The Shepherd Express’ Saving Our Democracy column for the period Aug. 17-23, 2017, including several activities in the Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

The thought of a large group of people getting together in a major downtown theatre venue to sing along with Grease is a bit disturbing to me. I’m not even sure why. Prior to things getting complicated, tonight and tomorrow night, The Skylight .. Read more


To put it delicately, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards (WAMIs) have squandered much of their cache over the past decade, as the annual awards ignored the region's young talent in favor of celebrating the music scene's old guard. That WAMI .. Read more

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