‘Tis the Season for Buying Local

by Belle Bergner “A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.” –Edward O. Wilson, Harvard Biologist ‘Tis the Season, friends… to spend money. And if you […]

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Wrestling With César Vallejo: National Book Award Recipient Clayton Eshleman Visits Woodland Pattern

by Mary Vuk Clayton Eshleman, National Book Award winner and Guggenheim fellow, will read from his new translation of Peruvian poet César Vallejo at Woodland Pattern on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7 pm. His translation, The Complete Poems, will be released by the University of California Press in January 2007. On Sunday, Dec. 10, at […]

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Harambee Connection

Stories and photo by Charlesetta Thompson African American Holiday Traditions Black people all over the world are festive, so why not in Milwaukee’s Harambee community? Watch Night Most churches in African American communities celebrate New Year’s Eve with a “Watch Night” service that usually begins at 9 or 10 pm, with singing, praying and testimony […]

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