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WEEKLY PICKS: Apr. 14,
2014 through Apr. 20, 2014
Monday, April 14: The red-hot
Milwaukee Brewers open a three-game series at Miller Park with the St. Louis Cardinals. Our
season preview gave fans an idea
of what to expect, but the team’s fast start has exceeded expectations. As
always, there will be a good number of Cards fans on hand at 7:10 tonight
and Tuesday and at a 12:10 p.m. day game Wednesday. If you’re looking for
tickets, including some prime spots, visit
The Ticket King.
Tuesday, April 15: Warm up
Ain’t Misbehavin’, the Milwaukee
Repertory Theater’s rollicking tour through the songbook of the legendary
Fats Waller. Tonight’s performance is at 7:30 p.m. in the Rep’s cozy
Wednesday, April 16: Tonight’s
Milwaukee Bucks game of a
disappointing season. With one of the worst records in the NBA, the Bucks
do have the best chance for the top pick in the upcoming draft. Tonight’s
finale is at 7 p.m. in the BMO Harris Bradley Center against the Atlanta
Hawks and giveaways are expected on fan appreciation night.
Thursday, April 17:
Dickey Betts & Great Southern,
led by a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, plays the Northern
Lights Theater of Potawatomi Bingo Casino tonight at 8 p.m.
Neighborhood Night at the Betty
Brinn Children’s Museum tonight, with free admission from 5-8 p.m. The
outstanding children’s museum also has Spring Break activities planned for
the youngsters from 10:30a.m.-2 p.m. April 14 through 25.
Friday, April 18: The
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
presents the greatest musical moments from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet
ballet tonight and Saturday at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.
Mendelssohn’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture and works by Chausson and
Bartok also are on tap at 8 p.m. performances.
To really experience Old World Charm and Hospitality at its finest, you
need to take a beer history tour at
Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
in Milwaukee. No reservations are needed. For a small fee, enjoy a
historical guided tour that takes you back to 1844 when Best & Company was
born to present day. Tour fee includes a 16 oz. Pabst or Schlitz tap or
non-alcoholic beverage of your choice. Tours are at 12, 1 & 2 p.m. today,
Saturday and Sunday.
■ Saturday, April 19:
Willy Porter brings his
popular band to the Pabst Theater tonight. Doors open at 7 p.m. with
Milwaukee Brewing Company
beer tasting before the show!
Take the kids to
Egg Day today at the
Milwaukee County Zoo. Plenty of great holiday activities from 9
Sunday, April 20: Two very
different live theatre productions are on tap at 2 p.m. today at the
Broadway Theatre Center in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. The
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre production of a classic farce,
Lend Me a Tenor, plays in
the Cabot Theater and will keep you laughing for weeks. Renaissance
Theaterworks’ production of
Skin Tight, a story of a
life-long love affair, is on the studio stage.
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