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Spanning the weekend of Sept. 9-10, the Wilde Subaru FrankMots International Kite Festival celebrates the centuries-old tradition ofkiting.  The event runs from 10 a.m.-5p.m. both days, and features a number of kite-related attractions inc.. more

Aug 25, 2017 8:48 PM Around MKE

Dear Ruthie expounds upon events in and around Milwaukee of interest to the LGBT community, in particular, the annual PrideFest, which takes place on the Summerfest grounds June 9-11. more

Jun 6, 2017 12:59 AM Dear Ruthie

If diving into the frigid waters of Lake Michigan on NewYear’s Day isn’t quite your thing, but you still want to take part in anoutdoor activity and be part of a longstanding Milwaukee tradition, then bundleyourself up and head on over to .. more

Dec 26, 2016 7:52 PM Around MKE

The Great Circus Parade was held in Milwaukee 30 times between1963 and 2009. The event was an homage to the Nineteenth Century practice ofparading a circus’s major attractions through the main streets of a host cityto promote the coming sh.. more

Dec 5, 2016 3:54 PM What Made Milwaukee Famous 1 Comments

The 6th annualSanta Hustle 5K Milwaukee is coming to Veterans Park on Saturday, December 3,2016, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Participantswill don Santa hats and beards, along with dri-fit half-zips provided with registration.Cookie and can.. more

Nov 10, 2016 6:43 PM Around MKE

Polish Fest, Asia Fest, the Lakefront Festival of Art and several musicians and musical groups look to make the most of another prime summer weekend in Milwaukee. more

Jun 14, 2016 2:09 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Time’s a-wastin’Milwaukee: it’s time to go pro! Time to get your rear in gear and take it tothe next level. Don’t be put off by the emptiness of these catchphrases, drinkdeep of their rousing sentiment and consider going pro with the help of t.. more

Jun 23, 2015 7:14 PM Around MKE

It may be June, but I feel like a little girl on Christmas morning! I’m just as excited as I was all those years ago, racing downstairs in my footie pajamas to see if Santa more

Jun 4, 2014 8:21 PM Hear Me Out

C.S. Forester's seafaring tales of the Napoleonic wars were a favorite in Hollywood back in the days when in swashbuckling pictures were a genre unto themselves. In more recent years, The A&E Channel ran an Emmy-winning series based on Forester's .. more

Jul 23, 2011 3:54 PM I Hate Hollywood

Paul Giamatti won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a comedy for his lead role in Barney’s Version, but the film is a lemony comedy, more bitter than sweet—at least until the climax. It’s the story of Barney Panofsky (Giamatti), a succe more

Feb 8, 2011 12:00 AM Film Reviews

Make your reservations early to ring in 2011 family-style, featuring breakfast with Mr. Potato Head! Enjoy a continental breakfast at the Museum on Friday, December 31, 2010 from 7:30 until 8:45am, and,New Year's Guide more

Dec 31, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

Plenty of songwriters were born into musical families, but few more so than Rufus Wainwright, the son of folk singers Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, and the older brother of folk-rock singer Martha Wainwright. Wainwright has col... more

Aug 4, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

The Paper Chase @ The Cactus Club, 10 p.m. John Congleton’s brooding, gut-punching production has made ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Jul 2, 2009 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

I've long held a soft spot for singer-songwriters and bands who build unsettling dirges around Nirvana's terse, bluesy chords and slow-burning angst---Scout Niblett, Young People, Family Tree-era Bellafea, pre-self-parody Cat Power---so I was thri.. more

Dec 28, 2008 5:00 AM On Music

You know summer is on the horizon when the kites come out. This year, the season’s first major kite event, the Family Kite Festival, has added an extra day, running both today and tomorrow at Veteran,Today in Milwaukee more

May 24, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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May 21, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee