Summerfest can be unkind to indie bands, as the nuances associated with the genre are often swallowed up by cavernous stages and unforgiving sound systems (as well as audiences). At first glance, The Walkmen did not seem like a good fit... more

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The Walkmen's distinctly bittersweet take on turn-of-the-century New York guitar rock is at turns blissful and brutal, a dynamic best documented on the 2004... more

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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

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Summerfest headliners are coming fast and furious now. Today the festival announced another 21 side-stage performers, including a couple of acclaimed indie-rock acts (The Walkmen and tUnE-yArDs), reggae legends Jimmy Cliff and Ziggy Marley, vetera.. more

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Acknowledging the strong ties between classicalmusic and literature, the Wisconsin Conser Sense and Sensibility ,Classical Music/Dance more

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The Haggerty Museum of Art opens its new exhibit, "Current Tendencies: Ten Artists from Wisconsin," tonight with a reception that runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The museum provides separate gallery spaces for each of these 10 artists, who repre... more

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I've lavished some almost recklessly lavish praise on Okkervil River over the years, but I still stand by it all. After releasing two of the defining albums of my college years, the vibrant Don't Fall in Love with Everyone You See and the lovely D.. more

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UWM Union Theatre’s Latin American Film Festival continues tonight with a free 7 p. Cochochi ,Today in Milwaukee more

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Milwaukee native Michael Nehs is coming home to make a movie. The president of Chicago's Frontsight Productions is filming his next picture, Blue World, in his hometown. The cameras are set to begin rolling in May.Blue World is based on the 19.. more

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