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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. more

Oct 2, 2017 10:19 AM 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. more

Nov 17, 2015 9:27 PM 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.. more

Nov 4, 2015 1:00 PM 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. more

Mar 25, 2015 2:50 PM 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.. more

Nov 5, 2014 10:28 AM Theater

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.. more

Sep 2, 2014 10:12 AM Theater

 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.. more

Jan 31, 2014 6:15 PM 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... more

Nov 15, 2013 5:29 PM Theater

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... more

Nov 8, 2013 4:30 PM Theater

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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 more

Jul 25, 2013 1:39 PM 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.. more

Aug 11, 2012 4:17 PM 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.. more

Feb 3, 2012 1:12 PM 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 more

Sep 15, 2010 12:00 AM Theater

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.. more

Jul 15, 2010 11:21 AM Theater

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. more

May 12, 2010 12:00 AM 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 more

Apr 20, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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

Apr 20, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

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

Oct 28, 2009 12:00 AM Art for Art's Sake

Boren permanently moved to Nicaragua in 2002 but periodically returns to Wisconsin to spre Shepherd Express ,Books more

Sep 8, 2009 12:00 AM Books

Frequent Milwaukee stage bad guy Jeremy Welter plays the sociopathic Macheath in Off the Wall Theatre's production of the classic Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht musical 3Penny Opera. Welter is no stranger to villainous characters. In the recent ... more

Feb 22, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee