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Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008

Tonight @ the Bradley Center - 7:30 p.m.

Keeping with Cirque du Soleil’s vision of cramming as many amazing acts of human agility onto a stage as can possibly fit at one time, Saltimbanco is the company’s oldest touring revue and a good overview of the company’s blend of ballet, juggling, acrobatics and general feats of strength. Though, like all of Cirque du Soleil’s early...
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008

Tonight @ the Bradley Center - 7:30 p.m.

Keeping with Cirque du Soleil’s vision of cramming as many amazing acts of human agility onto a stage as can possibly fit at one time, Saltimbanco is the company’s oldest touring revue and a good overview of the company’s blend of ballet, juggling, acrobatics and general feats of strength. Though, like all of Cirque du Soleil’s early...
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008

Today @ North Avenue - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

One of Milwaukee’s odder new traditions, the Tomato Romp returns for a second year on Milwaukee’s East Side today between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on North Avenue. Though it also promises music, arts and crafts, produce and buskers, the event is first and foremost a celebration of drinking built around a bloody mary competition. For $10, drinkers...
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Tonight @ Whitefish Bay Library Community Room - 7 to 9 p.m.

Grafton nurse Meg Boren sacrificed all the comforts of home in 2002 to build a health care clinic in a remote area of Nicaragua. With the help of donors and a steady stream of volunteers from Wisconsin, the clinic has offered health care to villagers who once had been too poor or too isolated to receive reliable, modern medical...
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008

Tonight @ the Bradley Center - 6:30 p.m.

Hulkomania is no longer running wild, and thanks to the scandal that emerged after the death of wrestler Chris Benoit, professional wrestling has been going through some tough times lately. WWE matches, however, are still fun, rowdy and unapologetically stupid events, refreshing in their distance for current events . . .
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds - 9 a.m.

Many of those headed to the final day of the Indian Summer Festival at the Summerfest Grounds will be helping a worthy cause on their way. They’ll be participating in the eighth annual Dylan’s Run, a two-mile run/walk that raises money for the Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin, which will . . .
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Traditional dances, music, weaving and pottery demonstrations, a daily pow-wow competition and robust American-Indian cuisine such as wild rice, buffalo venison and roasted corn are among the attractions at this weekend’s Indian Summer Festival, which runs through tomorrow at the . . .
Friday, Sept. 5, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Traditional dances, music, weaving and pottery demonstrations, a daily pow-wow competition and robust American-Indian cuisine such as wild rice, buffalo venison and roasted corn are among the attractions at this weekend’s Indian Summer Festival, which runs through Sunday at the . . .
Monday, Sept. 1, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds - Noon

As always, the Milwaukee County Labor Council AFL-CIO goes all out in celebration of its favorite holiday, Labor Day, staging their parade through downtown Milwaukee at 11 a.m. and hosting a family-oriented gathering at the Summerfest grounds from noon to 5 p.m. With the election in full swing, there . . .

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