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Spoken Word

This week, UWM’s poetry open mic Lyrical Sanctuary welcomes nationally touring spoken word artist Nicole Shantè White. White has done some acting. She’s done some dance. Here she’s doing spoken word. As present online, her work is a mix of the.. more

Feb 8, 2016 3:00 PM Theater

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Now in its 48th season, The Coffee House remains an unusual haven for Milwaukee’s folk scene. more

Feb 10, 2015 9:50 PM Music Feature

 I had walked rather gingerly into the theatre. I'd seen touring productions of Monty Python's Spamalot on a couple of different occasions over the years. Here I was going in to see a local production on a much smaller stage on a much, much smalle.. more

Sep 7, 2013 7:30 PM Theater

Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and over 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display. Pere Marquette Park has been transformed into a Snow Ball featuring Frosty and other more

Dec 20, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Though the fight for gay rights continues, it is heartening to know that we live in an age when the topic has entered the public discourse. Not long ago, gays and lesbians were subject to such shame and misunderstanding that most homosexual... more

Oct 11, 2010 12:00 AM Books

One of the longest standing traditions in Wisconsin theatre continues its 75th anniversary season this week with the opening of its second show of the summer. The Peninsula Players in Door Country present Tom Dudzick’s comedy Over The Tavern.Se.. more

Jul 4, 2010 4:22 PM Theater

  Spoken word is probably on the bottom rung of the performing arts hierarchy in any community. While the local music scene in any major city is perpetually fed by people looking to make a living with their music, there isn't any kind of preced.. more

May 19, 2010 11:31 AM Theater

The film chroniclesBad Blake, a down-and-out country singer/songwriter. Once a rising for Crazy Heart ,Film more

Jan 18, 2010 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Local personality Jim Cryns throws a fundraising event tonight at the Highbury Pub to rais Street Tax ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 18, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee rock trio The Delta Routine conjure the sound of vintage Rolling Stones and old punk bands like The Stooges and New York Dolls in an attempt to return to the basics of rock 'n' roll. The band ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 30, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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