Person to know: Dr. Phillip Naylor

Heather Ronaldson

May 3, 2012

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Summer Side Jobs

Heather Ronaldson

April 26, 2012

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For cash strapped students, summer means one thing: working. But if you need help deciding what you’ll be doing, here’s our guide to finding the perfect job. People... Read more »

Interactive art studio makes a splash

Heather Ronaldson

April 26, 2012

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Painting while drinking might sound like a sloppy way to spend an evening. But at Splash Studio painting bar, local art proves to be the perfect mixer to any alcoholic beverage. [caption id="attachment_3812931" align="alignright"... Read more »

The art behind creating art installations

Heather Ronaldson

April 19, 2012

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A foreclosed home on 24thPlace and Locust Street calls about as much attention as the vinyl prints hanging on its boarded windows. The pictures, featuring interior spaces of local homes, blend into the exterior of the... Read more »

There’s nothing fake about Caffrey’s bouncer

Heather Ronaldson

April 12, 2012

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Fifteen minutes before his set at Comedy Café, Nick Vanden Heuvel scraps together Caffrey’s Pub receipts to organize his stand-up comedy routine. He has thrown up at least three times from nerves but knows that supportive friends... Read more »

The voices behind spoken word

Heather Ronaldson

March 28, 2012

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Autumn Blaze coolly approaches the microphone. She gazes into the audience members’ eyes, ruffles her afro and tauntingly traces her fingers from the nape of her neck to the center of her chest. The Milwaukee spoken word artist,... Read more »

88Nine sings praises for several Milwaukee bands

Heather Ronaldson

March 22, 2012

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After a whirlwind year of album releases, festival appearances and radio debuts, Milwaukee picked its favorites for the fifth annual 88Nine Radio Milwaukee Music Awards. Radio Milwaukee announced awards including peoples’ choice... Read more »

New MTV shows engage teens but enrage parental groups

Heather Ronaldson

March 8, 2012

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There's no doubt that exploiting high school stereotypes can be as enthralling as it is cathartic. From Danny and Sandy in “Grease” to “Queen Bee” Regina George in “Mean Girls,” television sitcoms and blockbuster hits... Read more »

New MAM exhibit gives everyone a brush with greatness

Heather Ronaldson

March 1, 2012

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Milwaukeeans finally have an excuse to be a kid again. Saturday’s grand opening of the Kohl’s Education Center at the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM), 700 N. Art Museum Dr., attracted child-like spirits across Milwaukee to explore... Read more »

The Neighborhood News Service proves a replicable model

Heather Ronaldson

February 29, 2012

Filed under Talk of the Town

Sharon McGowan knows a little something about news. She's been in the business for over 20 years. I was astounded by her gleaning list of credentials when Dr. Lori Bergen, dean of the College of Communication at Marquette University,... Read more »

For the love of God: Christian rap groups a growing trend

Heather Ronaldson

February 23, 2012

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There’s something to be said about real music — music that speaks to the heart. That’s the strategy of Christian hip-hop groups like Lecrae, Identity and Creature Clan. They’re not just rappers – they’re poets –... Read more »

We Found Love

We Found Love

February 16, 2012