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East Side and UWM

Milwaukee's East Side, home to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, offers art house cinema, boutique shopping, clusters of night life, dining and more. And the Olmsted-designed Lake Park is a Milwaukee gem.

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Lovell leaves strong legacy at UWM

April 22, 2014 10:06 a.m.

After a national search, Marquette University decided that the best candidate to be its next president was sitting in an office five miles across town. Sources said it was Marquette that pursued Michael Lovell, rather than the other way around. After all, Lovell will leave behind a strong legacy of achievement at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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8th annual Italian Film Festival returns this week

April 21, 2014 5:03 a.m.

The eighth annual Italian Film Festival of Milwaukee takes place this coming weekend at the UW-Milwaukee Union Theatre, bringing along seven recent critically acclaimed Italian films, including six Brew City premieres.

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Chef Talk: Pizza Man's Zachary Baker

April 10, 2014 2:35 p.m.

In this installment of the Chef Talk series, Wisconsin Foodie's Kyle Cherek chats with Pizza Man chef Zachary Baker.

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UWM men's basketball program banned from postseason play

April 9, 2014 4:45 p.m.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball program, fresh off one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in the NCAA last year that culminated in a NCAA tournament berth and Horizon League Tournament championship, has been banned from any postseason play following the 2014-15 regular season.

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TEDx takes Milwaukee for a second time

April 9, 2014 9:16 a.m.

Milwaukee got its first taste of TED last year with a TEDx conference - a local, self-organized talk event, run independently but guided from afar by TED - in Harambee. And now, thanks to some ambitious students at UWM, it seems the city will get a second taste of TED.

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Milwaukee rockers The Living Statues come to life on their debut EP

April 7, 2014 6:06 a.m.

For a band called The Living Statues, the locally based three-man rock 'n' roll outfit has done a very poor job of keeping still. After touring and gigging around the region, the time seemed right for the band to put together its first EP. Before "Knockin'" hits, however, OnMilwaukee chatted with The Living Statues about coming together, recording in Brooklyn and bouncing between the music scenes in Madison and Milwaukee.

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36th Latin American Film Series screens nine movies for free

April 3, 2014 9:03 a.m.

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, UWM Union Programming, Union Theatre and The Department of Film present the 36th annual Latin American Film Series, April 4-10, at UWM Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd.

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Old dog, new trick: Begel supports UWM athletics

March 25, 2014 4:31 p.m.

You know how they say you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Well, this old dog has just learned a new trick, thanks to a letter from a friend that was the proverbial slap upside my head. I cry "uncle." Dropping sports would be next to impossible. So, what I'm going to do is try to stimulate the kind of things that will make the basketball program a force to be reckoned with.