The sax-addled Milwaukee avant-garde trio, Evacuate The Earth, dial up the intensity on their new, self-titled album. The group hosts a listening party for their record on Saturday, June 3, at Puddler’s Hall. Read more

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The Wave In a remote Norwegian town, the monitors at the seismic early warning station are registering strangely. Everyone is nonchalant except Kristian, an engineer who actually re,Home Movies / Out On Digital Read more

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The Lethal Violence Protective Orders bill authored by state Sen. Nikiya Harris Dodd (D-Milwaukee) and state Rep. Mandela Barnes (D-Milwaukee) would allow a friend or family member who’s witnessed someone threaten to harm themselves or othe... Read more

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Boris and Doris attended a number of events in Milwaukee, including a fundraiser for Wisconsin Anti-Violence Educational Fund (WAVE), Mastantuono & Coffee SC’s 14th annual cocktail fundraiser Lawyers for Boys and Girls (L4B&G) benefitting ... Read more

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In Influenced, we talk to Milwaukee musicians about the artists that shaped and inspired them, both as performers and listeners. Molly Rosenblum is one third of Dogs in Ecstasy, a noisy synth punk,Music Feature Read more

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Of Milwaukee’s many venues, the Circle-A Café often gets somewhat overlooked, probably because, in all honesty, it’s not much of a venue at all. Tucked away on an odd Riverwest intersection, the neighborhood watering hole has Read more

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Jeri Bonavia, founder of the Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort (WAVE), wasn’t sure why she, along with 14 others, was selected to meet with Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss gun violence Read more

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One of the key bands to emerge from New York’s fertile, boundary-pushing No Wave scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, Swans’ original incarnation, founded by singer-guitarist Michael Gira... Read more

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Fascinating that Gov. Scott Walker would promise to sign any concealed carry bill that comes to his desk. Because that seems to be precisely what Wisconsin voters do not want. According to a new poll commissioned by the Wisco.. Read more

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 Theatre group Andre Lee Ellis and Company closes out its 17th season next week with a tribute to the ancestral legacy of African American folk heroes. The cast of characters for Quiet As It’s Kept read like a who’s who of classic American folk .. Read more


Stephen King’s particular genius is to bring horror out of its Gothic clime and into the banal, everyday setting of contemporary America. Dolan’s Cadillac, based on a King short story, is a dark tale of crime and punishment, obsession and vengea.. Read more

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The Reckless Hearts is the latest band from most of the guys who once made up The Danger, a group that after punky beginnings in Kenosha established themselves as the youngest of Milwaukee’s glam-rock revivalists. The name is new but the so... Read more

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Most would agree that surgery, auto repair and law enforcement are best left to professionals. Some might choose to add sports to this list, and for those who prefer to watch rather than do, Milwaukee serves up pro... Read more


I’m the NRA and I vote,”read the campaign buttons. But on Nov. 4 What’s your take? Write: or comment on this story online at www.ex ,News Features Read more

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Tensions have been high between the Brewers and Cardinals for 2 seasons now and I think most of us can't really understand why. The Cards really aren't our biggest rival and until this year, the Cards really haven't had anything to fear from us.Th.. Read more

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That title says it all. We've gained tremendous ground in the past few weeks. National League Wild Card Standings Read more

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Everything inmoderation. The way we eat, drink, and even consume sports.It’s Maxim ,Jim Cryns on Sports (Online Exclusive) Read more

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Did the manufactured controversy over Ludacris' booking last year at Summerfest make event organizers more reluctant to book rap acts this year? Pick up a copy of the Summerfest guide in this week's Shepherd and judge for yourself. You can count t.. Read more

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