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Among the dance groups across the country speaking against Lara Spencer’s derogatory comment on male ballet dancers, the Milwaukee Ballet joins with free trial classes for boys. Read more

A&E Feature

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Photo Credit: Nathaniel Davauer

Milwaukee Ballet closed its first half-century last weekend with an adaptation of 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream.' Read more

Dance

Butting against Soviet authority, Rudolf Nureyev makes a run for freedom in director Ralph Fiennes biographical film. Read more

Film Reviews

Taking ballet to the streets, that is theexciting new initiative of Milwaukee Ballet. Named Ballet Beat , this project is comprised of public rehearsals, freeopen classes (for people to watch not take) and performances throughout thecity. Taki.. Read more

Happening Now

It would be easy to imagine Milwaukee Ballet earningaccolades for their world-class performances on the stage, but you might be abit surprised to learn of a pair of awards they recently won.Milwaukee Ballet won two digital industry awar.. Read more

Happening Now

Arcade Fire: The Reflektor Tapes With The Reflektor Tapes, director Kahlil Joseph successfully shattered the clichés of band-concert documentaries. The Reflektor Tapes is a collage of images and s,Home Movies / Out On Digital Read more

Home Movies

Photo Courtesy Kent G Becker, Flickr CCLake Arts Project, Inc., in collaboration with MilwaukeeBallet School & Academy, will welcome Ashley Bouder, top principal dancerwith the New York City Ballet to Milwaukee on March 13. Bouder will teach .. Read more

Happening Now

In most versions of Swan Lake, the white swan pas de deux represents the first meeting of Prince Siegfried and the swan queen Odette. He's obliged by virtue of his birth to marry and carry on the line, but no available Read more

Classical Music

Milwaukee Ballet has an advanced training program for exceptional college-age dancers from around the world. Much of the main company graduated from this program, known as MBII. In addition to covering secondary... Read more

Classical Music

The Milwaukee gypsy-folk trio The Vitrolum Republic often jokes about having to learn how to cover their own songs. “We often have to teach ourselves how to play a song live after we’ve finished it in the studio, because the recordings have... Read more

Local Music

During a busy 2010 that he spent blogging about the local hip-hop scene, promoting shows and managing a stable of local rappers, Milwaukee rapper JC Poppe continued to write and record his own material—enough of it, in fact, for two Read more

Today in Milwaukee

There’s no shortage of folk and roots bands paying tribute to a bygone era of American music; rarer are the groups that build on and truly advance America’s roots-music tradition. Among the handful doing so locally is Juniper Tar, a five-pi... Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2010

Is this the beginning of the end?It's so hard to stay positive and not think that this is the Brewers completely blowing it.I know, I know. It's just a couple of games, step off the ledge, etc...But when our manager continues to do things like bat.. Read more

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Posted, as inconveniently as possible, on Twitter via Zshare, ?uestlove debuted a new (or at least unreleased) Lauryn Hill song yesterday, "World Is A Hustle," a meandering, eight-minute treatise that improbably pays off. The lyrics are seeped in .. Read more

On Music

The Onion had it right! Prince finally snapped and tried to eat CC!! Read more

More Sports

Milwaukee Ballet ends its season this weekend with one final, mixed-repertory program fea La Bayadere ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Ballet rings in April at the Pabst Theater with a mixed repertory program a What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com. ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Winners in the Best Place to Learn to Dance category for Best of Milwaukee 2008. Read more

Best of Milwaukee 2008

The Milwaukee Ballet rings in April at the Pabst Theater with a mixed repertory program a Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

TheMilwaukeeBallet will ring in April with a mixed repertory program a The Mirror’s Edge ,Classical Music/Dance Read more

Classical Music

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