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John Gurda: Made in Milwaukee, An Economic History of Brewtown
Milwaukee has made its living in a multitude of ways over the last 175 years. Growing from roots in shipping and grain-handling, the city became a manufacturing powerhouse, sending its products all over the globe. In recent years, service industries have claimed a larger place on the economic smorgasbord. From beer to gears and from hides to Harleys, “Made in Milwaukee” will offer a colorful and enlightening look at the people and products that have made Milwaukee famous.
Wednesday, April 15, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning, the program is free and open to the public.
Florentine Opera Insights:
The Elixir of Love
Opera Insights is a FREE presentation given by Corliss Phillabaum, Professor of Theater at UW Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts. Opera Insights take a closer look at the upcoming opera performance. This program contains a detailed synopsis, background on the opera and live musical selections performed by the Florentine Opera Studio Artists. Attendees are treated to arias, duets and small ensembles performed by Florentine Opera Chorus.
This classic story of playful imposters, mistaken love, and magical concoctions comes to life in Gaetano Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love.
Saturday April 18, 12:30 p.m. - 2:00p.m.