Arts/Entertainment/Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks announced today that the team has added seven additional local investors to its ownership group, and for the first time acknowledged that New York hedge fund manager Jamie Dinan is a “substantial” owner of the team.
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The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival drew record attendance over its 15-day run with more than 64,000 attendees among its public film screenings, private education screenings, panel discussions and parties.
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This year's Creative Milwaukee @ Work Summit, presented by Creative Alliance Milwaukee, will leverage the talents of the region's creative class to impact three of Milwaukee's top economic and community development projects.
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A documentary about The Pfister Hotel has earned an Emmy nomination.
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SHARP Literacy Inc., a Milwaukee-based nonprofit that promotes reading, writing and researching by engaging students in visual arts, welcomed LeVar Burton as the keynote speaker at its 2014 A Novel Event luncheon. Burton, an Emmy Award-winning actor, producer, director and author, is perhaps most famous for hosting and producing PBS’ “Reading Rainbow” educational TV program for more than 20 years. The luncheon was held at the Pfister Hotel and drew about 600 attendees. BizTimes Media served as the media sponsor.
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The 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival drew record attendance over its 15-day run with more than 64,000 attendees among its public film screenings, private education screenings, panel discussions and parties.
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The Milwaukee Brewers announced today that manager Ron Roenicke will return for the 2015 season, but two of his assistant coaches will not be rehired.
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The Wisconsin Philharmonic Orchestra, formerly the Waukesha Symphony Orchestra, has appointed Michael Flanigan executive director, according to announcement the organization made on Monday.
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The BMO Harris Bradley Center announced today that iconic British rock band The Who will play at the arena on October 13, 2015. The Who, on what lead singer Roger Daltry calls its “last big tour,” has not played in Milwaukee for 18 years.
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As close to 8,000 people descend upon Kohler, Wis., later this month for the 14th annual Kohler Food and Wine Experience, they will have an opportunity to sample dishes and learn about pairings from top culinary experts and TV personalities like Graham Elliot, Christopher Kimball and Geoffrey Zakarian.
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