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11.20.2014 | 70 days ago | Posted at 01:32 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s kind of strange to think that fairy tales have become kid’s stuff. Older fairy tales were intended for adults as well as children. Over the years, the ancient stories have evolved into something that had become very sanitized and very juvenile.The UWM Peck School of the Arts returns to the spirit of an earlier era at the beginning of next month with Giants Have Us in Their Books. The prog...
11.11.2014 | 79 days ago | Posted at 05:40 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
My three year-old daughter has asked many things of me. Quite a lot of them involve Hello Kitty and going to the park at inappropriate times. I’m quite thankful that she has not, as of yet, requested that I get the moon for her. I anticipate that this is probably coming, though...maybe even tonight.Children’s book author Eric Carle’s Papa, please get the moon for me was originally published ...
10.22.2014 | 98 days ago | Posted at 08:36 PM
By Tyler Friedman
Artist's Now is a lecture series put on by UWM's Peck School of the Arts. All the events take place on Wednesday's at 7 p.m. in the Arts Center Lecture Hall on the UWM campus. As a rule, these lectures are free, open to the public, and designed to appeal to a broad audience with an interest in contemporary visual art. Nationally and internationally known artists hold forth on the ...
04.21.2014 | | Posted at 02:38 PM
By Tyler Friedman
"For years I said if I could only find a comfortable chair I would rival Mozart," wrote twentieth century composer Morton Feldman. While most would not insist on such grandiose results, it is easy to commiserate with Feldman: the success of a creative endeavor is tied up with the space of creation. It seems intuitively true that the 'great American novel' could not be written in the stultifying sq...
Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

Milwaukee Opera Theatre and the Peck School present Ravel’s ‘L’enfant et les

An angry child throws a tantrum and demolishes his room. Magically, his broken possessions come to life and castigate him for the way he’s treated them. He flees to the back yard where the trees, insects and small
01.12.2014 | | Posted at 04:05 PM
By David Luhrssen
Martin Jack Rosenblum died after falling asleep on the night of Jan. 10. He was a musician and recording artist, poet, founder of the rock 'n' roll program at UWM's Peck School of the Arts, onetime Harley-Davidson archivist, a popular lecturer and regular Shepherd Express collaborator.Marty had many interests but only a few loves. Among the latter were rock'n'roll (and its roots), the mystique of ...
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

UWM students stage a life’s immensity in a studio theater

 The legend of Peer Gynt is an exhaustive, fantastical one. A ragged man becomes highly successful only to find his fortunes turn over the course of many, many years. It’s a long and winding journey based in Norwegian folklore. Many years after Henrik Ibsen crystallized the legend into a five-act play, American