When The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill began investigating civilian deaths in an off-the-books U.S. night raid in Afghanistan, the thread of clues led to a startling conclusion. A secretive military force reporting directly to the White House, th... more

Dec 1, 2013 6:49 PM Home Movies

What’s more degrading: the objectification of beauty pageants or confinement to the housewife role? The question confronts the women of this documentary, split between Miss India contestant classes and a Hindu nationalist girls camp. The be... more

Aug 22, 2013 1:48 AM Home Movies

Cecelia Condit is a professor of film and media at UW-Milwaukee who sees her artistic practice akin to being a storyteller. The pieces in her exhibition at the Madison Museum of... more

Jul 16, 2012 12:00 AM Visual Arts

Milwaukee remains supportive of the heavy-metal arts, as evidenced by a packed Eagles Ballroom on Sunday night. A sea of metalheads of all stripes threw up the horns and cheered loudly throughout the evening for a Gigantour tour stop... more

Feb 13, 2012 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 3 Comments

With a children's theatre program the size of First Stage in town, it can be difficult not to overlook the efforts of less prominent groups. For over 20 years, the African American Children's Theatre has been providing after-school theatre train.. more

Jul 19, 2010 11:54 PM Theater

With her faintly new-agey talk of spirituality, peace and positive thinking, Marianne Williamson isn’t all that different from other self-help authors, but with the help of an endorsement of king-maker Oprah Winfrey, who personally bought a... more

Feb 23, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

  The minor-key sound of the Middle East was long embedded in the Balkans and carried Splitsville ,CD Reviews more

Sep 9, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews

The setting of Russell Banks’ latest thriller, pre-World War II Europe, suggests a t Da Vinci Code ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 11, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? And so another h Shepherd Express ,Art for Art's Sake more

Jan 2, 2008 12:00 AM Art for Art's Sake 4 Comments

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Dec 17, 2007 12:00 AM z Archive

“It was shocking to see that kind of a change so quickly,”Beans & Barley Abominations ,Cover Story more

Nov 28, 2007 12:00 AM Around MKE