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Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Focus on supporting Midwest female playwrights

Renaissance Theaterworks is excited to kick off a new playwriting initiative called Brink! with the debuts of The Griots by Gwendolyn Rice and Janet Burroway’s Parts of Speech. Created by RTW’s Artistic Associate Mallory Metoxen, Brink! is dedicated to developing and advancing
coffee mug on beans
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Working in the Third Ward? Love your morning coffee? Then take a stroll with your co-workers down to Catalano Square today between 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. to enjoy the World’s Largest Coffee Break courtesy of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week (July 28-Aug.1).  Local coffee shops will be serving up free coffee and bakery will be available as well. Just wear a paperclip (silver, colorful, y...
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...
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