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Bob Barry event gives you a glimpse into recreated Cavern Club in Hartland

Published Aug. 30, 2018

In January I took you inside this amazing recreation of Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club, where The Beatles often played in their early days, in Hartland. Now, you have a chance to see it for yourself when the Cavern hosts legendary Milwaukee DJ Bob Barry and The Ricochettes.

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Michaelis-Kaleka's powerful memoir tops list of new Milwaukee books

Published May 8, 2018

Since the shooting at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, former white supremacist Arno Michaelis and temple member Pardeep Singh Kaleka have worked in the community to help move past hate. They tell their stories in the new book "The Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness After Hate."

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30 minutes that shook Milwaukee

Published Aug. 26, 2014

As the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's only Milwaukee appearance nears, Milwaukee Public Television launches a 30-minute documentary about the Beatles' half-hour performance at the Milwaukee Arena.

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New music series on the horizon

Published Sept. 11, 2012

Monday, Sept. 17, the Musical Mainstage Series opens with music from 1960 to 64 and four great local singers: Tommy Hahn, Katy Johnson, Rana Roman and Neil Haven.

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Waukesha museum exhibits Beatles memorabilia

Published July 18, 2008

Despite a single gig here in at the Arena in1964 and much-recounted stories of fans besieging the Fab Four's Wisconsin Avenue hotel -- now Marquette's Mashuda Hall dormitory -- Milwaukee and the Beatles don't really have much shared history. Or do they?

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Time-wasting Video of the Day: May 22, 2008

Published May 22, 2008

The British Invasion hit Milwaukee in 1965, but popular Manchester group The Hollies was unable to perform because of problems with immigration. Legendary DJ Bob Barry talks to the band about the snafu.