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Sunday, July 29, 2012

Today @ St. John the Baptist Armenian Orthodox Church, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

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...
Thursday, July 28, 2011

Armenian Fest's homemade cuisine

Though it's not as large as its counterparts on the lakefront, few of Milwaukee's ethnic festivals are more tightly knit or distinctive than Armenian Fest, the annual celebration that has been held since the 1930s. The event began as a small picnic, with families sharing homemade dishes, and nearly eight decades...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Milwaukee Color

Milwaukee is renowned for its ethnic diversity; it’s an element of our city that is particularly obvious during the warmer months, when each weekend hosts a different ethnic festival. Cultural influences from countries like Poland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico and Germany are so pervasive, it's hard to...
Sunday, July 27, 2008

Today @ St. John the Baptist Armenian Orthodox Church - 11 a.m.

Armenian Fest, which runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today at St. John the Baptist Armenian Orthodox Church, might not have the cachet of the larger ethnic festivals at the Summerfest grounds, but the free event has been around far longer than they have: It began in the 1930s. You won’t find deep-fried cheese sticks here. The . . .
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

A taste of something different

All over this city, summertime ushers in a broad spec trum of church festivals. And being the outdoor festi val fans that we Wisconsinites are, we visit them, either to support our denomination or because it’s the weekend and we feel like going out. Or maybe a little of both. Equal parts ethnic festival and church picnic...
Wednesday, July 23, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, July 24, Extra Golden w/ Kings Go Forth @ Cactus Club, 9 p.m. Compared to the typical music scenes, Nairobi, Kenya stands out as a curiously unique starting point for the multina tional Extra Golden, which owes as much stylistically to classic American rock aesthetics as traditional Kenyan Benga music.