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Belts were tight across the board in 2013, a year marked by austerity and sequestration, but that’s all the more reason to splurge a bit this New Year’s Eve. As usual, Milwaukee welcomes the new year with an more

Dec 23, 2013 9:21 PM Music Feature

Ben Folds has kept busy since he disbanded his piano-rock trio Ben Folds Five shortly after the release of its bold final album, 1999's The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner. He's recorded plenty of solo albums... more

Jun 28, 2012 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Three more finds from the endless piles of $1 CDs at Half Price Books on 8514 W. Brown Deer Rd:The Soup Roses – Hotwired (1992)Early ’90s alt-rockers weren’t much interested in dancing, at least not in America. But things were different in the .. more

Feb 16, 2009 5:00 AM Around MKE

In advance of Gov. Jim Doyle’s budget announcement next Tuesday, we’re asking local leaders what they want to see in it. The Coalition for Safe Roads says: allow residents to earn a driving certificate if they don’t qualify for a state drive.. more

Feb 13, 2009 5:00 AM Daily Dose

Exciting news from the Miramar Theatre camp: William Stace, manager of the Miramar, announced today that he'll begin booking shows at the Modjeska Theatre, on 1134 W. Historic Mitchell St. The first will be a comedic celebration of Polish culture .. more

Aug 27, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

In a bid for post-rap-rock relevance, LinkinParkdownplayed the role of rapper Mike Shinoda on their most recent album. A yearlater, however, Denverupstarts Flobots stormed modern-rock radio playlists by doing just theopposite, delivering “Handleb... more

Jun 27, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee