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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

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7 questions for musician Karl Paloucek
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7 questions for musician Karl Paloucek

This week, Karl Paloucek is one of a number of Milwaukee musicians taking part in Betty Blexrud-Strigens' Patti Smith tribute -- "Smith Uncovered" -- at Alverno College on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. He's also riding high after the release of his second record, "Sail," recorded over 20 years and issued by Brew City's Latest Flame imprint. As he preps his contribution to "Smith Uncovered," we asked Paloucek about "Sail" and what comes next.

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Milwaukee Area Event Calendar

Today's featured events
7 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel
7 p.m. at Robert V. Carney Performing Arts Center - Pius XI High School
7 p.m. at 212 Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc WI
Fireside Dinner Theatre
4:30 p.m. at Corner of North and Prospect by the entrance to Whole Foods

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From Our Partners

Teachers Dedicated to Service:  Beth Mudlaff

Teachers Dedicated to Service: Beth Mudlaff

In mid-October, five area teachers were honored by the Education Deans of Greater Milwaukee for their work in service learning,  "... a form of experiential learning where students apply academic knowledge and critical thinking skills to address genuine community needs." Their projects - which range in scope from environmental activism to artistic expression and humanitarian [...]

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Thomas Clipper - Another Razor Kickstarter!

Hot on the heels of Sharpologist's coverage of the Rockwell razor and the Beluga razor comes the Thomas Clipper on Kickstarter.  The Thomas Clipper razor has a stainless steel handle with a chromed Nickel head. Thomas Clipper Background From the campaign page: "Matt and Tony are good friends who share a passion for making something better: something that supports passionate and talented people, something that they would be proud to own and something that is built to last. Together they're dedicated to bringing you the best shave you can get outside of a barber shop. "Each handle is made to...

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Thomas Clipper - Another Razor Kickstarter!

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Favorite doughnut shop?
This week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle a simple question: what's your favorite doughnut shop? The responses, as usual, were varied and not surprisingly, no one said the gas station.
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italian dining guide
Few ethnic cuisines are better represented in Milwaukee than that of the Italians. We've got nearly everything, from traditional Italian-American red sauce joints to upscale eateries and adventurous menus. There has been an upsurge recently in fine Italian dining in Milwaukee and so it's time to present some highlights of Italian dining in Brew City.
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12 years of Tess
In 2002, Mitchell Wakefield opened Tess with a business partner, 2499 N. Bartlett Ave. Today, Wakefield owns the restaurant with his wife, Ashley. Inspired by a friend with Celiac disease, Wakefield developed a menu at Tess that is 75 percent gluten-free.
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Then and now
Schools are landmarks in their neighborhoods, and some are well-known across the city. But even some of the oldest schoolhouses in Milwaukee are not the first schools to stand on their respective sites.

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