Results tagged with 'oriental theater'
Published Oct. 30, 2013
Not many people would associate classic horror with felt and handmade puppets. But for the last six years, Bill Olsen and his fellow puppeteers at Angry Young Men, Ltd. have found a way to bring the two together with hilariously spooky results, namely with a 30-minute rendition of George A. Romero's zombie masterpiece "Night of the Living Dead."
Published Sept. 28, 2013
The 1984 concert movie "Stop Making Sense" featuring the Talking Heads, returned to the Oriental last night as part of the Milwaukee Film Festival's Sound Vision series. We walked into the theater with one question on our minds: would it be "same as it ever was"?
Published April 15, 2013
You'll find the plaster work of Eugene Orlandini, owner of Orlandini Studios in Walker's Point, at the Oriental Theater, Plaza Hotel, Central Library and many homes. His grandfather and uncle contributed to the Eagles Ballroom and the Marcus Center. Find out more about these talented, behind-the-scenes craftsmen and artists.
Published April 2, 2013
Victor DeLorenzo may be best known for his drumming in the iconic Violent Femmes, but he always has a wide range of other projects in the works. In this Milwaukee Talks covnersation, he shares info about his new album that was nine years in the making, Femmes' history and how the Summerfest concert got leaked.
Published Feb. 17, 2013
Recognizable Milwaukeean Kathleen Hamilton worked at a variety of high-profile Milwaukee businesses, including the Oriental Theatre, the now-defunct punk / goth shop Sweet Doomed Angel, Schwartz Bookshops and Beans and Barley. She also spent more than a decade waitressing at the iconic Oriental Pharmacy Tea House diner.
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