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Theater
Friday, July 25, 2014
Halloween comes early thanks to Peninsula Players. The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful is a madcap romp that takes us on a journey through multiple settings in which two actors play eight characters of both sexes and take on more than 40 costume changes. The show runs July
million dollar collar
Around Milwaukee
Thursday, July 17, 2014
A new invention could be hitting the Milwaukee scene. Rob Kessler—yes, he’s the son of the jeweler—has created a Kickstarter campaign to raise $40,000 for the initial production of his Million Dollar Collar—the first permanently installed, patented placket stiffener on the market.

Kessler, owner of NEWD Clothing Company for the past seven years, was inspired to develop the product a...
Theater
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Boulevard Theatre’s final show at its Bay View location

 Often cited as a key factor in the revival of the Kinnickinnic business district and a kick-starter of the Bay View renaissance, Boulevard Theatre—founded by Artistic Director Mark Bucher nearly 30 years ago—presents a staged reading of Enid Bagnold’s The Chalk Garden to serve as the
Dining Out
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Shepherd Express hits the beach with NEWaukee at Lakeshore State Park

 The Shepherd Express is joining with NEWaukee for the upcoming fourth annual Urban Island Beach Party. This year, the Shepherd is adding to the fun by running its popular Street Eats Mobile Food Festival as part of the party
Theater
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Acacia Theatre presents Jane Austen’s last novel

Jennifer Le Blanc’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion, winner of the Silicon Valley Small Theatre Association 2013 Standout New Works Award, is praised for preserving the author’s intellect and wit and Acacia Theatre Company will present this rich version of Austen’s last
Dining Out
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
 In the hustle and bustle of our busy schedules, it’s sometimes hard to find a moment to sit back and relax. But when you do, Baltica Bistro (223 N. Franklin St., Port Washington) is the perfect place to savor those moments of serenity. Located in a restored 1854 Italianate-style J. Thill building
Eat & Drink
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hottest Kitchen Entrepreneur Challenge at MATC

 Greater Milwaukee is a sturdy hub for emerging food artists and continues to gain acclaim for the impressive amount of locally owned and operated businesses and restaurants within the foodie scene. Our city has many unique gourmet restaurants and businesses, mobile food trucks
Theater
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Umbrella Group Milwaukee, the city’s newest theater company, was founded in May by a handful of Milwaukee’s premier acting and directing talents: Bo Johnson, Libby Amato, Anna Figlesthaler, Matt Wickey, Jason Will and Erin Eggers. The organization was formed with the mission
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
 Co-founded in 2007 by Patrick Nettesheim and Dan Van Buskirk, Guitars for Vets (G4V) is a Milwaukee-based nonprofit giving back to men and women who have served our country. The program, which has more than 40 chapters in 20 states and has served hundreds of veterans in
Theater
Friday, June 27, 2014

‘Animal Farm’ takes to Milwaukee County historical site

 Quasimondo Milwaukee Physical Theatre will close out its second season with Brian Rott’s original theatrical adaptation of George Orwell’s Animal Farm. Rott, Quasimondo’s founding artistic director, will also be directing the show that he says “walks a brilliant line between silly and