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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

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Hip Hop Lives Here Presents

Oct. 10, 2014 9:00 p.m.
Riverwest Public House - 815 E. Locust St.

A hip hop show featuring B ALXNDR / VONNY DEL FRESCO / J VOC...

Articles about Riverwest


What, what? Swant and Ciraldo made another movie!

Sept. 23, 2014 11:11 a.m.

10 years in the making, "Hamlet ADD" will debut at the Milwaukee Film Festival. The feature-length film - created by Milwaukee's Andrew Swant and Bobby Ciraldo of "What What (In the Butt)" fame - includes many Milwaukee locations and people, including Mark Borchardt from "American Movie," Dustin "Screech" Diamond and Mark Metcalf from "Seinfeld."


Uptowner bar owners share tales of the beautiful people

Sept. 19, 2014 9:01 a.m.

The Uptowner - aka "home of the beautiful people" - turns 130 this month and will celebrate with a free bash on Saturday, Sept. 20. Recently, we spent a Thursday afternoon listening to owner Steve Johnson's stories - as well as his wife Shawnette Smart's myriad tales. Some of the yarns were funny, some sad, some unfit to print, but all of them were told with the heart and wit that explain why the Uptowner has been frequented by so many people - from the uber glamorous to the down-and-out.


Mrozinski casts series of shadow paintings

Sept. 12, 2014 9:05 a.m.

Todd Mrozinski has traced and painted more than 100 shadows of friends, family members and local artists - many of whom are drinking, a few eating and some contemplating or gazing. The series will soon be on display at Cafe Lulu and he is also currently accepting commissions.


Papineau sprouts multiple healthy eating offerings

Aug. 31, 2014 9:10 a.m.

Kathy Papineau has dedicated her life to the earth, community, economy and the individual. Last fall, Papineau opened a commercial kitchen in Riverwest, called MkeKitchen, at 531 E. Keefe Ave. She leases the space to multiple local businesses and operates her own catering business, Mke Localicious.


Tank prepares to release "Almost Forever"

Aug. 23, 2014 1:01 p.m.

After a couple of years in the works, rapper / writer / filmmaker WC Tank will drop a five-song EP called "Almost Forever" at the Mad Planet, 533 E. Center St. on Saturday, Aug. 30.


The best $5.31 drink in Milwaukee

Aug. 12, 2014 6:04 p.m.

Who isn't looking to get something for (relatively) nothing? You. Me. Everyone. Such things are hard to find, really, but if you've got $5.31 in your pocket this is, without a doubt, the best buy in the city.


Water Liars: the product of hard work and happy accidents

Aug. 8, 2014 3:06 p.m.

Mississippi folk rock band Water Liars is almost perpetually on the road. When not touring, the founding duo of Andrew Bryant and Justin Kinkel-Schuster is recording new material, releasing a new album every year since 2011. And when not endlessly recording or performing or travelling or writing, the band has to talk to reporters like Matt Mueller about endlessly recording and performing and travelling and writing.


Human mom raising baby raccoons

July 21, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Alissa Gonyea, a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher, planned to have a lesiurely summer that included travel and camping adventures with her son and nephew. Instead, she is taking care of four baby raccoons.