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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.


Bobblehead Museum eyes Milwaukee

Published Nov. 18, 2014

Today, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum announced its establishment and intention to locate in Milwaukee. The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum will display the world's largest collection of bobbleheads and bobblehead-related exhibits and will be "the premier source of bobblehead related news and information," it said in a release.


UW-Milwaukee graduates launch Kickstarter for feature film

Published Nov. 3, 2014

Last spring, Martin Kaszubowski and Scott Cary graduated from UW-Milwaukee's highly regarded film program with a load of ambition. They've made the leap that most students don't dare to take immediately following college: co-writing, directing and producing a feature-length film with little to no money to back them up. Recently, they launched a Kickstarter campaign for the film, titled "Christopher Darling."


How (and why) to crowdsource a record

Published Nov. 3, 2014

My band, Spacehog, was lucky: We made enough money selling our re-recorded hit "In The Meantime" to Guitar Hero and Rock Band to finance its production. But there was the small matter of promoting our new release - something we had taken for granted that would be performed by the rank and file of a large record company.


The software king who's crowdsourcing a new kind of bike

Published Aug. 6, 2014

David Weiner spent a lot of time in software. It wasn't until recently that he launched Priority Bicycles -- a cheap, lightweight, and incredibly sexy line of bikes that have blown up all over the Internet. We talked to David about his inspiration behind Priority and, most importantly, why he left a lucrative career to start a bike company.

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Dairyland Youth Kickstarter

Your generosity will fulfill '80s punk band Dairyland Youth's teenage dreams of playing to a capacity crowd in Asia! Dairyland Youth formed in 1986 in Wisconsin, by 4 teenage nerds in a basement, who imagined 27 years later to be invited to play anywhere- let alone a massive show in front of...

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