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After building more than 1 million social media followers through viral Facebook videos, comedian Kountry Wayne is working on a budding career in standup comedy. more

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The closure leaves Milwaukee without a single venue dedicated solely to standup comedy. more

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Matt Braunger will bring his autobiographical standup comedy to the Underground Collaborative on Friday, Dec. 15. more

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There’s nothing quite like a genuine apology from a stand-up comedian. I’m sure the people performing on Sorry Not Sorry at the beginning of September are genuinely apologetic for not being sorry. Or something. In any case, its kind of strange to .. more

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Milwaukee Comedy presents a sort of a kind of a semi-fusion between stand-up and improv comedy this Friday night as it presents Voyager: A Comedy Show. The idea is this: comics arrive prior to 10:00 p.m. for a later-in-the-evening comedy sho.. more

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Casual variety shows make it to major venues in Milwaukee on a regular basis. There’s something really comfortable about a show that fuses narrative art with perhaps a little comedy and music. Every once in awhile a show comes along that fus.. more

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Hellcat Amazons. It’s the name of a collection of old pulp novel covers that was published a few years back. It’s also the name of an evening of comedy that suggests beauty and ferocity. A wise man once said that, “comedy is not pretty. x9.. more

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Hannibal Buress discusses timely comedy, failed auditions, his leading-man ambitions and more. more

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Mentalist Marc Salem is performing a one-man show at the Stackner Cabaret called Mind Over Milwaukee. In this hour-and-a-half long program, Salem performs mentalist tricks involving prediction, thought, numbers, sleight of more

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The hotel room is a perfect springboard for just about any kind of story. It'™s a generic spae that can be filled with just about any kind of human drama or comedy. Pink Banana stage a production of Stephen Belber'™s hotel-based one act drama Ta.. more

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One of the issues tackled by Patrick Schmitz' new play theatre-centric play Back And Forth is the question of whether or not women have a more difficult time in professional comedy. (A staged reading of the play some time ago featured a talented .. more

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Shorewood’s North Star American Bistro first opened under the name St. Bessie’s—a restaurant that featured a statue of a large golden bovine for its namesake. Six years ago the statue was removed and the name was changed. In more recent more

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The post-World War II era is often viewed in a heavily romanticized light. But for many people living in the period right after WWII, civil rights remained decades away. And the wholesome image of America’s nuclear family, popularized by mi... more

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Gambling. Drink. Seduction. Money. Thievery. Sounds much like headlines from the 21st century. But, in this case, try the early 18th century, in the form of the Restoration comedy The Beaux’ Stratagem, which arrived with a history of its ow... more

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Stand-up comic/storyteller Mike Birbiglia hit the historic Pabst Theatre last night. The last stop on his Painfully True Stories Tour met with a respectably large and diverse crowd. Known for his various albums, touring performances and intermit.. more

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In March, Sandy and Angie D’Amato, owners of the famed Sanford restaurant, sold Coquette Café to Chris Hatleli and Nick Burki, the duo known best as the co-founders of The Social. Their purchase of Coquette is a homecoming of sorts, as they ... more

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Every year “The City of Festivals” brings us a multitude of ever-evolving venues and celebrations to draw us in and entertain us. On Saturday, July 24, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., another clear winner for Milwaukee is the Brady Street Festival... more

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The weekend had fallen together for me in a very, very strange way . . . I was scheduled to see two shows last night. If I was really going to be able to make it to both of them, things would be tight . . . My first show of the evening was the big.. more

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Seattle was all the rage for a few years in the early '90s-until Kurt Cobain killed himsel Sonic Boom: The History of Northwest Rock, from "Louie Louie" to "Smells Li ,Books more

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