Gastronomic Overload: Throughout the weekend, more than 7,000 people poured
into the fourth Wine & Dine Wisconsin at the Delta Center. The
well-orchestrated event, organized by the Milwaukee
A Trio of New Exhibitions Christens Renovated Space
By Peggy Sue
At a grand reopening party on November 9, the Historic Third Ward’s Portrait Society Gallery hosted a trio of new exhibitions. Three recently enlarged galleries complement an additional room for art storage and documentation that completed a long summer of innovation meets renovation. Each fresh space impressed owner/curator Debra Brehmer’s well-wishers that celebrated with her on Friday eveni...
The newly shaped Portrait Society Gallery (PSG), in the Third Ward’s
Marshall Building, opened Nov. 9. Six-plus months is a long time to walk around
in dusty debris, but the gallery is up and running and proprietor
Whereas “reality” entertainment often relies on a carefully planned series of falsehoods, artistic realism uses the natural beauty and emotion of our surroundings to depict life.
Unaltered human beauty is on display in the Portrait Society Gallery’s current exhibition “The Real Photo Postcard Survey” by J. Shimon and J. Lindemann...
In 1998, Debra Brehmer curated an exhibition called "Sweeping and Cleaning: Order and Chaos in Domestic Life." Included in the catalog was the following line from Emily Dickinson: "God keep me from what they call households." I like households, however, having lived in approximately 40, some shabby and some splendiferous...
Best Buddies: A beautifully balmy evening brought out a record crowd to the My Best Friend Is Straight party, held this year at the lakefront's historic North Point Lighthouse. Greeting guests at the annual Cream City Foundation fundraiser...