Results tagged with 'avant garde'

Articles (9) - Blogs (1)



14 dead and buried East Side rock clubs

Published March 21, 2016

Last year, I wrote about some of Downtown's dead and buried rock clubs. But because there were so many places you wanted me to mention that were outside the geographical constraints of that article, I present this East Side edition...


Meet me at the Garde

Published April 13, 2013

Dan Ball, who as a member of The Velvet Whip was there for the "rock" era of the Avant Garde Coffee House went to the opening reception of "The Avant Garde Coffee House Project" last week at UWM's Inova Gallery and reports back.


Allen Ginsberg, Julie and me

Published Sept. 20, 2010

After seeing Allen Ginsberg biopic "Howl" at UWM, life-long Milwaukee East Sider John Eklund remembers the time he saw the legendary poet himself at the UWM Ballroom.


Counterculture remembers Ballsieper

Published June 20, 2008

Local public relations ace -- and former documenter of Milwaukee's late '60s and early '70s counterculture -- Mark Goff sent a note recently to let me know that long-standing Kaleidoscope magazine photographer Gary Ballsieper passed away on May 14 at age 60.


Milwaukee Talks: Bob Reitman 2006

Published Dec. 6, 2006

An era ends next week when the local legend retires after more than 25 years as part of the morning team at WKTI (94.5 FM). Reitman, who turns 65 soon, isn't leaving radio forever; he'll start a new weekly show on WUWM early next year.

View the other 4 articles

Reader blogs:

Write a blog now!