Marquette Wire

Stage set for new playhouse opening

Matt Ryno

October 28, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

"The Milwaukee Theatre will fill a niche for indoor shows with audiences ranging from 2,500 to 4,100, which no other building in the national market can accommodate," Snyder said. From the audience perspective, this means more...

‘Jury’ derailed by plot

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

An indication of where the story is going starts as soon as a man with a gun rampages through his former place of employment. This leads to a lawsuit against the gun manufacturer by the widow of one of the people slain in the...

Authors hit town for book festival

Lydia Cox

October 23, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

-Sena Jeter Naslund, author of "Four Spirits." Set in the 1960s Deep South, "Four Spirits" follows a young white college student who joins the freedom movement after witnessing the protests and marches in Birmingham, Ala. Naslund...

Royal feast of extras elevate Disney’s classic ‘King’

Lydia Cox

October 23, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The story is also kept fairly simple, with traces of all kinds of familiar works involved. Start with the "Hamlet" element of Simba's Uncle Scar scheming to take the throne by any means necessary to the "Bambi" side of losing...

Eastwood finds directing touch in ‘River’

laura.gravander@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

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"Mystic River" starts out strong and never lets up. It plays almost like a reverse murder mystery — it seems clear in the beginning who is guilty of the death of Jimmy's daughter, but Eastwood winds the plot so tightly and through...

Local haunts

faiza.yunus@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Though Halloween is still a week away, various places around the city are offering the opportunity to get a head start on Halloween celebrations. This weekend, Milwaukee will be alive with people getting a jump on celebrating...

Horror redux cuts bloody new path

Todd Lazarski

October 23, 2003

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It's been done, quite literally, to death. Yet with his first full-length motion picture, Marcus Nispel is out to prove that his improvised and improved take on an old formula can still scare audiences witless. And this time,...

Earle espouses views on live CD

Dave Rossetti

October 23, 2003

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So far left politically that Earle calls himself a borderline Marxist, the Texas-born musician most recently drew the wrath of the political right with the release of last year's "John Walker's Blues." At a time when the so-called...

Texas tale captures teen-age tragedy

Tim Lowery

October 23, 2003

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Fifteen-year-old Vernon Little, a panty-obsessed, beer-guzzling antisocial, is caught in a serious predicament — his close friend, Jesus, having just shot and killed 16 of his classmates before turning the gun on himself. Starving...

Junk wars

October 23, 2003

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In response to the Haggerty Museum of Art's exhibition Agnes Denes: Projects for Public Spaces, students from selected Milwaukee school districts and local social justice organizations will create large-scale sculptures from discarded...

CBS goes back to the grave

nicholas.williams@marquette.edu

October 23, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

While the show is just more investigations of how people died, "Cold Case" (7 p.m., Sundays, CBS) takes a look at slightly colder dead bodies than its predecessors. The title of the show refers to the sector of the police department...

Three of a kind

Kevin Crowe

October 14, 2003

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Work celebrates influential Latin American womenFrida Kahlo, Alfonsina Storni and Rufina Amaya, three of Latin America's most inspirational women, are the motivation for a revolutionary work of poetry, justice and surrealist art...