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First Stage’s ‘Matilda’ brings it!

First Stage’s ‘Matilda’ brings it!

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Area, Arts & Entertainment, Events, Reviews, Scene, showcase

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 long Tony Award-winning musical. With the awe-inspiring robust talent of a quite large cast,...

MATC’s Letters to Santa on PBS

MATC’s Letters to Santa on PBS

by Victoria Alexander, Times Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Events, Final Focus, Holidays, showcase

Kicking off the holiday season, our video production students recently shot the 44th season of their Christmas program, “Letters to Santa.” This is a family show, which has a new theme every year, and features real kids and their wish lists, music, and sometimes even cooking and cartoon segments....

Indie Pop Band Bad Bad Hats, brings good, good vibrations.

by Peace Speaks, Times Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Music, Scene

On the 9th of Dec. Bad Bad Hats made their third appearance at Colectivo’s Back Room. The venue was rustic, dimly lit and intimate. A beautiful silver electric guitar propped against a speaker reads: “Nancy Drew ’90.”  This Band brings the nostalgia of the 1990s and quickens us to the timeless...

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Music, Reviews, Scene

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 Dispatch, the 25-year-old, multinational (Native American, Mexican, Taiwanese and Japanese) Manhattan, New Y...

Mequon, West Allis campuses host MATC Safety Fair

Mequon, West Allis campuses host MATC Safety Fair

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Events, Final Focus, showcase

If a fire starts near you are you prepared to extinguish it? Students had the opportunity to learn about the features of fire extinguishers and to use one to put out a virtual fire at the Mequon campus on Oct. 10 and the West Allis campus on Oct. 24 during the MATC Safety Fair. Campus Public Safety officers...

West Allis celebrates National Apple Day

West Allis celebrates National Apple Day

by Times Contributor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Events, Features

Amber Buerger, Jeremy Marek, Jessica Delasky and Brianna Levine, members of the Interior Design Club at the West Allis campus, celebrated “National Apple Day.” They handed out several different types of apples and showcased some of their class projects to interested staff and students.

Day of Dead at Mequon Campus

Day of Dead at Mequon Campus

by Kerry Lynch, Times Staff Photographer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, Holidays

Noel Crowder, MATC Environmental Health and Water Quality student, poses at the model of a typical altar constructed by Latin American cultures at the Mequon campus on Oct. 31. The Day of the Dead is a celebration that originated with the Aztecs several thousand years ago. It is a time for remembering...

Hobo Johnson swings into song

Hobo Johnson swings into song

by Greg Zeller, Times Staff Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Area, Events, Music, Reviews, Scene

Hobo Johnson, a revolutionizing artist out of Nashville, Tennessee, brings an interesting perspective to hip-hop music. While Hobo Johnson performs with live instruments and an entire band, his style of music portrays more of a poetry vibe. Fans were waiting anxiously for Hobo Johnson to come onto the ...

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

Open house shows off six new Swiss CNC machines

by Ginny Gnadt, Times Contributor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Events, News, showcase

MATC recently added new state-of-the-art equipment to enhance training for its CNC (computer numerical control) Swiss machine tool operations classes. Six new Tsugami precision machine tools were purchased and installed at MATC’s Downtown Milwaukee Campus in recent months. On Oct. 17 MATC hosted an...

The return of Bad Bad Hats

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Music, Scene

On December 8th Bad Bad Hats will be back in Milwaukee to preform at the Back Room @Colective. The Band, originally from Minneapolis, is currently touring the country to promote their sophomore album, "Lighting Round". For vocalist Kerry Alexander, being a musician is a dream come true. "When I was...

ALSO Club food drive

by ASLO Club, Times Contributor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

The ALSO (Accommodating Life Services Organization Club will be hosting a food drive on Wednesday December 5th. They would like students, staff and the like to donate 5 or more non-perishable food items to benefit the MATC students in need. The food drive will take place in the S-buildilng on the third...

Student Government hosts “FAFSA Fest”

by Times Contributor

November 16, 2018


Filed under Events, News

Have you filed your 2019-2020 FAFSA yet? It's that time again and Student Government wants to help you out! On Nov. 20 from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. in room S203A at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus, Student Government will host "FAFSA Fest" with prizes, free snacks and soda, and of course free FAFSA...

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