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Country journeyman Kinky Friedman delivered a night of bawdy laughs and pervasive sadness at his return to Shank Hall. more

May 4, 2017 1:46 PM Concert Reviews

Chicha was a genre that developed in 1960s Latin America as native musicians overheard the distant sounds of rock and got their hands on fuzz boxes and distortion devices. Money Chicha are contemporary revivalists, exploring the exotic timb... more

Aug 9, 2016 3:34 PM Album Reviews

Art Kumbalek talks about the Presidential race. more

Apr 12, 2016 2:47 PM Art for Art's Sake

When Wendy Davis proclaimed that she is “pro-life”—a description long since appropriated by conservatives opposed to abortion rights—the right-wing media more

Nov 10, 2013 5:08 PM News Features

Like all such monuments that former presidents construct to edify the public, the George W. Bush Presidential Center—opened with great ceremony in Texas last week—is mounted from its subject's point of view. more

May 3, 2013 3:41 PM News Features

Current film descriptions. more

Jan 18, 2013 12:00 AM Film Clips

Wisconsin may be America’s cheese capitol, but when it comes to at least one kind of cheese, the South has our state beat. Pimento cheese is popular throughout Southern states, readily available not only in grocery stores more

Dec 18, 2012 2:00 PM Dining Preview 1 Comments

Just as the Brewers blazed into the thick of the playoff race, Frank was off on another trip—and out of touch completely after a quick review of the Packers-Bears game. But a few days earlier another football topic got a wide-ranging discus... more

Sep 18, 2012 1:15 PM More Sports

It's not entirely clear what the annual South By Southwest music festival accomplishes anymore. Once an industry shindig where buzz bands played in hopes of landing a record deal, the four-day event (10 days, counting the film and interacti... more

Mar 21, 2012 12:00 AM Music Feature

One of the most surefire comedies of the past 30 years, Greater Tuna has become almost an industry. Greater Tuna and its several sequels have been staged so many times around the country that one might be forgiven for wondering whether the.... more

Feb 29, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard's Greater Tuna seems like an unlikely success story. There is very little that is novel or original about the play—essentially, it is a sketch comedy show featuring two guys in a variety of roles in ... more

Feb 21, 2012 12:00 AM Theater 1 Comments

Bob Uecker is undergoing a second surgery today to repair a tear at the site of the valve replacement he had midway through last baseball season.The surgery will have Uecker down for at least another eight weeks but he says he'll be ready for Spr.. more

Oct 19, 2010 6:07 PM More Sports

A modern interpretation of Puccini’s La Boheme, Billy Aronson and Jonathan Larson’s 1993 musical Rent is one of the decade’s defining theatrical works, a very contemporary exploration of the life of young, urban countercult,Today in Milw more

Nov 29, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

In Airdrie, Alberta, in January, police officers responded to a report from Ralp The Tennessean ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird more

Mar 25, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE

Commenting on the Elliott Spitzer scandal for CNN, former U.S. Attorney (and current political analyst) Kendall Coffey noted "This is not survivable unless the U.S. attorney gets up and says tomorrow they're not going to bring criminal charges, an.. more

Mar 17, 2008 4:00 AM Around MKE

Although he has seen much of his relevance dwindle since his heyday in the late ’90 Eat Me, Drink Me ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 7, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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