Arts and Entertainment

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]

Local Scholarship Fund incorporates “laughter” into raising money for education

April 7, 2016

About six years ago, the Lois M. Chapple Scholarship was established to raise educational scholarships for youth. Our mission is to aid in their development by assisting them with completing their education, which will empower them to achieve economic self-sufficiency. “We recognize that one positive relationship can change the course of a young person’s life…. [Read More]

“Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest” by Ginger Adams Otis

December 11, 2015

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire seem so cozy. Just humming that tune warms you up, right? Roaring flames on hearth or sand always seem welcoming, even romantic – except when they go out of control. And as for the person who puts out a fire like that, as you’ll see in “Firefight” by Ginger… [Read More]

“The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks” by Toni Tipton-Martin

December 10, 2015

You woke up this morning with a craving. So is breakfast time too early to think about dinner? Is it bad to want to sneak home for lunch, just to make your favorite comfort food? No, because nothing else tastes good when you’re hankering for something specific. Your stomach won’t give up until you’ve satisfied… [Read More]

Riverworks Development Corp. unveils new ‘Milwaukee Superheroes’ mural

November 6, 2015

Riverworks Development Corporation commissioned the new public art project “Milwaukee Superheroes” by Milwaukee-based artist Jasmine West. The mural consists of 18 dedicated cultural leaders who have contributed immensely to the City of Milwaukee. Cultural leaders featured on the mural include: Congresswoman Gwen Moore; civil rights activist The Honorable Vel Phillips; Ald. Milele Coggs; Sen. Lena… [Read More]

The best Halloween books for kids of all ages

October 23, 2015