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Stephen Frears

FlorenceFoster Jenkins was a society hostess in 1940s Manhattan, a remnant from an erawhen the Astors and the Vanderbilts rode in carriages along Park Avenue. Shewas a patron, make that a matron, of the arts—a heavily bejewele.. more

Aug 12, 2016 12:29 PM I Hate Hollywood

When the adolescent Philomena encountered a handsome boy in the funhouse of a traveling circus, she barely knew the meaning of sex. Soon enough, she learned the consequences in small-town 1950s Ireland. Brought before a grim, inquisitorial ... more

Nov 24, 2013 7:20 PM Film Reviews

In 2006, Milwaukee-area photographers founded the Coalition of Photographic Arts (CoPA) to “develop appreciation, promote growth and support the creation of photographic arts.” Four years later, their organization has expanded throughout th... more

Nov 22, 2010 12:00 AM Visual Arts

During the era known as the Belle Époque, the Beautiful Age, the corsets of Victorianism loosened. A caste of courtesans, elevated above the more proletarian prostitutes, traded sexual companionship with aristocrats and magnets for lives of bejew.. more

Jun 25, 2009 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Come out to the Burn Camp Benefit at The Garage at 9pm. 10 UFC Fighters and Milwaukee Firemen will compete in a strip contest and challenge guests to flip cup. In addition to what is sure to be a great night, the Shep,Promotions more

Nov 22, 2008 12:00 AM Promotions

Overlooking busy Prospect Avenue from the ground floor of the Shorecrest Hotel, the Savoy Room (1962 N. Prospect Ave.) is a splendid setting redolent of bygone elegance. The walls are black marble, the f,Dining Out more

Oct 1, 2008 12:00 AM Dining Preview

We first met Michael Sheen in his role as Tony Blair in The Queen, a film that leapt from art houses and into Oscar consideration. Sheen reappears as a much less attractive Blair in director Stephen Frears’ companion piece, The Deal. The docudra.. more

Sep 7, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

During the era known as the Belle Époque, the Beautiful Age, the corsets of Victorianism loosened. A caste of courtesans, elevated above the more proletarian prostitutes, traded sexual companionship with aristocrats and magnates for lives of beje.. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM I Hate Hollywood

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