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For Laura Jackson, winner of this year’s Wisconsin State Fair Poster Competition, art began early. more

Visual Arts

“Inspiring Change: The Photography of Chip Duncan and Mohamed Amin” at the Charles Allis Art Museum (through Oct. 21) examines two photographers whose works have combated blindness to suffering in Third World countries. more

Visual Arts

The MilwaukeeArt Museum will present the first major museum exhibition of New York-basedphotographer Penelope Umbrico. The exhibition is titled Future Perfect and will be shown Thursday, May 5 through May 7.  For the exhib.. more

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Photo Courtesy Elizabeth, Flickr CCTwo Milwaukee-based artists are showcasing their portraitsof riders from the iconic Riverwest 24 Hour Bicycle Race this Saturday at theJazz Gallery, 926 East Center Street.The show opens March 5th with a.. more

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Photo Courtesy Dave Reid, Flickr CCThe Harley-Davidson Museum will start kicking up a littledirt on Jan. 22, when Race Day: Photos from the Flat Track , a photoexhibit featuring dozens of images from flat track racing, is unveiled.. more

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In a city as diverse as Milwaukee there are an unlimited amount of perspectives to see the city through. Instagram has become an outlet for young, up and coming photographers to showcase the.. more

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Morningstar Productions opens the month with a Christmas comedy by Alan Atwood. The Incarnation of the Full Gospel Unified Christmas Choir sounds like a fairly straightforward concert performance, but it’s actually kind of a wacky musical .. more

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In his previous books, Milwaukee photographer Paul Bialas produced engaging visual essays on the compounds that once housed Pabst and Schlitz breweries. Now, Bialas visits Miller Valley, a still-th,Books more

Books

On Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31, one of Wisconsin’s oldest and most respected fine art festivals will take place in Downtown Racine. The Monument Square Art Festival presents85 artists from around the country exhibiting works in a variety.. more

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There issomething magic about photography’s ability to capture slices of time with unparalleledaccuracy. It stands to reason, then, that magic itself should be a theme ofmedium. Such is the case with the photographic oeuvre of Carol Golemboski,.. more

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This weekend, Doors OpenMilwaukee will offer the opportunity to enter many of the landmark buildings wepass everyday (and have often wondered, “What’s inside?”). Said to be the oldestMilwaukee commercial building still in use, the Grand Aven.. more

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Two new exhibitions at the Tory Folliard Gallery (233 N. Milwaukee St.) each introduce the everyday into their art. Cathy Martin comes to her craft from an earthy angle more

Visual Arts

Having awoken from its winter hibernation, a slew of newexhibitions are on display at Marquette’s Haggerty Museum of Art. I recently hadthe pleasure of chatting with photographer Brian Ulrich, whose “Copia – Retail,Thrift and Dark Stores, 2001-.. more

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First thingsfirst: I love jazz. We’re talking anif-you-love-jazz-so-much-why-don’t-you-marry-it kind of love. Don’t think Ihaven’t tried…At any rate, mycharge with the Shepherd Express concerns the visual arts, and despite the theatri.. more

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Summerfest spared no expense on its new BMO Harris Pavilion, a $13.5 million, lakefront amphitheater that, in addition to hosting festival performances, was also touted as a state-of-the-art stand-alone venue. With its covered stage, the pavilion .. more

On Music

Alfons Gallery (1501 S. Layton Blvd.), run by the School Sisters of St. Francis, is the venue for Roy Staab’s photo exhibition “When Art Belongs in Nature,” open through Aug. 11. Staab, an artist noted for his elegant more

Visual Arts

People fill their personal worlds with objects — adornments, furnishings, garments, images and tools. Which objects will be passed along and valued in the future? more

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The “Z” in Jessica Z. Schafer’s name surely must stand for “Zowie!” She’s a young photographer enamored with classic film. She lives Downtown and recently rented a studio (as a Plaid Tuba Productions affiliate) in the Third more

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A crowd gathered at the Marshall Building’s Elaine EricksonGallery on one Saturday afternoon in January. They waited to listen to GeorgeSanquist and Yong-ran Zhu discuss their silver gelatin prints in the exhibition“Eye of the Beholder.”Ow.. more

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Photography was traditionally defined by an artist cloistered in a dark room filled with tins of chemicals used to develop a picture on pure white paper. Twenty-first century technology moved the medium into the digital age more

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