The Shepherd Express surveys the many fine wineries of Wisconsin’s Glacial Hills region, most of which incorporate Wisconsin-grown fruits in their vintages. more

Mar 6, 2018 1:39 PM Eat/Drink

This year’s Luxembourg Fest, located in Belgium, Wis. onSaturday, Aug. 12, will feature a special Ansay International Tasting event.Bofferding beers, Domaines Vinsmoselle wines and Ramborn hard cider will all beon hand at the tasting.“Th.. more

Jul 19, 2017 9:24 PM Around MKE

Devon Seafood+ Steak, located at Bayshore Town Center, is hosting a Sip & Paint event onMonday, Oct. 10 from 6–9 p.m.Along with avariety of $7 appetizers and select $6 wine by the glass, the event willinclude step-by-step instructions.. more

Sep 14, 2016 8:22 PM Around MKE

Delafield Latin Fusion restaurant, Hispania (627 Genesee St.)will host a night of latin food, tango dancing and Argentinian wine on Tuesday,Sept. 20 for their Tango Night Winemaker Dinner.The event goes from 6-9 p.m. and features an appea.. more

Sep 13, 2016 6:01 PM Around MKE

Milwaukee’s German heritage comes to the fore as our kickoffto Wisconsin’s Oktoberfest season, GermanFest, returns to the Summerfest grounds from July 29-31. This year’s entertainment includes Grammy nominated musicianand producer Alex.. more

Jul 21, 2016 4:34 PM Around MKE

Pig roasts have a storied tradition as a summer activity,but von Stiehl Winery is putting their own spin on the concept with theirannual BrewVino Steer Roast. The event will be held on June 18 from 11 a.m.until 6 p.m. in Algoma.Brad Sc.. more

Jun 7, 2016 3:58 PM Around MKE

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Jan 18, 2016 5:42 PM Video Games are Dumb

This weekend Lights Camera Soul presents Mahalia: The Gospel Musical. Michaela Usher plays the Queen of Gospel Mahalia Jackson. The triumphant journey of the legendary singer is explored in an intimate, little three-person Tom Stolz musica.. more

Nov 30, 2015 12:00 PM Theater


InDecember 1951, director Cy Endfield boarded the Queen Mary for the UK with twosuitcases in hand. He never looked back. Although Endfield had not been a boxoffice hitmaker, his resume was growing and he seemed poised, if noth.. more

Nov 24, 2015 2:51 PM I Hate Hollywood


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Pleasant Kafe (1600 N. Jackson St.) is an appealing coffee, wine and espresso bar that brings a welcome feeling of European café life to this historic Italian East Side neighborhood. more

Jul 21, 2015 9:00 PM Dining Out

Welcome to the newest Shepherd blog, Brew City Booze! I'mgoing to be bringing you the latest news and information for all thingsalcohol-related in MKE. Anything is fair game: bars, bar food, beer events,cocktails, breweries, distilleries, festi.. more

Jun 5, 2015 7:30 PM Brew City Booze

Von Stiehl Winery's Meetthe Makers event is coming up Saturday, June 20th.  Meet the Makers is a unique wine and beer festival with a flavor all its own.The one day festival offerstest batches and unique blends newly released by Von Stiehl Winer.. more

Jun 5, 2015 4:40 PM Around MKE


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Festivals around Milwaukee, WI. more

May 21, 2015 6:00 PM Summer Guide 2 Comments

Beaujolais Nouveau Day, held on the third Thursday ofNovember, is the biggest wine holiday of the year that honors the end of a harvestand celebrates the first taste of a new Beaujolais vintage. Chez Jacques’ La Fête Beaujolais Nouveau Dinner jo.. more

Nov 14, 2014 9:00 PM Around MKE

It'snot like the Lord ever said, "Let there be laughter" in Genesis'creation account, but church folks can appreciate stand-up comedy much as anyone.Humor comes Saturday Nov. 1 to the Mason Temple Church, 6098 N. 35th St.,as promoter Arthur Bu.. more

Oct 27, 2014 9:55 PM Around MKE

Releasing 10 albums over the past 20-plus years, Pearl Jam has experienced a storied career, but all but its most devoted fans admit that the last decade hasn’t lived up to the groundbreaking arti,Concert Reviews more

Oct 21, 2014 10:00 AM Concert Reviews 1 Comments

TheU.S.Supreme Court declined to hear any cases on same-sex marriage this term. Ohto be a fly on the wall when this decision was made.Thegood news? That leaves in place the lower court decision striking downWisconsin’s reprehensible con.. more

Oct 6, 2014 2:52 PM Daily Dose

Afundraiser to raise awareness for hunger relief will take place Nov. 2 at RailHall in Walker's Point. The event, called Serve Taste Give, is being organizedby Serve 60, a nation non-profit aiming to increase community service andvolunteerism,.. more

Oct 6, 2014 2:29 PM Around MKE

Milwaukee's alternative station FM 102.1 has announced the headliners for the first night of its ninth annual Big Snow Show Holiday concert: Cage the Elephant, Alt-J, Fitz and the Tantrums, Vance Joy and Meg Myers. Some of these acts are no strang.. more

Oct 6, 2014 2:00 PM On Music

Lendme your ears Wisconsin amateur photographers of at least 15 years of age, and then lend UW-WC your lenses.GiveUs Your Best Shot - not to be confused with Pat Benatar's questionably-classic rockanthem "Hit Me with Your B.. more

Oct 4, 2014 7:40 PM Visual Arts