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New music is a highlight of a difficult year

New music is a highlight of a difficult year
Eva McNally December 27, 2020

2020 was a year unlike any other and music played a vital role in keeping us all sane. Despite all its challenges, 2020 was a big year for music. Quarantine allowed us to revisit old albums and discover...

Just a Taste: Natasha Davis reviews local restaurant chain, Falbo Bros Pizzeria

Falbo Bros Pizzeria stands on Capitol Dr in Shorewood. The restaurant chain moved here about 12 years ago.
Natasha Davis December 27, 2020

Falbo Bros Pizzeria has been a staple in the Shorewood community since 2012. Serving thin-crust, stuffed and deep-dish pies, the Italian cuisine of the restaurant is varied. Pasta, sandwiches and salads...

Sen Morimoto lets sax rest this time round in new self-titled album

The Chicago multi-instrumentalist puts on impressive show of emotion in new double record.
Ethan McKaig November 21, 2020

Sen Morimoto’s self-titled sophomore studio release is a masterclass in calculated and streamlined sound. Released on Oct. 23, the 15 song record opens the book of Morimoto’s life, and richly develops...

Glass Animals virtual concert is a success

Eva McNally November 21, 2020

Following the release of their third studio album Dreamland, four-man indie-rock band Glass Animals performed a live stream concert in mid-October. The four members are: lead singer Dave Bayley, drummer...

Just A Taste: Natasha Davis reviews American burger joint, Crave Cafe

The exterior of Crave Cafe on Oakland Ave. They serve American style burgers
Natasha Davis November 20, 2020

South of Shorewood High School on Oakland Avenue lies Crave Cafe, an American restaurant serving burgers with a twist. Formally the Runaway Meatball restaurant, the establishment opened in 2016 after the...

Beabadoobee changes pace on new album

Beabadoobee explores the new terrain of alt-rock in her new album Fake It Flowers.
Eva McNally November 20, 2020

British-Filipino singer-songwriter, Beatrice Laus, professionally known as Beabadoobee, recently released her debut studio album entitled Fake It Flowers. Bea had been on the rise when she embarked on...

New director helps drama department turn to virtual

Katrina Kallas October 15, 2020

The Shorewood High School drama department is facing many changes this year with a new drama director and an online curriculum. In the past, the drama classes at the high school have always been very hands-on...

Joji’s new album Nectar satisfies listeners with wide range of styles

The cover of Joji's new Album, Nectar. The album features a wide range of styles from piano ballads to fast-paced tunes.
Eva McNally October 15, 2020

Japanese singer-songwriter, George Kusunoki Miller, professionally known as Joji, recently released his second studio album entitled Nectar. The album was intended to be released earlier this summer, but...

MKE Film Festival explores alternative options to keep organization afloat

Noe Goldhaber October 15, 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and concerns over the safety of running a 14-day festival, Milwaukee Film Festival will be conducting a virtual festival complete with access to exclusive streaming content...

Sci-fi, fantasy books that you may want to read

Graydin Lohre October 15, 2020

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne is one of the “OGs” of science fiction that everyone should have a chance to read in their lifetime....

Just A Taste: Natasha Davis reviews popular American halal food chain, Halal Guys

The interior of Halal Guys on Oakland. They serve American halal food.
Natasha Davis October 15, 2020

My name is Natasha Davis and I’m a senior with a passion for food. After becoming a vegetarian at the beginning of the year, I realized I needed to search for new recipes that would accommodate my new...

Just A Taste: Natasha Davis reviews new restaurant Hiya Taco

Natasha Davis October 15, 2020

My name is Natasha Davis and I’m a senior with a passion for food. After becoming a vegetarian at the beginning of the year, I realized I needed to search for new recipes that would accommodate my new...

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