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10.22.2014 | 3 hours 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
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

UWM's gift to dance students and the city

 “It'll never look the same,” my friend said as we left the North Point Water Tower section of UW-Milwaukee’s “Summerdances—Stephan Koplowitz: Water Sight
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

UWM Summerdances transfigures two Milwaukee landmarks

 At nightfall on June 13, 14 and 15, 14 dancers will perform at the base of the beautiful North Point Water Tower while digital projections animate the white stone monument's upper half and 25 voices from Bel Canto Chorus
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Latino Arts’ ‘Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá’

 In Latino Arts’ current exhibition, “Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá” (“From Neither Here Nor There”), artist Raoul Deal explores the subject of Mexican immigration, along with the complex issues of assimilation, isolation and