Wisconsin Republicans have unveiled their version of a "school accountability" bill; Democrats released their own bill designed to increase accountability at private schools that receive tax-funded vouchers, some students lost two pre-exam days to weather, the Packers won a playoff game, and a fellow OnMilwaukee.com columnist responded to what Jay Bullock wrote ... not necessarily in that order.
The highest grossing musical in history and a Tony award winning, laugh-a-minute riot highlight the 2014-15 season of Broadway shows announced by the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Thursday night.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater artistic director Mark Clements has developed a home run reputation for the bookings in the Stackner, which has been home to wonderful musical productions, and next year seems like no exception.
Just as bad acting can take even a great play and drag it into the scrum of boredom and inattention, so too can great acting lift even a slightly wanting script into high cotton. That's the story of "October, Before I Was Born," written by Lori Matthews.
In New York and Los Angeles, it's easy to keep track celebrities, where they shop, eat, get gas and so forth. All you have to do is follow the paparazzi. In Milwaukee, it can be a little harder, but we have our share of celebrities and well-known people, too. In keeping with Bar Month here at OMC, we decided to find out what the favorite haunts were of some of our local stars.
I've been eating, drinking, and breathing the topic of Milwaukee talk radio for the past 20 months or so now, so when I read Dave Begel's March 1 OnMilwaukee.com article, "Milwaukee talk radio's (mostly) barren landscape," I felt an overwhelming need to respond. My particular int...