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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. more

Sep 19, 2017 2:01 PM A&E Feature

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. more

Sep 12, 2017 1:54 PM A&E Feature

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

Sep 5, 2017 4:13 PM A&E Feature

Fall Arts Guide Directory more

Sep 5, 2017 3:42 PM A&E Feature

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? more

Sep 5, 2017 3:28 PM A&E Feature

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. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:21 PM A&E Feature

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

Aug 29, 2017 2:53 PM A&E Feature

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... more

Aug 22, 2017 1:28 PM A&E Feature

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 ... more

Aug 15, 2017 2:07 PM A&E Feature

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. more

Aug 8, 2017 2:08 PM A&E Feature

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. more

Aug 1, 2017 2:36 PM A&E Feature 1 Comments

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 ... more

Jul 25, 2017 1:10 PM A&E Feature

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

Jul 18, 2017 11:57 AM A&E Feature

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! more

Jul 11, 2017 1:03 PM A&E Feature

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

Jul 3, 2017 3:15 PM A&E Feature

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. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:21 AM A&E Feature 1 Comments

An appreciation of the film career of Barbara Stanwyck. more

Jun 20, 2017 12:53 AM A&E Feature

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. more

Jun 15, 2017 10:27 AM A&E Feature

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

Jun 13, 2017 1:43 PM A&E Feature 1 Comments

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... more

Jun 6, 2017 2:16 PM A&E Feature