Author : Wisconsin Gazette

  • Village Playhouse presents ‘Facing the Finding: A Mirror in Three Acts’ — Jan. 13 to 21

    Village Playhouse presents Facing the Finding: A Mirror in Three Acts, running Jan. 13, 14, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. at Inspiration Studios, 1500 S. 73rd St. in West Allis. The show deals with the idea that change will come only when we turn the mirror around and face the darkness, bias and fear in ourselves. Admission is available for a minimum donation of $10 per ticket. (See article for more inf.... Read More
  • ‘Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience’ — Jan. 21

    Da Vinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience makes its Milwaukee debut Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., in Milwaukee. The multi-media event features host Mark Rodgers and an assemblage of movies, 3D-animations of machines and inventions, and images of codices, artwork, paintings and sculptures. Tickets are $25 to $45. 414-286-3663 or pabsttheater.org.... Read More
  • ‘WHAT A JOKE’ Comedy Fest — Jan. 21

    In response to Donald Trump’s repeated threats against civil rights, comedians in over 20 cities are coordinating shows to raise money for the American Civil Liberties Union on Inauguration Day weekend. The WHAT A JOKE Comedy Fest is being organized and produced by New York comedians Jenn Welch (New York Comedy Festival) and Emily Winter (writer for TV Land, Fusion TV). The tour takes place simu.... Read More
  • Frank Caliendo — Jan. 21

    Wisconsin native Frank Caliendo is a comedian, actor, and impressionist. He is known for his impressions of people such as Robin Williams, Robert De Niro, George W. Bush, John Madden, Donald Trump, and many more. He recently joined the cast of the Sunday NFL Countdown, and is also a veteran of FOX NFL Sunday Pregame and MADtv. Caliendo has also appeared on The View, The Late Late Show with Craig F.... Read More
  • Riverwest FemFest — Jan. 18 to 22

    Riverwest FemFest is an annual community music and arts festival celebrating — through music, art, and poetry — the powerful and positive impact women, femmes, and feminine-identifying groups can have on each other and the community. FemFest is also a fundraiser, with proceeds this year going to the Coalition for Justice, the Milwaukee Women’s Center and Pathfinders Milwaukee. The festival r.... Read More
  • Frankly Music presents ‘Winds and Strings’ — Jan. 23

    Frankly Music presents Winds and Strings — an evening of music featuring musicians from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and a few guests as well, culminating in Mozart’s K. 287 Divertimento. The performance takes place at Schwan Concert Hall, Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8815 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Wauwatosa, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10–$35. 414-443-8802 or franklymusic.org.... Read More
  • Tom Segura — Jan. 26

    Your Mom’s House podcast host and stand-up comic Tom Segura comes to the Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St. in Milwaukee, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $29, with “meet and greet” tickets also available for $50. Your Mom’s House was a finalist for Best Comedy Podcast at the Stitcher Awards and profiled by VICE. 414-286-3663 or pabsttheater.org.... Read More
  • Pablove 8 — Jan. 28

    Pablove 8 is a special evening to benefit The Pablove Foundation and improve the lives of children with cancer. The show features Goran (of The Gufs) with Willy Porter and Carmen Nickerson, and special guests KT Tunstall, Chris Porterfield and Brett Newski. The event happens on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at Turner Hall Ballroom, 1040 N. 4th St. in Milwaukee. Tickets are $25 or $50 for VIP seating and .... Read More
  • The Seldoms — Jan. 27 and 28

    Chicago-based dance company The Seldoms is dedicated to bringing its audiences innovative dance that provokes deep thought and understanding of real-world issues. This show combines spoken word, sound design, video, and an installation of a wall of 75 suspended chairs. The performance happens on Jan. 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. at the Frederic March Play Circle in Wisconsin Union Theater, 800 Langdon St. .... Read More
  • Momentum MBII @ SMPAC — Jan. 28

    Milwaukee Ballet II (MBII) dancers showcase their technique, artistry and athleticism in Momentum MBII @ SMPAC. Many of Milwaukee Ballet Company’s dancers are graduates of this esteemed training program. The shows take place Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, 901 15th Ave. in South Milwaukee. Tickets range from $10 to $30. 414-766-5049 or southmilwauke.... Read More