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Inaugural Black Arts Fest MKE adds more headliners

Published July 17, 2018

Summerfest may be over, but that doesn't mean the Milwaukee festival summer is over. There is still plenty of excitement set for the rest of the summer - including Black Arts Fest MKE, which announced more headliners for its inaugural edition next month.

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Milwaukee soundbites: "American Idol" contestant Naima Adedapo

Published July 2, 2016

Before she takes the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard tonight at 8 p.m., hear what "American Idol" alum Naima Adedapo has to say about the first record she bought, her first concert, seeing Beyonce live and not apologizing for listening to Ariana Grande.

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"American Idol" gets one final season

Published May 11, 2015

In television, "American Idol" has enjoyed viewing successes not normal for most scripted and non-scripted shows. Earlier today Fox announced the next season of the music competition show - its 15th --would be its last.

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Milwaukee's "Idol," Naima Adedapo, knows Summerfest

Published July 2, 2014

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know who Milwaukee singer Naima Adedapo is. We caught up with this "American Idol" veteran -- and former Summerfest employee -- to talk about her performance at the Big Gig this weekend and to get her advice for a successful festival experience.

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CW 18 and My 24 bring Family Fest to Southridge Mall

Published Feb. 6, 2014

It turns out the lure of television isn't the only method CW 18 and My 24 are using to keep people out of the cold. This weekend, the two stations will be hosting Family Fest, a free community event, at Southridge Mall in Greendale.

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Milwaukee Talks: Naima Adedapo

Published May 14, 2012

It's been a busy year for Milwaukee native and "American Idol" alum Naima Adedapo. Nevertheless, Adedapo graciously took some time from her hectic schedule and, jetlagged from her recent "Idolpalooza" show in Australia and assisted by occasional side commentary from her two little girls, answered a few questions for OnMilwaukee.com.

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Lil Kim to heat up the Riverside

Published April 19, 2012

Lil Kim is making her way to Milwaukee, and she's coming to the Riverside Theater for a live show May 27.

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OnMedia: Al Jazeera does it again

Published Oct. 24, 2011

Chicago's public TV outlet announces it's picking up Al Jazeera's English-language news outlet just as the Qatar-based channel scoops the world with first news of Gaddafi's capture. ... DirecTV subscribers are the latest TV viewers facing the loss of programming in a carriage dispute. ... NBC gets viewers ready for the return of "Chuck."

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OnMedia: Simon-less "Idol" thrives

Published April 7, 2011

Without its iconic snarky judge, "American Idol" remains at the top of the ratings ... Glenn Beck loses a far bigger gig than his WISN-AM job ...

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OnMedia: You can relax about the future of "Mad Men"

Published April 4, 2011

AMC's "Mad Men" doesn't have the largest audience, but it's a loyal bunch. And they have some good news ... Some additions at Channel 6 ... Naima explains her departure from "American Idol."

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American Idol: Goodbye, Naima

Published March 31, 2011

Sorry for the spoiler, but this is news: Milwaukee's "Idol" finalist got the ax tonight.