Arts and Entertainment

‘Until the Flood’ revisits the trauma, legacy of racism

March 22, 2018

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old high school graduate just days away from starting college, was shot 12 times and killed by Darren Wilson, a 28-year-old police officer in Ferguson, MO, a suburb north of St. Louis. Brown was suspected of committing a strong-arm… [Read More]

“All the Women in My Family Sing,” edited by Deborah Santana

March 22, 2018

Who are you? Spoken or unspoken, serious or in jest, you get asked that question all the time. Where are you from? Who are your parents? Have you been here before, and what do you do? In All The Women in My Family Sing, edited by Deborah Santana, the questions stand: who are you and… [Read More]

Lynette DuPree: The voice behind ‘Black Pearl’

March 8, 2018

By Jacquelyn D. Heath Special to The Milwaukee Times There are some kids who grow up struggling to find an interest or talent that they can turn into a career. Lynette DuPree didn’t have that problem. She knew exactly what she wanted to do when she grew up; she wanted to be a performer. The… [Read More]

Jordan Peele was among the few to make history with his Oscar win

March 8, 2018

Jordan Peele stopped writing the script for his horror- satire film Get Out about 20 times before he finally finished it. On Sunday night, it won him an Oscar. “I thought it was impossible,” Peele said while accepting the award for best original screenplay. “I thought it wasn’t going to work. I thought no one… [Read More]

Mural Kickoff Celebration and Blessing!

June 22, 2016

Lakefront Festival of Art 2016

June 17, 2016

DATES & HOURS Friday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. MAM After Dark, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADMISSION Advance tickets $10 (click here to buy online) Adults $17 Seniors/students $15 Museum Members $10… [Read More]

Car Show on Saturday

May 23, 2016

The Men’s Ministry of Monumental Missionary Baptist Church- Rev. Roy C. Watson, Pastor, located at 2407 W. North Ave., will be sponsoring a Car Show on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 9:00 AM in the church parking lot.  All are invited and welcomed to attend.

Summerfest unveils daily admission promotions and special offers for 2016

May 16, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Summerfest officials are excited to announce Admission Promotions, Gate Giveaways and Special Offers for 2016, providing patrons with free or discounted admission opportunities for every day of the festival. According to a press release, all exchanges, unless otherwise stated, will take place at the Mid Gate Promotions Booth, located across the street from the… [Read More]

“Summer’s Best” Free Concerts

May 11, 2016

County Executive Chris Abele Announces Parks’ “Summer’s Best” Free Concerts Milwaukee, WI (May 10, 2016) – Today, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Parks Director John Dargle, Jr. announced the lineup for the “Summer’s Best” concert series. From June 2–September 14, the public can listen to more than 100 live performances in a variety of… [Read More]

Dear Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies

May 3, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died of an apparent heart attack, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69. Responding to a 911 call to Shakur’s home in Sausalito Monday… [Read More]