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‘Catch A Glow’: Milwaukee Poet Explores Hurricane Maria’s Impact On Puerto Rico

When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and surrounding islands in 2017, it was devastating. The storm tore through communities, decimated ...

‘Music Is A Conversation’: Milwaukee’s Klassik On His Art, Being Subject Of Upcoming Book

Klassik is an artist with many talents: he’s a producer, mentor and activist. The Milwaukee musician is a singer, rapper ...

Milwaukee Area Native Named National Geographic’s 2020 Explorer Of The Year

Corey Jaskolski grew up in and around Milwaukee and loved visiting the Milwaukee Public Museum as a child. "My mom ...

Saving The Music: Producer Cheryl Pawelski Preserves Historical Recordings

Cheryl Pawelski says she born “hardwired” to love music because of the musicians in her family, including her father and ...

Poet Derrick Harriell Wins Accolades For ‘There’s A Riot Goin’ On’

Sparked by the fatal police shooting of 23-year-old Sylville Smith, a riot broke out in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood in August ...

Cinthia Téllez Silva Wants To Create A Healthier Milwaukee

Cinthia Téllez Silva moved to the United States from Mexico on her 12th birthday. It was also St. Patrick’s Day, ...

Musicians And Artists Show Unity With ‘Milwaukee Strong’ Project

When the mayor of Milwaukee asks you to write a song that shows love for your city, it's easy to ...

Essential Transit: Buses Adapt During Coronavirus Pandemic

The phrase essential worker has been used a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic. It typically describes people who leave their ...

Socialists In Our Midst? Wisconsin’s Dream Of A ‘Cooperative Commonwealth’

Wisconsin has a rich history in politics that has influenced many of the nation’s major political movements.  Contributor Eric Dregni ...

Yiddish Music Traditions With Lil Rev

Music is a cornerstone of Jewish culture, especially during holidays and festivals. Musician Lil Rev grew up in a musical ...

Linneman’s Riverwest Inn Celebrates 25 Years At The Heart Of Milwaukee’s Music Scene

Jim Linneman has a list of over 100 Milwaukee music venues that have come and gone in the 25 years ...

Milwaukee Meets The Beatles

On September 4, 1964, the Beatles played their only show in Wisconsin. Writer Dean Robbins tells us about the madness ...

Wisconsin’s Trapper Schoepp Shares Songwriting Credit With Bob Dylan

There aren’t many Midwestern musicians who share a songwriting credit with Bob Dylan. But Milwaukee artist Trapper Schoepp is now ...

Sister’s Accordion Sparks Mother’s Ire

January is National Polka Month. And what better place to commemorate this iconic sound than in Wisconsin, where the polka ...

Musician Adapts To Limb Difference, Works With Kids

Tony Memmel is a Waukesha native who is living his passion: a career in music.  He plays guitar and piano, ...