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Heather Leszczewicz's Articles
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Sports - July 29, 2012
Live in London
The last time I was in London, it was spring break 2007. While fellow Marquette seniors were planning trips to Cancun, California and other places they could bask in the sun, I decided that rainy London would be perfect. Five years later, here I am in Londontown again.
Music - April 19, 2009
"17 Again" is a tween hit that scores with adults
The plot may be nauseatingly familiar, but Zac Efron and Matthew Perry make the "trading places" gimmick work.
Marketplace - June 18, 2007
Drink up Milwaukee's specialty coffee via the Web
Local coffee drinker Mike Miller melded his love for coffee and the Internet into one with his blog, Milwaukee Specialty Coffee, with the mission of turning drinking coffee into a social activity.
Buzz - June 12, 2007
The challenging resolution
This year I made a goal that I think is actually attainable. It's the 50 Book Challenge. As New Year's rolled around, I said to myself, "This year, I plan on reading 50 books."
Movies & TV - June 1, 2007
"Mr. Brooks" thrills despite a hiccup
People don't normally root for the bad guy. In the classic battle of the good guy versus the bad guy, history tells us that the good guy must win. Well, when the righteous and the villainous aren't clearly marked, who do you root for?
Movies & TV - May 31, 2007
"Knocked Up" is a knockout
"Knocked Up" will have you wondering why there are so many remakes and sequels drowning the box office when funny and original movies are more than worth a viewer's time and money.
Arts & Entertainment - May 25, 2007
Artists take to the streets for Plein Aire competition
The Downer Avenue Merchant's Association and the League of Milwaukee Artists will take art to the streets and into the fresh air. Beginning Saturday, artists will be painting outdoors for the 2007 Downer Avenue Plein Aire Painting Competition.
Music - May 24, 2007
Pabst/Riverside announces late summer shows
A variety of artists will be coming to Milwaukee to play the Pabst and Riverside stages beginning late July.
Tagged with: music, pabst, riverside
Arts & Entertainment - May 24, 2007
Buffy, three times "with feeling"
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" finished out its television run four years ago, but it still has a dedicated fan base. With this in mind. Buffy enthusiast Clinton McClung would like to introduce "Buffy The Musical" to Milwaukee.
Buzz - May 23, 2007
Milwaukee County Zoo gets an "Idol" shout out
A large chunk of America just saw the Milwaukee County Zoo get a shout out on the "American Idol" finale.
Movies & TV - May 23, 2007
"Waitress" serves up slice of the good stuff
In a small side-of-the-road pie shop, Jenna (Keri Russell) waits tables and bakes pies daily, but she wants more out of life. If "Waitress" was a slice of one of Jenna's pies, it would be a decadent, but not too rich.
Arts & Entertainment - May 21, 2007
Local author Kagen finds inspiration "Whistling in the Dark"
Milwaukee native Leslie Kagen is a restaurateur, a mother, a voice-over artist and now an author. Her novel "Whistling in the Dark" started lining bookshelves at the beginning of May and she's now going on a book tour to support her venture into the literary world.
Music - May 17, 2007
FOB parties post-show at the Ladybug Club
Want to hang with Fall Out Boy's bassist Pete Wentz? Well, the Ladybug Club, 618 N. Water St., will be hosting the FOB After Party.
Movies & TV - May 17, 2007
"Shrek the Third" packs in laughs and stars
In the kingdom of Far Far Away, there’s a green ogre sitting upon the animated feature film throne. He’s king of the family-friendly genre when it comes to movies with subtle jokes that the kiddies won’t get and parents can crack a smile.
Kids & Family - May 14, 2007
The baby name game
The Social Security Administration announced the 1000 most popular baby names in 2006 today. The top three baby names for girls and boys remained unchanged from 2005’s list:
Tagged with: names, social security
Movies & TV - May 14, 2007
"After the Wedding" takes a melodramatic look at family
Weddings are supposed to be joyous occasions, right? Not always. For a Danish family, the realities of life "After the Wedding" ("Efter brylluppet") are less than amicable. There are families broken up and losses all around.
Movies & TV - May 12, 2007
Lohan's broken "Georgia Rule"
Anyone thinking that "Georgia Rule" is similar to all other Lindsay Lohan films, steer clear of the theater. It's not a film for children; it's not the happy-go-lucky film that is portrayed in the trailers.
Movies & TV - May 11, 2007
"28 Weeks" better than the average horror film, worse than "28 Days"
Frankly, director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's sequel ruins what original director Danny Boyle's "28 Days" did in 2003.
Arts & Entertainment - May 10, 2007
The Rep announces '07-'08 season
The Milwaukee Repertory Theater's '07-'08 season is as varied as ever. Artistic Director Joseph Hanreddy announced today the collection of plays that will make up next season's Quadracci Powerhouse Theater, Stieke Theater and Stackner Cabaret.
Tagged with: the milwaukee rep
Arts & Entertainment - May 10, 2007
Mad Hot Ballroom dances into the Bradley Center
With 22 private and public schools now on the bill, Mad Hot Ballroom Milwaukee is in full swing and this weekend, Danceworks will showcase 4th through 6th grade students in the first annual citywide Danceworks Mad Hot Ballroom and Tap Competition.
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