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Jazz in The Park and Chill on the Hill return for the summer, while Riverwest FemFest continues and Bay View hosts its enormous Gallery Night and Jazz Fest. more

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Jazz in the Park, Cathedral Square’s free concert series, returns for its 27th season on May 31. more


Ruthie answers a question from a reader wondering about female orgasms and aging. Events on Ruthie’s social calendar include: opening day of the Big Gig, June 28; Jazz in the Park, June 29; and the fireworks display at Veterans park, July 3... more

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LGBTQ columnist Paul Masterson suggests an ongoing series of Pride events to keep the community active in a time of political danger. more


Summer festival season is finally here. more

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One of Milwaukee's most popular summer concert series, Jazz in the Park will return to Cathedral Square Park for its 26th year in June, with a lineup heavy on Milwaukee favorites like Extra Crispy Brass Band, Christopher's Project, Streetlife and .. more

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Any week that brings Lil Yachty to town is a good week. more

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Thursday, June 2 Tasty Fest 2016 @ Riverwest Public House, 8 p.m. The upstart Milwaukee label Tasty Tapes has put out some pretty great rock ’n’ roll releases over the last year or two, most of,This Week in Milwaukee more

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Milwaukee goes all in this Labor Day weekend, celebrating with motorcycles, BBQ, art, music and dogs. more

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Animals take over the Summerfest grounds, while Sprecher Brewery and Dusty Medical Records celebrate big anniversaries. more

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In its final stretch, Summerfest welcomes Neil Young, The Avett Brothers, Lupe Fiasco, Sylvan Esso and a host of others. more

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PrideFest and Jazz in the Park announce the official arrival of summer in Milwaukee. more

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Bix Beiderbecke was a hard-drinking, introspective boy from Davenport, Iowa and he blew his cornet with the sweetest tone this side of the heavenly choir. In return for drinking himself to death at age twenty-eight, we jazz lovers speak of Bix wit.. more

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Marketed as a more intimate and accessible alternative to mass-spectacle music conferences like South by Southwest and CMJ, Milwaukee’s Yellow Phone Music Conference will return for a fourth year this fall more

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Milwaukee’s seminal outdoor music series often reaches beyond the bounds of the city to bring in nationally touring acts, and this week’s installment features the New more

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Jack White, Festa Italiana, Port Fish Day and more! more

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Oconomowoc’sTheatre on Main is opening its production of the Andrew LloydWebber/Tim Rice favorite Evita this weekend. The musical thatbrought the world Don’t Cry For Me Argentina has been around since itdebuted as a concept album in 1976. The .. more


Jeff Tweedy, Waka Flocka Flame, Polish Fest and more! more

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