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Racine Art Museum has the largest contemporary craft collection in the country. Driving this unique collection is Bruce Pepich, the museum’s director since 1981. Read more

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The LGBT Center of Southeast Wisconsin, which was a key advocate for a ban on conversion therapy in Racine, marks its 10th anniversary this October. Read more

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Racine has become an artistic hub with galleries, shows and art fairs. Ramsey’s one of the most well-known founders and figures in this scene. Read more

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Racine’s city council recently voted 11-3 to ban conversion therapy for minors, but a statewide ban seems unlikely. Read more


The Racine Literacy Council helps the community by offering literacy, computer, financial management and driver’s education classes for adults. Read more

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Sample some of the best Bloody Marys Racine has to offer with all the fixin's on Saturday, May 18, at the Racine Zoo overlooking the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline. Read more


Witnesses said the men were followed and arrested following a similar pattern taken by ICE agents when detaining community activist Ricardo Fierro just weeks earlier. Read more

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With 15 venues and more than 40 bands, Thoughts for Food is a true community-wide initiative. Read more



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To say that Racine rapper Rob Hicks is hard on his own work is an understatement. He’s released an EP titled Paradise in Hell. Read more

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The Racine Theatre Guild is proud to announce the plays andmusicals that form their 2017 - 2018 season slate. Entering their 80th season, the community theatre has an exciting lineup of humorous antics, livelymusic, and classic stories for ever.. Read more


On Saturday, March 4, Downtown Racine will become abustling, vivacious music festival as 14 bars and venues will host dozens ofconcerts to benefit the Racine County Food Bank for the 25th consecutiveyear.  In fall of 1992, a group of V.. Read more

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Waukesha still needs to jump through a few hoops before it receives Lake Michigan water under the Great Lakes Water Compact. Read more

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The Racine Zoo will host The Great Lakes Brew Fest, whichclaims to be Southeast Wisconsin’s largest beer event, on Saturday, Sept. 17.This year’s theme is the ’80s.Attendees canenjoy unlimited sampling of more than 400 beers, ciders an.. Read more

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The author of contemporary stage works Rabbit Hole and Kimberly Akimbo also recently debuted Good People in New York. It was acclaimed. The five-year-old play involves a woman who has been fired from a dollar store in Boston. Like so many others, .. Read more


The inaugural EcoFest will take place in Racine on Saturday,March 19. The event hopes to share information and encourage participation inenvironmentally friendly activities.“An event like this is an opportunity for us to highlighteco-fri.. Read more

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The Boss returns to the Bradley Center, while local restaurant compete for the crown at WMSE’s Rockabilly Chili contest. Read more

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For 24 years, the Racine County Food Bank has hosted "Thoughts for Food" to support its nonprofit efforts of lending a helping hand to those suffering from hunger. This year’s event is on Saturday,March 5 and is set to be the biggest yet.The ev.. Read more

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The 12th Anniversary Snowdance 10-Minute Play Festival  makes it to the stage at month’s end courtesy of Over Our Head Players. It’s a program-length festival of all-new, never-before-produced comic shorts. Here’s a look at the official list .. Read more


I love how the title sounds like an abstract performance art piece. 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche is actually a contemporary 5-woman comedy written by Evan Linder and Andre Hobgood. Set in a community center basement in 1956, the show is 75 m.. Read more


It’s set in the ’50s, but it was written far more recently. It’s a full-length 75 minute stage comedy by Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood featuring five women. It’s set in a community center basement in 1956. From the description with Samuel Frenc.. Read more