Schauer Center

It’s strange what you find acceptable and inscrutable as a kid. I remember thinking the Berenstain Bears were acceptable as a kid until I found out that they were Christian. A family of anthropomorphized grizzly bears acting like humans? Tha.. more

Oct 3, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

As Carthage College’s Wisconsin/Afghanistan makes its way through various venues around Kenosha, a traveling theatre group will find its way to Hartford this month. Chicago’s Griffin Theatre Company presents Letters Home: Voices from the Fr.. more

Oct 1, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

There’s a lot of praise for Frank Ferrante’s portrayal of Groucho Marx. It’s decorates his website. The are quotes from Marx’s kids are pretty impressive, but the biggest praise has to be from Morrie Ryskind. Ryskind co-wrote the Marx Brother.. more

Sep 18, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

Itmust be very strange touring as someone else. There’s a guy who does Twain. Hetravels around the country performing as Mark Twain. That must be a weird life.There are people traveling around to places they’ve probably never beenpretending .. more

Sep 28, 2014 10:20 PM Theater

 Dickens is so often remembered in December. The man wrote so much more than A Christmas Carol, though . . . and as the weather heats up to the other side of the year, it's a pretty good time to remember some of the themes Dickens covered…and si.. more

May 26, 2012 12:07 PM Theater

Actually, it’s not a “tale as old as time.” Like most fairy tales, Beauty and the Beast is likely only a few hundred years old. And as the earliest recorded versions of the story feature middle-class characters, it may be one of the youngest fair.. more

Dec 23, 2010 7:03 PM Theater

  The final installment of the ridiculously expensive film adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia series will be in multiplexes around the globe shortly. The visuals are impressive. Some of the acting is quite good. There is a very personal edge of t.. more

Sep 28, 2010 9:09 PM Theater

Amid the haze of garage-rock revivalism in the early 2000s, disco-inflected pop-rockers Scissor Sisters rose to prominence with their self-titled debut in 2004, which found particular success in Australia, Canada and parts of Europe more

Sep 3, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

“Weird Al” Yankovic has been pumping out parodies for 30 years, but he looked ageless at the Riverside Theater Saturday night, dressed in his trademark Hawaiian shirt with his mane of curly hair flying around as he energetically plugged awa... more

Aug 31, 2010 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

After a zombiefying virus sweeps the land, two men and one woman seek refuge in the countryside. Isolated and frightened, their anxiety grows as throngs of mindless reanimated dead grasp at them while they make food runs into an abandoned t... more

Aug 30, 2010 12:00 AM Home Movies

  There's a little, red truck from Montana somewhere in Hartford, Wisconsin right now. The truck in question belongs to a children's theatre company. At Hartford's Schauer Center somewhere around 9:30 am today, parents and children will be regi.. more

Jun 14, 2010 11:12 AM Theater

Although they have sold more than 6 million albums in their quarter-century together, Cali-punk institutions NOFX have made a point to stay out of the mainstream by avoiding music videos and taunting the hands that feed. Their most infamous... more

Apr 29, 2010 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Who could have ever predicted that David Lynch would make a G-rated film—and for Disney, at that? Abandoning his signature, nightmarish mix of sex, violence and ghoulish evil, Lynch made a quiet, understated film about an old man (Richard F... more

Oct 11, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

There's the obvious reasons to avoid wall-to-wall beige berber... boring comes to mind. But personal opinion aside, there are many other non-aesthetic reasons to step out of your carpet comfort zone.   Synthetic fiber carpets and carpet pad.. more

Jul 24, 2009 4:00 AM Health & Wellness

In a bill that almost single-handedly atones for the dearth of rap acts at this year’s Summerfest, Lil Wayne and a slew of chart-topping rappers and R&B singers share a Wednesday, Sept. 2 bill at the Marcus Amphitheater which includes Young Jeezy,.. more

Jul 24, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

I only have access to Google websites at work, which means I can use Blogger, but I am denied all other access. I saw a link on about why the Brewers and Jake Peavy are a perfect fit and demanded someone send me the text of the article via.. more

May 24, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

By his middle years as a composer (often dubbed his "Heroic Period"), Ludwig van Where the Corners Meet ,Classical Music/Dance more

Apr 15, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music

Themain bar/dining room at Stonefly Brewing is a casual spot. The barcurves a bit and most of the tables are high-tops, with the exceptionof a few lipstick-red booths grouped near the front windows. T,Dining Out more

Mar 18, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

  Genesis skipped Wisconsin during last year's reunion tour, but the three-DVD box se When In Rome 2007 ,CD Reviews more

Oct 10, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews 2 Comments