Black History Month


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Black History Month presents an opportunity for the LGBTQ community to recognize black personalities, gay and straight, who have contributed to the fight for our civil rights. Read more



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Richard G. Carter, published author and print/broadcast journalist, recalls fond memories of his experiences at, to and from, and around Harlem’s legendary showplace. Read more

Music Feature

Despite being a prominent activist against racism, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been erased from the Black History Month Resolution. Read more


50 years after the Stonewall Riots, and 51 years after the Milwaukee racial unrest, things have unfortunately barely moved forward. Read more



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Paul Masterson celebrates black LGBTQ artists of note, citing presidential portraitist Kehinde Wiley, on the national level, and Richard Brasfield, Lex Allen and Elisabeth Brown of Milwaukee. Read more


Dozens of black artists and entrepreneurs will come togetherthis weekend for Milwaukee’s inaugural Black Arts Festival at theWisconsin African American Women's Center, 3020 W. Vliet St. The three-dayfestival, which will feature live perfor.. Read more

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One of the most fascinating stops in the residential part of the Milwaukee Public Museum’s venerable “Streets of Old Milwaukee" exhibit is the little mid-19th century cottage home of Sully and Susanna Watson. The Watsons were free blacks who.. Read more

Happening Now

Fresh Perspective Art Collective and the 2017 Black Arts Festival pay tribute to Black History Month with various performances, workshops and displays. Meanwhile, “Ornate/Activate” opens at Villa Terrace and the Jewish Museum displays “F... Read more

Visual Arts

Every surviving member of the legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan will appear at the group’s show at the Rave tonight, with the exception of de facto leader RZA, who is sitting out this tour to focus on his acting career, according to the grou... Read more

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The Milwaukee Art Museum continues its mission of presenting exceptional art collections to the metro area with the fascinating exhibition “European Design Since 1985: Shaping the New Century.” The exhibit, which through Jan. 9, 2011 Read more

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Wisconsin Lutheran College announced yesterday that Virginia-based traveling educational theatre group Theatre IV will be arriving at the Schwan Concert Hall for a couple of performances of its dramatic musical stage adaptation of the story of Har.. Read more


Tuckedin the basement at WoodlandPatternBook On Sunday, June 8, WoodlandPattern hosts readings by Riverwest authors and art act ,A&E Feature Read more

A&E Feature

The editor of the WSJ accidently reminds us of the tragedy of losing the Cap Times if the new approach fails. We must help keep the Cap Times going on the Internet. WSJis a daily paper that took no position on the outrageous Supreme C.. Read more

News Features

The African-American Children’s Theater stages a production of “The Gift&rdqu The Source ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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