The white stuff is piling up over at First Stage for the world premiere of The Snow, written by Finegan Kruckemeyer with music composed by Andrew Crowe. more


At Cold Spring Inn & Vineyard, a gracious bed &breakfast nestled in the heart of the Kettle Moraine near Holy Hill, you canfind a vineyard on site and a fieldstone fireplace that is the focal point ofthe inn.If you need to hear any more, how.. more

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In Wisconsin, where each snap of severe weather is preceded by days of breathless doomsaying, there's something liberating about turning off the television, bundling up and just braving the elements—they're rarely as terrible as the bleakest forec.. more

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The first major snowfall of the season is always especially dangerous, and because of slick, frozen roads and swift wind gusts, yesterday's was even more disastrous than most. The Journal Sentinel tallied the damage in an article detailing dozens .. more

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Farm Aid’s 25th anniversary lineup pairs perennial headliners Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews (all of whom serve on the Farm Aid board of directors) with artists including Jeff Tweedy, Kenny Chesney, Jason Mraz more

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Without resorting to pure hyperbole, I'm trying to find a big statement to honor Alex Chilton, the Big Star singer/songwriter who died of an apparent heart attack at age 59 today, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, but I'll play it safe a.. more

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Milwaukee’s effects-laden shoegaze trio White, Wrench, Conservatory calls it a day following one last show tonight with their noise-rock friends IfIHadAHiFi and shoegazing peers Brief Candles. It’s a fitting date for a farwell: It was five more

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Gary Tanin’s name might not ring a bell with all local rock fans. But as a veteran producer, he’s worked with some of the city’s finest and best-known musicians—including the BoDeans’ Sam Llanas, the Violent Femmes’ Vic more

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The attempt to restore the paid sick days ordinance in Milwaukee just took a big step forward. As explained in the Shepherd’s cover story this week, 9to5: The Association for Working Women is appealing Circuit Court Judge Cooper’s ruling last J.. more

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It's unlikely that snow-blowing will ever become a Winter Olympic sport, and that is a shame. Picture ten of the world's best blowers lined up on a track, roaring, revving and jumping at the start. Envis,Sports more

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As I walked up the hill towards my car, a small lump formed in mythroat. The two feet of snow that had fallen the night before hadmanaged to keep me locked up in my house- making it simple to becomeoblivious to the extent of the damage done, by.. more

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Ithink that what helped there was probably a character trait—a resistance togoing How did thismemoir come about? ,Authors' Voices (Online Exclusive) more

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