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John Singleton Copley in Focus

Feb. 26, 2016 - May 31, 2016
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

For the inaugural exhibition in the Constance and Dudley God...

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American Vision

Feb. 26, 2016 10:00 a.m. - May 8, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Imagine Niagara Falls, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Yose...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Free festival premieres new Italian films

April 7, 2016 4:16 p.m.

The 10th annual Milwaukee Italian Film Festival premieres eight acclaimed Italian films, April 22-24, at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Union Theater, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Admission to the festival is free.

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A conversation with Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld

April 5, 2016 12:56 p.m.

Before hitting the Back Room at Colectivo Tuesday night, OnMilwaukee chatted with Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld about going solo, playing violin and comparing America's political coverage to Canada's - somewhat favorably?

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Huan Xi moves, adds hot pots to menu

March 31, 2016 12:10 p.m.

Huan Xi, a popular Chinese restaurant specializing in Szechuan-style cuisine, moved from 2428 N. Murray Ave. to 2430 N. Murray Ave.

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Former prisoner advocates for justice system reform

March 28, 2016 1:06 p.m.

At 18, Jafar Banda was sentenced to a year in jail for selling heroin. Now 28, he is a senior majoring in community engagement at UWM, with the goal is reforming the state's criminal justice system, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.