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Friday, Sept. 12, 2008
One of Milwaukee’s own is coming home to perform. Catey Ott, dancing since the age of 4, honed her artistic skills in the rehearsal studios and classrooms of UW-Milwaukee’s Dance Department, where she received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She currently serves as artistic director of the...
Friday, Sept. 12, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre 7 p.m.

Amid the backdrop of apartheid-ridden 1950s South African, two women, one of them trapped in a joyless marriage, fall in love in the 2007 British romantic drama The World Unseen. Heralded by critics for its tense scene setting, the film screens tonight at 7 p.m. at the UWM Union Theater. It’s one . . .
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

Perhaps the most poignant of all documentaries screening at this year’s LGBT Film/Video Festival, Jerusalem Is Proud to Present, which plays tonight at 7 p.m. at the UWM Union Theatre, follows a crew of idealistic LGBT organizers as they attempt to throw a World Pride event in Jerusalem—an undertaking that . . .
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Classical Preview

Fate was kind to us in that a singular genius such as Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827) was in the right place and time to so enrich the world of music. His composing career fits into three musical periods.
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

A handful of recent documentaries have explored the intersection between faith and homosexuality, but few have been as daring as 2007’s A Jihad for Love, a bold documentary, filmed in secret in 12 different countries, about Islam’s stance on sexuality. It screens tonight at 7 p.m. at the UWM Union Theatre as part . . .
Monday, Sept. 8, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The UWM Union Theatre’s LGBT Film/Video festival continues tonight with a double-feature paying homage to filmmaker Derek Jarman, whose often-shocking films became more aggressively pro-gay rights throughout the years. At 7 p.m., a2008 documentary Derek . . .
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The UWM Union Theatre continues its LGBT Film/Video Festival today with several screenings, including a 7 p.m. screening of XXY, a 2007 Argentinean drama about Alex, a 15-year-old girl born with both female and male sex characteristics. Alex’s life becomes even more confusing when she begins a relationship with . . .
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7 p.m.

The UWM Union Theatre’s LGBT Film/Video Festival continues today with many screenings, including a 7 p.m. showing of what promises to be one of its most popular offerings. The 2007 comedy Butch Jamie follows a butch lesbian struggling with her acting career. She finds unlikely success, however, when she passes . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theater - 5 p.m.

The LGBT Film/Video Festival continues today with three screenings at the UWM Union Theatre: It Is Not the Homosexual Who Is Perverse, But the Society in Which He Lives, a 1971 Germany “educational” relic at 5 p.m.; The New World, a French drama about a lesbian couple debating having a child at 7 p.m., and YOU . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater - 8 p.m.

Though he introduced himself as a geeky, skateboarding rapper with an affinity for Japanese pop culture—to be sure, a meme completely new to rap music—Lupe Fiasco has smartly fought against being pigeonholed in the years since, revealing himself to be more ambitious than anyone could have expected . . .

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