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Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013
 Skyline Music: The Tuesday night concert series at the Selig-Joseph-Folz Amphitheater in Milwaukee's Kadish Park featured a fab performance by RAS Movement. Often called
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Corned beef comes to Grand Avenue

 As its oldest regulars can attest, Jake’s Deli hasn’t changed much since the ’50s. The business has changed hands a few times over the decades, and new managing partner Gary Plassmeyer brought with him some fresh signage
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Milwaukee illusionist explores the secrets of his trade

 “What’s the secret of magic?” ponders David Seebach. “The secret of magic is the magician.” He would know. Seebach is arguably the most famous modern magician in the land of Houdini. He’s performed
Thursday, June 21, 2012
With the help of some enthusiastic praise from celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, Washington, D.C., pop-rock songwriter Eric Hutchinson rebounded from an unproductive stint on Madonna's Maverick Records, which shut down before...
Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011
When I was young, the classic film State Fair was remade starring, appropriately enough, Pat Boone...
01.09.2011 | | Posted at 09:50 AM

Waukesha Civic Theatre looking to cast for its production of STATE FAIR

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � In a different era it probably would’ve been titled State Fair: The Musical! As the 1945 Rodgers and Hammerstein film musical State Fair debuted in 1945. Years later in 1962, it was first adapted for the stage. It’s the story of the Frake family going to the Iowa State Fair. This week, the Waukesha Civic Theatre�will be casting for its production of the classic musical, due to hit the sta...
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

Hollywood Halloween

...all new theme, Hollywood Halloween. They contacted demons and murderers from horror films of the past, offered them free meals, and they went for it...
Monday, Aug. 4, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 7 p.m.

For as great of a band as they are, Steely Dan hasn’t inspired much in the way of tribute and cover bands (which is a particular shame when you consider how many dozens of Genesis cover bands dominate the market). The San Francisco cover band Aja Vu, then, is left to pick up much of the slack, playing tight . . .
Monday, Aug. 4, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 8 p.m.

State Fair’s Main Stage usually welcomes family-friendly events—last night, for instance, the Doodlebops headlined—but tonight’s entertainment is for more mature audiences: It’s the 8 p.m. “MMA In The Cage” Gladiator Fighting event, a local mixed martial arts (MMA) competition. MMA allows for the . . .
Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008

Today @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 6 p.m.

They have orange, pink and blue faces, with hair to match. They pretend to play musical instruments. And, apparently, they are as big as the Beatles among the pre-High School Musical crowd—which, in this case, would be kids between the ages of 18 months and 5 years old. The Doodlebops’ musical . . .

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