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The Ohio players headline the Northern Lights Theater, Peter Mulvey and SistaStrings are recording live at Café carpe, and a lot more this week in Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee


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Ex Fabula will open its new season with the first ever “Deaf StorySlam,” which gives a platform for deaf people to share their stories. Read more


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Executive director Megan McGee discusses Ex Fabula, and Festival City Symphony talks about upcoming concerts. Read more

Arts News

Miscast is a musical revue in which Waukesha Civic Theatre performers sing songs for characters they would never have the chance to play in real life due to their sex, ethnicity or age. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Midwest Gaming Classic is back, and it brought along Ernie Hudson of Ghostbusters fame. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

More than 100 people gathered at Christ Church Episcopal in Whitefish Bay Tuesday night to discuss different ways to speak with children about race at a community event organized by Ex Fabula and the Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion. Read more

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Coming up this week in Milwaukee’s performing arts scene are Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Always… Patsy Cline (March 23-May 20), Voices Found Repertory’s Macbeth (March 22-31) and Ex Fabula’s StorySlam, TMI (March 22). Read more


March hits the ground running with concerts from Lorde, Nightmares on Wax, Yonatan Gat and Tyler, The Creator. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee


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Milwaukee’s community storytellers, Ex Fabula, presents its first collaboration with the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, “Risking It,” Friday, Nov. 17. Read more

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Want to get involved in socio-political activism? Check out these activities that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the far right. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

On Saturday, March 11 the Walker’s Point bar and restaurantDrink Wisconsinbly Pub will celebrate one year in business with a “firstbirthday party.”The celebration begins at 3 p.m. and the first 50 guestswill receive a .. Read more

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This coming Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Ex Fabula will hold theirfirst StorySlam of the 2017 season, at Lakefront Brewery (1872 N. CommerceStreet). The theme of the show is “water," a topic that will undoubtedly inspire a number of tales rel.. Read more

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FrankSinatra was never content to stand behind the microphone and sing to a liveaudience. He developed a parallel career as a movie actor and embraced the newmedium of television with a series of specials. A set of four DVDs.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

ExFabula will be celebrating personal storytelling again tonight with a series of monologues assembled for an event bearing the title: “Come Clean.” This is, of course, presuming that I haven’t grossly misread the information provided onl.. Read more



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Milwaukee’s Panalure fill their debut album with stories about violence, regrets and sins of the flesh. Read more

Local Music

Milwaukee-based Folky Bluesy Jazz pop group Panalure is putting out a new album. The music has a delicious melancholy about it. Some of the lyrics might not seem entirely out of place in goth rock or death metal, but Panalure’s stuff has a much mo.. Read more


If Tuesday is as "fat"as a proper Mardi Gras celebration would have us believe, then there should beplenty left over from Fat Tuesday for Giving Tuesday. What is "GivingTuesday", you ask? Giving Tuesday is "a global day ded.. Read more

Visual Arts

Powerful Pols: Julilly Kohler’s spectacular environmentally friendly home overflowed with enthusiastic supporters of female Assembly candidates. Hosted by outgoing state Rep. Sandy Read more

Happening Now

 FredAstaire is probably the most famous dancer of the last century, rivaled only byhis sometime partner, Ginger Rogers. Astaire’s acting was often an excuse for him to break into dance; his singing was arestrained counter.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Not so long ago in a restaurant not so far away, five inspired young men and women dined together on Indian food—and something extraordinary happened. Over Maharaja’s curries and masalas, they pledged to create an Read more

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