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Articles tagged with 'Festivals'

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Milwaukee Air & Water Show announces 2015 dates and headliner

Published Feb. 25, 2015

At a news conference held earlier today at The Pfister Hotel, event organizers of the Milwaukee Air & Water Show, presented by Marcus Hotels & Resorts, announced the highly anticipated return of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to headline this year's show July 25 and 26 along Milwaukee's lakefront.

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Arab World Fest disbands

Published Feb. 24, 2015

Arab World Fest - an annual festival held on the Summerfest grounds celebrating the music, food and culture of the 22 Middle Eastern countries - will no longer happen.

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Milwaukee's culture of drink

Published Feb. 3, 2015

Lately, I've been following the social media posts of a recent transplant to Milwaukee and I'm reminded a little of my own experience.

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Milwaukee Irish Fest announces 35th anniversary entertainment lineup

Published Jan. 28, 2015

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.

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New motorcycle festival revs up in spring

Published Jan. 17, 2015

Rockerbox moved to Road America in Elkhart Lake after being in Riverwest for a decade. So now get ready for the first Brewtown Rumble. The street festival will feature bikes, music, food, drinks, a swap meet, custom bike contest, vending, a pin-up girl contest and more. It take place on Sunday, May 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Best Place.

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State Fair sends out call for entries for annual poster competition

Published Nov. 12, 2014

This afternoon, the Wisconsin State Fair began its call for entries for the second annual Wisconsin State Fairtastic Poster Art Competition. The contest, open to all interested Wisconsin artists age 18 and older, is currently accepting postmarked or hand-delivered first draft submissions through 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15.

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Griswold ignites Burning Man culture in Milwaukee

Published Oct. 4, 2014

Curious about Burning Man festival? Eric Griswold, one of two regional contacts for Burning Man, shares stories and a Burning Man documentary on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Southtown Cinema.

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Milwaukee Masterpiece rolls into town

Published Aug. 19, 2014

I recently interviewed a former boss, a courageous woman who once hired me as an intern. She's now affiliated with the Milwaukee Masterpiece, a high-end car show. Meet Bev Jurkowski, my mentor, and the woman crazy enough to ask me to be a "celebrity judge" this weekend at the show.

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Ren Faire artist spends hours creating very-temporary chalk drawings

Published July 19, 2014

Imagine putting 16 to 18 hours into a painting or drawing, only to have it washed away by rain a few days or even hours later? Such is the reality for Stacey Williams-Ng, a Milwaukee artist who spends numerous weekends at the Bristol Renaissance Faire chalking masterpieces on the cement.

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Help Global Union raise $15,000

Published July 15, 2014

Alverno College's Global Union, a free world music festival, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Humboldt Park. Today, the organizers launched a campaign to raise $15,000 in 15 days to offset costs.