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Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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The Beautiful Music All Around Us

Jan. 16, 2015 8:00 p.m. - March 15, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

The music you’ve always heard, but never really listened to ...

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The Amish Project

Feb. 11, 2015 7:30 p.m. - March 22, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

A stirring tribute to the strength of community and the powe...

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Mary Jones - New Paintings

Feb. 21, 2015 11:00 a.m. - March 14, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Tory Folliard Gallery - 233 N. Milwaukee St.

Mary Jones - New Paintings at Tory Folliard Gallery "What to...

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Mary Jones - New Paintings

Feb. 24, 2015 11:00 a.m. - March 14, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Tory Folliard Gallery - 233 N. Milwaukee St.

Mary Jones - New Paintings at Tory Folliard Gallery "What to...

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Mary Jones - New Paintings

Feb. 25, 2015 11:00 a.m. - March 14, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Tory Folliard Gallery - 233 N. Milwaukee St.

Mary Jones - New Paintings at Tory Folliard Gallery "What to...

Articles about Third Ward


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Chamber Theatre's "The Train Driver" provides a momentous evening

March 1, 2015 12:13 p.m.

There's a song they sing when there is a funeral in some of the rural parishes of Louisiana. "The graveyard ain't got no memories," they sing. It's not just the dead who are afraid of the memories, but the living are fearful as well, and it can be even tougher on those left behind if they try to make those memories clear. That is the essence of "The Train Driver," the powerful drama by Athol Fugard that opened over the weekend at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre.

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Arab World Fest disbands

Feb. 24, 2015 10:55 a.m.

Arab World Fest - an annual festival held on the Summerfest grounds celebrating the music, food and culture of the 22 Middle Eastern countries - will no longer happen.

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Bella Caffe co-owner Tim Talsky passes away

Feb. 20, 2015 10:45 a.m.

The Third Ward awoke to some sad news this morning. According to an email sent out by Nancy O'Keefe, executive director of the Historic Third Ward Association, Bella Caffe co-owner Tim Talsky passed away Thursday night.

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Milwaukee's best live music in a bar, 2015

Feb. 19, 2015 12:03 p.m.

One place in Milwaukee is developing a reputation as the voter's favorite to see live music -- to the point where it's tightening its grip on this category. Read on to see which bar Milwaukee believes is the best to see local acts perform.

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Threatened buildings define Third Ward's DNA

Feb. 19, 2015 11:06 a.m.

General Capital Group and Joseph Property Development bought three properties from Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in September and unveiled plans to raze the structures to build a mixed-use development with retail, apartments and a commons space for MIAD students to replace one of the buildings, which had served as the school's student union. Two of the three are threatened with destruction.

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Milwaukee Public Market welcomes new fine goods and floral shop

Feb. 17, 2015 3:26 p.m.

Today, the Milwaukee Public Market announced the addition of a new vendor arriving next month: FORM Fine Goods & Floral. The new shop - created by local artist, craft-maker and floral designer Elizabeth Miller - will move into the Locker's space next to Thief Wine, across from Kehr's Candies.