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On the Couch offers strategies to a reader who’s concerned they may have hypochondria (or, as it’s now known, health anxiety). more

On the Couch

In this special Earth Day edition of our weekly “Saving Our Democracy” column, the Shepherd Express will highlight the cleanups, fundraisers and other community events that seek to push us towards a more environmentally friendly world. more

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Milwaukee celebrates Record Store Day during a busy stretch of April that brings Jack White, John Prine and Lord Huron to the city. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Check out Saving Our Democracy for April 12-18, the Shepherd Express’ clearinghouse for all political and social justice activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian ... more

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Gamers flock into town for the Midwest Gaming Classic, while the city goes big for Milwaukee Day. Also: Watch out for Rob Schneider sightings! more

This Week in Milwaukee

Saving Our Democracy for the week of April 5-11, 2018—the Shepherd Express’ list of activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary and authoritarian actions and policies of President Donald ... more

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Frustrating, isn’t it, the whole dating scene? It’s pretty much a miraculous feat to find someone who matches up with the most critical items on your “must-have” list: smart, funny, cute, employed and/or financially stable, good listener, likes ... more

On the Couch


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“Weird Al” Yankovic shows off some of his deep cuts, while The Decemberists return to Milwaukee. more

This Week in Milwaukee

This week's slate of events includes new release parties for Door County Brewing, MobCraft and Central Waters. Also, Westallion is throwing a first year anniversary party, Sugar Maple is holding their Avril Challenge on Easter Sunday and Brew City .. more


Find out where, when and how to get involved in political and social activism in and around Milwaukee. more

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In a big week for local music, the Milwaukee bands Slow Walker and Calliope release excellent new albums, and peers honor the late Peder Hedman. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Chef Thi Cao works the dinner shift at Buckley’s, so when he goes out to eat, it’s usually during lunch. more

Dining Out


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"Wealthy corporations have rigged the system and taxpayers are left footing the bill," Wisconsin's Senate Democratic leader writes. more

Daily Dose

Roll out the barrel for these upcoming Milwaukee-area craft beer events. more


Read this week’s Saving Our Democracy (covering March 22-28) to find out how to get socially and politically involved in and around Milwaukee. more

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Milwaukee musicians pay homage to anime’s greatest soundtracks, while William Shatner comes to town for an event unrelated to Hupy and Abraham. more

This Week in Milwaukee

The coming week includes the Concord Chamber Orchestra’s concert, “Gods and Heroes,” the Venezuelan Afro-Soul quartet Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo visiting Latino Arts and the Festival City Symphony’s concert, “Passion, Beauty and Light.” more

Classical Music

The Shepherd Express’ On the Couch columnist offers helpful advice to a woman whose emotionally needy friend is sapping all of her energy. more

On the Couch


Jazz in the Park, Cathedral Square’s free concert series, returns for its 27th season on May 31. more


Chad Ostram and Eric Zunke, the owners of Sweet Mullets Brewing Co., announced the company will officially be changing its name to Brewfinity Brewing Company effective immediately. more