Everything But Natalie Merchant

Alas, Merchant cancelled her Pabst concert, but lots of other shows on tap this week.

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Everything But Natalie Merchant

Alas, Merchant cancelled her Pabst concert, but lots of other shows on tap this week.

The Grand Seduction Is a Warm Comedy

Maybe too warm. But it could draw tourists to Newfoundland.

The Purge – Anarchy is Pretty Strong Sequel

Once again the future looks violent, bloody and darn suspenseful.

Questions for AhVantSoul

Leader Jon Pierre Gee has played with James Brown, Al Green, Bob Marley and many others. His band plays tonight at Jazz in the Park.

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Arthur Lee and Shuggie Otis

Two artists who combined R&B with psychedelia, with unforgettable results.

“Here I Am (Come and Take Me)”

Classic Al Green song exemplified Hi Records sound, and UB40 cover of it added reggae touch.

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The Greatest Cartoon Editor Living Today

Two great books from New Yorker cartoonists Bob Mankoff and Roz Chast offer life lessons with the laughs.

Stories of the Old West

Larry McMurtry’s The Last Kind Words Saloon offers a wonderful summation of his writings on frontier life.

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Traveling Beer Garden Hits Downtown

Red Arrow Park trades Starbucks for Sprecher

South Shore Frolics Parade

The politicians were glad handing and the candy was flowing at the 65th annual celebration.

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The Whimsical Journey of Marina Lee

Artist who created Snails Crossing loves working with neighborhoods and neighbors.

Why Mary Nohl Home Must Be Moved

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel picks up on the controversy, but the story and its handling is rather bizarre.

How James Steeno Created His Own Gallery

The watercolor artist displays at art fairs but also has a gallery on Vliet Street.

Why the Mary Nohl Home Must Be Moved

At a fascinating forum, Ruth Kohler blasted Fox Point, explaining why the home and yard of artist Nohl will be moved to Sheboygan.

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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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How to Make a Home-Made Brew

Our fearless correspondent sets out to create a Viking style ale. Will he succeed?

New Doughnut Shop, New Pita Pit Opening

Not to mention a Himalayan-styled restaurant and new frozen custard tour.

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The Honeymoon Isn’t Over

Prepare to laugh. Pink Banana returns with with its festival of one-act plays.

Man of Many Bands

Ever-busy Conor Oberst, the Safes and the Monkees come to town.

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The Whimsical Journey of Marina Lee

Artist who created Snails Crossing loves working with neighborhoods and neighbors.

How James Steeno Created His Own Gallery

The watercolor artist displays at art fairs but also has a gallery on Vliet Street.

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