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Around Milwaukee, the first half of May is rich in offerings for lovers of film. Here are three noteworthy events:UWM’s studentorganized, internationally known and entirely free Milwaukee Underground FilmFestival (MUFF) takes place from April .. more

Apr 30, 2015 8:40 PM Around MKE


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The diversity of Milwaukee is well reflected by the diversity of its cinematic events. Of coursethere is the Milwaukee Film Festival. There is also the Milwaukee Independent Film Society’s Annual Short Film Festival, now in its sixteenth year. Wh.. more

Feb 26, 2015 4:38 PM Visual Arts 2 Comments

Spectacular images of the Berlin Wall being hammered into bits for souvenirs were seen across the world, but the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe resulted in many other memorable visuals. In Italy, some of the most more

Apr 22, 2013 5:33 PM Film Reviews

In White Elephant, Villa Virgen is an enormous cinderblock, scrap metal and packing board slum in Buenos Aires. Living there are 30,000 souls, squatters whose meager social services are provided by a young social worker more

Apr 9, 2013 11:57 PM Film Reviews

Frazzled, middle-aged Sandra is having a bad day. The freezer at the fast-food restaurant she manages wasn’t closed properly the night before, food has spoiled and, rumor has it, someone from franchise quality... more

Oct 22, 2012 10:32 PM Film Reviews

The protagonist, Karen, forces back tears as the city rolls by through the smudgy... more

Apr 10, 2012 12:00 AM Film Reviews

A good portion of my job involves receiving and processing press releases from local theatre companies. A couple of days ago, I received an interesting one for Off The Wall's upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage.A show that ha.. more

Feb 24, 2011 5:32 PM Theater

Milwaukee County is running out of options to reduce its ongoing budget deficits, according to a new report by the nonpartisan, nonprofit Public Policy Forum (PPF). In its preview of the county’s 2011 budget, PPF finds that the county is wa... more

Jul 14, 2010 12:00 AM Expresso 2 Comments

Had a great time at the Border Battle between the Timber Rattlers andthe Peoria Chiefs last night at Miller Park and took many pictures,which we'll get too more in depth later.Some quick thoughts:*Iwas super-impressed with the fielding and the .. more

Apr 26, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

Amid the backdrop of apartheid-ridden 1950s South African, two women, one of them trapped The World Unseen ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 12, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Perhaps the most poignant of all documentaries screening at this year’s LGBT Film/Vi Jerusalem Is Proud to Present ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 11, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Agape is Greek for unconditional love, a concept more associated with God than humanity. In South Africa, an orphanage called Agape tries to manifest unconditional love in its care for children. We Are Together, an HBO documentary out now on .. more

Sep 6, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

%uFFFD “Mostof the music venues in the city are 21-plus, so I never get to go toany of them,” Christensen laments. “Milwaukee is a drinking c,Cover Story more

Aug 27, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE

The UWM Union Theatre kicks of its week-long Latin American Film Series tonight with a fr XXY ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Filmmaker Karl Kels stops by the UWM Union Theatre tonight for a free, 7 p.m. screening o Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful ,Today in Milwaukee more

Apr 3, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Rest easy fellow Bourne Supremacy and Bourne Ultimatum lovers, according Variety star Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass have agreed to return for a fourth installment of the Bourne franchise, the greatest action film series of all time.This.. more

Feb 28, 2008 5:00 AM Film Reviews

Corpora Luminum: The Body in New French Experimental Cinema ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 12, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Ever wonder why Radiohead’s music is so downtrodden? Meeting People Is Easy, a 1998 Meeting People Is Easy ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 25, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee