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Classical: Home for the Holidays in Riverwest
Classical

Home for the Holidays in Riverwest

Florentine’s young artists perform holiday favorites in popular annual show.

Donald and Donna Baumgartner make $1.5 million gift to the Florentine Opera
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Donald and Donna Baumgartner make $1.5 million gift to the Florentine Opera

Gift will support the Studio Artist program

Artistic Director Michael Pink makes his return to the stage for one very special performance of <em>The Nutcracker</em>
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Artistic Director Michael Pink makes his return to the stage for one very special performance of The Nutcracker

Milwaukee’s Magical Holiday Tradition celebrates 40 years

Bud and Sue Selig Announced as 2018 Wilson Center Eddy Recipients
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Bud and Sue Selig Announced as 2018 Wilson Center Eddy Recipients

MSO ACE Program Also Selected to Receive Fourth Annual Educational Excellence Award

Milwaukee Ballet presents 2nd annual sensory-friendly performance of <em>The Nutcracker</em>
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Milwaukee Ballet presents 2nd annual sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker

Partnership with Autism Speaks and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts gives live theater option for the community

Milwaukee Art Museum Shows Monumental Works by Chicago Native Rashid Johnson this Summer
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Milwaukee Art Museum Shows Monumental Works by Chicago Native Rashid Johnson this Summer

Rashid Johnson: Hail We Now Sing Joy explores themes of escape and identity through new works and unique materials.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Sculpture Milwaukee Opens to Public
Eyes on Milwaukee

Sculpture Milwaukee Opens to Public

City now has a world-class sculpture exhibition on its main street.

Milwaukee Ballet Offers Deliciously Dark Reflection on Snow White with Mirror Mirror
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Milwaukee Ballet Offers Deliciously Dark Reflection on Snow White with Mirror Mirror

Daring dance drama returns to the Marcus Center June 1-4

Bar Exam: The Most Beautiful Bar In Town?
Bar Exam

The Most Beautiful Bar In Town?

Best Place at the Pabst is one of the most enchanting saloons in the nation.

Art: Private Collections of the Wealthy
Art

Private Collections of the Wealthy

"Milwaukee Collects" at Milwaukee Art Museum offers great works by local collectors.

Milwaukee Ballet Pairs Charming Classic with Evocative New Work in Double Bill this April
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Milwaukee Ballet Pairs Charming Classic with Evocative New Work in Double Bill this April

Classical favorite La Sylphide to appear alongside world premiere Sans Pleurer

Milwaukee Ballet announces 2017–18 Season
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Milwaukee Ballet announces 2017–18 Season

Highlights include world premiere of Michael Pink’s Beauty and the Beast; Unique Made in Milwaukee program at The Pabst; return of La Bohème

Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition Explores Breadth of Region’s Private Art Treasures, Many Never Seen Before
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Milwaukee Art Museum Exhibition Explores Breadth of Region’s Private Art Treasures, Many Never Seen Before

Milwaukee Collects celebrates our community’s love of art and art collecting

House Confidential: Slumlord’s River Hills Mansion
House Confidential

Slumlord’s River Hills Mansion

James Herrick lives in $1.1 million home, makes money off squalid rental properties.

Milwaukee Art Museum offers visitors another year of Meijer free admission days
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Milwaukee Art Museum offers visitors another year of Meijer free admission days

Monthly free day and extended hours have switched to Thursdays in 2017

Milwaukee Ballet Announces Three Finalists of Genesis: International Choreographic Competition
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Milwaukee Ballet Announces Three Finalists of Genesis: International Choreographic Competition

Artists from Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States will compete for top prize

Milwaukee Art Museum Receives Historic Gift of More Than 500 Jules Chéret Works
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Milwaukee Art Museum Receives Historic Gift of More Than 500 Jules Chéret Works

Susee and James L. Wiechmann will also underwrite new prints and drawings curator

Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Creative Director
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Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Creative Director

New hire brings a wealth of design experience to Museum leadership team; will work to create a fresh visual experience

The Nutcracker is the gift that keeps giving
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The Nutcracker is the gift that keeps giving

Milwaukee’s magical holiday tradition returns to brighten the holiday season

Milwaukee Ballet presents sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker for the first time
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Milwaukee Ballet presents sensory-friendly performance of The Nutcracker for the first time

Partnership with Autism Speaks and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts gives new live theater option for the autism community

Milwaukee Art Museum chief curator to take director position at Florida museum
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Milwaukee Art Museum chief curator to take director position at Florida museum

Brady Roberts’ last day at the Museum is October 21.

Milwaukee Ballet Opens Season with a Pair of Majestic One-Act Ballets
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Milwaukee Ballet Opens Season with a Pair of Majestic One-Act Ballets

Stunning Scheherazade appears alongside picturesque Angels in the Architecture, Oct 20-23

Disney’s Queen of Katwe and Academy Award-Winners Highlight Spotlight Presentations
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Disney’s Queen of Katwe and Academy Award-Winners Highlight Spotlight Presentations

Festival opens with Life, Animated from Academy Award-winner Roger Ross Williams. Milwaukee 53206: A Community Serves Time returns to Milwaukee after sold-out June premiere

House Confidential: Donald Baumgartner’s Princely Mansion
House Confidential

Donald Baumgartner’s Princely Mansion

The generous plutocrat's River Hills home is fit to entertain a prince, and actually did.

Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Director
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Milwaukee Art Museum Announces New Director

Marcelle Polednik selected from field of dozens of national candidates; poised to harness Museum’s momentum

Murphy’s Law: How CEOs Leave Workers Behind
Murphy’s Law

How CEOs Leave Workers Behind

CEOs Rich Meeusen and Tim Sullivan get rich while workers get nothing.

Donna and Donald Baumgartner make historic endowment gift to Milwaukee Art Museum
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Donna and Donald Baumgartner make historic endowment gift to Milwaukee Art Museum

$8 million gift dedicated to support Museum Director; largest gift ever made to institution’s endowment

On the Air: “A Hero For the Entire Country”
On the Air

“A Hero For the Entire Country”

Bruce Murphy talks to WTMJ-AM about Donald Baumgartner's inspiringly generous treatment of employees.

Murphy’s Law: The Generosity of Donald Baumgartner
Murphy’s Law

The Generosity of Donald Baumgartner

The manufacturing CEO shares the wealth with those who made him rich: his employees.

Milwaukee Ballet to present wonderful, whimsical ALICE (in wonderland)
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Milwaukee Ballet to present wonderful, whimsical ALICE (in wonderland)

Following sold-out runs in four cities, family favorite will be a colorful season finale

Milwaukee Ballet Offers Modern View on Dance Through Kaleidoscope Eyes
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Milwaukee Ballet Offers Modern View on Dance Through Kaleidoscope Eyes

Contemporary presentation features the music of The Beatles and two world premieres

O’Donnell Property Agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum is a WIN/WIN.
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O’Donnell Property Agreement with the Milwaukee Art Museum is a WIN/WIN.

In late 2015, not satisfied with the plan negotiated by the County Executive, the County Board chose to reimagine the O’Donnell plaza and garage proposal.

Milwaukee Ballet announces 2016-17 Season
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Milwaukee Ballet announces 2016-17 Season

Highlights include exotic Scheherazade; Romantic classic La Sylphide; Return of Pink’s evocative Mirror Mirror

Milwaukee Ballet Tempts Audiences with New Dance Drama, Dorian Gray
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Milwaukee Ballet Tempts Audiences with New Dance Drama, Dorian Gray

Michael Pink adds to master storyteller legacy with premiere of famous cautionary tale

The Roundup: Henningsen Moved
The Roundup

Henningsen Moved

milwaukeeworld.com scoop

The Roundup: New Home for Lord?
The Roundup

New Home for Lord?

Lord has been looking at the old Lou Fritzel building with owner Peter J. Kondos.