VITAL

  • This Week at MSO Pops

    Cirque (with Photo Gallery)

    The MSO Pops start 2010 with the surreal, dreamy Cirque de la Symphonie.

  • Photo Gallery

    Holiday Lights

    Our Winter Scenes series continues with a pictorial of some of Milwaukee's sparkling displays.

  • Deep-Fried Romantic

    The Christmas Newsletter

    TCD's Brian Jacobson ruminates on holiday newsletters and offers an optimstic take on his own year in review.

  • Divisionaries

    Week 16 — Jocks

    Divisionaries recaps last week's NFC North action and unveils the five greatest arrests in NFC North history.

  • PODCAST

    David Begel wants you to win a prize

    Can anyone guess why David calls himself Mark's "TMJ GUY?" No, seriously — can you? We're not really sure either, but the correct answer will make you a winner.

  • Milwaukee music pros list their Top 5 Desert-Island Picks

    We rounded up a few local experts to share their favorite releases from the Milwaukee Sound of 2009.

  • Cultural Zero

    Heroes never die

    DJ makes his first-ever New Year's resolution.

  • Cultural Zero

    DJ’s Top 10 Albums of 2009

    Of course, every year, the problem for me is that I barely listen to 10 new albums every year, because most of what gets pushed on us by Pitchfork and other useless music blogs makes me want to set the Internet on fire (seriously, the next person who tells me Grizzly Bear is good is getting slapped on the head).

  • PODCAST

    Lee Ernst’s Fight Club

    The 29-year veteran actor is preparing for uncertainty as a new artistic director ascends at The Rep. And his take on starting a fight club.

  • Divisionaries

    Week 15 — Jocks

    Find out which athletes and fans have been the naughtiest as Divisionaries unveils the Top 10 greatest arrests in NFC North History.

  • Winter Scenes

    Escaping the cold at the Domes

    There's much to appreciate about Milwaukee's Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, not only as a unique feature on the city's horizon but as a spectacular escape from winter's cold, cold days.

  • Deep-Fried Romantic

    As seen on TV, now in stores and our lives

    In honor my desire to buy the "Big Top Cupcake" maker, here's a look at (and salute to) useful and unneccessary things.