Results tagged with 'youth'
Published June 17, 2016
The Milwaukee Torrent Community Foundation announced Friday that it will donate $18,750 in scholarship money to the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee for 75 students to attend the professional Torrent's soccer camp, July 11-15.
Published Sept. 25, 2015
Like director Paolo Sorrentino's past efforts, it's easy to get pleasantly buzzed from all of the visual opulence on display in "Youth," the Milwaukee Film Festival's opening night pick. But this time, thanks to a scattered story, the hangover hits hard afterward. If Sorrentino's last effort was deservedly called "The Great Beauty," his latest effort comes unfortunately close to meriting the name "The Great Letdown."
Published Sept. 24, 2015
It's finally here, film fans. The Milwaukee Film Festival cracks open its annual deluge of movies with "Youth," starting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Oriental Theatre. Here's Matt Mueller to talk about the potentially Oscar-nabbing Michael Caine drama.
Published July 21, 2015
Ceso Sprewell's world went into a tailspin when he was a sixth-grader at Sarah Scott Middle School. His parents both died of cancer within months of each other, and his life changed suddenly. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, such experiences gave Sprewell the insight he needed to help kids dealing with similar struggles in the city's poor central city neighborhoods.
Published July 15, 2015
Cleveland Easley is one of 200 youth being employed through the Clean Summer Youth Program, an expansion of the Earn & Learn summer work program. According to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, the new program is putting youth across the city to work for six weeks with the goal of cleaning up Milwaukee communities and reducing crime.
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In my childhood and early teens years the mall wasn't the hip place to be. Cough, at least for me. My brothers enjoyed walking with a swagger up and down the floors of the crowded Southridge mall. Greasy smells from the food court and near toxic cologne sprays ambushed shoppers upon arri...
This past weekend felt like I was back in high school and college. I had vacation hours to burn so I took Friday and Monday off. On Friday my friend and colleague *Maria asked me to go over to our friend and colleague named *Susan's house for happy hour. We sat outside and gossiped and drank ...
Youth is fleeting and yet there is a lack of respect and willingness to hold on to it. At thirteen, dreams of proms, weddings and popularity send hopes sky high as if kites flying above. Romantic strings connecting and intertwining without a care in the world. Mismatched shapes and bright kites...
Mom used to collect porcelain dolls. It was after my parents divorced that she began buying this type of doll. The other explanation was that once no kids were around she didn't think "I can't have nice things." The fragile faces painted with creepy smiles. Piercing eyes that se...
On Friday, August 17th, youthFighting Against Corporate Tobacco (FACT) members from the Wisconsin AfricanAmerican Tobacco Prevention Network (WAATPN) teamed up with the American Heartand Stroke Associations for the MostPowerful Voices Gospel Tour's Health& Wellness Fair at Parklawn Assembly o...
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