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Archive | May, 2005

Lindsay Severtson

by Julia Kolker, photo by *protected email* After Lindsay Severtson had her first child four and a half years ago, she went through a period of post partum depression. Severtson, an easygoing woman with a ready laugh, attributes her depression to isolation from other young families and lack of community support. “When you’re isolated as […]

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Oumar Sangna – SINDOOLA – CD Release Party

Oumar Sagna, a native of Senegal, founded SINDOOLAA drumming and dance ensemble in Milwaukee in 2001. Join him to celebrate the release of his new CD, Sindoolaa, and enjoy an evening of live drummers and dancers from Senegal, and a DJ featuring music from all Africa. Experience the sounds and rhythms of West Africa, the […]

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Hail, hail, rock and roll

article and photo by Jeremy Berg The flyer for the show I went to over a year ago claimed Elatia were “heavy metal bluegrass,” and I went into the Bremen Cafe expecting to hear a banjo get the beating of its life, or maybe some goofy Black Sabbath covers. Instead, I found two acoustic guitars […]

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Gorilla Promotions Hosts Malcolm X Tribute

May 19 — 6 pm A Malcolm X Tribute hosted by Gorilla Promotions will celebrate his birthday with a video of a Malcolm X interview, a review of his life and open discussion. Open mic for spoken word poets and performers. Thursday, May 19, 6PM at Club Timbuktu. Gorilla Promotions has recently moved to the […]

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Amanda’s Circus

by Judith Ann Moriarty Amanda Tollefson was born on April Fool’s Day. Considering her playful personality, it seems like a fortuitous date for this 24-year-old. A glance around her 400-square-foot studio in Bay View’s Lakeside Building, confirms she’s clearly nobody’s fool.Look around. Books abound. Philosophy, psychoanalysis, poems by Plath. Gray’s Anatomy. P. T. Barnum. Paul […]

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