Margaret Cho gets real at the Pabst Theatre

October 29th, 2013 |

The Asian and bisexual comedian mined her close ties to both communities to phenomenal effect last Sunday, never crossing a line she didn’t mean to.

Full Frontal Puppetry: Summer Sellout

June 18th, 2012 |

Meet Sid the Fetus, Preemie Party, four other alternative party puppet candidates. Among other whackos.

Artists get “Unlaced” in Bay View

April 2nd, 2011 |

Corsets: embodiment of femininity, or tool of oppression? Four local artists explore these questions with “Unlaced,” a one-night-only art show, happening tonight.

Burlesque for Beginners: Learn to Shimmy at The Tool Shed

March 6th, 2011 |

Brew City Bombshells co-founder Vee Valentine teaches the seductive art of burlesque dancing and pasty construction at the Tool Shed this month.

“Erase Hate: The Meaning of Matthew” at UWM

February 18th, 2011 |

In 1998, Matthew Shepard was killed because of his sexual orientation. Today, Judy Shepard uses her son’s story to educate others about equality and compassion.

“The Weird Al Yankovic of Goth”

October 28th, 2010 |

Gothic folk hero Voltaire comes to Club Anything tonight.

Surfin’ the Turf

September 10th, 2010 |

A skateboarder-organized bid to resurrect the Turf skatepark has taken Milwaukee by storm. Tonight, the Cactus Club hosts a benefit show in their honor.

Va-Va Voom: The Brew City Bombshells

August 13th, 2010 |

Milwaukee’s own bawdy vaudevillian troupe performs in Washington Heights this weekend.

Lanterns for Peace

August 8th, 2010 |

We set lanterns afloat in calm waters in remembrance and respect, and maybe as an apology for actions we were not even responsible for. Words and photos from Peace Action Wisconsin’s Saturday event.

Start your engines

August 6th, 2010 |

Hardcore bikers and fair weather gearheads are revving up for Riverwest’s annual Rockerbox street festival.