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Vote: Democratic Gubernatorial Primary May 8
Most importantly, the four Democratic candidates want to stop the toxic polarization in this state, which hadn’t existed before Walker, his ultraconservative Republican allies in the state Legislature and four extremist justices on the state Supreme Court took power.
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Although Gov. Scott Walker is boasting on the campaign trail that he has balanced the state budget, the federal government has certified his statement that the state will have a budget deficit by July 2013, which will allow Walker to hike BadgerCare premiums.
Page 8 - no comments - 359 views Get Out of Jail Free
Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser created a doozy. The charge against Prosser, aka The Madison Strangler, is the most violent of the growing mountain of unethical and unprofessional conduct charges against three of the four members of the Republican majority on the state’s highest court.
Page 12 - no comments - 230 views Heroes of the Week
The Kosciuszko Community Center (2201 S. Seventh St.) provides a diverse program of recreation and cultural activities for youth, adults and senior citizens.
Page 13 - no comments - 269 views Issue of the Week
The news was greeted with deserved cynicism, not because Milwaukeeans don’t want the city to thrive, but because Walker had been in the position to help the city for more than a decade. Instead, his poor leadership and ideological policies have only harmed Milwaukee.
Page 13 - no comments - 250 views BORIS&DORIS
The City of Milwaukee is making RECYCLE FOR GOOD even BETTER! With EASY Single-Sort recycling and MORE materials accepted, you can now mix all your recyclables in your cart and recycle new items such as cartons, #4 and #5 plastics, even pots and...
Page 14 - no comments - 403 views Creating the Wedding of Your Dreams
hoosing a venue for a wedding can be a tough decision. It has to be special in some way, whether it reflects the bride and groom’s values and beliefs or just offers a great view. Many newly engaged couples find the process exhausting. Fortunately, Milwaukee is loaded with amazing museums, hotels and clubs that are perfect for hosting weddings.
Page 16 - no comments - 234 views Odd Duck’s Tasty, Locally Sourced Food
he trend of restaurants using locally sourced ingredients, such as Braise in Walker’s Point, continues to grow. Add Bay View’s recently opened Odd Duck to the list. Local sources for the food at Odd Duck include Milwaukee’s Growing Power, which provides organic greens; Bolzano Artisan Meats, also in Milwaukee; and Madison’s Underground Meats.
Page 20 - no comments - 325 views Irie Palace’s True Jamaican Menu
For a truly authentic Jamaican restaurant in the Milwaukee area, turn to Irie Palace (7506 W. Appleton Ave.), a casual space filled with music. Here you will find classic Jamaican fare like jerk chicken, oxtails and meat patties that resemble empanadas. Some items are only offered on specific days.
Page 22 - no comments - 233 views Premium Olive Oil Coming to Public Market
is key when buying olive oil. An olive is at its peak the moment it is picked from a tree, so every month that olive oil sits on a shelf, it breaks down, its flavor deteriorates and it loses some of its antioxidant qualities.
Page 23 - no comments - 290 views Milwaukee Ballet’s Peter Pan’ Returns 2 Years Older and Wiser
Usually, many years pass between revivals of a major work. Meanwhile, the original dancers retire or outgrow the roles they inspired. Rehearsals are spent recreating the original steps instead of taking them further.
Page 24 - no comments - 299 views THIS WEEK IN MILWAUKEE
Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition—pretty much any group playing melodic, guitar-based rock qualifies—and has since...
Page 26 - no comments - 297 views Milwaukee Festival Showcases Italian Cinema
In the earliest years of film, before Hollywood even existed, Italy was at the top of the movie business. It’s been nearly a century since Italian films dominated the world market, but in the intervening years Italy has never ceased to be a player.
Page 28 - no comments - 223 views FILM CLIPS
Complete film coverage online at expressmilwaukee.com.
Page 29 - no comments - 249 views Pure Magic in Skylight’s ‘Things That Go Ding!’
From high above the stage, a couple of rows of cymbal-banging monkey toys stand guard over the Broadway Theatre Center’s Studio Theatre. The stage itself is filled with an eye-popping variety of instruments that make noise when struck.
Page 30 - no comments - 322 views In Tandem Finds Farce in ‘Veronica’s Position’
Formerly married, leading woman Veronica and leading man Philip find themselves involved in contrasting relationships. Orloff mixes things up with a few other characters, and the play gets delightfully complicated in the way that so often happens in comedies of this sort.
Page 30 - no comments - 301 views Theatre Happenings
• The touring production of the hit musical In the Heights.
Page 30 - no comments - 242 views Improvised Shakespeare Company’s Relentless Creativity
Night in and night out, the Improvised Shakespeare Company churns out completely original works. The “Improvised” bit is key. “This is the debut performance—in the history of humanity,” said the narrator. “And assuming a linear reality, it will also be the last.
Page 30 - no comments - 219 views Kids Count in Kohl’s Education Center
When architect David Kahler designed the building bearing his name, the year was 1975, and the four levels in the Milwaukee Art Museum were home to more than 40 collection galleries. Back then I worked as a volunteer in a gallery devoted exclusively to art from Wisconsin.
Page 32 - no comments - 239 views VISUALART HAPPENINGS
MILWAUKEE MUSEUM MILE Milwaukee’s East Side | Prospect, Terrace and Wahl Avenues.
Page 33 - no comments - 273 views Cuban Five’s Political Humor at Dominion Gallery
Hernandez and the other members of the Cuban Five, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando González and René González, are distinguished artists in theater, literature and visual art, with some of the men having graduated from elite universities and achieved Medals of Honor for extraordinary service.
Page 33 - no comments - 215 views Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pairs Brahms, Chen
Hans Richter, who conducted the premiere of Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 3 (1883), suggested to the great composer that he consider the subtitle of “Eroica” for the work. Never eager to draw comparisons with his predecessor, Beethoven, Brahms demurred.
Page 36 - no comments - 339 views Sophisticated MSO Readies for Carnegie Hall
Because of working abroad, last Saturday was the first opportunity this season I’ve had to hear the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) conducted by Edo de Waart. Every music director sculpts an orchestra over time. Through player changes and insistent technique, De Waart has transformed the MSO.
Page 36 - no comments - 257 views Poliça’s Mysterious R&B
That appears to be the case with singer Channy Leaneagh of Poliça (pronounced Poe-Lisa). Less than two years ago, Roma di Luna, the outfit Leaneagh fronted with her then-husband, released its third record to a growing fan base in Minneapolis.
Page 38 - no comments - 306 views DJ Megan Daniels @ Silk Exotic
Despite the leering tone of the radio ads heralding her appearance at Milwaukee’s Silk Exotic, Megan Daniels wasn’t especially “scantily clad” in her appearance at the striptease club last Saturday.
Page 40 - no comments - 714 views Coo Woo’s British Sensibilities
Pop music has a natural snap to it, thanks to its youthful motivations. Nobody has done it quite as winningly as the punk legends Buzzcocks, but the Milwaukee pop group Coo Woo is game to try their hand at it. Coo Woo takes on the British band’s verse-chorus-verse setup with a very modern sensibility, the core still intact.
Page 41 - no comments - 264 views Music Listings
Festival: Andy Griffiths (8pm), The German Art Students (8:45pm), Aaron Fox & The Reliables (9:30pm), Certain Stars (10:15pm), Trolley (11pm), Great Lake Drifters (11:45pm) Lo-Cash Live,.
Page 42 - no comments - 302 views CD Reviews
Here she offers three cuts by Al Anderson, former member of bar-band supreme NRBQ and contributor of the wicked, raunched-up riffage of “Split Decision.” Then there’s her take on Gerry Rafferty’s “Right Down the Line,” breathing new life into the old Top 40 hit.
Page 42 - no comments - 211 views RUN THOSE REVERSE PLAYS
And second, NFL sources said the league is thinking of “suspending” the Pro Bowl, which has become nothing but a joke..
Page 43 - no comments - 224 views RATING DRAFTS DOESN’T MAKE THE GRADE
all the Observers what you will—traitors to the American way, apostates to the great creed of sports fandom—but the NFL’s annual pageant for restocking its rosters does not put their lives on hold for three days. As for assessing whether the Packers had a good draft, you might as well assess a lottery ticket fresh out of the printer.
Page 43 - no comments - 200 views Freewill Astrology
in Paris, where she is displayed, allow her to be joined by her original appendages and made whole again? Let’s not concern ourselves now with that question.
Page 48 - no comments - 229 views News of the Weird
In April, a research ship will begin surveying the floor of the Atlantic Ocean off of Nova Scotia as the first step toward building a $300 million private fiber-optic line connecting New York and London financial markets so as to speed up current transmission times—by about 5 milliseconds.
Page 48 - no comments - 211 views Sexpress
Unless you live under a rock, it’s likely that you heard at least a little bit about the latest ridiculous “is-there-or-isn’t-there” study about the G-spot, which was publicized last week after being published in the May issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, don’t forget to place your vote when you visit the polling ballot place come Tuesday, May 8, ’cause here’s one more chance to play pretendkingmaker and grant the chosen guys...
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