Tony Kushner

Steven Spielberg’s historical legacy leaves something to be desired; even his finest films seem too reticent, somewhat lacking the ultimate sense of aesthetic cohesion that completely satisfies. more

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UWM Visiting Writer Series presents Dan Kois, a native of Whitefish Bay and a writer and editor for Slate, at UW-Milwaukee (Curtin Hall, Room 175) on March 15. more


The Civil War marked one of the sharpest turning points in America’s story, and none of its leading figures looms higher in memory than Abraham Lincoln. Curiously, that familiar face from the $5 bill has seldom been seen in more

Film Reviews

Meryl Streep is an actress of astonishing range, fully inhabiting characters in films as different as Sophie’s Choice and Mama Mia. In Theater of War, a documentary on the 2006 New York production of Mother Courage and Her Children, we watch as .. more

I Hate Hollywood

Ilija’sPlace (3701 E. Squire Ave.) is a former corner bar on a side street inCudahy. It’s worth looking for. Inside is a friendly ethnic sensoryoverload with walls covered in icons, geomet,Dining Out more

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