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Natalie and Jamie prepare to kick some alien butt.

Natalie Ryan a fun dash through space-time

The new play “Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler” (NR2) at Bay View’s Alchemist Theater1 delivers a fun science fiction romp that outshines many of today’s bigger budget stage, film and TV science fiction offerings. The play — written by Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski — is a sequel to their 2011 collaboration “Natalie Ryan and the …

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The Milwaukee airship sightings of 1897

In 1896 and 1897, before the first successful dirigible flight had even occurred,1 people across the U.S. reported seeing mysterious “airships” flying over major cities and rural communities alike. While in grade school, I remember reading how one of the most intriguing sightings occurred in Milwaukee where “thousands of witnesses” claimed to have observed a …

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