The birthplace of Dungeons & Dragons, southeastern Wisconsin has become the epicenter for tabletop role-playing games, says UWM anthropology professor Thomas Malaby.
Monster tales have been part of human cultures for centuries. But they aren’t just scary stories — they tell us something about ourselves.
Nearly 30 years after its release, “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is increasingly regarded as a Halloween classic. What local fans might not know is that “Nightmare” has a strong UWM connection.
Kirill Mikhanovsky’s movie was filmed entirely in the Milwaukee area with a cast almost entirely from the city. Audiences and critics both local and national have loved it.
“Give Me Liberty,” the Milwaukee-made film by UWM grad Kirill Mikhanovsky, is racking up rave reviews and national acclaim.
A new feature film with UWM connections aims to put Milwaukee on the filmmaking map.
When Milwaukee musician Trapper Schoepp saw the lyrics that his musical hero had written about Wisconsin, he knew he had to bring the song to life. With Dylan’s approval, he did.
Cory O’Brien Borkowski was always interested in art, and a UWM metalsmithing class spoke to her. Now, she’s forging a career working with jewelry at Kesslers while also producing her own art.
Furrow, the literary magazine created in an English class at UWM, has won the National Program Director’s Prize from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs.
“Evicted” was required reading for students in a UWM architecture studio class. The students’ work will be on display at the Mobile Design Box through September.