Red velvet and gold medals will greet the Peck School of the Arts Department of Theatre when its faculty and students participate in the 50th Annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival’s Midwestern-region event on Jan. 12.
One year after scoring several best actor nominations for his starring role in “The Florida Project,” UWM alum Dafoe is receiving similar acclaim for his role as painter Vincent Van Gogh in the film “At Eternity’s Gate.”
The elites enjoyed a four-course meal on special occasions, but the common folk had to make do with coarse bread and boiled beef, says UWM historian Martha Carlin.
Dec. 10 was a historic day for the Italian community in Milwaukee as the Italian consul general visited the city for the first time in 25 years.
All musician Jared Judge wanted in the beginning was a few more wedding gigs to help pay for his education. Today, he’s running a company that employs more than 120 musicians and DJs in seven cities.
One UWM professor and two alumni received 2018-19 Nohl Fellowships in the “established” or “emerging” artists category, and four other UWM-affiliated artists were finalists.
Jasmine Alinder hopes that audiences will not only appreciate the images but also ask themselves an important question: What does it mean to be American?
The “See Me Because” portrait project hosted at UWM’s INOVA Gallery allowed minority youths to portray themselves as they choose to be seen — as superheroes and nurses, entertainment stars and community leaders.
The program created by UWM theater faculty has spurred interest from schools and veterans’ organizations nationwide.
The festival, now in its ninth year, brings the area’s literary and arts community to UWM at Waukesha. This year’s festival, which runs Nov. 2-3, celebrates American stories.