Lifestyles Archives

Your Fall home maintenance checklist

September 19, 2019

Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage from… [Read More]

5 Points Art Gallery & Studios “Discarded” exhibition opening on Sept. 6

September 5, 2019

Chicago artists make artistic treasures from common person’s trash in “Discarded” exhibition The 5 Points Art Gallery & Studios extends its visual representation of Chicago artists from its “This Is America” group exhibition to “Discarded”, the two-person showcase of conceptual found-object assemblages by Marvin Tate and Spencer Hutchinson, opening September 6, 2019. Friday, September 6,… [Read More]

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center presents ARTRAGEOUS

August 29, 2019

Interactive art and music experience opens Saturday, September 21, at 7:30 p.m. South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is proud to present ARTRAGEOUS, an interactive art and music experience where large-scale “masterpiece” paintings are created live on stage while musicians, singers and dancers entertain and engage the audience. “We chose ARTRAGEOUS for our season opener this… [Read More]

Q&A with Actor Triney Sandoval who is appearing for the first time this summer at American Players Theatre in Twelfth Night, Macbeth and The Book of Will

August 22, 2019

APT: Can you tell us about yourself: Where are you from, where you live now, and what path led you to acting? TRINEY: I was born in San Diego, California, and I now live in New York City. I wasn’t one of those people who knew that they wanted to be an actor as a… [Read More]

Fifth annual ‘Black Nativity by Langston Hughes’ seeks actors

August 15, 2019

Black Arts MKE is seeking performers for its 5th annual holiday musical production of Black Nativity by Langston Hughes – a testament to the timeless work of Langston Hughes, telling the story of the Nativity through a combination of Bible scripture, poetry, dance and song from the African American perspective. Directed by Malkia Stampley, Black… [Read More]

Eight Productions Now Playing at American Players Theatre

August 8, 2019

American Players Theatre Spring Green, WI Eight Productions Now Playing Including August Wilson’s Fences Receive 20% off Hill Theatre Plays by using Promo Code: milwaukee19

6th Annual Shoreline Jazz Festival coming on August 22, 24 and 25

August 8, 2019

DTE Proudly Presents Alexander Zonjic’s 6th Annual Shoreline Jazz Festival Heritage Landing, Muskegon, WI August 22, 24 & 25, 2019

A Denver sculptor was the first Black man trained as an astronaut ahead of Apollo 11, but he never made it to space

July 25, 2019

As July lengthens, the flood of ads for TV series, films and events commemorating the 50th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing has hit a high mark. Through grainy footage of slow-motion rocket launches and high-definition interviews, they tell a familiar but thrilling tale of America’s nascent steps off the planet…. [Read More]

Colson Whitehead on the ‘incredible evil’ of the real school that inspired ‘Nickel Boys’ – the true story about black youth

July 18, 2019

By Carolyn Kellogg Two miles north of Interstate 10, a cool breeze ruffles the overgrown grass around the Dozier School for Boys. This is 2,200 miles east of Santa Monica, in Marianna, FL, where the air is filled with humidity. Grasshoppers sing and a jay swoops by, bright blue. The scattered buildings are picturesquely losing… [Read More]

Hot tips for summer safety

June 13, 2019

Summer in Milwaukee is the most awaited time of the year. Schools are no longer in session, there are music festivals, street food vendors, parades, bands, beach and water fun to keep things interesting. Beat the heat and make the most of this season with these safety tips from Hupy and Abraham: Motorcycles: Riding on… [Read More]