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06.18.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
�I ran a variation of this story last year, but judging by how many people still don't know what Juneteenth is, I figured it's worth rerunning. Milwaukee's Juneteenth celebration is unlike any other in the country; it's one of those local traditions that's taken on a life of its own over the years: Although the Emancipation Proclamation called for the liberation of confederate slaves, it...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, June 18, Sugar Blue @ Jazz in the Park, 6:30 p.m. Attempting to establish a nickname for himself as memorable as those of Muddy Waters and Blind Lemon, harmonica wiz James Whiting adopted the moniker Sugar Blue after picking up an old 78 titled Sugar Blues out of a pile of...

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