“I’m Not Thinking At All About Suicide”

Comedian Maria Bamford is slaying audiences with painfully honest jokes. She performs Wednesday night at Turner Hall.

Have a Party, Take Your Clothes Off

Rio Turbo really likes to rile up the audience. The party reconvenes Saturday night at Linneman’s.

Getting High on Brit Floyd

No they’re not quite Pink Floyd, but they still left me somewhere on the dark side of the moon.

TV on the Radio Lives Up to Hype

Sell-out crowd at Pabst gets to hear a great mix of its old and new songs.

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Club Garibaldi’s Very Italian Roots

It's a bar, restaurant, music club and a place that still serves as an Italian Mutual Aid Society.

The Nomad Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Owner Mike Eitel opened it in 1995, assuming he'd fail and go back to pursue his Ph.D. Bad prediction.

RC’s Rock of Gibraltar

The first place opened by tavern titan R.C. Schmidt offers cheap drinks and tattered charm in a magnificently overbuilt steel structure.

Palm Tavern’s Incredible Drink Selection

Dive-bar exterior obscures remarkable selection of micro-beers and countless liquors you may never have tried.

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“I Scare Myself”

A slightly paranoid classic from Dan Hicks, whose deadpan style can be funny or serious as hell.

“My Boy Lollipop”

14-year-old Millie Small brought Jamaican rhythms to America in 1964 with this infectious hit.

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O’Brien’s Pairs Perfectly With Brewers

The bar on 50th and Vliet offers free shuttle bus to games, along with Happy Hour deals.

Fink’s Brings the High Life

High quality micro-brews and spirits are half-off for two hours every weekday.

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A Giselle For The Ages

Milwaukee Ballet resets the work in a Jewish town during WWII and the results are stunning.

The Sheer Dazzle of Glass

Robin Jebavy’s large, still life paintings are showy, but how much is below the surface?

Bach Masterwork Played Big in Brookfield

Bel Canto and supporting players take on Bach’s huge St. Matthew Passion for an appreciative crowd.

Bel Canto’s Most Ambitious Concert?

Joined by Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra, the Bel Canto takes on Bach's mighty "St. Matthew Passion," last performed in the 1940s.

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Kil@wat, the Brightest Restaurant in Town?

A fine place on a sunny day for breakfast or lunch, or later fare as the street lights of Downtown come up.

Rice N Roll Opens on N. Farwell Ave.

The small, simply designed place has some 150 offerings on its menu, including a number of Sushi items.

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“I’m Not Thinking At All About Suicide”

Comedian Maria Bamford is slaying audiences with painfully honest jokes. She performs Wednesday night at Turner Hall.

Have a Party, Take Your Clothes Off

Rio Turbo really likes to rile up the audience. The party reconvenes Saturday night at Linneman’s.

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Bernard Perley Mixes Anthropology and Art

UWM professor is a Native American who brings a unique perspective to his art.

The Rise of Guitarist Brock Betz

The Racine guitar wizard is winning acclaim from heavy metal fans and performers.

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