BMO Harris Bradley Center

The grand opening of the Fiserv Forum poses big questions for the nearly 30-acres of land surrounding the new arena. Arguably none of which is more crucial than what to do with the land that the BMO Harris Bradley Center currently sits on top of. Read more

Happening Now

It’s time for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to leave the fairytale playground that she bought with her family’s money and step into the real world of public education; either that, or it’s time for her to get out of the way of the people. Read more

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Lucas Saporiti

“Corteo,” which runs through April 2 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, skillfully blends comedy, tragedy, and a touch of the surreal with jaw-dropping acrobatics. Read more


Off the Cuff with Chris Capper, executive director of Just One More Ministry, a faith-based nonprofit dedicated to recovering food from food suppliers, restaurants and caterers with the intention of repackaging it for those in need. Read more

Off the Cuff

The fight between the Pettit family and the city of Milwaukee for the location of the Bradley Center. Read more

Milwaukee History

It’s Geek Week in Milwaukee and Ruthie answers a question from a reader in love with a self-described “cosplay geek.” Read more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie explains to a reader than “no” means “no.” Exciting upcoming events include: “Intersex Stories, Not Surgery” with Pidgeon Pagonis at UWM, Nov. 30; and Katy Perry’s Witness Tour stop at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Dec. 4. Read more

Dear Ruthie

A picture of the progress being made on Milwaukee’sunder-construction basketball arena (with the nearby Bradley Center andMilwaukee Panther Arena) has recently made the social media rounds, claiming itto be the very rare instance of thre.. Read more

Happening Now 1 Comments

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Katy Perry

One of the great monoliths of 2010s pop radio, Katy Perry will release her latest album Witness on June 9, then launch a major tour, which will include a stop of Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center on Monday, Dec. 4. Tickets for the concert go o.. Read more

On Music

Ruthie answers a question from a superficial husband and an imposter auntie. Upcoming events include: Little Shop of Horrors opening night at Sunset Playhouse, March 2; Mad Hatter Tea Party at Charles Allis Art Museum, March 4; and a screen... Read more

Dear Ruthie

In 1981, The Walt Disney Company introduced their first liveice show Walt Disney’s World on Ice .After a few iterations it became what we know today as the Disney on Ice series and has grown into an international phenomenon withnew shows int.. Read more

Happening Now

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra takes on Indiana Jones while the Rave’s Stellar Spark New Year’s Eve party kicks off a day early. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of opinion with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record co-founder Matt Wild and I, we're digging into one of the most dubious claims that we've heard in quite a while: That the new Milwaukee Bucks .. Read more

On Music

Prominent African-Americanpoet Jay Wright will give a poetry reading at Marquette University on Tuesday,Oct. 25, at 3:30 p.m. as part of their forum series.Praised for its evocativelanguage, introspective tone and mythological imagery,.. Read more

Happening Now

The Bradley Center is a community arena and we need to book it as that,” says Doug Johnson, entertainment director at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.In the past several years, the Bradley Center has improved its entertainment game by booking mor.. Read more

Make Milwaukee Rad

Emmy award winning comedian and “Horace and Pete” star LouisC.K. will be making a return to Milwaukee on Monday, Aug. 1, performing at theBMO Harris Bradley Center.C.K. is no stranger to Milwaukee, having filmed his Grammyaward-winning 201.. Read more

Happening Now

Though diminished by age, The Who didn’t embarrass themselves Monday night—that is if you discount Pete Townshend’s stage banter. Read more

Concert Reviews


Photos: Maggie Vaughn

Bruce Springsteen and his band brought songs of joy and pain—hours and hours worth of them—to the Bradley Center. Read more

Concert Reviews 2 Comments


Bruce Springsteen is coming back the Milwaukee. The Boss and his E-Street Band will headline the BMO Harris Bradley Center on March 3, 2016. It'll be his first time playing Milwaukee since 2009 and his eighth time headlining the Bradley Center, "t.. Read more

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