Thursday, January 31, 2013
Artist deadline to be part of the second phase of the Waukesha GuitarTown project is 5 p.m. Feb. 21.
Do you want to design a 10-foot-tall fiberglass Gibson Guitar that will be seen by thousands in downtown Waukesha? The Waukesha GuitarTown public arts project kicked off in downtown Waukesha in June 2012. Gibson Guitars agreed to a second phase, and the GuitarTown steering committee is seeking artist designs from throughout southeastern Wisconsin. The deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 for the project that is to be unveiled in June 2013. In addition to the giant fiberglass guitars, regular-sized playable guitars will be placed throughout the downtown area. You can check out some of the guitars from last summer’s GuitarTown events from the Waukesha GuitarTown’s Flickr account. The following information was provided by Norm Bruce …
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett campaigned in downtown Waukesha on Thursday, days before the historic recall election where he is looking to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
While delivering jabs at Gov. Scott Walker for a “John Doe” investigation that’s led to felony charges against Walker aides and saying Walker’s budget reforms aren’t working, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett visited with supporters in downtown Waukesha days before Wisconsin’s historic recall election. “We have seen over the past several months, Scott Walker has started this political civil war where his pitting people against each other — neighbor against neighbor, coworker against coworker,” said Barrett before a crowd of supporters at Sprizzo’s. “I will end Scott Walker’s civil war.” Barrett, a Democrat who faced Walker during the 2010 gubernatorial election, is looking to oust Walker from the governor’s seat in a special recall election on …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
High school students from Greenfield march in parade
The Waukesha July 4 parade theme was "Traveling the USA." To see photos of the parade, click here. Many different community groups marched in the parade, including the Waukesha North High School marching band. Also in the parade was the Whitnall High School marching band, which is comprised of students from Greenfield.