Turner hall

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Here's the rundown for this weekend's #SaveOurStages Radiothon

Published July 8, 2020

Starting this Friday at 5 p.m., FM102/1 will launch a 24-hour "radiothon" called #SaveOurStages. The mission is to raise funds for Milwaukee's local independent music venues The Pabst Theater Group, The Rave/Eagles Club, Shank Hall, The Cactus Club and The Cooperage.

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Yule Ball attendees rejoice in the pageantry, camaraderie and dance jams

Published Dec. 28, 2019

Milwaukee's annual Yule Ball - based on the Harry Potter books and films - is two evenings of magic and splendor with gorgeous decorations, joyful and dance-friendly music, a carefully crafted cocktail menu and a marketplace with some of the most unique baubles money can buy, but the heart of the event is the people who attend.

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Yule Ball ensures a Harry Potter-rific evening of enchantment

Published Nov. 25, 2019

The fourth annual Yule Ball - based on the Harry Potter novel "Goblet of Fire" - takes place at Turner Hall Ballroom, Jan. 17 and 18. In previous years, Yule Ball sold out with people traveling from as far away as Texas to attend.

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New Turner Hall signage and parklet further enhance a landmark's luster

Published Aug. 7, 2019

This week, Turner Hall, 1040 N. Vel R. Phillips Ave., has gotten something of an exterior makeover, with new exterior signage and a parklet. If the Fiserv Forum is an architectural symbol of the modern city, Turner Hall is an equally iconic face of classic Milwaukee.

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Viral slam poet coming to Turner Hall

Published March 27, 2019

Neil Hilborn, who lives with mental illness, recorded a spoken word piece, "OCD," that received more than 75 million views online. Hilborn is performing at Turner Hall in April.

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New WAMI Hall of Famers include Cebar, Realm & The Chordettes

Published Dec. 11, 2018

The winners of the 39th annual Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards will be announced at the awards show, to be held Sunday, April 14 at Turner Hall. At the same time, WAMI will induct three artists into the WAMI Hall of Fame: Paul Cebar, The Chordettes and Realm.

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New Tavern at Turner Hall is a little bit old school, a little bit rock 'n' roll

Published Oct. 1, 2018

The Tavern at Turner Hall opens Oct. 3. But we got a peek at the new venue during its soft opening this weekend. And, while it's definitely still a work in progress (just read the myriad signs on the walls), it's not difficult to see the way the venue will embrace both a new identity and its Milwaukee history in a relatively seamless way.

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Eitel's new Tavern at Turner Hall will keep historic murals

Published Sept. 11, 2018

As Mike Eitel - of The Nomad, Panga, Sport Club and other venues - prepares the Turner Hall restaurant space for its new life as Tavern at Turner Hall, expected to open in early October, he walked me through the space today to give OnMilwaukee a peek at how it will look. Spoiler alert: The historic murals will remain in place.