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Arts & Entertainment

Emotions carry local movie

September 24, 2003
It could only be small-town Wisconsin.
Writer and director Chris Boebel captures the feelings, looks and attitudes of his Boscobel, Wis., birthplace in "Red Betsy," a movie about the care and changes in 1940s Wisconsin.
But past the beautiful and...

Script plays wicked games with people’s ‘Mind’

Libby Fry September 24, 2003
Such a concept is presented in "Mindgame," the first play of the Next Act Theatre's 2003-'04 season. The plot twists and turns, with one shock after another smacking the audience in the face and leaving viewers questioning even their own sanity by the...

Res. Halls offer mission to students

September 24, 2003

Students will again have the opportunity to leave Marquette campus in the hopes that the city of Milwaukee can provide them with answers in this year's citywide scavenger hunt, Mission Impossible 2003.
"I think it is one of the best and most unique...

Midget with an attitude

Tim Cigelske September 17, 2003
"Ever see a midget eat popcorn?" he says. "They stick their whole arm in the bucket and come out with one kernel."
There's more.
"How do you drown a midget? Spit on him."
His jokes about midget sexual positions, however, are too vulgar to...

Betsey, Bacon Delafield fertile ground for film setting for

[email protected] September 17, 2003
In theory, yes. But the writers and producers of the upcoming independent film "Red Betsy" don't quite agree with that idea, at least not for their movie. For them a movie about Wisconsin needed to take place in the dairy state. Many lucky Wisconsin...

New exhibit at Haggerty

[email protected] September 17, 2003
Starting today, the Haggerty Museum of Art presents an exhibit from a highly regarded, innovative contemporary artist, Peter Sehringer. This is the first time Sehringer's work will be shown in the United States.
The exhibit, entitled "Peter Sehringer:...

Thursday’s gone with the wind

Tim Cigelske September 17, 2003
Such plaudits came at a time when Thursday — the band, not the weekday — had sold a mere 300,000 copies of its second album on a tiny Chicago-based indie label. So imagine the band members' surprise when the Times — a paper not exactly...

"Mary Stuart"

Libby Fry September 17, 2003
Gordon's Elizabeth is a proud, defiant woman who has spent much of her life defending her presence on England's throne. She is unnaturally strong-willed for a woman of her era, and such determination intimidates the men in her court into doing her...

Hidden jewelcase

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003
1960s, the Colonel experimented with sounds similar to
Zappa. Since then, he has delved into other projects, most recently The Codetalkers.
Their self-titled debut album, released in 2002, features a diverse palette of musical ingenuity, tinged with a...

Second season of ’24’ saves day again

Paul Day September 17, 2003
Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland), still recovering from his wife's death, is summoned by his colleagues for his expertise in an escalating situation involving a terrorist threat of nuclear proportions. Meanwhile, President David Palmer (Dennis Haysbert)...

Phish bassist swims in expirmental waters

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003
Understandably quirky, the film won the Audience Award at South by Southwest festival in 2000. Upon completion of the film, Gordon took the score from the movie and reworked the songs into new jams.
In a sense, Inside In could be viewed as a loose...

Whoopi Goldberg reviewed

Lydia Cox September 17, 2003
On one hand there's "Whoopi," (7 p.m., Tuesdays, NBC) starring former center square Whoopi Goldberg as freewheeling outspoken hotel operator Mavis Rae. Selling itself on the outrageous and slightly offensive humor of Goldberg, the show aims to be a...
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