By Brian Kalish Let me just start out by saying that I’ve tried to give Shakespearean theater a fair shake. Really, I have. I’ve seen a handful of plays at American Players Theater in Spring Green and actually enjoyed some of them; A Comedy of Errors and As You Like It come to mind. However, […]
Archive | September, 2004
by Julia Kolker / photos by Tess Reiss On a sunny July morning, a group of seniors with physical disabilities draw on a sidewalk outside the old St. Mary’s school in Bay View. Wielding bright, egg-shaped chalks, they let their imagination loose. One man draws bugs. Another, leaning forward in his wheelchair, sketches an elaborate […]
by Linda Corbin-Pardee Each year on the first weekend in October, the Riverwest Artists Association (RAA) organizes ArtWalk, an event that introduces people to tons of artists, art spaces, artwork, and art activities. Whether you live in Riverwest and want to see what’s new this year or are new to the neighborhood and want to […]
by Yolanda D. White If spoken word poetry and hip-hop music were to make passionate love, their offspring would be Milwaukee’s own Black Elephant. If you’ve heard their second album, you’ll understand the analogy. If you haven’t — you should…..
by Jeremy Berg There aren’t many bands that can offer excellent pop rock yet still embrace the quirkiness needed to name songs after quotes from John Waters movies. One of these few comes from Wisconsin….