This month’s Milwaukee Magazine is billed as the Food Lover’s Guide – or the Epicure’s Guide – to Milwaukee. But if you think that means a list of great restaurants, you’re mistaken. It’s a guide to all-things-food related, such as preserving food, top tools, raising animals, and even knife lessons.
Battle lines are being drawn over portions of Governor Walker’s proposed budget for the coming two years. A lot of attention has been paid to its potential impact on higher and K-12 education and state parks. However, there are many other programs that aren’t as well known that stand to be dramatically shaped by the measure as well.
People who came of age in the 1980s often think back fondly on those days of skinny knit ties, shoulder pads, and Brat Pack movies. It’s a period that people coming of age today might think of as, well, thirty years ago.
Rick Cleveland cut his teeth as a playwright working in Chicago – he went on to big things, like winning an Emmy for his writing on the political drama, The West Wing. Later it was the TV series Six Feet Under, and more recently, the new political drama House of Cards.
Despite his success on the small screen, Cleveland’s latest work combines his interest in Presidential politics with his love for writing for the stage.
A world premiere on a slightly less grand scale opened Friday night in a space located in the historic Third Ward. MKE Carries is the work of a two-year-old group called Cooperative Performance Milwaukee, and it is born from the improvisation tradition.