Marquette Wire

Surveying stars in Milwaukee skies

Kelsey McCarthy, A&E Reporter

November 9, 2016

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Manfred Olson Planetarium offers weekly shows and events open to the public. Its Northern Lights show is a program open to the public every Friday night through Dec. 16. Admission is $4 per person.

Dino fashion show rawrs into MKE

Maddy Kennedy

September 12, 2013

“Project Runway” host Heidi Klum always says, “In fashion, one day you’re in and the next day you’re out.” For local designer Timothy Westbook, the day came sooner than he would have hoped. After he was eliminated from Project Runway’s current 12th season, ...

Milwaukee Public Museum unwraps a planet’s worth of mummies

Matthew Reddin

January 20, 2011

The holiday season may have passed, but there’s still one present to be found in Milwaukee. Just don’t try unwrapping any of it — the Milwaukee Public Museum’s security guards tend to frown on that sort of thing. ...

Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit brings pieces of Scripture to Milwaukee

Matthew Reddin

January 28, 2010

The Dead Sea Scrolls are arguably the most important archaeological discovery of the century. Initially found in a cave by a Bedouin shepherd, they gained national prominence as scholars verified their accuracy and discovered further ...

Haunting activities of local ghosts revealed

Laura Bulgrin

October 29, 2009

  Ten years ago, Dawn Scher Thomae, anthropology collections manager at Milwaukee Public Museum, stood in the Latin American area on the third floor of the museum. She felt a cold sensation unlike any she had felt bef...