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Classical Music and Dance
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Milwaukee's Danceworks keeps alive the art of tap

No ensemble in Milwaukee is more committed to tap as a living art form than Danceworks on Tap (DOT). The group's annual concert, this year titled TAPtivating, is appropriately the centerpiece of Danceworks' DanceLAB summer series of experiments...
A&E Feature
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

The Challenge of Milwaukee's Black Performing Artists

What difficulties do Milwaukee performing artists of African American descent face in a city that ranks with the most segregated in America and harbors neighborhoods...
Classical Music and Dance
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Danceworks DanceLAB kicks off summer concert series

Danceworks DanceLAB is an incubator and a showcase for dance experiments. Its summer series began last weekend with The Chemistry of Lime Trees, a two-act concert by Daniel Burkholder and The PlayGround, Burkholder's company from Washington, D.C. This was Burkholder's MFA thesis for the UW-Milwaukee Dance Department. Three of his D.C...
Classical Music and Dance
Monday, July 11, 2011
Milwaukee Ballet performances are always a high and its summer fundraising scheme is literally so. Even the name, “Ballet Up to the Bar,” is dizzying. Until Sept. 4, you can raise your spirits with unique specialty drinks at a variety of Milwaukee establishment knowing that part of the cost of your drink will support Milwaukee Ballet...
Classical Music and Dance
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

IN:SITE presents artist Faith Purvey

At North 29th Street, just south of Capitol Drive, is an unnamed city park. This triangle of grass with two trees and a basketball court bounded by Hopkins and Melvina streets is the site of a promising artwork. Faith Purvey, a site-specific performer based in Los Angeles and Minneapolis, together with the citizens...