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    Anna Deavere Smith Presents

    April 13, 2017 Leave a Comment

    The 25 Most Anticipated Tours of 2017

    March 30, 2017 Leave a Comment

    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]

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

    March 30, 2017 Leave a Comment

    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]

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

    March 30, 2017 Leave a Comment

      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 Leave a Comment

    –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]

    Rep. Gwen Moore Invites Constituents to “Congressional Café” Hosts District Listening Session in Glendale Tomorrow Morning

    March 3, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Milwaukee, WI – On Saturday, March 4th, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) will meet with constituents to hear their thoughts and concerns regarding local and federal policy issues. “My constituents have flooded both my Milwaukee and D.C. offices with phone calls expressing concern about the direction of the country,” said Congresswoman Moore. “I look forward to… [Read More]

    GRAMMY-NOMINATED RUTHIE FOSTER & HERITAGE BLUES ORCHESTRA QUINTET BRINGING ECLECTIC MUSIC EXPERIENCE TO WILSON CENTER

    March 3, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Brookfield, WI (February 21, 2017) From blues to soul, gospel, and folk, audiences at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) will experience the expert intermingling of the American music experience in a one-night-only performance on Friday, Mar. 10, 2017, at 8:00 PM, featuring the award-winning Ruthie Foster & The Heritage Blues… [Read More]

    4th Annual Pastors United Gala Awards Banquet

    March 3, 2017 Leave a Comment

    MLK Celebration Justice Program and March

    January 13, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Justice Program and March Mon., Jan. 16, 2017 1:00 pm St. Francis of Assisi Church 1927 N. 4th St., Milwaukee 1:00 pm – Program Indoors • Theme: “The Fierce Urgency of Now” M L King, Jr. • Performing artists: All People’s Choir, Dorothy Jackson, DiMonte Henning – Lights, Camera,… [Read More]

    What to do in Milwaukee this weekend: Jan. 6-8

    January 5, 2017 Leave a Comment

    Real Time, the dance and performance series created and curated by Andrea and Daniel Burkholder, takes the stage in the Community Room at the Urban Ecology Center, 1500 E. Park Place, at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Dance artist Dawn Springer and composer-musician Jon Mueller will be part of the performance, with beverages and conversation to follow. Admission… [Read More]