Walker headlines Sykes' broadcast taping
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:06:00 CDT - WTMJ-AM 620's Charlie Sykes will lead a taping of "Charlie Sykes Insight" in front of a studio audience at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Brookfield's Sharon Lynne Wilson Center.
Indiana governor calls "April Fools!" on religious freedom law
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:29:00 CDT - A vocal minority of Indiana's Christian population demanded, and got, a so-called "religious freedom" law. Reality tells us that this very vocal minority of Christians in Indiana demanded the law because they wanted the freedom, as individuals, as churches, and as businesses, to discriminate against gays and lesbians.
Katrina rides a new wave of success back to Milwaukee
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:02:00 CDT - Katrina's one of those names in music that doesn't really require a surname. Just say it and people immediately begin singing "Walking on Sunshine." We talked to her as she gears up for her first U.S. solo tour in more than 25 years, which includes a stop at Shank Hall on Friday, April 3.
2015 is a critical year for Brewers
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:04:00 CDT - The Milwaukee Brewers are 72 hours away from starting the 2015 Major League Baseball season, and one could argue there hasn't been a bigger campaign in recent team history.
A history of the Rolling Stones' Milwaukee concerts
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:39:00 CDT - Rock and roll history geeks rejoice, here is a look at the Rolling Stones' previous Milwaukee performances.
Summerfest alters opening date to bring in the Stones
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:31:00 CDT - In what is surely among the biggest concert news - and perhaps the worst-kept secret - ever at Summerfest, the Big Gig will move its opening date up a day to host no less than the Rolling Stones at the Marcus Amphitheater on Tuesday, June 23.
Finding those lost in the Vietnam War
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:08:00 CDT - For the past few weeks, I've been trying to find the photos of Wisconsin service members who died in Vietnam. My UWM journalism students are too. Maybe you can help.
Gennett's chance is now to secure Brewers' second base job
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:01:00 CDT - For two years, Scooter Gennett has been preparing for this chance, this season. With former All-Star Rickie Weeks now gone, the young second baseman has a chance to secure his chance to be the club's "future" by performing in the present.
Addressing infant mortality in Milwaukee
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 11:26:00 CDT - When Tonda Thompson went to the hospital nine months pregnant, she expected to leave with her baby boy in a car seat. Instead she left without him, and she had to make funeral arrangements. Sadly in Milwaukee, according to a piece from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service's Raina J. Johnson, Thompson's story isn't uncommon.
Scale model allows curators to bring new Milwaukee Art Museum to life
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:02:00 CDT - How is the art museum choreographing its complicated renovation and expansion? Read on to find out.
Partly shot in Milwaukee, "Pilot Error" investigates the dangers of air travel
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:36:00 CDT - Flying is statistically the safest form of transportation. It's a popular sentiment, one commonly recited to restore confidence in the important industry after tragic disasters like the deadly Germanwings crash last week. For "Pilot Error" writer and film producer Roger Rapoport, however, that statement isn't as accurate as we'd like to think.
Bowersox fills Turner Hall with fantastic voice
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:29:00 CDT - The beautiful part of the Turner Hall ballroom on 4th Street is the acoustics in the room can benefit from a band, or a single singer. For Crystal Bowersox, the "American Idol" runner up in the show's 9th season, just her powerful voice filled the space.
15 years in numbers
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 13:01:00 CDT - As we celebrate 15 years in Milwaukee media, OnMilwaukee.com takes a mathematical look at just how much has happened in our city since 1998.
Sun, 7 Apr 2013 06:02:00 CDT - This is where we're going to collect ideas for stories that eventually can put on the budget.
A Meditation on reggae: A great roots harmony trio plays Shank Hall
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 09:03:00 CDT - In honor of this weekend's Milwaukee performance by The Meditations, we present five great 1970s reggae harmony groups - not an easy list to narrow down.
Wait to watch Dreamworks' "Home," well, at home
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:06:00 CDT - For a lot of Hollywood, making a kids movie translates out to making essentially a mobile: a simply distracting mix of color and sound. And that's how you get "Home," another manic Sweet Tarts-colored whizbang to be mentally tossed away like an empty popcorn bucket as soon as the film lets out. Yes, the kids will be sated. For anyone older, however, the cue to leave "Home" to go home likely won't come soon enough.
6 local products to soothe the sickies
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 09:07:00 CDT - It's hard to determine if there's more sickness going around than usual, but it seems like there is. With that in mind, here are six local products that might not completely cure what's ailing you, but might make you feel at least a wee bit better.
Milwaukee All-Star: Activist Angela Walker
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 05:03:00 CDT - Angela Walker works for income equality at Wisconsin Jobs Now, but before that, she drove a bus for 14 years, ran for sheriff and volunteered many hours of her time in support of public schools, fair law enforcement and more.
A love affair with a library
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 13:06:00 CDT - Almost my entire last year of grad school at Marquette University, I kept on walking right past the Central Library. One day, I finally went in.
Bachman launches "Heavy Blues" tour in Milwaukee
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:16:00 CDT - After charting 120 gold/platinum albums and singles and selling 40 million records as a founding member of two legendary rock bands (The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive), you might think Randy Bachman would be content to stick with the tried and true formula fans have come to know over his 40-plus year career. In fact, for latest album and upcoming tour - starting in Milwaukee on Wednesday, April 1 - he's doing the exact opposite.