Rocking Out at Alverno College?

The ever-productive Jon Mueller and his Death Blues ensemble celebrates life -- anywhere -- with a vengeance.

Chris Tucker Toasts the Taxman

Comedian’s Riverside show was a hoot, even if he’s making all that money for the IRS.

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.

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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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“Sail Away”

Randy Newman’s classic song would be perfect for the Super Bowl’s half-time show.

“Bored In The USA”

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

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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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130 Years of Love Songs

Prometheus Trio and guests offer a concert of love songs written between 1885 and today.

A Truly International Show

Fine Arts Quartet will perform with South African-based piano duo in a German work that hasn’t been performed -- anywhere -- in 200 years.

Three Great Chamber Concerts

First-class musicians performing in very intimate settings, all in the next 10 days.

The Kreutzer Sonata Is Elegant, Powerful

Renaissance staging imaginatively merges music and drama in captivating adaptation of Tolstoy story.

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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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130 Years of Love Songs

Prometheus Trio and guests offer a concert of love songs written between 1885 and today.

A Truly International Show

Fine Arts Quartet will perform with South African-based piano duo in a German work that hasn’t been performed -- anywhere -- in 200 years.

Read More...

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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