A bit of everything
The Lakefront Festival of the Arts launches, a plethora of classical music, more Spring Green shows and Theatre Gigante brings an accordionist to Paddy's Pub.
Quad Graphics and Milwaukee Magazine present the Lakefront Festival of the Arts. This weekend of art, entertainment, and community celebration will take place at the Milwaukee Art Museum. There will be family friendly activities, art tutorials, a silent auction to benefit the museum and much more. General admission to the Museum during the event is $15, or $8 for members. Three-day passes can be purchased for $20 and children under 16 are free. This event is available during normal museum business hours.
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts hosts the first in a summer series of Starry Night concerts at the Gerlach Outdoor Theater, featuring Warren Wiegratz’ Vivo, an international jazz fusion group. The concert begins at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 21. Tickets are free but can be reserved by calling 262-781-9520. Picnics are welcome, but food and beverages are available for purchase.
UWM’s Fine Arts Quartet series continues with a concert performance featuring guest pianist Xiayin Wang. This evening will include Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Stravinsky’s Double Canon in Memoriam Raoul Dufy and Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major. This is the third in a series of free performances being held at the Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts. The performance begins at 7:30 PM and seats can be reserved by calling 414-229-4308.
The American Players Theater will open Hamlet this Friday, June 21. The Shakespeare classic, directed by John Langs, will play at the Up the Hill Theater through October. Showtimes vary, but opening night will take place at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $46-60 and can be purchased by calling 608-588-2361.
Accordionist Guy Klucevsek will perform a collection of self-composed music at Theatre Gigante‘s annual Paddy’s Pub show. Performances are June 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 414-961-6119.
National Saengerfest will take place at the Milwaukee Theatre this weekend starting on Friday. The two-day festival is held every three years as a celebration of German and Austrian cultural heritage. The event will feature several singing societies from all over the country. Saengerfest has been a Milwaukee tradition since 1886, when it was the staple of tourism in the city. More information about this event can be found by calling 800-745-3000.
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JMKAC: Uncommon Ground, through Sept. 6