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01.21.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM

There will also be a really big King Cake

By Evan Rytlewski
Milwaukee doesn't have a particularly rich Mardi Gras tradition, but for the last several years the city has come out for at least one reoccurring Fat Tuesday celebration: Radio Milwaukee's annual Mardi Gras party at Turner Hall Ballroom with Maxie's Southern Comfort, which provides a generous spread of soul food. This year's lineup features two brassy party bands: the Milwaukee soul-rock band Her...
Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014

Prometheus exciting concert series continues

For Prometheus Trio’s third concert in this season’s four-part series, Scott Tisdel (cello), Stefanie Jacob (piano) and Timothy Klabunde (violin) will perform Antonín Dvorák’s challenging Trio in F Minor, Op. 65, a set of quirky Viennese drinking song variations by Hans Gál, and Ned Rorem’s
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
Whether it's called Mardi Gras or Carnival, the idea of a final blowout before the austere season of Lent has traveled widely across the world. In Armenia, the big party is called Poon Paregentan (literally, “Good Living”), and this weekend the Milwaukee celebration features the Wisconsin band MidEast Beat...

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