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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...
Monday, April 30, 2012

Slipstream (Redwing Records)

The two Dylan covers, both from Time Out of Mind, no less, reveal the state of Bonnie Raitt's old heart: full of appreciation, wonder and tough nostalgia for “the rest of us, who used to rule the world.” Sure, the smooth blues...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's next concert, “Symphonic Masters,” will kick off with Symphony No. 26 in D minor, written in 1768 by the incredibly prolific Franz Joseph Haydn. For this symphony, known as the “Lamentatione” for its sonic...
04.04.2012 | | Posted at 06:46 AM

Marcus Center Hosts Extra Terrestrial Invasion early this summer

By Russ Bickerstaff
It’s not like I haven’t heard of the musical Packer Fans From Outer Space. I have a great appreciation for the Packers. I grew-up pretty close to Green Bay. My wife is from there . . . but a show with a title like that just conjures up images of crude lawn ornaments painted green and gold, Green Bay Packer garden gnomes and that sort of thing . . . sort of the tacky end of NFL fandom . . ...

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