Home / Today in Milwaukee / PrideFest


Today @ Summerfest Grounds

Jun. 10, 2011
Google plus Linkedin Pinterest
Milwaukee's weekend-long LGBT celebration has always emphasized music and celebration over parades and politics, and in recent years PrideFest has secured entertainment lineups that rival any other pride event in the country. Headlining the event tonight is comedian Mo'Nique. While the star brought an affable, larger-than-life energy to roles in small comedy films and the UPN sitcom “The Parkers,” nothing prepared critics for her ferocious dramatic turn as a physically and emotionally abusive mother in last year's Precious. The performance earned her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as a storage locker's worth of other acting trophies. She used her post-Oscar spotlight to call attention to LGBT issues.


Do you believe that Russia has information about Donald Trump the country could use to influence or blackmail him?

Getting poll results. Please wait...