The talent and mystery of the late artist Mary Nohl lives on, this time when Milwaukee Film presents a special event to celebrate her life and work.
There are so many people who, during their lifetimes, contributed to make Milwaukee the fantastic city it is today. Here are six of those individuals.
No Milwaukee high school experience, including my own, was complete without a trip or two to the "witch's house."
If you're looking for a caffeine boost, a blast from the past (stop, collaborate and listen), good reads or an easier way to cook, read on to hear our staff's favorite things this week.
Wisconsin Historical Society Press publishes some great Badger State books for adults on everything from bowling alleys to bars, history to nature to sports and more. But, the Madison-based publisher also dishes up new titles each year in its great Badger Biographies series for young readers ages 7 and up. The latest explore the lives and work of artist Mary Nohl and Father James Groppi.
The 20th annual D√≠a de los Muertos show opens this Friday, in conjunction with Gallery Night, at the Walker's Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. 5th St., from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibit features more than a dozen altars, including one for deceased Milwaukeeans.
Witch or not, eccentric and quirky or not, Mary Nohl was perhaps the most interesting artist working in and around Milwaukee in the second half of the 20th century. "Mary Nohl Inside &Outside" -- the proceeds from which benefit the Mary Nohl Collection at JMKAC -- is not only an interesting look at Nohl's legacy, but a fitting tribute to the artist herself.
What if this year you revolutionized your definition of vacation, and instead of chilling in the screened-in porch at your parent's cabin, you road tripped to see the world's largest penny or the Mustard Museum?
Jim Muraco's new documentary profiles crazy Brew City houses like the "Witch's House," Boathouse and more.