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Art
Friday, June 6, 2014

Optimist’s extended run in Kadish Park

 For Optimist Theatre’s fifth season of Shakespeare in the Park (SITP), the company presents a three-weekend long run of the famous playwright’s lesser-performed comedy, The Winter’s Tale. The work is typically recognized for having one of the most famous stage directions in
Off the Cuff
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Off the Cuff with Anja Notanja Sieger

 When one thinks of Milwaukee’s Pfister Hotel, descriptions like “elegant,” “glamorous” and “lavish” come to mind. And though this brilliance has made the Pfister
Dining Out
Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Zak’s Café’s winning evening menu

 Though café is part of its name, Zak’s Café is also a full-service restaurant/bar and a hidden treasure when it comes to evening dining. This two-story venue is cozy and welcoming, with mahogany and green hues back-dropped by Cream City Brick and adorned with beautiful artwork
Theater
Friday, May 30, 2014

Pink Banana Theatre’s One Acts Festival

 It’s Pink Banana Theatre’s One Acts Festival season again! This year’s theme: “The Honeymoon is Over.” More than 160 plays—the most the theater has ever received—were submitted from all over the country and Pink Banana chose eight unique pieces to create this year’s festival
Classical Music/Dance
Friday, May 30, 2014
 Kalliope Vocal Arts presents “Faith, Hope & Love,” a concert of three fully staged, not-often-performed opera scenes showcasing 12 young vocalists, string quartet and piano. “What’s cool about this event is all the stories are very compelling—these don’t drag and are very dramatic. And translations
Dining Out
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 Looking for a sociable place to grab a burger, get a few drinks and watch a baseball, football or basketball game with a group of friends? Catch 22 Bar & Grill (770 N. Milwaukee St.) is the place to be. This relaxed sports bar has 22 TVs, daily specials, happy hours Monday-Friday 3-7 p.m. and
Eat & Drink
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Full service catering for picnics, parties, barbecues

“We are a well-kept secret,” says Savory Catering & Events owner Guy Lamberg. And now the secret is out. This full-service catering business is gearing up for summer and has a unique outdoor menu for any picnic, graduation party, family reunion or barbecue
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Choral group celebrates 20 years of music making

 Milwaukee Children’s Choir (MCC), a nonprofit choral organization touching the lives of nearly 700 children with in-school and afterschool programming, will celebrate 20 years of music making with a concert. Featured will be all of its performance-level choirs (first through 12th graders)
Dining Out
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
 BB’s (which stands for Build-a-Breakfast, Build-a-Burger) is a restaurant and bar co-owned by Alaa Musa (of Casablanca on Brady Street) and Omar Amin. This casual dining spot opened earlier this month and is all about creating your own meals. Breakfast is served all day with customizable
Off the Cuff
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Whole Foods joins the cause and raises funds for the campaign

 Celebrating 80 years, Easter Seals is a nonprofit that provides a full range of services through 15 different programs for individuals with disabilities from infants to adults. One of the largest fundraisers for the Southeast Wisconsin branch is the Walk With Me event, which has collectively raised