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Postcard views of 8 disappeared Milwaukee bars

Published March 1, 2016

Milwaukee is - and always has been - a city of taverns. We like good beer and cocktails, and we like good company while we drink it. Here are postcard views of eight Brew City bars that have disappeared from the landscape.


"Liberace!" hits all the right notes in a delightfully honest production

Published Nov. 10, 2014

When you set out to tell the story of a man, there are at least two ways to go about it. One is to focus on something sensational, some single aspect of the man's life and build your story around it. This approach is exploitive and rarely captures the story you hope to tell. The other way to to do it honestly, upfront with everything. That's the kind of honesty that fuels the remounting of "Liberace!" which opened over the weekend at the Milwaukee Rep.


"Liberace!" returns to look at the man in front of the candelabra

Published Nov. 4, 2014

Back during the Milwaukee Rep's 2010-11 season, the company showcased the world premiere of "Liberace!," a glance into the life of the Milwaukee-born musical sensation. For star Jack Forbes Wilson and writer-director Brent Hazelton, however, one go-around was nowhere near enough time to capture such a larger than life figure.


5 random photos of the Milwaukee landscape

Published June 3, 2014

Quite an alluring headline, right? Let me explain. I'm an inveterate photo snapper, thanks to the iPhone. I see something, anything, interesting in the Milwaukee landscape and I think, "that might be a good story." But I take way more pictures than I can ever write about.


The Milwaukee Rep announces its 2014-15 season

Published Feb. 26, 2014

Milwaukee Repertory Theater artistic director Mark Clements has developed a home run reputation for the bookings in the Stackner, which has been home to wonderful musical productions, and next year seems like no exception.

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