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09.25.2014 | 124 days ago | Posted at 06:32 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The Bronzeville Arts Ensemble recently collaborated with First Stage in a program that worked with playwrights to develop short plays that could be produced. The effort has paid off in a program of three shorts that will be staged at the end of this month. Playwright’s Showcase features three shorts: Just a Conversation Over Chicken and Dumplings by Michelle Dobbs, Judge Not by Josie Hymes and P...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

Milwaukee Color

To live as an African American in this country at the turn of the 20th century was to face unrelenting injustice and torment on multiple fronts. During the Reconstruction period following the Civil War, federal law provided some protection for the civil rights of newly freed slaves. But when Reconstruction ended...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

Tonight @ Wisconsin Conservatory of Music - 7:30 PM

As Milwaukee’s Bronzeville district continues its revitalization, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music pays homage to area’s rich musical history with a program called Bronzeville Revisited tonight at 7:30 p.m. The emphasis is on jazz: Local saxophone hero Berkeley Fudge, singer Adekola Adedapo and others . . .