• The Primal Art of Brian Hibbard

    Brian Hibbard

    The Green Bay native is hoping to shake up the Milwaukee art scene.

  • The Whimsical Journey of Marina Lee

    Snail’s Crossing

    Artist who created Snails Crossing loves working with neighborhoods and neighbors.

  • How James Steeno Created His Own Gallery

    James Steeno

    The watercolor artist displays at art fairs but also has a gallery on Vliet Street.

  • Music

    After the Femmes Are Over

    Victor DeLorenzo

    Victor DeLorenzo is glad to be gone from the Violent Femmes, building a different life with two newer bands.

  • The Dreams of Al Vento

    Al Vento

    West Allis native is making it as Hollywood actor, but it hasn’t been easy.

  • Visual Artist

    Is She Western or Eastern?

    052010-032011, 2014 (detail). Photo by Kyoung Ae Cho.

    Korean-raised artist Kyoung Ae Cho draws on nature to create quietly elegant work, now at Lynden Sculpture Garden.

  • Willy Porter’s Latest Adventure

    Willy Porter

    How the longtime guitarist and singer-songwriter became the composer for an original children’s play.

  • Pat Graham


    Music and media pop and move. We are digital and online. Genres slide into each other, constantly bounding forward. That’s why Pat Graham’s new photography book, Silent Pictures, is so important: it’s an anchor to link us to the past. Silent Pictures is his first book, showcasing underground rock at its finest through the past […]

  • Marcus Doucette

    By Kenya Evans His distinctive voice graces our radio waves as a host on 88Nine, Radio Milwaukee; chalk up his tranquil tone to his meditative practices as a Yoga instructor. By night you may have found him scratching and mixing on the 1’s and 2’s at local hot spots like Jackalope Lounj and Hi Hat […]

  • John Riepenhoff 5 Q


    It’s not easy being green, which is why John Riepenhoff, owner and curator of the Green Gallery, established the third-floor Riverwest venue expressly for fresh, emerging artists in 2004. An art school graduate and painter himself, the now-25-year-old could relate. Riepenhoff is interested in social interaction between artists of all media. The space currently hosts […]

  • Internet killed the video star


    Kimberly Miller could be seen as a backward artist in a digital world where YouTube, Metacafe, and Google are the standard mediums of delivery for video art. But due to the omniscient control of the internet viewer, a piece of experimental art or an installation viewed online is kind of safe. It doesn’t help that […]