Steve Martin

Legendary comedians Martin Short and Steve Martin are stopping in Milwaukee during their newest tour. Read more


Recently released on Blu-ray and DVD: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Collector’s Edition), The Jerk: 40th Anniversary Edition, Await Further Instructions, Bad Reputation. Read more

Home Movies

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short come to Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater Oct. 8, appearing along with The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko. Read more

A&E Feature


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This week Steve Martin and Martin Short join together, Steve Earle returns and Burnhearts embraces its inner punk venue. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee


For eight years running, Radio Milwaukee listeners recognize some of the Milwaukee music scene's best artists during the station's Radio Milwaukee Music Awards. This week voting began for the station's 2015 installment of the awards, with listener.. Read more

On Music


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In animated flick Home, Oh (voiced by Jim Parsons) and the rest of his Boov species use Earth as a hideout from their archenemies the Gorg. Also features Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez. Read more

Film Clips

TheatreUnchained opens the latest localproduction of Steve Martin’s The Underpants early this month.Raymond Bradford directs the studio theatre production of the contemporarycomedy genius’ popular adaptation of a 1910 farce by Carl Sternheim.T.. Read more


Sometimelast week Milwaukee theater performer/producer Matt Zembrowski accepted an ALS icebucket challenge from a couple of different people.  Zembrowski was raising money for ALS beforeit was cool. (Or freezing cold for that matter.) Some time.. Read more


 Anthony Mann was admitted to the Hollywoodpantheon for directing such acclaimed Jimmy Stewart westerns as Winchester 73 (1950) and The Man from Laramie ( 1955). Duly notedif underappreciated in accounts of his career are the films noir and grit.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Soulstice Theatre founder Char Manny marks her final production with the company in Steve Martin’s 1993 work, Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Her direction is superb and one easily perceives the chemistry and sense of play between ensemble memb... Read more


It’s a really fun premise: One of the 20th century’s most influential artists hangs out at a French café with one of that century’s most influential scientific minds. Somewhere along the line, the single most successful solo recording act i... Read more


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The question wasn’t whether Steve Martin was going to be funny during his bluegrass and Americana concert Wednesday at The Riverside Theater. It was by how much, and in what context.The answer i,Concert Reviews Read more

Concert Reviews

<p> When Steve Martin surfaced on stage in the '70s with a banjo, many thought it was a gag, a funny prop. But as glimpsed in the intro to director Marc Fields\' documentary <em>Give Me the Banjo</em>, Martin is an able musician who takes his ins.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

<em>The Big Year </em>packs together three of the funniest Hollywood stars in a mildly mirthful spoof of “competitive birding”a strange contest between avid birdwatchers for spotting the greatest number of the winged creatures in a one-year period.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Steve Martin’s adaptation of Carl Sternheim’s The Underpants makes for agreeable social satire at the Sunset Playhouse. Michael Desper’s set comes together at pleasantly unexpected angles, and so does the cast.The modest, early-20th-ce Read more


Carl Sternheim could’ve been seen as sort of a German mutation of Oscar Wilde. His plays picked ever so gently at the moral sensibilities of an emerging middle class. A century or so ago, he wrote a Die Hose –a farce involving a woman seen in he.. Read more


The Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their three-game series against the Atlanta Braves with a 12:10 p.m. game this afternoon at Miller Park. Read more

Today in Milwaukee

With its inherently whimsical sound, the banjo has been a staple of Steve Martin’s comedy routines since the 1970s, but Martin doesn’t just play the banjo for laughs. He’s serious about the instrument, and he has two Grammys to show for Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Who would have thought that the ukulele playing funny guy from The Jerk, would turn up mor The Jerk ,Sponsored Events Read more

Happening Now

I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world,ain’a?So listen, hard t will ,Art for Art's Sake Read more

Art for Art's Sake