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Laughing Liberally returns to Milwaukee, while Reggie Jackson and Ben Turk discuss organizing within prisons. more

Saving Our Democracy

Boy George and Culture Club, The Avett Brothers and rapper Juice WRLD highlight this week’s concert calendar. more

This Week in Milwaukee

A month ago, I was totally blindsided and dumped by a partner I’ve been with for more than a year. She said she wanted to focus more on her job, etc., and that it’s not about me. Now she keeps contacting me and asking why we can’t just “hang out.” more

On the Couch

Oil painter Steve Gerhartz offers demonstrations at the Cedarburg Cultural Center Aug. 9, 10 and 17. The career retrospective “Joseph Friebert: A Life in Art” graces the Museum of Wisconsin Art Aug. 11-Oct. 7. “Jerry,” a tribute to beloved figure ... more

Visual Arts

Read Shepherd Express’ Saving Our Democracy column for a list of political and social justice activities you can get involved with taking place throughout the greater Milwaukee area for the week of July 26-Aug. 1, 2018. more

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The Wisconsin State Fair returns while Center Street Daze captures Riverwest at its finest and a new festival debuts at the Summerfest grounds. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Visual Arts events and openings this week include the Kohler Arts Center’s Chair City Cookout at the James Tellen Woodland Sculpture Garden (Sunday, Aug. 5), “Matthew Hintz: Spirit of the Open Road” at MIAD (Aug. 8-Oct. 20), and a lecture ... more

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A&E

The organizers of the Women’s March bring Power to the Polls in Milwaukee, and Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker teaches ways to talk to kids about racism. more

Saving Our Democracy

Riverwest gears up for another epic Riverwest 24, during a weekend featuring no shortage of notable outdoor events and festivals. more

This Week in Milwaukee

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Often when I’m invited to do things with people I lie or make up a reason why I can’t join them, but then I worry I’ll get busted somehow, and people will be hurt or mad. more

On the Couch

Voters will have the opportunity for ample face time with candidates running for office this week, while citizens can learn how to help protect fair elections. more

Saving Our Democracy

The Milwaukee Air & Water Show returns to shatter your nerves and your eardrums while the Vans Warped Tour takes a final bow. more

This Week in Milwaukee

From July 12-15 the Harley-Davidson Museum will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a “Bike Night” kick-off, $10 museum admission all weekend, live music and more. more

A&E

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Festa Italiana will return to the Sumerfest grounds this year from July 20-22, bringing a taste of Italy to Milwaukee’s lakefront. more

Eat/Drink

NextGen America hosts a gubernatorial candidate debate targeted toward young voters, and the City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission offers a free listening session to find out more about being an immigrant in Milwaukee. more

Saving Our Democracy

You don’t have to look far to find statistics that tell you that Wisconsin has a serious issue with “problem drinking.” more

On the Couch

Milwaukee sludge greats Soup Moat and jazz-fusionist K-Stamp release new albums, while country outlaw Shooter Jennings returns to the city. more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Democratic candidates for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District debate twice, while protesters hold a vigil for immigrants outside of GOP Rep. James Sensenbrenner’s office. more

Saving Our Democracy

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Summerfest finishes strong with big shows from The Weeknd, Janelle Monáe, The Flaming Lips, Jason Isbell, Arcade Fire. more

This Week in Milwaukee

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