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Milwaukee’s 18th Annual Festival of Films in French is a tribute to that cinema culture and its offshoots in the French-speaking world. The two-week event, held at UW-Milwaukee Union Theatre, is a setting for contemporary movies in many sty... more

Film Reviews

Reality TV is the opiate of the idiots in Reality, a dark Italian comedy featured in this year’s Italian Film Festival. Director Matteo Garrone focuses on Luciano (Aniello Arena), an amiable Neapolitan fishmonger addicted to a reality show ... more

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In the earliest years of film, before Hollywood even existed, Italy was at the top of the movie business... more

Film Reviews

The '80s were a special time when alternative music was really alternative. A quirky documentary of that often quirky era, They Came From Underground, excerpts band concerts and interviews from a Kansas City cable show called "Joy Farm" produce.. more

I Hate Hollywood

2010–11 Men’s Hockey Schedule   (Dates and times subject to change)DAY DATE OPPONENT All Times Central TV (Internet)ICE BREAKER TOURNAMENT (St. Louis)Friday Oct. 8 Boston University 8:30 p.m.Sunday Oct. 10 Notre Dame/Holy Cross 3 p.m... more

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The Circus Freakshow had it heyday long before Todd Browning’s 1932  cult hit film FREAKS. The appeal of seeing the utter enormity of human morphologyfrom the armless and legless to conjoined twins, dwarfs, giants, the surreally obese and so on .. more

Theater

It's been over a week since I've returned from outdoor theatre ins Spring Green, Wisconsin. The allergic congestion and subsequent inner ear infection have cleared from my head long enough to start speculating on the new Youngblood show . . .Ve.. more

Theater

Milwaukee’s post-rock septet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after last year’s majestic full-length, Birds, but a collaboration this year with Bon Iver blog-magnet Justin Vernon (,Tod... more

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* Ghostface gets his grown man on in "The Wizard of Poetry," the first official track from his R&B album. Let the debate over Auto-Tune reheat... starting... now! * An incomplete and overstuffed (but apparently more or less legit) tracklist for .. more

On Music

If this item in The Hill is to be believed, then Wisconsin Rep. David Obey is serious about keeping certain earmarks—so-called “monuments to me”—out of a spending bill. Reportedly, Obey, the chair of the appropriations committee, and Cali.. more

Daily Dose

We no longer have to hear BA tell folks during FSN broadcasts that Prince has never hit a Grand Slam. Also, Braun as 5 RBI and Prince said "Anything you can do, I can do better" and has 6 RBI, once again giving him the MLB lead with 62 RBI is 64.. more

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In 1970, British playwright Michael Frayn was watching a production of a farce he had written about a dinner party in which two actors played all the roles. He was watching from the wings. Realizing that the comedy was funnier from this per... more

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­­­Dinah Washington was one of the great blues and pop singers of the 1950s, with a big, sweet voice that inspired Aretha Franklin, but her records rarely captured her over-sized personality. Her best sessions were usually her jazz ones, where she.. more

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Congratulations Mat Gamel on your first major league start andsubsequent first ML homerun! I'll say it now - this kid is clutch! more

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Hat tip to UniWatch for the link, but <a href="http://www.twincities.com/sports/ci_12382062?source=rss">this article</a> from TwinCities.com talks about Favre's bicep tear and says that Minnesota has nothing to worry about. It reads as though the .. more

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Some ideas: Raise a little hell for peace. The monthly rush hour vigil for peace will be held on Friday, May 15, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the corner of Water Street and Wisconsin Avenue. It’s sponsored by the good folks at Peace Action.. more

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Thursday, March 19 Ben Folds w/ Jukebox the Ghost @ The Rave, 8 p.m. Withthe Ben Folds Five abortion bal,This Week in Milwaukee more

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Director John Boorman’s 1972 epic Deliverance starts with an all-male canoeing trip down a river soon to be flooded, but turns into a battle between city and country when one camper shoots a hillbilly with an arrow to stop his friend from b... more

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