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Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
One man's trash is another man's...art supplies? "Easily Discarded," presented by CultureJam MKE and Live Artists Studio, is a one-night only art event in which twenty-five local artists will challenge "dominant notions of the relationship between human beings and their physical and mental environment." And they'll do so with the ...
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Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
The end of the year is a stressful time, what with Thanksgiving and the sundry December celebrations. The holidays leave one in a daze. With "Bloomin' Holidaze" the Museum of Wisconsin Art is providing all the accoutrements necessary to soothe the sting of seasonal stress. Craft Beer? Check. Craft making? Check. Shopping opportunities? Check. From Friday, November 14, through Sun...
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
So frequently are we presented with bad alternatives that numerous colloquial expressions have been cast to designate the situation: being between a rock and a hard place, between the devil and the deep blue sea, between Scylla and Charybdis, a Sophie’s choice
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Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Suffering from post-election blues? Missing the fervor stirred up by promises of change? Lacking the excitement of standing in multiple lines only to realize that you haven't re-registered since moving? Fortunately, the thrills of the democratic process are not years off. On November 11, the Shepherd Express will unveil the victors of its annual "Best of Milwaukee" competition. N...
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Monday, Nov. 3, 2014
Mark your calendars, Milwaukee: the Surgeon General of the American art scene is dropping by. Jane Chu, the 11th Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, will be presiding over a town meeting at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design this Thursday, November 6, from 6:30-8 p.m.Chairman Chu took the wheel this past June, so all interested parties should be well chuffed ...
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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Artist's Now is a lecture series put on by UWM's Peck School of the Arts. All the events take place on Wednesday's at 7 p.m. in the Arts Center Lecture Hall on the UWM campus. As a rule, these lectures are free, open to the public, and designed to appeal to a broad audience with an interest in contemporary visual art. Nationally and internationally known artists hold forth on the ...
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Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Save the date!: from 2-4 p.m. on November 12 the Haggerty Museum of Art will be hosting a reception to celebrate the opening of Clear Picture: Looking at Communities from an Art MuseumClear Picture is no ordinary exhibition. The student-curated, experimental, yearlong show "serves as a multi-disciplinary textbook and laboratory for four undergraduate Journal...