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Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013

Craig Blietz at the Wilson Center

 Door County painter Craig Blietz could be called a Renaissance master. While he thoughtfully studies the domestic creatures inhabiting Wisconsin’s famous peninsula for his contemporary realistic artwork, the techniques he
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
Choreographer David Parsons’ internationally renowned modern dance company will showcase its newest work, Round My World (2012), in an 8 p.m. concert Nov. 16 at the Wilson Center in Brookfield’s Mitchell Park.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The 12 semifinalists in the 2012 North American Biennial Piano Competition, sponsored by Milwaukee-based PianoArts, are coming to town June 7-13 for a series of recitals, master classes and more. The three finalists will have the chance...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts continued its diverse offering of performances by touring and regional groups with last Saturday's “Broadway Today!,” a show that deserved more than a single performance. The show's lackluster title...
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts began with the hopes of becoming a cultural beacon in Milwaukee's western suburbs. A grassroots committee inspired that dream in 1993. After several major revisions to their plans...
03.19.2012 | | Posted at 11:52 PM

Dallas Children’s Theatre brings traditional folktale to Wilson Center

By Russ Bickerstaff
The African tribe that ultimately would claim Nelson Mandela among its members also has a rich tradition of folktales—stories that had been collected by a man named George McCall Theal in 1886. Years later, one of those tales was adapted into an award-winning children’s book just a few years ago by John Steptol. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters feels very much like tales from the European trad...
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

Art Review

Is latex used solely for sterile surgical gloves? Artist Yevgeniya Kaganovich answers that question with an unequivocal “no” in a mesmerizing site-specific installation constructed from air, latex and glass that seamlessly integrates into the Ploch Art Gallery at Brookfield’s Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts...
11.25.2010 | | Posted at 07:53 AM

Milwaukee Native’s Musical About Social Networking

By Russ Bickerstaff
������ It’s not that much of a stretch to think of the internet as a vast, highly interactive piece of artwork that is constantly evolving. Like any other revolutionary piece of media, those media that had been around before it are very slow to regard it with any degree of respect. When TV or movies address the internet, they tend to look profoundly un-hip in comparison to their newest cousin...
Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Classical Preview

“I’m very excited about the program we’ve put together for our first concert at the Wilson Center,” says Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster and violinist Frank Almond of his next performing event. It’s easy to see why. Frankly Music (violinist Frank...