Podcasts

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    Poetry, from the page to the stage

    Must a poem always follow traditional forms? Or can it evolve and free itself from the page to become something else entirely?

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    Vacuum-packed poetry

    What makes a poem different than a story? Jennifer L. Knox likes to think of poems as narratives with all extemporaneous detail sucked out -- like air out of a vacuum bag.

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    “Intoxicology”

    As the creators of Bittercube, Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz have taken cocktailing to another level and parlayed their collective expertise into an intriguing business venture.

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    Enabling the celebration

    Recipe for a good bartender: combine equal parts wit, product knowledge, sincerity and professionalism. Stir. Garnish with a smile.

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    A career bartender

    Robert Biermann has been in the hospitality business for 30 years, serving up beers, shots and the occasional bit of everyday wisdom.

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    The customer is always right

    Mixologist, bar chef, bartender.Call him whatever you like, but for Chad Doll of Bryant's it's always customers before cocktails.

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    The imbibing experience

    Backstage begins a new series exploring the emergence of craft cocktailing in Milwaukee's bar scene.

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    Art that just “is itself”

    Backstage wraps its focus on visual artists with painter and Milwaukee native Gregory Klassen.

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    “Whence cometh…Borg?”

    What happens when a bunch of "artists, musicians, engineers, derelicts, politicians, activists, noise makers and rejects of contemporary culture" start an art and music collective? DIY magic, that's what.

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    “The spiritual mechanism that enables art”

    For kathryn e. martin, creating art is not (and will never be) a "job" -- it's a compulsion

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    Rocky Trails

    Local filmmaker Drew Rosas' first feature, an 80s hipster slasher/comedy, opens tomorrow night at the Oriental

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    “A tsunami of [Marc] Tasman”

    One self portrait every day, for ten years (and one day). You can do the math.