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The Milwaukee Film Fest runs through Thursday, May 5.  Films are available both in-person and online.  In-person theaters include The Oriental Theater (2230 N. Farwell Ave.), The Times Cinema ( 5906 W. Vliet St.) and The Avalon Atmospheric ( 2473 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.).

The final week of the Milwaukee Film Festival is upon us

by Isabella Oryszczyn, MATC Times May 2, 2022

The Milwaukee Film Fest has been connecting the Milwaukee Community with local filmmakers and creators since its inception in 2009. This year’s festival is the first in-person event since 2019. During...

Byada working in the studio on her mural titled, Just Find Yourself and be Yourself

Community Art Collection exhibit “Breaking Through!” slideshow

November 2, 2021

Over a year in the making: The Community Art Collection

Artist John Kowalczyk created the mixed-media painting collage titles Create, Cultivate, Collaborate specifically for the Colleges Community Art Collection.

Over a year in the making: The Community Art Collection

by Victoria Magee, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2021

A need for artwork around the college arose over two years ago when planned renovations started on buildings at the Downtown campus. These upgrades created new open spaces including study nodes, large...

Attendees watch a performance at the US Cellular Connection Stage. As day turns into night at Summerfest, the skyline comes alive with the soft glow of stage lighting beneath the Milwaukee skyline.

Gallery: Summerfest 2021

by Trevor Keay, Assistant Photo Editor September 16, 2021

Pale Waves moves crowd with powerful performance

by Victoria Alexander, Times Staff Reporter March 19, 2019

On Nov. 23 I was delighted to attend the Pale Waves concert at the Rave/Eagles Club. Finishing up the tour for their new album, “My Mind Makes Noises,” this was their second time in Milwaukee, and...

‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Musical’

by Valerie Evans, Times Staff Photographer March 19, 2019

Captivating for all ages, “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Musical” is continuing to play throughout the month of December at the Todd Wehr Theater. A misguided group of children feel left out...

The cast of Matilda takes the Todd Wehr Theater by storm.

First Stage’s ‘Matilda’ brings it!

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter February 14, 2019

First Stage’s first full-length Broadway musical was a delight for all ages to indulge in. Todd Wehr Theater has opened its doors from January 11 - Febuary 24 for the approximately two hours and 40 minutes...

Cover to Fwoom #17. Art by Arnold Sawyer.

Stan Lee’s ‘X-Men’ made it OK – heroic, even – to be different

by Tracy Brown, Tribune News Service January 24, 2019

The distinct instrumental opening theme of “X-Men: The Animated Series” will always remind me of the excitement and wonder I felt whenever I sat down to watch the show as a kid in the ‘90s. The...

Courtney Marie Andrews opens for The War and Treaty at Turner Hall on Nov. 11.

Courtney Marie Andrews tells about people

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor January 24, 2019

Courtney Marie Andrews is no stranger to change. Moving from Arizona, where she grew up, to Seattle, she has been touring on the road since she left home at 16 to pursue her singing career. Despite...

Nicki Bluhms bluesy voice soothes Shank Hall audience on Nov. 9.

Emotions flow through Nicki Bluhm’s concert

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor January 24, 2019

With a glass of red wine in her hand, and swaying to the music, Nicki Bluhm impressed the crowd at Shank Hall with her great vocal range on Nov. 9. Bluhm, who left the group the Gramblers, is debuting...

Raye Zaragoza as the opening is opening eyes

Raye Zaragoza as the opening is opening eyes

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter December 19, 2018

On Dec. 1 the National Historic landmark, Turner Hall Ballroom, made way for the award-winning singer-songwriter and performer Raye Zaragoza. On the tail end of a summer-long tour opening for the band...

‘In the Heights’ draws audience into performance

by Victoria Alexander, Times Staff Reporter December 13, 2018

The musical “In the Heights” is based on the book by Quiara Alegría Hudes, with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also wrote the popular musical, “Hamilton.” This production of the...

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