A world premiere on a slightly less grand scale opened Friday night in a space located in the historic Third Ward. MKE Carries is the work of a two-year-old group called Cooperative Performance Milwaukee, and it is born from the improvisation tradition.
The arts of all kinds, whether poetry, music, painting, or acting, have been proven to help people face and even overcome the challenges in their lives. And that’s especially true for kids who are at risk.
Most people go to the Harley Museum to see the bikes. And there are a lot of them from the more than 100 years of the company’s existence. But a new photography exhibit focuses the viewer’s eye on the parts and tools that make the bikes a reality – and treats them as art objects in and of themselves.
Bonnie North speaks with Claire Hanan of Milwaukee Magazine, and artist Niki Johnson whose exhibit is the subject of Hanan's article.
It is World AIDS Day, and the devastation the disease has caused around the globe is sobering and grim. But there is cause for quite a lot of hope as education and new advancements in medicine help those infected live healthier lives.