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Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012

Milwaukee landmark serves food again

 In 2010 the restaurant at Turner Hall closed its doors. Quite a shame as the Hall, constructed in 1882, has a lot of charm. The restaurant reopened a few weeks ago and a few improvements have been made. The wood floors
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

Michael Pink’s The Nutcracker

 In a faraway land in the days when nuts were sold in shells, a magician named Drosselmeyer made a soldier-shaped voodoo doll with teeth. He presented this totem to young Clara at her wealthy family’s Christmas feast.
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

Getting Comfortable with The Nutcracker

In the darkness and cold of winter, we draw together for comfort. Holiday traditions help us find our lives again through the rituals we share. As a tuxedoed cabaret crooner, I return to the classic holiday standards every year
Monday, Oct. 15, 2012

Florentine Opera brings the masterpiece to the stage

 “Carmen is a woman meant only for love and death.” These were the ominous words that Prosper Merimee used to describe the coarse Gypsy character he authored in his grungy 1845 novella. Yet Carmen’s name would soon...
09.07.2012 | | Posted at 11:19 AM

Okay . . . fine . . . a one man star wars show at the Marcus Center

By Russ Bickerstaff
  The ad copy states that: "Writer/performer Charles Ross spent too much of his childhood in a galaxy far, far away." Okay, yes. . . but so did quite a few of us. And though some of us have moved on, there are still quite a few members of Generation X who haven't. You see them at sci-fi and gaming conventions. Some of these people are very, very funny (intentionally.) They actually tend to be re...
Monday, Aug. 27, 2012
Music, Milwaukee's premier new music ensemble, begins its 31st season with “Change,” a concert showing the progression of contemporary music and highlighting the next generation of...

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