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Gabriel Iglesias- Fluffy Breaks Even is hilarious

Gabriel Iglesias- Fluffy Breaks Even is hilarious

by Collin Rave, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2016


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I love standup comedy, and for more than 10 years I have seen great comedians, but some comics could never make me laugh. One of them has been Gabriel Iglesias, a.k.a. Fluffy, so when I went to his show in April, I was skeptical. The show started with Iglesias’ posse. These three openers struggled to ke...

The Naked Magicians entertain with amazing magic and a lot of skin

by Collin Rave, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2016


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Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler are two amazing magicians from Down Under, and they brought their special kind of magic to Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater on April 27. The naked magic show is everything you would expect it to be, amazing magic with a lot of skin. This Australian duo eased the audience into the...

Bluegrass band energizes fans at Miramar Theatre

by Keith Schubert, Times Staff Reporter

May 4, 2016


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Hot Buttered Rum, a notorious and long time touring bluegrass band continued their Spring Tour at the Miramar Theatre on Friday April 8. The energy and excitement that filled the Miramar that night was what everyone in attendance was looking for. The hour and a half non-stop ride that included fiddle,...

‘Within the Child’s Core’ overcomes the past

‘Within the Child’s Core’ overcomes the past

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016


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Janiece Corevine, a pen name of a student at MATC in the Medical Administrative Assistant program, grew up in a troubled home. From a small age, she suffered abuse. Corevine explained, “I was in therapy dealing with a lot from my past so my therapist told me, ‘why don’t you put your worlds on p...

DiFranco engages crowd at Turner Hall

DiFranco engages crowd at Turner Hall

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016


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With a small frame but large mind, Ani DiFranco graced Turner Hall April 8. DiFranco’s guitar swelled, but didn’t swallow her vocals. Her Jewel-esque music soothed the crowd. She exclaimed, “You’re my favorite team, my favorite crowd. I’m proud of you.” DiFranco, a folksinger and songw...

Peter Murphy strips Turner Hall down

by Teresa Rae Butler, Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

April 29, 2016


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Lovers of goth, glam rock, post punk, alternative and other genres, lovingly swayed to the sounds of Liv Mueller, a long-time Milwaukee talent, awaiting the following act, originally from England. The crafty artist knocked listeners out with her gem, “Voodoo Love,” opening for the “ears up sha...

Satriani wears sunglasses at night

Satriani wears sunglasses at night

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016


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The show at the Pabst Theater April 13 started with what I can only describe as a nightmare. There were aliens, UFOs, and bright lights. Enter Joe Satriani wearing all black with a silver jacket and sunglasses. Satriani’s  music sounded like Metallica without lyrics. Satriani  impressed the audience w...

Irish dancers step it up

by Kerry Lynch, Times Photographer

April 29, 2016


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Delaney’s culinary delights: Thai Chicken Tacos

Delaney’s culinary delights: Thai Chicken Tacos

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016


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As excited as I was to dive into preparing an international dish to celebrate the college’s recent International Festival, I have to admit that deciding what kind of cuisine to showcase wasn’t easy. With so many incredible flavors from all across the globe, it’s so hard to pinpoint just one to s...

Stevenson discusses fairness and redemption in the justice system

Stevenson discusses fairness and redemption in the justice system

by Keith Schubert, Times Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016


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Bryan Stevenson, author of the award winning book “Just Mercy,” came to the Cooley Auditorium, on Wednesday, March 9, to talk about the justice system, and what we can do to help fix the problems going on with race relations. Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer who founded the Equal Justice Initiative (EJ...

‘London Has Fallen’ worth seeing

‘London Has Fallen’ worth seeing

by Edgar Davis, Times Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016


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“London Has Fallen,” directed by Babak Nijaf and released March 4, picks up at an unspecified amount of time after the events of the movie “Olympus Has Fallen,” which came out in 2013. Some of the key players In “Olympus Has Fallen,” that, in my opinion made both movies soar to the top of ...

‘Allegiant’ is more dull than dazzling

by Katie Walsh, Tribune News Service

March 22, 2016


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Of all the post-apocalyptic young adult trifles, the “Divergent” series has been the sexiest thanks to the steamy make-outs between stars Theo James and Shailene Woodley but it’s also strangely the most sanitized. In the third installment, “Allegiant” (or rather “The Divergent Series: Allegiant Par...

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