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30 minutes that shook Milwaukee

Published Aug. 26, 2014

As the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's only Milwaukee appearance nears, Milwaukee Public Television launches a 30-minute documentary about the Beatles' half-hour performance at the Milwaukee Arena.


Urban spelunking: Milwaukee Theatre & Milwaukee Arena

Published June 24, 2014

The way we see the world is all a matter of perspective, of point of view. Take, for example, the Milwaukee Theatre. Whenever I go inside, I rue the loss of the Auditorium's arcaded interior. On a recent tour of the both the Milwaukee Theatre and the adjacent Arena -- which I may always call the Auditorium and MECCA Arena (sorry, I can't stop myself) -- I was surprised to see how much of the auditorium remains in place.


Yesterday & Today salutes the Beatles without wigs but with your requests

Published Feb. 5, 2014

While the Beatles might have initially seemed like a band of brothers, Beatles tribute Yesterday and Today is, in fact, a family affair. Inspired by their dad's passion for the Fab Four, Billy, Ryan and Matthew McGuigan formed Yesterday and Today, which performs three nights, Feb. 7-9, at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts' Vogel Hall.


Dear Yesterday and Today, here are my requests

Published Feb. 3, 2014

This weekend, Beatles tribute Yesterday and Today comes to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts and I got a chance to talk to the group's Billy McGuigan for a story that runs later this week. The band builds its set list on audience requests. I'm working on mine.


It was (almost) 50 years ago today - Macca in Milwaukee

Published July 17, 2013

Paul McCartney made his Milwaukee debut 49 years ago at the Arena as a member of the Beatles. When he performed in Brew City for the fifth time Tuesday night at Miller Park, the show was an explosion of Fab Four nostalgia.

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