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Entertaining even with its inevitable blue motes and minor keys, this musical history tour is a scrap book of memory that allows writer-director Kevin Ramsey to remember out loud the heritage of African Americans. Read more

Theater

How many outdoor festivals can one city cram into a Labor Day weekend? Answer: A lot! Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Boxcutter looks to Green Day, Brand New and Taking Back Sunday on the project’s openly reverential Stuck EP. Read more

Local Music

Winston Churchill’s capture and daring prison escape as a young man in South Africa during the Boer War form the centerpiece of bestselling author Candice Millard’s new book, Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making ... Read more

Books

Just 15 minutes north of Downtown Milwaukee, Ozaukee County includes Belgium, Cedarburg, Fredonia, Grafton, Port Washington, Saukville, Bayside, Newburg, Thiensville and Mequon—with most just a brief walk, bike ride (thanks to the 30-mile I... Read more

Summer Guide

AudioListen to the latest PressureCast on iTunes, Stitcher or Direct Link.VideoLet us know what you think. Leave us a voice or text message at 954-947-7377, email us at Pressurecast@gmail.com or tweet at us @PressureCastPod Read more

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Undeniably, thefight for civil rights has made much progress over the past sixty years. But tragedies such as the death of Dontre Hamilton remind us that thereremains work to be done. At 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, the unveiling of two.. Read more

Happening Now

When the Milwaukee Ale House opened 15 years ago, the Third Ward was a very different place. Many of the buildings were half-occupied and the area wasn’t nearly as vibrant as it is today. In 2012, the Third Ward Read more

Dining Preview

Bravo! Next Act: Celebrating Next Act Theatre's first anniversary in its beautiful new theater space, the company's fans poured into the sold-out “Bravo, Next Act” event. The retro-summer theme encouraged '50s attire, with Laura Read more

Happening Now

If you haven't beento The Family Farm (328 Port Washington Rd., Grafton), you don't know what you're missing! Your kids willbe delighted with feeding the sheep and goats! See all your barnyardfavorites, from baby chicks to big Belgian Draft... Read more

Happening Now

Grafton's status as a hub for one of America's greatest musical exports remains rooted in history. It's that connection to the past, nurtured by people who care about maintaining that legacy, which fuels the Paramount Blues Festival, held t... Read more

Local Music

First Stage Children’s Theatre continues its season with an accessibly complex show. The play opens with a chase. A pair of orphan brothersProsper and Bonafice are on the run from the police. Directed by Jeff Frank, the action takes the audience .. Read more

Theater

Afun way to both try new foods and support small area businesses,Milwaukee’s &ldqu Shepherd Express ,Expresso Read more

Expresso

Theatre Gigante’s  Man In A Magic Square only had a few performances. I had the pleasure of seeing the final one. A reasonably small crowd packed the Off Broadway Theatre on a brisk Saturday night. The stage was set with a few lamps of a number of.. Read more

Theater

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Expresso

TheThird Ward has changed a great deal since the Milwaukee Ale Houseopened its doors 11 years ago. The Ale House was one of the firstventures to renovate a vintage building and take advantage of views,Dining Out Read more

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Grafton nurse Meg Boren sacrificed all the comforts of home in 2002 to build a health care What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com or comment on this story online at www.ex ,News Features Read more

News Features

The Milwaukee Wave ends its 2007/2008 season tonight with a 6 p.m. match against the Mont Shield ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The second president of Milwaukee's Coalition of Photographic Arts Robb Quinn sits relaxing in his office in the P.H. Dye House in the Historic Third Ward.  He's discussing the current 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition presently at Walkers Point C.. Read more

Visual Arts

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