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Archive | December, 2007

Transformers and capacitors mold the pedal power into fluid electrons to amplify the music.

Sing the Bicycle Electric

What if your bicycle, that ultimate green form of transportation, could generate electricity? The thought that has crossed all our minds at one time or another was actually put into practice by Dan Aukofer and his co-conspirators, Dan O’Brien and Chuck Smith. With eight bicycles to start, they generated electricity for the lights as well […]

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photo by Paul Kjelland

Sylvie Horvath

Perhaps Sylvie Horvath’s dark eyes glisten the way they do because she has surrounded herself with beauty. Horvath is a collector of contemporary art by local Milwaukee artists, as well as an importer of Kashmiri and Indian rugs, pashmina shawls, brass sculpture, papier maché decorative objects, jewelry and wall hangings.

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