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Brady Street News

by Tim Lambrecht

The weather on October 2 was perfect, which led to a large turnout for the Brady Street’s Doggie Parade and Pet Blessing. The parade of dogs, and a few other pets, many in costumes, started out on Brady Street and ended up in front of St. Rita’s Church for Fr. Tim’s blessing…

RSVP Productions presents a comedy by Ray Cooney and John Chapman, “Not Now, Darling.” Relax and laugh with this fastpaced farce about fur and infidelity. All performances in the intimate Astor Theater, in the Brady Street Pharmacy, 1696 N. Astor Street (corner of Astor and Brady). Call 272-5694 or 272-4384 for tickets…

Extracted fruit bomb at 16% alcohol or long term aging wine smelling of crushed flowers or bacon fat? These are all terms associated with the grape Syrah. Is Shiraz the most transcendent wine in the world? These questions will be answered as The Waterford Wine Company hosts a Syrah and Shiraz wine tasting on Wednesday, November 1 from 7 to 8 pm. $25 per guest. RSVP recommended at 289- WINE (9463)…

Following part 2 of “Made in Milwaukee,” the excellent local documentary produced by Milwaukee’s Public Television stations, a short film titled “A Day In the Life Of Milwaukee,” a musical video montage of various Milwaukee businesses and events aired. If you blinked, you may have missed it, but there was a brief clip of Dragonfly’s Annette French at her store…

Just off Brady Street, the Lincoln Center of The Arts students perform E.B. White’s classic tale of friendship and loyalty “Charlotte’s Web” at 2 pm, November 18. Performances for school groups at 10 am on November 20, 21 and 22. Tickets are $2. Chaperones for school groups attend for free. The LCA is located at 820 E. Knapp St. For more information, or to make reservations, call 212-3300.

Yellow Jacket vintage clothing store will be moving from their current home near Humboldt and North to 1235 E. Brady Street as soon as remodeling on their new building is complete…

If you have a story idea or item for Brady Street Beat, contact Tim at 374-7772.

Riverwest Currents online edition – November, 2006