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Archive | October, 2004

Photography: Peter DiAntoni/Paul Druecke

Never say never and watch where you put your feet were pearls to grow up on. Traversing the stairs in an old auto body shop up onto coral-coloured floors your eyes take a moment to reflect. The sisters Anderson have an amazing ability at making art comfortable yet full of teeth in the Jody Monroe […]

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Call Me Lightning – The Trouble We’re In

review by Jeremy Berg Halfway through The Trouble We’re In, sandwiched between a freaky ghost story that ends in what might be a condemnation of the entire human race and one of the album’s few duds, “Hungry Lions” greets the listener with a stop/start intro that kicks into a mixture of brute force and complex, […]

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Snopek Plays Ball

by PP d’ CaCa The first time I became aware of Sigmund Snopek III was during the mid-70′s when he had a one-man band at the Summerfest comedy tent. He’d entertain the restless crowds waiting for the next comedian with such original tunes as “Waukesha Window” and always end his set with the Beatles’ “I […]

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Unclogging Our River

by Carrie Trousil, photo by Kara Sabado It’s an overcast September day, and despite the impending fog, Captain Cass and his deckhands are gearing up to cruise the river. He points to his vessel, grinning. “There she is,” he says. The boat sits high in the water, a contraption of conveyor belts, a small wheelhouse, […]

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Octoberfest Everywhere (Except in October)

by Jeremy Berg That’s right. Is it just me, or did anyone else notice that many an Octoberfest event or Octoberfest special brew actually showed up in Milwaukee … in September? Very odd, I thought. Well, here at Barhopper, we’re giving Octoberfest it’s due, damn it. How? By drinking in October, of course.

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