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08.14.2014 | 128 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we dedicate an entire hour to a topic we often touch on peripherally: placemaking. Inspired by Mary Louise Schumacher's excellent big-picture look back at some of the "successes and missteps" of recent Milwaukee placemaking endeavors, we ponder the definition of placemaking, try to decode the sometimes dubious ...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

Big funding changes have infused the city with vitality

The visual arts in Milwaukee are changing dramatically. In 2012, the Milwaukee Art Museum was the juggernaut. With 400,000 annual visitors, total assets of $129 million and operating expenses of more
10.25.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we're joined by NEWaukee executive director Angela Damiani, who clarifies a few things about the urban camping event we discussed last week. Just how, exactly, is the organization putting its $350,000 ArtPlace grant to use? And how will camping on Wisconsin ...
10.17.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we examine yet another event that says its art but doesn't smell like art: a planned "urban camping" excursion on Wisconsin Avenue. Is this a fun, worthwhile experiment in placemaking, or is it a waste of grant money that was ostensibly supposed to go towar...

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