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Arthur Conan Doyle fans love the Milwaukee Entertainment Group’s production of The Secret of Sherlock Holmes at the Brumder Mansion more

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The Milwaukee Repertory Theater provides a thrilling mystery to sharpen your senses in the Midwest premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s Holmes and Watson. more

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Books can enrich lives and even save them. Although it’s not a remarkable assertion, it’s integral to Will Schwalbe’s argument in Books for Living for the continued relevance of books. Schwalbe has been active in web publishing, yet issues ... more

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Feeling perhaps that the character was stifling him from more serious literary work, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle attempted to kill of Sherlock Holmes in the 1893 short story The Final Problem . The character lived on most immediately in works t.. more

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Ian McKellen stars as an aged Sherlock Holmes in Mr. Holmes more

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The Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes movies aren’t usually thought of as film noir, but the dark shadowed setting of The Scarlet Claw (1944) comes close—and might even be considered along with the great Universal Studios horror films of the ‘30s and.. more

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LizShipe’s Sherlock Holmes and the Regrettable Engagement sees astaging at Old World Wisconsin this weekend. The second in Shipe’s Holmestrilogy casts the audience in the role of the Baker Street Irregulars aidingHolmes at key points in the st.. more

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s beloved Sherlock Holmes has recently experienced a not-so-mysterious resurgence in pop culture through a variety of books, movies and TV shows. Each new manifestation details the shrewd cleverness and cunning exhibi... more

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ThisOctober, Old World Wisconsin hosts all three installments of risingactress/playwright Liz Shipe’s Sherlock Holmes trilogy. Originally stagein the historic Brumder Mansion in three distinct stagings, Old World Wisconsinwill be staging all t.. more

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T.I.M.: The Improvised Musical makes it to the stage again this coming week for yet another exploration of the comedy inherent in musical theatre. It's a popular show that's been running once per month quite steadily for quite some time. And the g.. more

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Michael Traynor and Max Hultquist return to the basement of the Brumder Mansion this month as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in Elizabeth Shipe's Sherlock Homes and a Regrettable Engagement. Shipe's script features an more

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It started out simply, with Liz Shipe and Perry Heideman imagining dramatic fairy tales in a series of photographs. Now, Shipe's “Reconstructing Grimm” project is coming live to the Brumder Mansion in a fully staged... more

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 Quite often, promo pics for upcoming shows give me something to post into a blog . . . and they look really nice next to a print review, but occasionally there are some that go beyond that and they end up hanging out on my desktop for a bit long.. more

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 Sherlock Holmes is destined to be one of those iconic characters who survives for centuries. The guy will not die . . . and there are a couple of shows upcoming in the next few weeks that will feature him.  the next major Holmes sighting wil.. more

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“A pigmy. A snake. A one-legged man and a pair of shockingly bald identical twins.” A nice tagline for what should be a really interesting live show by the Wisconsin Hybrid Theatre this weekend. Radio WHT, the vintage-style live radio comedy gro.. more

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As a young girl living in Brooklyn, N.Y., Galeet Dardashti was fascinated by stories of her grandfather, a great Jewish cantor in Tehran whose voice drew Muslims to his synagogue. Her CD The Naming reclaims the endangered Persian-Jewish her... more

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When Jonah and Rachel Kolterjahn began looking for a home in Milwaukee three summers ago, it was hard to know where to begin. "When we moved back to Wisconsin, we started looking for a house and decided we couldn't afford one. Then we start... more

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With carriagesthundering over the cobblestones of Victorian London’s gas-lit street Sherlock Holmes ,Film more

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For 19 years, Shepherd Express readers have voted for their favorite restaurants, bars, businesses, places and personalities for the paper’s annual Best of Milwaukee Awards. Tonight the Shepherd hosts its award ceremony to unveil the 2009 w... more

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