Category: Programming

The “Poe-try” of Poe Limericks

Those attending the Waukesha Reads – The Big Read Brown Bag Conversation in October had some fun with poetry and the Poe theme. Check out these creative limericks. There once was a poet named Poe, Whose ma said, “Now, Edgar, you know, That with some jocularity Plus a touch hilarity Using less gloom might be …

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Dinner and a Movie

The Magnificent  Seven Sunday, November 3, 6:00 p.m. Marcus Majestic Cinema 770 N. Springdale Road, Brookfield Enjoy dinner, the 1960 film starring Yul Brynner and Steven McQueen and a special cabaret performance featuring Candace Decker and Phil Smith. Ticketed event: $20 reservations required, seating is limited. Contact Joan at 262-524-3694 or jquinlan@waukesha.lib.wi.us by October 30. …

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The Bracero Program

Tuesday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. Waukesha County Technical College, Broadway Campus 327 E. Broadway, Waukesha The Bracero Program was a cooperative agreement between Mexico and the U.S. designed to address worker shortages during World War II. This was the beginning of migrant labor in the U.S. Local expert Michael Goodman discusses the history and the …

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Seven Samurai

Sunday, October 20, 12:00-4:00 p.m. Shattuck Music Center, Carroll University 100 N. East Ave., Waukesha This award-winning 1954 film tells the story of a group of samurai that protect a village being attacked by bandits. The Magnificent Seven is the western-style remake of this Japanese film. (Subtitled) For details, call (262) 650-4887.  Check out the …

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