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Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The Waukesha Civic Theatre has ambitiously set out to recreate the Broadway classic Miss Saigon—scene by scene, song for song. It's no small feat. Miss Saigon is one of Broadway's longest-running musicals ever—and for good reason. The epic Vietnam War...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” The exhibition opens April 30 at Latino Arts Inc. in the United Community...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Sam Llanas reflects on life after The BoDeans

An affinity for night is a large part of both the public and private persona of musician Sam Llanas...
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Short Orders

Jimmy's Grotto (314 E. Main St., Waukesha) is a beloved Waukesha institution featuring an extensive menu of comfort foods and fried favorites that would make Food Network personality and perpetual grease-seeker Guy Fieri flip his visor. And while...
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012
For its next concert, Early Music Now will present “The Dawn of Joy: Medieval Creativity,” an imaginative and expressive journey into the music of 14th-century Italy as preserved on manuscript. Performing these mostly lively pieces will be a trio...
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011

Authentic food makes Waukesha restaurant a destination

Meiji Cuisine, located on Waukesha's northeast side, offers diners a split personality. Patrons will find two dining areas, separated by a bar. The first area specializes in Japanese food, featuring a sushi bar and a few hibachi tables. The second area, which highlights a Chinese menu, is even more...
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Short Orders

The historic center of downtown Waukesha continues to be an incubator for interesting restaurants. The newest is Key Westconsin (331 Riverfront Plaza, Waukesha), which offers the flavors of Key West in Wisconsin. Located along the Fox River just across from Waukesha State Bank, it is a light and airy place...
Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Art Preview

More than 20 venues open their doors inside the Historic Third Ward's Marshall Building on Friday, March 4, 5-9 p.m. Galleries and merchants on five floors present new exhibitions; refreshments at cash bars provide added comfort.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010

And other big questions about the Great Lakes Water Compact

The city of Waukesha’s request for Lake Michigan water is the first of its kind under the Great Lakes Water Compact, and with it comes scrutiny. Here are some of the biggest questions about Waukesha’s request, and how it will be handled in Wisconsin and by the Compact’s partners. Q: Hasn’t Waukesha gotten the OK to purchase Lake Michigan water? The mayor already has been...
Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Incumbent Nelson stresses regional cooperation to create jobs; challenger Scrima wants direct subsidies to court businesses

Although the city of Waukesha is typically thought of as a suburb of Milwaukee, it’s the seventh largest city in Wisconsin, and has come into its own in the past decade. On April 6, voters will be asked if Mayor Larry Nelson, 55, a former teacher, deserves a second term, or if real estate developer Jeff Scrima, 32, should take...

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