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Seeing 120 live shows a year makes it very difficult to have a truly novel experience at the theatre. The truly offbeat, truly original stuff can be exceedingly hard to come by. And while I’m really fond of the experimental, I know it’s not for .. more

Mar 28, 2011 9:53 AM Theater

Like professional sports, motivational speaking is a kind of performance art not often associated with more traditional artistic work. The challenge of turning personal experiences and insights into an inspirational package for groups of strange.. more

Mar 9, 2011 11:42 AM Theater

The Academy Awards are inevitably as dull as most of the Hollywood movies they’re trying to promote. This year, there’s a local party that could potentially make them a bit more enjoyable.On February 20th, as a rather large number of people con.. more

Feb 19, 2011 2:14 PM Theater

The Marian Center for Non-Profits took very little time to become extremely packed. I don’t recall ever seeing that many people crammed into the hallway outside the Marian Center’s 4th floor studio theatre. The space now serves as local musical .. more

Jan 2, 2011 12:28 AM Theater

With the longest night of the year almost past, New Year’s Eve approaches. There are a couple of notably musical events taking place the last evening of 2010 . . .The Skylight Opera Theatre opens Gershwin and Friends this New Year’s Eve. It’s a.. more

Dec 21, 2010 10:07 PM Theater

The Skylight has a long tradition of Gilbert & Sullivan, which has often been some of The Pirates of Penzance ,Theater more

May 26, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music 2 Comments

For better or for worse, big-budget arts groups like the Milwaukee Rep and the Milwaukee B A Christmas Carol ,Classical Music/Dance more

May 5, 2009 12:00 AM Classical Music 1 Comments

A new exhibit at the Charles Allis Art Museum weaves together two disparate art forms: poe Porcupine. ,Art more

May 5, 2009 12:00 AM Visual Arts

"We're putting down roots here in Milwaukee," Jeff Tweedy announced Wednesday, a A Ghost Is Born ,Concert Reviews more

Apr 16, 2009 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 1 Comments

You don’t need to stretch too far to make comparisons between The Cherry Orchard, the final work by playwright Anton Chekhov, and today’s current recession. Set in 1904, it’s the story of a wealthy family forced to make concession,Today more

Apr 15, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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