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Duane Dudek February 8, 2016 Tap Milwaukee No one plans to fill a niche. Rather, people have a passion or obscure skill that no one cares about until they discover a need for it. The niches filled by Kenosha native Caroline Kastelic are puppetry and stop-motion animation. And the techniques... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Ben Stanley February 5, 2016 Biz Times Milwaukee The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has joined the ranks of the nation’s most active research universities. UWM’s Innovator Accelerator campus in Wauwatosa. UWM was re-classified as a Tier 1 Research University in theCarnegie Foundation’s most recent Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which... Continue reading
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Bonnie North February 3, 2016 WUWM - Milwaukee Public Radio The dance department at UW-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts opens a four-performance run of its Winterdances 2016 series, titled Evolve as We Enter, Thursday night. The performance showcases work by a number of choreographers, including Deb Loewen, Dani Kuepper... Continue reading
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Ashley Sears February 2, 2016 Fox6 MILWAUKEE -- It was all eyes on Iowa on Monday night, February 1st -- and next week, on February 11th, it will be all eyes on Milwaukee. A Democratic presidential debate will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. After the Iowa caucus left... Continue reading
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by Sky Hopinka, student filmmaker 1. I got into town Thursday night (January 21) just before my first screening on Friday at noon. It was a pretty quick turnaround before jumping into a theatre for a first screening. Below is a picture of the Q&A. 2. On Sunday (January 25),... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tom Luljak WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio January 28, 2016 With winter still swirling about, this is a perfect time to head inside for a rousing, inspiring program of dances. February 4 through the 7 ,the UWM Peck School of the Arts is presenting this year’s version of Winterdances, an annual... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Jack Fennimore UWM Post January 27, 2016 Had a favorite animated film as a child? It’s likely that Owen Klatte has had a hand in creating it. Owen Klatte brings a wealth of animation and visual effects experience to the classes that he instructs here at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tim Elliott January 20, 2016 WISN 12 MILWAUKEE —A Milwaukee woman is showing off her creative talents on reality TV. The longtime artist is making all kinds of cool creations for a national audience. Read more: WISN 12 Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Kathy Quirk January 25, 2016 UWM Report Rebecca Mixtacki, a UW-Milwaukee graduate, passes around a black-and-white photo showing a downtown street scene from the mid-20th century to nine older women. Mixtacki sits next to Gloria Ristow, who is blind, and describes the photo. One by one, the women offer their... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Bonnie North & Audrey Nowakowski January 21, 2016 WUWM When people and organizations take to the street to protest an event or policy, you often see many homemade signs and banners. However, Milwaukee artist Nicolas Lampert believes that through creating unique and professional signage, a cause can get more attention... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Kathy Quirk January 21, 2016 UWM Report The story of African peoples and their passage into the New World is embedded in dance. Slaves from Sierra Leone, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and other West African nations brought their music and dances through the Middle Passage to the New World. Read... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Dramatic Publishing "An absolute gem. … A beautiful story with an upbeat message for young people and their parents." —GMToday.com "The most exciting father-daughter saga this side of the Pecos." —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "One of the most moving and important productions likely to be seen in Milwaukee." —OnMilwaukee.com "An engaging,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Brian Boucher ArtNet News 12/31/15 The art world would be nowhere without its art dealers, who tirelessly support their artists, helping to create their gallery shows, advising on their next moves, and helping influential collectors develop their eye. And, though it's not among their most high-profile activities, dealers also often... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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1/7/16 Syfy Ever since seeing Michael Jackson's Thriller video at a very young age, Melissa Ebbe has longed to work in special effects. After pursuing more traditional art mediums and earning her BFA, MA and MFA, Melissa finally decided to pursue her lifelong dream of learning how to do special... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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1/6/16 The American Prize Five American musicians have been chosen as Honored Artists of The American Prize, 2015, by the national nonprofit competitions in the performing arts. Honored Artists are individuals who have proven themselves to be musicians of “sustained excellence" over a number of seasons as contestants in the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tom Fuchs 12/22/15 Milwaukee Magazine The end of the calendar year is always time for reflection on the twelve months that came before, and that certainly is the case in the film world, when everyone’s top ten lists begin to trickle out and the year’s finest achievements in film are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Bonnie North 12/16/15 WUWM Both Shaw’s “Pygmalion” and the musical adapted from it, “My Fair Lady” make the point that it’s not just clothes that make the man – or the woman. Speech plays a part as well, perhaps even more so. The current production of “My Fair Lady” running... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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12/22/16 Enabling The Future As we wrap up another amazing year of sharing wonderful stories from around the world of children and adults receiving free 3D printed e-NABLE hands and arms from our thousands of e-NABLE Community Volunteers – we are excited to start adding some new designs to our... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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12/21/15 DCMetroTheaterArts Here are the DCMetroTheaterArts Staff’s honorees for Best Plays in Professional Theaters in 2015. Read more: DCMetroTheaterArts Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Charlie Eisenhood 12/21/15 Ultiworld Corey Smith is graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Check out his senior project, which, in his words, “translates the motion and repetition of perfecting the throw of a disc into visual art about in-game psychology:” Read more: Ultiworld Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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As my time here at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is coming to an end, I would like to thank someone who has greatly impacted my experience as an artist, designer, maker. Frankie Flood has given me experiences would never have had anywhere else. Who can say that they got... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Martin Lukacs 12/10/15 The Guardian As negotiators try to finalize a UN climate pact being hailed as dangerously insufficient, a network of groups will express their outrage and pledge continuing action in the new year with massive civil disobedience at an iconic French site. Organizers hope to send a message... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Kathy Quirk 12/9/15 UWM Report Light, sound, illusion and artistic vision will illuminate four floors of an industrial artist space owned by Peck School of the Arts on Wednesday, Dec. 16. The public is encouraged to explore the exhibits at Arts+Tech Night from 6 to 9 p.m. at Kenilworth Square... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tatiana Siegel 12/8/15 Hollywood Reporter The Sundance Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled its Shorts lineup for 2016. This year's selection of 72 short films includes a host of fest veterans including Jason Reitman (the director brought his first feature, Thank You for Smoking, to Sundance in 2006) and Bryce Dallas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts