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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Shoop-Kassner’s art book for the Grand Avenue Club

The Grand Avenue Club (GAC) strives to provide adults affected by mental illness with a variety of opportunities to build community and engage in productive educational and work experiences. Painter Colleen Shoop-Kassner
Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

The story of Milwaukee garage rock

 Garage rock first gained popularity in the U.S. in the 1960s and today garage bands continue to find their way into the mainstream of rock ‘n’ roll. Perfect for both fans of rock and students of history, Peter Roller’s new book Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock follows
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Ode to Joy: The "Sound and Fury Sonnet Slam" was a delightful evening of readings—Shakespearean, original or otherwise—that were bawdy, uber-bawdy, romantic or downright funny. The event raised funds for the Optimist Theatre...
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
Institution Type: Catholic private women's college Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Theater Review

Optimist Theatre's free “Shakespeare in the Park” returns to a courtyard at Alverno College this month as the company presents Twelfth Night. Much like Optimist's production of The Tempest last year, Twelfth Night is an intriguing if off-balance affair...
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Theater Preview

After a successful debut last year, Optimist Theatre returns to the campus of Alverno College this week to open a free, outdoor production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Longtime Milwaukee Rep resident actress Laura Gordon directs a cast that mixes talent from a variety...
05.29.2011 | | Posted at 11:35 PM

Register online for Optimist’s TWELFTH NIGHT.

By Russ Bickerstaff
Optimist Theatre had recently opened its web reservations system for its upcoming free outdoor production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. The show, which is being directed by Milwaukee Rep resident actor Laura Gordon, will be running June 16th “ through 26th on the campus of Alverno College. Last year'™s production of Tempest had a really unique energy about it that made for the first of...
Monday, April 12, 2010

Tonight @ Alverno College, 8 p.m.

Alverno College celebrates the opening of its Research Center for Women and Girls with an appearance tonight from Sheryl WuDunn, who penned the New York Times bestseller Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for...
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

The Milwaukee Public Schools board is in the process of recruiting a new super-intendent who will hopefully have the experience, vision and leadership skills to move the struggling school system forward. This is serious business because our future, the children, depend on our...
08.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
With hopes of better weather than last year, when rain put a good-sized dent in attendance, Alverno College released the lineup for its 2009 Global Union festival, a two-day world-music concert in Bay View's Humboldt Park. With just six headliners, the lineup is smaller than in recent years, but it's typically varied: � Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 Mucca Pazza:  1 p.m....

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