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Kalliope Vocal Arts March 27th - 29th & April 2nd - 4th 7:30 PM Each Night 2 PM Matinee on Saturdays 10th Street Theatre 628 N. 10th Street Learn more here: Kalliope Vocal Arts Continue reading
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March 11, 2015 Mousse Magazine INOVA is pleased to present a new body of work by Mateo Tannatt, including video, painting, sculpture, and architectural intervention. The exhibition centers on a video shot in a construction site for future artists’ studios. A menagerie of farm animals and a lone protagonist wander... Continue reading
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Kali Theil March 27, 2015 Sheboygan Press Kathryn Henry found a new home this year. The 22-year-old hails from Sheboygan, but the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior said her first step into the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City last month felt so comfortable that she quickly became accustomed to... Continue reading
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Laura Otto Today @ UWM March 26, 2015 UWM alumni include many business executives and high-ranking public officials, such as the U.S. ambassador to Iceland, Luis Arreaga. Here are 11 Panthers whose work you certainly know, as we celebrate the many paths to success. Way to represent! Read the full... Continue reading
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Forward Theatre Company March 26, 2015 IN AN OLD FARMHOUSE in Bucks County, PA, Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia are living out their middle age after years of caring for their ailing, Chekhov-loving parents. It's a mild and tedious existence. That all changes once their movie-star sister Masha arrives... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Brandon Magown March 24, 2015 The Signal It is not everyday that a serious car accident can change someone’s life in a positive way. For Terry Byrne, a professor of communications at the College, that’s exactly what happened – his life was shaped by a drunk driving accident. Byrne, known... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Justin Williams March 18, 2015 Fox 6 WITI MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The season finale of FOX’s hit drama “Empire” promises to have millions glued to their televisions Wednesday, March 18th. And for this, a Milwaukee native says he’s grateful, since he has more than a little something to do with... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tyler Friedman March 17, 2015 Shepherd Express t the intersection of art and technology lies great potential for positive change. Consider UW-Milwaukee art and design professor Frankie Flood, whose 3D printing lab has been making waves with cutting-edge and affordable prosthetic hands for children in need. At the Kenilworth Open... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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March 22, 2015 Jim Higgins Tap Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student Kathryn Henry did not win the national Metropolitan Opera audition competition Sunday, but the 22-year-old vocalist achieved every other possible goal in the competition, including singing on the Met's stage with the Met orchestra. Nine vocalists, out of more... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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March 16, 2015 Jim Higgins Tap Milwaukee Kathryn Henry confessed she felt "so many butterflies" when she walked on the Metropolitan Opera stage Sunday morning in New York. But that was just a quick look-see for Henry and other semifinalists in the national Met Auditions competition. When she returned later... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Meg Jones March 15, 2015 Tap Milwaukee University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior Kathryn Henry on Sunday advanced to the finals of the Metropolitan Opera auditions. The soprano from Sheboygan, who sang "The Jewel Song" from Charles Gounod's opera "Faust" and the aria "O mio babbino caro" from Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" accompanied... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Karen Stokes March 14, 2015 Milwaukee Courier From writing screenplays to directing and producing movies and music videos, Milwaukee native Eric Haywood has built an impressive resume. The most recent addition to his career is writing for the powerful family, musical drama “Empire”. Empire, which debuted in January was co-created... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Amanda Sullivan 3/11/2015 Shepherd Express UW-Milwaukee Peck School of the Arts’ theater, music and dance departments joined forces March 4-8 to bring audiences a captivating performance of Little Women: The Musical. The intimate Five-0-Eight Theatre was a perfect location for the show, which delves into the close bond between sisters,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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John Schneider March 10, 2015 Shepherd Express There was barely room onstage at Next Act Theatre last weekend for the 15 powerhouse dancers who performed the Milwaukee premiere of Requiem, Janet Lilly’s lively tribute to Ed Burgess, the dancer, choreographer and chair of UWM’s Dance Department who died in his... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Jerrod Johnson March 6, 2015 Bernard Perley is a professor of anthropology at UW-Milwaukee with a degree from Harvard. But he is also an artist who has been creating art since he was a child. His mother could tell stories about how much he loved art as a young boy,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Elaine Schmidt March 6, 2015 Don't look for Danceworks Performance Company this weekend in the ensemble's usual performance space. DPC opened a weekend of performances Thursday evening in the Next Act Theatre space on S. Water St. The program, a multimedia feast entitled "Breathe," featured members of the company and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Jim Higgins 02/26/2015 Sara Zientek and her sister Rachael found Sara's old diaries and, being young actresses, did dramatic re-enactments of passages. Imagine Sara reading this in an exaggerated ABC Family character voice: "Rachael got into the show. I'm so upset at her! I hate her! How could she do... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Jim Higgins Tap Milwaukee Growing up in a family of sisters, choreographer and dancer Janet Lilly "used to have the fantasy I had this really cool older brother." When she joined the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee dance faculty in 1995, she found that older brother, in the spiritual sense, in fellow... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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WUWM 2/26/2015 After major success in redeveloping the once-blighted Menomonee Valley, the leading group behind those efforts is looking to the Valley’s next big chapter. Later, the link between arctic cold in Wisconsin, blizzards in New England, and global climate change. We’ll talk with our astronomy contributor about the birth... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tom Luljak WUWM 2/26/2015 America’s fascination with singing can be seen regularly on TV screens across the country as viewers tune in to American Idol or The Voice. A musical competition will soon be taking place that showcases opera. The Metropolitan Opera is conducting its annual National Council Auditions with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Terrance Walker 2/27/2015 Shepherd Express Washington Park Stories is a collaborative exhibit created by MIAD sculpture students and UWM dance and architecture students working with local artists to capture the memories, dreams and beauty of the deteriorating neighborhood. It is available for viewing at City Hall weekdays 8 to 4... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Michael Barndt Milwaukee Urban Dial 2/26/2015 Thanks to having a world class orchestra, as well as the many arts education programs in town, Milwaukee is blessed with a number of chamber music groups performing on a regular basis. The list includes the Fine Arts Quartet, Philomusica and Prometheus Trio chamber... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Tyler Friedman 02/25/2015 Shepherd Express Who are you? How would you answer such a simple, yet fundamental question? Merely stating your name wouldn’t be sufficient—not only might you share it with others, but a name does not capture an individual’s uniqueness. Perhaps there is no answer that could adequately encapsulate... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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John Schneider Shepherd Express 02/25/2015 When Artistic Director Dani Kuepper invited choreographer Janet Lilly to contribute to Danceworks Performance Company’s winter concert, she had no idea that her former colleague in the UW-Milwaukee Dance Department had made a dance honoring Ed Burgess, the beloved department chair whose unexpected death in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Shepherd Express Amanda Sulivan 02/25/2015 UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s upcoming show, Little Women: The Musical, is part of the program’s Five-O-Eight Series, which is devoted to projects where the performers are the focus. The intimate space itself is a performance lab and features a spare approach to visual elements. Read the full... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts