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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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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 ...


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...


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...


ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 LIVE

Feb. 23, 2015 7:00 p.m. - March 30, 2015
Three Lions Pub - 4515 N. Oakland Ave.



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...

Articles about East Side and UWM


Rapper Milo brings his music - and his hopes - back to Milwaukee

March 1, 2015 11:26 a.m.

Rory Ferreira, aka Milo, has always been on the move. When he was a kid, he moved around a lot. Here, he moved up in the local rap scene, and with his name growing clout, he moved yet again - as many hopeful young artists do - to Los Angeles. And as many hopeful young artists do, he soon found the cold part of the industry. It became time to move again, back to the town he previously left: Milwaukee. So far, he's picking up right where he started.


13 daily occurrences at UW-Milwaukee

Feb. 25, 2015 4:36 p.m.

Whether it's seeing the same person in a specific location every day or having the same cashier every day at lunch, college campus life can feel like one big continuous cycle sometimes. Here are some of the things that seem to happen every day on campus at the UW-Milwaukee.


Two Broke Interns: Hello, Milwaukee!

Feb. 23, 2015 6:02 p.m.

Danielle Stobb and Maggie Polsean are students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. They came up with the idea of 2 Broke Interns as a way to share Milwaukee from a student's perspective. Follow the blog each week for stories, recommendations and advice for successfully exploring Milwaukee on a budget.


Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum opens new exhibition on March 6

Feb. 19, 2015 11:46 a.m.

The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., is pleased to present "Private Spaces, Public Authority," on view March 6 through June 7, with an opening reception the evening of Friday, March 6, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. with a special members only preview from 5:30 to 6 p.m.


Talking Kanye West, Woody and work with folk singer-songwriter Ellis Paul

Feb. 11, 2015 6:06 p.m.

Ellis Paul has a refreshingly old-fashioned manner to his work and music. Part of that vibe comes from his music itself. Part of it also comes from his old school musician's work ethic, doing 200 shows a year across two decades in the business. In the midst of his busy schedule, Paul found the time to chat with about his crazy work life, his love for Woody, the state of the industry ... and, of course, Kanye West's award show theatrics.


Featured bartender: Stage Right Pub's Desiree Silva

Feb. 8, 2015 11:10 a.m. recently stopped in for a chat and a glass of wine with Desiree Silva, who was in a particularly good mood because it was the night before she left for a long-awaited vacation to Denver and Los Angeles.


Gonzales rocks bartending, music, friends and faith

Feb. 7, 2015 5:14 a.m.

Matty Gonzales moved to Milwaukee to work in a bar when he was 17 years old. Twenty years later, he now owns a bar, has fronted a couple of the city's most beloved bands and is starting to reflect on the future.