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Articles tagged with 'Festivals'

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Cedarburg Wine and Harvest Festival: Sept. 20-21

Published Sept. 16, 2014

Historic Cedarburg is getting buzzed this weekend. The annual Wine and Harvest Festival will be held Sept. 20-21. The historic Cedar Creek Settlement (home to Cedar Creek Winery) as well as a portion of Washington Avenue will be shut down for this end-of-summer extravaganza.

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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 siblings talk the talk together

Published Aug. 17, 2014

For Danielle and Kyle Sipos, working at the Bristol Renaissance Faire is a family affair. Kyle started working at the Faire two years ago, and this year, Danielle joined him.

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Emanuele shares insight about Festa, The Order Sons of Italy

Published July 19, 2014

The Milwaukee food, music and fireworks tradition where "everyone is Italian" kicked off yesterday. Lindsay Garric had the opportunity to dive deeper into what Festa means for Italian-American culture when she interviewed Joseph Emanuele, president of the local chapter of The Order Sons of Italy in America.

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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.

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Pop duo A Great Big World becoming a great big deal

Published June 24, 2014

It's good to have fans in the music industry. It's even better if one of those fans is a famous, powerful pop star. That's exactly what happened with the duo of Chad Vaccarino and Ian Axel, better known as A Great Big World.

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Summerfest announces final two BMO Harris Pavilion headliners

Published May 29, 2014

Though the Summerfest headliners have been out for several weeks now, the Big Gig still had a few holes in its schedule to spackle in. This afternoon, however, Summerfest did exactly that by announcing its final two headliners for the BMO Harris Pavilion: Third Eye Blind and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

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Sun Fair to rise on Mitchell Street

Published May 28, 2014

The Sun Fair, the South Side's largest street carnival, will kick off at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 30. It runs until 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 on Historic Mitchell Street, between 7th and 11th Streets.

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Free summer music series guide

Published May 25, 2014

Good news, music fans. You can spend your entire summer budget at Summerfest and still check out live music for free all summer long. Take your pick of jazz, rock and an array of local bands in between. Milwaukee's weekly concerts offer something for everyone. Grab some food, some friends and enjoy a free summer night with some great summer tunes.

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2014 farmers markets guide

Published May 24, 2014

We think it's very simple: there is just nothing better than a summertime farmers market in Wisconsin. It's a chance for our local growers to show off their goods, while consumers get a refreshing break from the corporate supermarket. Throw in some live music, fun crafts, fresh flowers and clean summer air, and you've got yourself a homegrown good time.

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Summerfest announces admission promo days for 2014

Published May 20, 2014

This morning, Summerfest announced this year's special admission promotions, giving Big Gig patrons a chance to snag free or discounted admission every day during the festival.