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Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013

Rick Petrie on the multi-ethnic Settlement Museum

 Rick Petrie is a UW-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design graduate, and executive director of Urban Anthropology Inc. He recently sat down with Off the Cuff to discuss the Old South Side Settlement Museum (707 W. Lincoln Ave.)
Sunday, May 17, 2009
John Gurda created the landmark Making of Milwaukee documentary and the Milwaukee Public Museum offers the beloved Streets of Old Milwaukee. But our city's historic legacy is best experienced up close and personal: on a walking tour. For example, in the warmer months, the nonprofit Historic Milwaukee Inc. offers walking tours of Downtown, the Third Ward, East Town and the Lake Drive mansions, plus a bike tour of Walker's Point and, in the wintertime, a tour through Downtown's skywalks. But why not try something more offbeat...
Monday, May 26, 2008

Today @ the Forest Home Cemetery - 11:30 a.m.

Every year, famous figures from Milwaukee’s past rise from the dead and gather at the Forest Home Cemetery seeking brains. This annual event isn’t quite as Romero-esque as it sounds, though: The dead people are played by actors, and the brains they seek belong to those they wish to educate. Costumed guides . . .

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