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Photo Credit: Rosy Petri

This week’s Art News features interviews with fiber artist Rosy Petri and members of the Concord Chamber Orchestra. Read more

Arts News

Grandma’s house not available this Thanksgiving Day? Have no fear! There are plenty of excellent options at restaurants and hotels throughout the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Dining Out


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The Milwaukee artist discusses her work and Milwaukee's thriving art scene. Read more

Off the Cuff

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A rendering of the Saint Kate Arts Hotel lobby

The Saint Kate Arts Hotel, named after Saint Catherine, the patron saint of artists, is planning to “offer an experience unlike any other hotel through the celebration of the arts.” Read more

Visual Arts

Academics from across North America will come to UW-Milwaukee to discuss feminism, while Pathfinders presents the state of youth homelessness. Read more

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Dear Ruthie answers a reader’s cry for help as Halloween approaches, and she offers a glimpse into her social calendar for the week. Read more

Dear Ruthie

Visual Arts exhibits opening this week are profiled in the Shepherd Express’ “Openings” column. Read more

Visual Arts

If Donald Trump were trying to maximize disruption on his latest trip to Milwaukee he couldn't have timed it any better. Read more

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Burger Week kicks off with a party on Monday, May 14, at Mulligans Irish Pub & Grill. Restaurants participating in Burger Week will donate $1 to Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin for every specialty burger sold during the week. Read more

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Ruthie answers a question from a reader who believes his dates find his bank account more attractive than him. Exciting upcoming events include Go Red for Women Luncheon at the Pfister (May 11), Women’s Voices Milwaukee’s “Remember Love” concert ... Read more

Dear Ruthie

Award-winning photographer Jay W. Filter will share reflections on his pictorial insights from The History, Art & Imagery of the Pfister Hotel at Historic Milwaukee, Inc. on May 7. Read more



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Stephanie Schultz, a Milwaukee-area fashion designer, has been announced as this year’s Pfister Artist-in-Residence, succeeding tintype photographer Margaret Muza. Read more

Visual Arts

It’s Geek Week in Milwaukee and Ruthie answers a question from a reader in love with a self-described “cosplay geek.” Read more

Dear Ruthie

We hear from Brian Frakes about his favorite dining spots in town. Read more

Dining Out

Off the Cuff interviews Nicole Mattke, the current Narrator-in-Residence at the Pfister Hotel. Read more

Off the Cuff

Off the Cuff interviews Milwaukee artist Margaret Muza, who practices tintype photography as part of her tenure as artist-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel. Read more

Off the Cuff

Milwaukee has become a destination for ecologically concerned tourists with many sustainable buildings and sites. Read more

News Features

Five of the best bars for going all out with holiday decorations and special cocktails this December. Read more

Brew City Booze

Get Wry isacquainted with some doozies on social media, including Rohn Demogorgon, theuncle of a friend of a friend. This particular doozie is a purveyor of slotmachines, and he’s been known to complain about strange things—like how the.. Read more


State Rep. DaleKooyenga, a Republican, is running for re-election in Assembly District 14. He faces Democrat Chris Rockwood on the Nov. 8 ballot. Here are Kooyenga's answers to the Shepherd's candidate questionnaire.   Your currentoccupation, .. Read more

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