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Friday, Sept. 19, 2008

Tonight @ Heidelberg Park - 5 p.m.

Milwaukee’s celebrates Oktoberfest in Heidelberg Park, right by the Bavarian Inn in Glendale, kicks off its three-weekend run this evening at 5 p.m. Brace yourself for as much polka, beer and heavy food as you can handle.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008

Teutonic Charm

Few places offer as much German Old World charm as Kegel’s (5901 W. National Ave.), with its congenial bar, wood tables, hunting murals, stained-glass accents and oak beamed ceilings. The menu is very German, though the Friday fish fry competes for popularity. The item to order is sauerbraten; the tender beef is marinated for 10 days before it’s...
Monday, July 21, 2008

Tonight @ the Times Cinema - 7 p.m.

Sweet Land returns to the Times Cinema for a yet another encore screening tonight. The 2005 indie film, which has proved popular enough with local audiences for the theater to keep bringing it back, is the subtle story about a German woman who immigrates to Minnesota in the 1920 to marry a young Norwegian . . .
06.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nancy Wilkes
  Despite my mach speeds on the race course, I try not to brag about my fame and fortune. After all, I wasn’t always a star. That got me thinking, who else is out there with celebrity status and German heritage? Today, I put my paws to the keyboard and googled a few of my favorite celebs who turned their German looks, brains, and talents to fame. Here’s my top 5, but feel free to add o...
Monday, Feb. 25, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Public Museum

Years after its inception, the German Body Worlds exhibit continues to attract controversy wherever it is displayed. This month, “20/20” ran an expose on the exhibit, which is currently on display at the Milwaukee Public Museum, questioning its scientific merit and raising allegations that some of the preserved corpses . . .
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008

Tonight @ the Schwartz Bookshop, Brookfield - 7:00 PM

Doug Schmidt set out to pinpoint the roots of Milwaukee’s continued interest in bowling in his latest book, They Came to Bowl, ultimately linking the sport’s local popularity to our city’s German heritage. In the process, he also dug up plenty of amusing anecdotes and factual tidbits. Tonight Schmidt talks . . .