Results tagged with 'Earth'
Published Sept. 24, 2013
While movie buffs busily put together their movie-watching schedule - meals and sleep are optional - the people at Milwaukee Film are even busier making the lights come down and the credits roll on the festival. In between all of that hustle and bustle, OnMilwaukee sat down with artistic and executive director Jonathan Jackson and programming manager Angela Catalano to talk about what it takes to bring 240 films and more to the big screen.
Published Sept. 6, 2013
It's now an annual tradition that in early September, I wonder about how the Milwaukee Film Festival could possibly outdo their line-up from the previous year ... and then they proceed to do exactly that. If you need a little guidance - and with 240 films, it's easy to be a little intimidated - here are the ten selections I'm most excited about (my editor wouldn't let me do 50).
Published June 19, 2013
This year's Milwaukee Film Festival is still several months away, but the buzz has already begun. This morning, Milwaukee Film - in collaboration with Alverno Presents - announced the centerpiece film of this year's festival, a screening of a rare 35mm print of Soviet writer-director Aleksandr Dovzhenko's 1930 silent film "Earth."
Published Oct. 27, 2011
The Earth's population is expected to hit seven billion over the next few weeks. To mark the occasion, those wacky cats over at the BBC have come up with a system to determine your "number" in terms of the earth's current population.
Published July 1, 2009
Starting right on time, both Chicago and Earth, Wind and Fire took to the stage for an initial 30-minute collaboration. With early 20 musicians on stage, seven original members and more than 80 years of combined touring experience, the stage was littered with instrumental skill.
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Friday September 27th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL I had a tentative gig booked for tonight that was what’s known in the business as a “door deal”. That means the performer gets to keep an agreed upon percentage of the cover charges collected at the door. In this c...
Saturday July 20th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL Today is the anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing in 1969. I’m of the generation where I don’t necessarily remember that particular one, but I do remember several others. It was a topic of study at school, and more ...
Tuesday October 30th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL Hurricane Sandy drives home the unflinching point yet again just how unpredictable life is and how nothing is guaranteed to any of us. Who would have thought a hurricane of all things would cripple New York City and leave millions of...
Friday August 17th, 2012 – Fox Lake, IL Sometimes I wonder where my home planet really is. It has never felt like Earth was it, and it’s like I’m a stranded passenger killing time waiting for the connecting flight to my real home. I am stuck here against my will,...
Tuesday May 17th, 2011 - Greenfield, WI For the third straight year, I was asked to host a bikini contest at Hooters in Greenfield, WI. For a Tuesday night, that’s a dream gig. Nobody makes money on a Tuesday in these times, and all I had to do was host the show and look at wome...
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