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Formerly relegated to small venues and county fair-type events, 1960s British pop band The Zombies reunited—or, more to the point, returned—after a lengthy dormancy. Despite the almost universa
09.17.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Consider it an early Christmas for Milwaukee history buffs, sightseers, architecture geeks and plain-old voyeurs: Doors Open Milwaukee returns this weekend for another two-day look into the city's closed-off crevices. Introduced in 2011, the event features free access to more than 100 buildings, including churches, hotels, museums, office buildings and private clubs, many of which will be off...
07.26.2013 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Ashley Sprangers
Summer can be less than great for those who are forced to spend the days in Milwaukee’s concrete jungle. Constant construction makes the commute long and frustrating, and who wants to wear a suit with a heat index in the triple digits? But employees of the Downtown area do have something to look forward to during these slow summer months, and it’s right around the corner: The 8th Annual Downto...
07.08.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Not that jam bands necessarily need a reason to break into a cover song, but Halloween holds special significance in jam circles, as many of the scene's biggest bands use the occasion to play dress up and play even more elaborate and high-concept cover sets than they usually do. Umphrey's McGee is one of the most ambitious of these bands, creating elaborate sets of mashed-up cover songs each Hallo...
07.05.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Mrinal Gokhale
The 12th annual Bristol Renaissance Faire presents more additions in merchants and entertainment this year along with traditional favorites. This Kenosha-based festival will take people back to Shakespeare times with medieval food and alcoholic beverages, entertainment, a marketplace and complimentary children’s games and rides. It will be held July 6 through September 2 on Saturdays, Sundays an...
06.14.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Now in its fifth year, the free fall film series Point Fish Fry and A Flick rolled out its 2013 schedule this week. Once again the event will screen a lineup of family-unfriendly cult movies outside of the Discovery World in conjunction with a Bartolotta fish fry and a fleet of local food trucks and food carts. Before each screening, Point Brewery will offer free tastings of its Ciderboys beer. Th...
06.05.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
More than 40 Milwaukee restaurants will offer special prix fixe menus during the 8th annual Milwaukee Downtown Dining Week from June 6 to June 13. Priced at $10 for lunch, and $20 or $30 for dinner, each meal includes a starter, entrée and dessert. New participating restaurants this year include Lucille’s Piano Bar, Karma and Kanpai. Reservations are strongly recommended, since many restaurants...

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