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October 2002

Find out what’s happening in Riverwest this month! SEPT 23-dec31 Woodland Pattern: Trick and Treat: Books That Delight, Surprise and Engage. Exhibition of Carol Burton’s pop-up and tunnel-book constructions, Jody William’s tiny, box-like reliquaries, and Bill Drendel’s books/not books. Trick and treat! SEPT 27-Oct13 BEGINNING dreams forever: “Life is like…” Sculpture. Artists Marina Lee, Al Blankschien, Heather Eiden. 10 AM-6 PM. Artwalk site for maps & tickets Oct. 5 & 6. “…whatever we create it to be.” 1 TUESDAY CIRCLE A: SavaJook. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. Gyn exams, STD screening and more. Walk-in. 5:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under, for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender youth and their allies. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. 2 WEDNESDAY CIRCLE A: FreeForm Showcase w/Bacon Manager, Opusczony, Johnsin & Mikronaut. 9 PM COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 7:30-8:30 PM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Acoustic Open Stage, Feature: Kate Morrissey. Sign-up: 9 PM. Music starts: 10 PM ONOPA Brew Pub: Murder in the Red Barn w/Snails. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Gamaliel Chair reunion banquet at Mt. Mary College with speaker Arun Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson. $25. Call Lutheren Campus Ministry: 962-9320. SPIRITUAL path: Classes in Christian Mysticism. 3465 N. Fratney St. 7:30-9 PM. Call Theresa: 962-6727. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Improve the diversity of native plants in the park by removing alien plant species. Dress for the weather; tools are provided. For adults & youth (accompanied by an adult). Free. Wednesday Walks With Ken. 9:30-11 AM. For adults. Explore Riverside Park with Executive Director Ken Leinbach. Call to confirm, 964-8505. Free. Sustainable Living Discussion Group. 7-9 PM. Free. UWM Union theatre: The Actress (Center Stage). 8 PM. $3/$4. 3 THURSDAY CIRCLE A: Warlock the Hummin’ JookBot. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. FIRST THURSDAY COMMUNITY DRUMMING: Bring drums, shakers, bells, or just about anything that makes noise. We have lots of extra stuff for people to play. No experience necessary. Contacts: Russ Anderson at 414-962-5502 or Darrell Smith at 414-372-9758. Quaker Meeting House, 3224 N. Gordon Place. 7-9 PM. A small donation is appreciated. LGBT film/video festival: Opening Night! The Cockettes. Oriental Theatre, 2230 N. Farwell. 7:30 PM. $10 includes reception after the feature at Beans & Barley, 1901 E. North Ave. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Alex Wilson & the Mob. 10 PM. $4. MAD PLANET: Mod Night, featuring the Noble Brothers. ONOPA Brew Pub: Jack Grassel and Jill Jensen. Peace Action Wisconsin: Mubarak Awad and Nafez Assaily, from the Jerusalem Center for Nonviolence will speak at Plymouth church, 2717 E. Hampton Ave. 964-5158. The tasting room: DJ Jeff Cat. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8-9:30 AM. For adults and youth 7 and older, if accompanied by an adult. Bird watchers of all experience levels are invited to join Jim McGinity in exploring Riverside Park (and surrounding environs) for bird life. Meet at the Center and dress for the weather. Binoculars available. Free. Riverside Camera Club. Join us for some photographic fun! This club helps you enjoy nature and develop new skills. For adults. 7-9 PM. Free. UWM Union theatre: The Actress (Center Stage). 8 PM. $3/$4. 4 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: Rockn’-A Friday w/DJ Rob McCuen. LGBT film/video festival: Fish and Elephant. 7 PM. $6/$5. Lan Yu. 9 PM. $6/$5. Union Theatre, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Random Orbit. 10 PM. $5. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. Music from the ’80s. ONOPA BREW PUB: Food. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. Gyn exams, STD screening and more. Walk-in. 1:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under, for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender youth and their allies. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. The tasting room: Mystic Fishstyx. 5 SATURDAY Artwalk: Creative Push Cart Race, Center Street. 10 AM. Walking Tour of Riverwest Neighborhood 11 AM-5 PM. $3 Adults, $2 Students and Seniors. Tickets available during Artwalk at Riverwest Art Works, 2670 N. Holton; Beginning Dreams Forever, 833 E. Burleigh; Riverwest Co-op, 733 E. Clarke. See page 1 for more information. BI DEFINITION: Milwaukee’s bisexual community organization, open to new members. Support, socials, activism, fun & discussions. 7 PM, LGBT Community Center. 299-9612. CIRCLE A: Psychedelic Psaturday w/Chuk Le Fuk, Franjo & NadeKDiscourse. Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM) training workshop: Wyndam Hotel, 2nd Floor Ballroom, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave. (Hotel parking $6) 9 AM-3:30 PM. Free. Call Carla Widener at 414-476-4599 with questions. Call 202-822-6700 to register. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 8-8:40 AM. KRUEGER art complex: Exhibition of Milwaukee artists, art demonstrations, live music. 11 AM-5 PM. Call Iron Clay Works at 347-5507 for information. LGBT film/video festival: Daddy and Papa. 2:30 PM. Free. Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 315 W. Court St., Suite 101. Novela, Novela. 5 PM. Free. The Business of Fancydancing. 7 PM. $6/$5. How to be a Lesbian: An Evening of Girls’ Shorts. 9 PM. $6/$5. Thundercrack with Women in Revolt (trailer). Midnight. $3. UWM Union Theatre. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: The Mosleys. 10 PM. $5. MAD PLANET: 21 & Over Dance Party & Ladies’ Night. Free admission. ONOPA BREW PUB: The Chet Kilgores w/Black Black, Sagger. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Peace and Justice Assembly at 514 S. First St. 8:30-5:30 PM. Speaker Rita Lasar will speak about 9/11 families. $25 for adults and $10 for students. Registration: 608-250-9240. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. The tasting room: Doc Copper. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Science Saturdays. Learn scientific principles with activities, experiments or games. 10 AM-4 PM. Free. Feeding Time. Help feed resident snakes and fish. 1 PM. Free. Burdock Brigade. Dress for the weather. Tools provided. 9-10:30 AM. Free. 6 SUNDAY Artwalk: Walking Tour of Riverwest Neighborhood 11 AM-5 PM. $3 Adults, $2 Students and Seniors. Tickets available during Artwalk at Riverwest Art Works, 2670 N. Holton; Beginning Dreams Forever, 833 E. Burleigh; Riverwest Co-op, 733 E. Clarke. See page 1 for more information. CIRCLE A: RootSunday w/DJ Sheppy’s Classic Jazz. KRUEGER art complex: Exhibition of Milwaukee artists, art demonstrations, live music. 11 AM-5 PM. Call Iron Clay Works at 347-5507 for information. LGBT film/video festival: Bob and Rose (Episodes 1-3). 1 PM. $6/$5. Ruthie and Connie: Every Room in the House with Why Pay Two Rents. 6 PM. $6/$5. Jennifer Reeves in Person: An Evening of Experimental Film and Video. 8 PM. Free. UWM Union Theatre. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Royce Hall. 9 PM. Free. ONOPA BREW PUB: Mighty Django Hi-Fi. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Demonstration to Stop US War on Iraq. Kilbourn and Water Streets, Downtown Milwaukee. 1-2 PM. VEGETARIAN pot luck: Sponsored by Milwaukee Area Resources for Vegetarianism. Friends Meeting House, 3224 N. Gordon Place. 5:30 PM. Free. Bring a dish to pass. 962-2703. 7 MONDAY All PEOPLE’s church: Racial Justice Awareness Dinner and Movie Series. 6:30-9:30 PM. $90 (includes all meals). Held at YMCA Monday evenings. Call 447-5242. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. GREAT lake ZEN center: Introduction to ZEN Buddhism. 7:30-8:30 PM. Free. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Sigmund Snopek. 9 PM. Free. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Vietnamese Films shown at UW-Madison Memorial Union by film maker Tran Van Thuy. Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon. 7 & 9 PM. Milwaukee Coalition for a Just Peace meeting. 7 PM. UWM Union. 8 TUESDAY CIRCLE A: Yes, Jook Can! COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. Gyn exams, STD screening and more. Walk in. 5:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Vietnamese Films shown at UW-Madison Memorial Union by film maker Tran Van Thuy. Frederic March Play Circle, 800 Langdon. 7 & 9 PM PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under, for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender youth and their allies. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. TAMARACK community school: Waldorf Information Evening. 7 PM. Call 277-0009 to pre-register. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Stream Restoration & Impacts on Aquatic Biodiversity. 7 PM. UWM Union theatre: Cremaster 5. 7 PM. Free. 9 WEDNESDAY All People’s Church: No More Broken Hearts: A Plan to End Gun Violence. 8-9:30 PM at Marquette University. 351-9283. CIRCLE A: FreeForm w/DJs Baseck & J-Slim, Curtis Chip & RedShift. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 7:30-8:30 PM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Acoustic Open Stage, Feature: Matt Johnston. Sign-up: 9 PM. Music starts: 10 PM. SPIRITUAL path: Classes in Christian Mysticism. 3465 N. Fratney. 7:30-9 PM. Call Theresa: 962-6727. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks With Ken. 9:30-11 AM. Free. Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Free. Sustainable Living Discussion Group. 7-9 PM. Free. UWM Union theatre: Vagabond. 8 PM. $3/$4. 10 THURSDAY Bremen Cafe: Night of Music & Poetry w/Roni Allwaise aka Lori, Sometimes. 8 PM CIRCLE A: Roll-Yer-Own Classic LP Spin. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. LGBT film/video festival: “The AIDS Crisis is Still Beginning”: An Evening with Gregg Bordowitz. Fast Trip Long Drop and Habit. 7:30 PM. Free. UWM Union Theatre. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Eclectic Vibe. 10 PM. $4 MAD PLANET: Mod Night, featuring the Noble Brothers. ONOPA BREW PUB: Blue Valentine’s Multi Media. The tasting room: DJ Jeff Cat. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8-9:30 AM. 11 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: Rockin’-A Friday w/Frogwater plus JookBot Warlock. $3. LGBT film/video festival: American Mullet with Lifetime Guarantee: Phranc’s Adventures in Plastic. 7 PM. $6/$5. Memento Mori. 9:30 PM $6/$5 LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: The Brian Burghardt Band. 10 PM. $5 MAD PLANET: Retro Night. Music from the ’80s. ONOPA BREW PUB: Antibalas. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 1:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Keep Space for Peace Demonstration. 5 PM. 4114 N. Teutonia Ave., Milwaukee. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Friday Night Triathlons. Meet at the Center at 5:30 PM. Hike thru Riverside Park. Canoe to Third Ward for dinner. Canoe back to Pleasant St. Bridge. Adults: Members $22, Nonmembers $30. Youth: Members $17, Nonmembers $25. (Dinner extra) 5:30-10 PM. 12 SATURDAY Bremen Cafe: Three Solo Performances: Nathan Durst, Andy Kavanaugh, Tim Schweiger. 8 PM CIRCLE A: Psychedelic Psaturday w/FurHat vs. The Worm. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 8-8:40 AM. LGBT film/video festival: E Minha Cara/That’s My Face with O Happy Day. 5 PM. Free. Desi’s Looking for a New Girl. 7 PM. $6/$5. Intimacy Issues: An Evening of Boys Shorts. 9 PM. $6/$5. UWM Union Theatre. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Bill Camplin Band featuring Jason Klagsted & Bob Miller. 10 PM. Free. MAD PLANET: 21 & Over Dance Party & Ladies’ Night. Free admission. ONOPA BREW PUB: Antibalas. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. Riverwest Co-op: Rummage Sale. 733 E. Clarke St. 10 AM-4 PM. Stop in the store for Simple Soyman samples. 11 AM-3 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Alpine Tower at Schroeder YMCA. Science Saturday. LWY Group: Visit and Seed Collection. 9:30 AM. Feeding Time. Help feed resident snakes and fish. 1 PM. Free. 13 SUNDAY CIRCLE A: RootSunday w/DJ $dollar$ Bill. LGBT film/video festival: Bob and Rose (Episodes 4-6). 1 PM. $6/$5. Georgie Girl. 6 PM. $6/$5. By Hook or By Crook with Le Tigre’s Well, Well, Well. 8 PM. $6/$5. UWM Union Theatre. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Royce Hall. 9 PM. Free. ONOPA BREW PUB: Mighty Django Hi-Fi. Riverwest Co-op: Rummage Sale. 733 E. Clarke St. 10 AM-4 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Bicycle Botony. 1 PM. Woodland Pattern: Alternating Currents Live: Tom Hamilton and Peter Zummo. 7 PM. 14 MONDAY COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 7:30-8:30 PM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Melaniejane. 9 PM. Free. URBAN ecology center: Vegetarian Potluck. For adults and youth accompanied by adult. 6:30-8 PM. Free. Call 964-8505 to register. 15 TUESDAY CIRCLE A: Jook Savagery COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Mayor’s Commission on Crime meeting: St. Casimir Church (lower level), 924 E. Clarke. 6 PM. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. Gyn exams, STD screening and more. Walk-in. 5:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Cuba Coalition Meeting. 639 N. 25th St. 7 PM. Contact: 273-1040. Disarmamen tCommittee Meeting. 7 PM. Peace Action Center. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under, for lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender youth and their allies. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. RIVERWEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: Monthly meeting. YMCA CDC Office, 604 E. Center St. 7 PM. UWM Union Theatre: Special Post Festival screening. Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents: A Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the 1960’s in Brussels and Chantal Akerman by Chantal Akerman. 7 PM. Free. 16 WEDNESDAY BREMEN st. block club: Meeting to form Bremen St. area block club. Residents of the 2400-2700 blocks of Bremen, Weil and Fratney Streets, and the 800-900 blocks of Bremen, or anyone interested, are invited to attend. Bremen Cafe, 901 E. Clarke St. 7 PM. CIRCLE A: FreeForm w/Mistreatin’ DJs Dusty & David John Henry. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 7:30-8:30 PM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Acoustic Open Stage, Feature: Jessi Lemont. Sign-up: 9 PM. Music: 10 PM. ONOPA BREW PUB: Mahogany Throttle 3rd year anniversary party. Peace Action WISCONSIN: Middle East Committee meeting. 7 PM. Peace Action Center. SPIRITUAL path: Classes in Christian Mysticism. 3465 N. Fratney. 7:30-9 PM. Call Theresa: 962-6727. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks With Ken. 9:30-11 AM. Free. Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Free. Sustainable Living Discussion Group Open House. Introduction to an 8-week discussion group. 7 PM. Adults. Free. Sustainable Living Discussion Group. 7-9 PM. Free. UWM Union theatre: Distant Voices, Still Lives. 8 PM. $3/$4. 17 THURSDAY Bremen Cafe: Night of Music & Poetry w/(Askew) Charles Claymore. 8 PM CIRCLE A: JookBot Warlock COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Master Zaster Blaster. 10 PM. $4 MAD PLANET: Mod Night, featuring the Noble Brothers. ONOPA BREW PUB: Jim Liban Blues Trio. The tasting room: Laurie Geltman w/Lil’ Rev. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8-9:30 AM. UWM Union theatre: Distant Voices, Still Lives. 8 PM. $3/$4. 18 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: Rockin’-A Friday Tag Tams w/Grendel & Glamour Puss vs. Nato & Hands-On Jon. 9 PM. Gallery Night: A celebration of visual arts in Milwaukee. Pick-up a map at a participating gallery. Call 271-1416 for more information. GREAT lake ZEN center: Extended Practice. 7 PM-Midnight (come for all or part). LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Zig Zag. 10 PM. $5. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. Music from the ’80s. NEW ENGLAND contra dance: Music by Maria Terres and Craig Siemsen. Caller: Roger Diggle of Madison. Irish Cultural and Heritage Center of Wisconsin, 2133 W. Wisconsin Ave. Beginners welcome. Lessons at 7:30 PM. Dancing 8-11 PM. $6. For information call Maria, 962-3089. ONOPA BREW PUB: Great Milwaukee Pop Festival. $7. See this page for line-up. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 1:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. SAGE: Seniors Active in A Gay Environment. 6:30-8:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 271-0378. The tasting room: Tinker w/Fizzgig. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Friday Fire. Share songs, stories and poetry around the fire. Bring instruments and voices-we’ll bring hot chocolate. 7 PM. Free. Woodland Pattern: Redletter Series Reading: Mark Tardi and Kerri Sonnerberg. 7 PM. 19 SATURDAY Bremen Cafe: Zoe’s Fall Fashion Show. 6:30 PM CIRCLE A: Psychedelic Psaturday w/One F & john.bts.wrkng. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 8-8:40 AM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Little Jimmy and the Blackbirds. 10 PM. $5. MAD PLANET: 21 & Over Dance Party & Ladies’ Night. Free admission. ONOPA BREW PUB: Moving Parts. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under, 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. The tasting room: The Nelsonics. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Science Saturdays. Learn scientific principles with activities, experiments or games. 10 AM-4 PM. Free. Feeding Time. Help feed resident snakes and fish. 1 PM. Free. Burdock Brigade. Dress for the weather. Tools provided. 9-10:30 AM. Free. Qigong: Moving with the Energy of Nature. 3 PM. WALDORF puppet play: Presented at the Mother’s Center of Milwaukee by Tamarack Community School. For young children & a parent. Includes craft activity and snack. $3. Call 964-9935 to pre-register. 20 SUNDAY CIRCLE A: RootSunday w/Cousin Carl. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Royce Hall. 9 PM. ONOPA BREW PUB: Mighty Django Hi-Fi. St. Casimir hall: Harvest Fest 2002. Riverwest Catholic Faith Community of St. Casimir & St. Mary Czestochowa. Food, prizes, raffles, games, more. 924 E. Clarke St. (Enter thru parking lot.) 10 AM-6 PM. Woodland Pattern: Pop-Up Paper Structures with Book Artist Carol Barton. Reading/Fundraiser: Mark Strand and John Koethe. Held at Milwaukee Public Library. 2 PM. 21 MONDAY All PEOPLE’s church: Racial Justice Awareness Dinner and Movie Series. 6:30-9:30 PM. $90 (includes all meals). Held at YMCA Monday evenings. Call 447-5242. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. GREAT lake ZEN center: Discussion Series #3: ZEN & Christian Mysticism. 7-8:30 PM. Free. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Milwaukee Coalition for a Just Peace and Colombia Committee meetings. 7 PM. Peace Action Center. 22 TUESDAY BI DEFINITION: Milwaukee’s bisexual community organization, open to new members. Support, socials, activism, fun, discussions. 7 PM, LGBT Community Center. 299-9612. CIRCLE A: JookSavages Along the Milwaukee COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. Gyn exams, STD screening and more. Walk-in. 5:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. 23 WEDNESDAY CIRCLE A: FreeForm w/Jason Todd & Old Man Malcolm. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 8-8:40 AM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Acoustic Open Stage, Feature: Peter D’Amore. Sign-up: 9 PM. Music starts: 10 PM. ONOPA BREW PUB: Salt Creek. SPIRITUAL path: Classes in Christian Mysticism. 3465 N. Fratney. 7:30-9 PM. Call Theresa: 962-6727. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks With Ken. 9:30-11 AM. Free. Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Free. Sustainable Living Discussion Group. 7-9 PM. Free. UWM Union theatre: Siddhartha. 8 PM. $3/$4. 24 Thursday CIRCLE A: Roll-Yer-Own Classic LP Spin. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Klezmerick. 10 PM. $4 MAD PLANET: Mod Night, featuring the Noble Brothers. ONOPA BREW PUB: Devil in the Woodpile w/The Outlaw Family Band, The Hi Lonesomes, The Bootheels, The tasting room: DJ Jeff Cat. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8-9:30 AM. Free. UWM Union theatre: Siddhartha. 8 PM. $3/$4. 25 FRIDAY CIRCLE A: Rockin’-A Friday w/DJ Jonny Z. GREAT lake ZEN center: Public talk with ZEN Master Dae Kwang. 7-8:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Seamus Holloway & Friends. 10 PM. $5. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. Music from the ’80s. ONOPA BREW PUB: Hudson. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 1:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. SAGE: Seniors Active in A Gay Environment. 6:30-8:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 271-0378. The tasting room: Binky Tunny and the Farmlandchokehold as The Ramones w/Ditz as Black Sabbath and Fiercely Me as The Cult. Woodland Pattern: Experimental Film & Video Series. Title TBA. 26-27 SAT-sun GREAT lake ZEN center: Silent Meditation Retreat. Call 771-2490. 26 SATURDAY CIRCLE A: Psychedelic Psaturday Pshowcase w/Cash Bishop/Red Shift, Mobile SoundUnit & Pressboard. 9:30 PM. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 8-8:40 AM. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Sammy Llanas of the BoDeans. 10 PM. $7. MAD PLANET: 21 & Over Dance Party & Ladies’ Night. Free admission. PEACE ACTION WISCONSIN: Wisconsin Community Fund’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. Astor Hotel, 924 E. Juneau. 5:30-8:30 PM. $25. Contact: 225-9965. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. The tasting room: Tim Cook & The Riverwesterners. URBAN ecology center: Science Saturdays. Learn scientific principles with activities, experiments or games. 10 AM-4 PM. Free. Hallowe’en Costume Party Canoe Trip. 12 PM. Feeding Time. Help feed resident snakes and fish. 1 PM. Free. 27 SUNDAY DAYLIGHT SAVINGs ENDS-SET your clocks one hour back CIRCLE A: RootSunday Battle Royale w/Spike vs. Bobby “9 Fingers” Rivera vs. Billy Boy Brad. 9:30 PM. GREAT lake ZEN center: Precepts Ceremony (after weekend retreat). 3-4 PM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Royce Hall. 9 PM. 28 MONDAY COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 7:30-8:30 PM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Amy Rohan. 9 PM. Free. 29 TUESDAY BI DEFINITION: Milwaukee’s bisexual community organization, open to new members. Support, socials, activism, fun, discussions. 7 PM. LGBT Community Center. 299-9612. CIRCLE A: Fifth-Tuesday Jook w/Wooden Robot plus Wood’Bot DJs. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. Gyn exams, STD screening and more. Walk-in. 5:30-9:30 PM. 277-9370. PROJECT Q: Drop-in center, age 24 & under. 5-9:30 PM, LGBT Community Center. 223-3220. 30 WEDNESDAY CIRCLE A: Fifth-Wednesday Hallowe’en Horror w/Amorphous Blob COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. GREAT lake ZEN center: Regular Practice. 8-8:40 AM LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Acoustic Open Stage, Feature: Krista. Sign-up: 9 PM. Music starts: 10 PM ONOPA BREW PUB: Matt Hendricks. SPIRITUAL path: Classes in Christian Mysticism. 3465 N. Fratney. 7:30-9 PM. Call Theresa: 962-6727. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks With Ken. 9:30-11 AM. Free. Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Free. Sustainable Living Discussion Group. 7-9 PM. Free. UWM Union theatre: The Haunting. 8 PM. $3/$4. 31 Thursday CIRCLE A: Anniversary Hallowe’en Party/FifThursday Challenge w/Sheppy, DJason, Finger $Bill, Mateo Feo & Warlock. 8 PM. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED. 8:30-1:30 PM. Free. Call Wendy Green at 263-8383. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. LINNEMAN’S RIVERWEST INN: Circle of Muses. 10 PM. $4. MAD PLANET: Mod Night, featuring the Noble Brothers. ONOPA BREW PUB: Recycled Future. The tasting room: DJ Jeff Cat. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8-9:30 AM. Free. UWM Union theatre: The Haunting. 8 PM. $3/$4. NOV 1 FRIDAY NOAM chomsky at 15th annual pledge of resistance dinner: Beans & rice dinner served continuously 5-6:45 PM, MATC, S Building, 700 State St. Program at 7 PM Cooley Auditorium. Dinner & Program Advance: $12. Low Income & student: $9. Deadline: Oct. 28. At the door: $20/$15. Tickets at Peace Action Center, 1001 E. Keefe, People’s Books, 2122 E. Locust. By mail: Pledge of Resistance-Dinner, 1001 E. Keefe, Milwaukee 53212. Mail requests postmarked no later than Oct. 25. Check payable to Pledge of Resistance. Vital Info BEGINNING dreams forever: 833 E. Burleigh St., 562-3037 bremen cafe: 901 E. Clarke St., 372-5351 Circle A: 932 E. Chambers St., 562-4101 COA Youth & Family Centers: 909 E. North Ave., Child Care Center, after-school youth programs, and Samson Family Center, 909 E. Garfield Ave., 263-8383. Great Lake ZEN Center: 828 E. Locust St., 771-2490 LINNEMAN’S Riverwest Inn: 1001 E. Locust St., 263-9844 Mad Planet: 533 E. Center St., 263-4555 ONOPA Brew Pub: 735 E. Center St., 264-3630 PEACE action WISCONSIN: 1001 E. Keefe Ave. 964-5158 Tamarack Community School: 1150 E. Brady St. 277-0009 The tasting room: 1100 E. Kane Pl., 277-9118 Urban Ecology Center: 2808 N. Bartlett Ave., 964-8505 UWM union theatre: 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., 229-4070 or 229-4825 Woodland Pattern: 720 E. Locust St., 563-5001 YMCA Holton Youth Center: 510 E. Burleigh St., 264-9622. How To Be Included in the Currents Calendar: CALL Jan Christensen at 263-1380 FAX information to 263-1404, Attn: Currents Calendar EMAIL information to SEND information to: Currents Calendar733 East Clarke Street Milwaukee, WI 53212