THROUGH NOVEMBER 13 UWM UNION ART GALLERY: “Crossing Over,” artwork by 2003 scholarship and fellowship recipients. NOVEMBER 6-16 MILWAUKEE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Films will be screened at the Oriental, Downer, Times and Union Theaters. Call 831-1776 or visit www.milwaukeefilmfest.org for film schedules. NOVEMBER 6-December 5 CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM: Jane and Donald Doud’s collection of […]
Archive | November 2003
by Sonya Jongsma Knauss Caramel baby, white momma, black daddy. White father, Latina mother, Asian child. Italian mom, German dad, Guatemalan toddler. The permutations are endless. The colors and variations are beautiful. Blood-related or not, they’re family.
by Tanya Cromartie-Twaddle The Language of Blood is a must-read for that soul on a search for identity or birthright, regardless of ethnicity. Whether trans-racially adopted or born into a long line of blood, the reader finishes the book with a better understanding of the pain of displacement and the internal battle to reclaim self […]
by Vince Bushell Ubiquitous “Fast Food” has moved us away from home cooking, regional dishes (ok, bratwurst, but have you had a Kielbasa recently?), and taste. The trade-off has given us consistent cheap meals that use sugar, salt, fat, and artificial flavoring to meet base level palate cravings. Chain food ties into international food conglomerates […]
by Ben Hitchcock-Cross Milwaukee’s slavish devotion to the automobile causes more problems than it solves. Everyone implicitly understands that an automobile is a nearly a necessity for living around Milwaukee. This supposed necessity is killing us both ecologically and sociologically; a solution might be bicycles. While the City has tried to increase the use of […]