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Dreams of Ipanema... a small trip to Brazil

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I knew this was coming. I knew it because yesterday I scored the new Mr. Bongo compilation Brazilian Beats 7 and that would, could only mean a day-long trip to Brazil for some of the funky flavors I knew I'd find on the compilation. And while it wasn't all about the compilation, its inspiration certainly was. Here's a run-down, in order, of what I played today on Sound Travels...

 

Hometown pride shines at The Milwaukee Show

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The final curtain closed on the Milwaukee Film Festival last Thursday. While festival featured films from around the world, organizers paid homage to the homeland with a category dedicated entirely to local talent.

Among the "Cream City Cinema" collection was the October 3 screening of The Milwaukee Show. It showcased a selection of shorts by Milwaukee filmmakers. With roughly 1,000 attendees, the sold out show was a pinnacle of the festival.

The Milwaukee Stand Up Comedy Showcase

Event Date 
October 18, 2013 - 20:30 to 23:00
Venue Name 
Karma Bar & Grill
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A growing, yet little-known fact: Karma Bar and Grill is home to Milwaukee's best underground comedy showcase. This comedian-run, independently produced comedy show that started with a couple of funny guys and a microphone has grown into a full-fledged professional comedy extravaganza. The Caste of Killers showcase only the freshest and brightest comedy acts. From new, local, up-and-coming comics to nationally touring headliners. The Milwaukee Stand-Up Comedy Showcase is the hidden jewel and the cornerstone of the Milwaukee comedy scene. This time round we've got:


Artist Name 
Caste of Killers

88Nine Presents: Creatures and Creators Halloween Party @ Turner Hall Ballroom

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     Are you getting excited for our Creatures and Creators Halloween Party at Turner Hall Ballroom? Yeah. We are, too.

     In a week from tomorrow, Made and Milwaukee and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee are joining forces to put together one funky Halloween party. Some of our favorite bands, LIVE artists and fashion, a Michael Jackson vs. Prince dance-off.... what's not to love?

     If its your first time attending, let us give you a heads-up of what you can expect:

Bango!

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While brainstorming Halloween Costumes this week, I thought how fun it would be to dress as Bango The Buck!

This made me think of the song "BINGO BANGO".  (Which I think would be the best theme song for said mascot.)

 

a.MKE: Government: 3 of a Kind, Open for Business!, Rent-a-Harley, WI Attny General and Super-Size it? 10.17.13

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The government will reopen its doors today after Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown. Early today, President Barack Obama singed the bill, which the house and Senate passed late Wednesday. The White House directed all agencies to reopen promptly as furloughed federal employees across the country are expected to return to work today.

Halloween Karaoke & Costume Contest at Frank's Power Plant!

Event Date 
October 26, 2013 - 20:00 to October 27, 2013 - 01:30
Venue Name 
Frank's Power Plant
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Wear a costume & sing a song for a chance to win cool prizes:
1st Place ~ keg party at Frank's
2nd Place ~ $25.00 bar tab
3rd Place ~ $10 bar tab
Runners-up ~ tons of PBR Swag
Tickets: FREE

RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1398342277068803/

 

Artist Name 
Moonlight Karaoke

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