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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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Re-Imaging - Re-Imaging

Sept. 29, 2014 - Feb. 14, 2015
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design - 273 E. Erie St.

This innovative and interactive exhibition is curated by MIA...


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 ...


Good People

Jan. 20, 2015 7:30 p.m. - Feb. 15, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Comedy. Wise and wicked funny - a com...


Skylight Music Theatre presents Once On This Island

Jan. 30, 2015 - Feb. 22, 2015
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave. Performances Wednesday thru Sunday. Evening performances at 7:30, Matinees at 2pm

An enchanting musical fable, Once On This Island tells the s...


Afternoon Tea at The Pfister

Feb. 1, 2015 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Blu - 424 E. Wisconsin Ave.

Enjoy a respite from the bustle of daily chores and briefly ...

Articles about Third Ward


Truth rings out loud and clear in Next Act's important "No Child"

Feb. 1, 2015 11:14 a.m.

"No Child" is the latest in a long line of important plays to be staged at Next Act Theatre. Marti Gobel wondrously plays all 16 characters in the play that examines the vexing question of how we can do a better job of educating our children.


Summerfest announces Keith Urban as its third headliner

Jan. 29, 2015 5:01 a.m.

Country fans have even more reason to look forward to this year's edition of Summerfest. First, Florida Georgia Line was announced as Marcus Amphitheater headliners. Now, Keith Urban has been named as the Big Gig's third headliner.


Milwaukee Irish Fest announces 35th anniversary entertainment lineup

Jan. 28, 2015 5:02 p.m.

Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Milwaukee Irish Fest is pulling out all the stops for this year's festival, offering the widest selection of Irish and Celtic music to date. Taking place Aug. 13 - 16 along Milwaukee's lakefront, the festival will honor tradition with some of the biggest and brightest stars, as well as previously undiscovered new artists.


Summerfest and ReverbNation launch free artist submission platform

Jan. 20, 2015 9:05 a.m.

Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and ReverbNation today announced a three-year agreement commencing with Summerfest 2015. This strategic alliance makes ReverbNation the exclusive online submission platform for musical artists interested in performing at Summerfest, "The World's Largest Music Festival."


Now this is hot: Milwaukee Blacksmith to offer more classes

Jan. 14, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Kent Knapp - aka the "Milwaukee Blacksmith" - is expanding his classes and will offer Blacksmith 102 in 2015. The classes will take place at the School Of Iron, located in Knapp's large blacksmithing studio, at 518 E. Erie St.


New theater company debuts with a spectacular "The Last 5 Years"

Dec. 19, 2014 9:30 a.m.

All In Productions is a new theater company that made its debut with a wonderful production of "The Last 5 Years." The musical is a romantic and intelligent story of a relationship, with one side told from the end to the the beginning and the other side telling the story in reverse


West Elm opening in Third Ward

Dec. 11, 2014 12:56 p.m.

Home furnishings retailer West Elm has leased the entire first floor space at a signature Third Ward corner location.