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Steely Dan

One of stand-up comedy’s fastest rising stars swings through town after a star-making 2017. more

This Week in Milwaukee

As summer enters its final stretch, Milwaukee keeps the outdoor festivals coming fast and furious. more

This Week in Milwaukee

David Luhrssen explores number of new books on music. more

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Steely Dan filled the stage with virtuoso players Saturday night, presenting themselves as a mutant jazz-rock fusion big band. more

Concert Reviews

Summerfest may be over, but that isn’t stopping big names from coming to Milwaukee this week. more

This Week in Milwaukee

With The Next Step, Optimism Vaccine writers Shawn Glinis and Stephen Kohlmann areattempting to take a magnifying glass to that precarious moment when a bandmust acknowledge their new-found popular and critical success and negotiate theheavy bu.. more

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Recently there’s been a resurgence of appreciation for a variety of the soft-rock super sounds of the ’70s. In addition to Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan has probably benefitted the most from the trend, perhaps because they’ve more

Concert Reviews

It's been 100 years since someone tried to shoot Theodore Roosevelt outside a hotel in Downtown Milwaukee. Roosevelt had just eaten at the Hotel Gilpatrick, where the Hyatt stands today. He was heading out to what is now the Milwaukee Theatre to d.. more

Theater

Steely Dan was always more subversive than it seemed on the surface. Although in the '70s the group's jazzy soft-rock seemed like a safe alternative to the brasher rock of the day... more

Today in Milwaukee

Steely Dan was always more subversive than it seemed on the surface. Although in the '70s the group's jazzy soft-rock seemed like a safe alternative to the brasher rock of the day... more

Today in Milwaukee

“ScreenDance” offers an opportunity to relax outdoors on a summer night on lawn chairs or blankets while enjoying nine short, handpicked contemporary dance films on a large screen beside the Milwaukee River. Curated by Luc Vanier of UW-Milw... more

Classical Music

The polished jazz-rock duo Steely Dan cranked out a stream of classic LPs in the ’70s, then returned for a pair of surprisingly strong comeback discs after the turn of the century. They have no plans to go back to the studio anytime soon, b... more

Today in Milwaukee

The polished jazz-rock duo Steely Dan cranked out a stream of classic LPs in the ’70s, then returned for a pair of surprisingly strong comeback discs after the turn of the century. They have no plans to go back to the studio anytime soon, b... more

Today in Milwaukee

For the first time ever, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Steely Dan is playing both classic albums 'AJA' (1977) and 'Royal Scam' (1976) in full and then some! Steely Dan is performing at the Riverside both Friday, November 13 and Saturday, Nov... more

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Manifesting in boxy multiplexes all over the country, modern cinema bears little resemblance to the  classy experience of going to a film in the movie palaces of the golden age of cinema. (At least, I assume it was--the first film I ever saw was E.. more

Theater

The state’s football fans have endured some unpleasant weekends this fall, but not t The state’s football fans have endured some unpleasant weekends this fall, but not t ,Sports more

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For as great of a band as they are, Steely Dan hasn’t inspired much in the way of tr Wicked ,Today in Milwaukee more

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One particularly interesting snippet from my phone conversation with Walter Becker that I wasn't able to get into this week's Steely Dan write-up: When I asked if he heard his influence on contemporary bands, Becker, who's incredibly self-honest a.. more

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