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Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

Theater Preview

The stage was the scene of mass commotion: people rushed about; platforms moved around; Lenny killed Curly’s wife. Amid the flurry of it all, in a most pleasant voice, director Rebecca Holderness told me that everything was going well with just more than a week until opening night for the UW-Milwaukee Department of Theatre’s production of Of Mice and Men.
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008
When we hear that sedition is raging out of control at the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee, that it’s prompting student government to ban free speech on campus, citizens everywhere have a right to be alarmed. What’s alarming, of course, ...
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008

Tonight @ UWM Union, 7pm

The UWM Union Theatre’s ongoing Festival of Films in French may be heavy on new films, but it has also found room in its line-up for some classic ones. Tonight, for instance, the theatre hosts a free 7 p.m. screening of Jean-Luc Godard’s classic 1965 drama Pierrot le fou.
Friday, Feb. 8, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

The UWM Union Theatre kicks off its 2008 Festival of Films in French with two Milwaukee premieres. Maurice Richard, at 7 p.m., tells the story of the infamous French Canadian hockey player who sparked racial riots in the 1950s while standing up against racism in his league. In the drama Private . . .
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Arts Center Mainstage Theater - 7:30 PM

The concepts of time and space and the limitations they place on everyday life are explored in detail with Winterdances: Time, an interpretive dance program choreographed by UWM faculty members Simone Ferro, Janet Lilly, Andre Tyson, Luc Vanier, and Darci Brown Wutz . . .
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

The oft-observed irony of the Dark Star Orchestra is that the group pays homage to the Grateful Dead, a group renowned for their improvisational spirit, by robbing their music of any improvisation, recreating the Dead’s classic shows song for song, sometimes even solo for solo.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2008

Tonight @ the UWM Union Theatre - 7:00 PM

Ever wonder why Radiohead’s music is so downtrodden? Meeting People Is Easy, a 1998 documentary that the UWM Union Theatre is screening for free tonight at 7 p.m., offers a good explanation. This heavily stylized tour film follows the band as they . . .
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007

THEATER REVIEW

UW-Milwaukee’s production of Ring Around The Moon was a little less than three hours long, but the time went by like it was only 90 minutes thanks to a fun production under the inspired direction of Michelle Lopez-Rios.

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