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Nicki Bluhm graces the stage at Shank Hall

Nicki Bluhm graces the stage at Shank Hall

by Kirsten Schmitt, Senior Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Music, Scene

Nicki Bluhm will grace the stage of Shank Hall on Friday, Nov.9, 2018 at 8 pm. Admission is $15. Gill Landry (formerly Old Medicine Show) will open for Bluhm. Bluhm is promoting her new solo album, “To Rise You Gotta Fall.” The MATC Times was able to ask Bluhm a few questions about her...

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

Fall Experiment brings art, music, technology, film together

by Shane Potter, Times Photographer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Area, Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, Final Focus, In the Community, News, Scene, showcase, Top Stories

The Fall Experiment is a place for Wisconsin’s aspiring artists, inventors, engineers and imagineers to meet, learn and create together. The free-of-charge public event offered something for anyone interested in learning more about the latest creative and tech trends. The event, tooks place...

‘Something Rotten!’ takes the stage

‘Something Rotten!’ takes the stage

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Senior Editor

October 23, 2018


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

“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

‘Nate the Great’ makes its musical premiere

by Kayla Farris, Times Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


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

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...

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


Filed under Area, Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, In the Community, Music, Scene

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Features, In the Community, Scene, showcase

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, In the Community, Music, Scene

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...

Lord Huron, a memorable mashup

Lord Huron, a memorable mashup

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Scene Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Music, Reviews, Scene

The folk-indie-rock-fusion band Lord Huron headlined at the Riverside Theater on April 23, offering a distinct mashup of memorable harmonies, thought- provoking lyrics and jamming acoustics. The opening act, In Tall Buildings, a familiar face in the Milwaukee area that last played at the Backroom @ C...

Michael Pink wows crowds with rendition of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Scene Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Scene

Michael Pink has been known for creating and choreographing beautiful retellings of classic fairy tales such as “Peter Pan,” “Alice in Wonderland,” and “Snow White.” He pleased audiences with his new retelling of “Beauty and the Beast.” The ballet was performed April 12-15 at the Marcus...

Mastersons, a duo you don’t want to miss

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Scene Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Music, Scene

The Mastersons, a husband-wife duo from Brooklyn, took the stage around 8 o’clock in the evening on March 30 at the Pabst Theater. They dressed in fancy outfits with a little country-chic style prominent to the audience. Chris and Eleanor Masterson have been together for years, sharing a common lov...

In Tall Buildings takes on the U.S. in celebration of new album, ‘Akinetic’

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Scene Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Music, Scene

I could feel the anticipation in the air as I entered the Back Room on March 23.  As luck would have it I ended up sitting pretty close to the stage. The lights dimmed, revealing a man with white-rimmed glasses that introduced himself as J.E. Sunde, the opening act. He began to fingerpick a complex ...

‘Les Misérables,’ the revolution we’ve been waiting for

‘Les Misérables,’ the revolution we’ve been waiting for

by Hannah Stoffield, Times Scene Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Scene

This year marks the 25th anniversary of “Les Misérables” the beloved musical based on Victor Hugo’s famous novel. The musical was performed at Uihlein Hall Marcus Theater, March 28 through April 1.  “Les Misérables” explores the story of a convict named Jean Valjean (Nick Cartell) being ...

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