Now that all of the Summerfest headliners have been announced, music fans all over have likely begun planning their plan of attack for the Big Gig. Local country singer-songwriter Nora Collins is no different; in fact, at the very end of our interview, she reminded herself that she still had to buy her tickets to Carrie Underwood. The only difference is that Collins has a gig of her own to schedule her Summerfesting around. Actually, 17 performances.
A new year, and plenty to look forward to; not only in Milwaukee, but all around you. While there are way more than just 15 things to look forward to, here's an initial list that at least forms a nice headline: 15 for '15.
The National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin used dancing as the draw for its Spotlight on Life dinner that illuminated more than 2,000 children and adults waiting for a life-saving organ transplant in Wisconsin.
Regular readers of this column know that periodically I write about people who should be famous for the stuff they do. They are generally unsung people who ought to be getting more attention for their work. Well, there's a flipside to all of that, as well. We'll call it people who we could really do without.
“Wrap it up!” The message on the monitor flashes and blinks,like a stop light. Eyes bug out in sheer panic. Drops of sweat drip down the powdered forehead.Clumsy hands clutch the golden award as toothy models surround the stage. The statue is heavier than at first though...