by Sonya Jongsma Knauss It’s not often you find a band with two centuries-worth of experience, but the Desperate Measures String Band is just that experienced. Not to mention the fact that its members could treat your child’s illness, manage your portfolio, suspend your child from elementary school, file a lawsuit for you, or do […]
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Live hip hop in the Midwest takes on a whole new meaning where the Taste Emcees are concerned.
by Tanya Cromartie-Twaddle For real! Say the words Hip Hop and most of us are struck with negative images. Guns and thugs…gyrating, half-naked females…forty ouncers and drugs…black youth acting the fool in the streets. Our media is saturated with and perpetuates these images. How could we think any other way?
Primed to illuminate local screens with an international array of the best new LGBT film and video work, the 2002 Milwaukee Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Film/ Video Festival is set for October 3-6 and October 10-13. The opening night film, The Cockettes, a documentary on the legendary Gay Hippie Drag Troupe, starts the festival in […]
by Abigail M. Wolfe Dan Leonhardt has a definite attraction to working out artistic ideas in a material-based way. His work expresses many parts of the sculpture spectrum, from very solid and imposing pieces all the way to delicate and graceful expressions. The concepts of stability and balance seem to permeate Dan’s works. We caught […]