Wednesday Aug 27
Zaha Hadid is Still Wrong About Construction Worker Conditions
The celebrity architect's lawsuit got an apology out of The New York Review of Books, but she's mistaken about having no influence on worker conditions for the buildings she designs.
Wednesday Aug 27
Maria Callas accepts the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Like many I have been following the progress of participation in the Ice Bucket Challenge , conceived to promote both awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and to encourage donations to support research in the study of its causes, prevention, and treatment.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Callas, Bernstein - the past in a box
Somewhere on the path to immortality, Maria Callas and Leonard Bernstein transcended boxed-set recording anthologies.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
New Urban Legends
As the Worm Squirms
Origins: In August 2014, an episode of Discovery Fit & Health's medical scare docudrama Untold Stories of the E.R. dramatized a supposed real-life scenario in which a teenage girl arrived at Florida hospital's emergency room with a bulging stomach, and the cause of the patient's malady was eventually revealed when she went to the bathroom and ... (more)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 8/17/2014
THE FLORENTINE OPERA COMPANY Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Peck Pavillion 8/19-8/19/2014 The Florentine Opera will entertain and delight with 'Opera Songs in Film'.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Madame who served up sin to the A-list: She ran the world's most exclusive brothel.
Madame Claude was teeny, tight-lipped, smooth-browed, invariably draped in acres of taupe cashmere and pearls and arguably the most famous - and enduring - brothel keeper in the world.
BWW Reviews: Iannone and MCT Present Master Class on the Power of Art
In opening Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's 40th Anniversary season, Milwaukee actor Angela Iannone reprises the role of Maria Callas in Terrence McNally 's Tony Award winning play Master Class this August.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 8/10/2014
THE SANDLOT Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Peck Pavillion 8/15-8/15/2014 "The Sandlot" is a comedy about a summer of friendship and adventure during which one boy becomes part of a team.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Milwaukee Chamber's 'Master Class' easily earns a 'brava'
Before you commit to reading this review of Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's season-opening production of Master Class , a disclaimer: There may not be enough superlatives in my vocabulary to properly explain why this play cannot be missed.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
MCT's Master Class Begins Today
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre begins its 40th Anniversary, the 2014-2015 Season, with MASTER CLASS the Tony Award-winning play by Terrence McNally , today, August 7. Angela Iannone reprises her role of legendary opera diva Maria Callas , which she first performed at MCT in 1999.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Now Smell This
Histoires de Parfums Opera Collection ~ new fragrances
French niche line Histoires de Parfums will launch the Opera Collection, a new series of five fragrances, each in a different bottle: 1831 Norma , 1875 Carmen , 1890 La Dame de Pique , 1905 Madame Butterfly and 1926 Turandot .
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Now Playing Onstage in Milwaukee, WI - Week of 8/03/2014
MILWAUKEE COMEDY FESTIVAL Next Act Theatre 8/7-8/10/2014 The Milwaukee Comedy Festival features some of the best professional comedy from across the country including live stand up, sketch, and improv comedy! Every show is different and features a variety of comedy acts.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Angela Iannone in a 'Master Class' all her own at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
After spending just a few days as master teacher of this year's Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program at Ten Chimneys, David Hyde Pierce already had a solid read on Angela Iannone.