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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

With over 170 artists exhibiting and selling their wares, art is obviously the main draw at the Lakefront Festival of the Arts, but the festival’s entertainment line-up also offers a high-culture respite from the usual cover bands that dominant Milwaukee’s summer outdoor events. Many of the band’s playing the main stage . . .
Saturday, June 21, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Being the least attended of Milwaukee’s ethnic festivals at the Summerfest grounds may be a dubious honor, but it’s also one of Polish Fest’s selling points. Without battling incessant crowds, patrons can enjoy all of the amenities of any other major festivals: the food, dancing, live music, fireworks, etc. Of course . . .
Friday, June 20, 2008

Tonight @ Moct - 7 p.m.

88.9 Radio Milwaukee throws another party at Moct tonight, beginning at 7 p.m. As part of their “Summer Rent Party,” a quartet of DJs—including DJ Rock Dee and DJ Madhatter—will take turns behind the tables, while patrons vie for raffle prizes. Local designers take note: As part of the “Local Designer Search” contest . . .
Friday, June 20, 2008

Tonight @ the Alchemist Theater - 7:30 p.m.

The all-female sketch group Broadminded return to the Alchemist tonight at 7:30 p.m. to debut its new show, Broadminded: Now in 3-D! This time out, the “Broads” have crafted a humorous look at the mass media. Expect comedy centered around news programs, TV shows, commercials and the like, including a particularly . . .
Friday, June 20, 2008

Today @ the Milwaukee Art Museum

With over 170 artists exhibiting and selling their wares, art is obviously the main draw at the Lakefront Festival of the Arts, but the festival’s entertainment line-up also offers a high-culture respite from the usual cover bands that dominant Milwaukee’s summer outdoor events. Many of the band’s playing the main stage . . .
Friday, June 20, 2008

Today @ the Summerfest grounds

Being the least attended of Milwaukee’s ethnic festivals at the Summerfest grounds may be a dubious honor, but it’s also one of Polish Fest’s selling points. Without battling incessant crowds, patrons can enjoy all of the amenities of any other major festivals: the food, dancing, live music, fireworks, etc. Of course . . .
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Tonight @ the Stonefly Brewery - 10 p.m.

VHS or Beta doubled down on the dance-punk craze of half a decade ago, pairing their excitable guitars with boisterous, Daft Punk-styled party beats. As dance-punk petered out, after lasting about as long as the late-’90s swing revival, the Louisville, KT band attempted to save face by moving toward a more tempered . . .
Thursday, June 19, 2008

Tonight @ Marcus Center - 7 p.m.

Waltzes from some of Austria’s finest—Strauss, Mozart and Brahms—are on the menu tonight at the Marcus Center when the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra does its latest program, “Classical Connections: Tales from the Vienna Woods.”
Sunday, June 8, 2008

Today @ the Off-Broadway Theatre - 2 p.m.

Deborah Clifton (a longtime member of the late, great Theatre X) and Peggy Hong (the poet) present a piece entitled Small Pieces Fly To Heaven this weekend only at the Off-Broadway Theatre. It’s a look at the five year-old Iraq war and its effect on both American and Iraqi women. The show uses poetry, movement . . .

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