Conversation between Stephen King and Owen King September 30 · The Riverside Theater What’s it like to be Stephen King’s son? And co-write a book with the international best-selling author? Expect the father-son discussion to enlighten on this strange relationship, while also centering on the duo’s new book Sleeping Beauties, an original work set at a women’s prison in a small town in Appalachia. A ticket scores you a hardcover copy of the book.
State of Craft Beer Book Release Party October 11 · Company Brewing When the city’s beer scene exploded, seemingly overnight, writer and photographer Matthew Janzen took note. His new coffee table book – more than two years in the making – offers a glimpse into what's been brewing in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee Magazine's Annual "Best Of" Party September 21 · Good City Brewing Join the editors of this magazine to celebrate everything that's new and noteworthy in the Cream City. This big bash coincides with the release of our annual "Best Of" issue.
PopCon Milwaukee November 4-5 · The Crowne Plaza Hotel & Convention Center Pop culture nerds unite! This annual get-together of multi-genre entertainment concerns all things nostalgia, including meet-and-greets with athletes (MLB all-time hit leader Pete Rose), actors (Lee Meriwether, the original Catwoman, and Sam Jones, who played Flash Gordon) and comic book artists (Mike Grell and Arvell Jones), plus collectors displaying and selling classic memorabilia, Q&A panels and, of course, a staple at any fan convention: cosplaying.
Ex Fabula: Risking It November 17 · South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center What’s the riskiest thing you’ve ever done? This fall, you can listen to true tales about risks, and tell your own, at a story slam hosted by Ex Fabula. A live lit series “committed to strengthening community bonds through the art of storytelling,” Ex Fabula is now in its ninth season.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets featuring The MSO December 15-17 · The Riverside Theater The fanciful wizarding world of Hogwarts returns to Milwaukee for a one-of-a-kind experience. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra performs the magical John Williams score live to a special screening of the second film in the Harry Potter series, The Chamber of Secrets.