The Oscar-winning Italian composer Nino Rota’s music was simple and direct, yet capable of great range—from Polynesian exotica to lonesome sounds reminiscent of Ennio Morricone. Read more

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William Kentridge’s “More Sweetly Play the Dance” (through Aug. 19 at the Milwaukee Art Museum) combines filmmaking, drawing, animation and a soundtrack by Johannes Serekeho to create a buoyant, modern danse macabre. Read more

Visual Arts

This soundtrack album to the Canadian science-fiction series goes to show that rock is a better choice than the pensive piano crap that marks most contemporary TV and film scores. Read more

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Music documentaries have always been a staple of the Milwaukee Film Festival, but it wasn't until last year that the festival spun them off into their own program, Sound Vision. That program will return for this year's fest with a fresh lineup of .. Read more

On Music

For the past five years, the off-kilter sound of Milwaukee-based John the Savage has been a constant in a scene often wracked by dramatic turnover. While the band was never exactly prolific, they did manage to record Read more

Local Music

With a little more than a week left in the regular legislative session, Milwaukee lawmakers and education leaders have developed a plan to improve low-performing schools while retaining a fully functioning elected school board.The new propo... Read more

News Features

Washington,D.C.-based singer Roz White plays Bailey in a show she created and co-wrotewi Pearl Bailey …By Request ,Theater Read more


This week's MUST SEE CINEMA film comes to us on DVD, since the new offerings in cinema bring us very little to salivate over.I have yet to see the critically lauded, yet little seen, second film from Andrew Dominik, whose debut film was the Austr.. Read more

Film Reviews

Most films aboutmusicians have such overly determined narratives that they might aswell Once, ,CD Reviews Read more

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The Rave, 7 p.m. Motion City Soundtrack’s new Even If It Kills Me aims squarel How do I book a cruise? ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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