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: Coming up in the visual arts this week are a call for submissions for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry Program residency (through May 31), Tosa Pop-Up Shop (May 5) and BFA exhibitions at UWM’s Kenilworth Square East (May 3-19). more

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It's not strictly for African-American ladies, but “The Gathering: What Women Want”has females listening to WJMR Jammin' 98.3 FM in mind. The 13th annual event, hosted by Milwaukee’s adult R&B and oldies station and Milwaukee County's Departme.. more

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Fouryoung working-class people struggle with increasing dissatisfaction in dead-endlives and increasing dissatisfaction with each other in Neil LaBute’s Reasonsto be Pretty. The third part of a contemporary thematic exploration ofthe modern-da.. more


What happens when a venerable Wisconsin manufacturing company and an art museum sustain a 40-year partnership? Visit the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) to find out. Opened in 1967, the Arts Center has been headed by Director Ruth more

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As the Renaissance dawned in Europe, a passion for the odd and exotic gripped the leisured classes. Those with expendable means nourished their passion by establishing “cabinets of curiosities,” rooms abounding with scientific abnormalia... more

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Whether viewed from afar in the halls of the prestigious 55th Venice Biennale International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Italy, where two Milwaukee artists from the Kohler Arts Center Collection are currently on display more

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150 years ago, a colossal shipwreck profoundly affected the city of Milwaukee. Roughly 300 people died. It is said that 1,000 were orphaned by the sinking. Last September, on the 150th anniversary of the sinking, there was a staged reading of a .. more


The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) presents an integrated program focusing on the gift of human memory. The new initiative includes more than 50 artists participating in coordinating exhibitions that will open on June 26 under the ... more

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Though he wrote numerous bits of prose that weren’t  A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens seems to be fused with the holiday season in American popular culture. It’s not that difficult to imagine a point in the future where one might expect parents.. more


“My name is Mr. Weekend. I am an artoholic.” A giant white sock puppet with bulging blue eyes repeats these words from a corner of the art gallery in John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s current exhibition, “A Sense of Humor” (t more

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On Sunday, June 27, Sheboygan’s John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) presents “A Celebration of Humor,” an event that kicks off its summer series titled “A Sense of Humor.” More than 20 artists provide provocative, satiric more

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  Jeffrey Hatcher’s Murderers is a staggeringly well-written comic drama. Next Act Theatre’s production of the play that graced the stage of the Off-Broadway Theatre at the end of 2008 was easily one of the best shows I’ve seen in the past five.. more


Words develop into language, and language influences our thoughts and actions. Every day people are inundated by written and spoken words that require context and comprehension. In the current exhibition “A Torrent of Words: Contemporary Ar... more

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Against the backdrop of the Tour de France, the Riverwest neighborhood hosts a bike race of its own: The RW24, a 24-hour urban biking competition, which has returned for its second year to great fanfare. In fact, so many people have already... more

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Itseems like a logical vote for any lawmaker: mandate that all driverspass a written and road test before th,Expresso more

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The work of each of the 15 participating artists-Xenobia Bailey, Jose Bedia, Hawkins Bolde Mbua-Ndoki, ,Art more

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Still together after 12 years and 8 million records sold, Third Eye Blind is going to be performing at the Riverside Theater on Saturday, May 30at 8pm. Third Eye Blind will be performing many of t,Promotions more


As a part of The Montgomery Davis Play Development Series, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre presents a staged reading of a new play by Jennifer Uphoff Gray tonight. A Thousand Words is a new mystery by Gray which mingles the past with the present as a Ne.. more


On the eve of Barack Obama's ascension to power, at candlelit dinners across Washington, t  What’s your take? ,News Features more

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