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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

Tonight @ the Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 7:30 PM

The true story of a once forgotten blues record label from unassuming Grafton, Wis. is told in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater’s Grafton City Blues, which the theater stages tonight at 7:30 p.m. Set in a modern-day Bronzeville attic, the play begins with the discovery of relics from Paramount Records, a . . .
Monday, Jan. 14, 2008

A world-premiere musical

Most residents of southeast Wisconsin, even music fans, are still surprised to learn that Port Washington and Grafton were home to a significant blues label in the 1920s, Paramount Records. Awareness has been rising: Dutch blues researcher Alex van der Tuuk authored a book on the label, and a . . .
Sunday, Jan. 13, 2008

Tonight @ Stackner Cabaret - 8:00 PM

The latest Milwaukee Rep production tells the story of a once forgotten blues record label in unassuming Grafton, Wis. Grafton City Blues documents the depression-era label Paramount, which released sessions from future legends like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Ma Rainey and even Louis Armstrong.
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008

Tonight @ Stackner Cabaret - 8:00 PM

The latest Milwaukee Rep production tells the story of a once forgotten blues record label in unassuming Grafton, Wis. Grafton City Blues documents the depression-era label Paramount, which released sessions from future legends like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Ma Rainey and even Louis Armstrong. Set in a modern-day Bronzeville attic where relics from the . . .
Friday, Jan. 11, 2008

Tonight @ Stackner Cabaret - 8:00 PM

The latest Milwaukee Rep production tells the story of a once forgotten blues record label in unassuming Grafton, Wis. Grafton City Blues, which debuts in the Stackner Cabaret tonight with an 8 p.m. performance, documents the depression-era label Paramount, which released sessions from future legends like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Ma Rainey . . .
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008

Tonight @ Stackner Cabaret - 8:00 PM

The latest Milwaukee Rep production tells the story of a once forgotten blues record label in unassuming Grafton, Wis. Grafton City Blues, which debuts in the Stackner Cabaret tonight with an 8 p.m. performance, documents the depression-era label Paramount, which released sessions from future legends like Blind Lemon Jefferson, Ma Rainey . . .

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