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08.06.2014 | 112 days ago | Posted at 07:46 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
With the Steampunk aesthetic movement getting as big as it has in recent years, it was really only a matter of time before Milwaukee dove into the movement in a big way. The Milwaukee Steampunk Society was founded a couple of years back. It has been working to become an official presence networking those interested in living out and breathing in the imagined aesthetic of 19th century science ficti...
11.11.2013 | | Posted at 08:40 AM

With Vic & Gab and Field Report's Chris Porterfield

By Shepherd Express Staff
Since losing his son Pablo to a Wilms’ tumor, Milwaukee native Jeff Castelaz’s Pablove Foundation has strived to increase awareness about childhood cancer and raise money for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where Pablo underwent treatment. A one-time staple of the Milwaukee music scene who managed the city’s most successful acts from the ’90s, including The Gufs, Citizen King and The Pr...
10.10.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM

Three wine and fine-dining events for an important cause

By Shepherd Express Staff
Celebrity chef Rich Tramonto, a James Beard Award winner who has been featured on TV programs including Brago's "Top Chef" and the Food Network's "Iron Chef," will prepare a multi-course meal as part of the 10th annual Lombardi Food & Wine Experience, a fundraiser for cancer research and care.The former head chef of Chicago's renowned Tru restaurant, Tramonto will prepare the meal as part of t...
08.02.2013 | | Posted at 10:45 AM

Local music in-jokes + beef puns = comic and culinary gold

By Evan Rytlewski
For the last few years, the chefs at Comet Cafe and Honeypie Cafe have created special, limited-time burgers to fundraiser for WMSE. They've come up with some inspired concoctions, including an Atomic Milwaukee Family Burger with Hooks Creamery 5-year aged cheddar, apple compote and Pritzlaff bacon, but this year's benefit-burger menu is their most delightfully high-concept yet. Comet, Honeypie an...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso said of the value of aesthetics in society. Milwaukee's Gallery Night and Day embraces this spirit for its 25th anniversary, July 27-28. The quarterly event, which began...
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Tonight @ Distil, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

On July 9th, Twitter users @JamieOverman and @AbiNaumann will run a half-marathon to call attention to Crohn's and Colitis, with hopes of raising $4,000 to help find a cure, but first they're holding this fundraising Tweet-up at Distil, 722...
08.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Though Milwaukee native Eric Benet doesn't perform too many shows around here anymore, he'll make a rare appearance at the Pabst Theater on Sept. 18. Unfortunately, the circumstances behind the concert are sad ones. Benet's friend Beccee Smith�a singer who performed with Benet in his first late-'80s band, Gerard�has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer, despite being a non-smoker. Benet wil...

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