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Master Singers of Milwaukee

An upcoming holiday choral concert in Milwaukee will be a musical mash-up of the younger and older, the novices and the masters.

Allister Ann

Six years ago, the band, “Army of Me,” was reaching fans around the world with a hit song, “Going Through Changes,” off a new album on a major label.

Andrew Zaeh

The holidays are a time where wishes come true. The a cappella group Straight No Chaser was granted many wishes this year.

Report: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Needs $5 Million to Avoid Shutdown

Dec 12, 2013
Marcus Center

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra needs an immediate $5 million to avoid a shutdown, according to reports from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Pablove Foundation

Many musicians struggle, but even so, Milwaukee native Jeff Castelaz is an extraordinary case. 

J. Gurney & Son, N.Y.

History may remember the name "Booth" as the surname of President Abraham Lincoln's assassin, but before, and well after, John Wilkes Booth fired that fateful shot, his family was known as America's theatrical royalty.

Weta Digital

Moviegoers have come to expect more and more sophisticated, seamless special effects, thanks to advances in computer graphics. A UWM graduate has played a big role in creating this CG movie magic.

Mark Frohna, 2012, Milwaukee Ballet

Many in Milwaukee remember trying to get tickets to sold-out performances of Milwaukee Ballet's adaptation of "Peter Pan" when it made its debut in 2010.

Beverly Gordon

Have you ever been so focused on a task you're doing that you lose all track of time and place? It's a concept academics call "transformative state or flow."

Miguel M. Almeida/Flickr

The average piano concert usually features one piano, two hands and 88 keys. But an upcoming concert in Milwaukee will add another pair of hands to the equation.

indigoprime/Flickr

Can carving a pumpkin bring up the past?

Milwaukee Kohl's Designer Creates NPR's New Shirt

Oct 28, 2013
Jessica Roush

Public radio listeners often wear their affection for the medium on their sleeves.  Now, they literally can.

Dave Reid, flickr

It's only been about six months since Gregory Ruffer took the helm at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, but he's already composing some big plans.

Greater Milwaukee Baroque Festival

It's a good weekend for fans of the early musical style known as Baroque.

Milwaukee Rep Strikes Chord with "Ragtime"

Oct 8, 2013
Milwaukee Rep

Government shutdowns and debt ceiling debates aside, attaining the “American dream” remains a goal for people of all political stripes in this country.

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