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WEEKLY PICKS: June 17,
2013 through June 23, 2013
Tonight provides a rare opportunity to see the famed
Mormon Tabernacle Choir in person at the Milwaukee Theatre.
The 360-member choir and 65-member orchestra take the stage at 7:30 p.m.
Jewel’s Greatest Hits Tour with Tori Kelly plays the Northern Lights Theater of Potawatomi Bingo Casino at 8 p.m. tonight and Wednesday. An American
singer-songwriter, producer and actress, Jewel Kilcher has received four Grammy nominations and sold more than 27 million albums worldwide.
■ Wednesday, Jun.
De La Buena brings its blend of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz to
River Rhythms tonight in Pere Marquette Park between Kilbourn Ave. and State St. on the Milwaukee River.
It’s free and runs from 6:30-9 p.m.
Jun. 20: The 10th Annual
Shorewood Criterium Cycling Classic flies through the Shorewood business
district from 4:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. today. This year the race received NCC status, putting it on the National Criterium Calendar and
attracting the nation’s top cyclists. The race is the first in this year’s Tour of America’s Dairyland presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board.
■ Cathedral Square Park in downtown Milwaukee will be a funky place tonight as
featuring Ray Paczkowski and Russ Lawton from the Trey Anastasio Band, hits the stage for
Jazz in the Park.
Happy hour starts at 5 p.m., the music at 6. It’s all free except food and drink.
■ In Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward, Roxi Copland provides a combination of original songs and
innovative jazz/pop arrangements in the free
Ayre in the Square series at Catalano Square (E. Menomonee at Broadway). 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Jun. 21: Milwaukee’s
Lakefront Festival of Art, ranked as one of the 10 best art festivals in the country,
opens today and continues through Sunday at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Admission to the museum is included with festival tickets.
Malibu Open Waterski Championship returns to the Veterans Park Lagoon on Milwaukee’s lakefront today and Saturday, bringing athletes from 31 countries to compete in
traditional slalom and long-distance jumping.
In Brookfield at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, the popular free
Starry Nights summer series begins with Warren Wiegratz and VIVO providing an evening of lively jazz, pop, bossa and samba sounds. 6:30 p.m.
The annual Greek Festival is set for today through Sunday in the north parking lot of Wisconsin State Fair Park. Plenty of food and fun. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. today and
Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun.
Jun. 22: Cedarburg’s Strawberry Festival, the annual celebration of everything related to the strawberry,
begins today and continues through Sunday. It’s the 28th edition of the festival that draws visitors from throughout the Midwest.
Grafton, just 15 minutes north of Milwaukee is the site of the third day of racing in the annual Tour of America’s Dairyland circuit. Racing in the
Giro d’ Grafton
begins at 11 a.m. and continues all day. Other events during the day include an all-day ice cream
social, BBQ cookoff and live music.
Sunday, Jun. 23: The Atlanta Braves, the team that once was the world champion Milwaukee Braves,
winds up a three-game series against the
Milwaukee Brewers today. The first pitch is thrown at 1:10 p.m.
Let your nose take you to Braise, 1101 S. 2nd St. in Milwaukee, for the second annual Garlic Fest today from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Other area restaurants also participating,
including Chez Jacques, which got its start at this location just north f the Allen Bradley clock tower.
The Carl Zach Cycling Classic brings world-class bicycle racing to downtown Waukesha today from 11:10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is another in the
Tour of America’s Dairyland circuit.
Any Day: Enjoy a relaxing weekend in Historic Cedarburg with a stay at the
Stagecoach Inn Bed and Breakfast.
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