Meet the Pfister's writer; apply to be the hotel's artist
Dominic Inouye chats here about his life as The Pfister Hotel's Narrator: what he's learned so far, what he's doing and where he's going with the opportunity. The Pfister is also in search of its next Artist in Residence to move into the studio April 1, 2017.
Historic 1927 Riverside Theater chairs up for auction
This morning, the Riverside Theater announced that a limited number of original 1927 theater chairs have gone up for auction, with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting the Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Center (MADACC).
Steve Martin and Martin Short promise "An Evening You Will Forget" at Riverside
This morning, the Riverside Theater announced that comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short will join forces for "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life," a night of music and merriment, on Sunday, Oct. 8.
Streets of Old Milwaukee plans holiday-themed events
The Milwaukee Public Museum (MPM) is creating yuletide magic and transforming the Streets of Old Milwaukee into a winter wonderland with a trio of holiday-themed events coming this season.
Jerry Seinfeld will perform stand-up set at the Riverside on March 10
This morning, the Riverside Theater announced that iconic comedian Jerry Seinfeld will bring his stand-up set to Milwaukee on Friday, March 10.
First annual "My Milwaukee" student art exhibition opens tonight
The Milwaukee County Historical Society will host "My Milwaukee," an art exhibition created by student artists around the Milwaukee area, beginning tonight at the Historical Center Museum, 910 N. Old World Third St.
MAM chief curator takes director position at Florida museum
The Milwaukee Art Museum announced today that its chief curator, Brady Roberts, is leaving to become the executive director/CEO of the Vero Beach Museum of Art in Vero Beach, Florida. His last day at the museum is Oct. 21.
3 tips for visiting China Lights at Boerner Botanical Gardens
The China Lights exhibit at Boerner Botanical Gardens has seen record crowds in its opening phase. Here are three tips to help you have a great experience this weekend when visiting.
Jim Gaffigan adds fourth Pabst show, all ticket sales to go to local food pantry
This morning, comedian Jim Gaffigan announced he is adding a fourth show at The Pabst Theater, with 100 percent of ticket sales will be donated to Milwaukee's Riverwest Food Pantry. The show will be hosted Friday, Dec. 30 at 10 p.m.
Milwaukee Public Museum reveals new "Hidden Wisconsin" exhibit
The MPM will unveil some of Wisconsin's best kept secrets in its new temporary exhibition, "Hidden Wisconsin," on Thursday, Oct. 6. The exhibit, spanning MPM's collections in both natural and cultural history, is made up of nearly 50 objects and artifacts that are rarely on display.
Calling all Pokémon fans!
Pokémon enthusiasts of all ages will flock to the Riverside Theater on Friday night to check out "Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions," a video game concert featuring the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
WaterStone Bank announced as title sponsor for Air & Water Show return
WaterStone Bank announced today that it is signing on as the title sponsor of the 2017 Milwaukee Air & Water Show, bringing Wisconsin's largest free event back to Milwaukee's waterfront after a year-long hiatus.
Rad Milwaukee Woman: Teri Sullivan from Arts @ Large
Arts @ Large founder Teri Sullivan is one of 15 women who will be honored for her radness at "The Rad Women Celebration: Being Rad for Social Change." The event is hosted by the Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee and will take place on Thursday, Oct. 20.
IndiaFest: Aug. 20
Come celebrate Indian culture, history and heritage!
Relax or rip it at Tosa Skatepark
Last year, Tosa Skateboarders United launched Tosa Skatepark, an open space at Hart Park where anyone can skate or bike in a fun and safe environment. We decided to drop by and check out what the skatepark has to offer.
DanceMKE competition debuts in Milwaukee
For the first time ever, Cream City will host a unique dance competition featuring talented dancers of all styles from all over Milwaukee. Thanks to milwaukeejobs.com, Marcus Center of Performing Arts and Danceworks, you will get your dance fix this summer for four weeks.
MAM will move library to Jason Downer mansion
The Milwaukee Art Museum today announced plans to move its art library, archives and related programs to the historic Judge Jason Downer mansion on Prospect Avenue in close proximity to the museum. The 1874 home was designed by architect Edward Townsend Mix.
Riverside hosts Pokemon MSO show, complete with Pokemon Go, on Sept. 30
For those of you out there hunting around the city for Pokémon, the Riverside Theater just announced your next big event. On Friday, Sept. 30, the Riverside will host Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, a live video game concert event - with an exclusive Pokémon Go meet-up.
Milwaukee Public Museum hosts first ever adult sleepover on Sept. 23
On Friday, Sept. 23, the Milwaukee Public Museum will host its first ever adult sleepover. Exclusively for adults 21 and older, the sleepover will feature tours, curator chats, Dome Theater films and exhibit-based programming.
Pierluissi presents 52 poppy pantings
Adrienne Pierluissi, who owns The Sugar Maple in Bay View, will display 52 paintings at Lakeshore State Park on Sunday, July 17, from 3 to 7 p.m. It is the fourth and final installation of the show.
Foundation's Nohl Fund grants $338,000 toward area arts programs
Twenty visual arts and arts education programs in the community were recently awarded $338,000 in funding from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation's Mary L. Nohl Fund.
Holton Street bridge swing park is still one of Milwaukee's hidden gems
During my last few years in Milwaukee, I've found that this city has a number of interesting nooks and crannies just waiting to be discovered. My latest adventure was to the famed, yet hidden, Holton Street bridge swing park.
Milwaukee author Ellie Cahill talks about the local flavor in her latest book
Born and raised in Milwaukee and Wauwatosa and now living in Brookfield, Liz Czukas is the definition of a lifelong Milwaukeean. So it only makes sense that her latest novel, written as Ellie Cahill, is set in Milwaukee and features many familiar sights.
Milwaukee's Jeremy Novy to paint first street art in Black Cat Alley
Jeremy Novy, a Peck School of the Arts grad and a nationally-renowned street artist behind the colorful koi fish that have been swimming around the city for years, will paint the first street art in the East Side's new Black Cat Alley.
Milwaukee Public Museum's Science on Tap talks evolution and ... the pelvis?
At the MPM's upcoming Science on Tap event on Thursday, June 16, Dr. Caroline VanSickle from the University of Wisconsin - Madison will share with us her findings on human evolution based on her studies of the human pelvis.