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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LUNAFEST® 2019 Women's Film Festival

March 19, 2019 3:00 p.m. - March 19, 2019, 9:00 p.m.
Marquette University - 1250 W. Wisconsin Ave.

LUNAFEST® is a program of eight short films that are BY, FOR...


Blue Ribbon Comedy Show

March 22, 2019 9:00 p.m. - March 22, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom - 1037 W. Juneau Ave.

Comedy in a Classic Milwaukee Venue! This show is getting a ...

Articles about Marquette


LUNAFEST shines a spotlight on women in film

March 16, 2019 3:01 p.m.

LUNAFEST, a women's film festival, is coming to Milwaukee on Tuesday, March 19. Held on Marquette University's campus, it is open to any Milwaukee community member and showcases films directed, written and produced by women from across the world.


Hey local artists: MKEfest wants you!

Feb. 22, 2019 7:01 p.m.

Are you a local Milwaukee artist looking for a platform to display your creations? MKEfest is looking for visual artists, muralists and vendors for Aug. 17, 2019.


Urban spelunking: Church of the Gesu

Feb. 19, 2019 9:02 a.m.

The Henry Koch-designed Church of the Gesu, which opened in 1894, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, so we went over to get a little tour.


Marquette bar guide

Feb. 9, 2019 9:01 a.m.

While the number of bar options has decreased on Marquette's campus, there are still plenty of places for MU students to hang out, cheer on the Golden Eagles, pregame a class or simply celebrate a well-earned Thirsty Thursday.


What to know for National Marquette Day versus no. 14 Villanova

Feb. 7, 2019 12:16 p.m.

This Saturday, no. 14 Villanova will roll into town on National Marquette Day for MU's first top-15 regular-season game since March 3, 2012. Here are three things to know ahead of Marquette's biggest home game in the Steve Wojciechowski era.


Milwaukee snow day: Marquette edition

Jan. 30, 2019 3:00 p.m.

When snowy weather calls for a day off school, it's only necessary to take advantage of it. Here are some things to do around Marquette's campus.


Urban spelunking: Marquette's Haggerty Museum of Art

Jan. 17, 2019 9:02 a.m.

During the inaugural Milwaukee Museum Week, Jan. 21-27. nearly a dozen and a half area museums are offering special deals, others extended hours, still others special programming. Marquette's Haggerty Museum is offering a rare behind the scenes tour.


Milwaukee Talks: former Marquette walk-on John Willkom

Jan. 7, 2019 3:16 p.m.

John Willkom may not be a house-hold name in Marquette basketball where he was on the team for one year in 2004-05. But his story is good one and his latest book provides a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to play Division 1 basketball.