Alverno College http://wuwm.com en Police on Lookout for Copper Thieves http://wuwm.com/post/police-lookout-copper-thieves <p>Some thieves in Milwaukee have been stealing air conditioners – or parts of them. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 10296 at http://wuwm.com Police on Lookout for Copper Thieves Why Do We Love the Racket of Garage Bands? http://wuwm.com/post/why-do-we-love-racket-garage-bands <p>Starting at adolescence, kids start looking at popular icons for inspiration. They want to grow up; they want to have independence and control. One popular way, especially among boys, is by forming garage bands. Dr. Peter Roller, an ethnomusicologist at Alverno College and the author of <em>Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock, </em>delved into the garage bands that made so much noise in Milwaukee. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:36:54 +0000 Eleanor Peterson & Bonnie North 2797 at http://wuwm.com Why Do We Love the Racket of Garage Bands? The Nearness of You: A Conversation With Barbara Cook http://wuwm.com/post/nearness-you-conversation-barbara-cook <p><a href="http://barbaracook.com/">Barbara Cook</a> is perhaps best known for her Broadway roles: she was the original Marian the Librarian in <em>The Music Man</em>, Cunegonde in <em>Candide</em>, and Amalia in <em>She Loves Me</em>. And her cabaret and concert interpretations of Stephen Sondheim's songs have no peer. But now, nearing the age of 85, the legendary singer and Kennedy Center honoree has taken a far jazzier approach. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:50:45 +0000 Bonnie North 2170 at http://wuwm.com The Nearness of You: A Conversation With Barbara Cook