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Packers/Chiefs rematch could boost interest in rare film of first Super Bowl

Published Jan. 17, 2020

This Sunday, both the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs are vying for Super Bowl spots. If each wins its conference championship, Super Bowl LIV will be a rematch of the very first Super Bowl, in which the Packers topped the Chiefs, 35-10, in January 1967. Good luck finding a complete film of that game.

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Local author overcomes hurdles to print book on Wisconsin craft beer

Published Nov. 25, 2016

Sometimes a setback results in the opportunity to approach things in an entirely new way. Such was the case for Matthew Janzen, author of the "State of Craft Beer," a photographic journey depicting the stories behind the Wisconsin brewing industry.

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The Waxwing needs your support

Published Oct. 1, 2015

The Waxwing, an artist consignment shop, will move to a new, larger location on the East Side and to make this dream a reality owner Steph Davies has created a Kickstarter campaign.

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Photographer Jacobson offers a different perspective in "Vantage Point"

Published Jan. 20, 2015

For Brian Jacobson, an art photographer and journalist who works in Milwaukee, photography has been constant. Last year, during the late summer months through early fall, he decided to take a series of photographs from different, and often unseen, perspectives from high places within the metropolitan area.

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6 Kickstarters for your gift list

Published Dec. 1, 2014

If you are looking for a unique gift idea this holiday idea Kickstarter could just be the answer. But -- what are the risks? Plus, here are six ideas to back this holiday season.

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Russian immigrant aims to tell his Milwaukee story through film

Published Nov. 23, 2014

In 1993, Kirill Mikhanovsky moved with his family to Milwaukee's East Side from Moscow. He started out working at McDonald's near Oakland and North Avenues and went on to graduate from UWM and NYU with a degree in film. Now, he's in Milwaukee and trying to produce his film - despite encouragement not to.