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Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to the big red church just down the street from the central library on Wisconsin Avenue. The popular concert version of the classic Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Weber will resonate through the church once more as In.. more

Theater

 Harvey Scales is aveteran Milwaukee musician whose career stretches back to the ‘60s. The NorthDivision graduate sang with an early version of The Esquires (remembered fortheir hit “Get on Up”) and emerged as a solo act .. more

I Hate Hollywood

Tyler Friedman: “TenPortraits of Jews of the Twentieth Century” by Andy Warhol is not the gatheringof assorted portraits; rather, it was conceived of as a sort of suite. It wascommissioned as a body of works. I thought we should begin with a.. more

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Unless you were on a social media hiatus last week, it would have been nearly impossible to miss the news that Alterra Coffee has changed their name to Colectivo more

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Colectivo Coffee revealed the sign for its Prospect Cafe this morning, and like everything involving the company formerly known as Alterra, it was a high-profile media event. The photo above comes from Instagram user anders390; Colectivo's officia.. more

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Like all tight-knit communities, it doesn't take much to whip Milwaukee into a frenzy, but lately the city has seemed even more frenzy-prone than usual, following news of Alterra's name change, Pizza Man's reopening and, most prominently, Ryan Bra.. more

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The Milwaukee coffee scene was aflutter in 2010 when local AlterraCoffee Roasters struckup a deal with Mars Drinks, selling the brand for worldwide production intheir Flavia line. The arrangement, while publicized to an extent, stayedrelativel.. more

Around MKE

Camp Bar owners Paul and Natalia Hackbarth say they modeled the bar after their cabin in northern Wisconsin. To judge by the looks of the establishment, it must be quite a cabin. For all its taxidermied animal heads, antle more

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 Alison Klayman’sdocumentary Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry opens with scenes of cats playing insideAi’s studio with a comment from the Chinese artist: only one of his 40 cats haslearned to open doors while others simply watch. Sure enoug.. more

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Alterra adds to its growing café empire with a new location in Bay View (2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.). The building, which is also the new home of Alterra's baking operations, sits at a prime location where Kinnickinnic, Howell and Lincoln a... more

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Nothing beats lounging in the sun, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying decadent table scraps provided by a loved one... more

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Milwaukee's masters of early music, Ensemble Musical Offering, have found a link between the Baroque era and our city's popular Alterra Coffee Roasters in the form of J.S. Bach's “Coffee Cantata.” The Prospect Alterra (2211 N. P more

Classical Music

The Florentine Opera Company, in conjunction with Alterra Coffee, is continuing its “Florentine at the Lake” series this summer. The music offers a peek ahead at the company's 2011-2012 season. Expect to hear passionate yet dulcet bits o... more

Classical Music

Beyond serving us some of the world’s best coffee beans and tea leaves, as well as some of the tastiest locally sourced food in the city, the owners of Alterra have given Milwaukee and surrounding suburbs a comfortable haven, a place where ... more

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The Milwaukee Common Council signed off on a plan to allow Alterra Coffee Roasters to pursue tax-free industrial revenue bonds for a smattering of new projects around the countytwo projects in the city, and two in the suburbs. The most con.. more

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Plans surfaced last week of Alterra’s intention to move into an empty bank building at the intersection of Lincoln, Kinnickinnic and Howell avenues in the heart of Bay View. more

Daily Dose

Playwright Steven Dietz must have known that his 2007 comic drama about 9/11 conspiracies, Yankee Tavern, would stir controversy, but his main intention appears to have been to tell a good, solid thriller about real people caught up in an e... more

Today in Milwaukee

Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music at the Jazz Estate. The residency has changed markedly since its inception... more

Today in Milwaukee

Capitalizing on the success of the hit 2006 film adaptation, in November the 1981 Henry Krieger/Tom Eyen musical Dreamgirls, the story of a very Supremes-like 1960s girl group, launched its first national tour in almost 25 years. The film v... more

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