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Articles tagged with 'Festivals'


Wisconsin Oktoberfest guide

Published Sept. 12, 2015

Don't miss your chance to celebrate Oktoberfest! German sausages, sauerbraten and wiener schnitzel await you! Here is your guide to experiencing the best our area has to offer.


Bikers migrate to another wild Milwaukee Rally gathering

Published Sept. 1, 2015

Now that the well-publicized but rarely seen Milwaukee Lion has either left town or likely never really existed, the Milwaukee area prepares for another kind of wild life. Yes, the bikers are coming to town from Sept. 3 through Sept. 7 for the annual Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Rally. And unlike the scarce sightings of the lion, the Harleys and other biker species will be very easy to spot around town this weekend.


Summerfest hosts duo of free concert nights in September

Published Sept. 1, 2015

Summerfest may have ended almost two months ago, but apparently the music isn't quite done yet. This morning, Summerfest announced two free live music nights for the month of September down at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage at Henry Maier Festival Park.


6 ways to fight back the end of summer

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Despite the fact that school is about to start for most kids in Milwaukee, you don't have to say goodbye to summer quite yet. After all, as's Molly Snyder likes to say, September is the new summer in Milwaukee. Here are a few ways you can hang on to the sunshine just a little while longer in Brew City.


Open Streets "Ciclovia" MKE: Aug. 29

Published Aug. 24, 2015

Head to the South Side this Saturday and re-imagine Milwaukee without cars. Bike or walk down the middle of the street as vendors, performers and community events line the sidewalks.


Meet "Here Come The Mummies"

Published Aug. 20, 2015

It isn't everyday you get to meet 3,500-year-old mummies. But, when you do you learn they got this by enjoying tons of white Russians and abide by The Dude.


Living "Lebowski": 7 questions for The Dude impersonator Tom Esterline, Jr.

Published Aug. 18, 2015

The first time Indianapolis native and "Big Lebowski" superfan Tom Esterline, Jr. saw the 1998 Coen Brothers cult classic, well, he fell asleep. But then he watched it again. And again. And again and again and so on until he became a superfan - an Achiever - decked in his finest Pendleton sweater and attending as many Lebowski Fests as possible - the next one located right here in Milwaukee this weekend at Cathedral Square Park.


Brother lead singer preps his goodbye to River Rhythms and the road

Published Aug. 18, 2015

The combination of bagpipes and didgeridoo is an almost impossibly rare mix - one that belongs almost exclusively to Brother. Unfortunately, the band's upcoming return to River Rhythms on Wednesday night will likely be the final one of its kind, as lead singer Angus Richardson recently announced that he was stepping away from the band. Before his likely final Milwaukee show, we chatted with Richardson and reflect on saying goodbye to Brother.


5 weird things you can buy at State Fair

Published Aug. 12, 2015

The Wisconsin State Fair is great on so many levels, but as an infomercial enthusiast (read: sucker), I have a particular fondness for the zillions of oddball products sold in the Exposition Center. I could spend all day browsing and watching the pitchmen do their thing.


Wait, there are THREE Wisconsin State Fairs?!

Published Aug. 11, 2015

It makes sense if you think about it, but it was news to me that Wisconsin has three - not one - annual State Fair. And just because I hadn't heard of them doesn't mean the Northern Wisconsin State Fair and the Central Wisconsin State Fair are newbies.