Quite an alluring headline, right? Let me explain. I'm an inveterate photo snapper, thanks to the iPhone. I see something, anything, interesting in the Milwaukee landscape and I think, "that might be a good story." But I take way more pictures than I can ever write about.
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.
We all know Wisconsin has its share of the quirky. And we don't mind celebrating it. Whether or not we'd want someone from south of the state line to do it, is questionable. But when Chicago writer Jerome Pohlen does it - in the new second edition of his book "Oddball Wisconsin: A Guide to 400 Really Strange Places" - it's OK.
Milwaukee is and has been home to a plethora of amazing musicians so it isn't easy to identify the best of the best. However, when the Social Circle was posed with the question this week, they came up with a diverse array of past and present Brew City talent.
This week, OnMilwaukee.com asked the Social Circle to shate their favorite, famous Wisconsinites. Surprisingly, no one said either Charlotte Rae or Heather Graham, but the responses ranged from Chris Farley to Bob LaFollette.
I don't really know much about Liberace beyond the fact he was a shiny man that wore shiny suits playing a shiny piano and during his heyday gaydar technology wasn't what it is today. Liberace was huge before my time on this planet and was leaving this world when I still found collecting fireflie...
Thursday June 21st, 2012 – Chicago, IL After being a fan for thirty five years, I finally got to see William ‘Bootsy’ Collins perform live at the Cubby Bear in Chicago tonight – and he was sure worth the wait. WOW, what a showman! I would wait another thirt...