Spoon Brings Un-Fussy Rock to Riverside Theater

The Austin natives take their summer album to a cooling Midwest, Club Garibaldi prepares to host a Brooklyn gem.

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The Drop – Gandolfini’s Last Bow

The neo noir drama leaves viewers wanting more plot, and nuanced characters.

Swardson Brings Laughter and Peace to the Middle West

Far from Hollywood, the comedian delivers a set worthy of his Midwestern roots.

Capitol Steps Fever Hits the Pabst Theater

The comedy troupe, including former D.C. staffers, skewers farcical Washington.

Spoon Brings Un-Fussy Rock to Riverside Theater

The Austin natives take their summer album to a cooling Midwest, Club Garibaldi prepares to host a Brooklyn gem.

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“River Deep, Mountain High”

This epic song was a failure for producer Phil Spector, and sent his career into a tailspin.

“The Windows Of The World”

Dionne Warwick’s memorable version of the Bacharach and David song is the perfect theme song for a troubled world.

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“The Magic Will Not End”

The final part of Lev Grossman’s epic trilogy is worth your attention, even if you missed the first two.

In Old San Francisco

Frog Music offers a murder mystery -- and a gritty historical narrative -- set in Frisco in 1876.

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Alverno Presents Global Union 2014

A day of music from Argentina, China, Appalachia, Trinidad and Sierra Leone in picturesque Humboldt Park.

2014 Bay View Bash

This weekend, the Bay View Bash closed out Milwaukee's festival season. Our photos capture the fun.

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Marsha Norman on “The Color Purple”

While not involved in The Rep’s production of the “The Color Purple," she fashioned the dramatic spine the company is exploring.

Mystery of the Mundane 

A new exhibit at Cardinal Stritch questions if there is something mysterious in everyday life.

Fall Music Season Offers Rare, Enchanting Works

The Fine Arts Quartet will deliver a recent adaptation of Haydn’s Seven Last Words.

Maxine Hupy Dances Toward the Top

A dance obsession leads to collaborations with music superstars.

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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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Three New Dining Choices for Walker’s Point

Two new restaurants and a new food truck opening.

Another Look at Prodigal Gastropub

The restaurant’s food is creative, but uneven, another critic finds.

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The Glass Menagerie Is No Antique

In Tandem prepares to stage a fresh interpretation of the Tennessee Williams classic.

Capitol Steps Fever Hits the Pabst Theater

The comedy troupe, including former D.C. staffers, skewers farcical Washington.

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Maxine Hupy Dances Toward the Top

A dance obsession leads to collaborations with music superstars.

The Curious Journey of Midwest Beat

Formed in Madison, now based in Milwaukee, the band specializes in what its members have dubbed “Angry Bubblegum” music.

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