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Art
Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Timothy Cobb presents 'Scapes'

Timothy Cobb Fine Arts’ latest galley night offering is a multi-artist exhibit exploring the many permutations of
Art
Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Public art invigorates four Milwaukee neighborhoods

 Last summer Reginald Baylor and Adam Carr spearheaded the TypeFace Project to create site-specific art installations in four Milwaukee neighborhoods affected by foreclosure and neglect, but located on busy thoroughfares. The installations were developed from conversations with
Classical Music/Dance
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013

The Magic of Community

This year’s production of Milwaukee Ballet’s annual treasure, The Nutcracker, is a resplendent display of holiday feeling and community mindedness. One look at the audience testifies to the intergenerational nature of this show. Now in its 40th year, the Ballet’s Nutcracker appeals to regulars and newcomers alike. The
Theater
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

UW-Milwaukee stages ‘Gint’

 Romulus Linney’s retelling of Henrik Ibsen’s classic Peer Gynt neatly drops the epic story of Self into the context of early-20th-century Appalachia. In UW-Milwaukee’s production of Gint, we are asked to consider no less than what it means to be a fully developed individual
Theater
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

Milwaukee Chamber’s ‘Things Being What They Are’

 Billed as a “bromantic comedy,” Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s Things Being What They Are delivers lots of laughs along with insight into relationships, identity and male friendship in middle-class America. Written by a female playwright, Wendy MacLeod, this play is incisive in its treatment of male voices and
Theater
Friday, Nov. 15, 2013

Martin’s Madcap Musings

 Soulstice Theatre founder Char Manny marks her final production with the company in Steve Martin’s 1993 work, Picasso at the Lapin Agile. Her direction is superb and one easily perceives the chemistry and sense of play between ensemble members who have collaborated frequently
Theater
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

An experimental troupe visits South Milwaukee PAC

 Testifying to its commitment to offering diverse and innovative programming, the South Milwaukee PAC hosted the experimental Chicago performance troupe, 500 Clown. Employing improvisation, circus arts and mind-blowing physicality, 500 Clown strives to “create a charged environment” that places the performers