Marquette Wire

Salt Creek adds flavor

simon.penchansky@marquette.edu

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

If you had to classify Salt Creek's music, bluegrass would be the tag that fits best. However, the "new-fangled" aspect comes into play with Salt Creek's incorporation of drums, electric instruments and funk elements to the normal...

Reformers of past get due at MAM

Heather Leszczewicz

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

"The design reform movement is of the late 1800s to early 1900s, which was a time in history where art had been subjected to machines as industrialism rose," said Nonie Gadsden, the curator of the exhibit and associate curator...

Robbie Fulks ~ South Mouth

Dave Rossetti

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Ouch. The alt-country veteran doesn't rip Adams on 1997's South Mouth, but sounds off about the frustrations of trying to make a living as a Nashville songwriter ("F—k This Town") and explores the real key to a woman's heart...

Bad attitude holds Adams back

Dave Rossetti

November 20, 2003

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Therefore the foisting of the remarkably pedestrian Rock N Roll — the 29-year-old's fourth solo album — upon the record-buying public shouldn't flabbergast his fans — just chalk it up to Ryan Adams being Ryan Adams. The...

Galactic ~ Ruckus

Lydia Cox

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The musicianship itself is still undeniably solid, especially Ben Ellman's bluesy bursts of harmonica, and Theryl de' Clouet's gritty, soulful vocals provide a nice dose of Southern comfort. But too often it seems the live energy...

Area venues provide late night diversions

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Frequently, showings of cult classics bring the same audiences back to midnight movies over and over. The people of Milwaukee have embraced midnight movies with open arms. Showings at the Oriental Theatre and Times Cinema have...

Grunge gods’ Garden party sounds perfect

Paul Day

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

The contents include the entire set of the first of two shows played at New York's Madison Square Garden on July 8 2003 and a few bonus live tracks, some of which are set to montages of highlights from the tour. Before the...

Doomed lovers’ story revived at Helfaer

Libby Fry

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Because of that cultural familiarity with the Bard's most famous play — as well as the sometimes difficult nature of the language — the piece can be tough to perform well. When everyone in the audience knows exactly what's...

TBS’ turkey spoils season of giving with stupidity

Libby Fry

November 20, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

Granted there's not a lot of high expectations for a made-for-TV, low-budget, holiday-themed movie, but when "Reunion" manages to fail on the levels of both simply providing one genuine laugh and managing to spend 10 minutes on...

Hip-hop shakes negative views with lessons, dance

Bridget Thoreson

November 18, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Most people wouldn't expect lectures and workshops at a hip-hop event. But these were the focus of "Hip-hop for Social Change: Demystifying the Movement." The conference, held Nov. 16, featured education about hip-hop during the...

Ferrell brings charm to entertaining ‘Elf’

laura.gravander@marquette.edu

November 13, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

As a film, "Elf" leaves much to be desired. Like most children's movies, logic must be suspended to enjoy "Elf's" story and humor. There are plot holes, yes, but kids aren't looking for flaws in the script — they're looking...

DVD collection praises Jonze

Kyle Carritt

November 13, 2003

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Marquee

At one point during high school, prior to the advent of peer-to-peer networking, I always kept my VCR on permanent standby while watching television just in case MTV aired the music video for "Sabotage," the Beastie Boys' hard-rock...