Beavers are returning to the rivers that flow through the city of Milwaukee – but is their presence a welcome comeback? Interview with filmmakers Ed Makowski and Chardanay Hunt:
Businesses are popping up all over Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood and at Fuel Cafe, motorcycles are on the menu.
Dancers at the 39th Annual UWM Autumn Pow Wow circled the floor amidst a stunning aural tapestry of drumming and singing. With their regalia generously adorned with metal ornaments, dancers clanged and shucked to the their individual rhythms. At times one could see four generations dancing together, grandparents in the same circle where young children […]
Based in her Bayview studio, tintype photographer Margaret Muza becomes the ninth artist in residence at Milwaukee’s historic Pfister Hotel on April 1, 2017.
Less than one week before the 2016 presidential election, Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, spoke to young voters in Milwaukee and touched heavily on how becoming a parent has impacted her ideas toward the future of the country. “This is, unquestionably, the most consequential election of my lifetime, and I feel that […]
Early voting has been a popular topic this year. The numbers of polling stations voters are able to utilize, the hours open in proportion to the number of voters polling places serve, gerrymandering and limits on early voting have been a hot topic in this election cycle. But I don’t think I’ll ever take advantage […]
Harlem is rising. #LukeCage pic.twitter.com/Rg13hUpgai — Luke Cage (@LukeCage) September 30, 2016 Luke Cage has been unveiled on Netflix and has caused quite a stir with the streaming public, and mostly in two opposite directions. I’m loving the trend of filmmakers placing cultural “Easter eggs” in contemporary film, offering subtle or explicit confirmation that they […]
The dust has barely settled in Las Vegas after WWE pro wrestler/part-time MMA fighter/athletic circus freak Brock Lesnar returned from a five-year absence from fighting, and this morning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced the company’s sale to WME | IMG. The sale comes at a price of $4 billion, the largest amount of […]
Good City Brewing 2108 N. Farwell Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53202 M: Closed Tuesday-Wenesday: 4pm – 12am Thurday-Saturday: 11:30am – 12am Sunday: 11:30am – 10pm (414)539-4343 $4 – $26 Good City Brewing opened this summer on Farwell Avenue on Milwaukee’s East Side. The brewery is situated next to other recent (but breakfast-focused) restaurant, Simple Café. Andy […]
Blood Lust. Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats. Rise Above Records. 2011. Metal, Psychedelic. Price varies; about $10 for certain cd pressings – $30 for certain vinyl pressings. I found out about Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats from a coworker. They stuck out in my mind because I asked what he was listening to, and after […]
Political strategists focus a great deal of effort on branding the candidate they represent. Each detail is labored over: answers regarding the candidate’s past, perceived indiscretions and potential for exposure in any given area. Down to their daily outfit, haircut and choice in spectacles, no detail goes unlabored. For politicians, every answer must be preciously […]
Since 1979, Woodland Pattern has been a Midwestern outpost of literature. Nicholas A. Brown and Sarah E. Kanouse visited Woodland Pattern to present their book Re-Collecting Blackhawk: Landscape, Memory, and Power in the American Midwest. Ed Makowski was on-hand to learn about the legacy of Blackhawk’s likeness.