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Sunday, July 20, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8 p.m.

For years an outsider in traditional country music and Nashville songwriting circles, Steve Earle has seen his fanbase boom over the past decade, as an inclusive alt-country movement, nostalgia for outlaw country and demand for populist troubadours created a more obvious market for the renowned singer-songwriter. . .
Saturday, July 19, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

One of the most consistently popular of Milwaukee’s summer ethnic festivals—thanks, in no small part, to all the Italian cuisine it offers—Festa Italiana runs through this weekend at the Summerfest grounds. Among the draws are chef demonstrations, a 43-foot-tall replica of St. Mark’s Bell Tower, nightly fireworks displays . . .
Friday, July 18, 2008

Today @ the UWM Campus

Alongside the sounds of copy machines churning out paper and staplers crunching zines together, the first Milwaukee Zine Fest will feature three free music shows with 18 local and touring bands. The majority are punk bands, rounded out by some acoustic, hip-hop and indie rock groups. The fest, which begins today and . . .
Friday, July 18, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

One of the most consistently popular of Milwaukee’s summer ethnic festivals—thanks, in no small part, to all the Italian cuisine it offers—Festa Italiana runs through this weekend at the Summerfest grounds. Among the draws are chef demonstrations, a Sunday mass and procession, a 43-foot-tall replica of St. Mark’s . . .
Thursday, July 17, 2008

American Music and a Milwaukee Tradition

Since 1998, the Garfield Avenue Festival has shined a spotlight on local music while dishing out some of the best soul food in the city. After modest beginnings as a blues festival, the free event has grown each year, offering more food vendors, more street performers, more visual artists, more activities and demonstrations for young children and more music. The festival, which runs from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 19 on Garfield Avenue between 4th and 7th streets, now attracts about 15,000 people a year . . .
Thursday, July 17, 2008
Alongside the sounds of copy machines churning out paper and staplers crunching zines together, the first Milwaukee Zine Fest will feature three free music shows with 18 local and touring bands. The majority are punk bands, rounded out by some acoustic, hip-hop and indie rock groups. Zine fest coordinator Jessica Bublitz and Corey Baumann, of local band Louis Tully, organized the shows. “Almost all the bands had an immediate interest,” Bublitz says. “We’re hoping this gives people attending from . . .
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Tonight @ Cathedral Square - 6:30 p.m.

The Pamela Means Jazz Project headlines Jazz in the Park at Cathedral Square tonight at 6:30 p.m. As the name of her band suggests, jazz isn’t first nature to singer-guitarist Pamela Means, who is better known for saucy, politicized anti-folk in the spirit of Ani DiFranco, but with her Jazz Project, Means attempts . . .
Thursday, July 17, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

One of the most consistently popular of Milwaukee’s summer ethnic festivals—thanks, in no small part, to all the Italian cuisine it offers—Festa Italiana returns for its 31st year today, running through this weekend at the Summerfest grounds. Among the draws are chef demonstrations, a Sunday mass and procession, a . . .
Sunday, July 13, 2008

Today @ Cathedral Square Park

Last call for crepes! Bastille Days wraps up its four-day run at Cathedral Square Park today. Shopping, local music, festival food, New Orleans-styled street performers and cirque aerial displays are among the main draws, and chef demonstrators and wine experts will be on site . . .

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