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Music - Oct. 20, 2014
Catching up with Clipping
Hip-hop trio Clipping is headed to Milwaukee as part of the tour for its latest record, "CLPPNG," out now on Sub Pop. The three -- Daveed Diggs, Jonathan Snipes and William Hutson -- will open for Busdriver on Thursday, Oct. 23 at the Cactus Club. In advance of the Milwaukee gig, we caught up with Snipes and Hutson, to ask about the new record and the whole idea of genres and the limitations they might impose from outside.
Kids & Family - Oct. 20, 2014
MPS hosts 58th Council of Great City Schools conference in Milwaukee
This week, the Council of the Great City Schools hosts its 58th annual fall conference in Milwaukee, hosted by MPS, and some big names in the world of education and beyond will be on hand for the event, which runs Oct. 22-26. The conference -- "Fresh Water, Fresh Thinking in Urban Education" -- takes place at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center and will bring about 1,000 school superintendents to Milwaukee.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Oct. 18, 2014
Cave of the Mounds is a Wisconsin wonder
It seems to always happen in a farm field. A kid sees the mother of God, a white buffalo is born, an astonishing cave full of prehistoric paintings is accidentally uncovered. That's where Wisconsin and the world stumbled upon one of the state's most stunning natural attractions, Cave of the Mounds, too, in 1939.
Music - Oct. 17, 2014
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.
Kids & Family - Oct. 16, 2014
Local teen publishes the work of his peers
A locally produced book featuring the writings of local teens is certainly notable, but what's even more noteworthy about "Milwaukee: A Collection of Work by Local Teens," published in a small run by Hidden Color Press, is that it was also edited, designed and produced by an area teenager. Hidden Color Press is the work of 14-year-old Jack Hietpas, a student at St. Robert School in Shorewood. He started the press as a means to publish art and writing by area teens from all backgrounds.
Music - Oct. 14, 2014
Milwaukee skyline immortalized in wax
For a mere $40, you can get a silhouette of the Milwaukee skyline immortalized in wax. In PVC that is.
Kids & Family - Oct. 13, 2014
Back to the old (school)house after nearly 70 years
Though Jack Pettey's name isn't the biggest graffiti in the attic at Maryland Avenue School, for some reason it -- and the date, 1946 -- jumps out at you. When I snapped some photographs, Pettey's distinctive scrawl made it into the frame and his name was etched in my memory. Last week, I snapped another photo of it. This time, Pettey himself was in the picture.
Travel & Visitors Guide - Oct. 9, 2014
Blowing in to the Windy City: 3 quick and easy overnights
Looking for a quick and easy getaway? Chicago's just a short, smooth train ride south and whether you're traveling with kids, as a couple or on your own, the possibilities are endless. So endless that it might seem a little daunting to plan. Don't you worry, sit back and let us do the work. Here are three quick and easy Windy City overnights that will make for memorable little getaways.
Dining - Oct. 8, 2014
My go-to Milwaukee wings joints
In the same spirit as my post earlier this year listing my favorite Milwaukee pizzas, here are my go-to wings places in town, so far. I'm sure as I continue my (informal) quest, I'll find others. And, this month, we're off in search of the best wings on the West Side, so stay tuned for that. In the meantime, in no particular order...
Kids & Family - Oct. 8, 2014
MPS details Malcolm X settlement for city committee
A group of Milwaukee Public Schools officials appeared before the Common Council's Zoning, Neighborhoods and Development Committee at City Hall Tuesday morning to offer updates on the plan to open an International Baccalaureate Middle School at the former Malcolm X Academy, 2760 N. 1st St.
Dining - Oct. 7, 2014
Featured chef: Iron Horse Hotel's Bradford Shovlin
Since March, there's a new executive chef in the kitchen at The Iron Horse Hotel. Bradford Shovlin arrives from Chicago, where he spent time at Crofton on Wells which earned a Michelin star during his tenure. Since his arrival, Shovlin has re-written all the hotel's menus and is fostering a partnership with his former boss Suzy Crofton. We caught up with him to learn more about him, his food and what makes him tick.
Milwaukee Buzz - Oct. 6, 2014
New role for the Germania Building
Schnetzy and Liebert's four-domed classic revival masterpiece at 135 E. Wells St., is getting a new lease on life.
Dining - Oct. 6, 2014
6 things I learned about Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque
While I enjoy barbecue, I'm not such a huge fan that I have to immediately dive into any new place that opens. Hence, it took me until this weekend -- while in Greendale for other reasons -- to finally stop in and try Bartolotta's Miss Beverly's Deluxe Barbeque, attached to the southern outpost of Joey Gerard's.
Arts & Entertainment - Oct. 6, 2014
Warhus' new novel finds comedy amid the saints
Milwaukee writer Mark Warhus has a diverse biblography, having written non-fiction books about relics of the saints and Native American maps, as well as novels set in the world of opera and, now, in his latest, "Temporary Saints," in the Catholic Church.
Arts & Entertainment - Oct. 2, 2014
Glasgow's Italian art is on view in Milwaukee
This week Milwaukee Art Museum opens a new show in the Baker/Rowland Galleries. "Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums" opens Thursday, Oct. 2 and runs through Jan. 4. Wait. What? Italian paintings from Glasgow in Milwaukee?
Dining - Oct. 2, 2014
Featured chef: Paddock Club's Lynn Chisholm
Paddock Club chef and co-owner Lynn Chisholm has a resume as long as your arm, having worked in a number of well-known Milwaukee restaurants before diving in to open her own place in Elkhart Lake. As Chisholm prepares for an appearance at Kohler Food and Wine Experience, Oct. 23-26, we caught up with her to ask her about her background, opening and running her own restaurant and some of her favorite things.
Kids & Family - Oct. 2, 2014
Milwaukee Talks: MPS superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver
Yesterday, on the morning she officially began work as permanent MPS superintendent -- the first time a woman has held that office -- we sat down with Dr. Darienne Driver to chat.
Kids & Family - Oct. 1, 2014
With a mandate, Driver must now row harder than ever
In what appears to be a pretty unprecedented move Tuesday night, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors called off the search for a permanent replacement for former superintendent Dr. Gregory Thornton and named interim supe Dr. Darienne Driver to the post, beginning today. Hey, Dr. Driver, no pressure.
Dining - Oct. 1, 2014
When diners appear ready to fight
Diners and restaurateurs: be nice to wait staff. They're on the front lines.
Kids & Family - Sept. 30, 2014
Driver named permanent superintendent of MPS
In a special board meeting Tuesday night, the MPS Board of School Directors voted to hire acting superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver as the permanent superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools, effective Wednesday, Oct. 1.
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