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aMKE: TODAY: Free bus rides for bike riders, get your Jay-Z fix and 9th Nohl Scholarship exhibition 10.5.12

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Bus riders who place their bikes in bus racks will get a free ride today. MCTS says thank-you to more than 100,000 bike riding customers for their increased use of the bike racks this year.

Film crews were spotted on the streets of downtown Milwaukee this week as Marcus Corp shot video for a documentary of The Pfister hotel and Boston Store used fake snow for a winter commercial.

Recipients of the 9th Mary L. Nohl Fellowship show their work tonight at the opening exhibit at Inova on Prospect Avenue. The work includes paintings, photography, film, printmaking, installations and performance. 

In Music news, Jay-Z will stream the last of his eight concerts at New York City's Barclays Center for the launch of his new YouTube channel. The show will stream live on Saturday at 8:30pm on Jay-Z's new Life and Times channel.

Milwaukee Native, Radio Milwaukee Board Member and Pablove founder Jeff Castalez has just been named the new president of Elektra Records.