by Brianne O'Brien
July 29 2011
July 29 2011
1. AMKE News Rundown
The Packers cut three players – Defensive Lineman Justin Harrell, Linebacker Brady Poppinga,
and Guard Daryn Colledge. But the Packers did keep Kicker Mason Crosby. He resigned a
five-year deal yesterday. The Packers training camp starts tomorrow in Green Bay. Ready for
some football? Details at www.packers.com.
The Annual Riverwest 24 community bike race is set for tonight and tomorrow. Roughly 600
bicyclists will ride through the urban neighborhood, some with costumes, others just there to
enjoy the ride. More information on the race is available at www.riverwest24.com and to learn
about the neighborhood stay on our page and click on the Neighborhood Project.
The Brady Street Festival runs all day and night tomorrow. Three stages full of music, over 60
vendors, plus our team will be there. Want to get more info…then visit
The Milwaukee Observatory is a public art installation that features over 40 historical markers
and it’s a partnership between Discovery World Professionals and Bay View High School
students. They’ll be on sight tomorrow during the kick-off event at the Beluh Brinton House in
Bay View. For more information see www.discoveryworld.org and to learn about the
neighborhood, click on Radio Milwaukee’s Neighborhood Project.
UW-Milwaukee’s Film School is ranked the 20th Best Film School according to The Hollywood
Reporter’s list. The list highlights 25 film schools. The UWM grad and filmmaker mentioned is
Chris Smith, Director of American Movie. Feel free to comment and let us know if you’ve seen
the film. Details on the school are at www.uwm.edu and click here for the list.
The well-known band, A Tribe Called Quest, has a film coming to the Oriental Theater on
Milwaukee’s East Side tonight: "Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest". The band is known for their diverse, urban feel and laid back
mentality. For their music, just search our page and for film details visit
Beer, beer and more beer. This is Wisconsin, you know. Milwaukee’s 2nd Annual Brewfest
kicks off tomorrow with over 150 craft beers at the Old Coast Guard Pavilion Park on
Milwaukee’s Lakefront. Thirty? If so, see www.milwaukeebrewfest.com for your brew pick.
2. Brother can you spare 2.5 billion dollars?
The US Government has an operating cash balance of $73.8 billion at the end of the day and
Apple has $76.3 billion. To be fair, Apple made the iPhone. More people have an iPhone than
know the preamble of the constitution.
3. Two very important people ask each other questions.
Nevermind that Nirvana hasn't gigged in 17 years. Here are the session demos as we approach the 20th anniversary of the major label debut. Let's just say Butch had a lot of work on his hands.