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Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off June 1 with live entertainment and free lunch
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Sculpture Milwaukee kicks off June 1 with live entertainment and free lunch

Northwestern Mutual Gardens to host ribbon-cutting ceremony from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Milwaukee Ballet Stages Iconic Swan Lake as Season Finale
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Milwaukee Ballet Stages Iconic Swan Lake as Season Finale

World-Famous Ballet Returns to Marcus Center, May 31-June 3

The Florentine Opera announces its 85th Anniversary Season
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The Florentine Opera announces its 85th Anniversary Season

The Florentine will begin its season on October 12 & 14, 2018 with the production and live recording of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players

Herzfeld Foundation Endows Curator of Photography and Media Arts Position at Milwaukee Art Museum
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Herzfeld Foundation Endows Curator of Photography and Media Arts Position at Milwaukee Art Museum

$3.5 million commitment continues the Herzfeld investment in highlighting photography at the Museum, and a steady trend of endowed positions at the institution.

Milwaukee Film Hires Sara Meaney to New Chief Marketing Officer Role
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Milwaukee Film Hires Sara Meaney to New Chief Marketing Officer Role

Organization appoints four new board members, including chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Mark Mone, and president of Marquette University, Michael Lovell

Milwaukee Ballet Announces 2018-19 Season
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Milwaukee Ballet Announces 2018-19 Season

49th season features Dracula, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and five new works

Dance: Let Us Now Praise Young Creators
Dance

Let Us Now Praise Young Creators

Milwaukee Ballet partners young choreographers and dancers with local musicians.

Milwaukee Ballet Mixes Contemporary Choreographers with Local Artists in MXE Milwaukee Mixed at The Pabst
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Milwaukee Ballet Mixes Contemporary Choreographers with Local Artists in MXE Milwaukee Mixed at The Pabst

MXE Milwaukee Mixed is the first program in which Milwaukee Ballet will stage work solely created by its own artists, as well as using local musicians and poets.

2018 Milwaukee Film Festival Opens Call For Entries
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2018 Milwaukee Film Festival Opens Call For Entries

Free Entry for All Films; Festival Offers To Pay for Work That Is Screened

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.

Milwaukee Film Celebrates 10th Anniversary; Announces 2018 Festival Dates
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Milwaukee Film Celebrates 10th Anniversary; Announces 2018 Festival Dates

Festival organizers hope the later dates will expand programming opportunities.

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

Milwaukee’s Film Industry is Bigger Than Beer
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Milwaukee’s Film Industry is Bigger Than Beer

Film industry grew by 10% (2010-2015); double the rate of local economy

Record-breaking Milwaukee Film Festival Attendance; 9% Increase to 84,702
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Record-breaking Milwaukee Film Festival Attendance; 9% Increase to 84,702

The Blood is at the Doorstep wins Allan H. (Bud) and Suzanne L. Selig Audience 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

Over $140,000 in Cash and Production Services Awarded at Milwaukee Film Festival
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Over $140,000 in Cash and Production Services Awarded at Milwaukee Film Festival

$87,000 in cash and over $60,000 in production services awarded

Milwaukee Film Receives Continued and Increased Support From Sponsors
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Milwaukee Film Receives Continued and Increased Support From Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor, Associated Bank, expands partnership through Milwaukee Film Checking 30 new sponsors provide increase of $301,000 in cash & in-kind support

Presenting the Milwaukee Filmmaker Alliance
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Presenting the Milwaukee Filmmaker Alliance

Former DreamWorks SKG executive hired as director of new organization created to cultivate, connect, and catalyze Milwaukee area film industry

Laughter, Inspiration, & Cocktails: Milwaukee Film Reveals Spotlight Presentations
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Laughter, Inspiration, & Cocktails: Milwaukee Film Reveals Spotlight Presentations

Director and subjects set to attend inspiring Opening Night film STUMPED. U.S. Premiere scheduled for documentary celebrating creative cocktails, Schumann’s Bar Talks.

Milwaukee Film Announces Full Lineup of Cream City Cinema Program
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Milwaukee Film Announces Full Lineup of Cream City Cinema Program

Popular annual program supports local filmmakers with $12,500 in cash prizes to be awarded. WebsterX, The Fatty Acids, and IshDARR music videos to be a part of shorts showcase

Milwaukee Film Announces Return of Cine Sin Fronteras Program
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Milwaukee Film Announces Return of Cine Sin Fronteras Program

Latinx diaspora program expanded after successful inaugural year

Milwaukee Film Announces Full Black Lens Program Lineup
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Milwaukee Film Announces Full Black Lens Program Lineup

John Ridley returns with new documentary Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992. Program expands with total of 8 feature films and 2 shorts programs

Milwaukee Film Announces Dramatic Expansion, Leases Oriental Theatre for 31 Years
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Milwaukee Film Announces Dramatic Expansion, Leases Oriental Theatre for 31 Years

Secures Largest Gift In Its History: $2,000,000 from Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele

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

Art: Private Collections of the Wealthy
Art

Private Collections of the Wealthy

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

2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open
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2017 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open

Festival Offers to Pay for All Work Screened; Free Entry for All Films; $34,500 in Cash Prizes Promised

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 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 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

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

The Florentine Opera Celebrates The Artistic Milestones of its 82nd Season
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The Florentine Opera Celebrates The Artistic Milestones of its 82nd Season

The Florentine celebrated the triumphs of the 2015-2016 Season – a great classic and new works, the first year of Adam Wiensch, Esq.’s board presidential term, and the honoring of Community Partners including Colectivo Coffee Roasters.

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

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

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces John Ridley to Join Board of Directors
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces John Ridley to Join Board of Directors

Academy Award-winner and Mequon native will be this year’s keynote speaker

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Program Lineup
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Cream City Cinema Program Lineup

58 locally-made films to be presented; $12,500 to be awarded in juried prizes

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals Cine Sin Fronteras Program Lineup
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Reveals Cine Sin Fronteras Program Lineup

Showcasing the rich and vibrant Latinx diaspora through cinema

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Launches Sportsball! and United States of Cinema Programs
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Launches Sportsball! and United States of Cinema Programs

Programs include feature-length sports documentaries and American independent fiction films

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Black Lens Program Lineup
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Announces Black Lens Program Lineup

Showcases fiction and documentary films from emerging and established African-American directors

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

Milwaukee Film Announces Addition of Mark Sabljak to Festival Staff
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Milwaukee Film Announces Addition of Mark Sabljak to Festival Staff

Former Milwaukee Business Journal publisher and market president joins team for 2016 film festival

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

Milwaukee Film Announces World Premiere Screening of Milwaukee 53206
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Milwaukee Film Announces World Premiere Screening of Milwaukee 53206

Film explores the lives of those affected by mass incarceration in Milwaukee

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

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

Milwaukee Film Festival Announces 2016 Campaign Art & Early Ticket Sales
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Milwaukee Film Festival Announces 2016 Campaign Art & Early Ticket Sales

Up to 40% off Festival Passes and ticket 6-Packs

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 Film Announces Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Grant
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Milwaukee Film Announces Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Grant

Festival Among 16 FilmWatch Grant Recipients; Received $10,000 in Cash for Black Lens Program

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

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

2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open
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2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Call for Entries Now Open

Festival Offers to Pay for All Work Screened; Free Entry for All Films; $27,000 in Cash Prizes Promised

Announcing 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Dates: September 22 – October 6
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Announcing 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival Dates: September 22 – October 6

Donald and Donna Baumgartner renew support with organization’s largest gift to date

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

2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Attracts 70,885 Attendees for a 10% Increase Over 2014
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2015 Milwaukee Film Festival Attracts 70,885 Attendees for a 10% Increase Over 2014

The Allan H. (Bud) and Suzanne L. Selig Audience Award for feature film goes to Romeo is Bleeding

Puppies & Kittens! Milwaukee Film Festival Unveils 2015 Sponsor Trailer
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Puppies & Kittens! Milwaukee Film Festival Unveils 2015 Sponsor Trailer

Sponsor Trailer a collaboration with Wisconsin Humane Society

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

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 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 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

Milwaukee Film Announces 2014 Festival Dates, New Programming Hire
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Milwaukee Film Announces 2014 Festival Dates, New Programming Hire

Sixth Annual Milwaukee Film Festival runs September 25-October 9