The book details the rise of organized crimein the city, particularly in the Third Ward, home to the bulk of Milwaukee’sSicilian pop.. more

Mar 9, 2015 7:23 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous

After an undoubtedly successful opening for the Rep with the Jeffrey Hatcher comedy Ten Chimneys the playwright'™s work makes its second appearance on a Milwaukee stage next month as In Tandem Theatre presents its staging of Mrs. Mannerly--”a re.. more

Sep 15, 2011 12:47 PM Theater

Carte Blanche Theatre’s Play Fest opened last night. A weekend of short plays, Play Fest plays out more like a series of smaller works than an actual shorts program. The seven shorts on the program rotate through six different larger program set.. more

Aug 12, 2011 5:41 PM Theater

The artists are up early to be at Fish Creek's Clark Park to determine their last painting for the Door County Plein Air Festival 2011, which begins promptly on Saturday at 9:00 am. for the last opportunity to see the aritists in action. T.. more

Jul 23, 2011 11:27 PM Visual Arts

As side projects for stage actors go, Elizabeth Shipe’s Reconstructing Grimm is an interesting labor of love. Shipe has proven to be a talented actress in a few high-profile local stage productions (most recently In Tandem’s Art of Murder.) In t.. more

Jul 11, 2011 7:02 PM Theater

The hit Broadway musical Wicked whizzed into town this week, bringing with it 450,000 pounds of equipment and a company of 55 people. The personnel include cast, production managers, stagehands and other backstage support. By far the more

Jul 18, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Though she first caught the music industry’s attention as a backup singer for Michael Jackson during his 1987 “Bad” tour, Sheryl Crow resisted early offers to record as a dance-pop artist, waiting until 1993 to release her first album more

Jun 24, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Sep 30, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE 24 Comments

Parts of director Michael Mann’s Public Enemies, starring Johnny Depp as John Dillinger, were filmed in Wisconsin. Aside from any incentives offered by the state, one reason was the ability to use an actual location of a shoot-out between Dilling.. more

Jul 25, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

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Jul 15, 2009 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 1 Comments

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Jul 7, 2009 12:00 AM Film Reviews 3 Comments

Film Wisconsin, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a thriving film industry in the state, enjoyed a high-profile victory when Michael Mann filmed parts of his new gangster epic Public Enemies around the region. The likely blockb... more

Jun 30, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 10, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE