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The Velvet Whip book
The Velvet Whip's Dan Ball, with fellow band member Henry Steinfort, has created "The Legendary Velvet Whip," a self-published book tracing the revolutionary counterculture Milwaukee band's short but important trajectory.
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St. Michael's convent
You can see the soaring St. Michael's Catholic Church steeple - the second-tallest in town - from everywhere in its West Side neighborhood. But get close and at least as striking as the church is the 1885 former convent at 2414 W. Vliet St., now home to Acts Housing.