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Monday, April 22, 2013

Startling images from UWM’s Italian Film Festival

 Spectacular images of the Berlin Wall being hammered into bits for souvenirs were seen across the world, but the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe resulted in many other memorable visuals. In Italy, some of the most
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Doing Good Against Impossible Odds

 In White Elephant, Villa Virgen is an enormous cinderblock, scrap metal and packing board slum in Buenos Aires. Living there are 30,000 souls, squatters whose meager social services are provided by a young social worker
Friday, May 4, 2012

Aziz Ansari, Field Report and Milwaukee Underground Film Festival

Los Angeles promoter David Bash founded his International Pop Overthrow Festival in 1998 to showcase bands performing in the loosely defined power-pop tradition—pretty much any group playing melodic, guitar-based rock qualifies—and has since...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

UWM hosts annual Latin American Film Series

The protagonist, Karen, forces back tears as the city rolls by through the smudgy...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
It's easy enough being under 21 in Milwaukee during the summer. The season is so rich with outdoor street, music and ethnic festivals that there's almost always something to do. The long winters, however, are a different story. Once the city moves its drinking indoors, under-agers are shut out. There are still some solid options for students without fake IDs, though. The corner bars and clubs that host some of the city's best music may be off limits, but Milwaukee's biggest, most active music venues are mostly all ages; The Pabst Theater, Turner Hall Ballroom, The Riverside Theater and the Rave...
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre 7 p.m.

Amid the backdrop of apartheid-ridden 1950s South African, two women, one of them trapped in a joyless marriage, fall in love in the 2007 British romantic drama The World Unseen. Heralded by critics for its tense scene setting, the film screens tonight at 7 p.m. at the UWM Union Theater. It’s one . . .
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

Perhaps the most poignant of all documentaries screening at this year’s LGBT Film/Video Festival, Jerusalem Is Proud to Present, which plays tonight at 7 p.m. at the UWM Union Theatre, follows a crew of idealistic LGBT organizers as they attempt to throw a World Pride event in Jerusalem—an undertaking that . . .
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

Underage Students Scrounge For Entertainment

Kevin Christensen had heard promising talk about Milwaukee’s music scene and was eager to take in as many local bands as possible when he enrolled in UW-Milwaukee as a freshman last year. He was in store for a letdown.
Friday, April 4, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre kicks of its week-long Latin American Film Series tonight with a free 7 p.m. screening of XXY, a 2007 drama about Alex, a 15-year-old girl born with both female and male sex characteristics. Alex’s already difficult life becomes even more confusing when she begins a relationship with . . .

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