Stay home and enjoy the virtual 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival | Movies

I Used To Go Here

Gillian Jacobs plays a 35-year-old writer who returns to her old college town in “I Used To Go Here,” which kicks off the Milwaukee Film Festival this Thursday. 

The thing I’ll miss about the in-person version of the Milwaukee Film Festival this year is the inconvenience.

Driving 90 minutes each way to Milwaukee, waiting in lines outside the theater, trying to fit in a quick meal between shuttling

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Here are all of the movies in the 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival

The Milwaukee Film Festival is back and like you’ve never seen it before: at home. 

With the pandemic still ongoing, like everyone, Milwaukee Film and its annual Cream City explosion of cinema has had to adjust, going virtual this year with a digital streaming platform for all of its screenings.

But while we may not have our usual film festival sights – the popcorn, the laughing crowds, the marked-up program

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Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. Announces Redevelopment of Northwestern Mutual Children’s Theater & Playzone as Community Park

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, today announced a major capital revitalization project for the Northwestern Mutual Children’s Theater & Playzone, which has been in place at Henry Maier Festival Park since 2006. 

A premiere destination for families within the region, the new Northwestern Mutual Community Park will continue to be a featured area at Summerfest, as well as 

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No concerts yet at the Rave in Milwaukee, but the venue is hosting ‘Halloween Blackout’ tours


The Rave has gone 203 days without live music because of the coronavirus pandemic. To make some revenue, the allegedly haunted venue is introducing “Halloween Blackout” flashlight tours this year. (Photo: Mike De Sisti, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Twenty One Pilots, The 1975’s Matt Healy, Steve Aoki, the late Mac Miller and other stars have talked about the supernatural reputation of the Rave, and its allegedly haunted pool backstage. 


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Ghost tours at Milwaukee Riverside Theater, rather than concerts


With the live music industry still largely at a standstill because of the coronavirus crisis, the Riverside Theater will be offering ghost tours in October. (Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Like most concert venues across the country, the Riverside Theater has been largely unoccupied since March.

Except, perhaps … by ghosts.

In October, the Riverside, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave., will host ghost tours, and a couple of ghost hunts, as

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Milwaukee limousine service offering date-night rides, adapting to altered state COVID-19 business

MILWAUKEE — Locally-owned businesses are coming up with innovative ideas to support employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

One family-owned limousine business in Milwaukee is among those making adjustments to stay afloat.

“We take Clorox wipes through the whole vehicle, we wipe everything down, the seats, the tables, door handles, everything that anybody will touch,” said Jonathan Andrus, manager of Andrus Limousine. “Like everybody, we’re

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