This phrase is about as pretentious a cliché as there is in music, but here goes: It’s hard to describe what The Antlers sound like to someone who hasn’t heard them before. That also means it’s hard to say what they’ll sound like May 30, when they take the stage at Madison’s High Noon Saloon, but we know it’ll be good.
By Nico Savidge
With all of the mystique surrounding Ron Swanson, television’s favorite local parks department director, it can be easy to forget there is a human being behind that mustachioed representation of bacon-and-whiskey Americana. But a human being there is, one named Nick Offerman, who will be taking the stage at the Memorial Union Theater at 8 p.m. Wednesday as part of his American Ham tour.
Two current Wisconsin women's hockey team members will join six former Badgers and Wisconsin head coach Mark Johnson on the 2009-'10 U.S. National Hockey team and could be on their way to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver.