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The Christkindlmarket is back at Fiserv Forum for the second consecutive year, and Green, Testa Rosa, the Transfer House Band and more will perform this week in Milwaukee. Read more

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Milwaukee music staples Mark Waldoch and Testa Rosa have lined up something special for their latest holiday bill. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

From politically charged experimental hip-hop to free-spirited rock ’n’ roll, here are the 2015 Milwaukee albums you need to hear. Read more

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Testa Rosa took their time getting around to their third album, Testa Rosa III, but once the songs came, they came fast. Read more

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Of all the great songwriters of the last half century, Patti Smith is one of the most unknowable. That’s not because Smith is particularly private or her work is evasive or Read more

Music Feature

Earlier this summer brothers Scott and Brian Wooldridge passed the cup around on Kickstarter to raise money for two projects at once: their seventh album as the Wooldridge Brothers, and a mostly acoustic debut solo album for Scott. They succeeded,.. Read more

On Music

For rock songwriters, middle age is the topic less taken. Great novelists have long made the subject their own, but rock still perceives itself as a young person’s game—even if many of the bestselling touring acts haven’t seen the sunny sid... Read more

Local Music

I’m seeing three musicals the weekend after next. THREE. And although this is quite a few to be opening on the same week, there are always more shows opening-up just a bit further out. The same weekend that Sunset’s Drowsy Chaperone, Off The.. Read more


Windfall Theatre is looking to cast for a dinner party. The party in question is called Omnium Gatherum. It was written several years ago by Theresa Rebeck and Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros. The premise is simple: a hostess/domestic tycoon in the.. Read more


The upstart Milwaukee pop-punk/bubblegum hardcore group Monday Revival have posted their first demo release to their Bandcamp page, Pop Punk Takeover, nine minutes of happy punk that sounds like it was recorded on a cell phone but should nonethele.. Read more

On Music

A man out of time, Canada’s Rick Miller has composed, produced, performed and recorded since the early ’80s. But his fourth solo CD, Falling Through Rainbows, confirms that his real musical influences come from the ’70s. Featuring a fuzz Read more

Album Reviews

The Wildbirds, an Appleton ensemble that spun dirty blues into tidy, rootsy pop songs, was one of the area’s most commercially promising bands, but the group’s time together was cut short by an abrupt break-up after a tour behind the group&... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Death Cab For Cutie’s 1998 studio debut, Something About Airplanes, reissued last fall for its 10th anniversary, introduced yet another charming little Pacific Northwest infinitely indebted to Built to Spill’s wobbly, heartsick guitar-pop. ... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

In perhaps her most familiar role before winning an Oscar for The Queen, Helen Mirren played the determined police inspector of “Prime Suspect.” In the British mini-series “Painted Lady” (out now on DVD), she is a determined woman working with an.. Read more

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 From ESPN.comMILWAUKEE -- Dominic James' career at Marquette is over after the senior guard broke a bone in his foot in Wednesday night's 93-82 loss to No. 2 Connecticut.James, one of three star guards for the Golden Eagles (No. 10 ESPN/USA To.. Read more

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President Obama has promised that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would be completely transparent. Thanks to the Web site, anyone can monitor how the $787 stimulus package will be distributed. Check in often. Sen. Russ.. Read more

Happening Now

So President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law today. No matter your opinion of the details of the $789 billion stimulus package, I think we can all agree that the corporate media’s coverage of it was downrigh.. Read more

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