Warner theater

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Symphony installs recreation of original Warner blade sign

Published May 11, 2020

While the installation on Saturday of a sign wasn't a major logistical advance in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's massive undertaking to renovate the 1930 Warner Theater into its new Bradley Symphony Center, it was definitely a high-profile one.

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Oriental Theatre acquires rare vintage organ

Published May 9, 2019

Milwaukee Film - which holds a 31-year lease on the East Side movie palace - has announced the acquisition of a 1925 Wurlitzer three-manual instrument, Style 260, Opus 1097 pipe organ, thanks to organ restoration specialist Jeff Weiler.

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Progress report: MSO project pushing ahead at Warner Grand Theater

Published Oct. 30, 2018

You don't have to step inside the former Warner Grand Theater, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave., to see progress is being made on the transformation of the 1930 art deco movie house into a new concert hall for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. But we went in anyway.

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You need to see these animated renderings of the MSO Warner project

Published May 11, 2018

In case you've been wondering what's up with the plan for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra to remake the 1930 Warner Theater, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave., into its new performance hall, there's been plenty of progress, even if it might not look like it to passersby.

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Update: More MSO news, more Warner Grand photos

Published May 30, 2017

As soon as news emerged that the MSO wants to make the gorgeous Art Deco former Warner/Grand movie palace its new home, we took you inside. Now, we're going back in for more! Here's an update on the project and another peek inside.

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"The City is My Canvas" illuminates Haas' work

Published Sept. 28, 2001

Wisconsin native Richard Haas, the artist behind one of downtown's highest profile murals, is the subject of a new book that captures many of his works in lavish, full-color photos.