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Tech N9ne ‘lets off’ at the Rave

Tech N9ne ‘lets off’ at the Rave

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Scene Editor

September 21, 2016

Saturday Sept. 10, The Rave in Milwaukee welcomed Tech N9ne and Krizz Kaliko, for “The Calm before the Storm 2016 Tour.” With Opening acts, “We Are One,”  “JL “ and Baltimore artist, “StarrZ,” The first-to-go performers were a fire-side lineup constantly crushing the crowd, setting the...

Kira Small bosses breakup for “3AM”

Kira Small bosses breakup for “3AM”

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Scene Editor

July 8, 2016

Kira Small, our big hometown gem, has performed with and for some of the best. There are Martina McBride, Kenny Rogers, Garth Brooks and Willie Nelson to name a few, but no feel-good tune the award-winning singer/songwriter has ever performed prepared her for one of the most painful experiences of h...

Whitesides’ story time music delights fans

Whitesides’ story time music delights fans

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Contributor

July 8, 2016

The female-heavy crowd screamed with delight as 18- year-old Jacob Whitesides, singer/songwriter, took the stage at the Rave Club on June 4. The mostly teenaged crowd swooned with his smooth voice and constant dancing. He could hardly stay still while singing about love, but he did slow down at one p...

Prince, the music continues…

Prince, the music continues…

by Teresa Rae Butler, Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

May 11, 2016

The Times Cinema was packed tight, on the evening of April 28, as fans crowded in to view Prince’s movie “Purple Rain.”  Fittingly, outside the sky was a deep grey purple with light lavender clouds hovering over the theater, dropping a hint of purple mist. Inside, the excitement in the air was al...

Screaming Eagle of Soul sells out Turner Hall

Screaming Eagle of Soul sells out Turner Hall

by Teresa Rae Butler, Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

May 11, 2016

The pop punk band Tenement blazed the onlookers with their fame by opening for the 67- year-old “Screaming Eagle of Soul,” Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires on April 29 at Turner Hall. The unseen combo captured audiences for a sold-out concert. Lovers and singles alike, as well as speculated mu...

Gabriel Iglesias- Fluffy Breaks Even is hilarious

Gabriel Iglesias- Fluffy Breaks Even is hilarious

by Collin Rave, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2016

I love standup comedy, and for more than 10 years I have seen great comedians, but some comics could never make me laugh. One of them has been Gabriel Iglesias, a.k.a. Fluffy, so when I went to his show in April, I was skeptical. The show started with Iglesias’ posse. These three openers struggled to ke...

The Naked Magicians entertain with amazing magic and a lot of skin

by Collin Rave, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2016

Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler are two amazing magicians from Down Under, and they brought their special kind of magic to Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater on April 27. The naked magic show is everything you would expect it to be, amazing magic with a lot of skin. This Australian duo eased the audience into the...

Bluegrass band energizes fans at Miramar Theatre

by Keith Schubert, Times Staff Reporter

May 4, 2016

Hot Buttered Rum, a notorious and long time touring bluegrass band continued their Spring Tour at the Miramar Theatre on Friday April 8. The energy and excitement that filled the Miramar that night was what everyone in attendance was looking for. The hour and a half non-stop ride that included fiddle,...

‘Within the Child’s Core’ overcomes the past

‘Within the Child’s Core’ overcomes the past

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

Janiece Corevine, a pen name of a student at MATC in the Medical Administrative Assistant program, grew up in a troubled home. From a small age, she suffered abuse. Corevine explained, “I was in therapy dealing with a lot from my past so my therapist told me, ‘why don’t you put your worlds on p...

DiFranco engages crowd at Turner Hall

DiFranco engages crowd at Turner Hall

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

With a small frame but large mind, Ani DiFranco graced Turner Hall April 8. DiFranco’s guitar swelled, but didn’t swallow her vocals. Her Jewel-esque music soothed the crowd. She exclaimed, “You’re my favorite team, my favorite crowd. I’m proud of you.” DiFranco, a folksinger and songw...

Peter Murphy strips Turner Hall down

by Teresa Rae Butler, Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

April 29, 2016

Lovers of goth, glam rock, post punk, alternative and other genres, lovingly swayed to the sounds of Liv Mueller, a long-time Milwaukee talent, awaiting the following act, originally from England. The crafty artist knocked listeners out with her gem, “Voodoo Love,” opening for the “ears up sha...

Satriani wears sunglasses at night

Satriani wears sunglasses at night

by Kirsten Schmitt, Times Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

The show at the Pabst Theater April 13 started with what I can only describe as a nightmare. There were aliens, UFOs, and bright lights. Enter Joe Satriani wearing all black with a silver jacket and sunglasses. Satriani’s  music sounded like Metallica without lyrics. Satriani  impressed the audience w...

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