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Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker

 In a faraway land in the days when nuts were sold in shells, a magician named Drosselmeyer made a soldier-shaped voodoo doll with teeth. He presented this totem to young Clara at her wealthy family’s Christmas feast.
A&E Feature
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

12 performances, 12 hours on 12-12-12

 Pegi Christiansen has made performance art for 12 years. She has also sought out, chronicled and fostered efforts by other Milwaukee artists to create meaningful, memorable, even life changing live performances that don’t quite
A&E Feature
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Getting Comfortable with The Nutcracker

In the darkness and cold of winter, we draw together for comfort. Holiday traditions help us find our lives again through the rituals we share. As a tuxedoed cabaret crooner, I return to the classic holiday standards every year
Theater
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

Her Death is a Loss to Milwaukee Theater

 Phylis Ravel’s death from cancer on Nov. 6 at Mequon’s Horizon Hospice marks an irreplaceable loss. Almost single-handedly she created the Marquette University Theatre Department, gathering the current faculty
Classical Music/Dance
Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

Milwaukee Ballet’s La Boheme

Michael Pink’s new La Boheme is extremely beautiful. Created by the Milwaukee Ballet in just five weeks of rehearsal, the world premiere on Oct. 18 was cheered at great length by a full house in the Marcus Center’s...