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arts
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Milwaukee Arts Board approved grants for 32 non-profit arts and culture organizations at its May 14 meeting, awarding grants totaling $157,500. According to alderman Michael Murphy, who chairs the board, 45 organizations applied for grants this year. An awards reception will follow the Milwaukee Arts Board's next meeting at the United Community, 1028 S. 9th St., beginning at approximately 5 p....
rodgers
Around Milwaukee
Monday, May 20, 2013
Good news for diners who enjoy locally sourced, MVP-endorsed cuisine but don't enjoy driving to Brookfield: Best buds Ryan Braun and Aaron Rodgers are opening a second location of their 8-Twelve restaurant at Bayshore. The new location is scheduled to open in October and will replace the COA restaurant.

Since opening last summer, the original 8-Twelve location at 17800 W. Blue Mound Road in...
james+blake
On Music
Monday, May 20, 2013
The Bon Iver of dubstep, British songwriter/producer James Blake will make his first Milwaukee appearance with a Nov. 14 concert at the Turner Hall Ballroom, the venue announced today. Not to be confused with the tennis player of the same name, Blake rose to attention in 2010 on the strength of a trio of EPs, and solidified that acclaim with an intimate, inward 2011 self-titled album. His latest a...
miller time
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Miller Time Pub is re-branding itself. The bar, which has sat on 509 W. Wisconsin Avenue since 2001, will now be called the Miller Time Pub and Grill, and will feature an expanded menu that emphasizes craft burgers (17 of them) and beer pairings. Given the business's name and MillerCoors affiliation, it shouldn't be surprising that many of those recommended pairings are Miller products. The Miller...