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Five organizations collaborate to host a free community event to celebrate the work of people of color to protect the environment. Read more

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With two weekends bookending Milwaukee Museum Week 2020, there’s even more time to see more museums—and thereby to learn more about Milwaukee’s past, present and future. Read more

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A UW-Madison professor comes to Shorewood to discuss how power and privilege shapes public discourse, while Laughing Liberally hosts another night of progressive comedy. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors celebrate Black History Month, while housing experts discuss the decline in black homeownership. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Read Saving Our Democracy for the week of May 17-23 to find out what social and political justice-related events are taking place throughout the greater Milwaukee area. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

Upcoming events geared toward exercising our First Amendment rights in the Trump era include: Refuel the Resistance at Bounce Milwaukee on Wednesday, March 8; two rallies for peace on Saturday, March 18; and a youth justice summit at the Wi... Read more

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Fresh Perspective Art Collective and the 2017 Black Arts Festival pay tribute to Black History Month with various performances, workshops and displays. Meanwhile, “Ornate/Activate” opens at Villa Terrace and the Jewish Museum displays “F... Read more

Visual Arts

  Tyler Perry’s big screen adaptation of For Colored Girls was kind of a weird mutation of the original stage play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf. The 1997 Choreopoem by Ntozake Shange drew the power of i.. Read more


Following the Cirque du Soleil playbook of cramming as many amazing acts of human agility onto a stage as can possibly fit at one time, the touring production Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy is a blend of ballet, juggling, acrobatics and gener... Read more

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