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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Book Preview

Jack Anderson, witty and sharp-eyed poet and dance writer, has childhood roots in Milwaukee. Anderson was born in 1935 and, though he has long been a resident of New York City, often writes of his boyhood...
Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Local performers join the digital revolution at Danceworks

“ScreenDance” offers an opportunity to relax outdoors on a summer night on lawn chairs or blankets while enjoying nine short, handpicked contemporary dance films on a large screen beside the Milwaukee River. Curated by Luc Vanier of UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts dance department in collaboration with Danceworks’o...
Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Shaking up the Brew City

Move over movies, music and drama: There is a new act in town. The cheeky entertainment and scanty sartorial style of the Brew City Bombshells Burlesque is ready to tap into taboos and shake things up in Milwaukee. There are many misconceptions about burlesque. Literally, it means "In an upside-down style." For lead vocalist of Milwaukee’s Brew City Bombshells, Chanel le Meaux, burlesque means artistry and empowerment...
04.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Back when I’d been working out the theatre schedule for the coming, year, I saw Marquette University’s listing for an Alternative Theatre Festival in April. I had no idea what was going to be on the festival, but new I had about 300 words in print for it. As it turns out, the Alternative Theatre Festival is a two-week thing featuring work from senior-level students. Amidst the busy bluster of ...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Dance Preview

One would be hard-pressed to conjure up a name more closely associated with the Milwaukee dance scene than Ed Burgess. Burgess, currently marking his 20th year on the UW-Milwaukee dance faculty, has directed, choreographed or performed with just about every arts group in town, including the Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Wild Space Dance...