Shepherd Express - Today in Milwaukee http://shepherdexpress.com/articles.sec-277-1-today-in-milwaukee.html Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 CDT en hourly 1 WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25880-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25881-satchmo-summerfest.html WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25882-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html Eat & Drink Near the Dome - Tailgate Spots Before, During and After the Game http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25883-eat-drink-near-the-dome-tailgate-spots-before-during-and-after-the-game.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25884-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25885-satchmo-summerfest.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25886-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25887-satchmo-summerfest.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25888-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25889-satchmo-summerfest.html Eat & Drink Near the Dome - Tailgate Spots Before, During and After the Game http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25890-eat-drink-near-the-dome-tailgate-spots-before-during-and-after-the-game.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25891-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html Eat & Drink Near the Dome - Tailgate Spots Before, During and After the Game http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25903-eat-drink-near-the-dome-tailgate-spots-before-during-and-after-the-game.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25904-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25831-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html Eat & Drink Near the Dome - Tailgate Spots Before, During and After the Game http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25832-eat-drink-near-the-dome-tailgate-spots-before-during-and-after-the-game.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25833-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25834-satchmo-summerfest.html WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25835-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html Eat & Drink Near the Dome - Tailgate Spots Before, During and After the Game http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25836-eat-drink-near-the-dome-tailgate-spots-before-during-and-after-the-game.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25837-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25838-satchmo-summerfest.html WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25697-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html How do you improve upon a season where you led your division for the majority of it, won every game at home, and lost to the eventual Super Bowl champions in the second round? That is a question that the New Orleans Saints are asking this year after ]]> Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25698-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html People in New Orleans have survived some real tough times....utterly devastating ordeals. Together — and it has bonded us. We have a real sense of community through shared experience. We also have certain common interests. There are few things that]]> WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25699-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html How do you improve upon a season where you led your division for the majority of it, won every game at home, and lost to the eventual Super Bowl champions in the second round? That is a question that the New Orleans Saints are asking this year after ]]> Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25700-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html People in New Orleans have survived some real tough times....utterly devastating ordeals. Together — and it has bonded us. We have a real sense of community through shared experience. We also have certain common interests. There are few things that]]> WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25701-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html How do you improve upon a season where you led your division for the majority of it, won every game at home, and lost to the eventual Super Bowl champions in the second round? That is a question that the New Orleans Saints are asking this year after ]]> Eat & Drink Near the Dome - Tailgate Spots Before, During and After the Game http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25702-eat-drink-near-the-dome-tailgate-spots-before-during-and-after-the-game.html Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25703-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html People in New Orleans have survived some real tough times....utterly devastating ordeals. Together — and it has bonded us. We have a real sense of community through shared experience. We also have certain common interests. There are few things that]]> Satchmo SummerFest http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25704-satchmo-summerfest.html WHO DAT! - Saints Season Preview http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25705-who-dat_-saints-season-preview.html How do you improve upon a season where you led your division for the majority of it, won every game at home, and lost to the eventual Super Bowl champions in the second round? That is a question that the New Orleans Saints are asking this year after ]]> Why Dat? - The Importance of Being a Saints Fan in New Orleans http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25706-why-dat-the-importance-of-being-a-saints-fan-in-%250Anew-orleans.html People in New Orleans have survived some real tough times....utterly devastating ordeals. Together — and it has bonded us. We have a real sense of community through shared experience. We also have certain common interests. There are few things that]]> MusicCalendar test DO NOT ACTIVATE OR DELETE http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25637-musiccalendar-test-do-not-activate-or-delete.html title http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25531-title.html Regan runs again http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25532-regan-runs-again.html A write-in candidate for Sangamon County sheriff is hoping to take advantage of an apparent split in the Republican Party that has two candidates competing for the post in the upcoming GOP primary. “I think that there’s an opportunity for our ca]]> Incensed - Head shop owner protests raid http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25441-incensed-head-shop-owner-protests-raid.html The owner of a Springfield head shop says he fears bankruptcy in the wake of a raid by federal agents who emptied his store of pipes and suspected synthetic marijuana. That Traveling Treasures on Chatham Road was selling pipes and so-called incense t]]> Incensed - Head shop owner protests raid http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25446-incensed-head-shop-owner-protests-raid.html The owner of a Springfield head shop says he fears bankruptcy in the wake of a raid by federal agents who emptied his store of pipes and suspected synthetic marijuana. That Traveling Treasures on Chatham Road was selling pipes and so-called incense t]]> Regan runs again - Promises change in sheriff’s office http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25447-regan-runs-again-promises-change-in-sheriff%25E2%2580%2599s-office.html A write-in candidate for Sangamon County sheriff is hoping to take advantage of an apparent split in the Republican Party that has two candidates competing for the post in the upcoming GOP primary. “I think that there’s an opportunity for our cam]]> Incensed - Head shop owner protests raid http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25449-incensed-head-shop-owner-protests-raid.html The owner of a Springfield head shop says he fears bankruptcy in the wake of a raid by federal agents who emptied his store of pipes and suspected synthetic marijuana. That Traveling Treasures on Chatham Road was selling pipes and so-called incense t]]> Incensed http://shepherdexpress.com/article-25440-incensed.html That Traveling Treasures on Chatham Road was selling pipes and so-called incense that – nudge, nudge, wink wink – was not intended for human consumption was no secret. After all, Traveling Treasures, which has been in business for 28 years and ca]]> Open Mic Night with Misha Siegfried - Tonight @ The Up and Under Pub, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19800-open-mic-night-with-misha-siegfried-tonight-a-the-up-and-under-pub-9-pm.html At the age of 17 Misha Siegfried studied under Minnesota bluesman Moses Oakland before moving to Milwaukee in 2002. This guitar virtuoso has since then toured with such acts as Reverend Raven & The Chain Smoking Alter Boys, Fire On Your...]]> Thenceforward, and Forever Free - Today @ Haggerty Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19801-thenceforward-and-forever-free-today-a-haggerty-museum.html The Haggerty museum explores the concept of freedom in its latest exhibition, “Thenceforward, and Forever Free,” which presents seven contemporary artists—Laylah Ali, Willie Birch, Michael Ray Charles, Gary Simmons, Elisabeth Subrin...]]> MSOE at Work: Selections from the Campus Archives - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19802-msoe-at-work-selections-from-the-campus-archives-today-a-grohmann-museum.html In 2001, Eckhart Grohmann donated his extensive industrial realism art collection—featuring more than 900 paintings and sculptures—to the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE). This “Man at Work” collection became the centerpiece for...]]> Brewers vs. Braves - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19803-brewers-vs-braves-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers return home to begin a three-game series against the Atlanta Braves tonight]]> Indian Summer Festival - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19795-indian-summer-festival-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html In 1985 Butch Roberts, a Milwaukee police officer, dreamed about adding an American Indian festival to the other ethnic festivals that were being held on the Summerfest grounds. And now after 26 years on Milwaukee's glittering...]]> Hugh Bob and the Hustle w/ Blessed Feathers - Tonight @ Hotel Foster, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19796-hugh-bob-and-the-hustle-w_-blessed-feathers-tonight-a-hotel-foster-8-pm.html For years The Wildbirds drew crowds around the state with their glammy roots-rock, but that band is on an indefinite hiatus now while its players focus on a new project. Led by Wildbirds bassist Hugh Masterson, Hugh Bob and the...]]> Storytelling with John Gurda: The History of the South Shore - Tonight @ South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19797-storytelling-with-john-gurda-the-history-of-the-south-shore-tonight-a-south-milwaukee-performing-arts-center-630-pm.html John Gurda is a Milwaukee-born writer and historian whose book The Making of Milwaukee was turned into an Emmy Award-winning documentary series by Milwaukee Public Television. His many other accolades include an eight-time...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19798-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster, Moulin Rouge La...]]> WMSE Backyard BBQ - Today @ Cathedral Square Park, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19789-wmse-backyard-bbq-today-a-cathedral-square-park-3-pm.html WMSE's idea of a lazy Saturday afternoon is a particularly perfect one. In addition to an assortment of succulent barbecue and cold refreshments...]]> Sausage Fest - Today @ Caf Centraal, 2-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19790-sausage-fest-today-a-caf%25E9-centraal-2-8-pm.html Thanks to a common euphemism, “sausage fest” has taken on a negative connotation over the last decade, but the organizers of this annual event outside Café...]]> Indian Summer Festival - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19791-indian-summer-festival-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html In 1985 Butch Roberts, a Milwaukee police officer, dreamed about adding an American Indian festival to the other ethnic festivals that were being held...]]> Hugh Bob and the Hustle w/ The Championship - Tonight @ Cacuts Club,10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19792-hugh-bob-and-the-hustle-w_-the-championship-tonight-a-cacuts-club10-pm.html For years The Wildbirds drew crowds around the state with their glammy roots-rock, but that band is on an indefinite hiatus now while its players...]]> Yellow Phone Music Conference - Today @ multiple venues http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19793-yellow-phone-music-conference-today-a-multiple-venues.html Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for a second year of panels, discussions and mentoring sessions to help aspiring career musicians navigate...]]> Get The Led Out - The American Led Zeppelin - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19794-get-the-led-out-the-american-led-zeppelin-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Electric and supercharged, Get The Led Out is a group of musicians returning the music of the immortal Led Zeppelin to the big stage in grand fashion...]]> Indian Summer Festival - Today @ Summerfest Grounds, 4 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19778-indian-summer-festival-today-a-summerfest-grounds-4-pm.html In 1985 Butch Roberts, a Milwaukee police officer, dreamed about adding an American Indian festival to the other ethnic festivals that were being held on the Summerfest grounds. And now after 26 years on Milwaukee's glittering...]]> PantherFest w/ B.o.B. and J. Cole - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19779-pantherfest-w_-bob-and-j-cole-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-7-pm.html The grand finale to UWM's welcome-week activities, PantherFest seems to draw a bigger lineup each year. This year organizers have reeled in two national acts to headline the event: pop-rap goofball B.o.B. and mixtape phenomenon turned Jay-Z...]]> Point Fish Fry and a Flick: Major League - Tonight @ Discovery World, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19780-point-fish-fry-and-a-flick-major-league-tonight-a-discovery-world-5-pm.html Though the hit 1989 Charlie Sheen baseball comedy Major League followed a fictionalized version of the Cleveland Indians, there's a reason it remains a local favorite. Most of the film was actually shot in Milwaukee at the old County...]]> Yellow Phone Music Conference - Today @ multiple venues http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19781-yellow-phone-music-conference-today-a-multiple-venues.html Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for a second year of panels, discussions and mentoring sessions to help aspiring career musicians navigate a rapidly changing music industry. The bulk of this year's events are based out of...]]> Paramount Blues Festival - Tonight @ Lime Kiln Park, Grafton, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19782-paramount-blues-festival-tonight-a-lime-kiln-park-grafton-5-pm.html Grafton, Wis., has had a vivacious blues scene dating back to the village's Depression-era Paramount recording studio, with acts such as Charley Patton and Henry Townsend sent north from Chicago to record here. Townsend himself was...]]> Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival - Tonight @ Riverside Park, West Bend, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19783-kettle-moraine-jazz-festival-tonight-a-riverside-park-west-bend-5-pm.html Now in its 15th year, the Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival has established itself as one of the state's most prestigious jazz events, booking a wide assortment of national and global talent. This year's event is headlined by Grammy-nominated...]]> Artists United for Truth in Military Recruitment - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19784-artists-united-for-truth-in-military-recruitment-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-8-pm.html Serving your country in the military is one of the most honorable things you can do, but it's not the path for everybody. Peace Action Wisconsin and Veterans for Peace co-sponsor this acoustic concert that shines a light on some of the...]]> punkplay - Tonight @ Cream City Collectives, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19785-punkplay-tonight-a-cream-city-collectives-730-pm.html Boasting an array of workshops, lectures, potlucks and gatherings, Riverwest's Cream City Collectives is a social center dedicated to community engagement. Equipped with a free Internet computer lab, a gallery and a screen printing...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ Random Walk - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19770-jazz-in-the-park-w_-random-walk-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html If Labor Day weekend didn't already make it clear enough, summer is coming to an end, and with it comes Jazz in the Park. The concert series closes its 2012 season this evening with a performance from Rnadom Walk, guitarist Bill Bonifas...]]> Yellow Phone Music Conference - Today @ multiple venues http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19771-yellow-phone-music-conference-today-a-multiple-venues.html Milwaukee's Yellow Phone Music Conference returns for a second year of panels, discussions and mentoring sessions to help aspiring career musicians navigate a rapidly changing music industry. The bulk of this year's events are based out of...]]> The Moth StorySLAM - Tonight @ Miramar Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19772-the-moth-storyslam-tonight-a-miramar-theatre-8-pm.html Since its inception in New York in 1997, The Moth storytelling series has attracted celebrity participants like Moby and Ethan Hawke and spun off into touring roadshows. More recently, the series has launched satellite storytelling...]]> punkplay - Tonight @ Cream City Collectives, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19773-punkplay-tonight-a-cream-city-collectives-730-pm.html Boasting an array of workshops, lectures, potlucks and gatherings, Riverwest's Cream City Collectives is a social center dedicated to community engagement. Equipped with a free Internet computer lab, a gallery and a screen printing...]]> Thenceforward, and Forever Free - Today @ Haggerty Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19749-thenceforward-and-forever-free-today-a-haggerty-museum.html The Haggerty museum explores the concept of freedom in its latest exhibition, “Thenceforward, and Forever Free,” which presents seven contemporary artists—Laylah Ali, Willie Birch, Michael Ray Charles, Gary Simmons, Elisabeth Subrin...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19751-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19752-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19740-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music. The group, which features members of Milwaukee bands De La Buena and Stealin'...]]> Thenceforward, and Forever Free - Today @ Haggerty Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19741-thenceforward-and-forever-free-today-a-haggerty-museum.html The Haggerty museum explores the concept of freedom in its latest exhibition, “Thenceforward, and Forever Free,” which presents seven contemporary artists—Laylah Ali, Willie Birch, Michael Ray Charles, Gary Simmons, Elisabeth Subrin...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19742-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19743-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> All-City People's Parade - Today @ Wisconsin Avenue and Fourth Street, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19734-all-city-peoples-parade-today-a-wisconsin-avenue-and-fourth-street-11-am.html Like the great medieval pageant wagons that carried elaborately staged biblical stories through the streets of early cities, the All-City People's Parade brings lovingly crafted theatrical visions of communal and planetary salvation and...]]> Milwaukee Rally - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19736-milwaukee-rally-today-a-multiple-locations.html Close your windows if you live near a Harley-Davidson dealership or the Harley-Davidson Museum, because it's going to be loud: Every Labor Day weekend, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts converge on the city that gave birth to...]]> Laborfest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds, noon-5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19735-laborfest-today-a-summerfest-grounds-noon-5-pm.html After a rough year that saw Gov. Scott Walker win a recall election on a platform of ending basic bargaining rights, Wisconsin union workers could use a good celebration. This year's Laborfest promises to deliver, with an afternoon of live...]]> Ted Mueller Memorial Concert - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19730-ted-mueller-memorial-concert-tonight-a-shank-hall-7-pm.html A local music scene that's already lost too many of its friendliest faces this year was hit hard by another loss earlier this summer when drummer Ted Mueller of the rock band Axe passed away at age 57. At this show, more than a dozen of...]]> Milwaukee Rally - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19731-milwaukee-rally-today-a-multiple-locations.html Close your windows if you live near a Harley-Davidson dealership or the Harley-Davidson Museum, because it's going to be loud: Every Labor Day weekend, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts converge on the city that gave birth to...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19732-brewers-vs-pirates-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers complete a 13-game stretch of only playing the Cubs and the Pirates this afternoon when they wrap up their home stand against the Pittsburgh.]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19733-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Present Music: Change - Tonight @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19725-present-music-change-tonight-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-730-pm.html Milwaukee's fringe classical music ensemble Present Music begins its 2012/2013 season with “Change,” an ambitious program that sums up what the company is all about. The program promises to examine the evolution of contemporary music and...]]> Uptown Saturday Night - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19726-uptown-saturday-night-tonight-a-mad-planet-10-pm.html Through their record label Dope Folks, Milwaukee hip-hop enthusiasts John “Kid Millions” Kuester and Chris Schulist reissue long-out-of-print (and sometimes completely unreleased) treasures from rap's golden era, from artists like Stranj...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19727-brewers-vs-pirates-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue a bizarre 13-game stretch where they only play the Cubs and the Pirates tonight as they play another home game against Pittsburgh. Marco Estrada is scheduled to make the start.]]> Milwaukee Rally - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19728-milwaukee-rally-today-a-multiple-locations.html Close your windows if you live near a Harley-Davidson dealership or the Harley-Davidson Museum, because it's going to be loud: Every Labor Day weekend, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts converge on the city that gave birth to...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19729-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Point Fish Fry & A Flick: Dark Side of Oz - Tonight @ Discovery World, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19718-point-fish-fry-a-flick-dark-side-of-oz-tonight-a-discovery-world-5-pm.html As just about everyone involved with the recording has made clear time and time again, Dark Side of the Moon was never intended to sync up with the 1939 musical The Wizard of Oz—and 1973 studio technology would have made it...]]> Kelly Hogan - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19719-kelly-hogan-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Independent country crooner Kelly Hogan has sung plenty in the decade since she released her third solo album, 2001's Because It Feel Good, but mostly as a backing singer, touring with longtime collaborator Neko Case and lending color...]]> The Cabin in the Woods - Tonight @ UW-Milwaukee Union Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19720-the-cabin-in-the-woods-tonight-a-uw-milwaukee-union-theatre-7-pm.html Perhaps if he had made it after his smash film adaptation of The Avengers, Joss Whedon wouldn't have had such a hard time releasing The Cabin in the Woods, his studio-delayed horror film sendup with Cloverfield writer...]]> Milwaukee Rally - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19721-milwaukee-rally-today-a-multiple-locations.html Close your windows if you live near a Harley-Davidson dealership or the Harley-Davidson Museum, because it's going to be loud: Every Labor Day weekend, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts converge on the city that gave birth to...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19722-brewers-vs-pirates-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue a bizarre 17-game stretch where they only play the Cubs and the Pirates tonight by beginning a home series against Pittsburgh. Mark Rogers is scheduled to make the start.]]> Jazz in the Park w/ Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19712-jazz-in-the-park-w_-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html The free Jazz in the Park concert series continues its 2012 season with a performance from a group that rarely leaves its home base at the East Side's Jazz Estate: The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken, a loose ensemble of local...]]> Milwaukee Rally - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19713-milwaukee-rally-today-a-multiple-locations.html Close your windows if you live near a Harley-Davidson dealership or the Harley-Davidson Museum, because it's going to be loud: Every Labor Day weekend, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts converge on the city that gave birth to...]]> Lynyrd Skynyrd - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19714-lynyrd-skynyrd-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Requests for “Free Bird” are now standard at any rock show, but there's only one touring act that's absolutely guaranteed to accommodate them: Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Confederate-flag-waving rock institution that continues to tour behind Southern...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19715-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> River Rhythms w/ Pat McMcCurdy - Tonight @ Pere Marquette Park, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19704-river-rhythms-w_-pat-mcmccurdy-tonight-a-pere-marquette-park-630-pm.html Summer is coming to an end. Last night Bay View's Chill on the Hill concert series closed its season, and tonight Pere Marquette Park's popular River Rhythms does the same, with one last concert from jovial songwriter Pat McMcCurdy, a...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19705-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19706-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19707-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> Chill on the Hill w/ D'Calleson - Tonight @ Humboldt Park Bandshell, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19686-chill-on-the-hill-w_-dcalleson-tonight-a-humboldt-park-bandshell-6-pm.html If the back-to-school ads hadn't tipped you off, here's another unwelcome sign that summer is winding down: Bay View's weekly concert series Chill on the Hill finishes its season tonight. At least it will go out with a party, thanks to the...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19687-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19688-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19689-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> WWE Raw - Tonight @ BMO Harris Bradley Center, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19668-wwe-raw-tonight-a-bmo-harris-bradley-center-630-pm.html After a year away from Milwaukee, WWE Raw returns to the Bradley Center for a night of body slams and chair beatings. CM Punk, Kane, The Mix, R-Truth, Sheamus, Alberto Del Rio and Kofi Kingston are among the contenders tonight who will warm...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19669-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19670-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> Mexican Fiesta - Tonight @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19665-mexican-fiesta-tonight-a-summerfest-grounds.html What began as a Walker's Point street festival in 1973 eventually expanded into Mexican Fiesta, a three-day celebration of Mexican culture at the Summerfest grounds. The Fiesta features regional cuisine from a variety of local sources...]]> Meat Loaf - Tonight @ Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19666-meat-loaf-tonight-a-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Meat Loaf's blockbuster 1977 major-label debut, Bat Out of Hell, set the template for most everything the singer has recorded since: grandiose rock operas about hard-fought love, epic sex and death-defying adventure, set to a smirking...]]> Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler - Today @ Alchemist Theatre, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19667-natalie-ryan-and-the-rogue-traveler-today-a-alchemist-theatre-3-pm.html ComedySportz veterans Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski brought the sci-fi adventure Natalie Ryan and the Brain Thieves to the Alchemist Theatre last year. This summer, they've debuted a sequel. The first installment mixed equal...]]> Mexican Fiesta - Tonight @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19660-mexican-fiesta-tonight-a-summerfest-grounds.html What began as a Walker's Point street festival in 1973 eventually expanded into Mexican Fiesta, a three-day celebration of Mexican culture at the Summerfest grounds. The Fiesta features regional cuisine from a variety of local sources...]]> Gotye w/ Missy Higgins and Jonti - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19661-gotye-w_-missy-higgins-and-jonti-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html For the talk of audience fragmentation in the Internet age robbing this generation of shared cultural experiences, hit singles in 2012 feel as ubiquitous as they've ever been. Love them or hate them, fun.'s “We Are Young,” Carly Rae...]]> Jimmy Buffett - Tonight @ Alpine Valley, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19662-jimmy-buffett-tonight-a-alpine-valley-8-pm.html Don't let his carefree demeanor and casual Hawaiian shirts fool you: Jimmy Buffett is quite the savvy businessman. When he's not singing novelty hits about the beach-bum lifestyle, he's inking million-dollar deals to briefly rename the...]]> The Dainty Rogues Present: The Clockwork Dolls - Tonight @ Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19663-the-dainty-rogues-present-the-clockwork-dolls-tonight-a-miramar-theatre-9-pm.html Milwaukee's newest burlesque troupe, The Dainty Rogues, makes its debut this weekend with an ambitious program called The Clockwork Dolls, a steampunk-inspired revue set in an eccentric 1884 New Orleans bordello, where dancers...]]> Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler - Today @ Alchemist Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19664-natalie-ryan-and-the-rogue-traveler-today-a-alchemist-theatre-3-and-8-pm.html ComedySportz veterans Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski brought the sci-fi adventure Natalie Ryan and the Brain Thieves to the Alchemist Theatre last year. This summer, they've debuted a sequel. The first installment mixed equal...]]> Mexican Fiesta - Tonight @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19653-mexican-fiesta-tonight-a-summerfest-grounds.html What began as a Walker's Point street festival in 1973 eventually expanded into Mexican Fiesta, a three-day celebration of Mexican culture at the Summerfest...]]> Point Fish Fry & A Flick: Pulp Fiction - Tonight @ Discovery World, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19654-point-fish-fry-a-flick-pulp-fiction-tonight-a-discovery-world-5-pm.html One of the defining films of the 1990s, Pulp Fiction was the “Seinfeld” of crime-caper movies, with long stretches of amusingly trivial chatter tied...]]> Murder By Death w/ Ha Ha Tonka and Trapper Schoepp and the Shades - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19655-murder-by-death-w_-ha-ha-tonka-and-trapper-schoepp-and-the-shades-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html An Indiana indie-rock quintet that has grown gradually more entranced by gothic country music with each release, Murder By Death funded their latest...]]> Milwaukee Noise Fest - Tonight @ The Borg Ward, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19656-milwaukee-noise-fest-tonight-a-the-borg-ward-630-pm.html Milwaukee's noise scene remains one of its most marginalized—try booking a noise show at most clubs or bars and see what kind of response you get from...]]> Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19657-natalie-ryan-and-the-rogue-traveler-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-8-pm.html ComedySportz veterans Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski brought the sci-fi adventure Natalie Ryan and the Brain Thieves to the Alchemist Theatre...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ The Right Now - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19641-jazz-in-the-park-w_-the-right-now-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html Channeling her idol Chaka Kahn, powerhouse singer Stefanie Berecz of the Chicago soul septet The Right Now repeatedly takes no-good men to task on the group's latest album, Gets Over You. The group headlines the Jazz in the Park...]]> Milwaukee Noise Fest - Tonight @ The Borg Ward, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19642-milwaukee-noise-fest-tonight-a-the-borg-ward-630-pm.html Milwaukee's noise scene remains one of its most marginalized—try booking a noise show at most clubs or bars and see what kind of response you get from the owner—but once a year it gets its due at the annual Milwaukee Noise Fest. Now in...]]> The Fixx w/ Liv Mueller - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19643-the-fixx-w_-liv-mueller-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html British rockers The Fixx have spent more than 30 years and 12 albums penning contemplative lyrics that give their catchy pop songs a purpose beyond their surface hooks. The band remains best known for their saucy, new wave-era funk...]]> Broncho w/ Orb - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19644-broncho-w_-orb-tonight-a-cactus-club-930-pm.html Starting as a laid-back studio experiment by Starlight Mints keyboardist/guitarist Ryan Lindsey two years ago, before Unwed Sailor bassist Johnathon Ford hopped on board, the Oklahoma garage-punk quartet Broncho brings a...]]> All-American Rejects w/ Eve 6 - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19632-all-american-rejects-w_-eve-6-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Among the poppiest of the '00s emo-pop bands, All-American Rejects enjoyed cross-format radio play with Now That's What I Call Music!-ready hits like “Dirty Little Secret,” “Move Along” and “Gives You Hell.” Four years after the release...]]> Bonnie Raitt w/ Mavis Staples - Tonight @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19633-bonnie-raitt-w_-mavis-staples-tonight-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-730-pm.html The fire-haired woman behind the sassy hit “Something to Talk About” and the lasting piano ballad “I Can't Make You Love Me,” blues vocalist and guitarist Bonnie Raitt returned to the studio after a seven-year hiatus for this spring's...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19634-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19635-brewers-vs-cubs-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their three-game home series against the Chicago Cubs this afternoon with a 1:10 p.m. game.]]> Evanescence w/ Chevelle, Halestorm, Cavo and New Medicine - Tonight @ The Rave, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19626-evanescence-w_-chevelle-halestorm-cavo-and-new-medicine-tonight-a-the-rave-5-pm.html It took the Arkansas goth-metal band Evanescence a full five years to follow up their 2006 sophomore album, The Open Door, with their 2011 self-titled record, thanks to a few lineup changes (something the group is no stranger to at...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19627-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19628-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Brewers vs. Cubs - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19629-brewers-vs-cubs-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The season hasn't gone the way the Milwaukee Brewers hoped, but it could be worse: They could be the Chicago Cubs. The team takes on their rivals to the south tonight with a 7:10 p.m. home game.]]> Dukes of September Rhythm Revue - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19619-dukes-of-september-rhythm-revue-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-630-pm.html Though they could have won the Internet by christening themselves “Monsters of Yacht Rock,” Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs settled on...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19620-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3)...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19621-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19622-brewers-vs-cubs-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The season hasn't gone the way the Milwaukee Brewers hoped, but it could be worse: They could be the Chicago Cubs. The team takes on their rivals to...]]> Irish Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19603-irish-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html Each year Irish Fest spotlights a different element of Irish culture and music. This year, the spotlight falls on bluegrass music, with an exhibit from the International Bluegrass Music Museum and performances from artists such as...]]> Hugh Laurie - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19604-hugh-laurie-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-630-pm.html After nearly eight years of playing an ornery, frequently unethical medical mastermind on “House,” Hugh Laurie has taken a break from the screen to pursue one of his other loves: blues music. His style of blues has an Old South, circa...]]> Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte - Today @ Milwaukee County Zoo http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19605-milwaukee-journal-sentinel-a-la-carte-today-a-milwaukee-county-zoo.html Chicano rock trio Los Lonely Boys, Milwaukee roots-rock veterans The BoDeans, New Orleans rock outfit Cowboy Mouth and the Billy Joel cover group The 52nd Street Band will each headline a night at this year's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la...]]> Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler - Today @ Alchemist Theatre, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19606-natalie-ryan-and-the-rogue-traveler-today-a-alchemist-theatre-3-pm.html ComedySportz veterans Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski brought the sci-fi adventure Natalie Ryan and the Brain Thieves to the Alchemist Theatre last year. This summer, they've debuted a sequel. The first installment mixed equal...]]> Brewers vs. Phillies - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19607-brewers-vs-phillies-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html Randy Wolf has struggled this season, but he'll look to stop the bleeding when he makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers this afternoon, as the team completes its four-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies.]]> Irish Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19598-irish-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html Each year Irish Fest spotlights a different element of Irish culture and music. This year, the spotlight falls on bluegrass music, with an exhibit from...]]> Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte - Today @ Milwaukee County Zoo http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19599-milwaukee-journal-sentinel-a-la-carte-today-a-milwaukee-county-zoo.html Chicano rock trio Los Lonely Boys, Milwaukee roots-rock veterans The BoDeans, New Orleans rock outfit Cowboy Mouth and the Billy Joel cover group The 52nd Street...]]> Dirty Girl Mud Run - Today @ Waukesha County Expo, 8 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19600-dirty-girl-mud-run-today-a-waukesha-county-expo-8-am.html In the fight against breast cancer, some women aren't afraid to get dirty. For the second year in a row, the Dirty Girl Mud Run challenges Wisconsin women...]]> Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler - Today @ Alchemist Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19601-natalie-ryan-and-the-rogue-traveler-today-a-alchemist-theatre-3-and-8-pm.html ComedySportz veterans Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski brought the sci-fi adventure Natalie Ryan and the Brain Thieves to the Alchemist Theatre...]]> Brewers vs. Phillies - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19602-brewers-vs-phillies-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html Brewers pitcher Mike Fiers looks to recover from a rare bad start last week when he takes the mound for the team tonight as they continue their four-game...]]> Irish Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19590-irish-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html Each year Irish Fest spotlights a different element of Irish culture and music. This year, the spotlight falls on bluegrass music, with an exhibit from...]]> Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte - Today @ Milwaukee County Zoo http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19591-milwaukee-journal-sentinel-a-la-carte-today-a-milwaukee-county-zoo.html Chicano rock trio Los Lonely Boys, Milwaukee roots-rock veterans The BoDeans, New Orleans rock outfit Cowboy Mouth and the Billy Joel cover group The 52nd...]]> Fish Fry & A Flick: Grease Sing-Along - Tonight @ Discovery World, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19592-fish-fry-a-flick-grease-sing-along-tonight-a-discovery-world-5-pm.html Released in 1978, near the height of 1950s nostalgia, and anchored by an iconic performance from John Travolta, Grease became the most commercially...]]> The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19593-the-brian-jonestown-massacre-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Brian Jonestown Massacre's Anton Newcombe is modern psychedelic rock's answer to The Game, an erratic frontman who runs his mouth off and beefs with...]]> Natalie Ryan and the Rogue Traveler - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19594-natalie-ryan-and-the-rogue-traveler-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-8-pm.html ComedySportz veterans Vince Figueroa and Beth Lewinski brought the sci-fi adventure Natalie Ryan and the Brain Thieves to the Alchemist Theatre...]]> Brewers vs. Phillies - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19595-brewers-vs-phillies-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Yovani Gallardo makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight as they continue their four-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies...]]> Irish Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19580-irish-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html Each year Irish Fest spotlights a different element of Irish culture and music. This year, the spotlight falls on bluegrass music, with an exhibit from...]]> Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte - Today @ Milwaukee County Zoo http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19581-milwaukee-journal-sentinel-a-la-carte-today-a-milwaukee-county-zoo.html Chicano rock trio Los Lonely Boys, Milwaukee roots-rock veterans The BoDeans, New Orleans rock outfit Cowboy Mouth and the Billy Joel cover group...]]> Sinbad - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19582-sinbad-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html As a general rule, it's never a good reflection on your career when you're the subject of an enduring death hoax, but veteran comedian and sitcom star...]]> Brewers vs. Phillies - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19583-brewers-vs-phillies-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html After a road trip the team would rather forget, the Milwaukee Brewers head home to begin a four-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies tonight...]]> George Thorogood and the Destroyers - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19570-george-thorogood-and-the-destroyers-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html George Thorogood and the Destroyers remain best known for their 1982 mega-hit “Bad to the Bone,” a happy slab of blues-rock that remains the go-to choice for movie trailers of pretty much any comedy involving dogs and/or motorcycles, but...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19571-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19572-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19573-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Sebastian Bach - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19555-sebastian-bach-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html Since resigning as the frontman of the indulgent glam-metal band Skid Row in 1996, Sebastian Bach has enjoyed a surprisingly varied career. He starred in Broadway productions of Jekyll & Hyde and Jesus Christ Superstar...]]> Transit Authority - Tonight @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19557-transit-authority-tonight-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-730-pm.html Founded by Minnesota drummer and Ellis Drum Company owner Tim Ellis, the eight-piece group Transit Authority have been making a decent name for themselves as a tribute band to jazz rock super group Chicago. Transit Authority regularly...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19559-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19560-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia - Today @ 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19547-dinosaurs-giants-of-patagonia-today-a-1030-am-and-430-pm.html Dinosaurs were built to last, and had it not been for one very unlikely, very inconvenient comet, those massive beasts might still have their run of the planet. The IMAX documentary Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia follows...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19548-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19549-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> The Fearless Flores Thrill Show - Today @ Wisconsin State Fair, 3 and 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19543-the-fearless-flores-thrill-show-today-a-wisconsin-state-fair-3-and-6-pm.html In the immortal words of comedian Howie Mandel, this is one time when the appearance of mom actually makes a situation more dangerous. The Fearless Flores Thrill Show features a stunt-crazy family from Myakka City, Fla., who earned a...]]> Sikh Temple Benefit Concert - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19544-sikh-temple-benefit-concert-tonight-a-shank-hall-7-pm.html It's an old cliché that tragedy can bring out the best in a community, but that doesn't make it any less true. In another display of support for the victims of Sunday's tragic mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, former Violent...]]> Milwaukee Marketplace - Tonight @ Miller Park, 8 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19545-milwaukee-marketplace-tonight-a-miller-park-8-am.html Three months ago, the Milwaukee Marketplace was started as a way to soften the blow of the current economy on Milwaukeeans. The Marketplace combines a flea market, farmers' market, rummage sale and antique show, acting as a venue for...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19546-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Air & Water Show - Today @ Bradford Beach, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19539-milwaukee-air-water-show-today-a-bradford-beach-9-am-4-pm.html One of the city's largest free public events, and probably its loudest, this year's Milwaukee Air & Water Show will feature more than 20 choreographed...]]> Tesla - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19540-tesla-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-730-pm.html Nikola Tesla died in obscurity, but in recent decades the Serbian-born inventor who harnessed electricity has been honored in pop culture as the little man...]]> My Morning Jacket and Band of Horses - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19541-my-morning-jacket-and-band-of-horses-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-730-pm.html My Morning Jacket have evolved rapidly since the psychedelic Southern rock of their early albums, pushing themselves in more grandiose, experimental...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19542-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Barenaked Ladies w/ Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and Cracker - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19533-barenaked-ladies-w_-blues-traveler-big-head-todd-and-the-monsters-and-cracker-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-7-pm.html When singer/guitarist Steven Page left the Barenaked Ladies in 2009, after 20 years with the lighthearted alternative-pop group, plenty of fans wondered...]]> Waukesha BluesFest - Today @ Naga-Waukee Park, Delafield, 1 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19534-waukesha-bluesfest-today-a-naga-waukee-park-delafield-1-pm.html In its sixth year, the Waukesha BluesFest features two of its biggest headliners yet in Coco Montoya, the former John Mayall guitarist who went on to become...]]> Fish Fry & A Flick: Zoolander - Tonight @ Discovery World, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19535-fish-fry-a-flick-zoolander-tonight-a-discovery-world-5-pm.html The free movie series Point Fish Fry & A Flick returns to the Discovery World's lakefront lot for another lineup of cult films each Friday through Sept. 7...]]> Rufus Wainwright - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19536-rufus-wainwright-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html The progeny of folk heroes Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright was born into a musical family, which accounts for some of his...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19537-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Victoria Justice w/ Max Schneider - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19518-victoria-justice-w_-max-schneider-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-7-pm.html So far, so good for Victoria Justice, who has managed to maintain her poise while gaining fame in the world of tweens. Her star was already on the rise with her supporting role on Nickelodeon's charmingly implausible “Zoey 101.” When that...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ Natty Nation - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. [CANCELED] http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19519-jazz-in-the-park-w_-natty-nation-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm-%255Bcanceled%255D.html For more than 15 years, Madison roots rockers Natty Nation have been one of the state's most popular reggae acts, packing stages at summer festivals around the Midwest and sharing bills with some of the very acts that have influenced them...]]> Cameron McGill w/ Jackraasch and Jeremiah Nelson - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19520-cameron-mcgill-w_-jackraasch-and-jeremiah-nelson-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-9-pm.html A Chicago singer-songwriter whose shifty Americana-pop draws equally from Ryan Adams, John Lennon and Brian Wilson, Cameron McGill returns to Milwaukee tonight for another show at Club Garibaldi. After three albums with his band What Army...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19521-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Matisyahu and The Dirty Heads - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19508-matisyahu-and-the-dirty-heads-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html In a success story that reads like a script for a bad Ben Stiller comedy, an Orthodox Jew named Matthew Paul Miller reinvented himself as Matisyahu...]]> Chris Tomlin w/ Chad James - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19509-chris-tomlin-w_-chad-james-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-730-pm.html After going home empty-handed at the 2009 and 2011 ceremonies, this year Chris Tomlin finally won his first Grammy, earning the Best Contemporary Christian...]]> Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Today @ Next Act Theatre http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19510-milwaukee-comedy-festival-today-a-next-act-theatre.html The largest comedy event in the state, the seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival at the Next Act Theatre building offers nine days of stand-up...]]> Brewers vs. Reds - Tonight @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19511-brewers-vs-reds-tonight-a-miller-park-110-pm.html Randy Wolf makes the start for the Crew as they complete their three-game home stand against the Cincinnati Reds.]]> Styx w/ The Outlaws - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19501-styx-w_-the-outlaws-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-730-pm.html Chicago prog-rockers Styx weren't always known by the same name as the mythical river that separates Earth from the Underworld. Twin brothers Chuck...]]> James Vincent McMorrow and Juniper Tar - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19502-james-vincent-mcmorrow-and-juniper-tar-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Irish singer-songwriter James Vincent McMorrow's intimate folk-rock would have drawn comparisons to For Emma, Forever Ago-era Bon Iver even...]]> Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Today @ Next Act Theatre http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19503-milwaukee-comedy-festival-today-a-next-act-theatre.html The largest comedy event in the state, the seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival at the Next Act Theatre building offers nine days of stand-up...]]> Brewers vs. Reds - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19504-brewers-vs-reds-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html One of the season's brightest surprises, the dominant Michael Fiers makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight as they continue their three-game...]]> The Band Perry w/ Sunny Sweeney - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19481-the-band-perry-w_-sunny-sweeney-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-730-pm.html Since Garth Brooks and Billy Ray Cyrus took the genre to new commercial heights in the '90s, the knock against contemporary country has been that...]]> Russian Circles w/ Chelsea Wolfe and Marriages - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19482-russian-circles-w_-chelsea-wolfe-and-marriages-tonight-a-cactus-club-8-pm.html With a knack for dynamic instrumental experimentation, Chicago atmospheric metal trio Russian Circles covers a lot of ground without lyrics...]]> Daughtry - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, CANCELED http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19483-daughtry-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-canceled.html Like Kelly Clarkson before him, North Carolina rocker Chris Daughtry quickly escaped the shadow of “American Idol” when his band Daughtry went platinum...]]> Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Today @ Next Act Theatre http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19484-milwaukee-comedy-festival-today-a-next-act-theatre.html The largest comedy event in the state, the seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival at the Next Act Theatre building offers nine days of stand-up...]]> Brewers vs. Reds - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19485-brewers-vs-reds-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers return home from their weekend in St. Louis to begin a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds tonight...]]> The Tallest Man on Earth w/ Strand of Oaks - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19477-the-tallest-man-on-earth-w_-strand-of-oaks-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Over several releases as The Tallest Man on Earth, Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson has emerged as one of contemporary folk's leading wordsmiths...]]> Crosby, Stills & Nash - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19478-crosby-stills-nash-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html After 40-plus years and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction together, Los Angeles legends Crosby, Stills & Nash are still taking on full-time tours...]]> Happy Together Tour 2012 - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19479-happy-together-tour-2012-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-7-pm.html You can't go wrong with classic rock. The Happy Together Tour brings together some of the genre's best for an evening of great, timeless music...]]> Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Today @ Next Act Theatre http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19480-milwaukee-comedy-festival-today-a-next-act-theatre.html The largest comedy event in the state, the seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival at the Next Act Theatre building offers nine days of stand-up...]]> Rockerbox - Today @ Center Street, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19471-rockerbox-today-a-center-street-11-am.html Unlike the Harley-Davidson celebrations that periodically fill Milwaukee with the sounds of Steppenwolf, the annual Rockerbox Motorcycle Show and Street Party...]]> Neon Trees w/ Shiny Toy Guns - Today @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19472-neon-trees-w_-shiny-toy-guns-today-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-8-pm.html Provo, Utah, is usually known for Brigham Young football and Mormons, but the 2010 debut album Habits from alt-rock band Neon Trees helped add...]]> Blind Pilot w/ River City Extension - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19473-blind-pilot-w_-river-city-extension-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Portland indie-pop group Blind Pilot has come a long way since the founding duo of vocalist and guitarist Israel Nebeker and drummer Ryan Dobrowski toured...]]> Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Today @ Next Act Theatre http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19474-milwaukee-comedy-festival-today-a-next-act-theatre.html The largest comedy event in the state, the seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival at the Next Act Theatre building offers nine days of stand-up...]]> Billy Currington w/ David Nail - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19466-billy-currington-w_-david-nail-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-8-pm.html Billy Currington is well known among country audiences as the slab of beefcake in Shania Twain's 2004 Top 10 hit, “Party for Two.” Then again, the 38-year-old...]]> Boston and Starship - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19467-boston-and-starship-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-730-pm.html Buoyed by its leadoff hit “More Than a Feeling,” which remains the band's signature song, Boston's 1976 self-titled album became the best-selling...]]> Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19468-milwaukee-comedy-festival-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-730-pm.html The largest comedy event in the state, the seventh annual Milwaukee Comedy Festival at the Next Act Theatre building offers nine days of stand-up...]]> Altos - Tonight @ Milwaukee Boat Line, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19469-altos-tonight-a-milwaukee-boat-line-9-pm.html Though they share a guitarist (Daniel Spack) and a similar love of instrumental post-rock with Collections of Colonies of Bees, Milwaukee's post-rock...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19470-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Sharon Van Etten w/ Tennis and Yellow Ostrich - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19452-sharon-van-etten-w_-tennis-and-yellow-ostrich-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten built on the achy, sparsely adorned folk sound of her 2009 album Because I Was in Love on 2010's follow-up,Epic, a short but near-perfect record that fitted her with a full...]]> Mary Chapin Carpenter - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19453-mary-chapin-carpenter-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Though it was the country charts that gave Mary Chapin Carpenter her biggest hits in the '80s and '90s, Carpenter was never fully comfortable being labeled as a country artist, since her music also touched on folk, rock and pop that didn't...]]> Jeff Dunham - Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19454-jeff-dunham-tonight-a-wisconsin-state-fair-main-stage-730-pm.html The comedic equivalent of a T-shirt with one of the World Trade Center towers shoved up Osama Bin Laden's rectum, Jeff Dunham emerged as one of America's top comedians not only for his novel choice of medium (he's a ventriloquist) but also...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ New Orleans Suspects - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19455-jazz-in-the-park-w_-new-orleans-suspects-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html Veteran players from New Orleans jazz, funk and brass band scene team up as the New Orleans Suspects, an organ- and sax-based group that spins originals and covers into long, funky jams. They headline tonight's free Jazz in the Park...]]> Vans Warped Tour - Tonight @ Summerfest Grounds, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19440-vans-warped-tour-tonight-a-summerfest-grounds-11-am.html Now in its 18th year, the Vans Warped Tour continues to bring hordes of punk, punk-ish and not-remotely punk bands to audiences around the country each summer. This year's Milwaukee stop, one of the tour's final dates of the year, features a...]]> Carlos Mencia - Tonight @ Jokerz Comedy Club, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19441-carlos-mencia-tonight-a-jokerz-comedy-club-7-pm.html The comedy elite holds an inherent grudge against any comedian who achieves breakthrough success a little too quickly and cleanly, but it reserves particular disdain for Carlos Mencia. The base racial humor of his former Comedy Central...]]> Downtown Employee Appreciation Week - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19442-downtown-employee-appreciation-week-today-a-multiple-locations.html Need a break from the office? Downtown Milwaukee hosts a slew of games, tournaments, scavenger hunts and giveaways this week as part of the annual Downtown Employee Appreciation Week. There will be free lunchtime snacks for the...]]> Merciless Ghost - Tonight @ Sugar Maple, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19443-merciless-ghost-tonight-a-sugar-maple-9-pm.html Saxophonist George Cartwright, drummer Davu Seru and bassist Josh Granowski feed off each other's varied playing styles as the Twin Cities free-jazz trio Merciless Ghost. On their live album Dog Times Two, recorded this January at the...]]> Brewers vs. Astros - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19444-brewers-vs-astros-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers complete their three-game series against the Houston Astros this afternoon with a 1:10 p.m. game.]]> Chill on the Hill w/ I'm Not a Pilot and Magnificent Performing Strings - Tonight @ Humboldt Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19427-chill-on-the-hill-w_-im-not-a-pilot-and-magnificent-performing-strings-tonight-a-humboldt-park-6-pm.html Unlike most pop-rock quartets, Milwaukee's I'm Not A Pilot eschews guitars entirely, instead filling the space with singer-songwriter Mark Glatzel's piano, as well as cello, courtesy of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's Peter Thomas...]]> Downtown Employee Appreciation Week - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19428-downtown-employee-appreciation-week-today-a-multiple-locations.html Need a break from the office? Downtown Milwaukee hosts a slew of games, tournaments, scavenger hunts and giveaways this week as part of the annual Downtown Employee Appreciation Week. There will be free lunchtime snacks for the...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19429-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Brewers vs. Astros - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19430-brewers-vs-astros-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the Houston Astros tonight with a 7:10 p.m. game.]]> Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks - Tonight @ BMO Harris Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19421-rod-stewart-and-stevie-nicks-tonight-a-bmo-harris-bradley-center-730-pm.html Two of the biggest pop and rock stars of the '70s and '80s come together for this shared bill. Rod Stewart has been paying homage to the American song book...]]> Downtown Employee Appreciation Week - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19422-downtown-employee-appreciation-week-today-a-multiple-locations.html Need a break from the office? Downtown Milwaukee hosts a slew of games, tournaments, scavenger hunts and giveaways this week as part of the annual...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19423-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays...]]> Brewers vs. Astros - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19424-brewers-vs-astros-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their home stand tonight as they begin a three-game series against the Houston Astros...]]> German Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19410-german-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html German Fest offers one of Milwaukee's great feasts, serving 10 tons of potatoes and enough brats to stretch across 28 football fields each year. Between snacks, attendees can enjoy the first Richard Williams Euro-Cup 3 v 3 Soccer Tournament...]]> Screaming Females - Tonight @ Quarters Rock 'N Roll Palace, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19411-screaming-females-tonight-a-quarters-rock-n-roll-palace-9-pm.html New guitar gods don't come around too often, and when they do, they almost never stem from punk circles. Screaming Females shredder Marissa Paternoster is breaking from tradition. Over five albums with her New Jersey power trio, she has...]]> Neil Hamburger w/ Tim Heidecker, DJ Douggpound and Kenny "K-Strass" Strasser - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19412-neil-hamburger-w_-tim-heidecker-dj-douggpound-and-kenny-k-strass-strasser-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Heavily satirizing a schlocky Las Vegas comedian, right down to his greasy comb-over, rumpled tuxedo and cupped cocktail glass, punk-rock comedian and sometimes television personality Neil Hamburger shares this bill with three other...]]> Armenian Fest - Today @ St. John the Baptist Armenian Orthodox Church, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19413-armenian-fest-today-a-st-john-the-baptist-armenian-orthodox-church-11-am-6-pm.html Armenia is one of the world's oldest surviving civilizations, and the annual festival by Milwaukee's Armenian community offers a good cross-section of its cultural and culinary traditions. It's not your ordinary church festival. Look...]]> Brewers vs. Nationals - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19414-brewers-vs-nationals-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers complete their four-game series against the Washington Nationals this afternoon with a 1:10 p.m. game. They're bound to play for a big crowd, since all fans will receive a Bob Uecker bobblehead.]]> Brady Street Festival - Tonight @ Brady Street, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19405-brady-street-festival-tonight-a-brady-street-11-am.html Featuring an eclectic array of art, food and music, each year the Brady Street Festival packs its 12 hours tight with entertainment. In addition to its...]]> German Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19406-german-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html German Fest offers one of Milwaukee's great feasts, serving 10 tons of potatoes and enough brats to stretch across 28 football fields each year...]]> Punk Rock Rummage Sale - Tonight @ Down & Over, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19407-punk-rock-rummage-sale-tonight-a-down-over-630-pm.html Run by rock 'n' roll enthusiasts, the Punk Rock Rummage Sale at Bay View's new Down & Over pub invites anybody to come sell their posters, comics, clothes...]]> Brewers vs. Nationals - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19408-brewers-vs-nationals-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html Randy Wolf has struggled this season, but he was brilliant in his last start, limiting the Phillies to just two runs on five hits. He'll strive for similar...]]> German Fest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19399-german-fest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html German Fest offers one of Milwaukee's great feasts, serving 10 tons of potatoes and enough brats to stretch across 28 football fields each year...]]> MishMash Music Fest - Tonight @ Art Bar, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19400-mishmash-music-fest-tonight-a-art-bar-3-pm.html With hundreds of cyclists taking to the streets for this weekend's Riverwest 24 race, Art Bar's MishMash Music Fest is offering them a place to congregate...]]> Todd Snider - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19401-todd-snider-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html The divide between '90s alt-rock and alt-country was never a particularly contentious one, but it was never better captured than on Todd Snider's 1994...]]> Death Speaks Out: A Murder Mystery Show - Tonight @ The Brumder Mansion, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19402-death-speaks-out-a-murder-mystery-show-tonight-a-the-brumder-mansion-630-pm.html One of four exclusive dinner plays at the Brumder Mansion, Death Speaks Out is a fictional tale about six murder suspects who become involved...]]> Brewers vs. Nationals - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19403-brewers-vs-nationals-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html In an often dispiriting year for the Milwaukee Brewers, replacement starter Mike Fiers has been one of the year's great surprises, an assured pitcher with...]]> German Fest - Tonight @ Summerfest Grounds, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19393-german-fest-tonight-a-summerfest-grounds-5-pm.html German Fest offers one of Milwaukee's great feasts, serving 10 tons of potatoes and enough brats to stretch across 28 football fields each year. Between snacks...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ Orquesta Tumbao - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19394-jazz-in-the-park-w_-orquesta-tumbao-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html Some of the finest Latin Jazz players from Milwaukee converge in Orquesta Tumbao, an ensemble formed last year by faculty members from the Wisconsin Conservatory...]]> Those Darlins w/ The Delta Routine and Calliope - Tonight @ Stonefly Brewing Co., 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19395-those-darlins-w_-the-delta-routine-and-calliope-tonight-a-stonefly-brewing-co-10-pm.html Along with drummer Linwood Regensburg, sisters Jessi and Nikki Darlin create the retro garage-rock sound of Nashville outfit Those Darlins. The group gained...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19396-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Counting Crows w/ We Are Augustines, Field Report and Kasey Anderson - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19379-counting-crows-w_-we-are-augustines-field-report-and-kasey-anderson-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-730-pm.html The same magic that allowed Counting Crows' dreadlocked singer Adam Duritz to date two of the three female leads from "Friends" must have carried over to Duritz's music career, because nearly two decades after the band's blockbuster...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19380-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19381-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19382-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Lyle Lovett - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19375-lyle-lovett-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html The title of Lyle Lovett's 2007 album, It's Not Big It's Large, once again made the case that Lovett has argued repeatedly since the late '80s: His...]]> Chill on the Hill w/ Dick Satan Trio and The Exotics - Tonight @ Humboldt Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19376-chill-on-the-hill-w_-dick-satan-trio-and-the-exotics-tonight-a-humboldt-park-6-pm.html Bay View's Tuesday night Chill on the Hill concert series at the Humbodlt Park bandshell continues this evening with a night of go-go music and instrumental...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19377-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries"...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19378-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3)...]]> Musical Mondays: Philomusica String Quartet - Tonight @ Lake Park, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19359-musical-mondays-philomusica-string-quartet-tonight-a-lake-park-630-pm.html With the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music as their headquarters, married violinists Jeanyi Kim and Alexander Mandl, violist Nathan Hackett, and cellist Adrien Zitoun have performed as the Philomusica String Quartet for the past five...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19360-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19361-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Festa Italiana - Today @ Summerfest Grounds, 11:30 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19352-festa-italiana-today-a-summerfest-grounds-1130-am.html Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the four-day-long Festa Italiana will include a 50/50 cash raffle for the first time this weekend. The winner of the raffle will take home half of its total revenue based on ticket sales and is guaranteed a...]]> Joshua Radin w/ Tristan Prettyman and My Name Is You - Tonight @ Pabst Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19353-joshua-radin-w_-tristan-prettyman-and-my-name-is-you-tonight-a-pabst-theater-630-pm.html Like a more pop-minded Iron and Wine, 38-year-old Cleveland singer-songwriter Joshua Radin blends youthful and romantic lyrics with a gracefully mature voice. The TV series “Scrubs” helped break the music career of the one-time middle...]]> Billy Elliot: The Musical - Today @ Marcus Center, 1 and 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19354-billy-elliot-the-musical-today-a-marcus-center-1-and-630-pm.html Writer Lee Hall never expected Elton John to attend the first public showing of his colorful film Billy Elliot at the Cannes Film Festival, and he certainly never expected to collaborate with him to make the film into a musical...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19355-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Festa Italiana - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19346-festa-italiana-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the four-day-long Festa Italiana will include a 50/50 cash raffle for the first time this weekend. The winner of the raffle will take home half of its total revenue based on ticket sales and is guaranteed a...]]> Firkin Craft Beer Festival - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 4 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19347-firkin-craft-beer-festival-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-4-pm.html The Milwaukee Firkin Craft Beer Festival features music and samplings of rare beers from around Wisconsin and the rest of the country, including its signature draw: the firkins. Firkins are cask-conditioned barrels of small-batch beers that...]]> Port Fish Day - Tonight @ Port Washington Harbor, 10 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19348-port-fish-day-tonight-a-port-washington-harbor-10-am.html Outsiders are often shocked to learn that Wisconsin claims the world's largest music festival, but they'd probably be a lot less shocked to learn that it also claims the world's largest one-day outdoor fish fry. Set near the downtown...]]> The Offspring - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19349-the-offspring-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Punk veterans The Offspring have been not-so-subtly mocking the same young audiences that buy their records since their breakthrough 1994 hit “Come Out and Play (Keep 'Em Separated),” a harsh takedown of rap culture. The band took more...]]> Panalure w/ The Mike Benign Compulsion and Paul Fonfara - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19350-panalure-w_-the-mike-benign-compulsion-and-paul-fonfara-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Though they just recently released The Attic Demo and performed their debut show only four months ago, the Milwaukee sextet Panalure have already started to turn heads with their beguilingly jazzy folk-rock hybrid. With her...]]> Billy Elliot: The Musical - Today @ Marcus Center, 2 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19351-billy-elliot-the-musical-today-a-marcus-center-2-and-8-pm.html Writer Lee Hall never expected Elton John to attend the first public showing of his colorful film Billy Elliot at the Cannes Film Festival, and he certainly never expected to collaborate with him to make the film into a musical...]]> Festa Italiana - Today @ Summerfest Grounds, 11:30 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19338-festa-italiana-today-a-summerfest-grounds-1130-am.html Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the four-day-long Festa Italiana will include a 50/50 cash raffle for the first time this weekend. The winner of the raffle will take home half of its total revenue based on ticket sales and is guaranteed a...]]> Gucci Mane - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 8:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19339-gucci-mane-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-830-pm.html Two years of legal problems and rumors of mental illness haven't slowed Gucci Mane's productivity much. On top of his many mixtapes, the eccentric, material-minded rapper released three albums last year, including a record with his...]]> Nucleus...and Other Cell Bodies - Tonight @ BYO Studio Lounge, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19340-nucleusand-other-cell-bodies-tonight-a-byo-studio-lounge-8-pm.html This collection of contemporary dances by Milwaukee artists at Bay View's BYO Studio Lounge, 2246 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., features separate, independent works by Wild Space Dance Company members Kelly Radermacher, Molly Mingey and Laura...]]> Maps & Atlases w/ A Lull and Canopies - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19341-maps-atlases-w_-a-lull-and-canopies-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Sounding like a harried, dizzying version of Vampire Weekend, the Chicago indie-rock quartet Maps & Atlases blends simplicity with eccentricity. With an anxious and borderline bluesy tenor, singer Dave Davison carries his image-driven...]]> Billy Elliot: The Musical - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19342-billy-elliot-the-musical-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Writer Lee Hall never expected Elton John to attend the first public showing of his colorful film Billy Elliot at the Cannes Film Festival, and he certainly never expected to collaborate with him to make the film into a musical...]]> Festa Italiana - Today @ Summerfest Grounds, 11:30 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19334-festa-italiana-today-a-summerfest-grounds-1130-am.html Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the four-day-long Festa Italiana will include a 50/50 cash raffle for the first time this weekend. The winner of the raffle...]]> Rhett Miller w/ Roger Clyne - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19335-rhett-miller-w_-roger-clyne-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Although conceived as a dumping ground for songs rejected by his band, the Old 97's, Rhett Miller's 2002 solo debut, The Instigator, earned far more...]]> Billy Elliot: The Musical - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19336-billy-elliot-the-musical-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Writer Lee Hall never expected Elton John to attend the first public showing of his colorful film Billy Elliot at the Cannes Film Festival, and he...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19337-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries"...]]> Liars w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19319-liars-w_-unknown-mortal-orchestra-tonight-a-mad-planet-9-pm.html Liars emerged at the start of the decade as one of the top draws of New York's burgeoning dance-punk scene, before reinventing themselves as one of...]]> Waukesha County Fair - Today @ Waukesha County Expo, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19320-waukesha-county-fair-today-a-waukesha-county-expo-3-pm.html The oldest county fair in Wisconsin, the Waukesha County Fair keeps its events fresh and its entertainment big. This year's fair will feature the Second Annual...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19321-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19322-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays...]]> Daredevil Christopher Wright - Tonight @ Aloft, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19310-daredevil-christopher-wright-tonight-a-aloft-7-pm.html Eau Claire's The Daredevil Christopher Wright has proud ties to that city's biggest star: Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, who produced the band's 2009 debut album, In Deference to a Broken Back. The group's bombastically orchestrated...]]> The Cab w/ Parachute and Katelyn Tarver - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19311-the-cab-w_-parachute-and-katelyn-tarver-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html Vocalist Alex DeLeon and keyboardist Alex Marshall have kept alt-pop outfit The Cab alive through numerous lineup changes and record-label jumps. The band quickly found an audience with harmony-heavy tracks like “Take My Hand” and “I'll...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19312-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19313-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Gillian Welch - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19291-gillian-welch-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html For a while, it seemed as if Gillian Welch might never release another album. One of the many deserving roots artists who rose to attention in part by appearing...]]> Diana Krall - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19292-diana-krall-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-630-pm.html From original instrumental tracks like “Jimmie” to numerous sultry renditions of popular songs like Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me To The Moon” and Billy Joel's...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19293-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19294-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays...]]> Bastille Days - Today @ Cathedral Square Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19286-bastille-days-today-a-cathedral-square-park.html Once again this year, Milwaukee's Bastille Days festival turns Downtown Milwaukee into a Parisian paradise for four days, with multiple stages of entertainment...]]> South Shore Frolics - Today @ South Shore Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19287-south-shore-frolics-today-a-south-shore-park.html The all-American alternative to Bastille Days' celebration of French culture, South Shore Frolics is one of Bay View's oldest summer traditions...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19288-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19289-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays...]]> Bastille Days - Today @ Cathedral Square Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19282-bastille-days-today-a-cathedral-square-park.html Once again this year, Milwaukee's Bastille Days festival turns Downtown Milwaukee into a Parisian paradise for four days, with multiple stages of entertainment...]]> South Shore Frolics - Today @ South Shore Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19283-south-shore-frolics-today-a-south-shore-park.html The all-American alternative to Bastille Days' celebration of French culture, South Shore Frolics is one of Bay View's oldest summer traditions. After 63...]]> Tour de Fat - Today @ McKinley Park in the Coast Guard Event Area, 9 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19284-tour-de-fat-today-a-mckinley-park-in-the-coast-guard-event-area-9-am.html The whimsical, New Belgium beer-sponsored traveling bike festival Tour de Fat returns for its third year to McKinley Park in the Coast Guard Event Area...]]> Marcia Ball - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19285-marcia-ball-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html With her tremulous but remarkably strong voice, Marcia Ball's unique pipes bring to mind the sultry tones of friend and muse Irma Thomas, the soul queen...]]> Bastille Days - Today @ Cathedral Square Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19277-bastille-days-today-a-cathedral-square-park.html Once again this year, Milwaukee's Bastille Days festival turns Downtown Milwaukee into a Parisian paradise for four days, with multiple stages of entertainment...]]> South Shore Frolics - Today @ South Shore Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19278-south-shore-frolics-today-a-south-shore-park.html The all-American alternative to Bastille Days' celebration of French culture, South Shore Frolics is one of Bay View's oldest summer traditions...]]> Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra - Tonight @ Sugar Maple, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19279-milwaukee-laptop-orchestra-tonight-a-sugar-maple-8-pm.html UWM's Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra, MiLO for short, is celebrating its fifth year of eccentric experimental music. The group creatively fuses the wilder...]]> Films on Tap - Tonight @ MOCT, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19280-films-on-tap-tonight-a-moct-8-pm.html Several Milwaukee directors have chosen an unusual venue to premiere their latest works: MOCT, a Walker's Point bar with a decidedly un-theater-like atmosphere...]]> Joe Hite - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19281-joe-hite-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-9-pm.html A former member of Milwaukee's The Boogiemen and other local bands, pianist/vocalist Joe Hite stands out among swarms of lounge and club...]]> Bastille Days - Today @ Cathedral Square Park http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19268-bastille-days-today-a-cathedral-square-park.html Once again this year, Milwaukee's Bastille Days festival turns Downtown Milwaukee into a Parisian paradise for four days, with multiple stages of entertainment and cherished traditions like the Storming of the Bastille run/walk, the Sunday...]]> Florentine at the Lake - Tonight @ Alterra, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19269-florentine-at-the-lake-tonight-a-alterra-7-pm.html Minimalist sets and elegantly subtle costuming have allowed the vocal prowess of Milwaukee's Florentine Opera Company to dominate each of their performances for nearly 80 years. Currently led by general director Bill Florescu, the company has...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19270-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19271-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Chris Isaak - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19253-chris-isaak-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html In 1991, a full two years after its appearance on Chris Isaak's landmark 1989 album, Heart Shaped World, the single “Wicked Game” became a Top 10 hit thanks to its appearance in the David Lynch film Wild at Heart. Isaak's...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19254-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries" (through Sept. 9), there is a generous sampling of Lautrec, including his first poster...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19255-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award-winning artwork from the Society of Animal Artists. Members of the society...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19256-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> R. Ring w/ Night Animals - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19241-r-ring-w_-night-animals-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Kelley Deal of The Breeders fuses her charmingly lazy Brit-pop vocals with the simple power chord progressions of Ampline guitarist Mike Montgomery...]]> Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19242-posters-of-paris-toulouse-lautrec-and-his-contemporaries-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html As one would expect from the title of the Milwaukee Art Museum's summer exhibition "Posters of Paris: Toulouse-Lautrec and His Contemporaries...]]> Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19243-face-jugs-art-and-ritual-in-19th-century-south-carolina-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina” (through Aug. 5) focuses on a type of pottery created by...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19244-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19230-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19231-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two...]]> Art and the Animal - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19232-art-and-the-animal-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html A perfect blend of academic excellence and artistic creativity, the Milwaukee Public Museum's "Art and the Animal" exhibition (through Sept. 3) displays award...]]> Neil Diamond - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19225-neil-diamond-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html Although he's been making music for more than 45 years, Neil Diamond still retains his smooth pop voice and the energy to dance across stages and charm audiences with his folksy sense of humor. He even insists on updating his own...]]> The B-52s - Tonight@ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19226-the-b-52s-tonighta-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-945-pm.html Are The B-52s the ultimate party band? Probably. The band's ultra-kitschy throwbacks to '60s rock 'n' roll made them cult favorites during the early days of punk and New Wave, before their rowdy hit “Love Shack” renewed their...]]> Squeeze - Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19227-squeeze-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-930-pm.html In 1975, when Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford formed the band that became Squeeze, “new wave” referred to French films from the '50s and '60s. And yet, within a few short years, Squeeze became one of the ultimate new wave groups...]]> Bush - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19228-bush-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html Though it sold like gangbusters, Bush's 1994 debut, Sixteen Stone, was derided by critics as a shameless attempt to polish grunge-rock for the masses. That feedback must have weighed heavily on frontman Gavin Rossdale, because he...]]> Hanson - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage and Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19229-hanson-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-stage-and-pavilion-summerfest-930-pm.html Since their “MMMBop” 15-minutes expired and they were dropped by their label, the band Hanson has become a walking survival guide for one-hit wonders. They've since toured and recorded as an independent band, mining their minor celebrity...]]> Aerosmith w/ Cheap Trick - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19219-aerosmith-w_-cheap-trick-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-8-pm.html Nearly 40 years after the release of their self-titled debut album, rockers Aerosmith still have a wild stage presence and snickering teenager's sense of humor. Across several decades during which many rock groups have taken themselves...]]> Common - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19220-common-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10-pm.html With Kanye West manning the boards, Common recorded his 2005 comeback album Be, a soulful, down-to-Earth record that resuscitated Common's career after 2002's ambitious but muddled Electric Circus. Since then, life has...]]> Anthony Hamilton - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19221-anthony-hamilton-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-945-pm.html Anthony Hamilton was not an overnight sensation. The soul singer toiled throughout the '90s, recording two albums only to see one tank and the other shelved by his label, while collaborating with any hip-hop act in need of a hook...]]> Cake - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19222-cake-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html Though critics initially derided their dispassionate vocal delivery as an example of '90s postmodernism gone awry, Cake nonetheless scored a steady stream of beloved, trumpet-brandishing alternative hits such as "The Distance," "Never...]]> Chevelle - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19223-chevelle-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-10-pm.html Every studio album from the Chicago-based hard rock trio Chevelle have landed top 20 spots on the Billboard 200. Pete Loeffler's distinct vocal grit and heavy, 3/4 time guitar riffs make Chevelle instantly recognizable among other rock outfits...]]> Dave Matthews Band - Tonight @ Alpine Valley, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19224-dave-matthews-band-tonight-a-alpine-valley-7-pm.html The Dave Matthews Band responded to the tragic death of saxophonist LeRoi Moore, long a defining part of the group's sound, with 2009's Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King, a stark record that excises any hint of pop gloss from their...]]> Big Time Rush w/ Cody Simpson & Rachel Crow - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19212-big-time-rush-w_-cody-simpson-rachel-crow-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-7-pm.html A perfect triple bill for tweeny-boppers, this show boasts a headlining boy band inspired by The Monkees, a 15-year-old Australian heartthrob and a 14-year-old...]]> Atmosphere - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19213-atmosphere-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-630-pm.html Around the turn of the century, Atmosphere introduced a new form of hip-hop deemed “emo-rap” for its aggressively earnest lyrics, but the group avoided...]]> Paul Oakenfold - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19214-paul-oakenfold-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html British trance DJ Paul Oakenfold's career has contained detours as a producer, an actor and, perhaps most surprising, a chef, but despite his many calling...]]> AWOLNATION - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19215-awolnation-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html Fusing the dirty synth sounds of Nine Inch Nails with the thundering rock of Against Me!—with a thick accent of funk thrown in for good measure—the...]]> Grace Potter & The Nocturnals - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19216-grace-potter-the-nocturnals-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-10-pm.html From her group's early hit, “Paris (Ooh La La),” 29-year-old Grace Potter's sultry 1970s vocals have blended the energy of female rock duo Heart with the...]]> O.A.R. - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19217-oar-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10pm.html Maryland's O.A.R. were early adopters of the Internet, which they used to grow a loyal fan base before there was Facebook or Myspace by encouraging their...]]> Dave Matthews Band - Tonight @ Alpine Valley, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19218-dave-matthews-band-tonight-a-alpine-valley-7-pm.html The Dave Matthews Band responded to the tragic death of saxophonist LeRoi Moore, long a defining part of the group's sound, with 2009's Big Whiskey & the...]]> Zac Brown Band w/ Blackberry Smoke and Sonia Leigh - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19197-zac-brown-band-w_-blackberry-smoke-and-sonia-leigh-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html Zac Brown is easy to spot in his band; he's the guy with the trademark knit cap and bushy black beard who creates a sound that mashes up country, folk, jam, bluegrass, Southern rock and reggae. It works for his seven-man lineup, The Zac...]]> Death Cab for Cutie - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19198-death-cab-for-cutie-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10-pm.html Milwaukee's most die-hard Death Cab for Cutie fans probably caught the band back in April, when the group headlined a sold-out show at the Riverside Theater backed by The Magik*Magik Orchestra, the San Francisco ensemble that lent...]]> The Avett Brothers - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19199-the-avett-brothers-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-945-pm.html Brothers Scott and Seth began recording as The Avett Brothers in 2000, roughly at the beginning of the modern roots-revival movement jump-started by O Brother, Where Art Thou?, and in the decade since, with bassist Bob Crawford and...]]> Motion City Soundtrack - Tonight @ Summerfest Rock Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19200-motion-city-soundtrack-tonight-a-summerfest-rock-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html This summer, Minnesota pop-rock quintet Motion City Soundtrack released their fifth and arguably most dynamic album, Go. It touches on sounds both old and new. The album's Moog-driven opener, “Circuits and Wires,” has a stinging...]]> Young the Giant - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19201-young-the-giant-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage.html A band of shaggy-haired Californians that looks as if it's made up entirely of H&M models, Young the Giant is one of several popular groups bringing spit-shined indie-rock to alternative-rock airwaves (their hit “My Body” sounds a lot like...]]> Brewers vs. Marlins - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19202-brewers-vs-marlins-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html Michael Fiers makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers as they complete their four-game series against the Miami Marlins this afternoon.]]> Iron Maiden w/ Alice Cooper - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19188-iron-maiden-w_-alice-cooper-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html The 1990s were a rough time for heavy metal bands of all stripes, and British metal pioneers Iron Maiden were no exception. The era saw them suffer declining sales and endure the departure of singer Bruce Dickinson and guitarist Adrian...]]> Ziggy Marley - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19189-ziggy-marley-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html When you carry the name of the world's most widely recognized reggae musician and your own nickname literally means “a small joint,” is there anything to do but follow in your father's musical footsteps? David “Ziggy” Marley was only 9 years...]]> The Joy Formidable - U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19190-the-joy-formidable-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html It's fitting that The Joy Formidable's “Whirring” was the first video shown on MTV2's rebooted “120 Minutes” last year, since the song sounds like a great, lost relic from the original alt-nation era—if not an alternate reality where The...]]> Fountains of Wayne - Tonight @ Summerfest Rock Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19191-fountains-of-wayne-tonight-a-summerfest-rock-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html Released nearly a decade ago, New York pop-rock group Fountains of Wayne's sarcastically groovy 2003 full-length album, Welcome Interstate Managers, brought them into the limelight with their best-known hit, the MILF anthem...]]> 311 - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19192-311-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10-pm.html If you owned a radio during the mid-1990s, chances are you heard Nebraska-based 311 on a fairly regular basis. And that was a good thing: Mega-hits such as “Down” and “All Mixed Up,” both from the group's 1995 breakthrough self-titled...]]> David Gray - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19193-david-gray-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-945-pm.html As the man who wrote Ireland's number one album of all time, 1998's White Ladder, David Gray knows to keep his songs eclectic. He makes piano melodies dance over simple acoustic guitar rhythms on “Fugitive,” croons like Ryan Adams...]]> Galactic - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19194-galactic-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-930-pm.html New Orleans' Galactic is one of the few bands in the jam scene to attempt hip-hop without embarrassing themselves. Unlike all the bands that condescend with novelty covers of contemporary rap hits, Galactic challenges themselves with more...]]> Brewers vs. Marlins - Tonight @ Miller Park, 3:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19195-brewers-vs-marlins-tonight-a-miller-park-310-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their four-game series against the Miami Marlins this afternoon with a 3:10 p.m. game.]]> Tiësto w/ Steve Aoki, Zedd, Rehab, Tommy Trash and Pierce Fulton - Today @ Marcus Amphitheater, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19158-ti%25C3%25ABsto-w_-steve-aoki-zedd-rehab-tommy-trash-and-pierce-fulton-today-a-marcus-amphitheater-3-pm.html After gaining mainstream momentum with a remix of Sarah McLachlan's “Silence” in 2003, Netherlands-born DJ Tiësto has become one of electronic music's top touring draws. Since that breakthrough track, he has remixed just about anything he could...]]> Bob Mould - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19159-bob-mould-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html Bob Mould was one of the most influential figures of '80s underground rock, thanks to his unabashedly melodic songwriting and guitar work with the seminal punk group Hüsker Dü, which helped lay the foundation for alternative rock's...]]> Joe Walsh - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19160-joe-walsh-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html Although best known for the edge he brought to The Eagles with the electric guitar-tinged albums Hotel California, The Long Run and Eagles Live, Joe Walsh can hold his own with a distinctly-toned tenor voice and...]]> DeVotchKa - Tonight @ Summerfest Rock Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19161-devotchka-tonight-a-summerfest-rock-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html DeVotchKa merges the spastic desperation of late-'70s Talking Heads with the orchestral sweep of Arcade Fire's more grandiose work. Leader Nick Urata's vocals often recall Win Butler's yelping vibrato, which makes the Arcade Fire...]]> Robert Randolph and The Family Band - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19162-robert-randolph-and-the-family-band-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-10-pm.html Drawing from his religious and musical education at the House of God Church in New Jersey, Robert Randolph plays what many African-American Pentecostal churches refer to as “Sacred Steel,” the steel guitar. Though informed by gospel, his...]]> Brewers vs. Marlins - Tonight @ Miller Park, 3:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19163-brewers-vs-marlins-tonight-a-miller-park-310-pm.html Brewers ace Zack Greinke is scheduled to make the start for the team as they continue their four-game series against the Maimi Marlins.]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19150-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19151-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19152-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Brewers vs. Marlins - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19153-brewers-vs-marlins-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Though he received a no decision, Marco Estrada was brilliant in his return start for the Brewers last week, striking out 12 batters. He'll hope for similar inspiration tonight when he takes the mound for the team as the Brewers begin a...]]> The Beach Boys - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, Summerfest, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19145-the-beach-boys-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-summerfest-730-pm.html Few bands have created their own musical genre, but if any group can claim that honor, it's The Beach Boys, who captured and turned the “surf sound” into the American pop music voice of a generation. Formed in 1961 by brothers Brian, Carl...]]> Robyn - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19146-robyn-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html Stockholm-born and -bred singer Robyn has been a favorite among the dance-club crowd since her 1995 debut, Robyn Is Here, and she further solidified that standing with her 2010 trilogy Body Talk, Pt. 1, Pt. 2 and Pt. 3. The 33-year-old...]]> Chicago - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19147-chicago-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-945-pm.html James Pankow is fond of telling the story of the record producer who told him, “Man, if you get rid of the horns, we'll sign your band.” Pankow, one of the founders of and trombonist for Chicago, likened the advice to telling Elton John...]]> Trampled By Turtles - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage and Pavilion, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19148-trampled-by-turtles-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-stage-and-pavilion-summerfest-10-pm.html Bluegrass thrives on dynamism—part of its thrill is seeing musicians gleefully blitz through such complex chord changes and solos with whirlwind speed. Despite what their animal namesake suggests, Trampled By Turtles play as fast as any...]]> Lady Antebellum w/ Darius Rucker and Thompson Square - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19137-lady-antebellum-w_-darius-rucker-and-thompson-square-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html It was only a few years back that Lady Antebellum played a side stage at Summerfest. Then the group opened for other country acts at the Marcus Amphitheater. With hits like “Love Don't Live Here” and “I Run to You,” it was...]]> ZZ Top - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19140-zz-top-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10-pm.html ZZ Top is the rare band that shifted from its roots to show biz without losing integrity. It's as if they decided there was something funny about a little ol' trio from Texas, heavily bearded under big Stetson hats, and opted to laugh...]]> Three Dog Night - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19139-three-dog-night-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-10-pm.html Three Dog Night has issued recordings of new songs since regrouping in the '80s, but let's face it: What keeps the band on the road are memories of the late '60s and early '70s, when the intriguingly named group (from an era of intriguing...]]> The Roots - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19141-the-roots-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html Fans worried that The Roots' job as the house band for Jimmy Fallon's incarnation of “Late Night” would slow hip-hop's most celebrated live act can breathe easy. Even with their TV commitments, The Roots have continued to tour at a steady...]]> Thievery Corporation - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19142-thievery-corporation-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html Imagining a trip-hop incarnation of Bob Marley, the Washington, D.C., duo Thievery Corporation blends smooth, grassroots reggae with synth-driven electronics. Through minimalist lyrics and lethargic rhythms, Rob Garza and Eric...]]> Heartless Bastards - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino Stage and Pavilion, Summerfest, 8:15 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19143-heartless-bastards-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-stage-and-pavilion-summerfest-815-pm.html An endorsement from The Black Keys' Patrick Carney helped the Cincinnati garage-rock band Heartless Bastards land a home on Fat Possum Records, and though some early praise hovered around the group's first two records for the label, it...]]> Burnhearts Pabst Street Party - Today @ Burnhearts, noon-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19144-burnhearts-pabst-street-party-today-a-burnhearts-noon-8-pm.html For five years running, Pabst Blue Ribbon has sponsored a summertime street party outside of the bar Burnhearts in Bay View, hosting headliners like Stephen Malkmus and Detroit Cobras in addition to art displays and food vendors. This...]]> Train and Kelly Clarkson w/ Brett Dennen - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19129-train-and-kelly-clarkson-w_-brett-dennen-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html The San Francisco pop-rock trio Train is living out one of modern music's great comeback stories. Though the group found some early success with impassioned...]]> Jimmy Cliff - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19130-jimmy-cliff-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-10-pm.html Few reggae albums are as widely revered as 1972's The Harder They Come, the soundtrack to the cult hit that starred Jimmy Cliff. The film and its...]]> Fun. - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19131-fun-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html Leaving behind the indie-rock outfit The Format proved to be a smart career move for singer Nate Ruess, whose ironically punctuated new band Fun. has become...]]> The Hives - Tonight @ Summerfest Rock Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19132-the-hives-tonight-a-summerfest-rock-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html The Hives' breakthrough hit “Hate to Say I Told You So” arrived around the time that The Strokes and The White Stripes were ushering in a so-called “rock...]]> The Walkmen - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19134-the-walkmen-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-8-pm.html The Walkmen's distinctly bittersweet take on turn-of-the-century New York guitar rock is at turns blissful and brutal, a dynamic best documented on the 2004...]]> Collections of Colonies of Bees - Tonight @ Cascio Interstate Music Groove Stage, Summerfest, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19135-collections-of-colonies-of-bees-tonight-a-cascio-interstate-music-groove-stage-summerfest-9-pm.html Milwaukee's post-rock sextet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008's majestic full-length...]]> Foo Fighters w/ Silversun Pickups - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19117-foo-fighters-w_-silversun-pickups-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html When Dave Grohl came out from behind his Nirvana drum kit and brought Foo Fighters to the public ear in 1995, he was immediately accused of riding...]]> Ben Folds Five - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19118-ben-folds-five-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-945-pm.html Ben Folds has kept busy since he disbanded his piano-rock trio Ben Folds Five shortly after the release of its bold final album, 1999's The Unauthorized...]]> The Promise Ring - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19119-the-promise-ring-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10-pm.html Following their triumphant late-February reunion show at the Turner Hall Ballroom, the members of Milwaukee favorite sons The Promise Ring made...]]> Eric Benet - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19120-eric-benet-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-930-pm.html Milwaukee-born R&B singer Eric Benet returned to his hometown to record his fifth album, Lost in Time, collaborating with local musicians and the string...]]> Rodney Atkins - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19121-rodney-atkins-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-8-pm.html Rodney Atkins established himself as one of modern country's top draws when the 2006 album If You're Going Through Hell amassed four No. 1 country hits...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ D'CalleSon - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19122-jazz-in-the-park-w_-dcalleson-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html Milwaukee's classiest free concert series, Jazz in the Park, continues its 2012 season with an evening of music from one of the city's more energetic salsa...]]> Morris Day and The Time - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19133-morris-day-and-the-time-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-945-pm.html Lupe Fiasco - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19100-lupe-fiasco-tonight-a-harley-davidson-roadhouse-summerfest-10-pm.html If the predominant narrative of rap's first 20 years was the genre's rise to prominence and respectability, then the story of the last decade has been about how the genre has responded to that status. This is a story that plays out at the...]]> Rascal Flatts w/ Little Big Town, Eli Young Band and Edens Edge - Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19101-rascal-flatts-w_-little-big-town-eli-young-band-and-edens-edge-tonight-a-marcus-amphitheater-730-pm.html It's easy to see why Rascal Flatts has become one of America's favorite country bands. The group, which met up in Nashville by way of Columbus, Ohio, includes lead vocalist Gary LeVox, multi-instrumentalist Jay DeMarcus, and vocalist and...]]> Kool and the Gang - Tonight @ Miller Lite Oasis, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19102-kool-and-the-gang-tonight-a-miller-lite-oasis-summerfest-10-pm.html Nothing moves a crowd as quickly as a solid funk beat, music that de-emphasizes melody and harmony and brings the rhythm groove of bass and drums to the forefront. No practitioner has met with quite as much success as Kool and the...]]> Steve Miller Band - Tonight @ BMO Harris Pavilion, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19103-steve-miller-band-tonight-a-bmo-harris-pavilion-summerfest-10-pm.html Esteemed blues guitarist Steve Miller, one of the most successful musicians ever to come out of Milwaukee, crossed over into pop-rock stardom with the 1973 album The Joker. Singles came easily to him for the rest of the decade and into...]]> We Came as Romans - Tonight @ Summerfest Rock Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19104-we-came-as-romans-tonight-a-summerfest-rock-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html In a metalcore scene dominated by indecipherable screamers and overdone breakdowns, the Detroit sextet We Came as Romans offers a refreshing change of pace. They set themselves apart from similar groups with their sophisticated...]]> Gov't Mule - Tonight @ Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19105-govt-mule-tonight-a-briggs-stratton-big-backyard-summerfest-10-pm.html In a jam scene filled with prolific players, few are more ubiquitous than guitarist Warren Haynes. He began his career in the late '80s as the fresh blood in a reunited Allman Brothers Band, expanded his profile in the '90s with his...]]> The Dirty Heads - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19106-the-dirty-heads-tonight-a-us-cellular-connection-stage-summerfest-10-pm.html Though they've been playing reggae-rock together in some form since 1996, The Dirty Heads only recently made a commercial dent, with 2010's summertime hit “Lay Me Down.” That song's Sublime-esque feel was no coincidence: Its guest vocals...]]> Chill on the Hill w/ Great Lake Drifters and Vitrolum Republic http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19092-chill-on-the-hill-w_-great-lake-drifters-and-vitrolum-republic.html Bay View's free Chill on the Hill music series at the Humboldt Park bandshell continues tonight with a double bill featuring the alternative Americana ensemble Great Lake Drifters and Vitrolum Republic, an alternative rock band that takes...]]> Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19093-face-jugs-art-and-ritual-in-19th-century-south-carolina-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina” (through Aug. 5) focuses on a type of pottery created by African Americans living under dehumanizing conditions as slaves in the Edgefield...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19094-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19095-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19077-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ HumphreIMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19078-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphreimax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19079-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Today @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19073-cowboy-versus-samurai-today-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-2-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble stages the local premier of Michal Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai, a romance set in reakneck, Wyo., a slice of small-town America that remains untouched by the mass culture of the 21st...]]> Greek Fest - Today @ Wisconsin State Fair Park, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19072-greek-fest-today-a-wisconsin-state-fair-park-11-am.html Meat lovers should bring an empty stomach this weekend to the Wisconsin State Fair Park, which will be hosting the city's annual Greek Fest, now in its 47th year, for the fourth time. Gyros, chicken kebabs, baklava, saganaki (flaming...]]> Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19074-face-jugs-art-and-ritual-in-19th-century-south-carolina-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina” (through Aug. 5) focuses on a type of pottery created by African Americans living under dehumanizing conditions as slaves in the Edgefield...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30, 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19075-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-330-and-430-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Summer Soulstice Music Festival - Today @ North Avenue, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19067-summer-soulstice-music-festival-today-a-north-avenue-noon.html Where the East Side's Summer Soulstice Music Festival has featured national headliners in years past, including such acts as Sponge and Local H, in the last couple of years the event has wisely reserved most of its lineup for big-draw...]]> Greek Fest - Today @ Wisconsin State Fair Park, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19068-greek-fest-today-a-wisconsin-state-fair-park-11-am.html Meat lovers should bring an empty stomach this weekend to the Wisconsin State Fair Park, which will be hosting the city's annual Greek Fest, now in its 47th year, for the fourth time. Gyros, chicken kebabs, baklava, saganaki (flaming...]]> Keane w/ Patrick Watson - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19069-keane-w_-patrick-watson-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html It comes as no surprise that this English alt-rock outfit was discovered by Simon Williams, who also found Coldplay—a band that Keane frontman Tim Rice-Oxley was once asked to join. After years in the London pub circuit, Keane's 2004 debut...]]> Help Wanted - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19070-help-wanted-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Aaron Kopec's Help Wanted is a deeply witty allegory about human desire at the dawn of the information age. The story, set in a 1940s workplace, cleverly weaves aspects of IBM's early history with sexual desire and office politics...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Today @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19071-cowboy-versus-samurai-today-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-4-and-8-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble stages the local premier of Michal Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai, a romance set in reakneck, Wyo., a slice of small-town America that remains untouched by the mass culture of the 21st...]]> Greek Fest - Today @ Wisconsin State Fair Park, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19058-greek-fest-today-a-wisconsin-state-fair-park-11-am.html Meat lovers should bring an empty stomach this weekend to the Wisconsin State Fair Park, which will be hosting the city's annual Greek Fest, now in its 47th year, for the fourth time. Gyros, chicken kebabs, baklava, saganaki (flaming...]]> Elusive Parallelograms w/ Worrier, Red Stuff and Moss Folk - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19059-elusive-parallelograms-w_-worrier-red-stuff-and-moss-folk-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Drawing from the psychedelic jangle of '80s underground-rock bands and the electric charge of '90s alternative rockers, Milwaukee's Elusive Parallelograms turned out a set of snappy, unpredictable pop rock on their 2009 full-length...]]> Help Wanted - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19060-help-wanted-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Aaron Kopec's Help Wanted is a deeply witty allegory about human desire at the dawn of the information age. The story, set in a 1940s workplace, cleverly weaves aspects of IBM's early history with sexual desire and office politics...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Tonight @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19061-cowboy-versus-samurai-tonight-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-8-pm.html Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19062-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Eric Hutchinson w/ Avalanche City - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19049-eric-hutchinson-w_-avalanche-city-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html With the help of some enthusiastic praise from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Washington, D.C., pop-rock songwriter Eric Hutchinson rebounded from an unproductive stint on Madonna's Maverick Records, which shut down before he could...]]> America w/ Sam Llanas - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19050-america-w_-sam-llanas-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html In their heyday, folk-rockers America made it cool to be uncool, wearing thick glasses and Hawaiian shirts as they sang largely acoustic hits like “A Horse With No Name,” “Ventura Highway,” “Lonely People” and “Sister Golden Hair...]]> Tour of America's Dairyland - Tonight @ Village of Shorewood, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19051-tour-of-americas-dairyland-tonight-a-village-of-shorewood-5-pm.html The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board's Tour of America's Dairyland returns for another round of pro-am cycling races. Through July 1, the tour will host multiple races in cities and neighborhoods around Milwaukee and nearby counties...]]> Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers w/ Gabriel Kelley - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19052-roger-clyne-and-the-peacemakers-w_-gabriel-kelley-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html While “King of the Hill” reruns probably keep royalties flowing to Roger Clyne, who penned the show's theme song with his '90s country-rock band, The Refreshments, Clyne has spent the last decade touring with his follow-up outfit...]]> Help Wanted - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19053-help-wanted-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Aaron Kopec's Help Wanted is a deeply witty allegory about human desire at the dawn of the information age. The story, set in a 1940s workplace, cleverly weaves aspects of IBM's early history with sexual desire and office politics...]]> Chris Duarte Group w/ Mojo Perry - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19031-chris-duarte-group-w_-mojo-perry-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html A Texas blues-rock prodigy who's always seemed comfortable with the Stevie Ray Vaughan comparisons he's invited since his 1994 breakthrough, Texas Sugar/Strat Magik, Chris Duarte has been particularly prolific recently...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19032-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19033-face-jugs-art-and-ritual-in-19th-century-south-carolina-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina” (through Aug. 5) focuses on a type of pottery created by African Americans living under dehumanizing conditions as slaves in the Edgefield...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19034-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Juneteenth Celebration - Tonight @ Martin Luther King Drive, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19010-juneteenth-celebration-tonight-a-martin-luther-king-drive-11-am.html If you'd never before heard of Juneteenth Day but happened upon Martin Luther King Drive on June 19, you could easily believe that you'd forgotten it was the Fourth of July. The annual commemoration of emancipation is celebrated with...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19011-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Chill on the Hill w/ The Squeezettes - Tonight @ Humbodt Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19012-chill-on-the-hill-w_-the-squeezettes-tonight-a-humbodt-park-6-pm.html The Squeezettes bill themselves as Milwaukee's premier all-female accordion group (even though, contradictorily, they have two male members) and with their energetic, power polka sound and impressive list of conquered venues, who's to...]]> Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19013-face-jugs-art-and-ritual-in-19th-century-south-carolina-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina” (through Aug. 5) focuses on a type of pottery created by African Americans living under dehumanizing conditions as slaves in the Edgefield...]]> Envisioning the Seen - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18999-envisioning-the-seen-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-5-pm.html At this January's Remarkable Milwaukee event at the Pabst Theater, some of Milwaukee's major leaders and innovators came together to discuss the state of the city and hopes for its future. Moderated by FOX6 anchor Ted Perry and...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Tonight @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19000-cowboy-versus-samurai-tonight-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-730-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble stages the local premier of Michal Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai, a romance set in reakneck, Wyo., a slice of small-town America that remains untouched by the mass culture of the 21st...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19001-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-19002-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Lakefront Festival of Arts - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18993-lakefront-festival-of-arts-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-noon.html More than 180 artists will display their works to tens of thousands of visitors at this year's Lakefront Festival of Arts, which raises funds for the Milwaukee Art Museum. Attendees may purchase much of the art on display, which includes...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Today @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18994-cowboy-versus-samurai-today-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-230-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble stages the local premier of Michal Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai, a romance set in reakneck, Wyo., a slice of small-town America that remains untouched by the mass culture of the 21st...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18995-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18996-face-jugs-art-and-ritual-in-19th-century-south-carolina-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Milwaukee Art Museum's exhibition “Face Jugs: Art and Ritual in 19th-Century South Carolina” (through Aug. 5) focuses on a type of pottery created by African Americans living under dehumanizing conditions as slaves in the Edgefield...]]> Free Energy w/ Peter Wolf Crier and Night Animals - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18989-free-energy-w_-peter-wolf-crier-and-night-animals-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html After signing to DFA Records, Philadelphia's Free Energy secured LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy to produce their debut album, which is surprising, perhaps, considering how the group eschews the spry electro that label is best...]]> Mark Shurilla Memorial and Tribute Concert - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18990-mark-shurilla-memorial-and-tribute-concert-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Milwaukee lost one of its treasures when Mark Shurilla, a fixture of the Milwaukee music scene whose projects included the polka-inspired punk band The Blackholes, the Irish-rock group McTavish and the Buddy Holly tribute band The...]]> Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival - Today @ Bayshore Town Center, 1 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18991-wisconsin-beer-lovers-festival-today-a-bayshore-town-center-1-pm.html One of many beer festivals that have sprung up around the region over the last several years, the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival differentiates itself from similar events with its emphasis on food pairings, beverages from local...]]> Lakefront Festival of Arts - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18992-lakefront-festival-of-arts-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-noon.html More than 180 artists will display their works to tens of thousands of visitors at this year's Lakefront Festival of Arts, which raises funds for the Milwaukee Art Museum. Attendees may purchase much of the art on display, which includes...]]> Lakefront Festival of Arts - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18984-lakefront-festival-of-arts-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-noon.html More than 180 artists will display their works to tens of thousands of visitors at this year's Lakefront Festival of Arts, which raises funds for the Milwaukee Art Museum. Attendees may purchase much of the art on display, which includes...]]> Milwaukee IndyFest - Tonight @ Milwaukee Mile, 8 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18985-milwaukee-indyfest-tonight-a-milwaukee-mile-8-am.html With a track ideal for IndyCars, the Milwaukee Mile has been hosting car races for nearly 110 years. Legendary drivers such as Barney Oldfield, A.J. Foyt and Juan Montoya have had victories at the Milwaukee Mile, the state's largest...]]> Revolush w/ Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18986-revolush-w_-lucy-michelle-and-the-velvet-lapelles-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html A reliable local draw for the past seven years, Revolush isn't afraid to keep rock 'n' roll the way it was meant to be: under-produced and a little bit dirty. Tommy Hahn's smooth tenor vocals and slow vibrato call to mind the pop-rock bands...]]> Help Wanted - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18987-help-wanted-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Aaron Kopec's Help Wanted is a deeply witty allegory about human desire at the dawn of the information age. The story, set in a 1940s workplace, cleverly weaves aspects of IBM's early history with sexual desire and office politics...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Tonight @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18988-cowboy-versus-samurai-tonight-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-8-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble stages the local premier of Michal Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai, a romance set in reakneck, Wyo., a slice of small-town America that remains untouched by the mass culture of the 21st...]]> Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18979-chris-robinson-brotherhood-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-8-pm.html After the Black Crowes went on indefinite hiatus in 2010, forntman Chris Robinson went on tour with a gaggle of old Los Angeles friends, including guitarist...]]> Help Wanted - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18980-help-wanted-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Aaron Kopec's Help Wanted is a deeply witty allegory about human desire at the dawn of the information age. The story, set in a 1940s workplace, cleverly...]]> Cowboy Versus Samurai - Tonight @ Boulevard Ensemble Studio Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18981-cowboy-versus-samurai-tonight-a-boulevard-ensemble-studio-theatre-730-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre Ensemble stages the local premier of Michal Golamco's Cowboy Versus Samurai, a romance set in reakneck, Wyo., a slice...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18982-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18963-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Destroyer w/ Sandro Perri - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18961-destroyer-w_-sandro-perri-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Dan Bejar's indie-rock project Destroyer has seen many different incarnations over the last 15 years, but its latest one might be its most interesting...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18962-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18964-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story...]]> Chill on the Hill w/ Honkytonkitis and The Carpetbaggers - Tonight @ Humboldt Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18947-chill-on-the-hill-w_-honkytonkitis-and-the-carpetbaggers-tonight-a-humboldt-park-6-pm.html The Tuesday night Chill on the Hill concert series turns the Humboldt Park bandshell over to a trio of alt-country acts tonight. Honkytonkitis...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18948-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18949-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18950-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18935-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18936-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-1230-and-330-pm.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18937-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit...]]> Locust Street Festival - Today @ Locust Street, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18930-locust-street-festival-today-a-locust-street-11-am.html From its modest beginnings as a neighborhood festival with an understated bohemian streak, the annual Locust Street Festival, which this year marks...]]> PrideFest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18931-pridefest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html PrideFest celebrates its 25th anniversary with a lineup that includes Belinda Carlisle, Taylor Dane, and Berlin featuring Teri Nunn. The festival has...]]> Packer Fans from Outer Space - Today @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18932-packer-fans-from-outer-space-today-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-2-pm.html As the production's name suggests, Packer Fans from Outer Space doesn't shy away from camp. Written and rewritten over six years by Lee Becker...]]> Brewers vs. Padres - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18933-brewers-vs-padres-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html All fans will receive a Nyjer Morgan bobblehead this afternoon when the Milwaukee Brewers complete their three game series against the San Diego Padres...]]> PrideFest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18925-pridefest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html PrideFest celebrates its 25th anniversary with a lineup that includes Belinda Carlisle, Taylor Dane, and Berlin featuring Teri Nunn. The festival has...]]> Mechanical Kids - Tonight @ The Miramar Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18926-mechanical-kids-tonight-a-the-miramar-theatre-7-pm.html Similar to many emo-leaning dance-rock groups attempting to grow an audience without label support, Mechanical Kids got their start through social...]]> Modern Echo w/ Clock a Clay and Lucrezio - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18927-modern-echo-w_-clock-a-clay-and-lucrezio-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-9-pm.html Though the band is still in the early stages of its career, Milwaukee's melodic hard-rock outfit Modern Echo has a sound that strives for stadiums...]]> Brewers vs. Padres - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18928-brewers-vs-padres-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the struggling San Diego Padres this evening with a 6:10 p.m. game...]]> PrideFest - Today @ Summerfest Grounds http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18917-pridefest-today-a-summerfest-grounds.html PrideFest celebrates its 25th anniversary with a lineup that includes Belinda Carlisle, Taylor Dane, and Berlin featuring Teri Nunn. The festival has...]]> The Pines - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18918-the-pines-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html The men of The Pines have a humble appearance and hushed sound: The wavering vocals of Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt dance with melancholy...]]> New Edition - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Arena, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18919-new-edition-tonight-a-us-cellular-arena-8-pm.html New Edition began in the late '70s as a bubblegum teen-pop group in the vein of The Jackson 5, but as the '80s progressed, the group kept up with the trends...]]> Okka Fest - Tonight @ Sugar Maple, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18920-okka-fest-tonight-a-sugar-maple-9-pm.html Sugar Maple and Palm Tavern owner Bruno Johnson is passionate about two things: beer and free jazz. For the fourth year in a row, he'll host an assortment...]]> Packer Fans from Outer Space - Tonight @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18921-packer-fans-from-outer-space-tonight-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-730-pm.html As the production's name suggests, Packer Fans from Outer Space doesn't shy away from camp. Written and rewritten over six years by Lee Becker...]]> Brewers vs. Padres - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18922-brewers-vs-padres-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Shaun Marcum, whose been brilliant in his recent starts, takes the mound for the Brewers tonight as the team begins a three-game series against the...]]> Jazz in the Park w/ Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys - Tonight @ Cathedral Square Park, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18910-jazz-in-the-park-w_-reverend-raven-and-the-chain-smokin-altar-boys-tonight-a-cathedral-square-park-6-pm.html Milwaukee's classiest free concert series, Jazz in the Park, begins its 2012 season with an evening of music from one of the city's most prominent...]]> Air Sex World Championships - Tonight @ Stonefly Brewery, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18911-air-sex-world-championships-tonight-a-stonefly-brewery-9-pm.html A racier cousin of the already-esoteric Air Guitar contests that tour the country, the Austin-based Air Sex World Championships invite challengers...]]> Packer Fans from Outer Space - Tonight @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18912-packer-fans-from-outer-space-tonight-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-730-pm.html As the production's name suggests, Packer Fans from Outer Space doesn't shy away from camp. Written and rewritten over six years by Lee Becker and...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18913-brewers-vs-cubs-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html It's been a tough season for Randy Wolf, but he'll hope to rebound this afternoon when he takes the mound for the Brewers as the team completes its series...]]> Jon McLaughlin - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18894-jon-mclaughlin-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html On his 2007 album Indiana, pop-rock singer Jon McLaughlin carved lovelorn songs with soft Christian-rock undertones out of light acoustic guitars and sighing...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18895-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18896-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18897-brewers-vs-cubs-tonight-a-miller-park-710.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the Chicago Cubs tonight with a 7:10 p.m. game...]]> DJ Drama - Tonight @ 618 Live on Water, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18884-dj-drama-tonight-a-618-live-on-water-9-pm.html For a generation of rap listeners, DJ Drama's curt, snarling voice has become an unlikely stamp of quality. DJ Drama is the longtime DJ for T.I. and a recording...]]> Scottish Fest Milwaukee Highland Games - Today @ Hart Park, Wauwatosa, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18885-scottish-fest-milwaukee-highland-games-today-a-hart-park-wauwatosa-9-am-10-pm.html Milwaukee's annual celebration of Scottish culture, the Highland Games, turns 75 this year. In addition to the morning and afternoon athletic competitions...]]> VillageGreen Street Fair - Today @ State Street, Village of Wauwatosa, 9 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18886-villagegreen-street-fair-today-a-state-street-village-of-wauwatosa-9-am.html Featuring speakers, musicians, artisans, a Fair Trade Village, the Tosa Farmers' Market and the Professor Oops! Water's Wonders Show, this family-oriented...]]> Midwest Small Press Festival Book Fair - Today @ Polish Falcon, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18887-midwest-small-press-festival-book-fair-today-a-polish-falcon-10-am-6-pm.html In its inaugural year, the Midwest Small Press Festival will host a weekend of events around Riverwest, including readings, workshops and discussions...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18888-brewers-vs-pirates-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html Shaun Marcum makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight as the team continues its series against the Pittsburgh Pirates...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18869-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18870-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18871-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18872-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit...]]> Jon Anderson - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18863-jon-anderson-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html When the prog-rock institution Yes released the new album Fly From Here last year, they did so without contributions from two of their most important...]]> Six Degrees of Separation - Today @ Sunset Playhouse, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18864-six-degrees-of-separation-today-a-sunset-playhouse-2-pm.html David Hampton passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s, conning money out of wealthy Manhattanites by claiming to be in New York...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18865-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-and-730-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Tonight @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18866-brewers-vs-pirates-tonight-a-miller-park-110-pm.html In his first major league start, Michael Fiers was absolutely dominant against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Milwaukee Brewers will see if he can...]]> DJ Drama - Tonight @ 618 Live on Water, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18857-dj-drama-tonight-a-618-live-on-water-9-pm.html For a generation of rap listeners, DJ Drama's curt, snarling voice has become an unlikely stamp of quality. DJ Drama is the longtime DJ for T.I. and...]]> Scottish Fest Milwaukee Highland Games - Today @ Hart Park, Wauwatosa, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18858-scottish-fest-milwaukee-highland-games-today-a-hart-park-wauwatosa-9-am-10-pm.html Milwaukee's annual celebration of Scottish culture, the Highland Games, turns 75 this year. In addition to the morning and afternoon athletic competitions...]]> VillageGreen Street Fair - Today @ State Street, Village of Wauwatosa, 9 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18859-villagegreen-street-fair-today-a-state-street-village-of-wauwatosa-9-am.html Featuring speakers, musicians, artisans, a Fair Trade Village, the Tosa Farmers' Market and the Professor Oops! Water's Wonders Show, this family-oriented...]]> Midwest Small Press Festival Book Fair - Today @ Polish Falcon, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18860-midwest-small-press-festival-book-fair-today-a-polish-falcon-10-am-6-pm.html In its inaugural year, the Midwest Small Press Festival will host a weekend of events around Riverwest, including readings, workshops and discussions...]]> Six Degrees of Separation - Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 5 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18861-six-degrees-of-separation-tonight-a-sunset-playhouse-5-and-8-pm.html David Hampton passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s, conning money out of wealthy Manhattanites by claiming to be in New York...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18862-brewers-vs-pirates-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html Shaun Marcum makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight as the team continues its series against the Pittsburgh Pirates...]]> Tech N9ne - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18852-tech-n9ne-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Until his double-disc eighth album, Killer, went platinum in 2008, Kansas City hardcore rapper Tech N9ne struggled for recognition outside of underground...]]> The Used w/ Dead Sara and Stars in Stereo - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18853-the-used-w_-dead-sara-and-stars-in-stereo-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Setting out in 2001 from the gallows of poverty and substance abuse, the screamy alternative hard-rock band The Used has now amassed a library of five albums...]]> Bay View Gallery Night - Tonight @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18854-bay-view-gallery-night-tonight-a-multiple-locations.html More than 25 Bay View bars, restaurants and venues will host artwork and entertainment on Friday evening in conjunction with Bay View Gallery Night...]]> Six Degrees of Separation - Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18855-six-degrees-of-separation-tonight-a-sunset-playhouse-8-pm.html David Hampton passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s, conning money out of wealthy Manhattanites by claiming to be in New York...]]> Brewers vs. Pirates - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18856-brewers-vs-pirates-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Although their recent road trip saw the Brewers succumb to even more injuries, the team showed real signs of life in its series against the mighty...]]> Graffiti6 w/ Yuna - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18841-graffiti6-w_-yuna-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Producer TommyD has had a hand in plenty of hits since the '90s, beginning with Right Said Fred's “I'm Too Sexy” and running through Fun.'s current smash...]]> Roadside - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18842-roadside-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt have had substantial success in musical theater over the years. Best known for writing The Fantasticks, the pair originally...]]> Six Degrees of Separation - Today @ Sunset Playhouse, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18843-six-degrees-of-separation-today-a-sunset-playhouse-730-pm.html David Hampton passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s, conning money out of wealthy Manhattanites by claiming to be in New York...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18844-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> James Lee Stanley w/ Nora Collins - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18822-james-lee-stanley-w_-nora-collins-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Folk and soft-rock songwriter James Lee Stanley has been putting out solo albums steadily since the early 1970s, when he was a featured RCA artist...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18823-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-and-730-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George...]]> Roadside - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18824-roadside-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt have had substantial success in musical theater over the years. Best known for writing The Fantasticks, the pair originally...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18825-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18815-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18814-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music. The group, which features members of Milwaukee bands De La Buena and Stealin'...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18816-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18817-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Los Straitjackets - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18799-los-straitjackets-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html The post-Pulp Fiction surf-rock revival spawned plenty of instrumental surf bands, but Nashville's Los Straitjackets didn't have any difficulty distinguishing themselves—it's easy to stand out when you perform in Lucha...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18800-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Borges grew up in a home that had a...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18801-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18802-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Lil' Kim w/ Naima Adedapo - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18794-lil-kim-w_-naima-adedapo-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Buoyed by ties to her mentor and rumored lover, the Notorious B.I.G., rapper Lil' Kim built an early reputation for herself through spicy guest performances on R&B albums before dropping her 1996 debut, Hard Core. She remained a...]]> Primus - Tonight @ The Rave, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18793-primus-tonight-a-the-rave-9-pm.html In 12 years since the demented funk-metal band Primus released 1999's Antipop, frontman Les Claypool has kept busy as a lauded player in the jam-rock scene, sharing stages with Trey Anastasio, Gov't Mule, Matisyahu and...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18795-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. The production boasts an impressive cast that includes Broadway/Off Broadway talent...]]> Six Degrees of Separation - Today @ Sunset Playhouse, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18796-six-degrees-of-separation-today-a-sunset-playhouse-2-pm.html David Hampton passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s, conning money out of wealthy Manhattanites by claiming to be in New York to visit his famous father. He said he was wounded during a mugging in Central Park and...]]> Roadside - Today @ Off The Wall Theatre, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18797-roadside-today-a-off-the-wall-theatre-430-pm.html Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt have had substantial success in musical theater over the years. Best known for writing The Fantasticks, the pair originally met in college when the 20th century was still pretty young. Evidently they both came...]]> Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros w/ He's My Brother, She's My Sister - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18788-edward-sharpe-and-the-magnetic-zeros-w_-hes-my-brother-shes-my-sister-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html With dreams of a permanent summer of love, Los Angeles musician Alex Ebert of the dance-punk band Ima Robot reinvented himself as his messiah-like alter ego Edward Sharpe and formed a merry band of '60s fetishists. Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic...]]> Yo Gotti w/ Zed Zilla - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18789-yo-gotti-w_-zed-zilla-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Nobody's accusing Yo Gotti of not paying his dues. This spring, nearly a dozen years after the Memphis rapper self-released his first album, RCA finally released Yo Gotti's major-label debut, Live from the Kitchen, a typically...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18790-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. The production boasts an impressive cast that includes Broadway/Off Broadway talent...]]> Six Degrees of Separation - Tonight @ Sunset Playhouse, 5 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18791-six-degrees-of-separation-tonight-a-sunset-playhouse-5-and-8-pm.html David Hampton passed himself off as the son of Sidney Poitier in the early '80s, conning money out of wealthy Manhattanites by claiming to be in New York to visit his famous father. He said he was wounded during a mugging in Central Park and...]]> Roadside - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18792-roadside-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt have had substantial success in musical theater over the years. Best known for writing The Fantasticks, the pair originally met in college when the 20th century was still pretty young. Evidently they both came...]]> Downtown Baseball Block Party - Tonight @ 4th and Wisconsin, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18778-downtown-baseball-block-party-tonight-a-4th-and-wisconsin-6-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers are in Arizona tonight to take on the Diamondbacks, but that won't stop the city for tailgating. Tonight's 8:40 p.m. game will be broadcast on a giant outdoor movie screen during a party in the parking lot at...]]> Mark Sultan w/ The Jordan Davis Honey Melon and Slow Walker - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18779-mark-sultan-w_-the-jordan-davis-honey-melon-and-slow-walker-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html One of the leaders of the Montreal garage-rock scene, and easily one of its most prolific players, Mark Sultan has performed his fuzzed-out, doo-wop-inspired rock 'n' roll under a slew of guises and in more than a half-dozen bands, including...]]> Blockhead w/ Big Pauper, Adoptahighway and Plight of a Parasite - Tonight @ Stonefly Brewing Co., 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18780-blockhead-w_-big-pauper-adoptahighway-and-plight-of-a-parasite-tonight-a-stonefly-brewing-co-9-pm.html New York hip-hop producer Blockhead has provided beats for such underground luminaries as Aesop Rock, Cage and Murs, and he's also a member of the mostly latent joke-rap ensemble Party Fun Action Committee, but he saves his most...]]> Nickelback w/ Bush, Seether and My Darkest Days - Tonight @ BMO Harris Bradley Center, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18782-nickelback-w_-bush-seether-and-my-darkest-days-tonight-a-bmo-harris-bradley-center-6-pm.html Nickelback-bashing has become something of a national pastime, as evidenced by the uproar over the band's NFL halftime performance at Ford Field last Thanksgiving. Critics and the general public alike have long damned Nickelback...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18783-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. The production boasts an impressive cast that includes Broadway/Off Broadway talent...]]> Alejandro Escovedo and the Sensitive Boys w/ Jesse Malin - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18771-alejandro-escovedo-and-the-sensitive-boys-w_-jesse-malin-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html In the late '90s, the alt-country magazine No Depression named Alejandro Escovedo the artist of the decade, an honor the roots-rocker would surely have been up for again had the print publication lasted until the end of this past...]]> The Maine w/ Lydia and Arkells - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18772-the-maine-w_-lydia-and-arkells-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html While the Arizona quintet The Maine didn't depart fully from their trademark saccharine emo-pop on their debut album for Warner Bros., 2010's Black & White, the band did trade in their hooky, high-school punk tendencies for...]]> Ben Merens - Tonight @ Boswell Book Co., 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18773-ben-merens-tonight-a-boswell-book-co-7-pm.html There's never any shortage of people who want to talk, but good listeners are always in short supply. As the longtime host of Wisconsin Public Radio's “At Issue,” where average Wisconsinites call in to share their thoughts about the...]]> Sunday in the Park with George - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18774-sunday-in-the-park-with-george-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Bill Theisen and Richard Carsey direct the upcoming Skylight Music Theatre's adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George. The production boasts an impressive cast that includes Broadway/Off Broadway talent...]]> The Barr Brothers - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18749-the-barr-brothers-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html With bassist Marc Friedman, brothers Brad and Andrew Barr have been playing jazzy, semi-improvisational, thinking-man's jam rock since 1996 as The Slip. In recent years The Slip has taken a back seat to other projects, though, including...]]> Huey Lewis and the News - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18750-huey-lewis-and-the-news-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html A band that recalls the '80s in the best way possible, Huey Lewis and the News ran the charts with singles like “Hip to Be Square” and the Back to the Future tie-ins “The Power of Love” and “Back in Time.” The group was so...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18751-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> Brewers vs. Giants - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18752-brewers-vs-giants-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers complete their three-game series against the San Francisco Giants this afternoon with a 1:10 p.m. game. Marco Estrada is scheduled to make the start.]]> Curren$y w/ The Jets, Smoke DZA, Fiend 4 Da Money and Corner Boy P - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18745-curren%2524y-w_-the-jets-smoke-dza-fiend-4-da-money-and-corner-boy-p-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Curren$y has an odd pedigree for a rapper currently enjoying acclaim in indie-rap circles. The New Orleans native did time on Master P's No Limit Records when that label was well past its heyday, and then joined Lil Wayne's Young Money...]]> Huey Lewis and the News - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18746-huey-lewis-and-the-news-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html A band that recalls the '80s in the best way possible, Huey Lewis and the News ran the charts with singles like “Hip to Be Square” and the Back to the Future tie-ins “The Power of Love” and “Back in Time.” The group was so...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18747-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Brewers vs. Giants - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18748-brewers-vs-giants-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Brewers continue their three-game series against the San Francisco Giants tonight. Shaun Marcum is scheduled to make the start.]]> John Nichols - Tonight @ Boswell Book Co., 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18733-john-nichols-tonight-a-boswell-book-co-7-pm.html Catalyzed by Gov. Scott Walker's ambush assault on state workers' collective bargaining rights last February, tens of thousands of teachers, firefighters...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18734-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18735-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit...]]> Brewers vs. Giants - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18736-brewers-vs-giants-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Randy Wolf's last start for the Brewers wasn't so pretty. He'll hope for better luck on home turf when he takes the mound tonight to begin the team's...]]> Sassy Mamas - Today @ Marcus Center, 4 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18730-sassy-mamas-today-a-marcus-center-4-pm.html Playwright Celeste Bedford Walker has won an NAACP Image Award for her sensitive portrayal of African-American characters, and she brings that same delicate touch...]]> Veronica's Position - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18731-veronicas-position-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's...]]> Brewers vs. Twins - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18732-brewers-vs-twins-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html Coming off of two of his best starts as a Brewer, Zack Greinke takes the mound for the team this afternoon as they complete their series against the Minnesota...]]> Rebuild Wisconsin Festival - Tonight @ Washington Park Bandshell, 2-6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18724-rebuild-wisconsin-festival-tonight-a-washington-park-bandshell-2-6-pm.html In just a few weeks, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will challenge Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in the first gubernatorial recall election in state history...]]> Marilyn Manson w/ The Pretty Reckless - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18725-marilyn-manson-w_-the-pretty-reckless-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html As his relevance dwindled after the late '90s, when he was briefly the most controversial musician in America, Marilyn Manson remained a public figure...]]> Ace Hood - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18726-ace-hood-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-730-pm.html Ace Hood is nobody's idea of a great rapper, except perhaps for DJ Khaled, who signed the fellow Floridian to his We the Best Music Group and helped nurture...]]> Rick Springfield - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18727-rick-springfield-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Rick Springfield's career began promisingly enough, with the handsome, young Australian singer-songwriter scoring kind reviews and early buzz with...]]> Sassy Mamas - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18728-sassy-mamas-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Playwright Celeste Bedford Walker has won an NAACP Image Award for her sensitive portrayal of African-American characters, and she brings that same delicate...]]> Brewers vs. Twins - Tonight @ Miller Park, 3:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18729-brewers-vs-twins-tonight-a-miller-park-310-pm.html Yovani Gallardo makes the start for the Brewers as the team continues its series against the Minnesota Twins this afternoon...]]> Here We Go Magic w/ Hospitality and Dori Zori - Tonight @ Stonefly Brewing Co., 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18716-here-we-go-magic-w_-hospitality-and-dori-zori-tonight-a-stonefly-brewing-co-9-pm.html The Brooklyn indie-rock band Here We Go Magic is the brainchild of musician Luke Temple, who on the group's first two albums, 2009's Here We Go Magic...]]> Whose Live Anyway - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18717-whose-live-anyway-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Since the improv comedy show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” left the airwaves in the mid-2000s, its cast members have been touring behind live shows featuring...]]> Rick Springfield - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18718-rick-springfield-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Rick Springfield's career began promisingly enough, with the handsome, young Australian singer-songwriter scoring kind reviews and early buzz with his...]]> Veronica's Position - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18719-veronicas-position-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-8-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy...]]> Tony & Tina's Wedding - Today @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18720-tony-amp-tinas-wedding-today-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Still running strong after 20 years off Broadway, the hit participatory comedy Tony & Tina's Wedding invites audiences to take part in the mock...]]> Sassy Mamas - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18721-sassy-mamas-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Playwright Celeste Bedford Walker has won an NAACP Image Award for her sensitive portrayal of African-American characters, and she brings that same delicate...]]> Brewers vs. Twins - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18722-brewers-vs-twins-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Marco Estrada takes the mound for the Milwaukee Brewers as the team begins a three-game series against the Minnesota Twins tonight...]]> The Moth - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18706-the-moth-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html A sort of poetry slam without poetry—or, for that matter, slamming—The Moth was conceived in 1997 as an evening of storytelling, with each performer recounting...]]> Rick Springfield - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18707-rick-springfield-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Rick Springfield's career began promisingly enough, with the handsome, young Australian singer-songwriter scoring kind reviews and early buzz with...]]> Harold Eppley - Tonight @ Boswell Book Co., 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18708-harold-eppley-tonight-a-boswell-book-co-7-pm.html Who better to write about the trials and tribulations of churchgoers than a minister? Harold Eppley, author and pastor of Milwaukee's Lincoln Park Lutheran...]]> Veronica's Position - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18709-veronicas-position-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-730-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy...]]> Tony & Tina's Wedding - Today @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18710-tony-amp-tinas-wedding-today-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Still running strong after 20 years off Broadway, the hit participatory comedy Tony & Tina's Wedding invites audiences to take part in the mock...]]> Michelle Shocked - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18690-michelle-shocked-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html As her stage name suggests, alternative-folk singer Michelle Shocked is fond of surprises. Many of her studio albums, from 1989's Captain Swing (which she recorded with a full big band) to 2005's Got No Strings (a collection of...]]> The Black Keys w/ Arctic Monkeys - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18689-the-black-keys-w_-arctic-monkeys-tonight-a-bradley-center-730-pm.html There are blues-rock bands that only salt their music with the blues, and then there are bands that absolutely bathe their albums in the blues. The Black Keys are in the latter camp. For a band that was once saddled with comparisons to The...]]> Veronica's Position - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18691-veronicas-position-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-730-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's Position is a contemporary farce involving a famous pair of middle-aged...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18692-alwayshellippatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> The Polyphonic Spree - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18677-the-polyphonic-spree-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Polyphonic Spree traded in their colorful, gospel-choir robes for more menacing militia uniforms to promote their latest disc, 2007's The Fragile Army, but the sunny vibrations so central to the band's sound haven't gone...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18678-alwayshellippatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18679-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18680-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18663-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Amy Ray w/ The Shadowboxers - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18662-amy-ray-w_-the-shadowboxers-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have come a long way since Strange Fire, their 1987 debut as Indigo Girls, broke into the world of mainstream pop with its hit “Closer to Fine.” Indigo Girls have remained one of the most popular folk-rock...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18664-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water, explores how the classical elements...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18665-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Grouplove w/ Reptar - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18657-grouplove-w_-reptar-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html It seems like every six months or so there's a new euphoric, ridiculously catchy, kind of shouty synth-pop song storming alternative radio playlists. The latest is “Tongue Tied,” a giddy, neon-lit romp from the Los Angeles band Grouplove's 2011...]]> Willy Porter and Patty Larkin - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18658-willy-porter-and-patty-larkin-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Milwaukee-raised Patty Larkin grew up with the piano, but she became an eminent guitar player after teaching herself in high school and then honing her jazz-based style at the Berklee College of Music. Larkin's urban-infused folk-pop...]]> Quintron and Miss Pussycat w/ Cave and Catacombz - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18659-quintron-and-miss-pussycat-w_-cave-and-catacombz-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Since 1994 under the pseudonym Quintron, inventor and former nightclub organist Robert Rolston has performed at his own private New Orleans club, the Spellcaster Lodge, and patented inventions like the Spit Machine, the Disco Light Machine and...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Tonight @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18660-brewers-vs-cubs-tonight-a-miller-park-110-pm.html Veronica's Position - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18647-veronicas-position-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-8-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy...]]> DJ Abilities w/ The Hollowz and AUTOMatic - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18652-dj-abilities-w_-the-hollowz-and-automatic-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Minneapolis' DJ Abilities is now on the road as an unwilling solo artist, following the tragic death of his longtime collaborator, battle rapper Eyedea, in 2010. As Eyedea & Abilities, the two left behind a rich recorded legacy...]]> Chris Botti - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18653-chris-botti-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-730-pm.html Jazz sales aren't what they used to be, but those lean times haven't hurt Chris Botti's sales much. The jazz-pop trumpeter, who has performed with Paul Simon, Aretha Franklin and Natalie Cole, among many others, is a reliable top-seller...]]> Veronica's Position - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18654-veronicas-position-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-4-and-8-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's Position is a contemporary farce involving a famous pair of middle-aged...]]> Sassy Mamas - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18655-sassy-mamas-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Playwright Celeste Bedford Walker has won an NAACP Image Award for her sensitive portrayal of African-American characters, and she brings that same delicate touch to her depiction of women of a certain age in her romantic comedy Sassy...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Today @ Miller Park, 12:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18656-brewers-vs-cubs-today-a-miller-park-1210-pm.html Shaun Marcum makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers this afternoon as the team plays an early game against the Chicago Cubs.]]> Steve Winwood w/ Bobby Long - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18645-steve-winwood-w_-bobby-long-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-730-pm.html Prolific rocker Steve Winwood was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 for his work with the prog-rock outfit Traffic, and it's not inconceivable...]]> K.D. Lang - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18646-kd-lang-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Without a doubt the most commercially successful openly gay female country singer of all time, K.D. Lang long ago stopped limiting her albums to strict country...]]> Sassy Mamas - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18648-sassy-mamas-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Playwright Celeste Bedford Walker has won an NAACP Image Award for her sensitive portrayal of African-American characters, and she brings that same delicate...]]> Brewers vs. Cubs - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18649-brewers-vs-cubs-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Randy Wolf will attempt to help the Brewers break their funk when he takes the mound for the team tonight to start a three game series against the Chicago Cubs...]]> Roster McCabe w/ SLM - Tonight @ Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18635-roster-mccabe-w_-slm-tonight-a-miramar-theatre-9-pm.html The Minneapolis quintet Roster McCabe is familiar with Milwaukee by now, having played several sets at Summerfest and semi-regular shows at clubs including...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18636-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18637-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit...]]> Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature - Today @ Latino Arts Inc. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18638-painting-borges-art-interpreting-literature-today-a-latino-arts-inc.html More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting...]]> Poliça w/ Collections of Colonies of Bees - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7;30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18622-poli%25C3%25A7a-w_-collections-of-colonies-of-bees-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Twin Cities producer Ryan Olson was one of the driving creative forces behind Gayngs, the sprawling 25-member soft-rock collective that included members...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18623-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18624-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit...]]> Brewers vs. Reds - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18625-brewers-vs-reds-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html Brewers ace Zack Greinke makes the start for the team this afternoon when they complete their three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds...]]> Incubus - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18609-incubus-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html When Incubus first emerged as a cultural force in the late-'90s, they were lumped together with other alt-metal acts like Korn and Trapt, which made sense...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18610-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18611-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Brewers vs. Reds - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18612-brewers-vs-reds-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html With Chris Narveson out for the season, Marco Estrada makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers tonight when they play game two of a three-game set against...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18597-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of...]]> Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18598-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18599-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Brewers vs. Reds - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18600-brewers-vs-reds-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html After a rough road trip that saw the team losing first baseman Mat Gamel to a knee injury, the Brewers return home tonight to begin a series against the...]]> Wishbone Ash - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18592-wishbone-ash-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html As sometimes happens to long-running classic rock bands that endure complicated lineup changes, there are now two competing touring formations of the seminal...]]> Milwaukee Underground Film Festival - Today @ Peck School of the Arts Kenilworth Studio, 3 and 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18593-milwaukee-underground-film-festival-today-a-peck-school-of-the-arts-kenilworth-studio-3-and-6-pm.html Now in its 12th year, the student-curated Milwaukee Underground Film Festival is an open call for all short films experimental, bizarre, nonlinear or otherwise...]]> Veronica's Position - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18594-veronicas-position-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18595-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> Beer and a Movie: The Goonies - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 5:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18583-beer-and-a-movie-the-goonies-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-530-pm.html Critics were lukewarm on Richard Donner's adventure comedy The Goonies when it was released in 1985, ranking it as one of the lesser Steven Spielberg...]]> Milwaukee Underground Film Festival - Today @ Walker's Point Center for the Arts, 5 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18584-milwaukee-underground-film-festival-today-a-walkers-point-center-for-the-arts-5-and-8-pm.html Now in its 12th year, the student-curated Milwaukee Underground Film Festival is an open call for all short films experimental, bizarre, nonlinear or otherwise...]]> Veronica's Position - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18585-veronicas-position-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-4-and-8-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's...]]> International Pop Overthrow Festival - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18586-international-pop-overthrow-festival-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-8-pm.html Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18587-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-4-and-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> Aziz Ansari - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18575-aziz-ansari-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-6-pm.html A full-time gig on NBC's consistently brilliant “Parks and Recreation,” where he plays the small-time government employee and aspiring entertainment mogul...]]> Field Report w/ Lisa Ridgely and the Fainting Room, and Chris DeMay - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18576-field-report-w_-lisa-ridgely-and-the-fainting-room-and-chris-demay-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-9-pm.html The artists formerly known as Conrad Plymouth, Field Report, have attracted major buzz outside of the city for their forthcoming album, which was recorded...]]> International Pop Overthrow Festival - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18577-international-pop-overthrow-festival-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-8-pm.html Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition...]]> Leon Redbone - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18578-leon-redbone-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Old-timey music is the new swing revival, with a small movement of young bands dressing up in kitschy, 1930s costumes and puffing out dusty jazz and ragtime...]]> Milwaukee Underground Film Festival - Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18579-milwaukee-underground-film-festival-tonight-a-uwm-union-theatre-7-pm.html Now in its 12th year, the student-curated Milwaukee Underground Film Festival is an open call for all short films experimental, bizarre, nonlinear or otherwise...]]> Veronica's Position - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18580-veronicas-position-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-8-pm.html As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's...]]> International Pop Overthrow Festival - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18565-international-pop-overthrow-festival-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-8-pm.html Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition—pretty much any group playing melodic...]]> Exhibit Opening: Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18566-exhibit-opening-harnessing-the-elements-earth-wind-fire-and-water-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum-3-pm.html UWM Museum Studies students conclude their two year graduate program this spring with a new exhibit at the Milwaukee Public Museum. The exhibit, Harnessing the Elements: Earth, Wind, Fire and Water...]]> Othello - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18567-othello-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18568-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching...]]> Old 97's w/ Sam Roberts Band - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18548-old-97s-w_-sam-roberts-band-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Though they'll always be best known as an alt-country band, the Old 97's have covered more territory than that restrictive label suggests. Their 2008 album, Blame It On Gravity, was especially expansive, touching on Latin rock and...]]> Sleepy Sun and Moss Folk - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18549-sleepy-sun-and-moss-folk-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Perhaps motivated by encouraging reviews of their 2009 debut, Embrace, San Francisco freak-rockers Sleepy Sun pushed their druggy, psychedelic rock into even more extreme directions on 2010's Fever, a claustrophobic record that...]]> Othello - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18550-othello-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18551-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Melvins w/ Unsane - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18536-melvins-w_-unsane-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Melvins' massive, sluggish metal was a prime influence on Seattle's late-'80s grunge scene, and Nirvana in particular, so when Kurt Cobain's band broke, he returned the favor. With his endorsement, Melvins landed a deal with Atlantic...]]> Bo Burnham - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18535-bo-burnham-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Internet goofball Bo Burnham was one of the early breakout stars of YouTube, where videos of the then-teenager singing about white supremacists and Helen Keller spread quickly. Comedy Central, never one to miss a chance to capitalize...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18537-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18538-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Augustana w/ Greylag - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18523-augustana-w_-greylag-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html San Diego rockers Augustana's 2005 debut album All The Stars and Boulevards was a fast-seller, thanks to its weepy big hit “Boston,” which Sheldon from “The Big Bang Theory” memorably described as the perfect fit for “a...]]> Born To Be Wild - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, multiple showtimes http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18524-born-to-be-wild-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-multiple-showtimes.html Tissue isn't required to attend a screening of the IMAX documentary Born To Be Wild, but it might not be a bad idea to bring some along: This story of two animal-rescue missions is very touching. This uplifting documentary follows two...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18525-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18526-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18518-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18519-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18520-alwayspatsy-cline-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18521-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be...]]> Florence and the Machine w/ Blood Orange - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18513-florence-and-the-machine-w_-blood-orange-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Florence and the Machine can credit much of their stateside recognition to a Cinderella moment: The art-pop group was picked from relative obscurity to perform among much bigger names at MTV's 2010 Video Music Awards. The smartly...]]> The Life and Times w/ Sleepcomesdown and Disguised as Birds - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18514-the-life-and-times-w_-sleepcomesdown-and-disguised-as-birds-tonight-a-cactus-club-945-pm.html Allen Epley spent the better part of a decade on the road with his clench-jawed Kansas City indie-rock band Shiner, a project that mellowed considerably over its run as it evolved to explore moodier, more atmospheric sounds on its records...]]> Terminal Milwaukee: The Crawford/Ex Fabula Project - Tonight @ Alverno College's Pitman Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18515-terminal-milwaukee-the-crawford_ex-fabula-project-tonight-a-alverno-colleges-pitman-theatre-8-pm.html A dyed-in-the-wool Milwaukeean, WMSE station manager Tom Crawford has spent his whole life in the city, working odd jobs and living in many of its neighborhoods. Tales from that life have made him a favorite at the Ex Fabula storytelling...]]> Cinematic Titanic - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18516-cinematic-titanic-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-6-pm.html The cult comedy program “Mystery Science Theater 3000” ended its run in 1999, but alums of the B-movie-mocking show have moved on to two similarly styled projects. Mike Nelson and the show's late-period cast started the downloadable audio...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18517-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-4-and-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> Juniper Tar w/ Surgeons in Heat - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18504-juniper-tar-w_-surgeons-in-heat-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Milwaukee folk-rock stalwarts Juniper Tar celebrate the release of their latest full length, Since Before, tonight with a show at the Turner Hall Ballroom...]]> Rich Kidz - Tonight @ 618 Live on Water, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18505-rich-kidz-tonight-a-618-live-on-water-9-pm.html Atlanta's Rich Kidz began several years ago as a teen ensemble, but has since whittled down to the duo of rappers Yung PU and Skateboard Skooly...]]> Lisa Gatewood - Tonight @ Sugar Maple, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18506-lisa-gatewood-tonight-a-sugar-maple-9-pm.html Like her kindred spirit and sometimes collaborator Heidi Spencer, folk-pop singer Lisa Gatewood's songs play like a series of deep, heavenly sighs...]]> Cinematic Titanic - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18507-cinematic-titanic-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-6-pm.html The cult comedy program “Mystery Science Theater 3000” ended its run in 1999, but alums of the B-movie-mocking show have moved on to two similarly styled...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18508-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> Gladys Knight - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18492-gladys-knight-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Gladys Knight and the Pips recorded a number of minor hits for Motown in the mid-to-late '60s, but it wasn't until the group left the label that they...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18493-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18494-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18495-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will...]]> Don Rickles - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18471-don-rickles-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html The days of Don Rickles rolling with the Rat Pack and presiding over celebrity roasts are long over, but that doesn't mean Rickles has lost his snarky touch. The venerable insult comic is as audacious as he was in his heyday. Now 85...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18472-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18473-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> Brewers vs. Houston Astros - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18474-brewers-vs-houston-astros-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their three-game series against the Houston Astros this afternoon with a 1:10 p.m. game.]]> Don Rickles - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18467-don-rickles-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html The days of Don Rickles rolling with the Rat Pack and presiding over celebrity roasts are long over, but that doesn't mean Rickles has lost his snarky touch. The venerable insult comic is as audacious as he was in his heyday. Now 85...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18468-alwayshellippatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-630-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18469-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Brewers vs. Houston Astros - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18470-brewers-vs-houston-astros-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the Houston Astros this evening with a 7:10 p.m. game at Miller Park.]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18455-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18456-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina BarneyThe Europeans: Photographs by Tina BarneyThe Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18457-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barneythe-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barneythe-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Brewers vs. Houston Astros - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. (Greinke) http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18458-brewers-vs-houston-astros-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm-%2528greinke%2529.html The Brewers begin a three-game series against the Houston Astros tonight. Ace Zack Greinke, who has still never lost a game at Miller Park, takes the mound.]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18451-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> Athletes for Autism - Today @ Blu, 4 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18450-athletes-for-autism-today-a-blu-4-pm.html Milwaukee's highest cocktail lounge, Blu at the Pfister Hotel, hosts a benefit fund-raiser for National Autism Awareness Month. Celebrities including Green Bay Packers cornerback Jarrett Bush, former Milwaukee Bucks defensive powerhouse...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18452-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18453-brewers-vs-colorado-rockies-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers complete their three-game series against the Colorado Rockies this afternoon with a 6:10 p.m. game. All fans will receive a Jonathan Lucroy bobblehead.]]> Record Store Day - Tonight @ Various Locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18446-record-store-day-tonight-a-various-locations.html For the fifth straight year, musicians will release a slew of exclusive, limited-edition CDs, records and DVDs solely through independent record stores as part of Record Store Day, an effort to assist brick-and-mortar institutions that have...]]> Rachel Maddow - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18447-rachel-maddow-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Rachel Maddow's agreeable demeanor and gentle sense of humor distinguish her from most of the hothead hosts that dominate prime-time news networks. Her “Rachel Maddow Show” is as zippy and entertaining as anything else on MSNBC, and though she's unabashedly liberal, she's first and foremost a policy wonk who loves a...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18448-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Set in a wealthy Victorian home, the play...]]> Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies - Tonight @ Miller Park, 6:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18449-brewers-vs-colorado-rockies-tonight-a-miller-park-610-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game series against the Colorado Rockies this evening with a 6:10 p.m. game.]]> Earth Day Celebration - Tonight @ Market Street Corridor, 11 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18436-earth-day-celebration-tonight-a-market-street-corridor-11-am.html Earth Day has special ties to our state, as Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson founded the holiday in 1970 as an environmental teach-in. The event is now observed in more than 170 countries. Today the city commemorates Earth Day with an 11 a.m.-1...]]> Daniel Tosh - Tonight @ Milwaukee Theatre, 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18435-daniel-tosh-tonight-a-milwaukee-theatre-7-pm-and-930-pm.html Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert get all the buzz among the chattering classes, but fellow Comedy Central comedian Daniel Tosh regularly tops both in the ratings with his droll roundup of viral videos, “Tosh.0.” Though he largely avoids...]]> Mavis Staples w/ Shemekia Copeland - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18437-mavis-staples-w_-shemekia-copeland-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Soul great Mavis Staples will always be best known for her work with The Staple Singers, a group that recorded a string of great records throughout the '60s and '70s and scored the hit “I'll Take You There,” but her underappreciated...]]> Milwaukee's Taste of Great Brewers - Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Museum, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18438-milwaukees-taste-of-great-brewers-tonight-a-harley-davidson-museum-6-pm.html Milwaukee Beer Week returns this week, with literally dozens of tastings, cheese pairings and special dinners taking place at bars and restaurants throughout the county through April 27. Milwaukee's Taste of Great Brewers at the Harley...]]> One Time - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18439-one-time-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-8-pm.html David Cecsarini directs the world premiere of Richard Lyons Conlon's drama One Time in a production developed in part at Chicago Dramatists. Linda Stephens stars in this story of a man and woman at a park bench who strike a friendship by...]]> Brewers vs. Colorado Rockies - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18440-brewers-vs-colorado-rockies-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers begin a three-game series against the Colorado Rockies tonight with a 7:10 p.m. game. Shaun Marcum is scheduled to start.]]> Miranda Lambert w/ Chris Young and Jerrod Niemann - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18422-miranda-lambert-w_-chris-young-and-jerrod-niemann-tonight-a-bradley-center-730-pm.html In 2003, Miranda Lambert auditioned for the first season of the country-centric “American Idol” knockoff “Nashville Star.” The singer only placed third...]]> Nick Lowe w/ Paul Cebar - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18423-nick-lowe-w_-paul-cebar-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Elvis Costello's cover of Nick Lowe's “(What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding” turned the song into a hit, but it was Curtis Stigers...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18424-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl...]]> Brewers vs. Dodgers - Today @ Miller Park, 12:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18425-brewers-vs-dodgers-today-a-miller-park-1210-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers wrap up their three game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 12:10 p.m. game this afternoon.]]> Cults w/ Mrs. Magician and Spectrals - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18405-cults-w_-mrs-magician-and-spectrals-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Manhattan indie-pop duo Cults charmed music blogs with their 2010 debut single “Go Outside,” a sunshine-soaked tower of double-dipped cotton candy heavily indebted to '60s girl groups. On the strength of that perfect summer pop...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18406-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18407-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Brewers vs. Dodgers - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18408-brewers-vs-dodgers-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has never lost a home start at Miller Park. He'll look to keep that remarkable streak alive when the Brewers continue their three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers tonight.]]> Best of Milwaukee Web Awards Party - Tonight @ The Wherehouse, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18395-best-of-milwaukee-web-awards-party-tonight-a-the-wherehouse-6-pm.html This winter, the Shepherd Express and expressmilwaukee.com asked readers to vote for their favorite Milwaukee-area websites, blogs, Twitter personalities and tech-savvy businesses for the second annual Best of Milwaukee Web Awards. The...]]> Kittie w/ Blackguard, Bonded by Blood and Candy Machine Guns - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18396-kittie-w_-blackguard-bonded-by-blood-and-candy-machine-guns-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Kittie earned considerable press in the late-'90s for the obvious novelty factor: They were four cute women playing nu-metal, a genre dominated by chest-beating men. The quartet softened its sound on the 2007 release Funeral for...]]> Always...Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18397-alwayspatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> Brewers vs. Dodgers - Tonight @ Miller Park, 7:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18398-brewers-vs-dodgers-tonight-a-miller-park-710-pm.html Yovani Gallardo makes the start for the Milwaukee Brewers today when the team returns home to begin a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18382-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18383-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater,4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18384-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18385-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Death Cab for Cutie w/ Magik*Magik Orchestra and Low - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18378-death-cab-for-cutie-w_-magik%252Amagik-orchestra-and-low-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Death Cab for Cutie's 1998 studio debut, Something About Airplanes, introduced yet another charming little Pacific Northwest band infinitely indebted to Built to Spill's wobbly, heartsick guitar-pop. With its nasally cries, clumsy...]]> West Side Story - Today @ Marcus Center, 1 and 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18379-west-side-story-today-a-marcus-center-1-and-630-pm.html Playwright and director Arthur Laurents conceived West Side Story as a clash between Roman Catholics and Jews; supposedly, Leonard Bernstein's love for Latin-Caribbean music transformed the story into the familiar struggle between...]]> One Time - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18380-one-time-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-7-pm.html Strange and compelling stories have sprung from the basic setup of two actors and a park bench on a stage. Richard Lyons Conlon takes this premise in an interesting direction in the drama One Time. In a world premiere developed...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18381-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> Ceremony w/ Get Rad, Shock Value and Pretty Wounds - Tonight @ Borg Ward, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18372-ceremony-w_-get-rad-shock-value-and-pretty-wounds-tonight-a-borg-ward-7-pm.html Most hardcore bands would rather flame out than grow up, but those that keep going after they've exhausted their initial, youthful muse can often stumble...]]> The English Beat w/ The Invaders - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18373-the-english-beat-w_-the-invaders-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html It's an unwritten rule that if a band exists on- and off-again long enough without making any new music, eventually it will splinter into two bands...]]> The Cave Singers w/ Absolutely, Greatest Lakes, Icarus Himself and Slow Walker - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18374-the-cave-singers-w_-absolutely-greatest-lakes-icarus-himself-and-slow-walker-tonight-a-cactus-club-7-pm.html Neither Pretty Girls Make Graves nor Hint Hint were known for restraint or subtlety, so it was a surprise when members of those wild-eyed indie-rock...]]> David Zambrano's Soul Project - Today @ Milwaukee School of Engineering's Kern Center, 3 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18375-david-zambranos-soul-project-today-a-milwaukee-school-of-engineerings-kern-center-3-and-8-pm.html Director David Zambrano collaborates with a cast of seven dancers from Mozambique, Slovenia, Greece, Slovakia, the U.S. and Venezuela for his latest...]]> Blue October w/ Girl in a Coma and Justin Furstenfeld - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18376-blue-october-w_-girl-in-a-coma-and-justin-furstenfeld-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html The Texas modern-rock quintet Blue October draws from the lighter sounds of late-'90s alternative rock. With their swooning choruses and post-grunge angst...]]> West Side Story - Today@ Marcus Center, 2 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18377-west-side-story-todaya-marcus-center-2-and-8-pm.html Playwright and director Arthur Laurents conceived West Side Story as a clash between Roman Catholics and Jews; supposedly, Leonard Bernstein's love...]]> Rodrigo y Gabriela w/ C.U.B.A. and Bobby Long - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18364-rodrigo-y-gabriela-w_-cuba-and-bobby-long-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html The virtuosic Mexican guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela was versatile enough to be tapped for a Robert Rodriguez soundtrack and a Nightmare Before Christmas...]]> Rupa & The April Fishes - Tonight @ South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18365-rupa-the-april-fishes-tonight-a-south-milwaukee-performing-arts-center-730-pm.html Singer Rupa Marya and her ensemble Rupa & The April Fishes hail from San Francisco, but their music takes cues from all around the world, drawing from...]]> Asleep at the Wheel - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18366-asleep-at-the-wheel-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-9-pm.html Since their inception in the '70s, Austin's Asleep at the Wheel have been the most devout torchbearers of the Western swing style of country music popularized...]]> West Side Story - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18367-west-side-story-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Playwright and director Arthur Laurents conceived West Side Story as a clash between Roman Catholics and Jews; supposedly, Leonard Bernstein's love...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18368-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> Rickie Lee Jones - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18355-rickie-lee-jones-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Decades into a career of recording everything from jazz to pop to R&B, Rickie Lee Jones continues to throw curveballs to her fans. Her 1997 record...]]> West Side Story - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18356-west-side-story-tonight-a-marcus-center-730-pm.html Playwright and director Arthur Laurents conceived West Side Story as a clash between Roman Catholics and Jews; supposedly, Leonard Bernstein's...]]> One Time - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18357-one-time-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-730-pm.html Strange and compelling stories have sprung from the basic setup of two actors and a park bench on a stage. Richard Lyons Conlon takes this premise in an...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18358-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18359-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> One Time - Today @ Next Act Theatre, 1 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18343-one-time-today-a-next-act-theatre-1-and-730-pm.html David Cecsarini directs the world premiere of Richard Lyons Conlon's drama One Time in a production developed in part at Chicago Dramatists. Linda Stephens stars in this story of a man and woman at a park bench who strike a friendship by...]]> Juniper Tar w/ Trapper Schoepp and Black Eagle Child - Tonight @ Hotel Foster, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18342-juniper-tar-w_-trapper-schoepp-and-black-eagle-child-tonight-a-hotel-foster-8-pm.html In the lead up to the group's April 27 album release show at the Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee folk-rockers will play a weekly residency at Hotel Foster through April 18. Each Wednesday the band will perform some old songs, tease some...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18344-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-130-and-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18345-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18332-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music. The group, which features members of Milwaukee bands De La Buena and Stealin...]]> Mike Fredrickson - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18331-mike-fredrickson-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-10-pm.html A longtime fixture of the Milwaukee music scene, roots-rocker Mike Fredrickson clocked time with two cult bands, The Spanic Boys and The Mosleys, before launching a quiet solo career in the 2000s. His talents caught the attention of...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18333-alwayshellippatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18334-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit, “Cleopatra: The...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18320-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18318-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18319-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18321-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Nero w/ Dillion Francis - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18310-nero-w_-dillion-francis-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html As dubstep continues its commercial surge, a simple pattern has emerged: The genre's biggest acts are also its loudest ones. That's certainly the case for the fast-rising Nero, a London duo that measures right up there with Skrillex on the...]]> One Time - Today @ Next Act Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18311-one-time-today-a-next-act-theatre-2-pm.html David Cecsarini directs the world premiere of Richard Lyons Conlon's drama One Time in a production developed in part at Chicago Dramatists. Linda Stephens stars in this story of a man and woman at a park bench who strike a friendship by...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18312-alwayshellippatsy-cline-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> Brewers vs. Cardinals - Today @ Miller Park, 1:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18313-brewers-vs-cardinals-today-a-miller-park-110-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers complete their three-game season opening series against last year's World Series winners, the St. Louis Cardinals, this afternoon with a 1:10 p.m. game at Miller Park.]]> Colin O'Brien w/ Chicken Wire Empire - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18302-colin-obrien-w_-chicken-wire-empire-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-8-pm.html A longtime staple of Milwaukee pubs and open-mic nights, singer-songwriter Colin O'Brien—also a member of the bluegrass band Salt Creek—recently left the city behind in favor of Nashville, Tenn., where he recorded his latest album, After...]]> Mason Jennings w/ The Pines - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18303-mason-jennings-w_-the-pines-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Mason Jennings was raised in Pennsylvania after moving from Hawaii at a young age, but his folk-pop nonetheless retains the tropical flavor and whimsical spirit of his home state. His balmy tunes about easy love and playful carousing...]]> Guster w/ Jeff Garlin - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18304-guster-w_-jeff-garlin-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Following the jam-band business model even though they don't much care for jamming, alt-rockers Guster have gradually built their following by encouraging tape trading and touring colleges like the one they formed at two decades ago...]]> Othello - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18305-othello-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-4-and-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director Mark Clements, the production mixes ancient text with present-day iconography—it's set...]]> One Time - Today @ Next Act Theatre, 4:30 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18306-one-time-today-a-next-act-theatre-430-and-8-pm.html David Cecsarini directs the world premiere of Richard Lyons Conlon's drama One Time in a production developed in part at Chicago Dramatists. Linda Stephens stars in this story of a man and woman at a park bench who strike a friendship by...]]> Brewers vs. Cardinals - Today @ Miller Park, 3:05 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18307-brewers-vs-cardinals-today-a-miller-park-305-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers continue their three-game season opening series against last year's World Series winners, the St. Louis Cardinals, this afternoon with a 3:05 p.m. game at Miller Park.]]> Opening Day - Today @ Miller Park, 3:10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18296-opening-day-today-a-miller-park-310-pm.html The Milwaukee Brewers' most successful season in a quarter-century left fans wondering whether the team would be able to follow it up, especially now that...]]> Lucero w/ William Elliott Whitmore - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18297-lucero-w_-william-elliott-whitmore-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html It's almost a shame to lump in Lucero with all those other alt-country bands, since instead of the passive folk and timid retro-twang that predominate...]]> Giada De Laurentiis - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18298-giada-de-laurentiis-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html The petite and photogenic chef behind Food Network programs like “Everyday Italian” and “Giada at Home,” Giada De Laurentiis has made a career out of...]]> Hip-Hop Hates Illiteracy - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18299-hip-hop-hates-illiteracy-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html So far local rap promoter JC Poppe's “Hip-Hop Hates” series has taken on MS, breast cancer and HIV. The latest installment sets its sights on a different...]]> One Time - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18300-one-time-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-8-pm.html David Cecsarini directs the world premiere of Richard Lyons Conlon's drama One Time in a production developed in part at Chicago Dramatists...]]> Othello - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18301-othello-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> Youth Lagoon w/ Blessed Feathers and Porcelain Raft - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18284-youth-lagoon-w_-blessed-feathers-and-porcelain-raft-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html It's funny how a little bit of talent is all it takes to make even some of the most exhausted sounds feel new again. Released last year through Fat Possum...]]> Dinosaur Feathers w/ Shy Mirrors and Control - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18285-dinosaur-feathers-w_-shy-mirrors-and-control-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Recalling the summer harmonies of The Beach Boys, the polyrhythmic diversions of Vampire Weekend and the experimental wanderings of Animal Collective...]]> Cornmeal w/ The Giving Tree Band - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18286-cornmeal-w_-the-giving-tree-band-tonight-a-shank-hall-9-pm.html From their humble beginnings as a house band in Chicago, the progressive-bluegrass ensemble Cornmeal grew an audience that allowed them to play...]]> Othello - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18287-othello-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice with this production of one of Shakespeare's later works, Othello. Directed by Rep artistic director...]]> One Time - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18288-one-time-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-8-pm.html David Cecsarini directs the world premiere of Richard Lyons Conlon's drama One Time in a production developed in part at Chicago Dramatists. Linda Stephens...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18289-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be...]]> Shabazz Palaces w/ Prophetic and The Dope Folks DJs - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18269-shabazz-palaces-w_-prophetic-and-the-dope-folks-djs-tonight-a-mad-planet-930-pm.html As a general rule, rappers don't get many chances to reinvent themselves. Once they're known quantities, the public rarely sees them in a new light, which is part of the reason MC Hammer and Vanilla Ice's various makeover attempts have...]]> Juniper Tar w/ Paul Cebar, Hugh Masterson and Joe Crocket - Tonight @ Hotel Foster, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18270-juniper-tar-w_-paul-cebar-hugh-masterson-and-joe-crocket-tonight-a-hotel-foster-8-pm.html In the lead up to the group's April 27 album release show at the Turner Hall Ballroom, Milwaukee folk-rockers will play a weekly residency at Hotel Foster through April 18. Each Wednesday the band will perform some old songs, tease some...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18271-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Set in a wealthy Victorian home, the play...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18272-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds w/ Mona - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18258-noel-gallaghers-high-flying-birds-w_-mona-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html After two turbulent decades marked by in-fighting between co-leaders Liam and Noel Gallagher, Oasis finally split in 2009. Most of the band continued on as Beady Eye, a Beatles- and Stones-minded band designed to let Liam live out his...]]> Absolutely w/ Male Bondage and Lord Brain - Tonight @ Riverwest Public House, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18259-absolutely-w_-male-bondage-and-lord-brain-tonight-a-riverwest-public-house-7-pm.html The Milwaukee trio Absolutely isn't beholden to any lone form of punk. Instead, the group cribs generously from melodic post-hardcore, spry math-rock, combustible emo, riff-heavy stoner rock and winking grunge. That may read like a...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18260-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-630-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Set in a wealthy Victorian home, the play...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18261-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Reptar w/ Quiet Hooves and Canopies - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18203-reptar-w_-quiet-hooves-and-canopies-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html The Athens, Ga., quartet Reptar earned fast comparisons to Animal Collective and the Talking Heads for their lively, synth-drenched art-pop. On May 1, the group will release its first full-length, a follow-up to their Oblangle Fizz...]]> Cornel West - Tonight @ UWM Student Union, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18204-cornel-west-tonight-a-uwm-student-union-7-pm.html For decades, Dr. Cornel West has been one of the country's go-to experts on matters of race relations. The scholar and early supporter of Barack Obama has been in the news frequently as his criticisms of the president have sharpened...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18205-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18206-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Art Kumbalek 25th Anniversary Party w/ Brewhaus Polka Kings - Tonight @ The Uptowner, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18192-art-kumbalek-25th-anniversary-party-w_-brewhaus-polka-kings-tonight-a-the-uptowner-2-pm.html One of Milwaukee's finest corner taps celebrates the 25th anniversary of Art Kumbalek's esteemed column for the Shepherd Express. For a quarter century, Kumbalek has been weighing in on the pressing social issues of our time...]]> Mike Epps - Tonight @ Milwaukee Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18193-mike-epps-tonight-a-milwaukee-theatre-8-pm.html If it weren't for Chris Tucker declining to return to his role as Smokey for the sequel to the 1995 cult classic Friday, the world might not know Mike Epps the way it does today. Although he has been featured for his stand-up on Def...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Today @ The Boulevard Theatre, 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18194-this-lime-tree-bower-today-a-the-boulevard-theatre-230-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18195-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Set in a wealthy Victorian home, the play...]]> A Prairie Home Companion - Today @ Milwaukee Theatre, 4:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18187-a-prairie-home-companion-today-a-milwaukee-theatre-445-pm.html For more than three decades, Garrison Keillor has played ringmaster to “A Prairie Home Companion,” a live radio broadcast built around the eclectic characters of fictional Lake Wobegon, Minn. The show usually airs from the Fitzgerald Theater...]]> Fine Line Magazine release party - Tonight @ Live Artist Studios, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18188-fine-line-magazine-release-party-tonight-a-live-artist-studios-8-pm.html Created by Milwaukee art enthusiasts and former Armoury Gallery proprietors Cassandra Smith and Jessica Steeber, the quarterly Fine Line Magazine is an art magazine in the most literal sense—not a magazine about art so much...]]> John Hodgman w/ Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18189-john-hodgman-w_-kevin-murphy-and-bill-corbett-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html “Daily Show” contributor and personified PC computer John Hodgman projects an unmistakable sort of smarmy authority, which he's exploited in a series of fictional almanacs loaded with false information. Tonight Hodgman appears behind...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18190-daddy-long-legs-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given a new and wonderful life thanks to the well-paced direction and well-written...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18191-alwayshellippatsy-cline-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-4-and-8-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> WMSE Presents Cover Milwaukee - Tonight @ Todd Wehr Auditorium, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18182-wmse-presents-cover-milwaukee-tonight-a-todd-wehr-auditorium-8-pm.html Coming off of its successful Keep Live Music on WMSE fundraising campaign, WMSE celebrates more than three decades of Milwaukee music with this all-ages...]]> Spoof Fest 2012 - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18183-spoof-fest-2012-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-9-pm.html Spoof Fest has been paying loving homage to rock and pop bands of all stripes through gentle parody for nearly two decades. Since its early years at the Globe...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Today @ The Boulevard Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18184-this-lime-tree-bower-today-a-the-boulevard-theatre-8-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18185-daddy-long-legs-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given...]]> Always…Pasty Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18186-alwayshellippasty-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Pasty Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks w/ Harmonious Wail - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18171-dan-hicks-and-the-hot-licks-w_-harmonious-wail-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Dan Hicks has been playing for half a century, and although his 1969 debut LP with His Hot Licks, Original Recordings, wasn't much of a success...]]> Alex de Grassi: "A Story of Floating Weeds" - Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18172-alex-de-grassi-a-story-of-floating-weeds-tonight-a-uwm-union-theatre-7-pm.html Alex de Grassi has literally written the book on fingerstyle guitar, or at least one of them. This month he released The Alex de Grassi Fingerstyle Guitar...]]> Stacy Riedel - Tonight @ Indulge, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18173-stacy-riedel-tonight-a-indulge-7-pm.html It was only in 2010 that Milwaukee novelist Stacy Riedel published her first book, The King Is Dead, about the effect that a father's death has...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18174-daddy-long-legs-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given...]]> Hunx And His Punx w/ Heavy Cream and Holy Shit! - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18159-hunx-and-his-punx-w_-heavy-cream-and-holy-shit_-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Hunx and His Punx frontman Seth Bogart is gay in both senses of the word, and with his band he writes enthusiastic, garage-punk songs about lovesick youth...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18160-alwayshellippatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18161-daddy-long-legs-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-and-730-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18162-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will...]]> B.B. King - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18146-bb-king-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html It's easy to take B.B. King for granted. For more than 60 years the elder statesman of blues has been touring rigorously, barely slowing down even as he entered his 80s. It was a sobering moment, then, when the widely influential...]]> Always…Patsy Cline - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18147-alwayshellippatsy-cline-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Patsy Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above many country singers of her time with the rich depth of her voice. The audience is...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18148-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18149-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Delicate Steve w/ The Fatty Acids - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18136-delicate-steve-w_-the-fatty-acids-tonight-a-mad-planet-10-pm.html Around the same time that neighboring New York bands like Vampire Weekend and Dirty Projectors were playing with polyrhythmic African pop, New Jersey songwriter Steve Marion was toying with similar pop. The results are captured on...]]> B.B. King - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18137-bb-king-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html It's easy to take B.B. King for granted. For more than 60 years the elder statesman of blues has been touring rigorously, barely slowing down even as he entered his 80s. It was a sobering moment, then, when the widely influential...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18138-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina BarneyThe Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18139-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barneythe-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Kevin Smith - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18131-kevin-smith-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-630-pm.html Outspoken filmmaker Kevin Smith inspires such devotion from his fans that he's made something of a second career out of talking about being Kevin Smith. The Clerks director's frequent Q&A appearances, where he geeks about his work..]]> Mike Doughty - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18130-mike-doughty-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Mike Doughty has a love/hate relationship with his '90s alt-rock band Soul Coughing. On the one hand, the group gave him his first taste of fame, thanks to hits like “Super Bon Bon” and “Circles,” and laid the groundwork for the low-key...]]> B.B. King - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18132-bb-king-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html It's easy to take B.B. King for granted. For more than 60 years the elder statesman of blues has been touring rigorously, barely slowing down even as he entered his 80s. It was a sobering moment, then, when the widely influential...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Today @ The Boulevard Theatre, 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18133-this-lime-tree-bower-today-a-the-boulevard-theatre-230-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> Jane's Addiction w/ Black Box Revelation - Tonight @ The Rave, 8:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18125-janes-addiction-w_-black-box-revelation-tonight-a-the-rave-830-pm.html Perhaps no band better bridged the chasm between sleazy, Sunset Strip glam-metal and arty alternative rock better than Jane's Addiction, the group that helped lay the groundwork for what frontman Perry Farrell described as “the Alternative...]]> Andrew Bird w/ Eugene Mirman - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18126-andrew-bird-w_-eugene-mirman-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Andrew Bird first gained exposure in the late '90s as a member of the neo-swing movement, playing with bands like the Squirrel Nut Zippers. By his 2001 album with his band Bowl of Fire, The Swimming Hour, though, he had moved beyond...]]> The Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18127-the-pink-floyd-laser-spectacular-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-730-pm.html Save for the occasional reunion concert—which the band asserts they won't do anymore—Pink Floyd may be long gone, but laser shows built around their music, like the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular, which plays at the Riverside Theater...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18128-daddy-long-legs-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given a new and wonderful life thanks to the well-paced direction and well-written...]]> The Chosen - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18129-the-chosen-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-4-and-8-pm.html In Tandem Theatre produces an adaptation of Chaim Potok's classic 1967 novel about two Jewish boys growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, against the backdrop of the second World War. Their friendship is tested after the creation of the state of...]]> Andrew W.K. w/ Math the Band and Aleister X - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18119-andrew-wk-w_-math-the-band-and-aleister-x-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html In the decade since his major-label debut I Get Wet made him an instant icon, hard-rock animal Andrew W.K. has followed some curious whims...]]> Boyz II Men - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18120-boyz-ii-men-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Thanks to a steady succession of powerhouse hits in the '90s, including the mega-ballads “I'll Make Love to You” and “End of the Road,” Boyz II Men still...]]> Henry Rollins - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18121-henry-rollins-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Punk icon Henry Rollins cut his teeth on hardcore music, fronting Black Flag and then Rollins Band, but these days he has another outlet for his anger: spoken...]]> Trapper Schoepp and the Shades w/ Archie Powell and the Exports and The Ragadors - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18122-trapper-schoepp-and-the-shades-w_-archie-powell-and-the-exports-and-the-ragadors-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-9-pm.html Milwaukee songwriter Trapper Schoepp sounded wise beyond his years on his 2010 album with his band the Shades, Lived and Moved, which they recorded...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18123-daddy-long-legs-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given...]]> Delta Spirit w/ Waters - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18106-delta-spirit-w_-waters-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html A whiff of the sinister ran through Delta Spirit's revival-spiked indie rock on the California group's 2010 full-length, History From Below, with songs...]]> Megafaun w/ Field Report - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18107-megafaun-w_-field-report-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html The North Carolina by way of Eau Claire trio Megafaun resides at the more experimental side of the bearded and flannelled indie-folk movement, having...]]> The Wailers w/ J Boog - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18108-the-wailers-w_-j-boog-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html The Wailers complemented Bob Marley's reggae sound the same way that the J.B.s laid down the funk for James Brown, augmenting his voice with just the right...]]> The Chosen - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18109-the-chosen-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-730-pm.html In Tandem Theatre produces an adaptation of Chaim Potok's classic 1967 novel about two Jewish boys growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, against the backdrop of...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18110-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Directed by Sandy Ernst, the Milwaukee Rep's production of Always…Pasty Cline casts Kelley Faulkner in the lead role of Cline, who stood above...]]> Daddy Long Legs - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18092-daddy-long-legs-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html Based on the 1912 novel by Jean Webster (which became a musical comedy in 1955 starring Fred Astaire and Leslie Caron), Daddy Long Legs has been given...]]> The Chosen - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18093-the-chosen-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-730-pm.html In Tandem Theatre produces an adaptation of Chaim Potok's classic 1967 novel about two Jewish boys growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, against the backdrop...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18094-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18095-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be...]]> Bare Wires w/ Midnight Reruns and Slow Walker - Tonight @ Quarters Rock 'N Roll Palace, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18081-bare-wires-w_-midnight-reruns-and-slow-walker-tonight-a-quarters-rock-n-roll-palace-9-pm.html As the leader of the trio Bare Wires, Oakland musician Matthew Melton records scruffy garage-pop tunes with an emphasis on the “pop.” His songs share the same...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater,4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18082-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18083-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18084-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the Next...]]> David Wax Museum w/ Nick Stuart and Allen Cote - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18067-david-wax-museum-w_-nick-stuart-and-allen-cote-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Like so many singer-songwriters adored by the Paste Magazine/NPR set, David Wax plays folk, but instead of sticking just to American folk-music forms, he also plays with Mexican folk traditions. Accompanied in his David Wax Museum...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18068-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX Dome Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18069-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-dome-theater-430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program "Storm Chasers," set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18070-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html "The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney" offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> William Shatner - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18062-william-shatner-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-6-pm.html William Shatner scored the role of a lifetime in 1966, when he was cast as the iconic "Star Trek" hero Captain Kirk. Even after that show's success, though, he never shook the overdrive work ethic he had picked up from his 15 years as a...]]> The Meditations - CANCELED http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18063-the-meditations-canceled.html The Wailers weren't the only group that backed Bob Marley. Some of the reggae legend's better tunes were recorded with the backing of the vocal trio The Meditations, including "Punky Reggae Party" and "Rastaman Live Up." Following...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Today @ The Boulevard Theatre, 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18064-this-lime-tree-bower-today-a-the-boulevard-theatre-230-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> South Bridge - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18065-south-bridge-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html To save his life, a man must uncover the truth about the death of a widow with whom he has been involved and whom he is accused of murdering. The man is black; the woman is white. Reginald Edmund's twisting drama South Bridge, set in...]]> Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour - Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18057-michael-jackson-the-immortal-world-tour-tonight-a-the-bradley-center-8-pm.html Cirque du Soleil became the latest company to pay tribute to the late King of Pop with its new production Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour. Directed by Jamie King, who has created stage shows for Madonna and Rihanna, the...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Tonight @ The Boulevard Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18058-this-lime-tree-bower-tonight-a-the-boulevard-theatre-8-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> Gaelic Storm - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18059-gaelic-storm-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html A cameo in James Cameron's 1997 weeper Titanic-performing "An Irish Party in Third Class" as the ship's steerage band-helped establish Gaelic Storm as one of the more popular Celtic-rock touring acts. The bagpipe- and bouzouki-assisted...]]> The Tossers w/ We Are The Union - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18060-the-tossers-w_-we-are-the-union-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html While not as commercially successful in their genre as contemporaries the Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly, The Tossers formed years before those bands, in 1993 in Chicago's Irish south side neighborhoods. Rowdy and raucous, The...]]> Faster Pussycat - Tonight @ Whammy Bar, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18061-faster-pussycat-tonight-a-whammy-bar-9-pm.html Most '80s hair-metal survivors are careful not to rock the boat, afraid of alienating the faithful that head out to see them play the hits. When singer Taime Downe reformed his old Los Angeles glam-metal group Faster Pussycat...]]> 1984 - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18048-1984-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Michael Gene Sullivan's adaptation of 1984 taps into the disturbing universal elements of George Orwell's dystopian classic. The play consists...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18049-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18050-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour - Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18051-michael-jackson-the-immortal-world-tour-tonight-a-the-bradley-center-8-pm.html Cirque du Soleil became the latest company to pay tribute to the late King of Pop with its new production Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour...]]> Absolutely w/ The Plurals, Lord Brain and Two Houses - Tonight @ Riverwest Public House, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18052-absolutely-w_-the-plurals-lord-brain-and-two-houses-tonight-a-riverwest-public-house-9-pm.html The Milwaukee trio Absolutely isn't beholden to any lone form of punk. Instead, the group cribs generously from melodic post-hardcore, spry math-rock...]]> G. Love & Special Sauce w/ Scott H. Biram - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18036-g-love-amp-special-sauce-w_-scott-h-biram-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Rapping, blues-loving Philadelphia singer-songwriter Garrett Dutton, aka G. Love, scored an early novelty hit with the single “My Baby's Got Sauce” from G. Love...]]> Toots and The Maytals w/ The Constellations - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18037-toots-and-the-maytals-w_-the-constellations-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Throughout the '60s and '70s, Toots and The Maytals recorded a slew of ska, rocksteady and reggae hits that remain mainstays of the Jamaican songbook...]]> Trace Adkins - Tonight @ Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18038-trace-adkins-tonight-a-riverside-theater-7-pm.html “Ladies Love Country Boys,” Trace Adkins argued in one of his many big singles, and Adkins' impressive sales support that claim. Tonight the KFC-endorsing...]]> 1984 - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18039-1984-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Michael Gene Sullivan's adaptation of 1984 taps into the disturbing universal elements of George Orwell's dystopian classic. The play consists of...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18040-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18027-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-130-and-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Set in a wealthy Victorian home, the play...]]> Levon Helm Band - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18012-levon-helm-band-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Singer-drummer Levon Helm has always been a collaboration-minded musician. With his legendary rock group The Band he famously backed Bob Dylan and played with a who's-who of great artists. He would later join an early incarnation of Ringo...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18013-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18028-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Levon Helm Band - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18007-levon-helm-band-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Singer-drummer Levon Helm has always been a collaboration-minded musician. With his legendary rock group The Band he famously backed Bob Dylan and played with a who's-who of great artists. He would later join an early incarnation of Ringo...]]> South Bridge - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18008-south-bridge-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html To save his life, a man must uncover the truth about the death of a widow with whom he has been involved and whom he is accused of murdering. The man is black; the woman is white. Reginald Edmund's twisting drama South Bridge, set in...]]> Ex Fabula: 'Piece of Cake' - Tonight @ Bay View Brew Haus, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18009-ex-fabula-piece-of-cake-tonight-a-bay-view-brew-haus-730-pm.html The popular storytelling series Ex Fabula invites local figures to share autobiographical, five-minute stories in front of a live audience (no notes allowed), usually around a theme that's intentionally vague, leaving plenty of...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18010-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-18011-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Eisley - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17993-eisley-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Eisley's 2005 debut album Room Noises was as perky and optimistic of an indie-pop record as you'd expect from a band comprised of four young siblings and their cousin, but Eisley's songwriting has taken darker turns as the band has...]]> South Bridge - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17994-south-bridge-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html To save his life, a man must uncover the truth about the death of a widow with whom he has been involved and whom he is accused of murdering. The man is black; the woman is white. Reginald Edmund's twisting drama South Bridge, set in...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17995-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17996-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Yellow Ostrich w/ 1,2,3 and Adam Helwin - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17988-yellow-ostrich-w_-123-and-adam-helwin-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Since he recorded his catchy, experimental indie-pop album The Mistress primarily in his Lawrence University apartment early last year, Yellow Ostrich singer-songwriter Alex Schaaf has expanded his band into a three-piece group...]]> Buckwheat Zydeco w/ Leroy Airmaster - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17989-buckwheat-zydeco-w_-leroy-airmaster-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html Perhaps the most popular modern accordionist outside of “Weird Al” Yankovic, Stanley Dural Jr., better known as Buckwheat Zydeco, is one of the primary ambassadors of zydeco music. The Louisianan Creole blues master first cut his...]]> Hot Tuna - onight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17990-hot-tuna-onight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Formed as a side project of Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna is the 1970s musical love child of Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen, the two founding and current members. The band opened for Jefferson Airplane, playing their covers along with...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Today @ The Boulevard Theatre, 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17991-this-lime-tree-bower-today-a-the-boulevard-theatre-230-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> A Thousand Words - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17992-a-thousand-words-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-pm.html Written by Wisconsin-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice, A Thousand Words is a winning collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater Company of Madison. The play focuses on the work of renowned photographer Walker...]]> The Grand Slam Charity Jam ft. Smash Mouth - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17982-the-grand-slam-charity-jam-ft-smash-mouth-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-5-pm.html A slew of celebrities and performers will appear at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino for a grand-scale event raising money for multiple area charities, including Hometown Heroes and the LeRoy Butler Foundation. The headlining event is a...]]> Alabama Shakes w/ Herman Astro - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17983-alabama-shakes-w_-herman-astro-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html Athens, Ala., rockers Alabama Shakes made a fast impression with their gleefully howled homage to Southern soul and gospel-blues, as evidenced by the interest in this sold-out concert. A short, self-titled EP last fall has generated excitement...]]> Eddie Griffin - Tonight @ Jokerz Comedy Club, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17984-eddie-griffin-tonight-a-jokerz-comedy-club-730-pm-and-10-pm.html Known for his cutting social observations and over-the-top impressions, including an infamous bit that imagines a crack-addicted Michael Jackson, Eddie Griffin hinges much of his raunchy comedy on biting racial satire. After getting his...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Tonight @ The Boulevard Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17985-this-lime-tree-bower-tonight-a-the-boulevard-theatre-8-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> A Thousand Words - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17986-a-thousand-words-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-4-and-8-pm.html Written by Wisconsin-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice, A Thousand Words is a winning collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater Company of Madison. The play focuses on the work of renowned photographer Walker...]]> 1984 - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17987-1984-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Michael Gene Sullivan's adaptation of 1984 taps into the disturbing universal elements of George Orwell's dystopian classic. The play consists of two extended interrogation scenes separated by an intermission in a vivid Project...]]> John Prine - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17973-john-prine-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html John Prine started his career unassumingly, delivering mail in Maywood, Ill., before Kris Kristofferson noticed him at open mics in Chicago. The folk...]]> Astronautalis w/ Busdriver and Jel - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17974-astronautalis-w_-busdriver-and-jel-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Seattle rapper Astronautalis rhymes in a mellow, rhythmic flow that owes much to spoken-word poetry over laid-back beats that take cues from rootsy indie-rock...]]> Eddie Griffin - Tonight @ Jokerz Comedy Club, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17975-eddie-griffin-tonight-a-jokerz-comedy-club-730-pm-and-10-pm.html Known for his cutting social observations and over-the-top impressions, including an infamous bit that imagines a crack-addicted Michael Jackson, Eddie Griffin...]]> 1984 - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17976-1984-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Michael Gene Sullivan's adaptation of 1984 taps into the disturbing universal elements of George Orwell's dystopian classic. The play consists...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17977-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl, In the...]]> A Thousand Words - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17978-a-thousand-words-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html Written by Wisconsin-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice, A Thousand Words is a winning collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater...]]> Colin Hay w/ Grace Weber - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17966-colin-hay-w_-grace-weber-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html A familiar face from the early days of MTV, Colin Hay affably fronted the Australian pop band Men at Work, scoring a handful of lighthearted Police...]]> Lyle Lovett w/ John Hiatt - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17967-lyle-lovett-w_-john-hiatt-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Lyle Lovett knows that great songwriting can be a means to an end, one that reaches out and touches audiences. The long, tall Texan, who's won several...]]> Roger Clyne (solo) w/ Jim Hoehn - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17968-roger-clyne-%2528solo%2529-w_-jim-hoehn-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html While “King of the Hill” reruns probably keep royalties flowing to Roger Clyne, who penned the show's theme song with his '90s country-rock band...]]> 1984 - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17969-1984-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html Michael Gene Sullivan's adaptation of 1984 taps into the disturbing universal elements of George Orwell's dystopian classic. The play consists...]]> In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17970-in-the-next-room-%2528or-the-vibrator-play%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep closes its Stiemke Studio season with a production of a historical comedy by popular contemporary playwright Sarah Ruhl...]]> Gomez w/ Hey Rosetta - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17942-gomez-w_-hey-rosetta-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Gomez broke big in the late '90s, when the English quintet won the United Kingdom's most prestigious music award, the Mercury Prize, for their 1998 debut, Bring It On. Though their appeal stateside took root first in the jam band...]]> The Chosen - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17943-the-chosen-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-pm.html In Tandem Theatre produces an adaptation of Chaim Potok's classic 1967 novel about two Jewish boys growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, against the backdrop pof the second World War. Their friendship is tested after the creation of the state of...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17944-to-kill-a-mockingbird-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. An ensemble provides vocal scoring to a brilliantly...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17945-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Tony Bennett - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17933-tony-bennett-tonight-a-marcus-center-730-pm.html As anybody who has ever seen VH1 knows, music history is packed with great comeback tales, but few have been more remarkable than Tony Bennett's. Popular throughout the '50s and '60s, the pop and jazz crooner fell upon hard times...]]> 88Nine Radio Milwaukee Music Awards and Networking Party - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17934-88nine-radio-milwaukee-music-awards-and-networking-party-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-6-pm.html 88Nine Radio Milwaukee honors the winners of its listener-choice Milwaukee Music Awards tonight with a party featuring performances from some of the nominated artists: The Delta Routine, Boy Blue, Logic & Raze, Trapper Schoepp & the Shades...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Today@ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17935-to-kill-a-mockingbird-todaya-milwaukee-repertory-theater-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. An ensemble provides vocal scoring to a brilliantly...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17936-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Whitehorse w/ Nora Collins - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17924-whitehorse-w_-nora-collins-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html The Canadian folk duo Whitehorse is the collaboration between singer-songwriters Melissa McClelland and Luke Doucet, both veterans of Six Shooter Records...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17925-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17926-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17927-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Gabriel Iglesias - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17918-gabriel-iglesias-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-6-pm.html With the notable exception of Robin Williams during his A Night at the Met period, few comedians have pulled off Hawaiian shirts. For Gabriel Iglesias, though, those aloha shirts are more of a practical choice than a fashion...]]> VNV Nation w/ Straftanz - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17919-vnv-nation-w_-straftanz-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html An electronic duo founded in London, VNV Nation divides its time between pop-influenced dance and trance songs marked by serene synthesizers and harsher, more industrial songs that are nonetheless suited for the dance floor. Their 2007...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Today @ The Boulevard Theatre, 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17920-this-lime-tree-bower-today-a-the-boulevard-theatre-230-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> A Thousand Words - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17921-a-thousand-words-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-pm.html Written by Wisconsin-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice, A Thousand Words is a winning collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater Company of Madison. The play focuses on the work of renowned photographer Walker...]]> The Chosen - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17922-the-chosen-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-pm.html In Tandem Theatre produces an adaptation of Chaim Potok's classic 1967 novel about two Jewish boys growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, against the backdrop pof the second World War. Their friendship is tested after the creation of the state of...]]> Asher Roth w/ Dylan Fout and The Cranberry Show - Tonight @ The Rave, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17911-asher-roth-w_-dylan-fout-and-the-cranberry-show-tonight-a-the-rave-5-pm.html Weezer-sampling, Eminem-lionizing rapper Asher Roth introduced himself to radio listeners with “I Love College,” the 2009 breakout single that laid out his M.O.: He loves college, he loves drinking, he loves smoking, he loves women. He's that...]]> 3 Feet High and Rising Anniversary Party - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17912-3-feet-high-and-rising-anniversary-party-tonight-a-mad-planet-10-pm.html De La Soul's 1989 debut, 3 Feet High and Rising, remains one of hip-hop's great works—a record that didn't merely expand the boundaries of what a rap album could sound like, but eliminated them completely. For their monthly retro hip-hop...]]> Brian Regan - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17913-brian-regan-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Brian Regan makes a pretty mild first impression. At first he seems no different from all the good-guy, dad-type comedians who landed bland sitcoms in the '90s. The subjects of his observational comedy are decidedly pedestrian, too. He riffs...]]> The Milwaukee Admirals w/ Styx - Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17914-the-milwaukee-admirals-w_-styx-tonight-a-the-bradley-center-730-pm.html The art-rock band Styx scored some of the biggest—and longest—hits of the '70s and '80s, including stadium staples like “Lady,” “Too Much Time on My Hands” and their signature epic, “Come Sail Away.” After more than four decades together...]]> Riverwest Follies - Tonight @ Falcon Bowl, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17915-riverwest-follies-tonight-a-falcon-bowl-7-pm.html Sir Pinkerton Xyloma of the entertainment troupe Dead Man's Carnival hosts the seventh annual Riverwest Follies, a production directed by local writer and Shepherd Express contributor Tea Krulos. The night will include roughly 20...]]> This Lime Tree Bower - Tonight @ The Boulevard Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17916-this-lime-tree-bower-tonight-a-the-boulevard-theatre-8-pm.html The Boulevard Theatre's latest production is the Milwaukee premiere of This Lime Tree Bower, a trio of interconnected monologues by Irish playwright Conor McPherson. This drama tells the story of three people coming of age in...]]> A Thousand Words - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17917-a-thousand-words-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-4-and-8-pm.html Written by Wisconsin-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice, A Thousand Words is a winning collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater Company of Madison. The play focuses on the work of renowned photographer Walker...]]> Reverend Horton Heat w/ Larry and His Flask and Goddamn Gallows - Tonight @ Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17904-reverend-horton-heat-w_-larry-and-his-flask-and-goddamn-gallows-tonight-a-miramar-theatre-9-pm.html Few bands have ever been more intrinsically linked to a specific sub-genre than Reverend Horton Heat has been to punkabilly. The Cramps may have set the stage...]]> Harp Blow Out - POSTPONED http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17905-harp-blow-out-postponed.html Four of Milwaukee's harmonica greats will take turns showcasing their chops on this blues bill at Shank Hall. Steve Cohen, Matthew Skoller and Benny Rickun will...]]> A Thousand Words - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17906-a-thousand-words-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html Written by Wisconsin-based playwright Gwendolyn Rice, A Thousand Words is a winning collaboration between Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and Forward Theater...]]> The Chosen - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17907-the-chosen-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-8-pm.html In Tandem Theatre produces an adaptation of Chaim Potok's classic 1967 novel about two Jewish boys growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, against the backdrop pof...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17908-to-kill-a-mockingbird-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee...]]> Joan Rivers - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17891-joan-rivers-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Regular appearances on “The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” and many other comedy and variety television shows made Joan Rivers a household name in the...]]> Dave Alvin - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17892-dave-alvin-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Although Dave Alvin helped charge the roots-rock scene in the early '80s with groups like The Blasters and The Knitters, commercial success evaded him...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17893-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17894-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will...]]> Peter Frampton - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17846-peter-frampton-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html After stints as a session player for greats like George Harrison, Harry Nilsson and Jerry Lee Lewis, Peter Frampton released four solo albums before his breakthrough 1976 concert LP, Frampton Comes Alive!, but none of them...]]> The Del Fuegos w/ Semi-Twang - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17847-the-del-fuegos-w_-semi-twang-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html With their charged, vaguely rootsy, no-frills rock 'n' roll, The Del Fuegos were Boston's answer to The Replacements throughout the '80s—and much like The Replacements, the group had difficulty fitting into the commercial landscape of...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17848-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works..]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17849-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17828-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17829-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17830-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17831-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17824-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17825-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Honest Monday - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17826-honest-monday-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-930-pm.html Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music with occasional guest musicians at the Jazz Estate. The...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17827-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> The Tripoli Shrine Circus - Today @ U.S. Cellular Arena, 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17820-the-tripoli-shrine-circus-today-a-us-cellular-arena-1030-am-3-pm-and-7-pm.html The Tripoli Shriners of Milwaukee have made a name for themselves through their community service and support of the Shriners Hospital for Children, but to many they're best known for their annual circus. Attractions include Polish-trained...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17821-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-2-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk waiting for his elderly aunt to die. When he comes to her side, he announces that...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17822-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17823-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Doomtree - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17815-doomtree-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-8-pm.html Hip-hop collectives don't get much more diverse than Minneapolis' Doomtree, a seven-member crew (five rappers, two producers) whose members come from all different backgrounds. It's a sign of how eclectic the crew is, then, that its...]]> Korn w/ Sluggo - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17817-korn-w_-sluggo-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html The seminal nü-metal group Korn was so popular by the late-'90s that their video for “Got the Life” became the first video ever to be retired by MTV's “Total Request Live.” Korn has struggled to recapture those commercial and critical...]]> Ron White - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17816-ron-white-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Ron White is the most ornery of the Blue Collar Comedy collective. Unlike peers Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall, White eschews the “dumb redneck” character and instead plays the cursing, “what's wrong with the world?”...]]> Protestant w/ Moon Curse and Iron Cages - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17818-protestant-w_-moon-curse-and-iron-cages-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Since 2004, Milwaukee's Protestant has been playing crusty, ornery thrash metal, growling harsh, cautionary tales about wasted lives. Last fall the group celebrated its 10th release, the 10-inch Stalemate, which they recorded...]]> The Tripoli Shrine Circus - Today @ U.S. Cellular Arena, 3 p.m., 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17819-the-tripoli-shrine-circus-today-a-us-cellular-arena-3-pm-730-pm.html The Tripoli Shriners of Milwaukee have made a name for themselves through their community service and support of the Shriners Hospital for Children, but to many they're best known for their annual circus. Attractions include Polish-trained...]]> The Promise Ring w/ The Celebrated Workingman - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. (Sold Out) http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17804-the-promise-ring-w_-the-celebrated-workingman-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm-%2528sold-out%2529.html The Promise Ring were a guiding force of the '90s emo movement and one of the great white hopes of the Milwaukee music scene before their breakup in 2002...]]> Milwaukee Admirals w/ Dropkick Murphys - Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17805-milwaukee-admirals-w_-dropkick-murphys-tonight-a-the-bradley-center-7-pm.html The Dropkick Murphys had already carved out a well-earned niche as one of the best of the Celtic punk bands when their roaring 2005 song “I'm Shipping Up to...]]> Mississippi Cactus - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17806-mississippi-cactus-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-10-pm.html For years, Mississippi Cactus was Milwaukee's rowdier answer to The Black Crowes, a hard-swaggering rock 'n' roll band with a reputation for packing clubs and...]]> Roster McCabe w/ Ifdakar - Tonight @ Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17807-roster-mccabe-w_-ifdakar-tonight-a-miramar-theatre-9-pm.html The Minneapolis quintet Roster McCabe is familiar with Milwaukee by now, having played several sets at Summerfest and semi-regular shows at clubs including the...]]> The Tripoli Shrine Circus - Today @ U.S. Cellular Arena, 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17808-the-tripoli-shrine-circus-today-a-us-cellular-arena-1030-am-730-pm.html The Tripoli Shriners of Milwaukee have made a name for themselves through their community service and support of the Shriners Hospital for Children, but to many...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17809-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-8-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> The Tripoli Shrine Circus - Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Arena, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17793-the-tripoli-shrine-circus-tonight-a-us-cellular-arena-7-pm.html The Tripoli Shriners of Milwaukee have made a name for themselves through their community service and support of the Shriners Hospital for Children, but to...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17794-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17795-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-730-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17796-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17797-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17779-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17780-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-730-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17781-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17782-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during...]]> Dirty Dozen Brass Band - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17771-dirty-dozen-brass-band-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html New Orleans brass bands were falling fast out of favor when the Dirty Dozen Brass Band formed in the late '70s, but the group not only helped to keep the...]]> Young the Giant w/ Walk the Moon - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17772-young-the-giant-w_-walk-the-moon-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html A band of shaggy-haired Californians that looks as if it's made up entirely of H&M models, Young the Giant is one of several popular groups bringing...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17773-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17774-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17755-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17756-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-730-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17757-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Bucks vs. Magic - Tonight @ The Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17758-bucks-vs-magic-tonight-a-the-bradley-center-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Orlando Magic at a 7 p.m. home game tonight.]]> WWE Elimination Chamber - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 6:45 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17750-wwe-elimination-chamber-tonight-a-bradley-center-645-pm.html WWE wrestling returns to Milwaukee tonight when the Bradley Center hosts its first ever Elimination Chamber broadcast, which will be carried live...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17751-to-kill-a-mockingbird-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of...]]> Anime Milwaukee - Tonight @ Hyatt Regency and Frontier Airlines Center http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17752-anime-milwaukee-tonight-a-hyatt-regency-and-frontier-airlines-center.html Founded by UW-Milwaukee student organization the Japanese Animation Association, Anime Milwaukee has grown into the state's largest anime convention...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Today @ Times Cinema, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17753-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-today-a-times-cinema-4-and-8-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> Drivin' N' Cryin' w/ Cream City Gypsys - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17745-drivin-n-cryin-w_-cream-city-gypsys-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Milwaukee native Kevn Kinney left the city behind in the mid-'80s to move to Atlanta and found the country-rock band Drivin' N' Cryin', and though that...]]> Taste of Greece - Tonight @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17746-taste-of-greece-tonight-a-annunciation-greek-orthodox-church-noon.html The annual Greek Fest has been a Milwaukee summer favorite for many years. The same foods and similar cultural displays will be offered in a more intimate...]]> Anime Milwaukee - Tonight @ Hyatt Regency and Frontier Airlines Center http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17747-anime-milwaukee-tonight-a-hyatt-regency-and-frontier-airlines-center.html Founded by UW-Milwaukee student organization the Japanese Animation Association, Anime Milwaukee has grown into the state's largest anime convention, attracting...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Today @ Times Cinema, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17748-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-today-a-times-cinema-4-and-8-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> Waiting - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17749-waiting-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The local theater company Fools For Tragedy returns to the Alchemist Theatre to presents Jordan Gwiazdowski's deconstruction of Samuel Beckett in Waiting...]]> Sammy Llanas - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17736-sammy-llanas-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-9-pm.html After spending more than a quarter-century as half of the songwriting team behind the Waukesha heartland-rock act the BoDeans, Sammy Llanas surprised fans by...]]> Anime Milwaukee - Tonight @ Hyatt Regency and Frontier Airlines Center http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17737-anime-milwaukee-tonight-a-hyatt-regency-and-frontier-airlines-center.html Founded by UW-Milwaukee student organization the Japanese Animation Association, Anime Milwaukee has grown into the state's largest anime convention, attracting...]]> Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17738-oscar-nominated-live-action-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html If you're a serious cinema buff, you've probably already seen The Artist and The Descendants by now. Unless you've earned some serious frequent...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17739-to-kill-a-mockingbird-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee...]]> Waiting - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17740-waiting-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The local theater company Fools For Tragedy returns to the Alchemist Theatre to presents Jordan Gwiazdowski's deconstruction of Samuel Beckett in Waiting...]]> The Daredevil Christopher Wright w/ Big Falls - Tonight @ Tonic Tavern, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17725-the-daredevil-christopher-wright-w_-big-falls-tonight-a-tonic-tavern-9-pm.html Eau Claire's The Daredevil Christopher Wright has proud ties to that city's biggest star: Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, who produced the band's 2009 debut...]]> Re:Generation - Tonight @ Multiple theaters http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17726-regeneration-tonight-a-multiple-theaters.html Amir Bar-Lev, director of the documentary My Kid Could Paint That, details the creative process of electronic producers and DJs who have been paired...]]> Justin Horn - Tonight @ Caroline's Jazz Club, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17727-justin-horn-tonight-a-carolines-jazz-club-8-pm.html Jazz vocalist Justin Horn resides in New Zealand, where he's pursuing a Ph.D. in philosophy of music at the University of Auckland, but he spends a considerable...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17728-to-kill-a-mockingbird-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's...]]> Waiting - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17729-waiting-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The local theater company Fools For Tragedy returns to the Alchemist Theatre to presents Jordan Gwiazdowski's deconstruction of Samuel Beckett in Waiting...]]> Karl Denson's Tiny Universe - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17705-karl-densons-tiny-universe-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html After a start playing saxophone for Lenny Kravitz, then fronting the '90s acid-jazz ensemble The Greyboy Allstars, Karl Denson hit jam-band gold with his eclectic ensemble Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. The group plays jazz-funk at its...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17706-to-kill-a-mockingbird-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-1-and-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. An ensemble provides vocal scoring to a brilliantly...]]> Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17708-oscar-nominated-animated-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html The Times Cinema hosts its annual screenings of some of the hardest Oscar-nominated films to see in theaters: the shorts. This week's Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films program, which will be followed next week by a program of...]]> Vigil - Today @ Next Act Theatre, 1 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17709-vigil-today-a-next-act-theatre-1-and-730-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk waiting for his elderly aunt to die. When he comes to her side, he announces that...]]> Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17699-oscar-nominated-animated-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html The Times Cinema hosts its annual screenings of some of the hardest Oscar-nominated films to see in theaters: the shorts. This week's Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films program, which will be followed next week by a program of...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17702-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17703-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17704-accidental-genius-art-from-the-anthony-petullo-collection-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Anthony Petullo, an avid outsider-art collector and philanthropist, gifted more than 300 works to the Milwaukee Art Museum, approximately 200 of which will be on display for this exhibition. Petullo's collection includes works by a variety of...]]> Black Power Mixtape - Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17684-black-power-mixtape-tonight-a-uwm-union-theatre-7-pm.html Concerned that American media was too biased to cover the Black Power movement properly, Swedish television journalists began following some of the movement's leaders, including Huey Newton, Stokely Carmichael and Angela Davis. Over the...]]> Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17685-oscar-nominated-animated-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html The Times Cinema hosts its annual screenings of some of the hardest Oscar-nominated films to see in theaters: the shorts. This week's Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films program, which will be followed next week by a program of...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17686-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Bucks vs. Heat - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17687-bucks-vs-heat-tonight-a-bradley-center-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Miami Heat tonight at a 7 p.m. home game.]]> Megadeth w/ Motörhead, Volbeat and Lacuna Coil - Tonight @ The Rave, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17680-megadeth-w_-motoumlrhead-volbeat-and-lacuna-coil-tonight-a-the-rave-630-pm.html Dave Mustaine may have been kicked out of Metallica decades ago, but he's doing all right for himself: He went on to form Megadeth, one of the most successful thrash metal bands of all time. They've also been the most productive of the...]]> Girlyman w/ Edie Carey - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17681-girlyman-w_-edie-carey-tonight-a-shank-hall-7-pm.html The folk trio Girlyman was embraced early in its career by Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls, who signed the gender-obsessed outfit to her indie label Daemon Records. The band specializes in the type of harmonic folk-pop epitomized by '60s groups...]]> Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17682-oscar-nominated-animated-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html The Times Cinema hosts its annual screenings of some of the hardest Oscar-nominated films to see in theaters: the shorts. This week's Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films program, which will be followed next week by a program of...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17683-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-7-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk waiting for his elderly aunt to die. When he comes to her side, he announces that...]]> Cowboy Mouth - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17674-cowboy-mouth-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html However fleetingly, Cowboy Mouth tasted success in the mid-'90s with their minor hit “Jenny Says,” a rollicking example of the group's rootsy alt-rock, and also the only one to experience radio exposure beyond college stations. Rather than...]]> Grease Sing-A-Long - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17675-grease-sing-a-long-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Released in 1978, near the height of 1950s nostalgia, and anchored by an iconic performance from John Travolta, Grease became the most commercially successful musical film of its time and the third-highest-grossing film of the...]]> Broadminded Buffet - Tonight @ Carte Blanche Studios, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17676-broadminded-buffet-tonight-a-carte-blanche-studios-8-pm.html Milwaukee's all-female sketch-comedy troupe Broadminded has a knack for taking everyday situations and drawing them out to absurdist extremes. Its latest two-hour show, “Broadminded Buffet,” features an assortment of live and video...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 4:30 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17677-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-430-and-8-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk waiting for his elderly aunt to die. When he comes to her side, he announces that...]]> Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17678-oscar-nominated-animated-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-pm.html The Times Cinema hosts its annual screenings of some of the hardest Oscar-nominated films to see in theaters: the shorts. This week's Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films program, which will be followed next week by a program of...]]> Bucks vs. Magic - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17679-bucks-vs-magic-tonight-a-bradley-center-8-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Orlando Magic tonight at an 8 p.m. home game.]]> O.A.R. w/ Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17668-oar-w_-stephen-kellogg-and-the-sixers-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Maryland's O.A.R. were early adopters of the Internet, which they used to grow a loyal fan base before there was Facebook or Myspace by encouraging their mostly...]]> The Tommy Castro Band w/ Bettye LaVette - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17669-the-tommy-castro-band-w_-bettye-lavette-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Evoking the spirit of guitar great B.B. King, Tommy Castro belts out soulful R&B tunes that run the gamut from downtrodden blues to upbeat funk. Castro began...]]> Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17670-oscar-nominated-animated-short-films-tonight-a-times-cinema-630-and-830-pm.html The Times Cinema hosts its annual screenings of some of the hardest Oscar-nominated films to see in theaters: the shorts. This week's Oscar-Nominated...]]> Railroad Earth - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17671-railroad-earth-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Taking their name from a Jack Kerouac short story, Railroad Earth fuses bluegrass, rock 'n' roll and occasional hints of jazz into their Grateful...]]> Broadminded Buffet - Tonight @ Carte Blanche Studios, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17672-broadminded-buffet-tonight-a-carte-blanche-studios-8-pm.html Milwaukee's all-female sketch-comedy troupe Broadminded has a knack for taking everyday situations and drawing them out to absurdist extremes. Its latest...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17673-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-8-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> Heartless Bastards w/ Hacienda - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17655-heartless-bastards-w_-hacienda-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-8-pm.html An endorsement from The Black Keys' Patrick Carney helped the Cincinnati garage-rock band Heartless Bastards land a home on Fat Possum Records...]]> Broadminded Buffet - Tonight @ Carte Blanche Studios, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17656-broadminded-buffet-tonight-a-carte-blanche-studios-8-pm.html Milwaukee's all-female sketch-comedy troupe Broadminded has a knack for taking everyday situations and drawing them out to absurdist extremes. Its latest...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17657-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-730-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> To Kill a Mockingbird - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17658-to-kill-a-mockingbird-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Rep creates a powerful stage drama from a classic of American literature, as it presents Christopher Sergel's stage adaptation of Harper Lee...]]> Jeff Mangum - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17640-jeff-mangum-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html The leader of the long-defunct band Neutral Milk Hotel, Jeff Mangum is a figure of almost J.D. Salinger-esque mythical proportions in indie-rock circles...]]> Ingram Hill w/ Matt Duke and Mikey Wax - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17641-ingram-hill-w_-matt-duke-and-mikey-wax-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html In the '90s a slew of vaguely rootsy alternative rock bands like the Gin Blossoms, Tonic and Matchbox Twenty brought the faintest bit of country...]]> Nikki Lane w/ Hugh Bob and the Hustle - Tonight @ Hotel Foster, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17642-nikki-lane-w_-hugh-bob-and-the-hustle-tonight-a-hotel-foster-9-pm.html Sprightly country revivalist Nikki Lane revisited the classic sounds of Loretta Lynn and Waylon Jennings on her debut album I Am Sound. Following...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17643-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17630-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17631-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17632-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17633-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> City and Colour w/ The Low Anthem - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17617-city-and-colour-w_-the-low-anthem-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Dallad Green does double duty, serving as frontman of the Canadian post-hardcore band Alexisonfire, and playing much softer, folker music under the alias City...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17618-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17619-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17620-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen...]]> Cedarburg Winter Festival - Today @ Downtown Cedarburg http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17613-cedarburg-winter-festival-today-a-downtown-cedarburg.html The theme for Cedarburg's 38th annual Winter Festival is based on the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. The two-day event will feature ice carvings, costumed...]]> Vigil - Today @ Next Act Theatre, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17614-vigil-today-a-next-act-theatre-2-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17615-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> Smith Westerns w/ Porcelain Raft and Bleached - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17609-smith-westerns-w_-porcelain-raft-and-bleached-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-8-pm.html On their no-budget, 2009 self-titled debut album, Chicago's Smith Westerns trafficked in youthful garage-pop, singing of good times and romantic...]]> Ira Glass - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17610-ira-glass-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Each week, more than 1 million listeners tune in to more than 500 public radio stations to hear “This American Life,” a pioneering program featuring stories...]]> Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana: La Pasión Flamenca - Tonight @ South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17611-flamenco-vivo-carlota-santana-la-pasioacuten-flamenca-tonight-a-south-milwaukee-performing-arts-center-730-pm.html One of the premier flamenco dance companies in the United States will perform traditional Spanish flamenco, with its extravagantly sensual duets, solos and...]]> Cedarburg Winter Festival - Today @ Downtown Cedarburg http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17612-cedarburg-winter-festival-today-a-downtown-cedarburg.html The theme for Cedarburg's 38th annual Winter Festival is based on the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. The two-day event will feature ice carvings, costumed...]]> Supersuckers w/ The Spittin' Cobras and The Pills - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17596-supersuckers-w_-the-spittin-cobras-and-the-pills-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-8-pm.html For nearly a quarter-century, Arizona's Supersuckers have served as punk's answer to cowboy-hat-wearing, meat-and-potatoes American rock 'n' roll. Like a lot of...]]> Carrie Rodriguez w/ Pieta Brown and Kelly Joe Phelps - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17597-carrie-rodriguez-w_-pieta-brown-and-kelly-joe-phelps-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Fiddlin' singer-songwriter Carrie Rodriguez has been in a collaborating mood lately. On her 2010 EP with Romantica frontman Ben Kyle, We Still Love Our...]]> Dark Star Orchestra - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17598-dark-star-orchestra-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html The members of Chicago-based Dark Star Orchestra consider themselves more than just a tribute band. They're musical historians, recreating historic set lists...]]> Vigil - Tonight @ Next Act Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17599-vigil-tonight-a-next-act-theatre-8-pm.html In Next Act Theatre's production of a Morris Panych's deeply human 1995 comedy Vigil, which runs through Feb. 26, Mark Ulrich stars as a bank clerk...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17600-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> Jeffrey Ross - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17587-jeffrey-ross-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-630-pm.html It takes a particularly likable kind of guy to be able to get away with saying horrible things to people's faces for a living. With his big, genuine smile...]]> Big Head Todd and The Monsters w/ Sammy Llanas - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17588-big-head-todd-and-the-monsters-w_-sammy-llanas-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Like fellow early-'90s breakouts the Spin Doctors and Rusted Root, Big Head Todd and The Monsters were a jam band before there was an organized jam scene...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17589-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17590-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that...]]> Aaron Neville - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17571-aaron-neville-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html For the last couple of decades, singer Aaron Neville has done double duty, continuing to tour (and occasionally record) with The Neville Brothers, a group...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17572-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17573-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17574-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17510-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17511-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17512-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17513-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17555-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music. The group, which features members of Milwaukee bands De La Buena and Stealin'...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17556-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17557-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that supported communities and supplied jobs makes reinvention a necessity. An...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17558-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received international acclaim, attention and awards. The museum is celebrating the 10th...]]> Remarkable Milwaukee 2012 - Today @ The Pabst Theater, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17494-remarkable-milwaukee-2012-today-a-the-pabst-theater-430-pm.html Historic Milwaukee, the organization behind the annual Doors Open Milwaukee event, has assembled a panel of more than a dozen local figures who have contributed to the city's economy or cultural prestige for a round-table...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17495-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17496-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that supported communities and supplied jobs makes reinvention a necessity. An...]]> Bucks vs. Pistons - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17497-bucks-vs-pistons-tonight-a-bradley-center-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks continue their three-game home stand with a 7 p.m. game against the Detroit Pistons tonight.]]> The Division 1 Experience - Tonight @ The Wherehouse, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17488-the-division-1-experience-tonight-a-the-wherehouse-7-pm.html Milwaukee native Rico Love, the Grammy-winning songwriter and producer behind recent hits for Usher, Kelly Rowland and Nelly, presents this showcase for the latest artist signed to his Division 1 label, the R&B singer Emjay. Love will...]]> Attack Attack! - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17489-attack-attack_-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html In addition to the loyal stable of fans they've built up over three albums, the Ohio metalcore band Attack Attack! also claims a different kind of Internet notoriety: They're the originators of a sort-of genre called “crabcore,” so...]]> Rear Window - Today @ The Times Cinema, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17490-rear-window-today-a-the-times-cinema-noon.html Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 Jimmy Stewart/Grace Kelly vehicle, wasn't just one of Hitchcock's most effective suspense films; it was the director's great treatise on what it feels like to be a movie viewer. Like...]]> Jitney - Today @ Marcus Center, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17492-jitney-today-a-marcus-center-3-pm.html Longtime Milwaukee theater fixture Andre Lee Ellis and his company have taken on one of playwright August Wilson's most intriguing works for their latest production. Jitney is the seventh of ten plays Wilson set in Pittsburgh's...]]> Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom - Today @ Alchemist Theatre, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17493-fortuna-the-time-bender-vs-the-schoolgirls-of-doom-today-a-alchemist-theatre-3-pm.html The latest and perhaps most ambitious production from Milwaukee writer-composer Jason Powell, Fortuna The Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom is a proudly campy spin on the contemporary superhero story, done in the style of a...]]> Pablove Benefit Concert - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17478-pablove-benefit-concert-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-5-pm.html Since losing his son Pablo to a Wilms' tumor, Milwaukee native Jeff Castelaz's Pablove Foundation has strived to increase awareness about childhood cancer and raise money for Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where Pablo underwent treatment...]]> Eastside Jazzfest 4 - Today @ Milwaukee Youth Arts Center, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17479-eastside-jazzfest-4-today-a-milwaukee-youth-arts-center-6-pm.html For its fourth installment, the Eastside Jazzfest, an ongoing series designed to showcase jazz artists from Milwaukee or with ties to the city, spotlights four unique acts from very different corners of the jazz world. Headlining is The Dan...]]> James Durbin w/ New Medicine and DoryDrive - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17481-james-durbin-w_-new-medicine-and-dorydrive-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Since Bo Bice, every season of “American Idol” has yielded a rock contestant. Last year's was James Durbin, a faux-hawked, power-voiced singer who, despite his struggles with both Tourette and Asperger syndromes, finished fourth in the...]]> Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17483-colin-mochrie-and-brad-sherwood-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Since the Drew Carey-hosted American remake of the British improv comedy program “Whose Line Is it Anyway?” ended its run in 2004, two of its principal players, Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, veterans of both the American and British...]]> Rear Window - Today @ The Times Cinema, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17484-rear-window-today-a-the-times-cinema-noon.html Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock's 1954 Jimmy Stewart/Grace Kelly vehicle, wasn't just one of Hitchcock's most effective suspense films; it was the director's great treatise on what it feels like to be a movie viewer. Like...]]> Jitney - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17485-jitney-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Longtime Milwaukee theater fixture Andre Lee Ellis and his company have taken on one of playwright August Wilson's most intriguing works for their latest production. Jitney is the seventh of ten plays Wilson set in Pittsburgh's...]]> Bucks vs. Lakers - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17486-bucks-vs-lakers-tonight-a-bradley-center-7-pm.html Following last night's game in Chicago, the Milwaukee bucks return home to take on the L.A. Lakers tonight at 7 p.m.]]> John Oliver - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17470-john-oliver-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html Since his 2006 debut as the “senior British correspondent” on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” John Oliver has emerged as one of the program's breakout stars, anchoring his segments with a mix of dry humor and comic absurdity. The...]]> Bad Boy Bill w/ Nick Rockwell, DanAconda and NoizePollution - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17473-bad-boy-bill-w_-nick-rockwell-danaconda-and-noizepollution-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Before he was a storied DJ, Bad Boy Bill was just another Windy City house fan, mixing records in his bedroom at 4 a.m. and priming for a shot on the decks. Like many players of the '80s scene, Bill made his own promo tapes, distributing them...]]> Paul Collins Beat w/ Sugar Stems - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17474-paul-collins-beat-w_-sugar-stems-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-930-pm.html The Paul Collins Beat—an American group once known simply as The Beat until the British band of the same name created brand confusion, forcing the change—was one of the lucky late-'70s power-pop bands granted a critical reappraisal. Though the...]]> Trainspotting - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17475-trainspotting-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html One of the most acclaimed and controversial British films of the 1990s, director Danny Boyle's squalid 1996 adaptation of Irvine Welsh's novel Trainspotting follows a pack of heroin addicts as they kill time, start...]]> Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17476-fortuna-the-time-bender-vs-the-schoolgirls-of-doom-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The latest and perhaps most ambitious production from Milwaukee writer-composer Jason Powell, Fortuna The Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom is a proudly campy spin on the contemporary superhero story, done in the style of a...]]> Jitney - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17477-jitney-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Longtime Milwaukee theater fixture Andre Lee Ellis and his company have taken on one of playwright August Wilson's most intriguing works for their latest production. Jitney is the seventh of ten plays Wilson set in Pittsburgh's...]]> MELT 1-Year Anniversary - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17460-melt-1-year-anniversary-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-9-pm.html Curated by avant-noise musician The Demix, the monthly electronic music series Melt celebrates one year of bringing experimental (and often quite dark)...]]> Reservoir Dogs - Tonight @ UWM Union Theatre, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17461-reservoir-dogs-tonight-a-uwm-union-theatre-7-pm.html A heist movie that never shows the actual heist, Quentin Tarantino's 1992 directorial debut Reservoir Dogs introduced many of Tarantino's...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17462-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17463-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that...]]> Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17464-fortuna-the-time-bender-vs-the-schoolgirls-of-doom-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The latest and perhaps most ambitious production from Milwaukee writer-composer Jason Powell, Fortuna The Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom...]]> Call Me Lightning w/ Hot Coffin - Tonight @ Hotel Foster, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17432-call-me-lightning-w_-hot-coffin-tonight-a-hotel-foster-9-pm.html The Milwaukee trio Call Me Lightning is named for a Who song, and each year they've grown into that name. Their epic 2010 album When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free is their most Who-esque yet, a righteous slab of pummeling...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17433-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17434-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that supported communities and supplied jobs makes reinvention a necessity. An...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17435-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17425-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that supported communities and supplied jobs makes reinvention a necessity. An...]]> Kathleen Edwards w/ Hannah Georgas - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17427-kathleen-edwards-w_-hannah-georgas-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Kathleen Edwards' first three albums, including her 2003 debut Failer and 2008's Asking for Flowers, a harsh indictment of the Bush administration's hubris, made the Canadian singer-songwriter a favorite of the “World Café” set...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX,4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17429-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax430-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute documentary Tornado Alley. Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, a...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17430-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received international acclaim, attention and awards. The museum is celebrating the 10th...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17431-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Jack's Mannequin w/ Jukebox the Ghost and Allen Stone - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17423-jacks-mannequin-w_-jukebox-the-ghost-and-allen-stone-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html After three albums with the Orange County pop-punk institution Something Corporate, heartthrob singer-pianist Andrew McMahon put that group on hiatus to focus on the band that would become his primary musical outlet: Jack's Mannequin...]]> The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17424-the-europeans-photographs-by-tina-barney-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html “The Europeans: Photographs by Tina Barney” offers 20 chromogenic prints that record well-off subjects at home. The photographs were taken during Barney's European travels. Large-scale, lush and voyeuristic, the artist's prints explore...]]> Bucks vs. Hawks - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17426-bucks-vs-hawks-tonight-a-bradley-center-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks return home after a weekend on the road to take on the Atlanta Hawks at 7 p.m. tonight.]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17419-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milwaukee - Today @ Grohmann Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17420-working-legacies-the-death-and-%2528after%2529-life-of-post-industrial-milwaukee-today-a-grohmann-museum.html Today's economic landscape is one of disruption, change and questions. For many places in the Midwest, the disintegration of the manufacturing base that supported communities and supplied jobs makes reinvention a necessity. An...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17421-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17422-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Kool Keith w/ DJ Proppa Bear, Fortune and DJ Syquest - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17407-kool-keith-w_-dj-proppa-bear-fortune-and-dj-syquest-tonight-a-mad-planet-8-pm.html Kool Keith may or may not have actually been institutionalized for mental illness, but regardless of its veracity, that story became one of hip-hop's most powerful rumors. It's easy to see why so many people believe it: Years before Lil...]]> The Lemonheads w/ The Shining Twins and the Mike Benign Compulsion - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17408-the-lemonheads-w_-the-shining-twins-and-the-mike-benign-compulsion-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Lemonheads had already released one album for Atlantic records in 1990, Lovey, but their second album for the label was the one that changed everything for the group. Released at the height of the alt-rock explosion...]]> Glen Campbell - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17409-glen-campbell-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html After spending years as a sideman to acts including Elvis, Dean Martin and The Beach Boys, Glen Campbell became one of the biggest crossover country artists of the late '60s and early '70s, scoring the hits “Gentle on My Mind,” “Rhinestone...]]> John Mueller's Winter Dance Party - Tonight @ South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17410-john-muellers-winter-dance-party-tonight-a-south-milwaukee-performing-arts-center-8-pm.html On Feb. 3, 1959, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson died in rock 'n' roll's first great tragedy, when their chartered plane crashed in an Iowa cornfield during a massive blizzard. The three legends have spawned...]]> Frank Caliendo - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17411-frank-caliendo-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-730-pm.html Frank Caliendo takes a quantity-over-quality approach to celebrity impersonations, doling out dozens of them with wildly mixed results. Never mind that his Bill Clinton isn't even in the same league as Darrell Hammond's, or that...]]> Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17412-fortuna-the-time-bender-vs-the-schoolgirls-of-doom-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The latest and perhaps most ambitious production from Milwaukee writer-composer Jason Powell, Fortuna The Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom is a proudly campy spin on the contemporary superhero story, done in the style of a...]]> Ghost Hunters Live - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17402-ghost-hunters-live-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Not since Mario and Luigi has a pair of plumbers made such a name for themselves outside of their field as Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson. After years of investigating paranormal activity on the side, the former Roto-Rooter co-workers...]]> Grease Sing-A-Long - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17403-grease-sing-a-long-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html Released in 1978, near the height of 1950s nostalgia, and anchored by an iconic performance from John Travolta, Grease became the most commercially successful musical film of its time and the third-highest-grossing film of the...]]> MAM After Dark: Hot! Hot! Hot! - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17404-mam-after-dark-hot_-hot_-hot_-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-5-pm.html The latest installment of the Milwaukee Art Museum's monthly late-night open house takes on a Latin theme. There will be music from the Latin band Cache, salsa dancing lessons, tequila tastings from Bel Air Cantina, and chips-and-salsa...]]> Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17405-fortuna-the-time-bender-vs-the-schoolgirls-of-doom-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The latest and perhaps most ambitious production from Milwaukee writer-composer Jason Powell, Fortuna The Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom is a proudly campy spin on the contemporary superhero story, done in the style of a...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17406-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> JJ Grey & Mofro w/ JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound and Daryl Hance - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17395-jj-grey-amp-mofro-w_-jc-brooks-amp-the-uptown-sound-and-daryl-hance-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html From their humble, late-'90s beginnings in the swamplands of northern Florida, the blues-funk group Mofro quickly rose through word of mouth in the receptive...]]> Fortuna the Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17396-fortuna-the-time-bender-vs-the-schoolgirls-of-doom-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html The latest and perhaps most ambitious production from Milwaukee writer-composer Jason Powell, Fortuna The Time Bender vs. The Schoolgirls of Doom is a...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17397-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17398-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17383-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17384-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received...]]> Tornado Alley - Today @ Humphrey IMAX, 3:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17385-tornado-alley-today-a-humphrey-imax-330-pm.html Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program “Storm Chasers,” set out to detail the creation of a tornado for his first IMAX film, the 42-minute...]]> Evan Christian - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17386-evan-christian-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Evan Christian's commitment to mastering the flamenco guitar is so great that he moved to Spain to study the craft. That's not to say that his playing is...]]> Rep Lab 1112 - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17366-rep-lab-1112-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Last season saw the Milwaukee Rep introduce fresh energy with its "Rep Lab" program. The Rep's Intern Ensemble took over the Stiemke Studio for weekend performances of a program featuring a series of shorts. Last year's show was a...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17367-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received international acclaim, attention and awards. The museum is celebrating the 10th...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17368-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music. The group, which features members of Milwaukee bands De La Buena and Stealin'...]]> Bucks vs. Nuggets - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17369-bucks-vs-nuggets-tonight-a-bradley-center-7-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks return from Philadelphia, where they took on the 76ers last night, to play a 7 p.m. home game against the Denver Nuggets.]]> Rep Lab 1112 - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17362-rep-lab-1112-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Last season saw the Milwaukee Rep introduce fresh energy with its "Rep Lab" program. The Rep's Intern Ensemble took over the Stiemke Studio for weekend performances of a program featuring a series of shorts. Last year's show was a...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17363-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17364-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Honest Monday - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17365-honest-monday-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-930-pm.html Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music with occasional guest musicians at the Jazz Estate. The...]]> Brewcity Bruisers Roller Derby - Today @ U.S. Cellular Arena, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17359-brewcity-bruisers-roller-derby-today-a-us-cellular-arena-noon.html A testament to the obvious appeal of strong, heavily fish-netted women playing a full-contact sport on roller skates, Milwaukee's Brewcity Bruisers roller derby league had its biggest season yet last year, regularly packing the cavernous U.S...]]> Next to Normal - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17360-next-to-normal-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html The creative team behind last year's hit Cabaret brings us The Rep's Next to Normal. Employing a high-tech surreal design concept, the pop-rock musical explores the life of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and her...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17361-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-7-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Sat. Nite Duets w/ The Fatty Acids and Catacombz - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17350-sat-nite-duets-w_-the-fatty-acids-and-catacombz-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html There's no shortage of young bands revisiting Pavement's fractured, non-sequitur-laden guitar-pop, but few are doing it with the gusto and infectious good cheer of Sat. Nite Duets, a Milwaukee band with an unusual gift for turning...]]> Henhouse Prowlers - Tonight @ Caf LuLu, 10:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17351-henhouse-prowlers-tonight-a-caf%25E9-lulu-1030-pm.html Bluegrass has branched off in some pretty unlikely directions over the last decade, as tie-dyed fans have reimagined the genre as a rustic form of jam music and a handful of punk-leaning outfits have sped up the genre's already fast...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17353-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Next to Normal - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17352-next-to-normal-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-4-and-8-pm.html The creative team behind last year's hit Cabaret brings us The Rep's Next to Normal. Employing a high-tech surreal design concept, the pop-rock musical explores the life of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and her...]]> Next to Normal - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17346-next-to-normal-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The creative team behind last year's hit Cabaret brings us The Rep's Next to Normal. Employing a high-tech surreal design concept, the pop-rock musical explores the life of a mother struggling with bipolar disorder and her...]]> Brad Paisley w/ The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17343-brad-paisley-w_-the-band-perry-and-scotty-mccreery-tonight-a-bradley-center-730-pm.html Contemporary country is woefully short on proud progressives. Though Brad Paisley doesn't try to fill the void, he happily spoke for the more open-minded contingent of country audiences on his bright-eyed 2009 album American...]]> Maniac - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17344-maniac-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html Joe Spinell wasn't blessed with leading-man good looks. Burly and pot-bellied, Spinell spent most of his screen time as a character actor, appearing as a loan shark in the first Rocky films, but he took on a rare starring role in...]]> Midnight Reruns w/ Slow Walker and Super Swamper - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17345-midnight-reruns-w_-slow-walker-and-super-swamper-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Milwaukee's Midnight Reruns play agreeable heartland rock 'n' roll with a bit of a punky spin. The results, satisfyingly captured on the group's debut seven-song EP, Central Time, sound like an unlikely meeting of minds between Tom...]]> The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17348-the-complete-works-of-william-shakespeare-%2528abridged%2529-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html The Reduced Shakespeare Company (RSC) created The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a fast-paced comic trek through most of Shakespeare's plays, more than 20 years ago. If it lacks the sophistication of later RSC works...]]> Poliça w/ Worrier - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17338-policcedila-w_-worrier-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Twin Cities producer Ryan Olson was one of the driving creative forces behind Gayngs, the sprawling 25-member soft-rock collective that included members of The Rosebuds, Megafaun and Bon Iver. His latest project features a much smaller cast...]]> The Trews w/ Pilot Airer - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17339-the-trews-w_-pilot-airer-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Though they haven't made as much of a commercial impression in America, rockers The Trews have been staples of the Canadian airwaves since their 2003 debut, House of Ill Fame. They've released three albums since, including 2005's...]]> Building a Masterpiece: Santiago Calatrava and the Milwaukee Art Museum - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17340-building-a-masterpiece-santiago-calatrava-and-the-milwaukee-art-museum-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Since the 2001 opening of the Santiago Calatrava-designed Quadracci Pavilion, with its soaring Burke Brise Soleil, the Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) has received international acclaim, attention and awards. The museum is celebrating the 10th...]]> Bucks vs. Pistons - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17341-bucks-vs-pistons-tonight-a-bradley-center-7-pm.html After an exciting win against the spurs Tuesday night, the Milwaukee Bucks take on the Detroit Pistons tonight at a 7 p.m. home game.]]> Gabe Dixon w/ Lelia Broussard - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17305-gabe-dixon-w_-lelia-broussard-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html With his Gabe Dixon Band, a piano-rock trio the Gabe Dixon Band (an outfit that suggested Ben Folds Five without the cheeky sense of humor) singer-songwriter Dixon recorded four albums of adult-contemporary-leaning albums, including 2005's...]]> Evan Christian - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17306-evan-christian-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Evan Christian's commitment to mastering the flamenco guitar is so great that he moved to Spain to study the craft. That's not to say that his playing is completely grounded in tradition, though. In the studio, he pairs his flamenco...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17308-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Ex Fabula: 'Faking It' - Tonight @ Bay View Brew Haus, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17301-ex-fabula-faking-it-tonight-a-bay-view-brew-haus-730-pm.html The popular storytelling series Ex Fabula invites local figures to share autobiographical, five-minute stories in front of a live audience (no notes allowed), usually around a theme that's intentionally vague, leaving plenty of...]]> The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17302-the-erotic-adventures-of-the-static-chicken-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-10-pm.html Every Tuesday, an improvisational ensemble called The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken convenes for one of the city's best nights of free music. The group, which features members of Milwaukee bands De La Buena and Stealin'...]]> Bucks vs. Spurs - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17304-bucks-vs-spurs-tonight-a-bradley-center-7pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks continue their truncated season with a 7 p.m. home game against the San Antonio Spurs tonight.]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17298-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17299-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Honest Monday - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17300-honest-monday-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-930-pm.html Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music with occasional guest musicians at the Jazz Estate. The...]]> Blue Man Group - Today @ Marcus Center, 1 and 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17295-blue-man-group-today-a-marcus-center-1-and-630-pm.html Is the Blue Man Group—a performance art troupe that Homer Simpson once described, not quite accurately, as “a total rip-off of The Smurfs”—meant to be taken as existential commentary on man's meaningless existence in a world increasingly...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17296-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Uptown Saturday Night - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17291-uptown-saturday-night-tonight-a-mad-planet-10-pm.html Through their record label Dope Folks, Milwaukee hip-hop enthusiasts John “Kid Millions” Kuester and Chris Schulist reissue long-out-of-print (and sometimes completely unreleased) treasures from rap's golden era, from artists like Rock La...]]> Avicii - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17292-avicii-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Swedish DJ Avicii is coming off a breakthrough 2011 that saw him release one of Europe's most popular dance singles, “Levels,” a merry slab of house-pop that memorably incorporated an unlikely Etta James sample; top the American dance...]]> Blue Man Group - Today @ Marcus Center, 2 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17293-blue-man-group-today-a-marcus-center-2-and-8-pm.html Is the Blue Man Group—a performance art troupe that Homer Simpson once described, not quite accurately, as “a total rip-off of The Smurfs”—meant to be taken as existential commentary on man's meaningless existence in a world increasingly...]]> The Beyond - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17294-the-beyond-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html Italian gore king Lucio Fulci's 1981 grindhouse classic The Beyond follows an unfortunate young woman who attempts to reopen an old hotel in Louisiana that happens to be a portal to hell. It's one of Fulci's most manic works, dense with...]]> Wu-Tang Clan w/ Rama - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17284-wu-tang-clan-w_-rama-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Between creative differences, a long run of solo disappointments and the 2004 death of firecracker Ol' Dirty Bastard, the legendary rap collective Wu-Tang Clan lost its way after the turn of the century. In recent years, though, the crew has...]]> Hugh Bob and The Hustle w/ Hayward Williams and Tim Schweiger and The Middlemen - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17285-hugh-bob-and-the-hustle-w_-hayward-williams-and-tim-schweiger-and-the-middlemen-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Milwaukee's The Wildbirds dirty up their roots-rock with boozy rowdiness and glam-rock swagger, but the group's new, more country-minded sister band Hugh Bob and The Hustle—led by Wildbirds bassist Hugh Masterson—takes a mellower approach...]]> The Beyond - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17286-the-beyond-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html Italian gore king Lucio Fulci's 1981 grindhouse classic The Beyond follows an unfortunate young woman who attempts to reopen an old hotel in Louisiana that happens to be a portal to hell. It's one of Fulci's most manic works, dense with...]]> The Air on Everest w/ In the Company of Wolves - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17288-the-air-on-everest-w_-in-the-company-of-wolves-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html On their ReverbNation bio, The Air on Everest state their “intent of becoming one of the prominent acts of the U.S. for years to come.” That's a lofty goal, but the Waukesha trio may have the sound for it. Modeled after the emotive pop-punk...]]> Nostalgia for Everything: Performance Art and Video by Theresa Columbus - Tonight @ 631 E. Center Street, 2A, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17289-nostalgia-for-everything-performance-art-and-video-by-theresa-columbus-tonight-a-631-e-center-street-2a-9-pm.html A seminal Milwaukee performance artist and the former curator of Darling Hall, Theresa Columbus presents her latest performance-art program at a new, still-unnamed Riverwest gallery/studio above the former Joe's East Coast Car Shop. Her...]]> Blue Man Group - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17290-blue-man-group-tonight-a-marcus-center-8-pm.html Is the Blue Man Group—a performance art troupe that Homer Simpson once described, not quite accurately, as “a total rip-off of The Smurfs”—meant to be taken as existential commentary on man's meaningless existence in a world increasingly...]]> JJ Grey & Mofro's 'Brighter Days' - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17279-jj-grey-amp-mofros-brighter-days-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html The hard-boogieing Southern rock act JJ Grey & Mofro will return to Milwaukee later this month for a Jan. 19 performance at the Turner Hall Ballroom. In advance of that show, the venue is hosting a free screening of Brighter...]]> Blue Man Group - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17280-blue-man-group-tonight-a-marcus-center-730-pm.html Is the Blue Man Group—a performance art troupe that Homer Simpson once described, not quite accurately, as “a total rip-off of The Smurfs”—meant to be taken as existential commentary on man's meaningless existence in a world increasingly...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17281-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Blue Man Group - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17267-blue-man-group-tonight-a-marcus-center-730-pm.html Is the Blue Man Group—a performance art troupe that Homer Simpson once described, not quite accurately, as “a total rip-off of The Smurfs”—meant to be taken as existential commentary on man's meaningless existence in a world increasingly...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17268-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17269-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Blue Man Group - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17250-blue-man-group-tonight-a-marcus-center-730-pm.html Is the Blue Man Group—a performance art troupe that Homer Simpson once described, not quite accurately, as “a total rip-off of The Smurfs”—meant to be taken as existential commentary on man's meaningless existence in a world increasingly...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17251-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17252-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17247-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, which may be one of the grandest exhibitions the museum has ever...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17248-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Honest Monday - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17249-honest-monday-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-930-pm.html Cool Fool Kite Festival - Today @ Veterans Park, 11 a.m – 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17243-cool-fool-kite-festival-today-a-veterans-park-11-am-ndash-5-pm.html Milwaukee celebrates New Year's Day with two bold, winter-weather-defying traditions: the Polar Bear Plunge at Bradford Beach, where hundreds of lunatics shiver in Lake Michigan, and the neighboring Cool Fool Kite Festival at Veterans...]]> Polar Bear Plunge - Today @ Bradford Beach, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17244-polar-bear-plunge-today-a-bradford-beach-noon.html In the city's boldest New Year's tradition, every year hundreds of weather-defying swimmers head to Bradford Beach for the Polar Bear Plunge. They'll be jumping into Lake Michigan at noon, but the organizers suggest you get there...]]> Admirals vs. Rivermen - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17246-admirals-vs-rivermen-tonight-a-bradley-center-5-pm.html The Milwaukee Admirals welcome 2012 with a home game against the Peoria Rivermen. The first 1,500 fans will take home a talking bottle opener featuring the voice of Admirals broadcaster Aaron Sims.]]> Stellar Spark 9: Skrillex - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17238-stellar-spark-9-skrillex-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Twenty-three-year-old Los Angeles musician Sonny Moore received his first real exposure as the lead screamer of the emo band From First to Last, but in recent years Moore has turned his attention to electronic music, reinventing himself as...]]> Harlem Globetrotters - Today @ Bradley Center, 1 and 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17239-harlem-globetrotters-today-a-bradley-center-1-and-6-pm.html The winningest team in basketball, and also the only one to regularly solve mysteries with Scooby-Doo, the Harlem Globetrotters return to Milwaukee for their annual New Year's Eve performance. A mix of comedy routines and athletic displays...]]> The Get Down - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17240-the-get-down-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-9-pm.html Milwaukee's popular retro soul and funk party The Get Down regularly packs Mad Planet, where DJs Andy Noble, Brent Goodsell and Opiated Black spin some of the rarest 45s from the '60s and '70s. For New Year's Eve last year, the crew moved...]]> Jim Gaffigan - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 10:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17241-jim-gaffigan-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-1030-pm.html Not since “Weird Al” Yankovic has a comedian mined more material out of food than Jim Gaffigan. On Gaffigan's seventh and most recent comedy album, 2009's King Baby, the slow-talking Indiana stand-up riffs on waffles, ribs, bologna...]]> Moshe Kasher w/ Karl Hess and Jackson Jones - Tonight @ Comedy Caf, 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17242-moshe-kasher-w_-karl-hess-and-jackson-jones-tonight-a-comedy-caf%25E9-8-pm-1015-pm.html Comedian Moshe Kasher's thick glasses and effete mannerisms seem to tease a much different, softer style of comedy than the kind he actually delivers. Instead of riffing on the neuroses you might expect, Kasher barrels forward with a...]]> The Mistreaters w/ Guilty Pleasures, Catholic Boys and Static Eyes - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17232-the-mistreaters-w_-guilty-pleasures-catholic-boys-and-static-eyes-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Personal space at the Cactus Club should be at a premium tonight as boozy garage-punk heroes The Mistreaters end their long run with one last show, in conjunction with a new double-LP singles collection on Dusty Medical Records. This bill pairs the departing group with contemporaries from the turn-of...]]> Jim Gaffigan - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17233-jim-gaffigan-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Not since “Weird Al” Yankovic has a comedian mined more material out of food than Jim Gaffigan. On Gaffigan's seventh and most recent comedy album, 2009's King Baby, the slow-talking Indiana stand-up riffs on waffles, ribs, bologna...]]> Moshe Kasher w/ Karl Hess and Jackson Jones - Tonight @ Comedy Caf, 8 p.m., 10:15 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17234-moshe-kasher-w_-karl-hess-and-jackson-jones-tonight-a-comedy-caf%25E9-8-pm-1015-pm.html Comedian Moshe Kasher's thick glasses and effete mannerisms seem to tease a much different, softer style of comedy than the kind he actually delivers. Instead of riffing on the neuroses you might expect, Kasher barrels forward with a...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17236-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local artists, some of them established, others just beginning their careers, to offer...]]> Bucks vs. Wizards - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17237-bucks-vs-wizards-tonight-a-bradley-center-730-pm.html The Milwaukee Bucks take on the Washington Wizards tonight at a 7:30 p.m. home game.]]> Moshe Kasher w/ Karl Hess and Jackson Jones - Tonight @ Comedy Caf, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17228-moshe-kasher-w_-karl-hess-and-jackson-jones-tonight-a-comedy-caf%25E9-8-pm.html Comedian Moshe Kasher's thick glasses and effete mannerisms seem to tease a much different, softer style of comedy than the kind he actually delivers...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17229-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Scrooge in Rouge - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 and 7:30 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17230-scrooge-in-rouge-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-and-730-pm.html Over the last few decades, spoofing A Christmas Carol has become almost as strong of a Christmas tradition as Charles Dickens' original tale. In Tandem...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17231-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-8-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety of games...]]> Scrooge in Rouge - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 and 7:30 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17224-scrooge-in-rouge-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-and-730-pm.html Over the last few decades, spoofing A Christmas Carol has become almost as strong of a Christmas tradition as Charles Dickens' original tale. In Tandem...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Today @ The Marcus Center, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17225-a-kodachrome-christmas-today-a-the-marcus-center-2-and-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17226-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-8-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety of games...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17201-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-8-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety of games...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17199-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17200-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Yeah Der—Wine, Cheese and Beer Tour - Today @ Various locations, 11:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17198-yeah-dermdashwine-cheese-and-beer-tour-today-a-various-locations-1130-am-and-5-pm.html Declaring that “tours take place rain, snow or sunshine,” Tour Milwaukee offers a food-centric spin on its popular “Walk on Water” tours with the “Yeah Der...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17195-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17196-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Sleeping in the Aviary w/ Mike Krol - Tonight @ Frank's Power Plant, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17193-sleeping-in-the-aviary-w_-mike-krol-tonight-a-franks-power-plant-930-pm.html Minneapolis-by-way-of-Madison rockers Sleeping in the Aviary have polished away a lot of the scuzz from their off-kilter garage-pop over the last half-decade...]]> Now You Have Audio w/ Ivy Spokes and Tonight, the City Skyline - Tonight @ BBC, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17194-now-you-have-audio-w_-ivy-spokes-and-tonight-the-city-skyline-tonight-a-bbc-8-pm.html Milwaukee power-poppers Now You Have Audio could be confused with a lighter version of pop-punk band Red Jumpsuit Apparatus; both deal with similar angsty...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17191-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Danny Price and The Loose Change - Tonight @ Circle-A Caf, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17190-danny-price-and-the-loose-change-tonight-a-circle-a-caf%25E9-10-pm.html Danny Price looks and sings like a sailor who just received leave from a ship of the damned. When he sings, his face expresses intense concern, as if he is...]]> Visit the Zoo - Today @ Milwaukee County Zoo, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17189-visit-the-zoo-today-a-milwaukee-county-zoo-930-am-ndash-230-pm.html With just about everything in the city closed saved for some excellent Chinese restaurants, the Milwaukee County Zoo rises to the challenge of giving families...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17187-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17188-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-1-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety...]]> A Christmas Carol - Today @ The Pabst Theater, noon http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17185-a-christmas-carol-today-a-the-pabst-theater-noon.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Scrooge in Rouge - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17186-scrooge-in-rouge-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-pm.html Over the last few decades, spoofing A Christmas Carol has become almost as strong of a Christmas tradition as Charles Dickens' original tale...]]> Call Me Lightning w/ John the Savage and Absolutely - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17175-call-me-lightning-w_-john-the-savage-and-absolutely-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Since the release of their great 2010 album, When I Am Gone My Blood Will Be Free, a full-throttle rock opera in the grandiose spirit of The Who's classic...]]> Sigmund Snopek's Christmas Show - Tonight @ Old German Beer Hall, 8:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17176-sigmund-snopeks-christmas-show-tonight-a-old-german-beer-hall-830-pm.html Who better to lead a holiday celebration than Milwaukee's prog-rock staple since the '60s, former Violent Femmes sideman and incontestable Christmas junkie...]]> Haunted Bar Tour - Tonight @ Shaker's Cigar Bar, 7 and 8:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17177-haunted-bar-tour-tonight-a-shakers-cigar-bar-7-and-830-pm.html Those who seek supernatural thrills are dared to face their fears, albeit with a well-poured drink in hand, at Shaker's weekly haunted bar tours. Serving up...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17178-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Scrooge in Rouge - Tonight @ Tenth Street Theatre, 8 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17179-scrooge-in-rouge-tonight-a-tenth-street-theatre-8-pm.html Over the last few decades, spoofing A Christmas Carol has become almost as strong of a Christmas tradition as Charles Dickens' original tale...]]> A Christmas Carol - Today @ The Pabst Theater, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17180-a-christmas-carol-today-a-the-pabst-theater-2-and-730-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17181-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-8-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety of games...]]> Music Under Glass: U2Zoo - Tonight @ Mitchell Park Domes, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17167-music-under-glass-u2zoo-tonight-a-mitchell-park-domes-630-pm.html The familiar songbook of U2, as performed by the Midwest tribute band U2Zoo, will be juxtaposed against the beautiful background of the Floral Show Dome at the...]]> Scrooge in Rouge - Today @ Tenth Street Theatre, 2 and 7:30 p.m http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17168-scrooge-in-rouge-today-a-tenth-street-theatre-2-and-730-pm.html Over the last few decades, spoofing A Christmas Carol has become almost as strong of a Christmas tradition as Charles Dickens' original tale. In Tandem...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17169-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-8-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety of games...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17170-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Winter Fest - Today @ Frontier Airlines Center, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17153-winter-fest-today-a-frontier-airlines-center-10-am-8-pm.html The Frontier Airlines Center makes itself over as a winter wonderland for its 10-day, family-friendly Winter Fest through Dec. 31, hosting a variety of games...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17154-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17155-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17156-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17139-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17140-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17141-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17142-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-7-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> The Sleighriders - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17130-the-sleighriders-tonight-a-shank-hall-7-pm.html Every December, veteran players from all corners of the Milwaukee music scene (and longtime friends of the music scene, including Cheap Trick's Bun E. Carlos...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17131-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17132-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17133-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> The Great Lakes Improvising Orchestra - Today @ Woodland Pattern Book Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17125-the-great-lakes-improvising-orchestra-today-a-woodland-pattern-book-center-2-pm.html Hal Rammel, the eccentric host of “Alternating Currents,” WMSE's Sunday-night experimental music program, debuts his latest project, The Great Lakes...]]> Heroes - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17126-heroes-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-pm.html In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17127-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Riverwest Fest - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17121-riverwest-fest-today-a-multiple-locations.html The second installment of the neighborhood “punk crawl” Riverwest Fest is even bigger than last summer's, with eight venues (including thee all-ages ones...]]> Mac Miller w/ Hot Chelle Rae and Kreayshawn - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17122-mac-miller-w_-hot-chelle-rae-and-kreayshawn-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html As is often the case, one of the year's biggest breakout rappers has also proved one of the most divisive. Nineteen-year-old Pittsburgh kid Mac Miller...]]> Santa Cycle Rampage - Tonight @ Multiple locations, 9 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17123-santa-cycle-rampage-tonight-a-multiple-locations-9-am.html Sandi Patty and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra - Tonight @ Riverside Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17124-sandi-patty-and-the-milwaukee-symphony-orchestra-tonight-a-riverside-theater-630-pm.html The Voice, as Christian singer Sandi Patty is affectionately referred to by her fans, earned her nickname due to her remarkable vocal range. With a tone verging...]]> Riverwest Fest - Today @ multiple locations http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17109-riverwest-fest-today-a-multiple-locations.html The second installment of the neighborhood “punk crawl” Riverwest Fest is even bigger than last summer's, with eight venues (including thee all-ages ones) and...]]> Mickey Hart Band - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17110-mickey-hart-band-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Tim Hockenberry, keyboardist and trombone player in the Mickey Hart Band, describes the group's sound as “experimental music from outer space meets some...]]> MAM After Dark: Festivus - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17111-mam-after-dark-festivus-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-5-pm.html “A Festivus for the rest of us!” With those seven words, a new holiday tradition was born. Introduced to the world via “Seinfeld,” Festivus is a secular day...]]> Michael Plaisted and Eric Blowtorch - Tonight @ Dryhootch, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17112-michael-plaisted-and-eric-blowtorch-tonight-a-dryhootch-7-pm.html Two veteran Milwaukee troubadours and mutual fans, folk rabble-rouser Michael Plaisted and reggae-enthusiast Eric Blowtorch, will trade sets at a free show...]]> Get Off #5: Sweater Sweat Edition - Host to Milwaukee's favorite dance party, the “Get Off,” http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17113-get-off-5-sweater-sweat-edition-host-to-milwaukees-favorite-dance-party-the-ldget-offrd.html This installment of the dual-level bar Bad Genie Rock Lounge's “Get Off” dance party features music from Chris Vrakas, Jason Samonik and James Dece, Faux Noir...]]> Fair To Midland - Tonight @ Rave Eagles Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17114-fair-to-midland-tonight-a-rave-eagles-ballroom-8-pm.html Signed to Serjikal Strike Records by label founder (and System of a Down frontman Serj Tankian), the Texas progressive-rock band Fair to Midland belies its...]]> Who Killed the Ghost of Christmas Past? - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17115-who-killed-the-ghost-of-christmas-past-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html After years of hosting the wildly successful Rudolph the Pissed-Off Reindeer, Bay View's Alchemist Theatre turns to a new show for this holiday...]]> FM 102.1 Big Snow Show w/ Cage the Elephant, The Joy Formidable and Sleeper Agent - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17099-fm-1021-big-snow-show-w_-cage-the-elephant-the-joy-formidable-and-sleeper-agent-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html The local modern-rock station FM 102.1 has some exciting acts for its annual holiday show. Headliners Cage the Elephant have been alt-radio staples since...]]> Trans-Siberian Orchestra - Tonight @ Bradley Center, 4 and 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17100-trans-siberian-orchestra-tonight-a-bradley-center-4-and-8-pm.html When the Trans-Siberian Orchestra debuted their symphonic take on Christmas music in the late-'90s, it sounded an awful lot like a novelty. In the years since...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17101-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17102-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17103-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Heroes - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 1 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17087-heroes-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-1-and-730-pm.html In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the front...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17088-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17089-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17090-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> The Temptations - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17056-the-temptations-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html It would take a lot of ink to list all of The Temptations\' top 10 hits, since there are a whooping 37 of them, including soul classics like “My Girl...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17057-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret\'s musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17058-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17059-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art\'s ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17041-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17042-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17043-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> Bel Canto Chorus: Christmas in the Basilica - Today @ Basilica of St. Josaphat, 3 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17036-bel-canto-chorus-christmas-in-the-basilica-today-a-basilica-of-st-josaphat-3-pm.html Under the leadership of music director Richard Hynson, who has conducted the company for more than two decades, the Bel Canto Chorus returns to the South...]]> Heroes - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17037-heroes-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-pm.html In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the...]]> A Christmas Carol - Today @ The Pabst Theater, noon and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17038-a-christmas-carol-today-a-the-pabst-theater-noon-and-430-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Heroes - Today @ Broadway Theatre Center, 2 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17031-heroes-today-a-broadway-theatre-center-2-pm.html In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the front...]]> Milwaukee Zine Fest - Today @ Polish Falcon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17030-milwaukee-zine-fest-today-a-polish-falcon-10-am-5-pm.html The Internet has done little to curb zine culture. As long as there is paper, there will always be writers, music fans, artists and cartoonists eager to...]]> Urban Garage Sale - Today @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 10 a.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17033-urban-garage-sale-today-a-turner-hall-ballroom-10-am.html Rife with mothball-ridden furs and appliances not long for this world, garage sales can be a chore to sift through. That shouldn't be the case with Heavy...]]> Milwaukee Symphony Plays The Music of Led Zeppelin - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17034-milwaukee-symphony-plays-the-music-of-led-zeppelin-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Following its past successes covering the likes of Pink Floyd, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will again display its versatility by playing the music...]]> The Mighty Deerlick w/ Ramma Lamma and Rabble Rabble - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17035-the-mighty-deerlick-w_-ramma-lamma-and-rabble-rabble-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Unlike most of their peers from Milwaukee's '80s punk and alternative scene, The Mighty Deerlick never broke up or took a long hiatus; they just continued...]]> Wilco w/ Nick Lowe - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17021-wilco-w_-nick-lowe-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-730-pm.html Since their 1995 studio debut, A.M., Wilco has grown from one of the defining alt-country bands into one of the most influential bands of their generation...]]> CoPA's Fifth Annual Midwest Juried Photo Exhibition - Tonight @ Walker's Point Center for the Arts, 5-9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17022-copas-fifth-annual-midwest-juried-photo-exhibition-tonight-a-walkers-point-center-for-the-arts-5-9-pm.html Hailing primarily from Wis1consin, with Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota also represented, 30 photographers will have their work featured by the Coalition...]]> Scrooged - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17023-scrooged-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html Turner Hall Ballroom's Beer and a Movie series presents this screening of Scrooged, the hit 1988 comic re-telling of A Christmas Carol...]]> Who Killed the Ghost of Christmas Past? - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17024-who-killed-the-ghost-of-christmas-past-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html After years of hosting the wildly successful Rudolph the Pissed-Off Reindeer, Bay View's Alchemist Theatre turns to a new show for this...]]> Heroes - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17025-heroes-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-8-pm.html In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17026-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-8-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Pterodactyl w/ The Jonesers - Tonight @ Frank's Power Plant, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17011-pterodactyl-w_-the-jonesers-tonight-a-franks-power-plant-930-pm.html After two albums of deranged, abrasively noisy psychedelic art-pop, including 2009's densely packed Worldwild, Brooklyn's Pterodactyl has made its...]]> Smokey Robinson - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17012-smokey-robinson-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Throughout the '60s, Smokey Robinson was the most prolific figure in Motown, writing dozens of hits both for his own group, The Miracles, and for the...]]> Festive Soiree with Robin Pluer and Friends - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17013-festive-soiree-with-robin-pluer-and-friends-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html A longtime tradition during the holidays, Robin Pluer's cabaret-style show dazzles its audience not only with a candlelit setting, but also with the...]]> Heroes - Tonight @ Broadway Theatre Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-17015-heroes-tonight-a-broadway-theatre-center-730-pm.html In the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comedy Heroes, three seasoned actors play World War I veterans in their final years, decades after life on the front...]]> Reel Big Fish w/ Streetlight Manifesto, Lionize and Rodeo Ruby Love - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16995-reel-big-fish-w_-streetlight-manifesto-lionize-and-rodeo-ruby-love-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html Reel Big Fish w/ Streetlight Manifesto, Lionize and Rodeo Ruby Love...]]> Devin Townsend - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16996-devin-townsend-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Rooted in metal, but with a voice that can tackle anything from opera to screamo, Canadian musician Devin Townsend is noted for his chameleon-like ability...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16997-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Beady Eye w/ Black Box Revelation - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16985-beady-eye-w_-black-box-revelation-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html After main songwriter Noel Gallagher's acrimonious exit from Oasis, remaining members Liam Gallagher, Gem Archer and Andy Bell decided...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16986-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16987-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16988-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse...]]> Bay View Christmas Tree Lighting - Tonight @ Bay View Post, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16974-bay-view-christmas-tree-lighting-tonight-a-bay-view-post-6-pm.html The Bay View Inter-organizational Council will bring the neighborhood together tonight for its annual Christmas tree lighting at the Bay View Post...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16975-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16976-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16977-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> Chad Faries - Tonight @ The Nut Factory, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16969-chad-faries-tonight-a-the-nut-factory-7-pm.html Savannah State University assistant professor (and UW-Milwaukee alum) Chad Faries will read from his memoir, Drive Me Out of My Mind, at the Nut Factory...]]> A Christmas Carol - Today @ The Pabst Theater, noon and 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16970-a-christmas-carol-today-a-the-pabst-theater-noon-and-430-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Metropolis - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16971-metropolis-tonight-a-times-cinema-7-pm.html On the list of classic science-fiction films, Fritz Lang's Metropolis ranks near the top. The 1927 dystopian film deals with the disconnect between...]]> Hover Craft - Today @ Sweet Water Organics, noon-6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16964-hover-craft-today-a-sweet-water-organics-noon-6-pm.html Dozens of local businesses, artists and designers (both professional and amateur) will be selling unique mittens, notebooks, jewelry, headdresses, paintings, bath...]]> Metropolis - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16965-metropolis-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html On the list of classic science-fiction films, Fritz Lang's Metropolis ranks near the top. The 1927 dystopian film deals with the disconnect between...]]> Who Killed the Ghost of Christmas Past? - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16966-who-killed-the-ghost-of-christmas-past-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html After years of hosting the wildly successful Rudolph the Pissed-Off Reindeer, Bay View's Alchemist Theatre turns to a new show for this...]]> Hollywood Undead - Tonight @ Rave Eagles Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16967-hollywood-undead-tonight-a-rave-eagles-ballroom-8-pm.html Los Angeles-based rap-rock group Hollywood Undead, with its dance-heavy performance style, flips between party anthems and more serious tracks...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16968-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Clap Your Hands Say Yeah w/ Waters - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16955-clap-your-hands-say-yeah-w_-waters-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Back in 2005, when it was still rare for bands to make much noise without a record deal—oh, how times have changed—Clap Your Hands Say Yeah won over the...]]> Russian Circles w/ Young Widows and Anatomy of Habit - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16956-russian-circles-w_-young-widows-and-anatomy-of-habit-tonight-a-cactus-club-930-pm.html Drawing from the crushing math-rock of Don Caballero as well as more traditional metal influences, Chicago's instrumental trio Russian Circles has grown more...]]> Lisa Lampanelli - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16957-lisa-lampanelli-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-8-pm.html A brassy and foul-mouthed comedienne, Lisa Lampanelli is probably most recognizable from her frequent appearances on Comedy Central's celebrity roasts...]]> Metropolis - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16958-metropolis-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html On the list of classic science-fiction films, Fritz Lang's Metropolis ranks near the top. The 1927 dystopian film deals with the disconnect between...]]> Who Killed the Ghost of Christmas Past? - Tonight @ Alchemist Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16959-who-killed-the-ghost-of-christmas-past-tonight-a-alchemist-theatre-730-pm.html After years of hosting the wildly successful Rudolph the Pissed-Off Reindeer, Bay View's Alchemist Theatre turns to a new show for this holiday...]]> A Christmas Carol - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16960-a-christmas-carol-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html For more than three decades, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's technically dazzling production of Charles Dickens' classic tale A Christmas Carol...]]> Jaill w/ Hearts of Stone - Tonight @ Hotel Foster, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16948-jaill-w_-hearts-of-stone-tonight-a-hotel-foster-9-pm.html The zippy garage-pop of Jaill's 2009 album, There's No Sky (Oh My My), charmed the right bloggers before catching the ear of Sub Pop Records, which...]]> Kyuss Lives! w/ The Sword and Black Cobra - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16949-kyuss-lives_-w_-the-sword-and-black-cobra-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-6-pm.html Though they amassed an impressive body of work in their own right, the stoner rock band Kyuss has become known mostly for its many offshoot bands—Them Crooked...]]> Marcia Ball - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16950-marcia-ball-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html With her tremulous but remarkably strong voice, Marcia Ball's unique pipes bring to mind the sultry tones of friend and muse Irma Thomas, the soul queen...]]> We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, 6:15 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16951-we-were-here-the-aids-years-in-san-francisco-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-615-pm.html The 2010 documentary We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco explored the beginning of the AIDS epidemic through the eyes of San Franciscans...]]> Hot Blind Debates - Tonight @ Riverwest Public House, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16952-hot-blind-debates-tonight-a-riverwest-public-house-7-pm.html An adult spin on the classic high-school debate club format, Milwaukee's Hot Blind Debates adds an extra element of uncertainty (debaters are selected at...]]> Beirut w/ Perfume Genius - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16931-beirut-w_-perfume-genius-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html With his expansive indie-pop project Beirut, singer-songwriter Zach Condon has documented his travels around the globe through a series of grandly composed...]]> The Birthday Massacre - Tonight @ Miramar Theatre, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16932-the-birthday-massacre-tonight-a-miramar-theatre-8-pm.html Although The Birthday Massacre sometimes falls back on the chainsaw guitars and exaggerated loud/soft dynamic of modern goth bands like Evanescence...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16933-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16934-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Brandi Carlile - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16920-brandi-carlile-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Like so many of her adult-contemporary peers who owe much of their name recognition to appearances on the “Grey's Anatomy” soundtrack, Brandi Carlile...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16921-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-7-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16922-song-man-dance-man-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Style, Innovation and Vision: Six Perspectives on a Design Collection - Today @ Brooks Stevens Gallery http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16923-style-innovation-and-vision-six-perspectives-on-a-design-collection-today-a-brooks-stevens-gallery.html Having amassed an extensive body of art since its first exhibition in 1993, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design's Brooks Stevens Gallery recently undertook...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16903-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16904-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16905-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> Thursday w/ Maylene and the Sons of Disaster - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16899-thursday-w_-maylene-and-the-sons-of-disaster-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Perhaps no band was more responsible for keeping the post-hardcore torch burning into the turn of the century than Thursday, the New Jersey group that inspired...]]> Kenny Rogers - Tonight @ Riverside Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16900-kenny-rogers-tonight-a-riverside-theater-630-pm.html In his 50-year career, Kenny Rogers has recorded 65 albums, moved 120 million records and had dozens of hit singles, but none was more enduring than Rogers...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Today @ The Marcus Center, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16901-a-kodachrome-christmas-today-a-the-marcus-center-2-and-7-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16902-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Art vs. Craft - Tonight @ MSOE Student Life and Campus Center, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16895-art-vs-craft-tonight-a-msoe-student-life-and-campus-center-10-am-6-pm.html Showcasing primarily young designers, Art vs. Craft is an art fair rife with silk-screened posters, tiny jewelry, ornaments, stationery, one-of-a-kind toys...]]> Beats Antique w/ Mindspyk - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16896-beats-antique-w_-mindspyk-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html Originally formed to create musical accompaniments for producer/arranger Zoe Jakes' belly dances, the Oakland world-fusion band Beats Antique has blossomed...]]> Collections of Colonies of Bees w/ Peter Wolf Crier - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16897-collections-of-colonies-of-bees-w_-peter-wolf-crier-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Milwaukee's post-rock sextet Collections of Colonies of Bees was well on its way toward building a national following after 2008's majestic full-length...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Today @ The Marcus Center, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16898-a-kodachrome-christmas-today-a-the-marcus-center-2-and-7-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> .357 String Band w/ Those Poor Bastards and Trapper Schoepp and the Shades - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16889-357-string-band-w_-those-poor-bastards-and-trapper-schoepp-and-the-shades-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-730-pm.html There's no shortage of young bands resurrecting the sounds of American bluegrass these days, but many of them do so in the spirit of modern jam music, spinning...]]> Maidens w/ Stock Options, Drumlins and The Customary Silence - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16890-maidens-w_-stock-options-drumlins-and-the-customary-silence-tonight-a-cactus-club-930-pm.html Relatively new additions to the vast, impressive stable of gloomy Milwaukee metal and hardcore bands playing dire songs about desperate times, Maidens sing...]]> MELT #13: Nineteen Thirteen w/ The Demix and Mobile Sound Unit - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16891-melt-13-nineteen-thirteen-w_-the-demix-and-mobile-sound-unit-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-10-pm.html The Milwaukee chamber-rock trio has a unique set up that flanks singer Janet WSchiff's prized cello by two percussionists—classical- and jazz-trained Scott...]]> Sat. Nite Duets w/ Crappy Dracula - Tonight @ Riverwest Public House, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16892-sat-nite-duets-w_-crappy-dracula-tonight-a-riverwest-public-house-9-pm.html It didn't take long for the Milwaukee indie-rock group Sat. Nite Duets to find an audience for their scruffy mix of lo-fi pop, quirky pop and free-spirited...]]> Semi-Twang w/ The Mike Benign Compulsion - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16893-semi-twang-w_-the-mike-benign-compulsion-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html Semi-Twang's 1988 record Salty Tears was intended to be the first of a seven-album deal for Warner Bros., and it made the Milwaukee group early heroes...]]> Drugs Dragons w/ Head on Electric and Cyborg Fortress - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16886-drugs-dragons-w_-head-on-electric-and-cyborg-fortress-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Milwaukee scuzz-rockers Drugs Dragons gave beer-swilling hard-rock a glammy, nightmarish makeover on their self-titled debut last year, drawing from...]]> Steve Aoki - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16887-steve-aoki-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Expert remix artist Steve Aoki—also a club promoter, a record producer and the founder of Dim Mak Records—injects tricked-out trance beats into even...]]> Milwaukee Holiday Lights - Today @ Downtown Milwaukee Parks http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16888-milwaukee-holiday-lights-today-a-downtown-milwaukee-parks.html Once again this year Downtown Milwaukee will be adorned with 360 wreaths, 17 Moravian stars and more than 500,000 lights for its annual holiday display...]]> Made in Milwaukee: Rain Check - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16873-made-in-milwaukee-rain-check-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Since it was conceived a decade ago to showcase talent from Milwaukee's many arts scenes at scattered events around the city, Made in Milwaukee has ballooned...]]> Def Harmonic w/ The Rusty P's, Kid Millions, DJ Deadbeat and A-Biz - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16874-def-harmonic-w_-the-rusty-ps-kid-millions-dj-deadbeat-and-a-biz-tonight-a-mad-planet-9-pm.html Years before Kanye West was sampling Tears for Fears or Kid Cudi was recording tripped-out, psychedelic rap, Milwaukee's Def Harmonic was weaving spaced-out...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Today @ The Marcus Center, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16875-a-kodachrome-christmas-today-a-the-marcus-center-2-and-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16876-song-man-dance-man-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Style, Innovation and Vision: Six Perspectives on a Design Collection - Today @ Brooks Stevens Gallery http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16877-style-innovation-and-vision-six-perspectives-on-a-design-collection-today-a-brooks-stevens-gallery.html Having amassed an extensive body of art since its first exhibition in 1993, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design's Brooks Stevens Gallery recently undertook...]]> A Kodachrome Christmas - Tonight @ The Marcus Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16857-a-kodachrome-christmas-tonight-a-the-marcus-center-730-pm.html A cross-dressing John McGivern stars as Earlene Hoople, a veteran cable-access television host (and self-proclaimed “Queen of Rural Media”), in this local...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16858-song-man-dance-man-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16859-impressionism-masterworks-on-paper-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Thanks to loans from museums and private collections across the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York, the Albertina...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16860-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> David Cook - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16840-david-cook-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-630-pm.html Bo Bice and Chris Daughtry introduced “American Idol” to rock music, and fabulously flamboyant rocker Adam Lambert became the show's most buzzed...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Musuem http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16841-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-musuem.html Milwaukee is one of only four cities in the United States chosen to host the National Geographic Society exhibit Cleopatra: The Search for the Last...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16842-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> Yellow Ostrich w/ Conrad Plymouth and Jeanna Salzer Trio - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16835-yellow-ostrich-w_-conrad-plymouth-and-jeanna-salzer-trio-tonight-a-cactus-club-8-pm.html Since he recorded his catchy, experimental indie-pop album The Mistress primarily in his Lawrence University apartment early last year, Yellow Ostrich...]]> Song Man Dance Man - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16836-song-man-dance-man-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html In Song Man Dance Man, the Stackner Cabaret's musical tribute to seven Hollywood song-and-dance legends, Jon Peterson commands the stage as he sings...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16837-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt - Today @ Milwaukee Public Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16838-cleopatra-the-search-for-the-last-queen-of-egypt-today-a-milwaukee-public-museum.html The Avett Brothers - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16830-the-avett-brothers-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Brothers Scott and Seth began recording as The Avett Brothers in 2000, roughly at the beginning of the modern roots-revival movement jump started by...]]> Anthrax w/ Testament and Death Angel - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:50 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16831-anthrax-w_-testament-and-death-angel-tonight-a-the-rave-750-pm.html The most cartoonishly metal of the so-called “big four” of thrash metal, along with Metallica, Slayer and Megadeth, Anthrax has weathered innumerable...]]> Mates of State w/ The Generationals - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16832-mates-of-state-w_-the-generationals-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-9-pm.html Since the late '90s, boyfriend and girlfriend (and eventually husband and wife) Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner have been making hyper-joyful indie-pop music...]]> Tomáš Kubínek: Certified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16833-toma%25C5%25A1-kubinek-certified-lunatic-and-master-of-the-impossible.html Internationally acclaimed as one of the best physical comedians performing today, Tomáš Kubínek makes a stop in Milwaukee with his one-man touring show...]]> Seizure Chicken Fall Fest - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16834-seizure-chicken-fall-fest-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Seizure Chicken, a Milwaukee-based music blog with a taste for the trippier sides of indie-rock, synth-pop and garage music, hosts a two-day lineup of independent...]]> The Avett Brothers - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16818-the-avett-brothers-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Brothers Scott and Seth began recording as The Avett Brothers in 2000, roughly at the beginning of the modern roots-revival movement jump started by...]]> Seizure Chicken Fall Fest - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16819-seizure-chicken-fall-fest-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Seizure Chicken, a Milwaukee-based music blog with a taste for the trippier sides of indie-rock, synth-pop and garage music, hosts a two-day lineup of independent...]]> The Gourds w/ Eagle Eye Williamson - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16820-the-gourds-w_-eagle-eye-williamson-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html The honky-tonk lovin', old-school country revivin' Austin group The Gourds scored a novelty hit with their ultra-twangy cover of Snoop Dogg's “Gin and Juice...]]> Let The Right One In - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16821-let-the-right-one-in-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html While Americans have sexed up vampires in recent years, Sweden's Tomas Alfredson made them scary again with his 2008 film Let The Right One In, proving...]]> MAM After Dark: Impress Me - Tonight @ Milwaukee Art Museum, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16822-mam-after-dark-impress-me-tonight-a-milwaukee-art-museum-5-pm.html The latest installment of Milwaukee Art Museum's monthly after-hours event MAM After Dark commemorates the museum's current featured exhibition “Impression...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16823-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16805-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Style, Innovation and Vision: Six Perspectives on a Design Collection - Today @ Brooks Stevens Gallery http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16806-style-innovation-and-vision-six-perspectives-on-a-design-collection-today-a-brooks-stevens-gallery.html Having amassed an extensive body of art since its first exhibition in 1993, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design's Brooks Stevens Gallery recently...]]> Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16807-impressionism-masterworks-on-paper-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Thanks to loans from museums and private collections across the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York, the Albertina in Vienna...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16808-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> John Mellencamp - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16791-john-mellencamp-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-630-pm.html Like that other small-town-romanticizing heartland-rocker, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp balances pop prowess with bighearted, populist ambitions...]]> Ex Fabula - Tonight @ Stonefly Brewery, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16792-ex-fabula-tonight-a-stonefly-brewery-730-pm.html The Ex Fabula storytelling slam invites Milwaukeeans of all stripes to share comedic or dramatic five-minute stories in front of a live audience...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16793-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Style, Innovation and Vision: Six Perspectives on a Design Collection - Today @ Brooks Stevens Gallery http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16794-style-innovation-and-vision-six-perspectives-on-a-design-collection-today-a-brooks-stevens-gallery.html Having amassed an extensive body of art since its first exhibition in 1993, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design's Brooks Stevens Gallery recently...]]> Found vs. Found - Tonight @ Oriental Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16776-found-vs-found-tonight-a-oriental-theatre-730-pm.html Two organizations that take endless joy from discarded artifacts, FOUND Magazine and the Found Footage Festival, have teamed up for a 15-date...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16777-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16778-impressionism-masterworks-on-paper-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Thanks to loans from museums and private collections across the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York, the Albertina...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16779-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16770-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16771-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local artists, some of them established, others just beginning their careers, to offer...]]> Honest Monday - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16772-honest-monday-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-930-pm.html Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music with occasional guest musicians at the Jazz Estate. The...]]> Noah and the Whale w/ Nikki Lane - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16767-noah-and-the-whale-w_-nikki-lane-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html After two very comfortable albums of cinematic indie-pop, including last year's lovely The First Days of Spring, the talented but sometimes overly precious British indie-pop band Noah and the Whale weaned themselves from their...]]> Lombardi - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16768-lombardi-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another Wisconsin native, director Eric Simonson, the Milwaukee Rep's production of...]]> Christopher Paolini - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 1 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16762-christopher-paolini-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-1-pm.html Selling 25 million books is a massive achievement for any author, but for Christopher Paolini, author of the best-selling Inheritance Cycle fantasy series, the feat is made even more impressive by his age. He was just a teenager...]]> Awolnation w/ Middle Class Rut and Twin Atlantic - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16763-awolnation-w_-middle-class-rut-and-twin-atlantic-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Musician Aaron Bruno thinks in big ideas. With his electro-rock band Under the Influence of Giants, he paid homage to the big names of classic rock and funk. His solo project Awolnation is less cheeky, but no less ambitious. The band's...]]> Crooked Fingers w/ Strand of Oaks and Testa Rosa - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16764-crooked-fingers-w_-strand-of-oaks-and-testa-rosa-tonight-a-cactus-club-10-pm.html Following the breakup of influential North Carolina indie-rock band Archers of Loaf in 1998, vocalist Eric Bachmann launched Crooked Fingers as his de facto solo project. Distancing himself from his previous group's drunken wallowing...]]> Rally to Recall Scott Walker - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16765-rally-to-recall-scott-walker-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-9-pm.html The Scott Walker recall effort has begun, and United Wisconsin is looking to raise money for the cause with this fund-raising concert. The $5 show (Walker-related trivia begins at 7 p.m.) features performances from indie-rockers Fahri...]]> Local Love: The Milwaukee Music Scene Photography Exhibit - Tonight @ BYO Studio Lounge, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16766-local-love-the-milwaukee-music-scene-photography-exhibit-tonight-a-byo-studio-lounge-6-pm.html The latest exhibit at Bay View's BYO Studio Lounge puts the spotlight on Milwaukee's music scene by showcasing the images of three photographers, Peggy Howe, Anita Burgermeister and Jennifer Schoenholtz. Among the musicians they've...]]> Paul Simon w/ Punch Brothers - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16756-paul-simon-w_-punch-brothers-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-7-pm.html Plenty of graying folkies from the '60s are still releasing new music, but few can match the vitality of folk-pop luminary Paul Simon. The singer-songwriter is touring behind this April's So Beautiful or So What, one of his...]]> Game w/ DJ Dummy - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16757-game-w_-dj-dummy-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html Just as quickly as the Compton rapper formerly known as The Game (he's just Game now) injected new life into West Coast rap, proving to the world how great Cali G-funk could sound in the new millennium, he wore out his welcome with comically...]]> Kneel to Neil Benefit - Tonight @ Linneman's Riverwest Inn, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16758-kneel-to-neil-benefit-tonight-a-linnemans-riverwest-inn-730-pm.html For the seventh year in a row, area musicians with a shared love of Neil Young's songbook are gathering at Linneman's Riverwest Inn on a bill to raise money for the Bridge School for handicapped children and WMSE 91.7. Performers include The...]]> Ace Frehley w/ The Last Vegas and Black Box - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16759-ace-frehley-w_-the-last-vegas-and-black-box-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley hasn't worn his Spaceman makeup since 2002, when he left the band after what was supposed to be its farewell tour (it wasn't, obviously), but he has continued making music, releasing the 2009 solo album...]]> The Yonder Mountain String Band - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16760-the-yonder-mountain-string-band-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-8-pm.html The Yonder Mountain String Band was born when banjoist Dave Johnston told college buddy Jeff Austin to bring his mandolin to his band's performance and “play anything fast and loud.” That band, The Bluegrassholes, soon collapsed, but...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16761-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another Wisconsin native, director Eric Simonson, the Milwaukee Rep's production of...]]> Rachael Yamagata w/ Mike Viola - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16740-rachael-yamagata-w_-mike-viola-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html In the two years following her popular debut record, singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata broke with her label, floundered in love and suffered the loss...]]> Cornmeal - Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16741-cornmeal-tonight-a-shank-hall-8-pm.html From their humble beginnings as a house band in Chicago, the progressive-bluegrass ensemble Cornmeal grew an audience that allowed them...]]> Yellowman - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16742-yellowman-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Widening the path broken by Uprooted Theatre, which produced Dael Orlandersmith's 1995 work Beauty's Daughter, Milwaukee's flagship theater enriches...]]> Style, Innovation and Vision: Six Perspectives on a Design Collection - Today @ Brooks Stevens Gallery http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16743-style-innovation-and-vision-six-perspectives-on-a-design-collection-today-a-brooks-stevens-gallery.html Having amassed an extensive body of art since its first exhibition in 1993, the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design's Brooks Stevens Gallery recently...]]> Ray Davies w/ The 88 - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16717-ray-davies-w_-the-88-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-7-pm.html Given his legacy, it's no surprise that former Kinks leader Ray Davies didn't have trouble pulling in big names to assist him on his latest album, See My Friends. Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Metallica, Spoon, Billy Corgan...]]> The Jayhawks w/ Jolie Holland - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16718-the-jayhawks-w_-jolie-holland-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Jayhawks emerged from the flourishing Twin Cities music scene of the '80s with a sound and feel deeply rooted in the soil of American music. Their 1989 album on Twin/Tone Records, Blue Earth, gained them a nationwide...]]> David Bazan w/ Worrier - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16719-david-bazan-w_-worrier-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Singer-songwriter David Bazan is best known for his work with the indie-rock project Pedro The Lion, where he offered nervy confessions about sins of the flesh and his conflicted relationship with God that made him a controversial but...]]> Lombardi - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16720-lombardi-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-130-and-730-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another Wisconsin native, director Eric Simonson, the Milwaukee Rep's production of...]]> Gringo Star w/ Litmus Vinyl - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16661-gringo-star-w_-litmus-vinyl-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-8-pm.html Atlanta rock 'n' rollers Gringo Star pay punny homage to The Beatles with their moniker, but if anything the group owes more to The Kinks than the Fab Four—perhaps a band name riffing on Kinks drummer Mick Avory just didn't have the...]]> The Civil Wars w/ Milo Greene - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16662-the-civil-wars-w_-milo-greene-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Civil Wars' East Nashville origins saturate the duo's music, with singer-songwriters Joy Williams and John Paul White coloring their folk-pop with the Appalachian ambiance and Bohemian spirit of their home neighborhood. A friendship...]]> Panic! At the Disco w/ Patrick Stump and Foxy Shazam - Tonight @ The Rave, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16663-panic_-at-the-disco-w_-patrick-stump-and-foxy-shazam-tonight-a-the-rave-730-pm.html With their sophomore album, Pretty. Odd., which skirted emo conventions in favor of Beatles-inspired baroque-pop, Panic! At the Disco revealed themselves to be a much more creatively restless band than anybody could have guessed from...]]> Yellowman - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16664-yellowman-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-630-pm.html Widening the path broken by Uprooted Theatre, which produced Dael Orlandersmith's 1995 work Beauty's Daughter, Milwaukee's flagship theater enriches the city with this Romeo and Juliet story of a light-skinned African-American man and...]]> Cleopatra's Universe - Today @ Daniel M. Soref Planetarium, multiple showings http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16658-cleopatras-universe-today-a-daniel-m-soref-planetarium-multiple-showings.html Through February of next year, the Public Museum's Planetarium will be showing “Cleopatra's Universe,” a film depicting Egypt during the rule of the notorious queen. The documentary complementing the museum's current special exhibit...]]> Best of Milwaukee Awards Party - Today @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 6 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16657-best-of-milwaukee-awards-party-today-a-turner-hall-ballroom-6-pm.html The readers have spoken. Thousands voted in the 2011 Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee readers' choice awards, and tonight we'll unveil the winners at an award ceremony and party that's open to the public. The event features complimentary hors d'oeuvres and desserts...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16659-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse local artists, some of them established, others just beginning their careers, to offer...]]> Honest Monday - Tonight @ The Jazz Estate, 9:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16660-honest-monday-tonight-a-the-jazz-estate-930-pm.html Every Monday night at the Jazz Estate, singer-songwriter Marc Ballini, mandolinist Ryan Ogburn and guitarist Craig Baumann present an informal, free evening of music with occasional guest musicians at the Jazz Estate. The...]]> Owl City w/ Days Difference - Tonight @ Carroll College, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16653-owl-city-w_-days-difference-tonight-a-carroll-college-730-pm.html Adam Young likely had no idea he was going to be such a divisive figure when he started making electro-pop on his computer to bide time during bouts of insomnia. However, sleeper #1 pop hit "Fireflies" and the album from which it came, Ocean Eyes, catapulted him and his...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Today @ Off The Wall Theatre, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16654-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-today-a-off-the-wall-theatre-430-pm.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller classic that features the comic talents of Mark Hagen and Jeremy Welter in the Bette Davis and Joan Crawford roles of sisters Blanche and Jane...]]> Yellowman - Today @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 2 and 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16655-yellowman-today-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-2-and-7-pm.html Widening the path broken by Uprooted Theatre, which produced Dael Orlandersmith's 1995 work Beauty's Daughter, Milwaukee's flagship theater enriches the city with this Romeo and Juliet story of a light-skinned African-American man and a dark-skinned woman in...]]> Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16656-impressionism-masterworks-on-paper-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Thanks to loans from museums and private collections across the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York, the Albertina in Vienna, and the Tate in London, more than 100 works from some of the biggest names in impressionism will be on display at the...]]> Blitzen Trapper w/ Dawes and The Belle Brigade - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16648-blitzen-trapper-w_-dawes-and-the-belle-brigade-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-8-pm.html Neil Young, The Band and Gram Parsons aren't by any means new influences to Blitzen Trapper, but the band has never embraced those staples more fully than they do on their latest record for Sub Pop, American Goldwing. Where Blitzen Trapper once dressed up their Americana...]]> Uptown Saturday Night - Tonight @ Mad Planet, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16649-uptown-saturday-night-tonight-a-mad-planet-10-pm.html Through their record label Dope Folks, Milwaukee hip-hop enthusiasts John “Kid Millions” Kuester and Chris Schulist reissue long-out-of-print (and sometimes completely unreleased) treasures from rap's golden era, from artists like Stranj Child, Prophets of the Ghetto and Rock La...]]> Umphrey's McGee - Tonight @ The Rave, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16650-umphreys-mcgee-tonight-a-the-rave-9-pm.html Among the heaviest and most prog-rock influenced of the major bands on the jam scene, Umphrey's McGee draws particularly from Pink Floyd, Genesis and Dream Theater, but they are of course as prone to the same genre-hopping that their Bonnaroo-circuit pals are. The band's...]]> Cheap Trick - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16651-cheap-trick-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Cheap Trick followed up their breakthrough At Budokan album with a real curveball: 1979's Dream Police, an ambitious concept album that gave their signature power-pop an epic makeover, layering on synthesizers and orchestrations. It went on to become one of their...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m., midnight http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16652-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm-midnight.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller classic that features the comic talents of Mark Hagen and Jeremy Welter in the Bette Davis and Joan Crawford roles of sisters Blanche and Jane...]]> Mark Sultan w/ Trent Fox & The Tenants, John the Savage and The Lonesome Savages - Tonight @ Club Garibaldi, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16638-mark-sultan-w_-trent-fox-the-tenants-john-the-savage-and-the-lonesome-savages-tonight-a-club-garibaldi-8-pm.html One of the leaders of the Montreal garage-rock scene, and easily one of its most prolific players, Mark Sultan has performed his fuzzed-out, doo-wop-inspired...]]> Takeover Freestyle Battle - Tonight @ Stonefly Brewery, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16639-takeover-freestyle-battle-tonight-a-stonefly-brewery-9-pm.html DJ Bizzon of WMSE's Tuesday-night “Mad Kids” radio show hosts the final installment of the city's Takeover Freestyle Battle, which will pit...]]> The Salford Lads Club w/ Maritime and Testa Rosa - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16640-the-salford-lads-club-w_-maritime-and-testa-rosa-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Three Milwaukee groups pay tribute to some of their favorite bands at this benefit concert for the Pablove Foundation, which funds childhood...]]> Group of the Altos w/ Little Scream and BOBBY - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16641-group-of-the-altos-w_-little-scream-and-bobby-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html Though they share a guitarist (Daniel Spack) and a similar love of instrumental post-rock with Collections of Colonies of Bees, Milwaukee's post-rock...]]> Cheap Trick - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16642-cheap-trick-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Cheap Trick followed up their breakthrough At Budokan album with a real curveball: 1979's Dream Police, an ambitious concept album that gave...]]> Gym Class Heroes w/ The Dirty Heads and Wallpaper - CANCELED http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16643-gym-class-heroes-w_-the-dirty-heads-and-wallpaper-canceled.html Thanks to their affiliation with Fall Out Boy, New York's Gym Class Heroes found a quick audience for their cheeky hip-hop for outsiders, but with success...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16644-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-8-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16645-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller classic...]]> Karaoke Underground - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16625-karaoke-underground-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html For more than half a decade, Austin's Karaoke Underground has been catering to punk and indie-rock fans underserved by traditional karaoke selections...]]> Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith - Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 6:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16626-amy-grant-and-michael-w-smith-tonight-a-the-riverside-theater-630-pm.html Contemporary-Christian music was still a small niche when Amy Grant found massive commercial success in the '80s. Her run of crossover hit albums from that...]]> Lombardi - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16627-lombardi-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-730-pm.html Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16628-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller classic...]]> Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16629-impressionism-masterworks-on-paper-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Thanks to loans from museums and private collections across the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York, the Albertina...]]> 3 Doors Down w/ Theory of a Deadman - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16612-3-doors-down-w_-theory-of-a-deadman-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html After all these years, 3 Doors Down are still writing soundtrack-ready, doom-and-gloom scorchers about matters of life-and-death urgency...]]> Ed Roland and Kevin Griffin - CANCELED http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16613-ed-roland-and-kevin-griffin-canceled.html Collective Soul's Ed Roland and Better Than Ezra's Kevin Griffin never became household names the way the frontmen of some of the more successful...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16614-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller...]]> Yellowman - Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16615-yellowman-tonight-a-milwaukee-repertory-theater-130-and-730-pm.html Widening the path broken by Uprooted Theatre, which produced Dael Orlandersmith's 1995 work Beauty's Daughter, Milwaukee's flagship theater enriches...]]> Neil Hamburger w/ J.P. Incorporated - Tonight @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16602-neil-hamburger-w_-jp-incorporated-tonight-a-cactus-club-9-pm.html With his greasy comb-over, cheap tuxedo, poor comic timing and frequent, phlegmy coughing fits, Neil Hamburger's sendup of bad stand-ups should be almost...]]> Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16603-lukas-nelson-promise-of-the-real-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Can you guess which famous musician California rocker Lukas Nelson is related to? Hint: He's a long-haired country legend with a fondness for a harvestable...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16604-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse...]]> Impressionism: Masterworks on Paper - Today @ Milwaukee Art Museum http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16605-impressionism-masterworks-on-paper-today-a-milwaukee-art-museum.html Thanks to loans from museums and private collections across the world, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim in New York, the Albertina...]]> Brother Ali and Motopony - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16591-brother-ali-and-motopony-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Even by the standards of his label, Rhymesayers, rapper Brother Ali makes intense, serious rap music. His records channel the rage he felt being...]]> Halloween - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 8:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16592-halloween-tonight-a-times-cinema-830-pm.html Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho may have been the first slasher film, but it was John Carpenter's Halloween that invented the genre as most viewers...]]> Blood on the Dance Floor w/ Angelspit and New Years Day - Tonight @ The Rave 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16593-blood-on-the-dance-floor-w_-angelspit-and-new-years-day-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html A spastic crunkcore duo with glam and synth-pop undertones, Blood on the Dance Floor a collaboration between Dahvie Vanity (vocals, keyboard, guitar...]]> Current Tendencies II: Artists From Milwaukee - Today @ Haggerty Museum of Art http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16594-current-tendencies-ii-artists-from-milwaukee-today-a-haggerty-museum-of-art.html In the second installment of the Haggerty Museum of Art's ambitious “Current Tendencies” series, curator Lynne Shumow displays the art of 10 diverse...]]> Dracula - Today @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 1:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16579-dracula-today-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-130-pm.html If you know the Milwaukee Ballet and the work of its director and choreographer Michael Pink, you need no further prompting to see Dracula, running Oct...]]> Orgone - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16580-orgone-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html The Los Angeles funk band Orgone were early adopters of the current retro-soul craze, playing covers of Booker T and Isaac Hayes alongside originals that...]]> Halloween - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 5 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16581-halloween-tonight-a-times-cinema-5-pm.html Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho may have been the first slasher film, but it was John Carpenter's Halloween that invented the genre as most viewers...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Today @ Off The Wall Theatre, 4:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16582-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-today-a-off-the-wall-theatre-430-pm.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller classic...]]> Insane Clown Posse w/ Twiztid and Blaze - Tonight @ The Rave, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16573-insane-clown-posse-w_-twiztid-and-blaze-tonight-a-the-rave-7-pm.html For the better part of a decade, mass culture was mostly unaware of the thriving “Juggalo” subculture that evolved around fans of the rapping-clown group...]]> Trans-Fusion, The Party - Tonight @ Marcus Center, 10 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16574-trans-fusion-the-party-tonight-a-marcus-center-10-pm.html Following the Saturday night performance of Dracula, Michael Pink's ballet adaptation of the classic horror story, the Milwaukee Ballet hosts...]]> Ozric Tentacles - Tonight @ Orchard Inn, Menomonee Falls, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16575-ozric-tentacles-tonight-a-orchard-inn-menomonee-falls-8-pm.html Splitting the difference between spacey prog-rock and jammy electronic fusion, Ozric Tentacles have amassed a diverse audience over the last...]]> David Seebach's Illusions in the Night - Today @ Greenfield Performing Arts Center, 2 and 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16576-david-seebachs-illusions-in-the-night-today-a-greenfield-performing-arts-center-2-and-730-pm.html David Seebach continues one of Milwaukee's longest-running Halloween traditions with his glitzy “Illusions in the Night” show, which started in 1991...]]> Halloween - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16577-halloween-tonight-a-times-cinema-7-pm.html Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho may have been the first slasher film, but it was John Carpenter's Halloween that invented the genre as most viewers...]]> Cheap Trick - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16578-cheap-trick-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Cheap Trick followed up their breakthrough At Budokan album with a real curveball: 1979's Dream Police, an ambitious concept album that gave...]]> GWAR w/ Every Time I Die and Ghoul - Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16564-gwar-w_-every-time-i-die-and-ghoul-tonight-a-the-rave-8-pm.html As if there wasn't already enough fake blood blanketing the city for Halloween weekend, costumed warlords from space GWAR return to the Rave for another...]]> They Might Be Giants w/ Gold Motel - Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16565-they-might-be-giants-w_-gold-motel-tonight-a-the-pabst-theater-730-pm.html The fact that They Might Be Giants began recording children's albums last decade didn't come as much of a surprise to many of the long-running alternative group...]]> Halloween - Tonight @ Times Cinema, 11 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16566-halloween-tonight-a-times-cinema-11-pm.html Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho may have been the first slasher film, but it was John Carpenter's Halloween that invented the genre as most viewers...]]> Dracula - Tonight @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16567-dracula-tonight-a-marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts-730-pm.html If you know the Milwaukee Ballet and the work of its director and choreographer Michael Pink, you need no further prompting to see Dracula, running...]]> Whatever Happened to Baby Jane - Tonight @ Off The Wall Theatre, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16568-whatever-happened-to-baby-jane-tonight-a-off-the-wall-theatre-730-pm.html Off the Wall Theatre continues its season with a production of Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, an adaptation of the 1962 camp-thriller classic...]]> David Seebach's Illusions in the Night - Tonight @ Greenfield Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16569-david-seebachs-illusions-in-the-night-tonight-a-greenfield-performing-arts-center-730-pm.html David Seebach continues one of Milwaukee's longest-running Halloween traditions with his glitzy “Illusions in the Night” show, which started in 1991...]]> Cheap Trick - Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16570-cheap-trick-tonight-a-potawatomi-bingo-casino-8-pm.html Cheap Trick followed up their breakthrough At Budokan album with a real curveball: 1979's Dream Police, an ambitious concept album that gave...]]> Delhi 2 Dublin - Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16551-delhi-2-dublin-tonight-a-turner-hall-ballroom-7-pm.html Even by the anything-goes standard of modern world music, Delhi 2 Dublin's fusion of world sounds is pretty eccentric. The Canadian sextet electrifies traditional...]]> Opeth w/ Katatonia - Tonight @ The Rave, 8:15 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16552-opeth-w_-katatonia-tonight-a-the-rave-815-pm.html Ten albums into their career, Opeth has skirted just about every unwritten convention of death metal. The Swedish group distinguished themselves immediately...]]> Zoo Brew - Tonight @ Milwaukee County Zoo, 7 p.m. http://shepherdexpress.com/article-16553-zoo-brew-tonight-a-milwaukee-county-zoo-7-pm.html Beer festivals are com