The Ryan Rumble: Comedy from a common name

You have to hand it to Milwaukee comedians for continually churning out new, interesting, and sometimes just plain weird ideas for stand-up showcases. In recent months, comics have ridiculed videos of their old...

WC Tank finds new direction with Vanishing Points

Last fall, Milwaukee rapper, filmmaker, and visual artist Wesley Charles Tank—aka “WC Tank”—released Almost Forever, a five-song EP the eccentric art-rapper wrote and self-produced in its entirety, along with s...

Sammy Arechar gives Milwaukee one last laugh

Milwaukee's ongoing comic exodus is no joke. Within the last two months, veteran road comic Johnny Beehner and the Late Show With David Letterman appearance credit he acquired in January moved to Los Angeles. H...

Latino Arts announces fall/winter schedule

Since 1985, Latino Arts Inc. has been an invaluable means of showcasing Hispanic artists, musicians, dancers, and other beacons of cultural expression. Last fall, Latino Arts brought a reigning Grammy Award win...

A Milwaukeean’s guide to Mile Of Music

During last year's Mile Of Music, the second such iteration of the "handcrafted artisan festival" in the northeast Wisconsin city of Appleton, a combined 39 of the 200 bands and solo artists booked to play hail...

Bandsketball 2015 reaches the finals

The second annual Bandsketball tournament has waged since the beginning of July. What started with 32 Milwaukee bands, rap collectives, or solo artists who found friends to play on their team has reduced to jus...