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Bar Exam: Lee’s Luxury Lounge Has Blessed Beer
Bar Exam

Lee’s Luxury Lounge Has Blessed Beer

Bay View bar is oddly sprawling place with unique history and ritually blessed bar.

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Expected Festival Guests
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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 Box Office Opens on Thursday
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Box Office Opens on Thursday

Today is last day to buy discounted festival passes and ticket 6-Packs. New Age Narcissism headlines Opening Night Party

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals Second List of Official Selections
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals Second List of Official Selections

Lineup includes Beware the Slenderman and a new sports documentary program

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals First List of Official Selections
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals First List of Official Selections

Milwaukee Film announces new Latinx diaspora program and film festival venues

Weekly Happy Hour: BKC Offers Unique Drinks, Snacks
Weekly Happy Hour

BKC Offers Unique Drinks, Snacks

And it’s the perfect place for a drink before Milwaukee Film Fest screenings at the Times.

Milwaukee Film Festival: Power Rankings
Milwaukee Film Festival

Power Rankings

My favorite -- and un-favorite -- films so far.

Weekly Happy Hour: Bryant’s Old Fashioned Charm
Weekly Happy Hour

Bryant’s Old Fashioned Charm

Venerated south side cocktail lounge will be open early for the 5th Annual Doors Open Milwaukee.

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

Come & Get It: FarmRaiser & Film Fest!
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Come & Get It: FarmRaiser & Film Fest!

Please join us at Concordia Gardens on Saturday, September 19, from 4:00 pm - twilight

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Box Office Now Open
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Box Office Now Open

Opening Night Party melds film and community with audience, donors and sponsors

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

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Lineup
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Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Full 2015 Lineup

Festival to open with Youth; Oscar winner Paolo Sorrentino’s new film stars Michael Caine & Harvey Keitel. Award-winning films plentiful in Documentary Festival Favorites and Worldviews programs

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Spotlight Presentations
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Spotlight Presentations

Acclaimed Wisconsin-set thriller Uncle John among headliners

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Competition Films
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Competition Films

Eight Feature Films Competing for $10,000 Cash Prize - South Milwaukee Native Chad Gracia’s The Russian Woodpecker Included

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Lineup
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Lineup

The Milwaukee Music Video Show debuts as new program

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Shorter Is Better Lineup
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Shorter Is Better Lineup

Presenting nearly 60 of the best festival-circuit short films and the return of the Shorter Is Better juried award

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Passport: Sweden Program
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Passport: Sweden Program

Passport: Sweden proves that cold weather produces cool art

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cinema Hooligante Films
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cinema Hooligante Films

Highlighted by 35 mm Anniversary Screenings of Jaws & The Shining

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals Return of Art + Artists Program
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals Return of Art + Artists Program

Featuring U.S. Premiere of a Documentary of a Celebrated Latin American Artist. New This Year is a Showcase Highlighting Award-Winning Media Artist

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Return of Film Feast Program
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Return of Film Feast Program

Film Feast celebrates Milwaukee’s proud food culture with eight food-related films

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Rated K: For Kids
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Rated K: For Kids

All-ages program features live action, animation and 20th Anniversary of Babe: The Gallant Pig

2015 MFF Reveals Return of African-American-Focused Black Lens Program
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2015 MFF Reveals Return of African-American-Focused Black Lens Program

Showcasing fiction and documentary films from emerging and established directors in the black community. The Johnson Controls Foundation provides new financial support.

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Sound Vision Program
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Sound Vision Program

Music film program returns with scheduled appearance by legendary DJ Marco Collins. Koss joins as new sponsor, presenting the program and donating headphones

NEWaukeean of the Week: Kristina Kleinschmidt
NEWaukeean of the Week

Kristina Kleinschmidt

"I think Milwaukee is a bit of a secret."

Bay View Mural Brings a Message

Bay View Mural Brings a Message

The message of new mural is "Love Where You Live," which is probably how most Bay View residents feel about their neighborhood.

Plenty of Horne: The New Gateway to Bay View?
Plenty of Horne

The New Gateway to Bay View?

Development proposed at neighborhood meeting would include 5 stories, 3,000 square feet of first floor retail and 72 apartments on 4 floors above this.

Avalon Theater’s Grand Opening is a Winner

Avalon Theater’s Grand Opening is a Winner

Barrett salutes the theater’s and Bay View’s redevelopment, but is upstaged by the facility’s lovely redesign.

Murphy’s Law: The Bizarre Politics of Ald. Tony Zielinski
Murphy’s Law

The Bizarre Politics of Ald. Tony Zielinski

Once a hard core conservative, he’s now a Bay View liberal. Except when opposing things like the streetcar.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Return of The Avalon Theater
Eyes on Milwaukee

Return of The Avalon Theater

Everything you need to know, including behind-the-scenes photos, about Bay View's historic movie theater and its $2.5 million renovation.

Avalon Theater auctioning off vintage production equipment, seating
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Avalon Theater auctioning off vintage production equipment, seating

The renovation of the Bay View neighborhood’s historic Avalon Theater will take another step forward this week, as the owner of the building makes way for improvements by auctioning off vintage production equipment, projectors, lighting, popcorn machines and seating, according to Alderman Tony Zielinski.