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‘Something Rotten!’ takes the stage

The players in

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

October 23, 2018

“Something Rotten!” is coming to Milwaukee at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Oct. 16-21. It’s an original musical comedy not based on a movie, book or other source material; it’s originally directed and choreographed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw (“Mean Girls,” “The Book...

‘Nate the Great’ makes its musical premiere

Elyse Edelman (left), Seth Hoffman (center) and cast in NATE THE GREAT, First Stage, 2018.

by Kayla Farris, Times Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018

From the children's book written by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat, Nate the Great is a junior detective that's on a mission to find his friend Annie's missing painting. He makes his world premiere as a musical on October 12 at the Todd Wehr Theater presented by First Stage. If you love pancakes, comedy and...

BloodCenter of Wisconsin holds Halloween “Out for Blood” Drive

BloodCenter of Wisconsin holds Halloween

by Times Contributor

October 19, 2018

BloodCenter of Wisconsin is asking community members to save the day (and show off their "spooktacular" spirit this Halloween) and donate blood to help patients in need. Donations of all blood types are needed, but there is an especially great need for O negative donors. O negative blood is of critical...

Welding Club visits Poblocki Sign Company

Welding Club visits Poblocki Sign Company

by Times Contributor

October 15, 2018

The MATC Welding Club was able to visit Poblocki Sign Company for National Manufacturing Day.

Wisconsin native Carlie Hanson is just getting started

Wisconsin native Carlie Hanson is just getting started

by Maribel Guarin, Times Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

It wasn’t too long ago when pop singer Carlie Hanson was living in Wisconsin and working at McDonald’s. Now, the 18-year-old is touring across the country with some of the biggest names in music today—something she has yet to get used to. “Just recently, it hit me,” she said when asked about the mo...

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show arrives at First Stage Theater

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show arrives at First Stage Theater

by Times Contributor

October 3, 2018

Four timeless stories and 75 magical puppets bring Eric Carle's iconic creatures to life.  This colorful stage production faithfully adapts four of Carle's beloved stories, "The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse," "Mister Seahorse," "The Very Lonely Firefly," and of course, the star of the show- "The...

Thunderpussy

Thunderpussy

by Gregory Zeller, Times Contributor

October 3, 2018

If you're wondering who Thunderpussy is, you're definitely missing out.  This young, talented and newly emerging band has a sound just as unique as their name.  Led by vocalist Molly Sides, this hard rocking group brings in an abstract sound that can't be compared to anyone else.  Thunderpussy has...

MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo brings community together

Students demonstrate proper use of firefighting equipment.

by Victoria Magee, Times Staff Reporter

September 25, 2018

Over 1,100 people attended the first MATC Fire, Police and EMS Expo held earlier this month at the Oak Creek Campus. The Expo showcased the school’s Protective Services Department while providing an array of spirited demonstrations and fun for all who attended. The festivities began with a parade...

Celebrating brotherhood with a night of nostalgia

Celebrating brotherhood with a night of nostalgia

by Mara Cook, Times Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2018

In 1958 the fraternity of Alpha Nu Beta applied for and was granted charter status by the then president of Milwaukee Institute of Technology, Dr. George Parkinson.  This set in motion the 14-year journey of this and four other Greek societies on campus.  Between 1958 to 1972, the Alphas had 300 m...

Students stop and shop for opportunity at Employer Marketplace

by Carol M Starr, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018

  On March 22, the MATC JOBshop sponsored an Employer Marketplace held in the downtown Milwaukee campus S Building in the second floor atrium. Representatives from the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office – Corrections, Southwest Key Programs – Youth Mentoring Programs and Allied Health Group ...

MATC, zoo keepers of family fun

by Matthew Dahl, Times Contributor

May 18, 2018

Photo by Matthew Dahl   Families from all over the area visit the Milwaukee County Zoo for a Family Fun Day, where volunteers from MATC ran various activities on Sunday, April 22. Activities included face painting, portrait sketches, and several carnival-inspired games for the entire family to enjoy. ...

Come with me on a culinary journey

Come with me on a culinary journey

by Charita Ford, Times Editor-in-Cheif

May 16, 2018

For the past six years the annual Five Star Food and Wine evening has served as a open door to the MATC experience for community members, partners and supporters to touch, taste, and test the fruits of labor from the college’s best and brightest. The event brings together the collective power of student...

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