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The neighborhood around Marquette University has much more to offer than merely books and classrooms. The area features tasty student-friendly restaurants, the Haggerty Museum of Art, theater productions and concert venues – namely The Rave.

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Karaoke with Star Vision

Sept. 3, 2015 9:30 p.m. - Sept. 4, 2015, 1:30 a.m.
Murphy's Irish Pub - 1613 W. Wells St.

Come sing your favorite tunes with "DJ Johnny K"!


Sam Guyton

Sept. 5, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Five O'Clock Steak House - 2416 W. State St.

Live in the Main Bar. Back again at The "Five O'Clock Steak ...


Gabriel Sanchez

Sept. 12, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Five O'Clock Steak House - 2416 W. State St.

Featuring icon Gabriel Sanchez performing rock classics and ...

Articles about Marquette


Finding Pere Jacques Marquette in his birthplace ... and mine

Sept. 2, 2015 3:16 p.m.

I don't remember anymore why I was searching for information about Jesuit priest and 17th century explorer Jacques Marquette, the university's namesake, but I do remember sitting in my office searching for background information when I made a really cool discovery: Père Marquette and I were both born in Laon, a city in the north of France. Years later, I would finally return to our birthplace, a trip that lives in me in ways I never thought it would.


15 behind the scenes photos at The Pabst Mansion

July 21, 2015 9:02 a.m.

Come with me to see the progress on the restoration of The Pabst Mansion's third floor and also peek into the basement and attic, and experience the view from the roof of this Milwaukee landmark.


Patients struggle with closing of Marquette Neighborhood Health Center

July 10, 2015 7:36 p.m.

It is late morning at the Marquette Neighborhood Health Center when seven pregnant women arrive. For these women, the center is more than a place to get basic healthcare - it is a place of support. However, according to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, many are now searching for a new provider following the Marquette College of Nursing's decision to close the clinic on July 10.


WasteCap opens warehouse of salvaged building materials to the public

July 10, 2015 11:03 a.m.

For the past 15 years, Milwaukee nonprofit, WasteCap Resource Solutions has been working to not only keep building materials out of the dump, but also to conserve resources by reusing materials and, at the same time, provide employment and job training to Milwaukee residents. Now, it opens its new warehouse to the public.


Group hosts meeting to unify soccer fans, bring a pro team to Milwaukee

June 9, 2015 5:40 p.m.

On Wednesday, June 10, the Milwaukee Barons and The Milwaukee Soccer Development Group will host its first meeting at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of Best Place, 901 W. Juneau Ave. The purpose is to unify fans behind getting a professional soccer team and to show city officials, sports fans and investors that Milwaukee is ready for one.


Haggerty Museum of Art announces summer 2015 exhibition lineup

May 21, 2015 2:36 p.m.

The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University will present three exhibitions featuring the permanent collection "Construction Fence" by Keith Haring and others inspired by its concept. "Current Tendencies IV: Topography Transformed," "Out of the Vaults: Keith Haring" and "On View(s): Highlights from the Permanent Collection" open on Thursday, June 18 and run through Sunday, August 30.


Marquette names new Haggerty Museum of Art director

May 15, 2015 3:26 p.m.

This afternoon, Marquette University announced that Susan Longhenry - currently the director of the University of New Mexico affiliated Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, N.M. - has been named as the new director of the Haggerty Museum of Art.


Midnight Reruns lives out rock dreams opening for The Replacements

April 29, 2015 3:16 p.m.

Back when he was in high school, Midnight Reruns singer and guitarist Graham Hunt was obsessed with The Replacements. For the Milwaukee-based rock band, those high school dreams are becoming a reality. The local rockers take the stage with the beloved '80s alternative music icons when they make their return to Milwaukee on Saturday, May 2 at The Rave.