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Upcoming events in the performing arts include Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Our Town, Next Act Theatre’s I and You and Die Already!, performed by UW-Milwaukee faculty members and Milwaukee Opera Theatre artists at Peck School of the Arts. more

Performing Arts Weekly

The Wisconsin Center District—a business-building entity overseen by a board appointed by the governor, mayor, Common Council president and the country executive—though few know it, is at the heart of what’s happening in Downtown Milwaukee. more

News Features

Comedy legend Lavell Crawford headlines with Michael Blackson, Damon Williams, Guy Torry, Comedian JJ and Sip Sippi all taking the stage. more

Comedy

Ruthie answers a question from a reader with a rudely lackadaisical sister-in-law. more

Dear Ruthie

The Wizard of Oz lands in the Miller High Life Theatre Dec. 29-31, and the new musical Waitress is served up at Uihlein Hall Jan. 2-7. more

Performing Arts Weekly

“Our work is a collaboration between the youth and professional artists, so it has the flavor of both,” says Lori Vance of arts and community program Express Yourself Milwaukee. more

Off the Cuff

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A.J. Croce@ South Milwaukee PAC, Thurs., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. Photo credit: Sebastian Smith

The Milwaukee Paranormal Conference goes hunting for bigfoot, as Bay View puts its own spin on the traditional harvest festival. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Too Short, Scarface, Twista and DJ Quik proved they can still bring the party on their “Experience the Legends” tour. more

Concert Reviews

Bare: A Pop Opera, presented by Outskirts Theatre Co., follows a group of high school seniors through issues of self-image, unrequited love, the pressure of parental expectations, faith and sexuality. more

Theater

A few weeks ago, it was announced that downtown’s MilwaukeeTheatre would now be known as the Miller High Life Theatre. The new name is theresult of a five-year naming rights deal between MillerCoors and the WisconsinCenter District, owne.. more

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Returning after a 38 year absence, Patti Smith urged the audience to fight “the power" at her Milwaukee Theatre concert. more

Concert Reviews

In her exclusive interview with the Shepherd Express, Patti Smith recalls fighting like hell to make her debut album on her own terms. The Patti Smith Group performs a concert on Thursday, March 9 at the Milwaukee Theatre. more

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CONTINUING aLL wRoNG (world premiere) Cooperative Performance Milwaukee Through May 5 A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (student production) UW-Parkside Theatre  Th,Spring Arts Guide 2017 more

Spring Arts Guide

Ruthie answers a question from a reader looking for tips on how to get into the Milwaukee theater scene. more

Dear Ruthie

One of punk’s pioneering voices and rock’s most respected songwriters, Patti Smith is making her long-overdue return to Milwaukee. Smith will perform at the Milwaukee Theatre on March 9 at 8 p.m., the promoter announced today. It’ll be her first c.. more

On Music

Under the Artistic Direction of Emmy-Award winningchoreographer Travis Wall, and co-created with Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Foranceand Kyle Robinson, “Shaping Sound” is an electrifying mash-up of dance stylesand musical genres brought full.. more

Around MKE

The silence in a room can only be defined by those who aren’t speaking. There’s a certain kind of silence that only happens in committee. There’s a special kind of silence that only happens in congress. There’s a certain kind of silence that o.. more

Theater

Led Zeppelin legend Robert Plant will join Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle at a memorable benefit concert. more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Rep has brought Broadway veteran and Milwaukee native Nathaniel Stampley home for a first-rate production of Man of La Mancha. He delivers in every way—his terrific baritone resonates throughout the Powerhouse and his gaze fixes on the ... more

Theater

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The Milwaukee Theatre will play host to a pair of countrymusic legends on Saturday, October 24. Willie Nelson and hisfamily band will be joined by Merle Haggard. The iconic country singers collaborated on “Django andJimmie” a duet album th.. more

Music

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