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    June 29, 2017

      Programs are FREE unless otherwise noted. Tour Historic Central Library Tour the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., with the Friends. Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda. Tour goers receive a coupon for a free book at the end of the tour in the Bookseller Store and Café…. [Read More]

    Milwaukee Film 2017

    June 29, 2017

    See this email hangin’ in your inbox / in the P.M. on a Thursday, right? / A little light a-shinin’ from your browser / lets you know everything is alright Weekly newsletter / makes me feel fine / reviewing all the movies in my miiiiiiind! Baby Driver @ Marcus Ridge (now playing) (Dir. Edgar Wright | UK/USA… [Read More]

    Job Expo @ Your Milwaukee Public Library

    June 22, 2017

    MPL’s First Annual Job Expo Attend this job expo for unemployed and underemployed Milwaukeeans. Connect with high-quality opportunities and employers. Special employment opportunities available for ex-offenders, limited English-speakers, and teens. In-person registration begins the day of the Expo at 9:45 a.m. See a full list of participating employers online at www.mpl.org/JobExpo. Thursday, June 22, 10 am-2… [Read More]

    Vagabond Teams Up with Cayman Jack to Create Limited Edition Street Taco for Cinco de Mayo Weekend

    May 4, 2017

    This Cinco de Mayo weekend, pay homage to the margarita and keep the fiesta going at Milwaukee’s go-to Mexican restaurant, Vagabond.   Vagabond is teaming up with Cayman Jack, a handcrafted margarita, to continue Cinco de Mayo celebrations on Saturday, May 6, from 4 to 9 PM by handing out complimentary pairings Cayman Jack margaritas… [Read More]

    Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Events May, 2017

    May 4, 2017

    FEATURED EVENTS Christopher Titus America… Really?May 4, 2017 Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall BUY TICKETS Known for leaving no stone unturned, especially within his own life and family, Titus takes his audience on a 90-minute ride that will leave them exhausted from laughter. To see one of Christopher Titus’ shows, is to love him. More… [Read More]

    June 2-3, 2017 • Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park • Free Admission

    April 27, 2017

    The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the full lineup for the 31st Chicago Gospel Music Festival. The free admission festival will be held June 3–4 in Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center and will include the following headliners: Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship, Travis Greene, Shirley Caesar,… [Read More]

    Anna Deavere Smith Presents

    April 13, 2017

    The 25 Most Anticipated Tours of 2017

    March 30, 2017

    Regardless of how listening to albums and songs has changed over the last several decades, live music remains a constant. Around this time of year, loads of artists announce their live show itineraries while festivals cue us in to other performers who are likely to be on the road. As fans, we scan these listings… [Read More]

    ESSENCE® Presents Keynotes, Conversations and Celebrations on Festival’s Daytime Empowerment Experience Stage

    March 30, 2017

      Featuring Iyanla Vanzant, Ava DuVernay, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Dr. Cissy Houston & More   New York, NY (March 16, 2017) — Time Inc.’s (NYSE:TIME) ESSENCE Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® announces its star-studded daytime lineup of speakers and panelists for the event’s signatureESSENCE® Empowerment Experience Stage, taking place June 30–July 2, 2017, at the… [Read More]

    50th Annual Hampton Jazz Festival Line-up Announced

    March 30, 2017

    –Each evening to sizzle with classic performances by R&B, Pop, and Soul Legends–     Hampton, Virginia– This June 23-25, 2017 the 50th annual Hampton Jazz Festival returns to the Hampton Coliseum for yet another soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will feature the top jazz, pop, R&B, and blues performers in… [Read More]