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Yeasayer

Although Yeasayer hails from the indie rock cradle that is Brooklyn, N.Y., birthplace is where comparisons to its contemporaries end. Since its 2006 formation, ...
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Fun.

Every so often, a band comes along that makes an indelible mark on music and changes it forever. This band isn’t fun., but they’ll keep the world en...
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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Summerfest boasts a wealth of world-class performers playing each night, but there seems to be a shortage of lady energy. Of the handful of acts featuring femal...
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Alice Cooper

Seasoned shock-rocker Alice Cooper is no stranger to Milwaukee. In fact, he knew enough about our fair city to give Wayne and Garth a backstage history lesson (...
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Lewis Black

Lewis Black loves Wisconsin. So much so that in 2006, he promised he’d get the biggest stand-up acts together for a special Summerfest show. That didn&rsq...
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Soused Sonatas

Once Don Draper and his fellow “Mad Men” – sideburns a-blazing – planted themselves firmly in the psychedelic era, it seemed appropriate...
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Bodies of Work

Martha Wilson is best known for “A Portfolio of Models,” a series of six black-and-white photographs of herself, styled to look like a range of femi...
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Music and Muses

A year ago, PrideFest celebrated its 25th anniversary with record revenue and increased attendance. This month, one of the nation’s pre-eminent LGBT festi...
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Powerful Provocation

“30 Americans” is a thorny traveling survey of contemporary black artists’ work culled from idiosyncratic Miami collectors Mera and Don Rubell...