Casting has begun for the UWM drag show. Emily Topczewski reports.
Dancers of all ages showed up to participate in the Hip Hop Showcase at UWM. CherRay Dixon reports.
They are a group that is meant to bring joy to people, even as they face struggles back at home, says Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars. They played at UWM this December. Story by Madeline Power-Luetscher.
Students of the Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies Living Learning Community at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee tried their hand at app development. The December assignment asked the students to develop a new innovative media or information sharing app. The next Facebook, if you will. Among the ideas were: Pocket Elf, the comprehensive wish list; Culture […]
These were not the normal films that one would watch in a movie theater; many of them had no verbal speaking, and some didn’t even have actors. On Dec. 12, the 67th Annual Student Film Festival was held in the UWM Union; the festival is a judged showcase of projects shot, edited, and produced by […]
The 2014 UWM Drag Show is beginning to pick up steam – with the auditions that took place on the night of Thursday, Dec. 11 now over, people are beginning to get excited for the main event, which will be held at a soon-to-be-decided off-campus location on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Some of the queens […]
The Union Sociocultural organization used the Lyrical Sanctuary event as a memoriam for Maya Angelou at the Union Fireside Lounge this past Wednesday night. Lyrical sanctuary is for anyone who wants to speak their voice and also a place just to sit and listen and enjoy. The memoriam for Maya Angelou took place at 8 […]
“The crowning achievement of my freshman year,” is how Gigi Garcia would explain her experience in the 2014 Hip Hop Showcase on Dec. 11 at the Zelazo Center just across the street from the UW-Milwaukee union. This relatively small but wonderfully opulent theater reverberated old and new hip hop hits with performances from not just […]
The first thing you notice is the music. It echoes from down the hall – a sharp, rhythmic number, repeating the same notes and movements over and over, like dance music. The addictive melody is already sinking in, and causes the head to bob lightly. At the door where the music is coming from, it’s […]
What does an illegal immigrant look like? It’s a question many Americans don’t know how to answer. “They’re the most obedient drivers in the state of Wisconsin,” said Ricardo Diaz of the United Community Center. Sitting on the other end of the table was Joe Rivas, an immigration attorney. “If you’re in New York City, […]