Marquette Wire

Some choose to live like refugees

Jessie Mahne

October 15, 2009

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Marquette has hundreds of student organizations dedicated to uniting the campus community with the Milwaukee community through fundraising and awareness events. But only one brings people together using laughter. The Studio...

Second City starts cute, ends crass

Jessie Mahne

October 8, 2009

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Wisconsin and Illinois have always been at odds with each other. Sports, politics, the way “they” drive. The rivalry never seems to end. It wasn't until I experienced the talents of The Second City from Chicago, Ill., mixed...

Alchemist Theatre gives local artists a fair shot

Jessie Mahne

October 1, 2009

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There are all kinds of artists living in Milwaukee. From photographers to actors, poets to dancers, this city houses them all. Most of these talented people are 20-somethings with limited funds and credibility — just like college...

Aykroyd and Belushi? Try MU’s own Bury and Gau

Jessie Mahne

September 24, 2009

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They finish each other’s sentences, give each other crap for saying something dumb and make up cheesy analogies to teach a life lesson. Sounds like grandma and grandpa, right? With these two, that is not the case. Char...

Working valet or working the stage, Lewinski knows comedy

Jessie Mahne

September 17, 2009

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When performing comedy, the comic's main concern is the audience’s moment-by-moment reaction. Nothing's more difficult than a tough crowd. But every once in a while you get that enthusiastic, supportive audience member with...

ComedySportz practices hard, we laugh harder

Jessie Mahne

September 6, 2009

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A freshman’s first week of college can be a scary one. Settling into a foreign land and meeting new people is difficult to do alone, which is why a freshmen orientation in Milwaukee is a giggling goldmine for organizations like...

Milwaukee comedy scene? Stand up!

Jessie Mahne

September 3, 2009

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It's 8 p.m. on a Tuesday night and Mikey’s Skylight Room, 811 N. Jefferson St., is booming with laughter and energy. The dim lighting, smooth rock music, and perfectly prepared food and drink not only make the audience of about...