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What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 25, 2019

Corinne Bailey Rae with special guest Hailey Knox Friday, July 26 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show Turner Hall Ballroom 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave. From Leeds, England, singer/songwriter/musician Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On” and “Like… [Read More]

The Chicago Defender moves to a digital-only publishing model

July 18, 2019

The Chicago Defender, a 114-year-old, weekly newspaper devoted to news and information about African Americans in the Chicago area, announced publication of its final print edition on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. “This is not a sad day, it’s an exciting times,” Hiram E. Jackson, chief executive officer of Real Times Media said as reported by… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 18, 2019

Ron Funches Merriment Marauder Tour + special guests Blair Socci & Gabe Dinger Sunday, July 14 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show Turner Hall Ballroom 1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave. Ron Funches is a triple threat. He is an excellent stand up comedian, actor and writer. Ron has built an impressive acting resume. Whether… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 11, 2019

  Jill Scott Thursday, July 11 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A mature R&B vocalist, Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott excels with slower sensual songs but is versatile enough to pack plenty of punch with anthems of pride and self-empowerment. Jill brings her humor, sensuality and… [Read More]

What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 4, 2019

Summerfest 2019 June 26 – 30 & Jul 2-7, 2019 Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI Presented by American Family Insurance hosts over 800 bands and singers, plus food and family activities. General admission $23 Jill Scott Thursday, July 11 7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show The Riverside Theater 116 W. Wisconsin Ave. A… [Read More]

Local actor has special screening of new movie for family and friends

June 20, 2019

On Monday, June 10, 2019, Shiloh Tabernacle United Holy Church of America, Inc., hosted a special showing the new movie, “Play The Flute,” at the Landmark Downer Theater, 2589 N. Downer Ave. The reason for the special showing was former church member, Ken Ivy, is making his major motion picture debut in the film. “Play… [Read More]

Wisconsin State Fair offers family fun and savings

June 20, 2019

Each year for 168 years, the Wisconsin State Fair has welcomed a diverse group of visitors to celebrate summer fun and Wisconsin’s rich agricultural heritage. The fair will be held this year from August 1-11, 2019, with family affordability foremost among the many attractions. Through June 30, 2019, admission tickets will be on sale for… [Read More]

What’s Happening In Milwaukee

June 13, 2019

Music The Mixtape Tour Featuring: New Kids on the Block, Tiffany, Salt-N-Pepa, Debbie Gibson, & Naughty by Nature Wed, June 12 • 7:30 PM Fiserv Forum 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53203 It’s a blast from the past when your favorite music groups and singers from the 80’s & 90’s preform their greatest… [Read More]

Mrs. Ethel Lee Ivory celebrates 95th Birthday

June 6, 2019

By: Veronica Owens Have you ever been in awe of an elder that you just met, even though you felt that you knew them for a very long time? Well, with this one lady, I had this same encounter and what a pleasure it was to meet her. Mrs. Ethel Lee Ivory was born in… [Read More]

Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its 99th Church Anniversary

May 23, 2019

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, Greater Galilee Missionary Baptist Church celebrated their 99th year church anniversary at their church, 2432 North Teutonia Ave. The theme for the celebration was “Living Faithful & Grateful in Jesus’ Nail Scarred Hands.” The guest speaker for the celebration was Rev. Dr. Samuel C. Jones. Pictured (from left) are Rev…. [Read More]