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Dining Out
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Mequon’s popular Taylor and Dunn’s offers a versatile menu

 While noted as an Irish pub, Taylor and Dunn’s Public House has a versatile menu serving a variety of tastes. Located at the junction of Highway 57 and Donges Bay Road just south of Mequon Road, Taylor and Dunn’s has been a favorite spot in the area
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

MSO to perform a late work by the great composer

 The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming performance of Schubert’s Mass No. 6 in E flat major for vocalists, chorus and orchestra is a seldom-performed work ranked among classical music’s finest choral compositions. Its romantically inspired melodiousness gently rivals the more
Classical Music/Dance
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013

Florentine Opera brings magic to Verdi’s classic

The Florentine Opera’s beautiful production of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata was a crowd-pleasing success. It takes a certain magic to bring together all the elements of this subtle masterpiece, which requires exceptional acting skills to match the aesthetic demands of the score. Thanks to Director 
Theater
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013
 The Milwaukee Rep’s eagerly anticipated production of Ragtime lives up to its promise as an exhilarating, lavishly produced musical version of E. L. Doctorow’s much-praised 1975 novel. As Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements aptly demonstrates, it’s all in the staging, here in a glamorously mounted production furnished
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

MSO performs his first and final symphonies

 Brahms may not have been the most enterprising of composers. The first of his four symphonies was 20 years in the making, a gestation period culminating in an initial performance in 1876 when the composer was 44 years
Classical Music/Dance
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Florentine Opera’s Near-Perfect Finale

 The Florentine Opera’s season finale, Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, was an unqualified delight. Not only was it a tribute to this gentlest of the great composers, but a reminder that the tendency to “reinvent” operatic
Theater
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Skylight Studio’s light-hearted finale

The Skylight Studio Theatre Series final production this season, Sing Me a Story, fits well into their concept of engaging audiences in closer interactions with the cast—a cabaret experience without food and drink