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Monday, Aug. 18, 2008

Tonight @ the Harley-Davidson Museum

The Harley-Davidson Museum’s recent opening comes just a few weeks before the corporation’s 105th anniversary, and it’s already attracting tourists for the splendid collection of motorcycles. Naturally there is a gift shop and, for those who have time to stay longer, a cafe and restaurant. This week, that restaurant . . .
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

Tonight @ Texture - 9 p.m.

For those who like to get ink done, Texture hosts its “Tatted Up” event tonight at 9 p.m., a gathering of body-art enthusiasts. While DJ Nu Styles and DJ Naledge spin hip-hop and R&B hits, photographers will patrol the club, snapping shots of particularly clever (or particularly oversized) tattoos. Local tattoo parlors . . .
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 Milwaukee Street Gallery

As vintage posters become a more sought-after collector’s item, more and more galleries have dedicated exhibits to these elaborate, colorful historical artifacts. To set its vintage poster show apart from other recent ones, the Milwaukee Street Gallery has focused its display on posters from Cuba . . .
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 . . .
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Street Gallery

As vintage posters become a more sought-after collector’s item, more and more galleries have dedicated exhibits to these elaborate, colorful historical artifacts. To set its vintage poster show apart from other recent ones, the Milwaukee Street Gallery has focused its display on posters from . . .
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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