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Bronzeville Week celebrates Milwaukee’s ‘arts, culture and entertainment’
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Bronzeville Week celebrates Milwaukee’s ‘arts, culture and entertainment’

MILWAUKEE - Bronzeville Week features eight days of celebration on Milwaukee's north side. Bronzeville is called a cultural and entertainment district for a reason.  "Whether it is the home of America's Black Holocaust Museum or some of the great artists who are on display through murals who even live in the area and the African American-owned businesses that line King Drive, all of those things help uplift the arts, culture and entertainment in this area," said Alderwoman Milele Coggs. The second week of August is dedicated to celebrating all of that, starting off with a walk/run on Saturday, Aug. 6 and the Cultural Arts Festival Sunday.  "It's been a long time since the pandemic," said Deborah Render, owner of GG Collections. "We’re so excited to get out, and what better time to get ...
Milwaukee declares partial curfew after 21 people injured in 3 separate shootings
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Milwaukee declares partial curfew after 21 people injured in 3 separate shootings

At least 21 people were injured Friday night in three separate shootings near Milwaukee's entertainment district, where thousands of people had been watching the Bucks play the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the NBA's Eastern Conference semifinals. None of the injuries from the shootings are believed to be life-threatening, authorities said. The first shooting occurred around 9:10 p.m. local time near the Deer District — an entertainment district with numerous bars and restaurants where large crowds often assemble to watch major sporting events. The Milwaukee Fire Department said authorities transported two people, a 30-year-old man and a 16-year-old girl, and a third person drove to a hospital. A little over an hour later, a nearby shooting left a 20-year-old man injured.  ...