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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...

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UWM Museum Studies Student Exhibition

May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. - March 31, 2016
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St. Third Floor

Hue Knew? An Exploration of Color is the culmination of the ...

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Bugs on the Balcony

May 29, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2015
Betty Brinn Children's Museum - 929 E. Wisconsin Ave.

The bugs return to the Betty Brinn Children's Museum’s south...

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Van Gogh to Pollock: Modern Rebels

July 1, 2015 - Sept. 20, 2015
Milwaukee Art Museum - 700 N. Art Museum Dr.

Works by the biggest names in art from the late nineteenth c...

Articles about East Side and UWM


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The Winchester moves into former Two Bucks space

Aug. 27, 2015 5:45 p.m.

A new bar and restaurant concept is coming to the North Avenue bar scene next week when business partners Jay Stamates and Steve Gilbertson open The Winchester in the former Two Bucks space, 2321 N. Murray Ave.

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Bartolotta hosts Bocuse d'Or Team USA fundraiser dinner

Aug. 20, 2015 12:52 p.m.

As part of Lake Park Bistro's 20th anniversary celebration, the Bartolotta Restaurants will pull together a very special dinner to raise funds in support of the U.S.'s continued participation in the the biennial international Bocuse d'Or culinary competition.

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Mystery One turns its final page

Aug. 17, 2015 10:02 a.m.

Twenty-two years after opening in a small location at 2109 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee's only crime-focused bookshop, Mystery One Bookstore, is turning its final page.

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Original International Jet Set lineup reunites for first gig in 25 years

Aug. 17, 2015 9:07 a.m.

For a brief period at the close of the 1980s, Milwaukee's East Side was swaying like Kingston in two decades earlier, with bands like Wild Kingdom and International Jet Set packing clubs with their forays into ska and rock steady. On Saturday, Aug. 22, the original lineup of International Jet Set reunites for the band's first gig in 25, playing at the Miramar Theater, 2844 N. Oakland Ave., as part of the Revenge Scooter Club Rally.