Paul Tennessen first bedazzled his home in Halloween decorations and now the Riverside Theater, too. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs the score to the movie "Nightmare Before Christmas" on Sunday and tickets are still available.
On Saturday, Jabari Parker was at the Marcus BistroPlex Southridge, in a theater he had completely bought out for a showing of "Black Panther," surrounded by 120 Milwaukee kids eating pizza, hanging with the Bucks' star and having the time of their lives.
If you only had six months left in Milwaukee, what would you do? Here's Lily's first item scratched off her Milwaukee Bucket List: a midnight showing of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at Oriental Theatre.
UPDATED June 18, 2015: The first movie is a go, but future showings are still in question.
In the days before stadium seating, THX sound systems and IMAX technology, Milwaukee had a thriving movie theater business. From small neighborhood theaters to ornate and expansive movie palaces, Milwaukee had it all. Unfortunately, most of these theaters have long since closed. Fortunately, a few of these vintage gems thrive and survive.