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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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Milwaukee Photo Walk

May 1, 2014 10:00 a.m. - Nov. 1, 2014, 12:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Public Market - 400 N. Water St.

Walk through downtown Milwaukee while hearing historic comme...

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Kandinsky: A Retrospective

June 5, 2014 10:00 a.m. - Sept. 1, 2014, 12:00 a.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Explore the artistic evolution of Wassily Kandinsky, a maste...

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Postcards from America: Milwaukee

Aug. 20, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Postcards from America: Milwaukee presents the work of eleve...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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Innovative Weather app aims to serve UWM campus and community

Aug. 22, 2014 8:51 a.m.

Not only does the fully functional weather service Innovative Weather aim to provide professional experience for meteorology students, they've also jumped into the mobile game with the help of UWM's App Brewery to release an app that's tailored specifically for the UWM campus and the surrounding Milwaukee community.

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Milwaukee Film Festival's Cinema Hooligante lineup goes to 11

Aug. 21, 2014 12:36 p.m.

Late night is looking bright, as the Milwaukee Film Festival announced its 2014 selections for its Cinema Hooligante program, a midnight mix for fans of all things cult, crazed and - considering the after bedtime showings - caffeinated.

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Milwaukee Film Festival announces new Art + Artists program

Aug. 19, 2014 3:36 p.m.

There's a whole lot of new coming out of the Milwaukee Film Festival this year. The festival already announced its new Film Feast program, and now comes the Art + Artists program, a collection of eight documentaries about the fascinating minds behind the work and worlds of visual and performing arts.

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Local chef to participate in Trotter Project fundraiser

Aug. 14, 2014 12:58 p.m.

Chef Justin Carlisle, owner and executive chef of Ardent, 1751 N. Farwell Ave., will create a dish inspired by the legendary Charlie Trotter. It will be available on Saturday, Aug. 16 and proceeds will benefit the Trotter Project.

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Milwaukee Film Festival serves up new Film Feast program

Aug. 12, 2014 7:26 a.m.

Have an insatiable hunger for film and food? The Milwaukee Film Festival might just have the dish. This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced a new food-themed program for its 2014 edition, called Film Feast.

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Next stop for the Milwaukee Film Festival's Passport program: Mexico

Aug. 5, 2014 2:16 p.m.

Last year, the Milwaukee Film Festival set its Passport program's sights on Germany, delivering an impressively cinematic and cultural lineup of movies. This year, however, the festival is backing back to the right side - and by that, I mean the left side - of the Atlantic and getting its Passport program stamped in Mexico, its spotlight country for 2014.

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"We Are Water" celebrates Milwaukee's big drink

July 27, 2014 11:05 a.m.

Milwaukee Water Commons will host it's first event, "We Are Water," as a way to culminate its one-year anniversary and to get community members literally and figuratively closer to the lake. The event will take place on Sunday, Aug. 3 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on the north end of Bradford Beach.

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Peek inside shows new East Library development taking shape

July 16, 2014 3:10 p.m.

Library director Paula Kiely called The Standard a "new, modern library structure ... which is really state of the art when it comes to public libraries." Yesterday, Milwaukee Public Library hosted a media walk-through of the library space and developer HSI Properties took everyone upstairs to see one of the apartments, too.