sweep music club scholarships|
MILWAUKEE - Twelve area musicians received high honors from the MacDowell Club of Milwaukee during scholarship auditions at Cardinal Stritch University recently.
'Gatsby' proves quite satisfactory|
WAUKESHA - The most remarkable aspect of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel “The Great Gatsby” is the quality of its writing. Memorable metaphors combine with indelible poetic passages. Symbols such as the green light at the end of Daisy Buchanan’s dock and a billboard boasting oversized eyes and spectacles are among the most celebrated in American literature.
unveils lineup for '13-14|
OCONOMOWOC - Following a successful season, the Oconomowoc Arts Center has unveiled its 2013-14 schedule.
Ballet stages iconic 'Swan Lake' this month|
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Ballet brings one of the most celebrated ballets of all time - the iconic “Swan Lake”- to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts from May 16 through May 19. Internationally regarded as deeply moving and profound, “Swan Lake” has inspired generations of painters, poets and even Hollywood blockbusters.
to premiere 'Porgy and Bess'|
MILWAUKEE - The Skylight Music Theatre will unveil a new production of the Gershwin masterpiece “Porgy and Bess” from May 17 through June 9 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee.
World exhibit captures baseball's evolution|
MILWAUKEE - A light fixture from the first night game and bats used by the likes of Ty Cobb and Milwaukee legends Eddie Mathews and Robin Yount are part of a new exhibit at Discovery World in Milwaukee that traces the history of baseball and explores advancements in the sport.
graduate earns second WAMI award|
BROOKFIELD - While some 18-year olds are planning parties and getaways this summer, 18-year-old signer-songwriter Nora Collins has an agenda full of performances slated for venues within the state.
sound of success: Carroll musician publishes original score|
WAUKESHA - “As a creative person there is always a desire to produce original work,” said Kristina Boerger, associate professor of music and director of choral activities at Carroll University.
film stays inside the batter's box|
WAUKESHA - Brian Helgeland’s baseball movie “42” reminded me of two relatively recent movies about other sports: “Secretariat” (horse racing) and “Cinderella Man” (boxing).
Playhouse announces new season|
ELM GROVE - Diana Alioto, the new executive director at Sunset Playhouse, said she has always been amazed at the quality of productions and the wonderful feeling of camaraderie the individuals involved in the productions share.
lighting up the night sky|
WAUKESHA - There are entertainment venues in Wisconsin that can do it bigger, but none with more heart.
MILWAUKEE - “Take a trip back in time and experience Milwaukee between the world wars.” So states an invitation, extended through promotional literature from the new Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear.
Theatre unveils lineup for next season|
WAUKESHA - The Waukesha Civic Theatre announced the lineup for the 2013-14 season.
Center sets guitar competition|
BROOKFIELD - The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center has announced its first-ever guitar competition and festival that will take place this summer.
Pirates' a real treasure|
MILWAUKEE - Break out your eye patches and discover the world’s only pirate treasure at the Milwaukee Public Museum.