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Theater
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014

On Love and Language Barriers

 Thirty-one years ago, Larry Shue’s comedy The Foreigner premiered in Milwaukee before achieving national acclaim off Broadway and regionally. Its most recent Brew City reprise takes place on Theatre Unchained’s intimate stage. John Baiocchi directs and Artistic Director James Dragolovich stars as Charlie, the traveling
Art
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

'Aesthetic Afterlife' at the Haggerty

 As part of a museum-wide exhibition series focusing on consumerism, the Haggerty Museum of Art presents “Aesthetic Afterlife,” featuring Wisconsin artists William Andersen, Jason Ramey, Heather McCalla, Niki Johnson, Hongtao Zhou and Yevgeniya Kaganovich. Incorporating discarded or donated objects, the
A&E Feature
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Kohler Arts Center’s diverse offerings

What happens when a venerable Wisconsin manufacturing company and an art museum sustain a 40-year partnership? Visit the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) to find out. Opened in 1967, the Arts Center has been headed by Director Ruth
Theater
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014

Theatre Unchained's 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'

 Currently playing at Theatre Unchained is Alan Ball’s comedy, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress. Set during a Tennessee wedding reception, it tells the story of five bridesmaids getting to know each other as they duck in and out of a bedroom to avoid the party downstairs. Heartwarming and full of sizzling one-liners
Art
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014

INOVA’s 'Enacting Acting'

 This winter, UW-Milwaukee’s INOVA presents “Enacting Acting,” a novel exhibition of work by filmmakers Robert Arndt, Vishal Jugdeo and Alix Pearlstein, examining the craft of acted performance. Striving to combat the disappearance of nuance from
Art
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Timothy Cobb presents 'Scapes'

Timothy Cobb Fine Arts’ latest galley night offering is a multi-artist exhibit exploring the many permutations of
Art
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Public art invigorates four Milwaukee neighborhoods

 Last summer Reginald Baylor and Adam Carr spearheaded the TypeFace Project to create site-specific art installations in four Milwaukee neighborhoods affected by foreclosure and neglect, but located on busy thoroughfares. The installations were developed from conversations with
Classical Music/Dance
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

The Magic of Community

This year’s production of Milwaukee Ballet’s annual treasure, The Nutcracker, is a resplendent display of holiday feeling and community mindedness. One look at the audience testifies to the intergenerational nature of this show. Now in its 40th year, the Ballet’s Nutcracker appeals to regulars and newcomers alike. The
Theater
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

UW-Milwaukee stages ‘Gint’

 Romulus Linney’s retelling of Henrik Ibsen’s classic Peer Gynt neatly drops the epic story of Self into the context of early-20th-century Appalachia. In UW-Milwaukee’s production of Gint, we are asked to consider no less than what it means to be a fully developed individual