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Small Business Saturday is this Saturday, Nov. 30. Shop local this holiday season and there's no better place to start on Small Business Saturday than in the Historic Third Ward. Read more


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Did you know that President/Owner Todd Scheel of Exciting Events, deservedly regarded as one of America’s most creative events-planning company, is the auctioneer at almost 40 non-profit galas and events a year? Read more


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On Dec. 13, New York City-based choreographer Catherine Galasso brings four time-honored dance works to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan. Read more


From comedy to rock, it’s happening at the Cedarburg Cultural Center Read more



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“Ephemeral & eternal.” These words appear on a list of evocative phrases Lenore Tawney carefully compiled in her journal. It’s easy to imagine the artist seated at a desk, committing her thoughts to paper, rendering the ephemeral into the eternal. Read more

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With the holidays approaching, The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign aims to give back to those who need it most. Read more

Happening Now


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Fiber artist Lenore Tawney reinvented her own life and revolutionized the art of weaving. The trajectory of her life and career are on display in “In Poetry and Silence: The Work and Studio of Lenore Tawney,” on view now at the JM Kohler Arts Center. Read more

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CONTRA-TIEMPO, a Los Angeles-based urban Latin dance troupe, and the musicians of Las Cafeteras will perform "joyUS justUS," a work that celebrates the power of joy in battling inequality to the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on Nov. 16. Read more



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This year, the Ambassador Hotel is planning “A Roaring ‘20s New Year’s Eve” and their annual New Year’s Eve party is shaping up to be “The Bee’s Knees.” It will be a night filled with live music, dancing, gaming and a variety of great food and drink. Read more



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Exciting Events’ Creative Design Department produces banners and other materials. The Department includes a Print Room filled from floor to ceiling with examples of work printed for clients. Read more


Local First Milwaukee’s Buy Local Gift Fair is a holiday event featuring 30 uniquely Milwaukee vendors. The fair highlights the economic importance and impact of holiday shopping with locally owned businesses. Read more



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Alvarez and her troupe, Los Angeles-based CONTRA-TIEMPO Urban Latin Dance, to appear at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center on Nov. 16. The diverse mix of dancers will present joyUS justUS, a piece that celebrate the power of joy to battle injustice. Read more



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The Ohio-based Drowsy Lads set to bring their dynamic “we dare you to sit still” traditional Irish music to the Irish Cultural and Heritage Center on Oct. 26. Read more

Music Feature

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Ever been to a sporting event? Chances are you’ve seen one of the 30+ entertainment products that Exciting Events designed and fabricated right here in New Berlin. Read more



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Join us for a toast to a Milwaukee classic—the Old Fashioned—on Thursday, Oct. 10 at The Cooperage! You won't want to miss this whiskey vs. brandy showdown of both classic and re-imagined Old Fashioneds made by your favorite bars and restaurants. Read more



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“Even thread [has] a speech,” now on view at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, examines how contemporary artists have broadened the groundbreaking experiments of fiber artist Lenore Tawney (1907–2007). Read more

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Year after year, ski and snowboard enthusiasts of all ages look forward to the coming of winter. This fall, Warren Miller Entertainment confirms that the joys of winter are eternal with its 70th full-length feature film, Timeless. Read more


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“There are thousands of instruments that go unused by their owners, and thousands of students who could benefit by using those instruments to pursue their dream of creating music,” says Eric Tillich, President and CEO of the WI Conservatory of Music. Read more

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The 49th annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival returns to Madison Friday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 6 with speakers ranging from hemp farmers to state representatives. The annual march to the state capitol is planned for Sunday afternoon. Read more



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The Arts Center’s collection of more than 150 of Smith’s works is one of 38 collections of artist-built environments that will go to the Art Preserve, now under construction in Sheboygan, Wis., and set to open in August 2020. Read more

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