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09.15.2014 | 136 days ago | Posted at 04:56 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
UniverSoul celebrates 20 years in existence with a performance a tour that comes to town this month. The multicultural, multinational, blend of music, theater and circus arts makes it to the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds on 640 S. 84th St. in West Allis Sept. 17 - 21. What had started as a dream to put together a single evening of entertainment for a full family continues into its third decade with ...
Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

We Sampled the Sad and the Sublime at the Wisconsin State Fair

Everyone has their favorite foods at the State Fair, the old standbys that they eat every year. Mine include the butterflied pork chop sandwich near the Coliseum, a cheeseburger from Major Goolsby's, and almost anything in the Wisconsin Products
07.03.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

Calling all makers

By Norman Ware
Maker culture is on the rise right now, both nationally and locally. Each month locals come out to Bay View's popular Maker Market, a homegrown event that speaks to the DIY roots of the maker movement, but in a sign of how far the movement is spreading the White House held a huge Maker Faire of its own this summer. It's in that spirit that the Wisconsin State Fair Grounds will host a Maker Faire t...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

New business in the old industrial city

 Despite the successes of such summertime events as the Summer Music in the Park series at West Allis’ Veterans Memorial Park and the annual A La Carte street festival on Greenfield Avenue, many people continue to define
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Sunday, Aug. 11 @ 6:30 p.m.

In a dire commercial country music landscape where ’80s arena-rock and hairspray seemingly bears more influence as the genre’s folk and rural roots, Miranda Lambert provides some hope of artistic redemption. Oh, she rocks when
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Saturday, Aug. 10 @ 8 p.m.

 Hard rocker Vince Neil may have been a bad boy before he became lead vocalist for Mötley Crüe, but he has lived up  to the moniker during his Crüe days and on through
Thursday, July 25, 2013

Friday, Aug. 9 @ 7 p.m.

 Now 19 and tweeting shirtless pics of himself and recording increasingly adult-minded music, Justin Bieber has outgrown his original niche as a kid pop star. Enter 17-year-old Austin Mahone, a dreamy-eyed, silky-haired pop