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Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011

Milwaukee's New Year's Eve options

Milwaukee has never been known for teetotalism, and New Year's Eve only gives the city more cause...
Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010

New offerings from Off the Wall, Carte Blanche and UWM

Thanks to aggressive corporate marketing, many people start to tire of the holidays shortly after Thanksgiving. For those looking to enjoy theater offerings sans holiday fare, the city offers quite a few options this month. Right across the street from the Milwaukee Rep’s huge annual production of A Christmas Carol at the Pabst Theater...
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I choose not to belabor the craft of a finely honed essay for you’s this week ’cause I’m guessing you’re just too damn busy to read anything important I got to tell you this time of year aren’t you, what with your holiday this and your holiday that...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

The Rep and First Stage open the Holiday Season

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Milwaukee stage holidays begin tonight with a pair of big, iconic openings downtown.  Two shows opening about a block apart from each other is far from being the insane flurry of openings next week. The two shows opening this week are however noteworthy in that they’re both probably the biggest, best funded local theatrical Holiday shows this side of the Milwaukee Ballet’s annual Nutcrack...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008
In 1989, community radio station 1290 WMCS and the Salvation Army teamed up to serve the needy on Christmas Day. Nineteen years later, they're still serving the community's needs-and the need has grown. 1290 WMCS General Manager Don Rosette said that almost 8,000 people are expected to share the traditional holiday meal on Thursday, Dec. 25, at the Midwest Airlines Center. Last year, 5,300 people attended, but the number will likely rise because the feast is a way to celebrate a holiday during tough economic times...
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008

Plus Heroes and Jerks of the Week

Come on, Milwaukee. Keep your favorite locally owned companies in business during these tough economic times. Make a promise to buy local this holiday season at www.expressmilwaukee.com and you could win great prizes from local businesses. The Shepherd Express’ computers will randomly pick winners throughout...
11.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The morning of the first snow is probably as good a time as any to make mention of the Milwaukee Christmas/holiday theatre season. This season brings with it a few new items to mingle with the standard series of shows that tend to pleasantly plague my schedule beginning with November’s End. Here’s a brief list of what’s coming-up:A CHRISTMAS CAROLThe Milwaukee Rep is one of the first theatr...

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