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ELMS: Farewell for now, Milwaukee

Sarah Elms

May 3, 2012

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If you’ve read any of my columns throughout the year, you’ve probably figured out that I love Milwaukee. I love the different neighborhoods, the industrial history and, of course, the food and beer. Think what you want, but even the ... Read more »

Discovering What Made Milwaukee Famous

Sarah Elms

April 28, 2012

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Austin-based band What Made Milwaukee Famous (no, they are not from Milwaukee or even from Wisconsin) is all set to play the WMUR Spring Concert tonight with Wisconsin indie-folk artist Nathan Mathes and Milwaukee garage-rock band The Living Statues. What Made Milwaukee Famous was founded in 2003 when v... Read more »

ELMS: Take a look at a poetry book

Sarah Elms

April 26, 2012

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If you don’t already know, April is National Poetry Month. And with May less than a week away, if you haven’t read, written or listened to any poetry recently, now is the time to do so. It is no secret that our new president, the Re... Read more »

ELMS: Celebrate Milwaukee Day every day

Sarah Elms

April 19, 2012

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For most people, last Saturday was just like any other. But to the wonderful people of Brew City, April 14 was cause for celebration. 4-14 corresponds with the Milwaukee area code 414, so what better date is there to celebrate Milwaukee Da... Read more »

ELMS: Talk shows should be more than just fluff

Sarah Elms

April 12, 2012

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This week, I had an interesting assignment for my Race & Gender in Mass Media class with Dr. Ana Garner: Watch three hours of daytime network television, and analyze what you see. Since I am not usually at home during the day to watc... Read more »

ELMS: Let the Summerfest countdown begin!

Sarah Elms

March 28, 2012

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Summerfest is one of the many reasons why I love Milwaukee. I know, I know, the week-and-a-half-long music extravaganza won’t be here until the end of June. But the countdown is under 100 days, so I think it’s fair for me to start gett... Read more »

ELMS: Music makes sound and cultural waves

Sarah Elms

March 22, 2012

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I am a music nut, and history has always been one of my favorite subjects. However, I don’t usually explore the two topics together. So, when I saw the History of Rock and Roll with Dr. Naylor was being offered this semester (finally!), ... Read more »

Turner Hall blends history, music, wellness

Sarah Elms

March 20, 2012

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The four-story building was constructed in 1882 out of Milwaukee’s famous cream city brick. It houses a ballroom, restaurant and gym all in one structure, and it has survived two fires – one in 1933 and one in 1941. It is recognized as a national landmark, a local historical la... Read more »

ELMS: ‘The Voice’ is what matters

Sarah Elms

March 8, 2012

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I don’t really watch a lot of TV – aside from HGTV, which I feel should be a staple in everyone’s life. This summer, however, I became addicted to a reality dance competition called “So You Think You Can Dance.” The talent dis... Read more »

ELMS: Media business sadly still a man’s world

Sarah Elms

March 1, 2012

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A few weeks ago, I watched the film “Miss Representation” in my communications class, Race and Gender in Mass Media. The title of the 2011 Sundance documentary accurately reflects the issues the film brings to light: how mainstream m... Read more »

ELMS: I have to admit, Chicago isn’t half bad

Sarah Elms

February 23, 2012

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Like so many Marquette students, I'm originally from a suburb of Chicago. To be more specific, I grew up in Vernon Hills, a busy town of about 25,000 with typical suburban attractions like a movie theater, bowling alley, mall, public pool ... Read more »

ELMS: The Grammys are a little out of tune

Sarah Elms

February 16, 2012

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As I’m sure you all know, the 54th Annual Grammy Awards consumed music lovers and celebrity junkies across the country Sunday night. It was a special event to honor the best artists of mainstream music, and while there are certainly grou... Read more »

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