UWM is the setting for Ross Bigley’s DIY comedy-horror mash-up. Read more

Film Reviews

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It is sobering to see a cast of student actors portray characters who might have been their peers when they embarked on experiences that would so greatly affect their lives. Read more



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In 'Everything in Its Place,' the choreography seemed subconsciously driven and the performers were serious young people in a place for kings and angels, where they seemingly had no place. Read more


The famous dance company celebrates its 50th anniversary with a series of events leading up to concerts in early August. Read more

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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes in and around Milwaukee. Read more

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At the core of the project is a growing collection of interviews from people who have been affected by gun violence in the city of Milwaukee. Read more

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The annual free program of films searches South America and the Caribbean for films that would otherwise go unseen in Milwaukee. Read more

Film Reviews


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Portia Cobb has always seen the world as a series of stories and through art has made a point to tell the stories of the people in her community. Read more



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Roast Coffee Company continues to thrive, now celebrating 15 years in business. Owner Ryan Mason, who attended UW-Milwaukee, opened his café in a former framing shop in 2004. Read more



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Highlighting this week’s performing arts’ scene, PAW Patrol Live! embarks (pun intended) upon an adventure in Miller High Life Theatre, and Winterdances: Refuge takes refuge in UWM’s Mainstage Theater. Read more

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Off the Cuff talks to Woodland Pattern Book Center’s Mike Wendt about their upcoming Poetry Marathon, a tradition going into its 25th year. Read more

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

Visual Arts

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

Off the Cuff

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

News Features


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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

Music Feature

: 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

Visual Arts

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