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Why the Jewish Museum Matters

Why the Jewish Museum Matters

Current exhibit is example of story telling that strengthens community.

Festival Celebrates Black Lives

Festival Celebrates Black Lives

First year of Sankofa MKE festival seeks to give voice to the black community.

Poets Take “Soapbox Therapy” To Sherman Park

Poets Take “Soapbox Therapy” To Sherman Park

In wake of violent uprising in neighborhood, two spoken word groups perform.

Publishing Institute melds inspiration and aspiration for writers
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Publishing Institute melds inspiration and aspiration for writers

Whether writers are beginner or well established in their careers, this two-day institute is sure to spark inspiration and may even advance careers.

Should City Spend More On Artists?

Should City Spend More On Artists?

Artist of The Year Della Wells calls on city, state to invest more in the arts.

Artist Cuts Through Racial Barriers

Artist Cuts Through Racial Barriers

Writer Dasha Kelly has won the city’s Artist of the Year award.

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Attracts 70,885 Attendees for a 10% Increase Over 2014

Contribution to Vincent Toney of $100

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Attracts 70,885 Attendees for a 10% Increase Over 2014

Contribution to Vincent Toney of $100

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Attracts 70,885 Attendees for a 10% Increase Over 2014
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Attracts 70,885 Attendees for a 10% Increase Over 2014

The Allan H. (Bud) and Suzanne L. Selig Audience Award for feature film goes to Romeo is Bleeding

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Over 100 Expected Guests
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Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Over 100 Expected Guests

Headliners include actors Raven-Symoné and John Ashton; documentary subjects April Carrión and Moziah Bridges; award-winning directors Chad Gracia and Stanley Nelson

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces 2015 Panels

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Milwaukee Film Festival Announces 2015 Panels


Chicago Tribune film critic, Michael Phillips, to deliver Keynote Address;
 Panels on Policing and Education highlight the imperative and topical nature of festival documentaries

Newly Opened ARTery Path Extends Beerline

Newly Opened ARTery Path Extends Beerline

Public and private sector leaders applaud the new .67 mile trail connecting Riverwest and Harambee.

A.W.E. School Studio Program at Academy of Accelerated Learning merges science, art
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A.W.E. School Studio Program at Academy of Accelerated Learning merges science, art

Students at Academy of Accelerated Learning will celebrate the work they created in an artist residency sponsored by Artists Working in Education, Inc. on Wednesday, April 9th.

How Teens View Milwaukee

How Teens View Milwaukee

8th grader's book includes boy's devastating poem on crime in Milwaukee.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Dasha Kelly
NEWaukeean of the Week

Dasha Kelly

"We cannot continue to dismiss MPS as a problem for 'those people’s' kids."

Creational Trails Announces Programming Series
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Creational Trails Announces Programming Series

Installations and programming along West Wisconsin Ave. & Beerline Trail to enact creative placemaking

Envisioning the Seen, March 11
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Envisioning the Seen, March 11

Historic Milwaukee, Inc. (HMI) and the Pabst Theater Foundation have partnered to create an entirely unique conversation series titled Envisioning the Seen. On Monday March 11, twelve dynamic, inspiring Milwaukeeans will gather on stage at the historic Pabst Theater to share their visions for the future of our built environment.