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With Cymbeline, UWM acting students gave a rock ‘n’ roll feel to a Shakespearean tragedy by playing on expectations and gender issues. more


Academics from across North America will come to UW-Milwaukee to discuss feminism, while Pathfinders presents the state of youth homelessness. more

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Concerns over environmental impact, water usage and traffic backups are at the forefront of many minds across the region, as Foxconn plans to finish its Mount Pleasant manufacturing campus in 2022. more

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Celebrating a big anniversary this year, UWM’s Latin American Film Series continues to bring movies to Milwaukee that would otherwise never be seen on screens large or small. more

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Young Milwaukee dance artist Zach Schorsch, along with several established and student dancers, present Wisdom Teeth at Danceworks, Saturday, March 31. more


UWM Visiting Writer Series presents Dan Kois, a native of Whitefish Bay and a writer and editor for Slate, at UW-Milwaukee (Curtin Hall, Room 175) on March 15. more


In its concert titled “Between Two Worlds,” Present music presents music that will explore contrasts as well as parallels between traditional folk music and contemporary classical music. more

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The villains and heroes of an ancient legend are given a close look by a UWM instructor. more



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It was not quite a year ago when UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts Mainstage Theatre was the site of a building fire. But a remodeled and upgraded theater opens in the same space on Wednesday, March 7. more


Veteran director Jim Tasse leads a student ensemble through a challenging update of Anton Checkov’s classic, The Seagull. more


It’s Geek Week in Milwaukee and Ruthie answers a question from a reader in love with a self-described “cosplay geek.” more

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Milwaukee Art Museum presents “The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip,” Jan. 26-April 22, a far-reaching exhibition of photographs meditating on our country and its inhabitants. more

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Despite a well-researched and understood link between community-based investments and crime reduction, the Wisconsin legislature continues to favor tough-on-crime methods even as other states embrace progressive reforms. more

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Ruthie explains to a reader than “no” means “no.” Exciting upcoming events include: “Intersex Stories, Not Surgery” with Pidgeon Pagonis at UWM, Nov. 30; and Katy Perry’s Witness Tour stop at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Dec. 4. more

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Host of "Pati's Mexican Table" and popular cookbookauthor, Pati Jinich will visit Milwaukee for the annual Mexican Fiesta.On Friday, August 26, Jinich will speak at UW-Milwaukee'sGolda Meir Library at 11:45 a.m. She will be discussing h.. more

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“I didn’t live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one,” Lance Armstrong tells documentarian Alex Gibney, but even that admission is probably untrue. The Armstrong Lie is an unflinching look at the career of cycling more

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It isn't the earmarks, stupid.Bullying Republican Senate leaders into a "voluntary" ban on earmarks may represent a political triumph for the tea party movement, but as a measure to reduce the federal deficit it is a meaningless substitute ... more

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