Pabst Theater


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Public intellectual Sam Harris sits down for a conversation with mathematician and economist Eric Weinstein Jan. 29 at The Pabst Theater. Read more



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Charles Dickens’ holiday classic, A Christmas Carol, is once again adapted with a high production value by the Milwaukee Rep. Read more


Dear Ruthie shares her calendar of events pertaining to the LGBTQ community in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Dear Ruthie gives advice to a reader and shares her social calendar about LGBTQ events in the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dear Ruthie


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The foremother of Americana dug deep for an often-emotional concert at the Pabst Theater. Read more

Concert Reviews

Winter is right around the corner, and that means Warren Miller Entertainment is kicking things off with an installment of its annual ski and snowboard film and tour. Read more



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Madigan will return to the Pabst on Friday, Sept. 21 for the “Boxed Wine and Bigfoot” tour, a reference to what has become a bit of an obsession of hers. Read more


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The powerhouse singer laughed off her flubs as she kicked off her tour with a high-spirited show at the Pabst Theater. Read more

Concert Reviews

Celebrate the long and incredible career of Present Music Founder and Artistic Director Kevin Stalheim as he heads into his last season. Read more

Classical Music

The legendary jazzman discusses his time with Mile Davis, his latest tour with his Akoustic Band, and his most memorable collaborations. Read more

Music Feature


Ahead of his Pabst Theater show, David Cross discusses comedy, Donald Trump and bass fishing. Read more

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The sonically omnivorous Australian psych-rock band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard offered a sampling of the astounding five full-length albums they released last year. Read more

Concert Reviews



This week, we look at a musical tribute to the legendary Judy Garland at Sunset Playhouse, as well as two classical music concerts by Frankly Music and the Festival City Symphony. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

Ruthie celebrates Cinco de Mayo! Exciting upcoming events include May 5 parties at This Is It and UMOS as well as a Coffee Connection event (May 8) and appearances by Dita Von Teese (May 8) and Trixie Mattel (May 9). Read more

Dear Ruthie

Ruthie advises a reader who wants to get more involved in the LGBTQ community, and reveals her fresh weekly social calendar. Read more

Dear Ruthie


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Ahead of his Pabst Theater show, Steve Earle talks about the album that reshaped his career. Read more

Music Feature

The coming week includes the Concord Chamber Orchestra’s concert, “Gods and Heroes,” the Venezuelan Afro-Soul quartet Betsayda Machado y La Parranda El Clavo visiting Latino Arts and the Festival City Symphony’s concert, “Passion, Beauty and Light.” Read more

Classical Music

They Might Be Giants didn’t skimp on old fan favorites Friday night at the Pabst, but their new material was a treat, too. Read more

Concert Reviews

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Lighting sage every so often to set the mood, Nightmares on Wax turned the Pabst Theater stage into a living room. Read more

Concert Reviews