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Patrons page through store’s contents

Suzy Finn

May 5, 2005

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For an avid book reader, a buyer on a budget or someone who's just looking for a unique gift, Downtown Books at 327 E. Wisconsin Ave., is the best local bookstore in Milwaukee.With two and a half floors of books&... Read more »

Alumni collaborate in farce

Suzy Finn

April 14, 2005

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Director Jon Beidelschies and the Boulevard Ensemble Theatre presented an adequate adaptation of Niccolo Machiavelli's "The Mandrake" as their final production of the 2004-'05 season. In the farce, Calli... Read more »

Rock n’ country

Suzy Finn

February 24, 2005

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While Toby Keith's performance at the Bradley Center Friday had heaps of entertainment value, excellent music and political statements, it lacked passion from the headline performer.Keith's portion of the show open... Read more »

Rep airs ‘Laundry’ in honky-tonk cabaret

Suzy Finn

January 27, 2005

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Country music fans and critics alike know there are certain themes the music focuses on. The Milwaukee Repertory Theater's production of "Lana Mae's Honky-Tonk Laundry" takes the audience on a typical countr... Read more »

The Rep’s newest play brings on comedic laughs

Suzy Finn

December 9, 2004

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Hardly a moment passes without humor during the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's production of "You Can't Take It With You."The hilarious script from writers Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, combined with the exce... Read more »

Brosnan’s ‘Sunset’ fades thanks to tired plot

Suzy Finn

November 18, 2004

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In the epic, often contentious history of cinema, there are movies, and there are films. Movies aren't anything spectacular; they don't cause revolutions in the industry and they sometimes pander, Jerr... Read more »

‘Story’ struggles through first act

Suzy Finn

November 18, 2004

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Milwaukee Rock Theatre's production of "West Side Story" reflects the state of the theatre it takes place in — unrefined.The Turner Ballroom, on the second floor of the historic Turner Restaurant, is... Read more »

Inspired ‘Arrested Development’ offers insightful comedy

Suzy Finn

November 11, 2004

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"Arrested Development" is a lot like an onion.The more the show peels away the layers of peripheral pretense that embellish its characters, the more you want to cry, if not from mirth, than from the shar... Read more »

Illness propels dramatics, comedy of ‘Waltz’

Suzy Finn

November 11, 2004

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Utter confusion.It's what many people felt when the HIV/AIDS epidemic first became publicized. And it's the feeling that Paula Vogel's "The Baltimore Waltz" communicates.Though the acting is strong and the m... Read more »

‘Birdie’ flies high on Helfaer Theatre stage

Suzy Finn

September 23, 2004

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One rose appears more beautiful than the rest in Marquette University's production of "Bye Bye Birdie;" junior Anne Yatco as Rosie Alvarez.From the wistful "An English Teacher" to the flirty "Spa... Read more »

Guards ready to fill Wade’s spot

Suzy Finn

November 20, 2003

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Wade, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, averaged 21.5 points per game last season for the Golden Eagles. So far this year the high score for both Bradley and Chapman has been 12 points. "With Wade gone, we lose a lot of... Read more »