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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Love transcends death in 'Three Views of the Same Object'

 Next Act Theatre closes its season with a tour de force from playwright Henry Murray and a cast of veteran Milwaukee actors. Three Views of the Same Object explores, through three separate iterations, the story of Poppy and Jesse, an elderly couple who made a suicide pact and now face
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Timo Gallery welcomes Michael Prepsky

 The National Conference on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) launches a partnership between Arizona-based ceramic artist Michael Prepsky and his longtime friend Timo Meyerring, director of the Marshall Building’s Timo Gallery. Of the collaboration, Prepsky notes, “To have the opportunity to do this
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Acacia presents 'Searching for David’s Heart'

  Acacia Theatre presents Cherie Bennett’s Searching for David’s Heart, winner of the Kennedy Center’s New Visions/New Voices award, in its Midwest premiere. The show features high production values, heartfelt performances and a deep yet unassuming exploration of grief after the
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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