What’s Happening in Milwaukee

October 31, 2019

MSO presents Leslie Odom, Jr.:
A Holiday Special
Yaniv Dinur, conductor
Wednesday, December 11
Show: 7:30 p.m.
The Riverside Theater
116 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Leslie Odom, Jr., best known as Broadway hit Hamilton’s original Aaron Burr, joins the MSO for a holiday concert with a jazz twist. In this special event, this Grammy and Tony Award-winning vocalist brings his smooth signature style to holiday classics such as “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “First Noel,” and “My Favorite Things.”
Ticket Purchases Required

BPE Productions Presents
A Motown Christmas
Friday, December 20
7p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show
The Riverside Theater
116 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
A Motown Christmas feature a world-class vocal group assembled from past and present members of Motown’s most legendary groups…The Temptations, The Miracles and The Capitols. This is a powerful, family-oriented show combining Motown’s greatest hits with everyone’s favorite holiday classics. This show features those famous Motown trademarks… dazzling choreography and unforgettable harmonies all performed in that memorable, soulful Motown style. An evening not to be missed, bring the family, dance, sing and enjoy this special, holiday spectacular.
Ticket Purchases Required

Chris Tucker
Hosted by WJMR Jammin’ 98.3
Saturday, April 25, 2020
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The Riverside Theater
116 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Chris Tucker returns to the Riverside Theater on Saturday, April 25th! Chris Tucker is an international award-winning actor and comedian best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series with Jackie Chan. He became a favorite on HBO’s Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s and came to prominence in his first starring role, the 1995 film cult classic Friday starring alongside Ice Cube. In 1997, Tucker embarked on his first production as executive producer and co-starred in the hit movie, Money Talks with Charlie Sheen and shortly after appeared in the highly successful Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element.
Ticket Purchases Required

Black Men’s Forum
Presented by Wisconsin Black
Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
Hosted by Ruben Hopkins
Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
12 Noon – 2 p.m.
Coffee Makes You Black
2803 N. Teutonia Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206
The Wisconsin Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc. will present a discussion forum called, “A Vision on the future of the Central City of Milwaukee.” Discussion will included various community leaders discuss topics that affect Milwaukee’s central city.
This event is free

The Breakfast Club II
2020 Democratic National Convention!
Where are the opportunities?
Hosted by WI Black
Restaurant Association Guide
Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
WI Black Restaurant
Association Guide
3020 W. Vliet Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208
Our topic of discussion will surround the 2020 Democratic Convention to be held here in Milwaukee WI. Where are the opportunities? Join us for the discussion.
This event is free