Before he brings his witty lyrics and whacked-out piano prowess to the Riverside stage Thursday night, we got a chance to chat with Ben Folds about his upcoming show, one of his other passions - photography - and the Milwaukee hot spot he misses most.
You can take the boy out of New York but you can't take New York out of the boy. Long after I left the Big Apple, I still visit often, read tons of books about the city and its history and, as I was reminded last week during a visit to Milwaukee Art Museum, I can stand and stare at images of the city for a really, really long time.
As Wisconsin historian Mark Speltz prepares to return to town for an event on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Milwaukee Public Library's Washington Park branch, we asked him to select his favorite images from "North of Dixie" and tell us what about them moves him most.
There are 27 different zip codes in the City of Milwaukee and Dominic Inouye - with help from local photographers, friends and fellow Milwaukeeans - plans to photograph all of them via a new project called ZIPMKE.
Amid the excitement of exercising your democratic right and making your voice heard, then sharing that voice on social media, be sure you know state law regarding photography, both at a Wisconsin polling place and in the actual booth. It's a little murky and you're better off safe than sorry.
Milwaukee: A Love Story
by Sukey Pett
What I knew about Milwaukee when I moved here two years ago: that Rod Stewart and Jerry Lee Lewis had done great covers of "What's Made Milwaukee Famous", that there was a lot of beer here and it was in the Mid...
A kick-off event for Shutter the Silence, a gallery of photographs capturing the stories of survivors of sexual assault and their allies, will be held Saturday 9 February from 5 - 10 pm at Milwaukee's Art B...
MILWAUKEE ARTBEAT: Unique Arts Showcase Series Kick-Off: April 3rd in Bay ViewA unique and exciting show: Celebrating Milwaukee Area Female Artists, hosted by award-winning producer Annie B. & fun-loving local artist Nick Ramsey. Music, paintings, sculpture, film, photography, dance, & s...