Home / Tag: Miramar Theatre
09.24.2014 | 84 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It was only earlier this month that the '70s-devoted Milwaukee rock band Herman Astro played a release show for its latest album, Mean Gene. It turns out that show will be one of their last: This morning the group announced that it will break up following one final "grand finale, variety show" scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Miramar Theatre. You can read the band's touching farewell Faceboo...
07.03.2014 | | Posted at 05:47 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Say you’re a regular performance group that regularly performs on the first Friday of the month. What do you do when the first friday of the month happens to land on one of the biggest holidays of the year? If you’re Dead Man’s Carnival you go ahead and you do a show on July 4 anyway.Magic, juggling, burlesque, human oddities and other circus fare come once more to the Miramar Theatre on 284...
06.05.2014 | | Posted at 06:51 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The first Friday of the month approaches. For a certain undeservedly small segment of the local population that means another Dead Man’s Carnival show at the Miramar Theatre. One need not be a dead man to attend. And audiences can attend the show reasonably assured that there probably won’t be any dead men performing on the program. The variety act in question might come across as being misnam...
07.15.2013 | | Posted at 10:30 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
That didn't take long, thankfully. A couple of weeks after closing following a fire, the Miramar Theatre announced it will reopen on Saturday, July 20. "We will still be in clean-up mode with much more to do, but functional and comfortable," owner Bill Sell wrote in an email to Miramar Theatre subscribers. "Thanks for all your support!"...
07.05.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The Miramar Theatre will be closed indefinitely following a fire Wednesday night. In an email blast last night, theater owner Bill Stace wrote, "The Miramar Theatre had a fire last night, July 3, 2013. No one was injured, but there had been extensive smoke damage. We will be closed for repairs until further notice. We will be back as soon as possible! Thank you." TMJ4 is reporting that the fire ca...
Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

The Shepherd’s 2013 New Year’s Eve Guide

 2012 won’t necessarily be remembered as a great one. It’s almost certain to go down as the year the nation endured another bitter election cycle, stretches of unusual and frequently destructive weather patterns
11.01.2012 | | Posted at 03:47 PM
By David Luhrssen
  Boney Fingers look very much at home in their full-length concert DVD, Live @ The Miramar Theatre. The crowd is large and approving and the band members have an evident connection with their audience as they roll on low simmer through a set of songs that echo a run that had entered its third decade. Boney Fingers’ roots in the Grateful Dead are evident in their group spirit, their ...
07.31.2012 | | Posted at 07:13 AM

A Steampunk Burlesque at Summer's End

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Even if it's just a passing trend, it's nice to see the Steampunk aesthetic gain popularity. The latest local manifestation is The Dainty Rogues…a group of theatrical performers that includes burlesque dancers, fire eaters, singers, comedians and drag kings.    The group presents its debut performance at summer's end as it presents The Clockwork Dolls--a burlesque performance at the Miram...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
In the climactic scene of John Fante's 1939 novel Ask the Dust, Fante's grieving alter ego Arturo Bandini takes a copy of his novel and tosses it into the desert. The scene resonated with Milwaukee electronic artist Lorn, who titled his latest...

0|1