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Stories from behind the scenes, in the spotlight and across the Milwaukee Theater District. 

Q&A with the Champagne of Comedians, Charlie Berens Jul 09
Performing Arts & Entertainment

Q&A with the Champagne of Comedians, Charlie Berens

  • 9 min. read

Oh my gosh! Charlie Berens is coming to the Pabst Theater in support of the Christian Yelich Home Plate Charity Concert on July 25. A man of many talents, the comedian, Emmy Award-winner, “Top Chef” taster, proud Midwesterner and former promising little league…

Q&A with Scotty McCreery, Headliner of Christian Yelich Home Plate Charity Concert Jul 02
  • 7 min. read

Scotty McCreery first arrived in Milwaukee as a young man with a dream. Auditioning for “American Idol” as a 17-year-old kid, the North Carolina native was quick to wow the judges against the backdrop of the Milwaukee Art Museum. McCreery took his talent all the way…

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Season 50 Announced May 16
Performing Arts & Entertainment

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Season 50 Announced

  • 3 min. read

There’s always something new to see in Milwaukee’s most entertaining district! Throughout the Milwaukee Theater District, you can catch everything from incendiary rock shows to scintillating Broadway musicals and dramatic plays to sweeping symphony performances…

New in MKE: Vivarium Music Venue Mar 05
Performing Arts & Entertainment

New in MKE: Vivarium Music Venue

  • 3 min. read

Vivarium is alive and thriving on Milwaukee's East Side. After a week of excitement featuring performances by Molly Grace, Wave Chapelle, The Wonderlands, Adorner and many more, the Pabst Theater Group's latest project has taken root to the glee of music lovers across…

What Milwaukee's Got in Store for 2024 Jan 01
Milwaukee Stories

What Milwaukee's Got in Store for 2024

  • 9 min. read

3…2…1…Happy New Year! As we kick off a massive 2024 for Milwaukee, there’s no better time to spotlight some of the most exciting restaurants, developments and attractions on the horizon this year. The year of Milwaukee, 2024 is set to be one wild ride…

Requiem for the Back Room @ Colectivo Dec 18
Performing Arts & Entertainment

Requiem for the Back Room @ Colectivo

  • 3 min. read

Dearly beloved, we're gathered here today in remembrance of The Back Room @ Colectivo. As of 10:40 p.m. on December 15, the East Side venue is no more. And while it may be gone, it is anything but forgotten. On its final evening, The Back Room filled with the sounds of…

Nicki Minaj to Play Fiserv Forum April 13 Dec 11
Performing Arts & Entertainment

Nicki Minaj to Play Fiserv Forum April 13

  • 3 min. read

The wait is over. “Greatness is what we on the brink of,” and the Barbz from all over the globe can rejoice! On Monday, the Queen of Rap Officially announced the dates of her Nicki Minaj Presents: Pink Friday 2 World Tour for 2024, bringing her bold, iconic sound to…

Encore! Milwaukee Theater Week 2023 Nov 21
Performing Arts & Entertainment

Encore! Milwaukee Theater Week 2023

  • 2 min. read

Bravo! Encore, encore! The Milwaukee Theater District just dropped the curtain on the inaugural Milwaukee Theater Week, receiving a roaring success and a standing ovation. Miss out on the festivities? Well, we have your ticket to a recap of the week’s festivities! The week…

Milwaukee Theater District: The Making of Milwaukee's Most Entertaining District Nov 13
  • 3 min. read

The Milwaukee Theater District is marking its one-year anniversary with the inaugural Milwaukee Theater Week! From November 9-19, Milwaukee’s performing arts groups will turn the spotlight on themselves and the city’s world-class performing live entertainment scene…

MKE Stops for Every Zodiac Sign Nov 07
Dining & Drinks

MKE Stops for Every Zodiac Sign

  • 4 min. read

Are you looking for a sign to try something new in Milwaukee? Look no further! We put together an itinerary written in the stars with this go-to guide for the best thing to do around town according to each zodiac sign. Let your star sign guide you to your next destined favorite…

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