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No dough, no show: Why you shouldn't take a gig just for exposure

Published March 16, 2013

When trained musicians play solely for exposure - except in the case of charitable and/or non-profit events - it devalues the work. Moreover, it means fewer paying gigs for musicians. Ultimately, it helps create a "talent drain" - sending top tier artists to other communities where the pay and prospects are better.


MKEfoodies Holiday Bake Sale raises money for pediatric cancer

Published Nov. 30, 2012

MKEfoodies, a group of culinary-minded local bloggers, food writers and food lovers, will hold its annual Holiday Bake Sale to benefit Cookies for Kids' Cancer next Saturday, Dec. 8. Not only is it a great place to connect with your favorite foodies (and buy their delicious baked goods) but it benefits a chronically underfunded area of medicine: research for pediatric cancer.


Eat, drink, art: Artworks brings back Night by the River

Published Nov. 1, 2012

Do you believe that engaging teens in the arts empowers them? Are you convinced that teaching life and career skills prepares them for future success? Do you love delicious local food, beer and cocktails? If so, you might want to consider attending the ArtWorks for Milwaukee fourth annual Night by the River benefit.


Help a firefighter in need

Published Oct. 27, 2012

My friend (and Milwaukee's best bartender) Paul Kennedy of Tonic Tavern shared a sad story with me, and I'd like to share it with you, too. John Pipkorn is a Mequon firefighter - a 25-year veteran who's risked his life for others - and now he needs some help. On Oct. 18, his own house caught fire, and his wife suffered serious injuries while jumping from a second story window. She's still in the hospital.


Nothing is impossible

Published Sept. 12, 2012

The day started out like any other. And then my email notification popped up. Team Paxton began that day, and now we want you to join the fight.

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