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If you’re looking for something a little different than the usual “holiday season” offerings, consider a concert by The OK Factor, a genre-bending instrumental duo whose music is a happy medium between folk and classical string playing. Read more

Performing Arts Weekly

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First Stage’s A Charlie Brown Christmas has everything you could want in a kid-themed special: The whole Peanuts gang is here—Lucy, Schroeder, Linus, Sally and, of course, Snoopy. It runs through Dec. 31 at the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater. Read more

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Thisis what happens after the comic strip. The panels drain of their color. We onlysee the black outlines of panels. They're empty. They are a void of color. Onlythe concrete grey that seems to cover everything. The silhouettes of the emptycom.. Read more

Theater

Dog Sees God is playwrightBert V. Royal’s look at a post-modern post- Peanuts Charlie Brown gang. It’sbeen a long time since the strips and the characters are all teenagers now.Things are considerably more complicated than they were when they w.. Read more

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For Optimist Theatre’s fifth season of Shakespeare in the Park (SITP), the company presents a three-weekend long run of the famous playwright’s lesser-performed comedy, The Winter’s Tale. The work is typically recognized for having one of t... Read more

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Milwaukee's German heritage goes back centuries. Options for dining out on food from the fatherland, however, tend to be pricy. The Old German Beer Hall bucks the trend by offering a less expensive place to sample the cuisine of one of the ... Read more

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In the Alchemist Theatre’s production of Vince Figueroa’s comedy 8-Bit Warrior , Rob Maass plays Will Davies, a young man unsure of what to do with his life. He doesn’t have a purpose outside of the arcade. Anne Graff LaDisa Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Could you describe or explain the Guest Expressions campaign? For the entire year, f Could you describe or explain the Guest Expressions campaign? ,Off the Cuff Read more

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The Blood Brothers have broken up, or at least they probably have. In the tradition of great groups like Fugazi and Unwound, who dissolved after releasing their masterworks (The Argument and Leaves Turn Inside You, respectively), the group is on o.. Read more

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