Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel star as an aging composer-conductor and filmmaker in Youth. The English-language film by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino suffers from artiness for its own sake. The best moments are spent between Caine and ... more

Jan 12, 2016 3:55 PM Film Reviews


For at least tworeasons, the Press Pass is a heavy psychological weight. First, because thissanctified lanyard gives me carte blanche to attend any and even all the filmsof the Milwaukee Film Festival if I’m so inclined (and were itspat.. more

Sep 29, 2015 2:55 AM Around MKE

At some point in the ’90s, there were artists aggressively trying to figure out what the final lessons of the ’80s might have been. Perhaps one of the most compelling looks at this was Bret Easton Ellis’ brilliant psychological horror novel Am.. more

Aug 15, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

Don’t get Keegan DeWitt wrong. He genuinely loves “Thunder Clatter,” the song that’s brought his band Wild Cub so much attention. Everyone loves it. It’s an ecstatic, tropic cacophony about finding the right person exactly when you need ... more

Jun 25, 2014 1:05 AM Music Feature

Renaissance Theaterworks opens its season with Tanya Saracho's engrossing comedy Enfrascada. It's a contemporary story of friendship between four women set in and around Chicago... more

Oct 25, 2012 4:22 PM Theater

Just as the Brewers blazed into the thick of the playoff race, Frank was off on another trip—and out of touch completely after a quick review of the Packers-Bears game. But a few days earlier another football topic got a wide-ranging discus... more

Sep 18, 2012 1:15 PM More Sports

Milwaukee's ultra-right-wing Bradley Foundation just lost a very public battle. The multimillion-dollar nonprofit is one of the largest funders of the climate-change-denying Heartland Institute, which gave in to public pressure (and public ... more

May 9, 2012 12:00 AM Expresso 1 Comments

When architect David Kahler designed the building bearing his name, the year was 1975, and the four levels in the Milwaukee Art Museum were home to more than 40 collection galleries. Back then I worked as a volunteer in a gallery devoted... more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Visual Arts

Made in Milwaukee celebrates its 10th event showcasing the city’s treasures with its biggest gathering yet, a free daylong festival in Cathedral Square Park that begins with the East Town Farmers’ Market in the morning and ends with an 8:30 more

Sep 4, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s popular Irish Fest features 16 stages of music and entertainment, with a full lineup of Celtic musicians both traditional and anything but, and performances from acts like the Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Reilly, Gaelic Storm more

Aug 21, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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

May 20, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

Spike Lee has been fighting World War II long before the release of his latest film, Miracle at St. Anna. His campaign began with a salvo at Clint Eastwood for excluding black faces from Flags of Our Fathers and perpetuating the assumption that b.. more

Sep 27, 2008 4:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

You’ve got to hand it to Charlie Chaplin. Although he clung tightly to his loveable Monsieur Verdoux ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 19, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Whencelebrated playwright Eugene O’Neill wrote the humorous Ah, Wilderness! in the Ah, Wilderness! ,Theater more

Jun 11, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

Each year Express Yourself Milwaukee, Inc. presents a grand performance that represents the culmination of a year’s worth of multi-disciplined arts study, creation, and practice by the participants of five Milwaukee agencies and schools ser... more

May 11, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Last night the Badger men's hockey team did everything they could to silence all the naysayers that said they didn't deserve to be included in the 16-team NCAA championship tournament when the beat the University of Denver 6-2. I actually had to D.. more

Mar 30, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

Last week, Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch (R-West Salem) and the chair of the Natural Res The Great Lakes Water Wars, ,News Features more

Feb 20, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

I’m Art Kumbalek and man ohmanischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I was Swiss Movement ,Art for Art's Sake more

Feb 13, 2008 12:00 AM Art for Art's Sake


Jan 17, 2008 12:00 AM News Features

Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. In just a few quick years, New Jersey’s Streetlight Man Shepherd Express ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Jan 2, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee 2 Comments