Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
3:19 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

LGBT Film Festival Opens in a 'Divine' Way

"I am Divine" opens the Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival on Thursday night.
Credit Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival

Lake Effect's Dan Harmon interviews Carl Bogner, director of Milwaukee's LGBT Film and Video Festival.

The 28th annual Milwaukee LGBT Film and Video Festival opens this evening at the Oriental Theater. 

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Arts & Culture
3:07 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Reviving Simbas Soccer Club a New Goal

Efforts to revive the old Simbas youth soccer club in Milwaukee are underway.
Credit Chip Griffin/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews writer James Carlton about the Simbas soccer club.

Thousands of kids in the Milwaukee area play youth soccer, but the vast majority of the sport is played by kids who live outside the city itself.

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater
1:58 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Chris Lightcap's 'Lost And Found New York' On JazzSet

Chris Lightcap performs at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center.
R.R. Jones Courtesy of the Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 2:09 pm

When Chris Lightcap was a student in the Berkshires, he'd put his bass in his car and drive down the river to New York City, south on the Taconic to the Sawmill, over the Henry Hudson Bridge, up on a soaring bluff with a great view to the right of the New Jersey Palisades and George Washington Bridge and New York City coming up on the left. Right about there, Lightcap would ask himself, "What would it be like to live here?"

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A Blog Supreme
1:23 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Five Songs By The 'Rhodes Scholar' Keyboardist Of Hip-Hop

Keyboardist and producer Bob James' 1970s work helped to establish the sound of smooth jazz — and lives on in hip-hop samples galore.
Courtesy of the artist

Professing love for Bob James' music can yield a side-eye in some circles. Jazz purists routinely view the keyboardist's 1970s period as a progenitor to smooth jazz — an idiom they frequently react to as if it were a sign of the apocalypse.

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Live in Concert
1:18 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Cults, Live In Concert

Cults performed live Wednesday at NPR Music's showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.
Loren Wahl for NPR

Originally published on Mon December 23, 2013 12:27 pm

Set List

  • "High Road"
  • "Slow Song"
  • "Abducted"
  • "Always Forever"
  • "Were Before"
  • "You Know What I Mean"
  • "I Can Hardly Make You Mine"
  • "Go Outside"
  • "Keep Your Head Up"

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