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The UWM Union Art Gallery, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., features a “Transport Milwaukee” display in UWM’s Union Concourse March 8-12. This installation is an artistic, educational, and historic look at the ways Milwaukeeans get around the city and will include artwork and displays from local and regional artists and businesses. It will be in the Union Concourse during Union building hours, 6 a.m. to midnight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Heroines & Hellions, the second celebration of women in art, music, and literature will be open to the public and held on Thursday, March 4, in the UWM Union Ballroom. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with local women DJs spinning until 8 p.m. when Jennifer L. Pozner, a writer for Bitch and Ms. Magazines, and the founder of WIMN: Women in Media and News, will present a lecture about women in pop culture. Following her presentation there will be a very special musical guest. No matter what, she guarantees a lot ‘o fun to be had and an awesome dance party! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . KM art is featuring a two person photography exhibit, Dennis Darmek’s “American Stories,” and Faythe Levine’s “The Last Five Years.” The exhibit is opens Saturday through March 27 at 226 S. 1st St. Gallery hours are Wednesday – Friday 6 – 8 PM, Saturdays 11 – 4. Visit KM art’s web site at www.execpc.com/~artkm/. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . On View at the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N. Terrace Ave., March 17–May 9, are “American Garden Legacy” and “Exploring Garden Transformations, 1900-2000.” Opening reception is Wednesday, March 17, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The museum is also featuring a Garden Lecture series Wednesday evenings in conjunction with the exhibit. “American Garden Legacy” photographs include hand-colored glass lantern slide reproductions. “Exploring Garden Transformations” is a collaboration between the Smithsonian’s Horticulture Services Division and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).