With “Within and Against” at Galerie Kenilworth, artists Brennen Steines and Emily Tripp share their independent visions within a working complementary relationship. Read more

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Laughing Liberally is throwing a Bye Bye Scott Bonanza! A panel discusses immigration and the city in the Trump era. Read more

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Artist Isabel Castro is an artist-in-residence on Cesar Chavez Drive, where she helps foster art in the neighborhood. Read more

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While the Milwaukee Film Festival is offering a new GenreQueer category, the LGBT Film/Video Festival has changed its format. Read more


Wisconsin falls behind other states in benefits for working parents seeking childcare. Read more

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It’s as American as apple pie to elect a bright, new generation of self-proclaimed democratic socialists. They’re fighting to preserve the American ideal of sharing the economic benefits of democracy with everyone, not just the wealthy. Read more

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Ahead of his guitar workshop at UWM, influential guitarist Leo Kottke chats about his lifelong love of guitar. Read more

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: Coming up in the visual arts this week are a call for submissions for the John Michael Kohler Arts Center’s Arts/Industry Program residency (through May 31), Tosa Pop-Up Shop (May 5) and BFA exhibitions at UWM’s Kenilworth Square East (May 3-19). Read more

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International best-selling author Lisa See’s latest novel is The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane and she will speak at the UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library on April 19. Read more


With President Donald Trump’s aggressive anti-immigrant rhetoric, the travel ban and heated talk in Washington, D.C., about tariffs and possible immigration restrictions for students—particularly from China—international student administrators in ... Read more

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On April 14, Marquette University will become the first Catholic university to host a Pride Prom. The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family, and Property is up in arms. Read more



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The city has embraced BIDs in the past, but new legislation that limits their funding could have a negative impact on Milwaukee. Read more

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UW-Milwaukee’s new Emile H. Mathis Gallery, located in Mitchell Hall, Room 170, adds 2,400 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibition space to house the treasures of the university’s art collection. Read more

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UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s production of George Bernard Shaw’s Major Barbara was well executed and well-chosen for our current socio-political moment. Read more


Milwaukee has a long history of LGBTQ poets, including two, Antler and Jeff Poniewaz, who served as the city’s poet laureate. Read more



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Scott Walker and the GOP-controlled legislature have done everything possible to diminish the standing of the state’s great public educational institutions. Read more

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Ruthie answers a question about hook up etiquette while staying with friends. Exciting upcoming events include: 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, Nov. 2-12; Courage MKE’s Homecoming Gala, Nov. 3; and Ruthie’s Starry Night Revue, Nov. 5. Read more

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Dancing on the Ceiling filled UWM’s Studio Theater with mature artistry in an unforgettable, quite probably historic concert of solos by six women in their fifth and sixth decades of life. Read more


Milwaukee continues to push itself to become a hub for young entrepreneurs and budding business professionals. While the effort is gaining momentum, the end result is anything but guaranteed. Read more

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Car repairs, hospital trips, rent... for broke students,those expenses can be a real issue, potentially forcing them to drop out ofcollege. To help those students who are struggling financially, the Universityof Wisconsin-Milwaukee is of.. Read more

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