Milwaukee Day

The Midwest Gaming Classic is back, and it brought along Ernie Hudson of Ghostbusters fame. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Gamers flock into town for the Midwest Gaming Classic, while the city goes big for Milwaukee Day. Also: Watch out for Rob Schneider sightings! Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

April 14 marks two important and Milwaukee-centric celebrations, Milwaukee Day and Kenilworth Open Studios. Read more

Visual Arts


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A listing of Milwaukee Day activities that run the gamut of everything that the city has to offer. Read more

A&E Feature

It’s that time of year again: the Brewers are back in town, the weather is ever-so-slowly getting nicer, and tax day is perilously close. And, of course, this Friday is April 14 – 4/14 – better known around here as Milwaukee Day or, according to W.. Read more

Happening Now

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Thursday’s supersized Milwaukee Day concert felt like several months’ worth of local shows stuffed into one. Read more

Concert Reviews

Milwaukee celebrates Record Store Day and big local album release shows from Lorde Fredd33, Heat Death and Eagle Trace. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

For their sophomore LP “Rubicon,” Space Raft crafted an infectious album about sleepless nights and self-doubts. Read more

Music Feature

This Thursday will mark the sixth annual Milwaukee Day. The holiday was born in 2010, stemming from a text message Brent Gohde got on April14 (or 4/14) from a friend saying that the day should be “Milwaukee Day.” Read more

Milwaukee History

Milwaukee pride is at an all-time high. This week's Milwaukee Day celebration certainly hit that home, but does it sometimes seem like all the cheerleading surrounding the city seems a little... generic? This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly .. Read more

On Music


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An eclectic trio of Milwaukee acts anchored Milwaukee Day's flagship concert at Turner Hall. Read more

Concert Reviews



Milwaukee indie-rock veterans Maritime are putting the finishing touches on their upcoming album, a follow-up to 2011's Human Hearts, and today they released a video for a single that may or may not make that record's final cut. Fittingly timed to.. Read more

On Music

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of opinions with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record editor Matt Wild and I, in the wake of this Monday's big Milwaukee Day celebration, we consider why the city someti.. Read more

On Music

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For a city that’s continually stacking itself up against other metropolises, Milwaukee can often turn its own inferiority complex into greater cultural output through a hard-nosed competitive nat,Concert Reviews Read more

Concert Reviews

It's a Milwaukee Day miracle! The late, great indie-rock band Decibully, which played their last show in 2011, and the rootsy rock band Juniper Tar, which went on hiatus last year after singer-guitarist Jason Mohr moved away, will reunite for "one.. Read more

On Music

Milwaukee Day, Brewers, Mayor Barrett Read more

A&E Feature

Several years ago a group of friends were discussing the date April 14 when one of them commented that the date (4/14) is the same as Milwaukee’s area code (414). From that casual observation, an,A&E Feature Read more

A&E Feature

As holiday origin stories go, Milwaukee Day's beginning is hardly the pilgrims feasting with the American Indians... Read more

Music Feature

The women-founded, women-run theater company Renaissance Theaterworks launches its new cultural diversity series as it collaborates with the African-American theater group Uprootedon on a production of Lynn Nottage’s 1995 drama Crumbs Read more

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