See over 180 artists from around the world, explore the Milwaukee Art Museum, and share in family friendly activities all weekend at Lakefront Festival of Art!
Each year the MREA Energy Fair transforms rural Central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair brings over 20,000 people from nearly every state in the U.S. and several countries around the world to learn, connect with others and ready them for action at home. The Energy Fair is the nation's longest running energy education event of its kind.
Milwaukee's own Stubby Chubbz Brass Band will be performing at Fire on Water along with our friends from The Grasping at Straws. Check both bands out on Facebook.
The show will start with The Grasping at Straws at 10:00, be there or be...well, you know, square. And you aren't square, are you?
No cover, Yes dancing.
May 17 2013
President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official, Daniel Werfel, to be head of the Internal Revenue Service yesterday. Werfel currently serves as controller of the Office of Management and Budget, and was a key player in implementing recent automatic spending cuts knows as the sequester.
May 17 2013
We wrap up this week's Seven O'Clock Sample exploration of the Alternative Rock hits of the 1990s. If there was one song that defined the summer of 1996, this would be it...
Latin jazz, Afro-Cuban and Timba!
Carlos Adames on Congas/Vocals
Elias Holman on Keyboard/Chorus
Tony Ayala on Timbales/Chorus
Conway Powell on Bass
Neighborhood wide rummage sale on June 21-23 in Riverwest!
Rummage at your own risk!
May 16 2013
Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside's music was raw and forthright from the beginning, when its album Dirty Radio came out in 2011. The Portland band captures the energy of early-'50s music, with blues and country influences that earned it a rockabilly designation early in its career.
May 16 2013
RNDM is a new band featuring Joseph Arthur, Pearl Jambassist Jeff Ament and drummer Richard Stuverud. Ament and Arthur met when the latter opened for Pearl Jam on tour.
Ament tells World Cafe host David Dye that he was mesmerized by Arthur's ability to create band sounds by looping his guitar and vocals. He also describes how RNDM formed and explains the process behind creating its debut album, Acts. (Link)
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