Stop Making Sense

In matters of entertainmentwe tend to prefer familiar favorites. And not without reason. To squanderprecious leisure time on a dud is a fate worse than work – at least then wecould have enjoyed the satisfaction of productivity.One of t.. 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 .. more

On Music

With “Once in a Lifetime” opening Ride Rise Roar, the latest David Byrne concert film, you can't help but think of Stop Making Sense. Like Jonathan Demme's striking 1984 tribute to the Talking Heads, filmmaker David Hillman Curtis wasn't simp.. more

I Hate Hollywood

It's something of a shame that local Celtic harpist Mary Ann Miller didn't make Legendary a DVD as well as a CD. To see her nimble fingers gliding and plucking across the strings could make the 16 tracks presented here even more mesmerizing... more

Album Reviews

Breaking out of the hip-hop-inspired “beat” scene of Los Angeles several years ago, The Glitch Mob distinguished themselves in electronic circles through their collaborative live shows, where the group’s four members manipulated sound on more

Today in Milwaukee

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... 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 more


Pere Marquette Park’s Wednesday night River Rhythms concert series continues tonight with a performance from Oumar Sagna and the Sindoolaa African Music Band, an ensemble whose musicians and dancers span Senegal and Milwaukee. Their uplifti... more

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