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11.19.2014 | 4 days ago | Posted at 04:45 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Whenever I hear Christmas music without the lyrics, my mind always substitutes the lyrics from A Cudahy Caroler Christmas. I’ve seen Anthony Wood’s musical holiday comedy countless times. I can only imagine what it must be like for Chris Flieller. He’s been playing the central role of Stasch in eight different runs of the show over the years. It’s understandable that he would want to step ...
11.23.2014 | 3 hours ago | Posted at 01:40 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The first friday of next month, Theatre Gigante welcomes Michael Stebbins for David Sedaris’ Holidays on Ice in Walker’s Point. The exact same time as that show is opening,  Theatrical Tendencies launches its staging of Sedaris’ The Santaland Diaries at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center. It’s a Joe Mantelloe stage adaptation directed by Mark E. Schuster featuring Jim Lautenbach.I’...
10.31.2014 | 22 days ago | Posted at 02:17 PM
By Amanda Sullivan
Socks for Seniors is seeking coordinators in or near Milwaukee to help with sock collection this year. The sock campaign runs through Christmas.
11.03.2014 | 20 days ago | Posted at 04:40 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Neil Haven’s perennial favorite show Who Killed Santa? has been featured at a variety of different local locations over the years. The show features puppets standing-in for a slow-witted Frosty the Snowman, an alcoholic Rudolph, a tragically youthful Tiny Time, a metalhead Little Drummer Boy all grown-up and a newly-introduced Little Drummer Girl. It’s a post- Christmas holiday party. Santa ge...
12.18.2013 | | Posted at 04:43 PM
By Tyler Friedman
First things first: I love jazz. We’re talking an if-you-love-jazz-so-much-why-don’t-you-marry-it kind of love. Don’t think I haven’t tried… At any rate, my charge with the Shepherd Express concerns the visual arts, and despite the theatrical brashness of a jazz musician such as Sun Ra, jazz remains undeniably an auditory art. Perhaps my position is for the best. Otherwise I woul...
Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Dec. 6, 2013

Rarely can one witness the critical stature of an artist rise perceptibly in the course of one concert. But such happened for country music critical darling Kacey Musgraves at her show at The Rave F
12.22.2012 | | Posted at 08:38 AM

Prints Portray Traditional Gospel's Story

By Peggy Sue
In the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a place of quiet reflection can be discovered in the University of Milwaukee Wisconsin’s art history gallery. Their exhibition “Nativity” presents more than two dozen prints, primarily etchings. engravings and woodcuts, all tiny artistic gems, reflecting the life of Jesus of Nazareth in a linear narrative around the gallery from left to right. ...

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