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Richard Franecki, of F/i and Vocokesh fame, talks about his groups and projects in Milwaukee. Read more

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53212 Presents, an emerging company supporting multimedia artists of the Riverwest and Harambee neighborhoods, hosted its opening night of 'I’m a Father Under Construction.' Read more


A highlight this week, PianoArts’ 20th-anniversary festival (June 14-16) offers intriguing performances of piano works set to choreographed dance. Read more

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While Milwaukee’s always been known as Brew City, a recent surge in the number of new craft breweries is reiterating the nickname. Read more

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Read Shepherd Express’ Saving Our Democracy column for a list of political and social justice activities you can get involved with taking place throughout the greater Milwaukee area for the week of July 26-Aug. 1, 2018. Read more

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The organizers of the Women’s March bring Power to the Polls in Milwaukee, and Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker teaches ways to talk to kids about racism. Read more

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The Democratic candidates for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District debate twice, while protesters hold a vigil for immigrants outside of GOP Rep. James Sensenbrenner’s office. Read more

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Milwaukee’s Cow Ponies explain the origins of their self-proclaimed “Alt Country-Old Country-Cow Punk.” Read more

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A listing of Milwaukee Day activities that run the gamut of everything that the city has to offer. Read more

A&E Feature

From the raucous to the laid-back, here is what you should be doing this St. Patrick's Day. Read more

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Three beers, brewed by the third-ever Barley to Barrel class in collaboration with established breweries, were unveiled to the public. Read more


It’s here…it’s here…the high holy day for the LGBTQ community—Halloween! Dear Ruthie’s social calendar features everything from a symphonic performance of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas to a sexy Marvel Comix Night at DIX. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Bublr Bikes launched their first-ever community driven campaign, with a goal of $50,000 to completely fund the installation and upkeep of a new, nine-dock Riverwest neighborhood station. Read more

Happening Now

For the aggressive Milwaukee live rap duo Bo & Airo, hip-hop is a full-body experience. Read more

Music Feature

Paying tribute to Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit," Milwaukee's Strange Fruit Music Festival is back for its second iteration. The independent festival aims tospark discussion and awareness on racial relations in Milwaukee and the rest .. Read more

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Milwaukee Fringe Festival will kick off its second year with a special edition of thepopular live music series Hear Here Presents at Riverwest’s CompanyBrewing on Friday, Aug.25.Paper Holland,who recently released the video for “Jazz, x.. Read more

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Saving Our Democracy—a July 27-Aug. 2 list of activities in the greater Milwaukee area that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the Trump administration and other activities that... Read more

Saving Our Democracy

A wide range of Milwaukee talent paid tribute to the late Amy Winehouse for three sets spanning three hours at Company Brewing last Friday night. Read more

Concert Reviews

The Dainty Rogues are a local burlesque group that standsapart from other locals for their frontal approach to nerd culture. After showsthat have incorporated themes of steampunk, Dungeons & Dragons and crimesolving mystery, they set the.. Read more

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Abby Jeanne has one of those voices meant to turn heads, an acrobatic, bluesy wail that dwarfs everything in its vicinity. Thiswinter the Foreign Goods singer put that voice to good use on her debut soloalbum, Rebel Love , a freewheeling settha.. Read more

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