The neighborhood around Marquette University has much more to offer than merely books and classrooms. The area features tasty student-friendly restaurants, the Haggerty Museum of Art, theater productions and concert venues – namely The Rave.

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Weapons: Beyond the Blade

Oct. 7, 2017 - Jan. 1, 2018
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.

At our Fall 2017 exhibit you'll get the chance to explore: C...


Halloween Hauntings at MPM

Oct. 27, 2017 - Oct. 28, 2017
Milwaukee Public Museum - 800 W. Wells St.

Halloween Hauntings is a bewitchingly good time for everyone...


Bel Canto Chorus The Immigrant Story

May 16, 2018 7:30 p.m. - May 16, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Irish Cultural and Heritage Center - 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave.

The story of the immigrants who came to find a better life i...

Articles about Marquette


Stellar stars help Next Act's "Silent Sky" soar to success

Oct. 5, 2017 6:01 p.m.

Thanks to the stellar cast and the deep emotional connections between its characters, "Silent Sky" celebrates Henri Leavitt's life and accomplishments, which, like a supernova, burned very brightly for a short time and left an indelible legacy.


Urban Spelunking: Milwaukee Rescue Mission & former Girls' Tech High

Sept. 14, 2017 9:03 a.m.

There's something about a beautiful building that was constructed not to boost an ego or to glorify a product or personality, but rather to serve the community. There's something even more glorious about a building like this that is still serving Milwaukee 132 years later.


The site is dormant, but MU says athletic research center moving forward

Aug. 28, 2017 3:05 p.m.

In 2016, Marquette University announced it would build a new Athletic Performance Research Facility Downtown in collaboration with Aurora Health Care, with a potential groundbreaking this year. The 12-acre site remains vacant, but that doesn't mean there hasn't been progress.


New Memory Cafe marks step toward dementia-friendly Milwaukee

Aug. 16, 2017 11:01 a.m.

In Milwaukee County's latest effort to improve quality of life for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia, a number of area organizations are opening the sixth Milwaukee County Partnership Memory Café at Daddy's Soul Food & Grill, 754 N. 27th St.


SHAED survives Summerfest storm, surges back for The Rave show

July 19, 2017 7:06 p.m.

Still wringing out your clothes from the Summerfest Day 1 downpour? The poppy R&B trio SHAED - who performed that night at the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard - feels your pain. But that didn't scare the group off from returning Thursday night at The Rave.


8 quotable dishes to relish at the Ambassador Hotel's The Fitz

July 19, 2017 11:01 a.m.

The new restaurant at the Ambassador Hotel was named with a nod to F. Scott Fitzgerald, an author whose beautiful prose ruled during the roaring '20s. Interestingly, that same prose is an apt descriptor for some of our favorite dishes at The Fitz.


Urban Spelunking: Marquette's Varsity Theater

June 27, 2017 9:02 a.m.

Surely, too many of Milwaukee's grand old movie houses are gone. But there are also a few survivors that many of us rarely notice. One of them is the gorgeous Art Deco Varsity Theater, 1326 W. Wisconsin Ave., now more formally known as Marquette's Holthusen Hall.