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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

UWM Summerdances transfigures two Milwaukee landmarks

 At nightfall on June 13, 14 and 15, 14 dancers will perform at the base of the beautiful North Point Water Tower while digital projections animate the white stone monument's upper half and 25 voices from Bel Canto Chorus
Monday, June 3, 2013

Explore Wisconsin’s Largest LGBT Festival

This year PrideFest added stages, expanding the area it occupies within the Henry Maier Festival Grounds and intensifying its commitment to serving and celebrating
Thursday, May 23, 2013

2013 Summer Guide

 Take advantage of the season and enjoy the food at these lakefront establishments. Some are only open in summer and offer foods meant to be eaten outside. Others
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Michael Pink sorts through the swirling tale

 In most versions of Swan Lake, the white swan pas de deux represents the first meeting of Prince Siegfried and the swan queen Odette. He's obliged by virtue of his birth to marry and carry on the line, but no available
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Michael Pink's Swan Lake

 In rehearsal for Milwaukee Ballet's Swan Lake, Luz San Miguel dances the delicate curved arabesques of the White Swan with more than grace and perfect technique; she seems endlessly apologetic. The mournful girl knows that
Monday, May 6, 2013

Theatre Gigante marks 25 years with a new Electra

 "When you want to know what grief means, remember me," Electra tells the Chorus of Female Slaves in The Oresteia, the 2,500-year-old dramatization by the Greek playwright Aeschylus of King Agamemnon's bloody
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 Sadly, Façade: An Entertainment, a collaborative production of Danceworks Performance Company, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Milwaukee Opera Theatre, was ruined for me by the unworkable acoustics of the
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Ferne Caulker Bronson’s ‘Sweet Grass Project’

 The infectious sound of African drums guided me to the rehearsal room at UW-Milwaukee's Mitchell Hall. Ferne Caulker Bronson, the choreographer and artistic director of Ko-Thi Dance Company since its founding in 1969

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