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Photo Gallery: Dinner in the Alley Moves Indoor
Photo Gallery

Dinner in the Alley Moves Indoor

Unique fundraiser by Salvation Army came inside due to rain, all captured in our photos.

Photo Gallery: 10 Wisconsin Avenue Mini-Murals
Photo Gallery

10 Wisconsin Avenue Mini-Murals

Artist Mauricio Ramirez's murals on 10 Wisconsin Ave. utility boxes are complete. Take a look.

Wisconsin Avenue utility box mural project concludes with ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 11
Press Release

Wisconsin Avenue utility box mural project concludes with ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 11

All 10 utility box murals were composed and created by Mauricio Ramirez

Summer Soulstice Music Festival set for Saturday, June 24
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Summer Soulstice Music Festival set for Saturday, June 24

East Side Summer Soulstice Music Festival - information from Alderman Nik Kovac

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee Opens to Public
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee Opens to Public

City now has a world-class sculpture exhibition on its main street.

Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off May 31 with mayoral proclamation, live entertainment and free lunch
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Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off May 31 with mayoral proclamation, live entertainment and free lunch

Chase Tower at Water and Wisconsin to host ribbon-cutting ceremony from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Summerfest Announces Johnson Controls World Sound Stage Headliners and Performance Dates
Press Release

Summerfest Announces Johnson Controls World Sound Stage Headliners and Performance Dates

Now, for a limited time, fans can purchase a Summerfest Power Pass for $80 and a 3-Day Pass for $45.

Arte Para Todos 2017
Press Release

Arte Para Todos 2017

One secret headliner will be announced the week before the festival.

Summer Soulstice Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup
Press Release

Summer Soulstice Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

In its 17th year, the Summer Soulstice Music Festival is a celebration of the East Side and the longest day of the year.

VoodooHoney Casts A Spell on Valentine’s Day
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VoodooHoney Casts A Spell on Valentine’s Day

The night features a full range of Milwaukee’s emerging and mature talents.

VoodooHoney Casts A Spell on Valentine’s Day
Press Release

VoodooHoney Casts A Spell on Valentine’s Day

The night features a full range of Milwaukee’s emerging and mature talents.

Diverse Genres Dominate Top Honors at 2016 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards
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Diverse Genres Dominate Top Honors at 2016 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards

Top Winners Include Hip-Hop, Rock, R&B, Synth Pop and EDM Artists

Islands of Brilliance presents year two of Colors & Chords
Press Release

Islands of Brilliance presents year two of Colors & Chords

Musical acts and visual artists help raise funds for autism organization

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests
Press Release

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests

Headliners include Academy Award-winner John Ridley, Emmy Award-winner Sam Pollard, The Blind Side actor Quinton Aaron, Silicon Valley actor Martin Starr, and Arrested Development actor Mae Whitman

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Program Lineup
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Program Lineup

58 locally-made films to be presented; $12,500 to be awarded in juried prizes

Weekly Happy Hour: Sabbatic Offers 99 Cent Drinks
Weekly Happy Hour

Sabbatic Offers 99 Cent Drinks

Every day from 7:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Plus a regular Happy Hour, and lots of attitude.

Weekly Happy Hour: Thai-Namite Is a Spicy Treat
Weekly Happy Hour

Thai-Namite Is a Spicy Treat

The food’s great. And the reduced-price beers help cool off the heat.

Strange Fruit Music Festival Addresses Racial Inequities
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Strange Fruit Music Festival Addresses Racial Inequities

Strange Fruit is a music festival that explores the thoughts and emotions of local musicians as to the present climate of racial relations both in Milwaukee and the country as a whole.

Band of the Week: Faux Fiction Is the Real Thing
Band of the Week

Faux Fiction Is the Real Thing

The Milwaukee alt-rock band calls its music "pop fuzz." It's catchy.

NEWaukee Announces Partnership with Diversatek
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NEWaukee Announces Partnership with Diversatek

Diversatek aims to increase community awareness

PrideFest Milwaukee celebrates triumph over tragedy
Press Release

PrideFest Milwaukee celebrates triumph over tragedy

Community unites for largest LGBTQ pride celebration ever

Band of the Week: AUTOmatic Embraces Classic Hip-Hop
Band of the Week

AUTOmatic Embraces Classic Hip-Hop

The band and its leader Darius Windom have even collaborated with Speech.

Band of the Week: Foreign Goods, City’s Most Eclectic Band?
Band of the Week

Foreign Goods, City’s Most Eclectic Band?

Nine crack musicians meld rap, hip hop, jazz, world music, yet keep the sound raw.

Summer Soulstice Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup
Press Release

Summer Soulstice Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

Summer Soulstice Music Festival is Milwaukee’s largest local music festival and is set to take place on June 25th, 2016.

Weekly Happy Hour: Fire on Water Is Great for Music
Weekly Happy Hour

Fire on Water Is Great for Music

And the happy hour runs four hours, and all night on Tuesday.

Band of the Week: The Man With Two Bands
Band of the Week

The Man With Two Bands

Donny and the Robot and DASHCAM have different sounds but the same solo artist.

Milwaukee Day celebrates all things 414 at Turner Hall Ballroom
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Milwaukee Day celebrates all things 414 at Turner Hall Ballroom

Bringing the community together for a great cause

Milwaukee Day celebrates all things 414 at Turner Hall Ballroom
Press Release

Milwaukee Day celebrates all things 414 at Turner Hall Ballroom

Bringing the community together for a great cause

Best 15 Local Music Shows of 2015

Best 15 Local Music Shows of 2015

Milwaukee’s music scene keeps getting better, as this list suggests.

Rock Out for Halloween

Rock Out for Halloween

Great concerts -- and one book reading -- happening this Saturday.

Preview: The Rise of Three.Stacks.Eliot
Preview

The Rise of Three.Stacks.Eliot

Sam Lewis talks about the Milwaukee jazz and hip hop band, which plays at Garibaldi’s tonight.

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

Weekly Happy Hour: Vista King Offers Great Lake Cruises
Weekly Happy Hour

Vista King Offers Great Lake Cruises

And on certain nights, the cruise has a happy hour. It’s my favorite bar.

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Lineup
Press Release

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Lineup

The Milwaukee Music Video Show debuts as new program

Profile: The Musical Journey of Jay Anderson
Profile

The Musical Journey of Jay Anderson

The leader of Foreign Goods, just 23, is a deep thinker and musician.

Weekly Happy Hour: Hi Hat Garage Is Quite a Scene
Weekly Happy Hour

Hi Hat Garage Is Quite a Scene

One of the best deals in town: half-off taps, rail mixers and wine.

NEWaukeean of the Week: Lex Allen
NEWaukeean of the Week

Lex Allen

"I like going to brunch in the Third Ward. You can practically taste the creativity in the air."