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Articles tagged with 'art'

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Torrent partners with Too Much Metal, adds 414 patch to team jerseys

Published June 21, 2016

The Milwaukee Torrent soccer team has added the 414 area code to the left sleeve of its home and away jerseys. The Torrent has also teamed up with local Milwaukee's Too Much Metal For One Hand in order to add more merchandise and designs to the team store.

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Milwaukee Art Museum announces new director

Published May 17, 2016

Tuesday evening, the Milwaukee Art Museum announced that it selected Dr. Marcelle Polednik as its Donna and Donald Baumgartner director, the first to receive the title, honoring a recently announced $8 million gift from Donna and Donald Baumgartner.

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Milwaukee artist uses drawings to connect with hip-hop community

Published April 30, 2016

When Yessica Jimenez was 4 years old, all of her preschool work was returned to her parents because it was covered in doodles. Jimenez, now 23, is an independent artist working to connect with artists across genres, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.

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The forgotten stained glass masterwork of Marie Herndl

Published March 6, 2016

Marie Herndl has many impressive works bearing her name and a couple than can still be viewed. But "The Fairy Queen," this beautiful 6-by-9 foot piece of mystery and controversy, spends most of its existence in a basement, forgotten and unclaimed.

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What's up with the yellow giraffe at the lakefront?

Published Feb. 21, 2016

For years, I drove, walked and biked past this yellow giraffe in a yard that's just south of the Villa Terrace and wondered about its (his? her?) story. Today, I knocked on the door of the home owner.

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Milwaukee Fringe Festival premieres this summer

Published Feb. 1, 2016

Milwaukee Fringe Festival, a new, city-wide art fest, is a two-day performance and visual art event celebrating Milwaukee's arts scene. It will take place Downtown from Aug. 27-28.

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Atkinson's art grows from Cream City's most fundamental material

Published Dec. 28, 2015

Considering how fundamental Cream City brick is to the city's history, culture and identity, you'd think there'd be more artists working with it. But Dan Atkinson is one artist who does focus on the building material that gave the "Cream City" its nickname.

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The Waxwing prepares for opening in "old Pizza Man" space

Published Dec. 10, 2015

After a year of professional and personal soul searching, Steph Davies is very satisfied with where she and her business, Waxwing, have landed. The shop will open next Friday in a new space on the East Side.