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Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Nas w/ Talib Kweli @ The Rave, 8 p.m. Given the inability of Nas’ last album to explain exactly why hip-hop was dead, the media understandably greeted Nas’ latest untitled album, originally titled Nigger, with great skepticism. Against the odds, though, the rapper created a piece of art that more than addressed...
Sunday, Aug. 24, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Not that Milwaukeeans need to go to an ethnic fest on the lake to enjoy great Mexican food, but Mexican Fiesta, which wraps up its weekend-long run at the Summerfest grounds today, offers more than just cuisine: dancing and cultural displays abound, and there will be literally stages and stages of music. A . . .
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Not that Milwaukeeans need to go to an ethnic fest on the lake to enjoy great Mexican food, but this weekend’s Mexican Fiesta at the Summerfest grounds offers more than just cuisine: dancing and cultural displays abound, and there will be literally stages and stages of music. A Jalapeno-eating contest . . .
Friday, Aug. 22, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Not that Milwaukeeans need to go to an ethnic fest on the lake to enjoy great Mexican food, but this weekend’s Mexican Fiesta at the Summerfest grounds offers more than just cuisine: dancing and cultural displays abound, and there will be literally stages and stages of music. A Jalapeno-eating contest . . .
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

In addition to its usual roster of music and dance, Milwaukee Irish Fest at the Summerfest grounds has lined up some special events for its final day. This morning the bishop of Galway will celebrate the Liturgy for Peace and Justice with Milwaukee’s newly appointed auxiliary bishop William Callahan. Then, this . . .
Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

As always, Milwaukee’s Irish Fest, the largest celebration of Celtic culture in the country, dishes out plenty of food, drinks and cultural exhibitions. But even if Irish Fest, which runs through Sunday at the Summerfest grounds, had nothing else to offer, its strong entertainment line-up alone would be able to . . .
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

As always, Milwaukee’s Irish Fest, the largest celebration of Celtic culture in the country, dishes out plenty of food, drinks and cultural exhibitions. But even if Irish Fest, which runs through Sunday at the Summerfest grounds, had nothing else to offer, its strong entertainment line-up alone would be able . . .
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

The Summerfest grounds say “Top of the morning” to Irish Fest this evening at 5 p.m., when the popular annual celebration of Celtic culture—by some measures the largest in the nation—kicks off its four-day run. With the young professionals in mind, the Fest is throwing Milwaukee’s largest Irish happy hour this evening . . .
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Also wrapping up its run today is Arab World Fest, a non-politicized, non-religious cultural celebration at the Summerfest grounds. Gorge on shish kebab and baba ghanoush while learning about Middle Eastern cultures; witness the national Lebanese dance, the dabka; hear the ancient stringed instrument called the oud . . .
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008

Today @ the Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield

Been down ever since your baby left you? Then heal your wounds this weekend at the Waukesha BluesFest at Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield. Today’s line-up include The Bel Airs, Altered Five, The Jim Liban Blues Trio, Hounds Tooth and headliner Popa Chubby, who closes out the festival with a set of blistering . . .

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