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Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

Ex Fabula’s community-building 'Close Encounters'

Not so long ago in a restaurant not so far away, five inspired young men and women dined together on Indian food—and something extraordinary happened. Over Maharaja’s curries and masalas, they pledged to create an
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

New business in the old industrial city

 Despite the successes of such summertime events as the Summer Music in the Park series at West Allis’ Veterans Memorial Park and the annual A La Carte street festival on Greenfield Avenue, many people continue to define
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

‘Acts of Wilderness’ in Three Bridges Park

 A newborn park in the center of Milwaukee is the dramatic setting for Acts of Wilderness, a new site-specific spectacle that Debra Loewen and her Wild Space Dance Company will present on Sept
Thursday, March 14, 2013
"Honestly, I'm not a big drinker," says the British-born director who is lighting up the Rep, "especially now with a 17-month-old girl at home, but I'm partial every now and then to a finely crafted cocktail.” Where better to go than this wonderfully camp retro bar? “It serves up the best-made
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Local Author

More than anyone, John Gurda has reminded Milwaukee of its unique heritage. Gurda has been examining the city's past from many angles since the 1970s, but he achieved local historian superstar status when his book The Making of Milwaukee...
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Milwaukee Author

Milwaukee is home to all kinds of writers—novelists and essayists, poets and journalists. But when we think “Milwaukee writer,” it’s impossible not to put John Gurda at the head of the list. More than anyone, he reminds us of our city’s unique and valuable heritage. Gurda became a local history superstar when his...
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010

Tonight @ Todd Wehr Auditorium, 8 p.m.

The Milwaukee School of Engineering debuts a new, free lecture series about city issues tonight in its Todd Wehr Auditorium with a presentation from Milwaukee historian John Gurda, who will speak about one of the city’s most pressing...
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

Tonight @ Boswell Book Company, 7 p.m.

In his new book One People, Many Paths, Milwaukee’s preeminent historian John Gurda shows how the entrepreneurial, intellectual and cultural contributions by the city’s Jewish residents over the past have made Milwaukee a richer...

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