Author : Wisconsin Gazette

  • Theatre Gigante presents ‘Laugh Clown Laugh’ — March 3 and 4

    Theatre Gigante presents the 1928 Lon Chaney classic silent film Laugh Clown Laugh, accompanied by the toy band Little Bang Theory, March 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Kenilworth 508 Theater, 1925 E. Kenilworth Place in Milwaukee. Tickets are $20. 800-838-3006 or theatregigante.org.... Read More
  • Chris D’Elia — March 4

    Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia is a regular at Hollywood comedy clubs and continues to tour the United States and Canada. He recently starred in the NBC comedy series Undateable, as well as NBC’s multi-camera comedy series Whitney. D’Elia comes to The Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, March 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.50, with special VIP Meet & Greet tickets also available fo.... Read More
  • Shen Yun 2017 World Tour — March 3 to 5

    The Shen Yun 2017 World Tour features New York’s Shen Yun Performing Arts, a premier classical Chinese dance and music company. The production comes to the Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, March 3-5. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. March 3-4 and 2 p.m. March 4-5. Tickets are $73 to $160. 800-745-3000 or milwaukeetheatre.com.... Read More
  • 15th Annual WMSE Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser — March 5

    The 15th Annual WMSE Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser takes place March 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the MSOE Kern Center, 1245 North Broadway, Milwaukee. Advance tickets are $12 and include four chili samples. The chili competition pits more than 50 Milwaukee restaurants, cafes and caterers against one another. Event attendees vote to determine the city’s best chili. 414-277-7247 or wmse.org.... Read More
  • Food Network’s Ina Garten — March 8

    Ina Garten, author of nine New York Times bestselling cookbooks and host of the Emmy and James Beard Award-winning Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics show on Food Network, comes to the Riverside Theater, 116 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49.50 to $75.50. Garten is promoting her most recent cookbook Cooking for Jeffery and will share behind the scenes stories of life.... Read More
  • Patti Smith and Her Band perform ‘Horses’ — March 9

    In the fall of 1975, Patti Smith recorded her debut album, Horses, which has come to be regarded as a seminal recording. More than forty years later, Smith will honor the longevity and lasting influence of Horses with a series of special shows centered around the album. Smith will perform Horses in its entirety accompanied by two members of the original group, Lenny Kaye and Jay Dee Daugherty, alo.... Read More
  • BoDeans — March 10

    Waukesha’s own BoDeans formed in 1983 and continue to tour year round. Throughout its career, the band has opened for acts such as U2, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Tom Petty, The Pretenders, and David Bowie. In recent years, the band has made a return to their rock origins. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum has the BoDeans permanently displayed as part of its Midwest Artists exhibit. 8 p.m. o.... Read More
  • Sen. Ron Johnson invited to Feb. 25 town hall scheduled by constituents

    A coalition of citizen organizations will hold a town hall listening session on protecting the health care of over 400,000 Wisconsinites whose coverage is at risk. The event takes place this Saturday, Feb. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the IBEW 494 Union Hall, 3303 S. 103rd St. in Greenfield. More than 200 constituents are expected to attend to exchange ideas on critical issues before Congress, .... Read More
  • Politics and publishing: Authors respond to troubling Trump times

    Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Diaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jane Smiley are among 32 authors contributing to a book of letters responding to the election of President Donald Trump. Vintage Books said Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times will be published May 2 as a paperback original. “The anthology offers readers an antidote to despair: it is a salve, a balm, a compass, .... Read More
  • Planned Parenthood holding rally in Milwaukee with Cecile Richards on Feb. 25

    Cecile Richards, CEO and president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, will be in Milwaukee Saturday, Feb. 25, for the “Rally to Stand with Planned Parenthood.” The event takes place at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, 509 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Milwaukee from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Richards will be joined by President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Tanya Atkinson, as well a.... Read More