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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Justice Prosser?
Former Justice Janine Geske, a Republican appointee, said that in the past, the Supreme Court would refer the case to the chief judge of the appeals court. That referral has always been “pro forma,” not one that requires a majority vote, or even a quorum.
Page 6 - no comments - 178 views Why Recall Scott Walker?
Of course, Walker has overestimated his “savings.” For example, he’s claimed that Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) has saved $21 million because of his reforms. The actual figure, according to MPS spokesman Tony Tagliavia, is $2.4 million in the 2011-12 school year and an estimated $7.
Page 10 - no comments - 232 views Disposable Arenas
Journal Communications is actually one of the few Milwaukee corporations with real business reasons to rise above journalistic ethics and blatantly lobby to spend hundreds of millions in public dollars to benefit a professional sports franchise privately owned by a millionaire.
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In fact, Walker’s confidante in the documentary—Diane Hendricks, whose personal wealth is estimated to be $2.8 billion—has no reason to complain.
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In addition to advocating for veterans with employers and policymakers, the Veterans Employment Alliance (VEA) is dedicated to helping veterans transition from military life to the civilian sector by providing workforce readiness and skills training.
Page 14 - no comments - 229 views Boris&Doris [On the town]
Some 15 actors and related notables held court at Transfer Pizzeria on Kinnickinnic and Mitchell, hosted by master of ceremonies Tom Reed,.
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The park in question is Cathedral Square. For decades Elsa’s has been housed in a late-19th-century brownstone building, unusual in that period of Milwaukee architecture. The elegant interior incorporates obelisks into the décor. Tables feature marble tops and a vase with a fresh rose.
Page 16 - no comments - 188 views Ted Allen: Cooking for the Sake of Cooking
There is no shortage of cookbooks in our great nation—or even in my house—but a lot of what you see in the marketplace these days are books that purport to help you get out of the kitchen as fast as possible, or cook 15-minute meals. I wanted to write a book that celebrates the love of cooking.
Page 19 - no comments - 207 views THIS WEEK IN MILWAUKEE
A sort of poetry slam without poetry—or, for that matter, slamming—The Moth was conceived in 1997 as an evening of storytelling, with each performer recounting a 10-minute autobiographical yarn, sans notes.
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But it took another family member, his wife, to get him back in the beer game. “She got me a home brewing kit for Christmas seven years ago,” the 29-year-old Kiel native says. “Once I started, I realized I finally found something I could do for a career.
Page 22 - no comments - 221 views Heed the ‘Sound of My Voice’
Writer-director Zal Batmanglij shoots many scenes in a style approaching the methods of undercover filmmakers recording on the sly. He establishes tension over whether Peter and Lorna will be found out, and even allows us to wonder if there could be a particle of “Twilight Zone” veracity to Maggie.
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BATTLESHIP PG-13 After NASA dispatches a message to a rocky Earth-like planet in another galaxy, the planet’s inhabitants respond by sending warships filled with extraterrestrial fighters to Earth. The alien machines dive deep beneath the ocean, later emerging to engage our battleships and fighter jets in all-out war.
Page 25 - no comments - 193 views Sondheim’s ‘Sunday in the Park’ at Skylight
The team of Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey directs the upcoming Skylight production. An indispensable part of the company for years, stage director Theisen has the right kind of passion, experience and familiarity with the group to create a stunning production of most anything.
Page 26 - no comments - 222 views Sunset’s Shining ‘Three Little Pigs’
The best children’s fare of any kind is a delicate balance. It should be fun and entertaining for kids and those accompanying them, it should be educational without being too obvious and, if it’s really good, it should instill a few moral lessons without getting heavyhanded.
Page 26 - no comments - 220 views Racine Art Museum Celebrates Beth Van Hoesen
Van Hoesen (1926-2010), who was inspired by German artist Albrecht Dürer, excelled at drawing and printmaking—her images have graced note cards and calendars. Prestigious institutions, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago, have collected her delicate works on paper, but few people would recognize her name.
Page 28 - no comments - 322 views ‘Uncommon’ Works at the Museum of Wisconsin Art
The work is a tiny, wall-mounted cabinet with a knob on top that turns a carefully stitched disc inside, a vibrant representation of the globe with rich blue seas and lush land. But twist the knob, and the opposite view of the earth is a desert wasteland, dried and barren, decorated with little more than smog-like winds.
Page 28 - no comments - 225 views VISUAL ART HAPPENINGS
MILWAUKEE AREA TEACHERS OF ART 71ST ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP EXHIBITION 2012 Zimmerman Architectural Studios.
Page 28 - no comments - 191 views BEL CANTO DELIVERS DVORAK’S ‘STABAT MATER’
The first movement resembles an extended sonata in form, with contrasting themes by the soloists. Organ accompanies the female chorus. The final movement reverberates with the opening themes, ending with a major key for a glorious Amen fugue, to which Dvorak added considerable complexity.
Page 30 - no comments - 257 views MSO Shines Even Brighter in Carnegie Hall
One week. Six North American orchestras. Such was the Spring for Music festival at Carnegie Hall last week, which featured the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on Friday evening. The festival, for which orchestras compete by proposed programming and audition recordings, also included ensembles from Alabama, Edmonton, Houston, Nashville and New Jersey.
Page 30 - no comments - 239 views Ko-Thi Premieres ‘Words from the Sole’
So was the link between the nearly legendary Ko-Thi of yore and this new vibrant, diverse community of dancers. Highly theatrical and musically impeccable, this new work is also an original, richly varied fusion of African and hip-hop styles that will surprise and, I think, delight all but the stodgiest African dance purists.
Page 31 - no comments - 247 views A GeraldCaselDance Premiere Made in Milwaukee
dance artists, with the department’s incoming visiting artist Christina Briggs Winslow and prize student Bridgett Tegen to develop a timely work about “feeling disoriented by culture and society,” as he describes it..
Page 31 - no comments - 213 views A Rawer Alejandro Escovedo
“After I was ill, it really did give me the sense that, you know, I was aware of the clock ticking,” Escovedo says. “And yet, at the same time, it was inspiring because it made me want to do more, experiment more, play more. I just had more joy in playing.
Page 32 - no comments - 269 views Steve Winwood @ The Riverside Theater
Steve Winwood had much to celebrate when he played to a near-capacity crowd at the Riverside Theater Friday night. It was the first show of his new tour and the eve of his 64th birthday—and by evening’s end, he proved just why he has endured in a number of genres within the music business since he started singing as a teenager.
Page 34 - no comments - 303 views Technicolor Teeth’s Rootless Indie Rock
Perhaps it’s because of their hometown—bassist Matt Stranger explains that, in Appleton, “We live in our own little world and we like it that way”—but it’s hard to pin down a distinct sound or scene that Technicolor Teeth pledges its allegiance to.
Page 34 - no comments - 227 views Music Listings
Cannon, and James & Mary Davis (4pm) Karma Bar&Grill in the Sutra Lounge on the lower level,.
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As a result, the duo pulled out some of their most adventurous material, classics such as the rhythmically challenging, multisyllabic “Old Devil Moon,” “Take Five” and “Still Called the Blues.” They nailed every number with astonishing virtuosity and deep emotional engagement.
Page 35 - no comments - 180 views A Response Tailored for the Times
t’s official: The Milwaukee Bucks are on the NBA’s endangered list. Owner Herb Kohl recently declared that if a new arena doesn’t replace the Bradley Center within a few years, “Milwaukee’s chances of remaining a part of the NBA are not robust.
Page 36 - no comments - 198 views Freewill Astrology
us long after we’ve escaped. The imprint it left on our sensitive psyches might keep distorting our decisions and twisting our emotions. But I’m here to tell you, Scorpio, that you’re entering a time when you have an enhanced power to dissolve the lingering taint your broken chains still impose.
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To read the rest of Laura’s column, visit expressmilwaukee.com/sexpress..
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(2) Announced as eligible for parole in June by the Kansas Prisoner Review Board: Mr. Wilford Molester Galloway. (3) Arrested for hit-and-run in April in Roseville, Calif.: Mr. Obiwan Kenobi, 37. (4) Arrested on drug and weapons charges in Clarkstown, N.Y., in April: Mr.
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OK, I suppose I should get serious for a moment, about the nurturing of the future of our species. And so I consulted this worldwide Internet—today’s most popular source for information you can use, I hear—for tips for you moms out there perhaps...
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