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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Theatre Gigante’s ancient tale of revenge

 This month, Milwaukee theater veterans Isabelle Kralj and Mark Anderson stage an adaptation of the ancient Greek legend of Electra in their Theatre Gigante production. It's a tale of revenge that has echoed throughout
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Adam DeGross’ Photographic Tour of the Underground

 The Borg Ward Collective presents an inter-arts extravaganza, May 3-5, featuring live performances by Milwaukee and Minneapolis punk acts ($5 cover) in one room, and a photography exhibition by Adam DeGross in the other
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 It’s no surprise the University of Wisconsin System would begin setting aside extra reserve funds when the most anti-education governor and Legislature in state history took control of Wisconsin’s government
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

New UWM study indicates that stormwater management features have economic benefits

 Preliminary results conducted by a UW-Milwaukee researcher show that “green infrastructure” has boosted property values in Milwaukee. According to researcher Kate Madison
Monday, April 22, 2013

Startling images from UWM’s Italian Film Festival

 Spectacular images of the Berlin Wall being hammered into bits for souvenirs were seen across the world, but the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe resulted in many other memorable visuals. In Italy, some of the most
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
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Doing Good Against Impossible Odds

 In White Elephant, Villa Virgen is an enormous cinderblock, scrap metal and packing board slum in Buenos Aires. Living there are 30,000 souls, squatters whose meager social services are provided by a young social worker
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Film department sponsors research center for Indian director

The last few years have been busy at UW-Milwaukee’s Department of Film, Video, Animation & New Genres, still better known simply—and for good reason—as the film department. During the chairmanship of Rob Yeo, the Hollywood Reporter named UW...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Radical printmaking on campus

Printmaking has often been used to illustrate protest, whether for social, political or environmental issues. The UW-Milwaukee Union Art Gallery showcases this history in the exhibition “Uprisings: Images of Labor,” featuring

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