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East Side and UWM

Milwaukee's East Side, home to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, offers art house cinema, boutique shopping, clusters of night life, dining and more. And the Olmsted-designed Lake Park is a Milwaukee gem.

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Ancient Skies

March 23, 2015 - Nov. 1, 2015
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.

MPM’s new immersive digital show -- created right here at ou...


Low Down Dirty Blues

March 27, 2015 8:00 p.m. - May 24, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

Sassy, sensual, and sultry – we dare you not to sing along! ...



April 13, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.

A world premiere play by Alvaro Saar Rios Just when you thin...


Jeeves Takes a Bow

April 25, 2015 2:00 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Bertie and Jeeves are back for a final encore! In Margaret R...

Articles about East Side and UWM


School's green yard earns MMSD honor

April 17, 2015 8:59 a.m.

The Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District has given Maryland Avenue Montessori its monthly Green Luminaries award for the rain garden that has greened a large chunk of the school's more than three-acre site.


UWM student Fangmann committed to making a difference

April 15, 2015 2:04 p.m.

In the age of selfies, one local college student stands out for being completely selfless. UW-Milwaukee sophomore Maggie Fangmann has clocked over 150 volunteer hours in the last year and a half alone.


Free festival premieres new Italian films

April 6, 2015 9:06 a.m.

The ninth annual Milwaukee Italian Film Festival premieres seven acclaimed Italian films, April 24-26, at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Union Theater, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Admission to the festival is free.


Carini's crafts Neapolitan-style pizza

March 12, 2015 9:04 a.m.

At the end of 2014, first reported Carini's, 3468 N. Oakland Ave., installed a new oven - an Acunto Mario - and would serve Neapolitan pizzas in early 2015. recently stopped in to sample the wood-fired pies.


Frugal Tips: Cut the cell phone

March 9, 2015 6:09 p.m.

Have you ever thought, "What would life be like without a cell phone?" For a majority of the population, they already know. I, unfortunately, have never lived in a world where cell phones did not exist or were too expensive to own. But, when it comes to living frugally, cell phones can actually have a huge impact.


Ramen party is a perfect pairing with Wisconsin winters

March 4, 2015 11:16 a.m.

Ramen for a dinner party is an exciting and relatively inexpensive theme to craft a dinner party around. At its very basic it only requires a few veggies and a handful of noodles, but it has the ability to unfold possibilities like a flower. During a ramen party, there is something of a slow, orchestral build until suddenly the cymbals are crashing, the violin bows are fraying and the tubas are blasting fortissimo.


Two Panthers earn all-conference honors

March 2, 2015 6:02 p.m.

Following a season in which the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was ineligible for postseason play, the Horizon League recognized two players off the Panthers squad for helping lead the team to a winning record in the conference. Senior guard Steve McWhorter and junior forward Matt Tiby were named Second Team All-Horizon League.