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Published Oct. 6, 2014
This afternoon, William Stace - founder of the Miramar Theatre - announced that he and Larry Widen, former owner of the Times and Rosebud Cinemas, have together formed a group called The Milwaukee Theatre Alliance. The group's goal is to purchase the long-closed Modjeska Theatre and reopen it as a multi-use performing arts space.
Published Sept. 25, 2014
Milwaukee Renaissance man Larry Widen combines many of his passions in his latest book, "Milwaukee Rock and Roll," published by Arcadia Press as part of its ongoing "Images of Modern America" series of illustrated paperbacks.
Published Sept. 10, 2014
Once upon a time, The Modjeska Theater, 1134 W. Mitchell St., was a neighborhood movie palace, the big daddy of Mitchell Street, the second busiest thoroughfare in Milwaukee after Wisconsin Avenue. Now, after four dormant years, and decades after it ended its run as a movie house, Mitchell Street Development Opportunity Corporation is cleaning it up, with an eye toward re-opening in spring with a mix of movies, concerts and other live performances.
Published Aug. 29, 2012
After a little hand-changing and some minor revamping, the Rosebud is set to re-open this Friday. And, much like the second half of a classic double feature, The Times will soon follow.
Published Feb. 22, 2012
Wisconsin-based AnchorBank will continue operation of The Times and Rosebud Cinemas beginning March 1.
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