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    MKE Film Festival – Through A Lens Darkly

    10/2/2014 2:00 PM Fox-Bay Main, 334 E Silver Spring Dr 10/7/2014 2:00 PM Times Cinema, 5906 W Vliet St 10/9/2014 7:30 PM Landmark Oriental 2, 2230 N Farwell Ave  Riverwest Currents is proud to sponsor Through a Lens Darkly directed by Thomas Allen Harris, with the Milwaukee Film Festival, scheduled for Sept 25-Oct 9. Dates, times and […]

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WWBIC – Opportunity Given – Followed by Economic Abundance Conversation

When the Currents told Wendy Baumann, chief visionary officer of the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation about this month’s focus on Economic Abundance, she responded with an enthusiastic “Great … Love the theme,” via her iPhone. Which makes perfect sense, since the corporation that she has guided for 20 years, WWBIC, has been all about […]

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September 2014 Calendar

SEP 4-SEP 7 YELLOWPHONE MUSIC CONFERENCE (yellowphonemke.com) SEP 6-SEP 27 CHAIN REACTION  926 E Center, EXHIBIT at the Jazz Gallery SEP 19-OCT 5 SKYLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE 158 N. Broadway, OPERA: Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Cinderella) skylightmusictheatre.org SEP 25-OCT 9 MILWAUKEE FILM FESTIVAL mkefilm.org (see ad PAGE 2) 1 MONDAY LABOR DAY LABORFEST MILWAUKEE Summerfest grounds Live […]

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Chickens in the Yard

Let’s call this “Backyard Chickens 101.” Or “Intro to Urban Chickens.” Or something like that, because you’re learning along with me. Unless you already know a lot about raising chickens in your yard. Then, I suppose, you can just enjoy the pictures. As a wanna-be chicken owner I’m getting as much information as I can […]

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The Riverwest Food Pantry

A Loaf of Bread, A Can of Beans and So Much More The motto of the Riverwest Food Pantry is, “Not by bread alone.” Those four words capture the operation of the pantry, in that it strives to provide as broad a selection of fresh, prepared and canned food as possible. The motto also speaks […]

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Neighbor Spotlight – Jan Christensen

It’s hard to talk about both urban agriculture and Riverwest without Jan Christensen’s name coming up. When I suggested that she be the Neighbor Spotlight, Jan looked at me quizzically, put her head on her desk, and laughed. But no one in the Currents office could deny that it did made sense to feature her […]

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Calendar August 2014

Continuing Events At End of Calendar 1 FRIDAY Film Fest This Evening at 2134 N Riverboat Road, Environmental Themes outdoor at 8pm ART BAR 722 E Burleigh, Art Show Opening: Beautiful Blur w/live music by Strategic, 7PM BEER BISTRO 2730 N Humboldt, Beer-Infused Accordion Music (see ad Page 13) 6-9PM CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, […]

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