Tenement Is a Tale of Two Cities

The band’s three members are based in Milwaukee and Appleton. And its sound is weirdly eclectic.

Folk, Prog-Rock and New Age?

That’s the sound of The Soil & The Sun, known for “Are You” and coming to Turner Hall.

The Power of Pablove

Chicago’s Sons of the Silent Age headline a rocking benefit that features four bands and great guests

Baby It’s Cold Outside

Is this duet by Betty Carter & Ray Charles the best ever recorded?

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2014 Holiday Parade

The 88th annual downtown parade lit up a gloomy weekend, as our photos attest.

A Guided Tour of Gallery Night

Man-about-town Michael Horne captures and comments on the scene, with photos, of course.

Renaissance Production of Amelia Wins Hearts

Acclaimed production captures love affair tested by Civil War. Our photos capture the action.

5th Annual Oktoberfest

The beer and music flowed and there was a great turnout, all captured in our photos.

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“Bored In The USA”

Father John Misty’s just-released song is a puzzle and a delight.

“The Girl From Ipanema”

The perfect bossa nova by Stan Getz and company, it’s a blast of warmth in a freezing time.

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Five Great Books I Meant To Review

A farewell to my readers, with five must-read books of 2014.

Give the Gift of Reading

Whether you’re buying for friends or family, young or old, there’s a great book to buy for them.

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Milwaukee Rep’s Good People, set in South Boston, is a comic drama about that question.

Goode As It Gets

Top pianist Richard Goode makes a rare appearance in Milwaukee, playing a Mozart concerto with the MSO.

So Many Shows, So Little Time

Great art and great crowds, but I couldn’t help imagining what it would be like with a streetcar connecting all the galleries.

An Artist Who Speaks in Whispers

A lovely retrospective of the remarkable 45- year-­career of Milwaukee artist JoAnna Poehlmann.

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Going Drag in Milwaukee

A primer on the drag scene. And vote for your favorite drag queen!

How to Have a Green Morning

Four easy steps to “greening” your life before you even get dressed

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Amilinda Restaurant Opening Downtown

Formerly a pop-up restaurant at the National, it will now be permanently located at 315 E. Wisconsin Ave., with an expected opening in June.

Pizza Man Offers Far More Than Pie

It still offers good food, a wide-ranging menu and vast wine list, but now in a bigger, gorgeously-rehabbed space.

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

Milwaukee Rep’s Good People, set in South Boston, is a comic drama about that question.

Goode As It Gets

Top pianist Richard Goode makes a rare appearance in Milwaukee, playing a Mozart concerto with the MSO.

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Tenement Is a Tale of Two Cities

The band’s three members are based in Milwaukee and Appleton. And its sound is weirdly eclectic.

The Fantastic World of Eric Hancock

The Milwaukee illustrator creates playful fantasies that have been exhibited in New York, L.A., England and Germany

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