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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.

Businesses near East Side and UWM

Upcoming events near East Side and UWM

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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...

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Laborfest

Sept. 1, 2014 11:00 a.m. - Sept. 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Henry Maier Festival Park - 200 N. Harbor Drive

The only festival on the Summerfest Grounds free and open to...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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A simple tweet helps takes down a tattered banner

Aug. 29, 2014 12:16 p.m.

The months old, "Now Open" banner was ruining the view, the street and the patio's look and feel. So, I tweeted about it. Respectfully, of course. And, nearly instantly, management responded.

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Milwaukee Film Festival announces Cream City Cinema lineup

Aug. 28, 2014 4:36 p.m.

This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival added another bunch of selections to its ever-growing (and ever-anticipated) lineup. Today came news from the festival's Cream City Cinema program, a showcase of the best new work coming Milwaukee-based filmmakers.

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2014 Milwaukee Film Festival introduces Black Lens program

Aug. 26, 2014 1:36 p.m.

This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced it had added yet another new program to its 2014 film slate: Black Lens. The new eight-film set, ranging from documentaries to fiction features, puts the focus on African American filmmakers, both emerging and established.

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Milwaukee beach volleyball expands to more locations

Aug. 25, 2014 11:16 a.m.

Todd Gawronski - who almost single-handedly transformed Bradford Beach from a desolate, dirty and dangerous place into the sparkling safe location it is now - is spreading his wings to six other Milwaukee County parks, with more to come.

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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.