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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Addressing contemporary issues in a lighthearted way

Longtime Milwaukee Repertory Theater resident company member Deborah Staples makes her directorial debut at Next Act Theatre, bringing to the stage Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter by Julie Marie Myatt. “This play took me over. I wanted to tell this story; I needed to tell this story,” says
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Unique version of the evergreen musical

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s final collaborative musical The Sound of Music continues to capture hearts young and old via Broadway, movies, live TV and theater showings. The stage musical version is particularly meaningful to Waukesha Civic Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director John
Dining Out
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Miss Beverly’s Deluxe Barbeque hits the spot

The Bartolotta Restaurant Group has at long last created a barbeque establishment. Adjacent to Joey Gerard’s supper club in Downtown Greendale and named after Joe Bartolotta’s mother, Miss Beverly’s Deluxe Barbeque brings additional charm to the village. Reminiscent of a
Eat & Drink
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Marco Pollo food truck at September Street Eats

Milwaukee’s food truck scene has steadily gained popularity over the last few years. Mobile restaurants continue to pop up each summer and the variety is becoming quite impressive. One of the newest is Marco Pollo Global Cluck Truck, which hit the streets for the first time this May
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Outskirts Theatre’s inaugural performance

Carroll University undergraduate student Ryan Albrechtson and his peers were asked to create a fictional arts organization over the course of a semester in a fine arts administration class and Albrechtson, who fully connected with the project, took the next step and realized it this year as
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Craft doughnuts in the Third Ward

Doughnuts bring to mind the days when my brother and I would quickly devour the first pastry dad would buy us and then, our sweet tooth not quite satiated, ask for another. I fondly remember the sweet, delicious Bavarian cream, chocolate and fruit fillings nestled in soft dough most often topped with sprinkles and colorful frostings available in Port Washington at the time. Though my tastes have ...