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Juneteenth Festivities Feature Many Events

Juneteenth Festivities Feature Many Events

It’s the 50th anniversary of the first Juneteenth Day celebration in Milwaukee.

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Juneteenth Festivities Feature Many Events

It's the 50th anniversary of the first Juneteenth Day celebration in Milwaukee.

Sherman Phoenix Is Reopening

Entrepreneurial hub for Black-owned businesses offers full service for first time since March 2020.

Kegel’s Will Run Lakefront Beer Garden

Plus: New Mediterranean restaurant opening. And Pete's Pops comes to Public Market.

Walker’s Point is a Living Museum

So many housing styles and interesting architecture in what was once called ‘Skunk Grove.’

Five-Foot-Tall Birds Coming to Lakeshore State Park

The flock lands June 20th with backing from Black Box Fund.

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Brief Encounters On Water Street

Renaissance Theaterworks offers uneven evening of five short plays by Midwestern writers.

Sunstone Studios Opening in East Town

New shared space for artists will prioritize diversity and equity in participants.

A Thousand Natural Shocks, In a Basement

The one-woman play, set in a basement, that manages to cover a a lot of ground.

Ella With All the Scat Singing

Alexis Roston performs Ella Fitzgerald songs in fine Milwaukee Rep production — and first live show in 13 months!

A Songful Satire of Thanksgiving

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents ‘The Thanksgiving Play’ by MacArthur Fellow, playwright Larissa FastHorse.

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Why Ringo Sang a Kenosha Song

“Loser’s Lounge” inspired by a Kenosha bar. Former Beatles' version is okay, but story behind it is better.

“Bartender’s Blues” Is a Classic

A fine song written by James Taylor became a classic when sung by George Jones.

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World-Class Pianist Competition Returns

After one year delay, Milwaukee-based PianoArts Competition returns in virtual format, with top performers on continent aged 17-22.

Present Music Comes In From the Cold

With an online concert presented Friday featuring a wild and wacky mix of music.

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Presenting Five Midwestern Playwrights

Renaissance presents five 10-minute plays by women playwrights chosen by its annual series.

Skylight Season Is Filled With Firsts

Including three shows never before performed in Milwaukee.

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Brief Encounters On Water Street

Renaissance Theaterworks offers uneven evening of five short plays by Midwestern writers.

Mobay Cafe Is Truly Jamaican

Owner Dixon, a native Jamaican, offers diverse menu of island specialties at Walker’s Point restaurant.

Nationally Famous House-Made Pasta

Adam Pawlak’s three Egg & Flour restaurants are a boon to Milwaukee.

Ella With All the Scat Singing

Alexis Roston performs Ella Fitzgerald songs in fine Milwaukee Rep production — and first live show in 13 months!

A Songful Satire of Thanksgiving

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents ‘The Thanksgiving Play’ by MacArthur Fellow, playwright Larissa FastHorse.

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Announcements

MCTS Special Service to Summer Events Suspended in 2021 Due to Bus Driver Shortage

 

Celebrate Pride Month with axe throwing, painting and drink specials

Bars & Recreation to donate Pride Month special proceeds to Courage MKE

Midwest Haunters Convention Comes to Milwaukee June 25-27

Haunted Trade Shows, LLC brings its popular horror and haunt themed convention to the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee June 25 – 27, 2021!

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Five-Foot-Tall Birds Coming to Lakeshore State Park

The flock lands June 20th with backing from Black Box Fund.

So Many Ways To Be American

MOWA show, “Artists Without Borders,” offers eclectic mix of work by immigrant and first generation American artists.

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