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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.. more

Jul 19, 2017 6:35 PM Around MKE

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.. more

May 2, 2017 4:03 PM Around MKE

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 more

Jan 31, 2017 3:27 PM 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 .. more

Mar 9, 2016 7:33 PM Around MKE

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 more

May 21, 2013 7:59 PM 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... more

Oct 24, 2012 10:06 PM 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... more

Feb 1, 2011 12:00 AM 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 more

Jan 20, 2011 12:00 AM 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... more

Oct 20, 2010 12:00 AM 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.. more

Sep 9, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

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 .. more

Sep 4, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

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

Sep 3, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

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

May 15, 2008 12:00 AM 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 more

Apr 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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 more

Apr 3, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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

Apr 2, 2008 12:00 AM Classical Music

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