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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
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Peggy Sue Dunnigan April 17, 2015 Broadway World First Stage's World Premiere LUCHADORA! introduces the world of lucha Libre, or Mexican sport wrestling, to Milwaukee this spring in an exciting play were the thumps and bumps against the ring ropes thrill the audience. Playwright Alvaro Saar Rios relates a multi-layered... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Joe Bisciotti March 31, 2015 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Russ Nugent Can you name America’s first movie studio? Back in 1893 Thomas Edison built a barn-like structure on a turntable so it could rotate toward the sun. It had a huge window in the ceiling to provide light for long days of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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April 7, 2015 NBC 29 2013 grad, Malena Magnolia is creating art (mud stencils) and facilitating open discussions to combat sexual violence. See the video here: NBC 29 Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Alastair Macaulay April 8, 2015 New York Times The history of the leading figures of American modern dance can sound like lines from the Book of Genesis. Senior choreographers nurtured company dancers who in due course became choreographers in their own right. To adapt the King James Version, Ruth St.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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UWM News 4/16/2015 As home base for UWM’s film program, the basement of Mitchell Hall might seem like a long way away from sunny California. But the journey from Milwaukee to Hollywood is shorter than you’d think for graduates of UWM’s Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Unruly Music Festival: Night One (April 16, 2015) A review by UWM Music student, Aidan Menuge Suitably, the Unruly Music festival at UWM opened with a cacophonous evening of saxophone, trumpet, violin, piano, percussion, guitar, contrabass, and voice. Guest artists, Suono Mobile USA, performed an equally diverse and adventurous program... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Deb Cleworth 4/14/2105 Wisconsin Rapids Tribune WISCONSIN RAPIDS – After decades of two dance studios in Wisconsin Rapids, a new studio opening this fall will add another dimension to education in the arts. The Rapids School of the Performing Arts is set to break ground for a new, almost 6,000... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Amanda Sullivan 4/15/2015 Shepherd Express UW-Milwaukee Theatre’s follow-up to Little Women: The Musical is Slightly Bigger Women: What Happens When “Little Women” Grow Up, which offers a look at the changes in women’s lives across the century. Show runs April 22-26 at Kenilworth Studio 508 (1925 E. Kenilworth Place). For... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Bonnie North 4/15/2015 WUWM Three-dimension printing is everywhere these days - from car parts to people parts. It’s that latter category that drew in artist and UWM art professor Frankie Flood. Flood’s background is in jewelry and metalsmithing. His previous work included treating everyday objects as art. Read more here:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Michael Bardndt 04/15/2015 Urban Dial Milwaukee Twice a year, the UWM Peck School for the Arts brings cutting-edge contemporary musicians to Milwaukee through the “Unruly Music” series. Directed by composer Christopher Burns, the mission of the series is to explore “contemporary trends in chamber music, improvisation, electronic sound, and multimedia,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Shepherd Express 3/31/2015 John Schneider Oni Dance Presents ‘Palimpsest’ UW-Milwaukee’s Kenilworth Studio 620 1925 E. Kenilworth Place April 10-11 Maria Gillespie, UW-Milwaukee dance department assistant professor and a key figure in the exciting new Milwaukee dance-music improvisation collaboration Hyperlocal, is also artistic director of Oni Dance, which she founded in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Shepherd Express 4/8/2015 Tyler Friedman On Saturday, April 18, Prospect Avenue’s Kenilworth Building will open its doors to the public for its annual family friendly, interactive show-and-tell event, Kenilworth Open Studios (KOS). From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., all six floors will be teeming with 100-plus of UW-Milwaukee’s best and brightest eager... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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Daniel Reynolds Advocate March 27, 2015 In perhaps the season's most difficult challenge to date, the contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race were asked to create a parody of one of RuPaul's songs as well as an accompanying music video. Despite some initial tonal challenges in the recording studio, the results... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
April 16-18 Friday, April 17: Bearthoven Buckshot
 The eccentrically named trio of piano, percussion, and bass known as Bearthoven takes the stage with a widely varied program of new music that challenges the notion that the instrumentation makes the music. The evening begins with the fluorescences and electronics of Jonathan... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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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
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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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
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts
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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
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at News @ the Peck School of the Arts