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This Weekend in Riverwest 3/26-

====================== FRIDAY, MARCH 26 ====================== LGBT COMMUNITY CENTER, 315 W. Court St. (& MLK Drive) Outcare: Planned Parenthood Health Center, 1:30-9:30PM. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Floor Model, 8PM, $2. “Rockin’ A Friday” w/Lars and Harmony, 10PM. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM Li’l Rev and Celia, $7. SOL FIRE LOUNGE, 2014 N Farwell, 9PM One Drum Quintet or Sextet or as many as we can fit into the space. Show starts at 9 pm or so. FOUNDATION, Bremen & Center The Go Go Train w/Fur Hat, Flavor Dav, Lil’ Pow Wow. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Clamnation. MAC’S RED EYE, 3865 N. Richards, across from Wal-Mart Geoff Landon & The Wolfpack. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth Retro Dance Party ONOPA, Center & Fratney The Melismatics, Radio-Berlin, Turn Pale. RIVERWEST COMMONS, Locust & Fratney The Woods w/The Form & The Northern Pine Band ======================= SATURDAY, MARCH 27 ======================= BURKE CANDY, 3840 N. Fratney (& Vienna), 10AM-2PM Fill up your Spring Basket with yummy chocolates and candy made right here in Riverwest. Burke can personalize your Easter Egg for that special someone; order deadline is April 5. Their charming candy shop is open from 10AM-2PM. www.burkecandy.com. ST. CASIMIR SCHOOL, Bremen & Clarke, NOON & 1:30PM Spanish Class RIVERWEST COMMONS, Locust & Fratney, 6:30PM Tom Simasko’s Retirement Party! Music by the Riverwest Accordion Club (8-10PM). Bring a donation of canned goods or cash for the St. Casimir Food Pantry. Party includes food and beer. ONOPA, Center & Fratney, 9PM, 21+ Party with the Wurst! Riverwurst issue #4 Release Party!!!! The PARAGRAPHS, MASTER ZASTER BLASTER, UNCLE LARRY, and the TECHNOTRANCE BELLYDANCE will perform. The $5 admission includes a free copy of Riverwurst #4 featuring work by 32 artists & writers with all but 8 from right here in Milwaukee. Support your local artists, musicians, and belly dancers! Master Zaster Blaster – First Milwaukee performance in five months, featuring our new punky, funky drummer: Doug Schall. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM The Super Chiefs, $5. THE GREEN GALLERY, 810 E. Clarke, 9PM-MIDNIGHT Show opening featuring drawings by Eric Schoen. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Salt Creek (bluegrass). MAD PLANET, Center & Booth, 10PM The Snaggs, featuring Holland Zander, daughter of Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander, Nerve Twins, Scarlett, 21+. Secure parking. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil Psychedelic Psaturday: w/Lemonie Fresh. DINO’S TAVERN, Chambers & Fratney DJ Sheppy w/The Chop Top Tornados & Bobby Rivera & The Rivieras. MAC’S RED EYE, 3865 N. Richards, across from Wal-Mart Consentsual. ====================== SUNDAY, MARCH 28 ====================== GREENFOLKS GARDEN MEETING, 12:30PM Greenfolks Garden is now entering its 4th year. Want to get involved in your neighborhood community garden? Come to the first meeting of the new year at 2421 N. Booth St. The Garden is located on the south side of Wright St. between Booth & Holton. ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney Riverwest’s new Gallery/Lounge scene is now open. Every Sunday is “Open-Canvas” night where a featured artist creates an original painting while your friends watch. The “One Week Painting” will be on display until the next Sunday, when another artist paints over your painting with a new image. A photo record will be displayed at the end of the year showing all 52 works. This is a great way to get exposure and the artist receives a $50 bar tab during their “Open-Canvas” night. Reserve your Sunday to create the “One Week Painting” by calling Don Krause at Art Bar, 372-7880. (Reprinted from Riverwest Artists Association Newsletter.) CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/The Rhinestone Brothers, 8PM, $2. RootSunday w/Cousin Carl, 10PM. MAC’S RED EYE, 3865 N. Richards, across from Wal-Mart Live Music Sundays open mic & sing-a-long with Blue Valentine. QUARTERS, Center & Bremen Mighty Django Hi-Fi w/selectors Eric Blowtorch & Joe the Amabssador. ====================================================== UPCOMING WEEKEND EVENTS ====================================================== ========================== FRIDAY, APRIL 2 ========================== ONOPA FISH FRY, Center & Fratney W/Riverwest Accordion Club, 6-8PM. ========================== SATURDAY, APRIL 3 ========================== SPRING CRAFT FAIR, 9AM-3PM Three Holy Women Parish, St. Hedwigs School Hall, 1702 N. Humboldt (Brady St. entrance). $1.00 Admission. BURKE CANDY, 3840 N. Fratney (& Vienna), 10AM-2PM Fill up your Spring Basket with yummy chocolates and candy made right here in Riverwest. Burke can personalize your Easter Egg for that special someone; order deadline is April 5. Their charming candy shop is open from 10AM-2PM. www.burkecandy.com. ANGELA DAVIS RECEPTION @ LGBT CENTER, 5-6:30PM Welcome Reception for Angela Davis to benefit the fight against Wisconsin’s anti-gay constitutional amendment. $25 donation benefits the work of Milwaukee LGBT Community Center & LGBT Center Advocates, including efforts to defeat the hateful constitutional amendment to ban marriage and civil unions. Angela Davis Reception, 5 – 6:30pm (short program at 6pm). Come welcome international human rights champion Professor Angela Davis and contribute to the struggle for equality. Milwaukee LGBT Community Center (co-sponsored by Center Advocates, the Center’s advocacy affiliate) 315 W. Court St. (just west of King Drive, 2 blocks south of Walnut/Pleasant near the Schlitz Office Park). Tickets at: Outwords Books & Espresso, 2710 N. Murray Outpost Natural Foods, 100 E. Capitol & 7000 W. State St. Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 315 W. Court St. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO CHARGE (MC OR VISA) TICKETS FOR ANGELA DAVIS, CALL Patrick at 414) 271-2656 x112. . ========================== SATURDAY, APRIL 10 ========================== BURKE CANDY, 3840 N. Fratney (& Vienna), 10AM-2PM Fill up your Spring Basket with yummy chocolates and candy made right here in Riverwest. Their charming candy shop is open from 10AM-2PM. www.burkecandy.com. ========================== SUNDAY, APRIL 11 ========================== EASTER SUNDAY ============================== SATURDAY, APRIL 17 ============================== ANNUAL RIVERWEST SPRING CLEAN-UP, 9AM-1PM Ah Spring! Ewww garbage and dog p**p! It’s time to roll up our sleeves and put the sparkle back in our neighborhood. Assemble at the Holton Youth Center on Burleigh & Holton at 9AM. Marquette University students will be assisting again this year. Bags & gloves will be provided. To volunteer or help coordinate a clean-up on your block, call Jim Wilson at the YMCA CDC at 263-1380 x12. ============================== SUNDAY, APRIL 18 ============================== DINO’S SUNDAY BRUNCH, Chambers & Fratney W/Riverwest Accordion Club, 11:30AM-2PM. ======================== SUNDAY, MAY 2 ======================== TAMARACK COMMUNITY SCHOOL, 1150 E. Brady (& Humboldt) Open House, school tours, meet teachers, 1-3PM. ================================================== 2004 RIVERWEST SUMMER EVENT SCHEDULE: ================================================== JUNE: SUN 13 – 28th Annual Locust St. Festival & Beer Run, 11:30AM-8PM. SUN 20 – Gardeners Market season opening, Garden Park, Locust & Bremen, 11AM-4PM w/live music from NOON- 3PM. Every Sunday thru October 31. JULY: SUN 04 – Riverwest’s humungous Independence Day Celebration. Begins at 9AM with a parade to Gordon Park, free flags & ice cream, music, games, arts & crafts, Talent Show w/prizes & Decorating Contest w/prizes. Grand Finale with Fireworks at dusk. AUGUST: SAT 21 – Rockerbox Moto Fest, Center St. FRI 27 – Riverwest Diversity Celebration, Gordon Park. SEPTEMBER: SAT 18 – Center St. Daze & Pushcart Race, Center St. OCTOBER: SAT/SUN 02 & 03 – ArtWalk Weekend sponsored by RAA. SUN 31 – Last Gardeners Market of the season and Trick or Treat Day. TBA?: Gordon Park Grooves, Summer of Peace Day.