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 […]
by Ellen C. Warren. Photo by Peter diAntoni Although Martha Davis Kipcak has lived in Wisconsin for over fifteen years, her sweet voice still betrays a touch of Texas. She likes it that way. “If it starts to slip, if people tell me they can’t hear an accent, then I know it’s time to go […]
All Peoples Church – Community Police Meeting ~ Lakefront Brewery Eyes Expansion ~ Riverwest Artist Association Events ~ Laborfest Milwaukee, Monday,September 1 ~ Peoples Climate March on New York City September 21st. ~ Visit Byron Kilbourn House in Estabrook Park, Free! ~ All Peoples Church Hosts Meeting Between Activists and Police Leaders After a Ferguson […]
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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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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Growing Milwaukee – Finding and Securing Land – Urban Farming – Community Gardens – Buildings – Bees CLICK TO READ (PDF)
Long Arm Farm in Westby, Wisconsin is a long way from Riverwest, but Micaela O’Herlihy has found a way to farm, and to make her relationships in the city pay off. O’Herlihy grew up in Los Angeles, California. She came to Milwaukee in 1999 and became an adjunct professor in the film department at UW-Milwaukee. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]