Marquette Wire

‘BAAM’ an explosion of film and fun

Matt Mueller

March 10, 2011

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For most people, the average movie-going experience involves taking out a small loan for tickets and snacks, and sitting in a dark, quiet theater for two hours. If you try to be social, ushers in cheap tuxedos escort you ou...

Stepping up to the mic

Sarah Elms

December 9, 2010

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There has never been a time without storytelling. It’s a way to express ourselves, build relationships and keep history alive. Everyone has a story to tell, but some never have the opportunity to be heard. In an atte...

Urban Garage Sale offers Milwaukee on a budget

Jennie Jorgensen

December 2, 2010

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If you didn’t blow all your Christmas gift money on Black Friday this holiday season, Milwaukee’s Urban Garage Sale wants you to save your cash from commercial spending — no Ugg boots, no iPads, no “Glee” soundtracks. Instead, ...

GAMBLE: The man behind the curtain

Molly Gamble

February 18, 2010

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“Shh, hold on.” Paul Smaxwill leans his forehead against a wall in the kitchen. The wall separates him from Cory Chisel, who is on the stage of Turner Hall Ballroom. He listens intently to see if Chisel plays his request. “H...

African concert raises funds for schools

Sarah Elms

February 11, 2010

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African music is not just drumming and dancing — at least not when it is performed by Sindoolaa. This high-energy musical group will take the stage Saturday afternoon at Turner Hall Ballroom on a mission to give back t...

Turner Hall hosts Pablove Benefit Concert

Sarah Elms

January 21, 2010

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Nine bands will come together Saturday at Turner Hall Ballroom to play music for a boy they have never met. On May 17, 2008, Pablo Castelaz was diagnosed with a bilateral Wilms’ tumor, a rare form of children’s cancer. About one month into his tre...