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The Iberian Spanish Dancers offer their audiences something unique and, frankly, hot — a welcome word in the land of nine-month winters.

Since their start in 1958, the group has featured Hispanic dance from countries such as Portugal, Chile and Mexico. Puerto Rican dance has a strong African influence, which is somewhat limiting for a few members who are “a little too old to do some of the moves,” claimed Brian Dettmering, a member since 1989.

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giovanni singleton

giovanni singleton received a MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics from The New College of California. She is a recipient of a New Langton Bay Area Award Show for Literature and has been a fellow at Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Cave Canem: A Workshop for African-American Poets, and the Hurston/Wright Writers Week.

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The Story of Tyler Rintas and His Providers

Tyler Rintas tells one of my favorite types of tales — wild, chaotic, kinky, and truly stranger than fiction. A year ago Rintas, a UWM-Milwaukee film school graduate, decided to investigate the mysterious world of escort services. His curiosity formed the seed of an idea that after many changes lead to his final project — a comic book and multimedia endeavor called Providers Under the Influence.