Hunger Task Force


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Through community donations, corporate sponsors and a local farm, Hunger Task Force provides healthy food to low-income families, children and seniors. Read more

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Lake Country Fine Arts School’s Marlene Millevolte leads arts classes and raises money for charity by crafting and selling pottery. Read more

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Cultural street festivals take to many a Milwaukee street in the wake of Summerfest 2019. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee


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The Fair offers many ways to save on admission and support charitable causes and organizations as well as honor veterans and military personnel and their families. Read more

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John Fogerty dusts off some CCR classics, while WMSE’s Rockabilly Chili returns for another epic cookoff. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Homelessness is a reality for thousands of people in Wisconsin. Across the state, local governments, shelters and outreach organizations work to meet the complex needs of this population. Read more

News Features

“With the summer festival season coming to a close, the Shepherd Express is delighted to extend a welcome to the perfect fall festival—Bacon, Bourbon and Blues,” says event coordinator Rachel Repetti. Read more

Short Order

The Shepherd Express and the Hunger Task Force will host Bacon, Bourbon & Blues on Friday, Sept. 28 from 6-9 p.m. at The Cooperage in Walker's Point. Read more


With the opening of Pete’s Fruit Market, Bronzeville residents have a new, convenient, cost-friendly healthy grocery store to shop in. Read more

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The Milwaukee-owned company Rebel Green has gained an international market for its natural cleaning supplies. Read more

Off the Cuff

The organizers of the Attic Jams concert series have stayed true to their three priorities: local artists, local venues and local charities. Attic Jams’ next concert is at Good City Brewing on Sunday, Sept. 3—a benefit concert for Milwaukee... Read more

Local Music

On Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Deschutes Brewery willbring its Street Pub to Milwaukee. The Oregon brewery’s 400-ft travelingfestival will be located along Old World Third Street, near Kilbourn Avenue. The Street Pub will be .. Read more

Happening Now

Ordinary Days could be anywhere. The set by Scenic Designer Burt Gross is simple and elegant with functional pieces that suggest the skyline of a major city. There are specific references in the script that firmly set the show in New York City.. Read more


The Milwaukee Bucks and Cousins Subs are teaming together for Block Out Hunger, benefiting Milwaukee’s Hunger Task Force and food pantries throughout Wisconsin. For every block the Bucks make this season, Cousins Subs will make a donation t... Read more


Answer:participating in the Jewish Community Center Maccabi Games!The five-dayevent finds young athletes from around the world competing in various sports from soccer, tennis and swimming to golf, dance and table tennis. Butthe JCC Mac.. Read more

Happening Now

The paradigms with which human beings understand themselves change over time. Cutting-edge research into prehistoric art suggests our distant progenitors saw themselves as existing in a realm of animal spirits, requiring the intervention of... Read more

Visual Arts

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, Milwaukee Empty Bowls is a local, entirely volunteer-run nonprofit that uses art to increase awareness about hunger in the community and raises funds Read more


Seven storytellers of widely varying backgrounds will take the stage at Ex Fabula’s latest Spectacular event, all rising to the same challenge: to win over the audience with short, autobiographical stories, all told Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

 Let’sstart by being controversial: the J.J. Abrams Star Trek “reboot” is amusing butlittle more than fodder for the summer blockbuster popcorn season. As for theoriginal series, which I devoured as a kid, seeing those episod.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Reports are surfacing that even more Republican legislators are now opposing parts of Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial state budget.In addition to rebuffing Walker’s Read more

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