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Articles tagged with 'Dance'


Milwaukee's best dance/DJ club, 2015

Published Feb. 11, 2015

According to readers, when it comes to an out-of-this-world night of dancing, drinks and fun, there's still no better spot than The Mad Planet.


Milwaukee Ballet sails into "The Nutcracker" for the holiday season

Published Dec. 5, 2014

Once again the beautiful story of "The Nutcracker" will sail into Uihlein Hall for the holidays. It's a spectacular and warm show for the entire family. It's especially fun for all those little girls in black leotards who dream of being a dancer someday.


New Oak Creek studio aims to create happy, healthy, art-obsessed kids

Published June 11, 2014

Cheryl Huffman's experience and education as a child studying the arts not only helped give her a career in dance, but also gave her a love for the arts that's stayed strong over the years. And now, in a time when many schools are having to shrink their arts offerings, Huffman would like to help pass on that experience to a new generation of kids with the Indigo Creative Arts Studio, a new arts establishment opening this month.


Milwaukee Ballet set to soar into spring

Published March 27, 2014

Watching the Milwaukee Ballet company rehearse for its "Spring Series," I was totally entranced by the soaring power of these dancers who are the focus of three distinct pieces where the dancer is at center stage, unencumbered by story or history.


News and notes: Live the Katy Perry experience

Published Oct. 18, 2013

TVGN, the TV Guide Network, will premiere a one-hour television special, "Entertainment Tonight Presents: The Katy Perry Experience" at 7 p.m. on Monday night.


Ballet Beautiful

Published May 24, 2013

After two weeks of teeth-gritting exercise courtesy of Mary Helen Bowers' "Ballet Beautiful" DVDs, I now see that ballet dancers are warriors on pointe.


Dance class for toddlers returns to the ICC

Published March 16, 2013

Calling all bambini! If you want your little one to get moving (and maybe even get a little culture, too) during this not-quite-spring season, look no further than Balliamo, Bambini, the Italian Community Center's dance class for toddlers.


They came, they saw, they boogied

Published Feb. 22, 2013

They came, they saw, they boogied. Nobody broke the record for the longest "Soul Train" dance line at Potawatomi Casino Thursday, but they had a good time trying.


"Serendipity" celebrates improvisational choreography

Published Jan. 28, 2013

What would happen if a dancer went onstage and used that first vulnerable, foot-lit moment onstage as their guiding muse? If you're curious, come to Danceworks this weekend and find out. Spur-of-the-moment genius is what "Serendipity," the company's winter performance, is all about.


Local performers join forces for MKE Follies

Published Dec. 31, 2012

Although outsiders may not see Milwaukee as a hotbed for the performing arts, locals know there's plenty of talent to go around. And, there are numerous venues across the city that proudly show off area actors, dancers and musicians. But, despite the wide array of opportunities available, Katie Rhyme and Karen Zakrzewski still felt something important was missing.


Wild Space explores the concrete jungle with "Milwaukee 360°"

Published Sept. 11, 2012

Wild Space Dance Company has been bringing site-specific work to venues throughout Milwaukee for over 25 years. Their latest work, "Milwaukee 360°," endeavors to continue this tradition, staking temporary claim to The Brewery Parking Structure at 910 W. Juneau Ave. - and the dynamic visuals that come with it.


Natya dancers simply divine

Published Aug. 21, 2012

Bharatanatyam is the among most popular and well-known of all Indian dance traditions, and the Natya Dance Theatre visited the Peck Pavilion Tuesday night to showcase this ancient genre.