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Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 27, Prestige Atlantic Impulse @ Sugar Maple, 8 p.m. Affirming Victor DeLorenzo’s status as perhaps the most musically adventurous of all the Violent Femmes, the drummer’s new project, Prestige Atlantic Impulse, is an experimental jazz trio worlds removed from the Femmes’ signature folk-punk.
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 20, WMSE’s Radio Summer Camp w/ Sometime Sweet Susan @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m. WMSE launches its Radio Summer Camp festival, a multi-day, multi-venue concert series, with tonight’s showcase of Milwaukee music past and present at Turner Hall Ballroom. Headliners...
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 13, Irish Fest @ Summerfest Grounds. One year shy of its 30th anniversary, Milwaukee’s Irish Fest once again transforms the Summerfest grounds into a haven for Celtic culture. This year’s festival features musical performances from artist 3 Pints Gone, Gaelic Storm, The Red...
Friday, Aug. 14, 2009

Pulp Fiction at Discovery World

Friday night Fish Fry has never seemed like such a good idea when you mix in a free outdoor movie! Even better are the great Point beer specials! Catch the Fish Fry and a Flick on Friday, August 14 when the outdoor movie is Pulp Fiction! Check out mo...
Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Regency Redo:

A crowd of 400 was treated royally at the $19 million Hyatt Regency renovation celebration. The top-notch event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by an over-the-top reception in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom, room tours and more partying with kt’s Universal Love Band...
Sunday, May 17, 2009

(What to Do With Them?)

Milwaukee's drastic seasonal changes are both a blessing and a curse when it comes to keeping kids entertained. Summer and fall are idyllic, with inviting parks and pools spread across the city and hiking trails along the area's rivers. And although the long winter months can drive many of us indoors, they also offer great opportunities for sledding, snowshoeing and ice skating. The gentle slopes of Bay View's Humboldt Park provide perfect spots for young sledders, and Red Arrow Park's outdoor ice rink is an inexpensive, lively skating venue...
Wednesday, March 11, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, March 12, A Braves New World @ Discovery World, 7 p.m. Just in time for the spring baseball season, this month sees the release of William Povletich’s Milwaukee Braves: Heroes and Heartbreak, a book that examines the economic and cultural impact of Milwaukee’s first Major League Baseball team...
03.04.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Aisha Motlani
Two of the things I find most exasperating about Discovery World also happen to be the very qualities that make it shine. The first is that there’s no hand-holding here. Signage, when it exists, avoids exhaustive explanations of how the various contraptions housed in the museum work. A beguiling element of mystery remains, a gap that the visitor must fill in on his own initiative – or “tria...

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