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A family comedy driven by complex characters and big subjects, The Who and the What is the third of Brookfield native Ayad Akhtar’s plays to be celebrated internationally in the last five years. Read more

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Deb Loewen’s latest site-specific piece for her Wild Space Dance Company takes place in a Riverwest venue (The Goat Palace), involves the audience and includes actual goats. Read more

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SEPTEMBER THEATER   Almost, Maine Peninsula Players Sept. 6-Oct. 15     Br!nk New Play Festival Renaissance Theate,A&E Feature Read more

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As the 21st century accelerates into the future art museums, whose traditional mission has been to preserve the past, obliged to keep abreast? And, if yes, how do they achieve this without diminishing their core objective? Read more

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Milwaukee High School of the Arts has cultivated programs to educate “the whole child" by merging arts with academia. The Shepherd Express interviews MHSA principal Barry Applewhite. Read more

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The Green Bay Packers are poised to return the Lombardi Trophy to Titletown. Read more

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Milwaukee’s own Fringe Festival is back for its second edition, Aug. 26-27 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. The two-day multi-disciplinary performance and visual art festival will swing the spotlight onto local artists of all k... Read more

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Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, perhaps the most successful orchestra of its kind in the U.S., serves 1,000 elementary through high school students from 215 schools, 60 communities and 14 counties in southeastern Wisconsin and northern ... Read more

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The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre launches its new season with Ira Levin’s popular Deathtrap and a new branding campaign that affirms its commitment to storytelling. Read more

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Charles Q. Sullivan, artistic and music director of Early Music Now for the past 16 years, retires; but he will still be an active member of the musical arts community in Milwaukee for some time to come as a performer and conductor. Read more

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Brady Street has two hearts: an older Italian one, still visible, and a counter culture heart, ghostly but powerful. People hang out here knowing the street will accept them whoever they are. Nowhere is this more evident than at the annual ... Read more

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Director-actor Clint Eastwood is best remembered for tough guy roles, but some of his best films echoed his love of jazz. Read more

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Milwaukee’s annual Bastille Days festival in Downtown’s Cathedral Square offers food and wine, a replica Eiffel Tower and lots and lot of other French-flavored stuff! Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers are on the rise, exceeding 2017 pre-season expectations. Read more

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In a dream move, Optimist Theatre will present the eight season of its free outdoor Shakespeare in the Park at the Marcus Center’s Peck Pavilion, the state of the art outdoor stage in Downtown Milwaukee. Read more

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An appreciation of the film career of Barbara Stanwyck. Read more

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This year’s Rolling Thunder took 100 Wisconsin bikers on a journey from the Harley-Davidson Museum to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Read more

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Milwaukee Swordplay Academy offers Introduction to Italian Longsword and Introduction to Rapier classes, which meet twice a week for four weeks and run $100. Read more

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George Frideric Handel’s animal characters from his splendid operas and oratorios take to Lynden Sculpture Garden June 16 and 17 in a collaborative event by Milwaukee Opera Theatre and Danceworks Performance Company called “Handel’s Bestiar... Read more

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