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October 2016

In Tandem Theatre presents Dracula vs The Nazis

October 7 @ 8:00 pm - October 30 @ 2:00 pm
Tenth Street Theatre,
628 N 10th St

Milwaukee, WI 53233 United States
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Hitler Dracula

Count Dracula is dragged out of retirement to stop Hitler from using a magical device that can make him and his army immortal. Actors Chris Flieller and Doug Jarecki play over 20 characters in this madcap comedy that catapults you around the world, to and from an alternative universe and back home again! More information about the show and tickets can be found at www.InTandemTheatre.org or by calling the box office at 414-271-1371.

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Exhibition at MOWA: Graphite Drawings: Melissa Cooke

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Museum of Wisconsin Art,
205 Veterans Ave.
West Bend, WI 53095 United States
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Graphite on paper has never looked so stunning as in Melissa Cooke’s captivating drawings. Often focusing on self-portraits and self-exploration, she is expanding her repertoire to include portraits of places and objects, making us look closer at the familiar. Her process is unique and does not use traditional mark-making tools. Graphite is dusted and lightly blown onto the surface of the paper with a dry brush, then smudged and manipulated. No pencils are used, allowing for the surface to glow…

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Connected Enterprise: Shaping the Future

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
UW-Milwaukee EMS building, Room 173,
3200 N. Cramer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival The number of devices connected to the Internet will increase three-fold in the next four years – to 50 billion. What can be gained by managing all that information? Instead of using a single pool of data on a single device for a single purpose, this workshop will introduce the concept of connecting multiple silos of information to make processes super efficient and productive. It will transform manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture and…

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Live: Bodies in Sport

October 22 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
UW-Milwaukee Klotsche Center, Rooms 356 and 378,
3409 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Explore the human body in this hands-on experience where you investigate bones and muscles used in common sports. Live models with “painted” muscles will help you recognize opportunities for injury prevention. Then, guided by researchers in the College of Health Sciences, learn a technique used for stress management and maintenance of well-being in all areas of life. With this simple exercise, you can regulate your mind and body to optimize health…

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The Brilliance of Bioluminescence

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UWM Lapham Hall,
3209 N. Maryland Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. In this program, the lights will be turned off so you can see live cultures of bioluminescent bacteria and single-celled organisms that glow, and learn how – and why – they do it. Discover what happens when the professor removes oxygen from the water. And don’t miss the fun tricks he demonstrates with these microbes and a black light.

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$38 - $110

Scheherazade | Angels in the Architecture

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts,
929 N Water St

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
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Scheherazade’s bewitching Arabian story ignites along the Shaker-inspired purity of Angels in the Architecture. This enchanting double bill pairs sensuality and simplicity, opulence and elegance in a stirring night of entertainment. Mark Godden’s celebratory Angels in the Architecture showcases the beauty and simplicity of the Shaker movement. Set to Copland’s “Appalachian Spring Suite,” this poignant picture of the Shaker lifestyle is moving and uplifting. First conceived and staged in Milwaukee in 2003, Kathryn Posin’s critically-acclaimed Scheherazade is colorful, enchanting and…

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FREE Fall Family Fun Fest

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RAM’s Wustum Art Museum,
2519 Northwestern Ave
Racine, WI 53404 United States
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Calling all ghosts and goblins to the annual Fall Family Fun Fest! Art activities indoors and out, a scavenger hunt, mini pumpkin patch and more! Dress in your favorite Halloween costume for the annual Costume Contest. Join Laura Kastelic at 3:30 pm for the NEA BIG READ book discussion about the worlds of the True Grit characters and how what they wore spoke to the nature of their character. Enter the Pumpkin Carving Contest. All pumpkins must be carved before…

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Green Fish, Green Worms, Green Water: A Tour

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex,
1900 E. Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Dive even deeper into glow-in-the-dark research by touring the laboratories of the Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health at UW-Milwaukee. Scientists will show how – and why – “tagging” genes in fish and worms with a green fluorescent protein can help keep you healthy. You can also see what’s so harmful about too much green algae in water.

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Big Ideas with UWM Doctoral Students

October 22 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Colectivo Coffee,
2211 N. Prospect Avenue

Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. In this, the 50th anniversary of UWM’s first doctoral degree program, we recognize the workhorse-scholars of our research laboratories. UWM doctoral students will present their “big ideas” in a variety of fields – in only 5 minutes, with 5 minutes of follow-up questions. From architecture to astrophysics, who knows what you’ll learn next?

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Power Drinking in Prehistoric Europe

October 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
UW-Milwaukee Honors House, Room 196,
3363 N Maryland Ave

Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival. Archaeological evidence for alcoholic beverages in prehistoric Europe exists – including drinking cups and cauldrons found in the graves. Learn how Iron Age people from what is now Germany produced pre-hopped beer and mead. Participate in a demonstration on the science of malting and fermentation to produce an ale based on evidence from a site dating to 540 B.C. while seeing the evidence for prehistoric brewing. Then taste samples of a…

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