arts http://wuwm.com en Say Cheese!: Wisconsin is a Subject for Photography Project, 'Postcards from America' http://wuwm.com/post/say-cheese-wisconsin-subject-photography-project-postcards-america <p></p><p>For the past year and a half, a group of photographers from the photographic cooperative Magnum Photos has fanned out across America.&nbsp; The project, <a href="http://postcardsfromamerica.tumblr.com/" target="_blank"><em>Postcards from America</em></a>, aims to capture the essence of specific places across the country from multiple points of view.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:49:11 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Bonnie North 36776 at http://wuwm.com Say Cheese!: Wisconsin is a Subject for Photography Project, 'Postcards from America' Journal 'Great Lakes Review' Gathers Local Authors, Editors http://wuwm.com/post/journal-great-lakes-review-gathers-local-authors-editors <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Even in an increasingly digital world, there is still a place for the printed page.&nbsp; Two years ago, a group of writers and editors from around the Great Lakes region pooled their resources to found a new literary journal.&nbsp;</p><p>The <a href="http://greatlakesreview.org/" target="_blank">Great Lakes Review </a>began in Ohio, through the efforts of Rob Jackson, but the magazine, which comes out twice a year, now encompasses editors and writers from the United States and Canada.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:08:53 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Bonnie North 36775 at http://wuwm.com Journal 'Great Lakes Review' Gathers Local Authors, Editors Mastersingers of Milwaukee Are 'Just Jazz'-ed to Turn 40 http://wuwm.com/post/mastersingers-milwaukee-are-just-jazz-ed-turn-40 <p></p><p></p><p>From Mahler to Monk, t<a href="http://www.mastersingersofmilwaukee.org" target="_blank">he Mastersingers of Milwaukee</a> has been entertaining area audiences for 40 years. Thu, 15 May 2014 20:05:29 +0000 Bonnie North 31526 at http://wuwm.com Mastersingers of Milwaukee Are 'Just Jazz'-ed to Turn 40 The Enduring Appeal of Puccini's Opera La Bohème http://wuwm.com/post/enduring-appeal-puccinis-opera-la-boh-me <p></p><p></p><p>Even people who say they don’t like opera often fall in love with <em>La Bohème. Thu, 08 May 2014 16:30:08 +0000 Bonnie North 30942 at http://wuwm.com The Enduring Appeal of Puccini's Opera La Bohème Milwaukee Art Museum Revamps Addition Design, Lead Architect Returns http://wuwm.com/post/milwaukee-art-museum-revamps-addition-design-lead-architect-returns <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After a firestorm of criticism last month, the </span><a href="http://mam.org/‎" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Milwaukee Art Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has released updated designs for its new addition</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 06 May 2014 15:01:33 +0000 Bonnie North, Stephanie Lecci & Michelle Maternowski 30737 at http://wuwm.com Milwaukee Art Museum Revamps Addition Design, Lead Architect Returns Librarian Got Her Start in Poetry When Asked 'What If You Were an Inch Tall?' http://wuwm.com/post/librarian-got-her-start-poetry-when-asked-what-if-you-were-inch-tall <p></p><p></p><p>We have been featuring poetry throughout April, which is National Poetry Month.&nbsp; Today we feature another Wisconsin poet, or at least a poet who is a Wisconsin native.&nbsp;</p><p>Lorandos got her start in poetry when she was in middle school. Her teacher asked her class to imagine what it would be like if they were an inch tall. What would she see? What would she do? She used her imagination and was inspired to write poetry ever since.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:05:52 +0000 Eleanor Peterson 30009 at http://wuwm.com Librarian Got Her Start in Poetry When Asked 'What If You Were an Inch Tall?' Former Fashion Photographer Aims to Create 'New Standard of Beauty' Beyond Physical Differences http://wuwm.com/post/former-fashion-photographer-aims-create-new-standard-beauty-beyond-physical-differences <p>Photographer <a href="http://positiveexposure.org/about-the-program-2/rick-guidotti/" target="_blank">Rick Guidotti</a> has spent his career capturing beauty on film. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 21:17:52 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Eleanor Peterson 28457 at http://wuwm.com Former Fashion Photographer Aims to Create 'New Standard of Beauty' Beyond Physical Differences VIDEO: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish Band Goitse http://wuwm.com/post/video-celebrate-st-patricks-day-irish-band-goitse <p></p><p>In honor of St. Patrick's Day, we thought it only appropriate today to feature the Irish band, <a href="http://goitse.ie" target="_blank">Goitse</a> - a name which means “Come Here” in Irish.</p><p>We recorded them on stage recently at the ICHC – the <a href="http://www.ichc.net" target="_blank">Irish Cultural and Heritage Center </a>on Wisconsin Avenue.&nbsp; The five-piece group was born at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance in Limerick, Ireland, a few years back.</p><p>They won fans at last year’s Irish Fest, and have recently returned from an extended tour of China.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 23:11:18 +0000 Bonnie North 27096 at http://wuwm.com VIDEO: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish Band Goitse PHOTOS: Milwaukee Rep's 'An Iliad' Takes Audience on Odyssey of War's Horror http://wuwm.com/post/photos-milwaukee-reps-iliad-takes-audience-odyssey-wars-horror <p>You may have read Homer's "The Iliad" in high school, but you've never seen it quite like this: as an atmospheric one-man play exploring humanity's relationship with war. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:04:48 +0000 Stephanie Lecci & Bonnie North 26902 at http://wuwm.com PHOTOS: Milwaukee Rep's 'An Iliad' Takes Audience on Odyssey of War's Horror Wisconsin Man One of Country's Few Harness Makers http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-man-one-countrys-few-harness-makers <p>If you're looking for a true horseman, look no further than Richard Savatski, who lives just outside of Waterloo, Wis. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:06:00 +0000 Gianofer Fields 25488 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Man One of Country's Few Harness Makers