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Monday, April 28, 2014

Here's your summer calendar

It's never too early to start planning your summer. Each summer Milwaukee offers dozens of outdoor celebrations, many of them free, almost all of them cheap, including the world's largest music festival and a host of ethnic festivals and street parties. We've compiled this calendar of the city's biggest summer events, which we'll keep updated throughout the season as more festivals announce their ...
jamie breiwick
On Music
Friday, April 25, 2014
Bay View Gallery Night is adding a musical component this summer. Concurrent with its annual art crawl, the neighborhood will host the Bay View Jazz Fest on Friday, June 6, a lineup of free shows at four Bay View venues. Curated by Milwaukee Jazz Vision, it features many of the scene's big names and brightest young players.

The complete lineup is below.

Tonic Tavern (2...
On Music
Monday, April 21, 2014
Maxwell may not be the most reclusive of all the great neo-soul singers—that honor still belongs to D'Angelo, for now—but he works at a mighty slow clip. With his 1996 debut Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite, Maxwell helped establish mellow, groove-based neo-soul as a commercially viable alternative to the more dance-based R&B of the time, but after his 2001 album, Now, he willful...
the hank house hank the dog miller park
Around Milwaukee
Monday, April 21, 2014

It has a little slide for Hank to go down

Brewers fans visiting Miller Park this week will likely notice a new addition: The Hank House, "a roomy, one bedroom Cape Cod-style dwelling" for Hank, the team's resident mascot/philanthropist/dog. The name is a little misleading: It won't actually be Hank's home—he lives with a family—but it will serve as a home base of sorts for when Hank is at Miller Park, a place for him to pose for photo...