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Part 3 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (D...



Part 3 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Piece by Sarah Ozurumba Welcome to part 3 of 3 of my interview with Milwaukee, WI artist, Sarah Ozurumba! Your pieces always make me smile. The only problem I have is deciding which one to buy because they’re all so cool. Which of your pieces are most popular? Jellyfish sell fast, owls were all the rage over the summer, yellow birds are popul [...]

Part 2 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (D...



Part 2 of 3: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Sarah selling her art Welcome to part 2 of 3 of my interview with Milwaukee, WI artist and art teacher, Sarah Ozurumba! (Here is Part 1.) Where were you born? How long have you been doing art? What/who are your inspirations? I was born in Park Falls, Wisconsin.  Its a tiny town way up north on the Flambeau River in the middle of nowhere. I la [...]

Part 1: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawin...



Part 1: Artist Sarah Ozurumba (Drawing with Scissors) Self portrait To really understand and appreciate someone’s art, I feel it helps to get to know who they are as a person. Of course, the more you know about them, the more their personality shines through the pieces they create, and into your home. Here, I’ve asked Milwaukee artist and children’s art teacher, our very own, S [...]

Interview with a Ninja: Anders Johnso...



Interview with a Ninja: Anders Johnson, a Brew City Bruisers Mascot! Left to right: Eamon (to be named) and Anders (aka Bruise Lee) Here in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, we’re proud of our all-girl flat track roller derby league, the Brew City Bruisers, which is composed of four home teams: the Crazy 8′s, the Maiden Milwaukee, the Shevil Knevils, and the Rushin’ Rollettes! This league is been kicking [...]

Eddie Izzard at The Pabst Theater in ...



Eddie Izzard at The Pabst Theater in June! “I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.” -Eddie Izzard This popular English stand-up comedian, actor and writer is going to enter Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater like a rock star, and bring us into his world, sure to be filled with so many imaginary characters, that at the end of the show it’ll seem as though he isn’ [...]

Sunset Playhouse: Upcoming Production...



Sunset Playhouse: Upcoming Productions! Tonight is the last night to enjoy The Singer Songwriter at the Sunset Playhouse in Elm Grove, near Milwaukee, WI. This production will pay tribute to some of the greats, such as Carol King, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Norah Jones, and Burt Bacharach. Whether you want to learn something new about these singer/songwriters or simply feel nostalg [...]

AJ Bombers Coming Soon to Miller Stad...



AJ Bombers Coming Soon to Miller Stadium! Photo by Mark Brennan AJ Bombers is a kitchy, WWII bomber theme bar burger joint with locations in Milwaukee and Madison. You can’t miss the giant white chair outside where you can have a friend snap your photo. Their slogan is “Happiness, with a side of burgers.” I’ve heard nothing but rave reviews and folks telling me it’s the best bu [...]

Riverwest Public House: A Co-op Pub i...



Riverwest Public House: A Co-op Pub in Milwaukee Milwaukee is known for having a lot of small neighborhood bars, such as Foundation (a Tiki bar), Art Bar, The Uptowner, Nessun Dorma, Stone Fly Brewing Co, Bremen Cafe, and the Tracks, to name a few. There are over 20 in Riverwest alone! However, some bars can also have a negative impact on the community from noise, underage drinking and pub [...]

Riverwest Co-op



Riverwest Co-op The Riverwest Co-op The Riverwest Co-op is a vegan and vegetarian friendly, volunteer-run, community owned and operated grocery store and deli located at 733 East Clarke Street, in Milwaukee, WI. The deli serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily, and delivers by bike! They and pride themselves on selling organic, fair trade, and locally gro [...]

Quote of the Day

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. John F. Kennedy

Odd Fact of the Day

Steve Jobs had a high school GPA of 2.65.