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  • Upcoming June Events at Racine Art Museum

    Racine, WI     June 1, 2009 Upcoming June Events at RAM Free First Friday in June Friday, June 5 Visitors enjoy the Racine Art Museum for FREE the first Friday of every month. Free RAM admission 10:00 am – 9:00 pm Free Hands-On Art Event 4:00 – 8:00 pm Drop in and create magnificently colored magnets. […]

  • June Updates & July Events in the UWM Peck School of the Arts

    Events are listed by discipline (Dance, Film, Music, Theatre, Visual Art, Special Events) except for exhibitions, which are listed at the end.  For updates, check our online calendar: arts.uwm.edu/calendar. Electronic images are available for most events: pmorris@uwm.edu BOX OFFICE INFORMATION The Peck School of the Arts Box Office is located in the Helene Zelazo Center […]

  • 2009 Milwaukee Film Festival Submission Deadline Extended

    MILWAUKEE (June 1, 2009) – The Milwaukee Film Festival has extended the submission deadline for submitting films and videos of any length to June 30, 2009. All films/videos made in Milwaukee or by current Milwaukee filmmakers/video artists qualify for an entry fee waiver. Filmmakers just need to e-mail TJ@milwaukee-film.org to receive a fee waiver code. […]

  • 112-year-old American Flag found in School

    An American flag from the year 1897 was found in the attic area of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. K-8 School at 3275 North Third Street. The flag, with some tears and other signs of wear was found after a recent fire, which was caused when lightning hit the steeple of the school. The flag […]

  • Milwaukee Press Club Newsmaker Luncheon to feature State Health Officer

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  • The Armoury Gallery closes its doors

    In a press release Monday night, Milwaukee’s Armoury Gallery — founded by MIAD grads Cassandra Smith and Jessica Steeber in 2008 — has closed its doors. Dear friends of the Armoury, As reluctant as we are to join the list of closing galleries and businesses around Milwaukee, it has unfortunately come time to announce that […]

  • Smoke Free Compromise Expected to Pass

    The good news is that the Wisconsin legislature is likely to pass a comprehensive bill to prohibit smoking in all workplaces in the state as soon as Wednesday. Yes, that includes all bars and restaurants. The bad news is that the law won’t take effect until July 5, 2010.