Is Alejandro Escovedo the Ultimate Survivor?

A key rock innovator since the 1970s, he headlines a week that also features Jeff Bridges and the Abiders

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Sin City A Dame to Kill For is a Lurid Mess

Sequel to Sin City has its visual style and ultra-violence, but a far less coherent plot.

If I Stay Is Typical Teen Tragedy

But hey, the supporting performances are pretty good.

“Long Limbed Girl”

The second act of Nick Lowe’s career is producing great songs with adult themes.

Is Alejandro Escovedo the Ultimate Survivor?

A key rock innovator since the 1970s, he headlines a week that also features Jeff Bridges and the Abiders

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“Long Limbed Girl”

The second act of Nick Lowe’s career is producing great songs with adult themes.

Blues Brothers and Sisters

Sieger dives deeper into a dark pool of defeatists and discovers glory in their loserdom.

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Midnight on the Continent of Good and (Super) Evil

A new Spanish Civil War-era spy novel from Alan Furst transports readers to a simpler time…when no one can be trusted.

Lives of the Immigrants

Cristina Henriquez’s new novel offers poignant stories of newcomers and those who resent them.

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Red Headed Stranger No More

Willie Nelson & Family sell out two nights in a week that includes metal-influenced Spanish guitar (Rodrigo y Gabriela) and a 19-member collective (The Polyphonic Spree).

2014 Wisconsin State Fair

Our photos capture everything the fair has to offer, including pig races, cream puffs and plenty of people.

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How Laurie Winters Transformed a Museum

The impact and membership of the Museum of Wisconsin Art is growing ever greater.

Greenery Instead of Gizmos

A new photo exhibit in Riverwest challenges our obsession with technology and calls for a deeper bond with nature.

Iannone’s Own “Master Class”

Local talent reprises her acclaimed role as a diva in the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s celebrated production.

Danceworks Taps Global Tastes

Metal bottom shoes take audiences around the world in the latest performance by the Danceworks on Tap collective.

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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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Prodigal Gastropub Offers French Classics

The Walker's Point bistro offers an ever-changing menu and a warm atmosphere.

More Italian Food — And Beer?

Onesto opens in the Third Ward. And World of Beer opens its 58th American franchise in Tosa.

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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 Curious Journey of Midwest Beat

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

The Primal Art of Brian Hibbard

The Green Bay native is hoping to shake up the Milwaukee art scene.

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