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Jerome Kitzke: Winter Count and Howl Music in Poetry - Poetry in Music

Event Date 
April 10, 2015 - 19:30
Venue Name 
South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
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South Milwaukee native Jerome Kitzke has been composing music for decades influenced by the tenor of the times and tells his stories, both political and personal, through music imbued with the language of poets and writers, past and present. Kitzke's music, which has been performed around the world, illuminates his belief of the existence of poetry in music and music in poetry.

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Jerome Kitzke

In Thinking of America: Songs of the Civil War

Event Date 
March 29, 2015 - 14:00
Venue Name 
South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
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2014-15 is the Civil War sesquicentennial. In the tradition of variety and concert artists of the mid-19th century, Robert Trentam presents songs that inspired and comforted a divided nation. Coupled with letters, speeches and social commentary from the 1860's, In Thinking of America:  Songs of the Civil War offers contemporary audiences a glimpse into the past and calls to mind a time of unabashed sentiment and innocent vigor.

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Robert Trentham

The Pedrito Martinez Group: Featuring Ariacne Trujillo

Event Date 
February 13, 2015 - 19:30
Venue Name 
South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
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The Pedrito Martinez Group has its roots planted firmly in the Afro-Cuban Rumba tradition and in the bata rhythms and vocal chants of the music of Yoruba and Santeria. The group is an extraordinarily tight and creative unit with a home base gig in Midtown Manhattan at Guantanamera, where they've built a fan base that includes Steve Gadd, Ravi Coltrane, Taj Mahal, Eric Clapton, John Scofield, Roger Waters, Derek Trucks, Herlin Riley, and Will Lee.

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Milwaukee Ballet II

Event Date 
January 24, 2015 - 19:30
Venue Name 
South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
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Performing onstage at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center is a highlight of the Milwaukee Ballet II season, giving young artists from all over the world a chance to be the stars of the show. This season will offer an extraordinary range of ballet; starting at the height of the romantic age, Chopiniana, will be restaged by MBII Director Rolando Yanes and features the music of Frederic Chopin, played by senior accompanist Daniel Boudewyns.

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