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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra continues its tour of the Harry Potter films, and many musical events are happening around town. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Milwaukee will be on the front lines of the War on Christmas, and a benefit will be held for families separated by deportation. more

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The Shepherd Express is set to host the ultimate ugly sweater party on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 5-9 p.m. at Merriment Social. more



Holiday season is in full swing, and many 2018 Best of Milwaukee finalists have great gift ideas for the whole family. more


Milwaukee’s Cairns celebrate the release of their gorgeous new album, while John Legend gets in the holiday spirit. more

This Week in Milwaukee

On the Couch gives mental health advice on how to tackle winter blues. more

On the Couch

Four major art exhibitions are opening in Milwaukee this week. more

Visual Arts

Showing Up for Racial Justice hosts a workshop on intersectionality, misogynoir and the white gaze, and the Milwaukee Community Justice Council holds a meeting of the whole. more

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Like the paper, but on radio. more


Joe Schreiter, executive chef at Mistral, loves trying all the new restaurants in Milwaukee as they open, but it’s comfort food that he craves. more

Dining Out


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Milwaukee rappers pay tribute to Mac Miller, and Krampusnacht returns to celebrate everybody’s favorite Christmas demon. more

This Week in Milwaukee

CNN commentator Symone D. Sanders will speak at “An Evening to Promote Racial Justice,” while the Milwaukee Riverkeepers discuss the future of Milwaukee’s parks. more

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Milwaukee’s Lisa Kaiser, author of I Never Wanted to Be a Rock Star: A Novel, takes part in “Author Fest,” an event at Oak Creek Public Library on Dec. 1. more


How to deal with a less-than-perfect relationship with your in-laws as holidays loom. more

On the Couch

Former USA Today editor-in-chief Joanne Lipman asks, “After #MeToo, what’s next?,” and multiple events discuss criminal justice reform in Wisconsin. more

Saving Our Democracy

Har Mar Superstar does Dirty Dancing while Jake “The Snake” Roberts appears at Club Garibaldi. It’s another weird week in Milwaukee. more

This Week in Milwaukee

Laughing Liberally is throwing a Bye Bye Scott Bonanza! A panel discusses immigration and the city in the Trump era. more

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Pusha T and Too Short anchor big rap bills, while the weekend-long Holiday Folk Fair International kicks off the holiday season. more

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