Cocoon Room is closing

Lame news for Milwaukee’s music and art scenes: Riverwest’s Cocoon Room, located at 820 E. Locust St., has announced it will be closing up shop at the end of the month. The building’s landlord is electing not t...

Heed the call of Siren’s “Queen Medusa”

Milwaukee event planners have a knack for cramming in as much entertainment as possible into the year’s three or four non-awful months—i.e. summer. The same can be said for Milwaukee artists. Take Siren, for ex...

Hating Summerfest, loving Summerfest

Sometimes you hate Summerfest. Sometimes you get to the grounds on a late Sunday afternoon and note that there are more people waiting to see Paris Hilton in four hours than there were to see Public Enemy all o...

Who Said It Best (And Worst): June 22-26

Who Said It Best (And Worst) rounds up the week’s best and worst quotes from notable Milwaukee figures and folks-about-town. SAID IT BEST Journal Sentinel columnist James Causey, on the push to remove the C...