Every year is a year of the arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. But 2012-13 stands out, as the Peck School of the Arts celebrates its 50th anniversary.
In any year, Peck School — comprising music, art and design, dance, theater and film — puts on about 350 events. In this anniversary year, make that about 475. That mind-boggling number includes a long list of unusually big attractions — the Klezmatics, for example, coming to the UWM Zelazo Center at 6 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 4).
YOA got underway in September. A vast Continuum art show, with hundreds of contributions from generations of UWM art alums, has come and gone. Falling,a major collaboration with the UWM dance department, Present Music and the Milwaukee Ballet, happened Oct. 26-27. And much more is to come, including a talk by Alex Ross, the New Yorker’s uncommonly eloquent music critic, on Nov. 15. Nov. 14-18, the theater department will collaborate with Shakespeare & Company, of Lenox, Mass., on Shakespeare’s King Lear.
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