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APRIL 1 Thru April 30 YMCA HOLTON YOUTH CENTER: Open registration for Summer basketball at the YMCA. Cost is $225 per team. Call Rob West with questions, 264-6922. APRIL 3 Thru JUNE 20 MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Exhibition: American Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts, 1790-1840. www.mam.org. APRIL 8 Thru May 16 THEATRE X: Jazz

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Thru April 6 souper sundays: Every Sunday Aldermanic candidate Carole Wehner holds “Souper Sundays” in her office with live Reggae music by David Robinson. 826 E. Center St. 12-5 PM. Thru April 10 BOULEVARD ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE: “Frankie & Jonny in Clair de Lune.” Kurt Hartwig’s interpretation of “Around the World in 80 Days.” www.boulevardtheatre.com THRU APRIL 14 MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY/DOWNTOWN: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: Mondays, 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Call 297-1322. thru APRIL 15 MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Tax Counseling for the Elderly. East Library. Mondays, 1 PM. 1910 E. North Ave. Martin Luther King Library, Thursdays, 1 PM. 310 W. Locust. For info call 286-2794. thru APRIL 24 PEACE LEARNING CENTER: This year’s Spring workshop will be titled “Deal Creatively with Conflict; Strategies, Play and Dialogue.” Workshop will be Sat. May 1 from 8 AM-12 PM. April 24 is the deadline to register. Suggested donation of $10, $5 students and seniors. Mail reservations to Peace Learning Center, 3224 N. Gordon Place, Milwaukee WI 55212. Reservations available by email at . APRIL 18 Thru April 25 BOULEVARD ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE: Musical theatre workshop. Musical Fundraiser by artistic intern Marjorie Schoemann. THRU JUNE 6 MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Exhibit: Slipware Traditions.


1 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: Warlock the Jookbot. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30-11:30 AM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Teen Leadership Council: 4:30-5:30 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. The foundation: The Go Go Train with DJs Fur Hat, Flavor Dav, and Li’l Pow Wow. 10 PM to close. LINNEMAN’S: Milkbaby, Pascal, Stephanie Rearick of the Coma Sayanzs. ONOPA brewery: Greg Davis(Carpark), Collections of Colonies Of Bees, John BTS.WRKNG, Magic Arrows. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Women’s Night. 5-8 PM. 223-3220. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy Hong. 8:45 AM. Level 1 with Annie Melchior. 6 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. Free. Riverside Camera Club. 7-9 PM. 2 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Big Breakfast with Super Chiefs. $5. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8.” 8 PM. Rockin’ A Friday w/ Chuk Le Fuk. 10 PM. COA: Creative Playground for ages 7-10. 2:30 -6 PM. THE COFFEEHOUSE: A Tribute to Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young with Jonathon Leubner, The Moxie Chicks, Don Schiewer and Mary Wacker. Donation of $3 and 2 cans of food. 8 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Afro Drum Ensemble. MAC’S RED EYE: Mrs. Fun. 9 PM. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. ONOPA brewery: Pedal Steel Transmission, Time Out Drawer (Chocolate Industries), The Silence. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-10 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Reading by Marilyn L. Taylor, author of “Subject to Change” (poetry). 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 8 PM. UWM PECK SCHOOL OF ARTS: New exhibit opening: “Foundations,” featuring work done by first-year students. Opening reception 6-9 PM. 3 SATURDAY ANODYNE COFFEE: Open Mic. 7-10 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Charlie Wiggins and Ben Burns. $3. CIRCLE A: Psychephonic Psaturday w/ Krautzeit! THE COFFEEHOUSE: Larry Penn celebrates new CD release, “Railroad Queens of the Past.” $4. 8 PM. CRAFT FAIR: A5th Annual Three Holy Women Catholic Parish Spring Craft Fair. At St. Hedwig’s School Hall. 1716 N. Humboldt (Brady St. Entrance). $1 admission. 9 AM-3 PM. FAMILY WORKSHOP: Family constellation: Healing the Inner Picture of You and Your Family. For info, call 223-1188. 3-9 PM. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 8 AM. LINNEMAN’S: South Bound. MAC’S RED EYE: The Recliners. 9:30 PM. MAD PLANET: Decibully, Heidi Spencer, Amateur Love. 21+. 10 PM. ONOPA brewery: Codebreaker,Innerstance Beatbox, The Changes (Chicago), Disc Jockey CB. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-10 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Aligned Vinyassa with Annie Melchior. 12-1:30 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Science Saturday: Drop in. Free. Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Animal Feeding: 1 PM. Free. VILLARD LIBRARY PARTY: The Villard Ave. Business Association and the Friends of the Villard Library are hosting a party to celebrate the restoration of the library. 1-4 PM. WOODLAND PATTERN: Master Class with Renee Gladman. Engaging the Slips: Prose Writing. 10 AM-12 PM. $20. Includes evening reading. Call 263-5001 to preregister. Reading: Renee Gladman and Jen Hofer. 7 PM. $6/$5 Adv/Mem. YMCA HOLTON YOUTH CENTER: Healthy Kids’ Day. Families welcome to participate in games and activities to promote healthy lifestyles. Call 264-9622 with questions. 11 AM-1 PM. 4 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Night with Christine Bittner. 6-11 PM. BREAKFAST buffet: LG Pompeii Women’s Club 6th Annual Palm Sunday all you can eat breakfast buffet. At the Italian Community Center. 613 E. Chicago St. Adults $7.50/children ages 4-12, $5/Children 3 & under, Free. Drop-in center. 10 AM-2 PM. CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM: Opening Reception, League of Milwaukee Artists: 2004 Biennial Exhibition. Call 278-8295 for more info. 1-4 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Riverwest Aces. 8 PM. $2. RootSunday w/ Sheppy’s Jass Roots. 10 PM. EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS: Weekly Meeting. St. Mary of Czestochowa Church. For more info call Jeff at 372-8085. 6 PM. FAMILY WORKSHOP: Family constellation: Healing the Inner Picture of You and Your Family. For info, call 223-1188. 9 AM-3 PM. MAC’S red eye: “Live Music Sundays.” Open Mic and-sing-along. Peace Action: George Martin speaks on his recent trip to Iraq. First Unitarian Church, 1342 N. Astor, Milwaukee. 10:15 AM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Open House Birthday Party. 3-6 PM. Free class 3:30-4:30 PM, Potluck 5-6 PM. All are welcome. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Reading by Matthea Harvey, author of “Sad Little Breathing Machine” (poetry). 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 2 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Storytime in the Park. For accompanied preschool and kindergartners. 2-3 PM. $5 per child/$3 members. Animal Feeding: 1 PM. Free. WOODLAND PATTERN: Workshop: Origami, Pop-Ups and Accordions, by Katherine Ng. $40. Call 263-5001 for required pre-registration. 1-4 PM. 5 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. The foundation: The Soul Hole with DJs Flavor Dav and Magnum. 10 PM to close. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Sigmund Snopek. MAC’S RED EYE: Sexy Mondays with guest DJs. Every Monday night. 9 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. 6 TUESDAY DON’T FORGET TO VOTE: Vote today for your Mayoral, judicial, aldermanic, and county executive candidates. ART BAR: Live music with Guy Fiorentini. 8-11 PM. $2. CIRCLE A: Savage Jook Juke Box Challenge. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30-11:30 AM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Teen Leadership Council: 4:30-5:30 PM. Parent Support Group: Call 263-8383, ext. 126 to register. The foundation: Every Tuesday: Tiki Tuesday featuring Your Ship’s Bartender and Don Nelson. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 4:30-9 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 6 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade. 9 AM. Bird Banding Training. For adults and accompanied teens. 6-8 PM. Free. UWM UNION THEATRE: Experimental Tuesdays: 7 WEDNESDAY CIRCLE A: FreeForm w/ Mark E. Lee’s Homegrown Tones. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. FUNTUP FILM FESTIVAL: Deadline for entries due. Call 477-8335 with questions. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. Kilbourn Park planning meeting: Second floor Board Room at COA. 909 E. North Ave. 5:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage featuring Adam Lantz. MAC’S RED EYE: Karaoke; every Wednesday. MAD PLANET: J-Church, The Methadones, McNaughton Skyline, 21st Place. All ages. 5 PM. Peace Action: Speaker Professor Patrick Bellegarde-Smith from UWM Dept. of Africology: “What Really Happened in Haiti? The US role in the overthrow of Haitian President Aristide.” Wis. Black Historical Society. 2620 W. Center St. Community Center. 7 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Men’s Group. 223-3220. 5:30-8:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Introduction to Yoga class with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. Yoga for Children ages 8-12 with Peggy Hong. 4-5:15 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Reading by Mattie Weiss, co-author of “How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks with Ken. 9:30 AM. VILLA TERRACE ART MUSEUM: Garden Lecture Series at the Villa: Heirloom Bulbs for the Vintage Garden. Museum and Garden Club members $6/non-members $8. 7 PM. 8 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: “Roll-Yer-Own” Classic LP Sides. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30-11:30 AM. Creative Playground, ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. The foundation: The Go Go Train with DJs Fur Hat, Flavor Dav, and Li’l Pow Wow. 10 PM to close. LINNEMAN’S: 94 South. Peace Action: Talk by Andres Gomez, Progressive Cuban-American leader from Miami. “The Cuban Five; prisoners held by the US for trying to expose US-based terrorism against Cuba. MATC Student Bldg. Community Center, Room S116. 11 AM. UWM Student Union, Room 191. 7 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Women’s Night. 223-3220. 5-8 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy Hong. 8:45 AM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early morning bird walks. 8 AM. Free. UWM peck school of the arts: Triadic Memories: Louis Goldstein plays Morton Feldman. 7:30 PM. 9 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Stereo South. $5. CACTUS club: Mark Mallman, Holy Mary Motorclub, Klipspringer. 21+. 2496 S. Wentworth Ave. 10 PM. $7. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The White Hot Tizzies. 8 PM. $4. Rockin’- A Friday w/ Schlmeel and Schlmazel. 10 PM. COA: Creative Playground: For ages 7-10. 2:30-6 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Heidi Spencer, Riviera, The Vega Star, Telectro. MAC’S RED EYE: Eddy Mac. 9 PM. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. ONOPA BREWERY: Paul Cebar and The Milwaukeeans. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-10 PM. UP & under pub: “Dankity Groovalicious Rock” group SLM. 1216 E. Brady. 276-2677. WOODLAND PATTERN: Artist Talk and reception: Katherine Ng. 5-8 PM. 10 SATURDAY ANODYNE COFFEE: Open Mic. 7-10 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Goldman, featuring Ripley Caine, with Patrick S. Fennelly. $5. CIRCLE A: Psychephonic Psaturday w/ Shock and Awe! GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 8 AM. LINNEMAN’S: Sam Llamas of the BoDeans. MAC’S RED EYE: Madison Lint (Madison). 9:30 PM. MAD PLANET: The Oprah’s, Somerset, The Round Reality, Fly by Night. All ages. 5 PM. Wobblyhead Presents… One-F, Jethro X, Brad Owen, Bern-E. 21+. 10 PM. ONOPA brewery: The Legendary Shack*Shakers, Crossed Wires, Sin City Injectors. 21+. 10 PM. $8. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-9:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Aligned Vinyassa with Annie Melchior. 12 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Science Saturday: Drop in. Free. Burdock Brigade. 9-10:30 AM. Animal Feeding. 1 PM. Free. Hike the Milwaukee River. For adults and accompanied children, ages 12+.Starting at Center and hiking to Port Washington Road. $5/members free. 9 AM-12 PM. 11 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Night with Ben Fairly. 6-11 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Wooden Robot. 8 PM. $4. RootSunday with Dollar Bill. 10 PM. EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS: Weekly Meeting. St. Mary of Czestochowa Church. For more info call Jeff at 372-8085. 6 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Royce Hall and Keedy. MAC’S red eye: “Live Music Sundays.” Open Mic and-sing-along. With host URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Story Time in the Park. 2 PM. $5 per child/$3 members. 12 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. The foundation: The Soul Hole with DJs Flavor Dav and Super Tom Noble. 10 PM to close. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Melaniejane. Peace Action: Peace Action’s Political Theatre Group meeting. Peace Action Center. 7 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Talk by John Dinges, author of “The Condor Years.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. 13 TUESDAY RIVERWEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: Monthly Meeting. YMCA CDC Office. 7 PM. ART BAR: Live music with Basenji Jazz. 8-11 PM. $2. BREMEN CAFE: Women Take Back the Mic, Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: Jook Savagery Juke Box Challenge. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30-11:30 AM. Family Lunch Bunch: 11:30-1:30 PM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Teen Leadership Council: 4:30-5:30 PM. Parent Support Group: Call 263-8383 ext. 126 to register. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. Peace Action: Veteran’s for Peace meeting. 6:30 PM. Peace Actions Disarmament Committee meeting. 7 PM. Peace Action Center. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 4:30-9 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 6 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Reading by Edwidge Danticat, author of “The Dew Breaker.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade. 9 AM. Presentation by Jim Reinartz, Director UWM Field Station. “Management and Goals for Downer Woods.” $3/members free. 7-8:30 PM. UWM peck SCHOOL of the arts: New Dancemakers. 5:30 PM. $8 general/$5 students and seniors. 14 WEDNESDAY CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM: Classic Movies in a Classic Mansion. “Swing Time.” $5 Adults/$3 Seniors & Students/Free to members. 7-10 PM. CIRCLE A: Free Form with Bacon Manager. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage featuring Joey Leal. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Men’s Group. 223-3220. 5:30-8:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Introduction to Yoga class with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Talk by Tom Stanton, author of “Hank Aaron and the Home Run that Changed America.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Wednesday Walks with Ken. 9:30 AM. New Discussion Course from the Great Lakes Earth Institute: Globalization and Its Critics. Organizing session. Course will run on Wednesdays April 21- June 9. $20/$15 GLEI members. 7 PM. UWM peck SCHOOL of the arts: New Dancemakers. 5:30 PM. $8 general/$5 students and seniors. 15 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: Warlock the Jookbot. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30- 11:30 AM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. The foundation: The Go Go Train with DJs Fur Hat, Flavor Dav, and Li’l Pow Wow. 10 PM to close. LINNEMAN’S: 7 on 6. ONOPA BREWERY: Hip Hop Open Mic. Peace Action: Tax day demo and leafletting. Money for human needs, not war! Main Post Office, 4th and St. Paul. 8:30-10:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Women’s Night. 223-3220. 5-8 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy Hong. 8:45 AM. Level 1 with Annie Melchior. 6 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Reading by Paul Theroux, author of “Dark Star Safari.” 4093 N. Oakland Ave. 963-3111. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Bird Walks. 8 AM. Free. UWM peck SCHOOL of the arts: New Dancemakers. 7:30 PM. $8 general/$5 students and seniors. VILLA TERRACE ART MUSEUM: Renaissance Garden Club Meeting at the Villa. Orchids. Talk by John Clausen, President of Orchid Society. Free to members and guests of members. Call 963-1657 for more info. 6:30-8:30 PM. 16 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Greg Trooper. CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM: Gallery Night: Galleries to Discover, Museums to Explore and Shops to Browse. Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Museums. General Admission 1-5 PM/Free Admission 5-9 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Super Chiefs. 8 PM. $4. Rockin’ A Friday with Let’s Rock with Johnny Z. 10 PM. COA: Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. THE COFFEEHOUSE: All welcome to Acoustic/spoken word Open Stage. 8 PM. $2.50. LINNEMAN’S: The Form. MAC’S RED EYE: Mrs. Fun. 9:30 PM. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. ONOPA BREWERY: Rusty P’s, Carnage, The Crest. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-10 PM. RECYCLED art show: The Sierra Club Great Waters Group is holding a recycled art sale. Live music with Blue Valentine and the Gleasons. Commission House, 400 N. Broadway. 5-10 PM. UWM peck SCHOOL of the arts: New Dancemakers. 7:30 PM. $8 general/$5 students and seniors. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Herod’s Law.” 7 PM. 17 SATURDAY ANODYNE COFFEE: Open Mic. 7-10 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Rachel Raven, Lily Sophia. $3. CACTUS club: Lake Trout, Rub, Across the Rubicon. 21+. 10 PM. Tickets available at the door. CIRCLE A: Psychephonic Psaturday w/ Headset’s Playground. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Annual Earth Day Poetry Reading with Jahmes Tony Finlayson, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Holly Haebig, Jeff Poniewaz, Suzanne Rosenblatt, Sue Silvermarie, and Harvey Taylor. 8 PM. $4. ELAINE ERICKSON ART GALLERY: An evening of music with Celia and Lil’ Rev. Benefit for the Tamarack Community School. $12 advance/$15 door/$5 children. 221-0613. 231 East Buffalo St. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 8 AM. LINNEMAN’S: Boney Fingers. MAC’S RED EYE: Eric Blowtorch & the Inflammables. 9:30 PM. MAD PLANET: Troubled Hubble, The Response, El Oso, The Meteah Strike. All ages. 5 PM. Troubled Hubble, The Response, El Oso, Lesser Birds of Paradise. 21+. 10 PM. ONOPA BREWERY: Fame, The (Love) Movement, APE. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-9:30 PM. RECYCLED art show: The Sierra Club Great Waters Group is holding a recycled art sale. Commission House, 400 N. Broadway. 10 AM-5 PM. RIVERWEST spring clean up: Riverwest Neighborhood Spring Clean-up. Holton St. Youth Center, 510 E. Burleigh. 9:30 AM-1 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Aligned Vinyassa with Annie Melchior. 12-1:30 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Annual River to Lake Hike. 9 AM-12 PM. Join Ken Leinbach on a 4-mile hike from Riverside Park to the lakefront. Adults and accompanied children, ages 7+. Help in the Park Building Project: Building a new outdoor amphitheater for educational and social programs. Everyone welcome. Adults and accompanied children, ages 7+. 9:30 AM-12 PM. Earth Day celebration at Riverside Park. Day will include music, food, crafts, hay sledding, carriage rides, and exhibits on sustainable living in the city. 12-5 PM. Science Saturday: Drop in. Free. Animal Feeding: 1 PM. Free. UWM peck SCHOOL of the arts: New Dancemakers. 4 PM & 8 PM. $8 general/$5 students & seniors. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Hour of the Furnaces.” Part I. 4 PM. “Pantaleon and the Visitors.” 7 PM. 18 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Night with Erin Riley. 6-11 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” with Diesel Crinmpers. $2. 8 PM. RootSunday with Trail Boss Tim Cook. 10 PM. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Living Activism Night presents a benefit for the Marquette chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Ben Sanders with Jim & Danny Schwalen, and The Western Civilization Blues Band. Free will offering. 7 PM. EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS: Weekly Meeting. St. Mary of Czestochowa Church. For more info call Jeff at 372-8085. 6 PM. FINE ARTS QUARTET: Haydn: Quartet in C Major, Op. 47, No. 1; Bartok: Quartet No. 3 (1927). Call 229-4308 for info. At Helen Bader Concert Hall. 3 PM. $16 general/$9 students & seniors. Dancemakers. 5:30 PM. $8 general/$5 students & seniors. HEALTHY lifestyles workshop: “It’s Not Too Late to Get into Shape.” Presented by Healthy Lifestyles, LLC. $10 advance registration/$15 day of. Register at or 333-0014. 10:30-11:30 AM. LINNEMAN’S: Tim Gross and Friends. MAD PLANET: Dragonfly Fetish Show. 21+. 10 PM. Peace Action: Videos for Peace, featuring “A Force More Powerful” Part I. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Free Yoga class with Peggy Hong. 3:30 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Talk by Lynne Truss, author of “Eats, Shoots & Leaves.” 4093 N. Oakland Ave. 963-3111. 2 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Sunday Walk for Families. Adults $5/$3 members, Children $4/$2 members, max. $15 per family. 2 PM. UWM peck SCHOOL of the arts: New Dancemakers. $8 general/$5 students and seniors. 3 PM. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Hour of the Furnaces.” Parts 2 & 3. 4 PM. “Nine Queens.” 7 PM. 19 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. THE COFFEEHOUSE: All welcome to monthly Board Meeting. 7 PM. The foundation: The Soul Hole with DJ’s Flavor Dav and Super Andy Noble. 10 PM to close. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Sigmund Snopek. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Reading by Anchee Min, author of “Empress Orchid.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Vegetarian Potluck. Free, donations welcome. Bring a plate and fork with your dish to share. Call 964-8505. 6:30-8 PM. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Love In Concrete.” 7 PM. 20 TUESDAY ART BAR: Live music with Brenda Smith Duo. 8-11 PM. $2. CIRCLE A: Jook Savagery Juke Box Challenge. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30-11:30 AM. Family Lunch Bunch: 11:30-1:30 PM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Teen Leadership Council: 4:30-5:30 PM. Parent Support Group: Call 263-8383 ext. 126 to register. MILWAUKEE communities against hate: The “Hate crimes 101?” An Overview. Seminar given by Madison police detective Alix Olson. Milwaukee Public Library Centennial Hall. 7 PM. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 4:30 -9 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 6 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Talk by Bill Christofferson, author of “The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. Reading by Paula Peterson, author of “Women in the Grove.” 4093 N. Oakland Ave. 963-3111. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade. 9 AM. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Without A Trace.” 7 PM. 21 WEDNESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Peter Mulvey. $10 at the door/$8 in advance. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: FreeForm w/ Bacon Manager. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage featuring Charles Holive. Peace Action: Peace Action’s Middle East Committee meeting. Peace Action Center. 7 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Men’s Group. 223-3220. 5:30-8:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Introduction to Yoga class with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. SCHWARTZ BOOKSTORE: Talk by MoveOn.org and Milwaukee’s Lake Park Friends, presenting “MoveOn’s 50 Ways to Love Your Country.” 2559 N. Downer. 332-1181. 7 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Walks with Ken. 9:30 AM. UWM UNION THEATRE: “The Wild Bunch.” 7 PM. 22 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: “Roll Yer Own” Classic LP Sides. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In Time: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30- 11:30 AM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. EARTH DAY CELEBRATION: 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration and Benefit. Gordon Park Pavilion in Gordon Park. 5-9 PM. $10. The foundation: The Go Go Train with DJs Fur Hat, Flavor Dav, and Li’l Pow Wow. 10 PM to close. LINNEMAN’S: Little Jimmy and the Blackbirds. MAD PLANET: The Electric Six, The Hiss, C-Section, One-F, Angelus. 21+. $10 advance tickets at Atomic Records or www.musictoday.com. 10 PM. ONOPA BREWERY: New Blind Nationals (CD Release), 1984, Static Model. Peace Action: Peace Action’s Colombia Committee meeting. Peace Action Center. 7:15 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Women’s Night. 223-3220. 5-8 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy Hong. 8:45 AM. Level 1 with Annie Melchior. 6 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. Free. Urban Stargazers. For adults and accompanied children. 7 PM. Free. UWM peck school of the arts: Longing for Almost Yesterday Student Ensemble. 7:30 PM. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Between Cyclones.” 7 PM. 23 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Christine Costanzo with Jessie Lemont. $5. CACTUS club: Ella Music Group, Burbank Cartel, The Beatifics. 21+. Tickets available at the door. 10 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Danglers. 8 PM. $4. Rockin’ A Friday with Sharkey Tantrum and Wild Wendy Lu. 10 PM. CLOSET CLASSICS: Live music. 8 PM. Screening of Radiohead short films. 12 AM. $3. 1000 E. North Ave. 265-1950. COA: Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Original and contemporary music with Greg Winkler, Patrick Nelson opening. $4. 8 PM. JAZZ OFF THE PARK: Final concert. Upper Palette, with Tom Mac, Paul Wertico, John Moulder, Larry Gray, and Tommy Greywolf. Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center. 276-4744. $7 general/$6 students. 8 PM. MAD PLANET: Retro Night. ONOPA brewery: EZ-T, Heavenly States, Bam Bam. OUTCARE: Planned Parenthood Health Center in the LGBT Community Center. 277-9370. 1:30-9:30 PM. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-10 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Friday Fire. 7 PM music for youth, 7:45 popcorn and s’mores, 8:15 music for all ages. $5/members free. UWM UNION THEATRE: “Celeste and Estrela.” 7 PM. 24 SATURDAY ANODYNE COFFEE: Open Mic. 7-10 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Them Damn Kids. $5. CIRCLE A: Psychephonic Psaturday with Lemonie Fresh. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Songwriter Brett Kemnitz. Annual New Song Concert. Carol Lee Hopkins opening. 8 PM. $4. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 8 AM. LINNEMAN’S: Salt Creek, Cornmeal. MAC’S RED EYE: Stereotheory. 9:30 PM. MAD PLANET: The Raveonettes, Bamm Bamm, Glassy. 21+. $10 advance tickets at Atomic Records or www.musictoday.com. 10 PM. Milwaukee public library: Spring Cleaning Used Book Sale. First floor meeting room. 9 AM-2 PM. ONOPA BREWERY: Recycled Future. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 5-9:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Aligned Vinyassa with Annie Melchior. 12-1:30 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Science Saturday: Drop in. Free. Animal Feeding: 1 PM. Free. 9th Annual River Clean-Up. Riverside Park. 9 AM-12 PM. Reptile Ramble. 2:30-4 PM. $5/$3 members. 25 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Night with Daryl Harris. 6-11 PM. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Eric Blowtorch. 8 PM.$3. RootSunday with Cousin Carl. 10 PM. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Acoustic/ Spoken word Open Stage. $2.50. 7 PM. EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS: Weekly Meeting. St. Mary of Czestochowa Church. For info call Jeff at 372-8085. 6 PM. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. LINNEMAN’S: Royce Hall and Keedy. MAD PLANET: Against Me!, Planes Mistaken for Stars, No Choice, Fuel the Fire. All ages. Advance tickets at Atomic Records or www.musictoday.com. 5 PM. 26 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. The foundation: The Soul Hole with DJs Flavor Dav and Little Rock. 10 PM to close. LINNEMAN’S: Amy Rohan. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. 27 TUESDAY ART BAR: Live music with Tommy Young Jazz. 8-11 PM. $2. CIRCLE A: Jook Savages Along the Milwaukee Juke Box Challenge. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Drop-in center. 223-3220. 4:30 -9 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 1 with Peggy Hong. 6 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Burdock Brigade. 9 AM. WALDORF INFORMATION EVENING: Prospective parents can learn about Waldorf Education at the Tamarack Community School. Pre-register. 277-0009. 7 PM. Free. 28 WEDNESDAY CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM: Classic Movies in a Classic Mansion. “Dames.” $5 Adults/$3 Seniors & students/Free to members. 7-10 PM. CIRCLE A: Freeform with Baseck and Red Shift. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Creative Playground: For ages 7-10. 2:30-6 PM. GREAT LAKE ZEN CENTER: Regular Practice. 7:30 PM. GREEN DRAGON CAFE: Balata refugee camp multimedia installation, including video, sounds, graffiti stencils, photos, embroidery, children’s drawings. 7 PM. Talk and video. LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage with Shaun Milella. PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Men’s Group. 223-3220. 5:30-8:30 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Intro to Yoga class with Peggy Hong. 9 AM. Kids Yoga, ages 8-12. 4-5:15 PM. Through March 10. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Walks with Ken. 9:30 AM. 29 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 8 PM. CIRCLE A: Fifth Thursday Warlock Challenge. COA: Adult Basic Education/GED: Call Wendy Green at 263-8383, ext. 105 to enroll. 8:30-2 PM. Free. Family Drop-In: 9:30-11:30 AM. Computer Lab: 10:30-11:30 AM. Creative Playground for ages 7-10: 2:30-6 PM. Teen Leadership Council: 4:30-5:30 PM. Basic Computer Skills for Adults: Call Tom Jacobs at 263-8383, ext. 139 to enroll. 6:30-8:30 PM. Free. The foundation: The Go Go Train with DJs Fur Hat, Flavor Dav, and Li’l Pow Wow. 10 PM to close. GREEN DRAGON CAFE: Balata refugee camp multimedia installation, including video, sounds, graffiti stencils, photos, embroidery, children’s drawings. 7 PM talk and video. LINNEMAN’S: Old Man Oak (with John Williams of Exit). PROJECT Q: LGBT Community Center. Young Women’s Night. 223-3220. 5-8 PM. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Level 2 with Peggy Hong. 8:45 AM. Level 1 with Annie Melchior. 6 PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Early Morning Birdwalks. 8 AM. Free. WALDORF CLASSROOM OBSERVATION: Prospective parents can observe classrooms in action. Pre-register. 277-0009. 9-11 AM. Free. 30 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Loose Gravel with Chris Head. CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ M.O.T.O. 8 PM. $5. Rockin’ A Friday with Wanda Chrome & the Leather DJs. 10 PM. COA: Creative Playground for ages 7-10. 2:30-6 PM. THE COFFEEHOUSE: Solo acoustic performance with Melaniejane. 8 PM. $4. LINNEMAN’S: Sam Llamas of the BoDeans. MAC’S RED EYE: Geoff Lan