Festival City Symphony

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Mar 21, 2017 2:06 PM Performing Arts Weekly

Bess Wohl’s American Hero opens at the Soulstice Theatre on Jan. 27 and runs through Feb. 11; the Festival City Symphony continues its season by “Going for Baroque” at The Pabst Theater on Jan. 29; Momentum, with Milwaukee Ballet II danc... more

Jan 24, 2017 3:58 PM Performing Arts Weekly

The Taming by heavily produced modern playwright Lauren Gunderson runs at Next Act Theatre, Sept. 29-Oct. 23. more

Sep 27, 2016 3:27 PM Performing Arts Weekly

Festival City Symphony closes its Symphony Sundays season with “Bigger is Better,” a concert including works that Music Director Monte Perkins says “epitomize the Romantic Era, using a large orchestra and grand themes that were described... more

Apr 26, 2016 2:47 PM Classical Music

Much like taxes, friction and gravity, Humor is a powerful force. Like any powerful force, humor can be used for good, evil or...profit. This month in Madison, local ambassador of funny Anthony Wood (best known locally for writing A Cudahy.. more

Oct 17, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

The Festival City Symphony’s first fall concert, “American Celebration,” takes place Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Pabst Theater. Sept. 13 also witnesses the Fine Arts Quartet at UW-Milwaukee’s Helene Zelazo Center. Finally, Frankly Music hono... more

Sep 8, 2015 6:28 PM Classical Music

Monte Perkins leads the Festival City Symphony in works by Tchaikovsky and Borodin, concluding the orchestra’s Symphony Sundays season. more

Apr 28, 2015 11:24 PM Classical Music


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Festival City Symphony performs “Seascapes” with work by Wagner, Debussy and Bridge as part of its Symphony Sundays series at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb.15 at the Pabst Theater. more

Feb 10, 2015 8:58 PM Classical Music

Men and women have been falling into line behind the sound of fifes, drums and bugles since time immemorial. Eventually, military marches became processionals as they migrated from battlefields to stages, cathedrals and boulevards. The musi... more

Sep 8, 2010 12:00 AM Classical Music

So the whole situation Tuesday night (Aug. 4) was weird enough all on it’s own.But what if I told you that it happened exactly a year to the day after the <a href=";content_id=3255585&amp;vkey=ne.. more

Aug 7, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

If this is true, it’s seriously one of the oddest sports crossovers I’ve heard in awhile. AmericanIdol top 3 contestant Danny Gokey is from Milwaukee and he’s in towntoday to get footage for Idol to show during next week’s show. Theycall it hom.. more

May 12, 2009 4:00 AM More Sports

   Seattle's folk-rock quintet Fleet Foxes deserve all the critical praise and superlatives lavished on them in the short time since the June release of their self-titled debut album. As has be,Concert Reviews more

Oct 14, 2008 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 1 Comments

Less than a week after the First Year Players Draft, the Brewers have signed contracts with 19 of their 54 picks, including 2 of their top 5.<a href=";content_id=2886440&amp;vkey=news_mil&amp;fex.. more

Jun 12, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

Sergei Rachmaninoff's notorious “Piano Concerto No. 3,” a composition so trick Don’t Go Russian Off ,Today in Milwaukee more

Mar 9, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee