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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...
Monday, Feb. 24, 2014
 Last night the full moon pushed on the new tree in our back yard
Monday, July 16, 2012

Fine dining inside the InterContinental Hotel

It used to be that hotel restaurants were avoided at all costs. But the past decade has seen great improvements in this area, with the likes of Metro, inside the Hotel Metro, and the Milwaukee...
06.19.2012 | | Posted at 11:53 PM

Free Marcus Center events at KidZ Stage Tuesday through Thursday mornings at 10 am

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Don't be suspicious of the capital "Z." It's not up to anything sinister . . . it's actually kind of whimsical . . . and this time of year, it provides a lot of free entertainment for kidZ . . . er . ..  Kids.   The Marcus Center's outdoor KidZ Stage rests playfully by the side of the river far back in a corner of the space taken-up by the performing arts complex. Starting today, Tuesdays...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The rare Wisconsinite who isn't an avid Green Bay Packers fan may be tempted to say that all of us enthusiastic football fans are from “outer space.” But in one wacky comedy, created by members of American Folklore Theatre, the Packers actually...
Thursday, June 7, 2012

New Edition and Locust Street Festival

Milwaukee's classiest free concert series, Jazz in the Park, begins its 2012 season with an evening of music from one of the city's most prominent blues combos: Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys. The group plays...
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Florentine Opera presents 'Idomeneo'

Regarded as Mozart's first great opera, Idomeneo was a remarkable breakthrough for the 24-year...

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