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Helen Koth Urban Milwaukee 7/31/2015 Xalaat Africa Drum and Dance for Life was founded in 2010 by Yaya Kambaye. The group specializes in African and Carribean dance and music. The group is led by Kambaye, a native of Senegal, West Africa, who is a master drummer and kora player drawing... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Milwaukee residents will see top professional dancers from around the country in Dancemakers 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 24 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25 in Mitchell Studio 254. (Mitchell Hall, 3203 N. Downer Ave.) See arts.uwm.edu/calendar. The program is the culminating event for a summer residency program that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Julie Ann Steinbach July 16, 2015 The Wind Ensemble members had a relaxing day at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk and at the beach. There the member did some amateur sea lion spotting and swimming. They even got to enjoy the arcade and amusement rides! Tonight will be another performance,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Julie Ann Steinbach July 14, 2015 Our WASBE performance today was definitely a hit with those in the audience! The UWM Wind Ensemble performed in the California Theatre, which is home to Opera San Jose and The Silicone Symphony. The histoic venue, which was recently renovated, is absolutely beautiful.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Julie Ann Steinbach July 14, 2015 Today the UWM Wind Ensemble rehearsed on the San Jose State University campus in preparation for our performance tomorrow in the California Theater at 3 pm. Viewing a handful performances, which feature invited ensembles of the highest caliber, are on the agenda for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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By Julie Ann Steinbach July 13, 2015 After a long day of travel, the UWM Wind Ensemble finally checked into their hotel which stood directly across from the WASBE Concert Hall. The group is out on the town enjoying a dinner together and soaking in every lovely sight San Jose... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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My Racine County Jennifer Eisenburt July 10, 2015 There was a certain level of secrecy – necessitated by a contract – Eli King had to maintain regarding Summerfest’s blockbuster kickoff show this year. King, of Burlington, and members of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Concert Chorale can’t talk about how they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Katie Tabeling Kenosha News 7/11/2015 Jerry Belland has been on the Wisconsin art scene for four decades, winning awards and fellowships and working out of 16th Street Studios in Racine. But when Belland was featured in Re:Vision Art Gallery’s showing for Second Saturday, he was mainly interested in getting feedback... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
Kat Minerath July 2, 2015 Wisconsin Gazette There’s a museum inside UW-Milwaukee’s Inova museum, temporarily. The “Milwaukee, Milwaukie Museum” celebrates both the largest city in Wisconsin and a suburb of Portland, Oregon, which share similar names. The space, organized by the photographic collective Milwaukee Comma, achieved mini-fame even before the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Mike Anderson June 17, 2015 WISN 12 Mike Anderson reports on the upcoming Rolling Stones performance and their back-up singers, the UWM Concert Chorale. Watch the entire clip here: WISN 12 Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Todd Hicks June 24, 2015 TMJ4 A local choir got more than a little satisfaction. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Concert Chorale sang backup for one of the biggest rock groups in history, The Rolling Stones, Tuesday night. Durlam and members of the choir are still giddy from their performance. "You feel... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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David Schuyler June 17, 2015 Milwaukee Business Journal Members of the UWM Concert Chorale will perform with The Rolling Stones when the legendary rock and roll band makes its pre-Summerfest appearance at the Marcus Amphitheater June 23. On recent tours, the Stones have been selecting local choirs to perform on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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David Schuyler Milwaukee Business Journal June 17, 2015 Members of the UWM Concert Chorale will perform with The Rolling Stones when the legendary rock and roll band makes its pre-Summerfest appearance at the Marcus Amphitheater June 23. On recent tours, the Stones have been selecting local choirs to perform on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
UWM - UWM Dance BFA student, Brooke Miller, received an exciting opportunity last fall: an acceptance letter to the Disney College Program. What's better is that only a few months later she was brought on as a full time employee. Brooke describes her time with Disney positively and excitedly, "I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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UWM - Music Composition & Technology​ Professor and Unruly Music Festival Director, Christopher Burns, has long been enamored with composer Luigi Nono. "La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura" (Nono's work for violin and electronics, composed in 1988-89) has been featured on several of Christopher's past recital programs, but in 2011, Christopher... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Michael Barndt Urban Milwaukee Dial June 4, 2015 The Fine Arts Quartet’s second concert in the Summer Evenings series on Sunday June 7th features three compositions separated by centuries. The Quartet (violinists Ralph Evans and Efim Boico, cellist Robert Cohen and violist Juan-Miguel Hernandez) will play works by Beethoven, Debussy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Bonnie North WUWM June 3, 2015 Thursday evening at the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay, an exhibit featuring the work of more than 20 artists will open. The Milwaukee Jewish Artists’ Laboratory created the Living Waters exhibition. It’s the result of the group’s yearlong... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Priscilla Luong CBS 58 May 19, 2015 MILWAUKEE-- Walk into the 3D Printing Lab at UW Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts, and you'll witness a process that helps children around the world, live fuller lives. For 10-year old, Karuna Levie, of Brookfield, that means pursuing his interest in music.... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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John Schneider Shepherd Express 5/12/15 Modern dance in Milwaukee is unthinkable without UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts dance department. The faculty includes leaders of every major modern dance company in town. The department conducts dance research and experiments as serious as those of any school of science or technology... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Kat Murrell April 29, 2015 Shepherd Express If art history were a cocktail party, Robert Rauschenberg would rank among the most interesting conversationalists. He is witty and daring, though sometimes veering toward the obscure. His ace card of engagement is tantalizing the viewer into sussing out the connections between his... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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John Torinus April 28, 2015 Biz Times Like the classic entrepreneurs of yesteryear, Jim Becker started his company, Epic Creative, in a garage. After graduating from the distinguished film and video department at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee – rated one of the top 20 in the world –... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Jim Higgins April 3, 2015 Tap Milwaukee First Stage's next show celebrates grandmothers, brave girls, strong women — and wrestling, specifically the Mexican tradition of lucha libre wrestling. Playwright Alvaro Saar Rios can explain it in an elevator pitch: the folk tale of Mulan set in the world of lucha... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Unruly Music Festival: Night Three (April 18, 2015) A review by UWM Music student, Aidan Menuge This season of Unruly concluded tonight with a performance of bassoonist and electronic performer Katherine Young’s piece Diligence is to Magic as Progress is to Flight in collaboration with violinist and violist J. Austin... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Unruly Music Festival: Night Two (April 17, 2015) A review by UWM Music student, Aidan Menuge Tonight’s account of Unruly Music will be a little different than yesterday’s as I had the exceptional fortune to have one of my own pieces premiered by the festival’s second guest artist ensemble, Quince!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Michael Barndt April 17, 2015 Urban Dial Milwaukee Classical musicians who play brass or wind instruments have few opportunities to perform chamber music. The first of two UW-Milwaukee’s Chamber Music Milwaukee concerts, scheduled for this Sunday, provides this outlet for players and audience alike. The second concert, called “The Tango... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts