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  • By The People, For The People?

    The eyes of the world are focused on Iran where the will of the people is struggling to be heard. Here in Milwaukee the people spoke in favor of a paid sick leave mandate. So what's the difference?

  • Scion Presents

    Hot*pop’s Guest Artist Series, Featuring Trevor Traynor

    Gallery Day Event! Milwaukee, WI — Saturday July 25, 2009 — 4 – 7 pm Please join us for Gallery Day as we welcome Trevor Traynor’s touring show, “I Shoot People.”  BBQ refreshments and giveaways throughout the day courtesy of Scion.  Music by DJ Kid Cut Up of No Request Sound.  Brought to you by […]

  • Schwartz void filled by community book co-op

    Shorewood, WI. A group of Shorewood, Whitefish Bay and North Shore community activists plans to open and operate a cooperative bookstore, to be located in Shorewood. “It will be a bookstore for the community, created by the community, said organizer Keith Schmitz. “The closing of the Harry W. Schwartz bookstore on Oakland Ave. created a […]

  • Date Change for Spectacular! Spectacular!

    A NEW DATE SET FOR SPECTACULAR! SPECTACULAR! A BURLESQUE BASH Proceeds benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America MILWAUKEE, WI – New date, same “Spectacular” event. Due to an unforeseen shipment conflict at our venue, Spectacular! Spectacular! A Burlesque Bash to Benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America has been rescheduled. The benefit […]

  • Newsmaker Luncheon to Feature Milwaukee Brewers Manager Ken Macha

    MILWAUKEE, WI – May 11, 2009.  Milwaukee Brewers Manager Ken Macha will be the featured guest of a Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon on Wednesday, June 10. The public is invited to attend the Newsmaker Luncheon, which will include a discussion between Macha and a panel of local journalists. Macha also will take questions from […]

  • Jonathan West will be on “The Story” with Dick Gordon on Friday, June 5

    A quick note about something kind of cool happening today. As you may or may not now, Jonathan West has a 20-year history with The Sunset Playhouse.  He was an enthusiastic participant in his youth, was away from The Playhouse for many years doing very “un-Playhouse-like” things, and now has returned to the fold for […]

  • Lee Bergquist Book Celebration

    MPC Announcement Thursday, June 18, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. NEWSROOM PUB 137 E. Wells Street ~ Milwaukee, WI  53202 Lee Bergquist Book Celebration Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Lee Bergquist has completed a marathon – as in a marathon quest to publish his labor of love – Second Wind: The Rise of the Ageless Athlete. To celebrate his […]

  • Free Family Day at Salvation Army

    The Salvation Army Of Greater Milwaukee To Host Free Family Day Saturday, June 20 The Salvation Army Milwaukee Citadel Worship & Community Center, 4129 W. Villard Avenue will hold a free family day on Saturday, June 20, 2009 from 1-3pm.  Come and enjoy movies, refreshments, gym activities and more. This event is free and open […]

  • Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums Grand Opening

    Villa Terrace Art Museum Renaissance Garden Opening Sunday, June 7, 2009 Free Admission The Villa Terrace Art Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee, is proud to announce the opening of the Renaissance Garden on Sunday, June 7. In celebration of the occasion, the museum will extend FREE ADMISSION to all visitors for the day. (normally […]

  • Twitter Art

    Boris Ostrerov, a Milwaukee based multidisciplinary artist, is pleased to present his latest project titled, “Twitter Installation” at the Walkers Point Center for the Arts (WPCA) Annual Member’s Show on view from June 5th until July 2nd 2009. The “Twitter Installation” explores the phenomenon of Twitter, a micro-blogging service that is becoming an increasingly popular […]

  • Al Jarreau Benefit Concert Kicks-Off Gathering on the Green Festival

    The 2009 Gathering on the Green offers the rare opportunity to see Milwaukee’s own, seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau perform a benefit concert on Thursday, July 9, in Mequon’s Rotary Park. On Saturday, July 11, Gathering will commemorate 15 years of the best of the performing arts for the entire family with “A Red, White […]

  • Poet in Residence – Jack Collom at Woodland Pattern

    (Milwaukee, WI) On Saturday, June 6, 2009, poet-in-residence Jack Collom will read from his latest collections of poetry Exchanges of Earth & Sky and Situations, Sings. Collom will also lead an eco-poetics workshop “What’s Funny? Nature?” on Saturday afternoon from 2pm-5pm. Jack Collom was born in Chicago, Illinois, 8 November 1931, and grew up in […]