Sharon Van Etten W/ Daniel Knox

 Episode oneof the ABC series “China Beach” opened idyllically. The show’s protagonist,Colleen McMurphy (Dana Delany), reaches her toes into the warm, moist sand fromher spot on a blanket. The setting could be Cancun or Waikiki, .. more

I Hate Hollywood

Luminous Theatre adds a little spectral fun to theatre late this summer with a free, outdoor staging of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad. Atwood's retelling of the Odyssey from the perspective of Odysseus' wife Penelope is kind of fun. The story i.. more


A small but influential band of bloggers rallied around Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten last year, singing the praises of her harrowing album Because I Was in Love, a collection of uncomfortably intimate sad songs kissed with ac... more

Today in Milwaukee

Thelatest in a long line of great songwriters with awful voicesinspired/emboldened by Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeff Mangum, The RuralAlberta Advantage’s Nils Edenloff sings concise, boldly arrangedtributes to home and heritage on the group&,Thi... more

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