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milwaukee oktoberfest
Around Milwaukee
Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
Milwaukee's amazing stretch of mild, beautiful fall weather looks to stretch into this weekend, which is welcome news for those attending Milwaukee's Oktoberfest celebration at Pere Marquette this weekend.

The event—which will feature a beer garden with music and food including baked pretzels, bratwurst, wieners and pork sandwiches—runs noon - 11 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct...
phoenix the band
On Music
Monday, Sept. 30, 2013

Supported by Grouplove, Alt-J and Foals

FM 102.1's annual Big Snow Show at the Rave will become a two-night event this year, with an internationally minded lineup featuring headliners from France, England and Sweden. France bliss-pop stars Phoenix, fresh from headline billing at the Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals this summer, will top FM 102.1's bill on Thursday, Dec. 12, supported by U.K. buzz band Alt-J and the shouty indi...
kevin mcdonald kids in the hall
Around Milwaukee
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013
The self-proclaimed least popular member of the comedy troupe Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald will teach a two-day comedy writing workshop at ComedySportz Milwaukee on Nov. 16 and 17. McDonald, who has appeared on more than a dozen sitcoms and a long list of movies and cartoons, has recently been touring America and Canada behind a workshop that teaches students to turn improvisational comedy int...
cher closer to the truth 2014 tour
On Music
Monday, Sept. 23, 2013
This week Cher will release her first album in 12 years, the dance-minded Closer To The Truth, which includes the Paul Oakenfold-produced single "Woman's World." This morning the BMO Harris Bradley Center announced that the singer's "Dressed To Kill" tour in support of that album will take her back to Milwaukee for her first performance here in more than a half decade.

She'll headli...
paul cebar
On Music
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

Here's MKE Unplugged's 2013 lineup

Later this fall, Milwaukee music ambassador Paul Cebar will mark the release of his latest album with his band Tomorrow Sound, Fine Rude Thing, at a release show at the Turner Hall Ballroom. Ahead of that Nov. 7 performance, though, you can catch the band for free, when they kick off UWM's returning MKE Unplugged series on Thursday, Sept. 19.

The schedule for the series' 2013-2014 s...