Express Milwaukee - Today in Milwaukee http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-277-1-today-in-milwaukee.html Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT en hourly 1 Open Mic Night with Misha Siegfried - Tonight @ The Up and Under Pub, 9 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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 @ Café Centraal, 2-8 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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://expressmilwaukee.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'...]]>