Windfall Theatre stages a successful (and nostalgic) version of Celebration, a little known gem by the authors of The Fantasticks. Read more


The Shepherd Express’ Performing Arts Week highlights live theater, dance and music performances in and around the city of Milwaukee. This week, we look at productions of Judy Moody & Stink, Celebration and Haydn’s oratorio, The Creation, as ... Read more

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 Charges ofchild abuse, a crime that once festered in the shadows, have becomecommonplace. Not just Roman Catholic priests, but Protestant pastors, publicschool teachers and swimming pool attendants have been implicated. But in theface.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Milwaukee’s Juan Carlos Ruiz would like you to know that he is not a particularly big fan of tortillas. “I’m from Peru, so when my friends offer me tortillas, they think that I’m happy,” he explains. “But in Peru, we don’t eat many tortillas. W.. Read more

Happening Now

As holiday origin stories go, Milwaukee Day's beginning is hardly the pilgrims feasting with the American Indians... Read more

Music Feature

When looking at a painting by Ruth Grotenrath, it is hard not to feel exuberant. Her paintings, particularly from the 1940s onward, plunge us into the delights of a bright palette and complex rhythms of pattern, manifest through still lifes... Read more

Visual Arts

Playwright Adam Rapp earned a lot of acclaim (including a 2006 Pulitzer Prize) and a bit of controversy for his risqué drama Red Light Winter, the story of two young, American guys who share a window prostitute in Amsterdam in an attempt to... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

That means that theselegislators are relying on the advice of Milwaukeeleaders and residents—and they’re deeply divided. It also means that MPSreform—no matter how it turns out—is in the hands of state lawmakers, not Milwauke,Expre Read more

Issue of the Week

The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Phoenix Suns tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Bradley Center.,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Repertory Theater debuts its latest production tonight: Glengarry Glen Ross, Glengarry Glen Ross ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The Riverside Theater is giving Cake the year off from their recent New Year's Eve shows and has instead booked Austin indie-rockers Spoon to headline their annual bash. For Spoon, the performance will cap a year in which the band returned to the .. Read more

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