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This Weekend in Riverwest

SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, 11AM-5PM DAILY, weather permitting. FRIDAY, JULY 30 ONOPA, Center & Fratney Friday Fish Fry at The Bistro, plus Later on: Faux Jean w/Trolley, The Dials & Envy Corps. LAKEFRONT BREWERY PALM GARDEN, Commerce St. Friday Fish Fry w/The Brewhaus Polka Kings at 6PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER, TOAST TO VOLUNTEERS, 7PM Event to honor volunteers who have contributed in many ways to UEC’s work. All members & volunteers from the last 15 years are cordially invited. We will have bubbly beverages & stawberries as we have a sneak peak at the New Center! UEC is located in Riverside Park. ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney, 8PM Rebel Grrrl Party w/DJ Milo. Get a Punk Makeover by The Establishment from 9PM-1AM. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Brian Burghardt Band, 8PM. “Rockin’ A Friday” w/Chris & Amanda, 10PM. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM Graham Lindsey & Ben Weaver, $5. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM eVibe w/The Ethan Keller Group. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth Retro Dance Party, 21+, secure parking. RIVERWEST COMMONS, Locust & Fratney Black Elephant w/Taste Emcees. UPTOWNER, Center & Humboldt Blues Junior. ============================ SATURDAY, JULY 31 ============================ URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER, MOVING DAY, 9AM-5PM Moving day at the Center! Help move items from the old building to the new one in Riverside Park. Vans, trucks & trailers needed to move items in storage. Many hands will lighten the load. To help out, call 964-8505 or just show up. RUMMAGE, 9AM-6PM 3320 N. Humboldt, in the garage, on E. Concordia. I’m a life time artist, sometimes crafter, collector. Cleaning out – getting ready to move across the country. Tons of items for sale – a double garage-full. Furniture, art & craft supplies, wonderful books (including Swedish weaving books), CD’s (many Narada, some jazz, Christmas, classical, misc. rock), videos, arts & craft supplies, fabrics, book cases. Great things for crafters. Rummage to be held on July 31, August 1, 7, 8. EAST SIDE MARKET, Beans & Barley Parking Lot, 10AM-2PM Farmers Market and Arts & Crafts w/music by BEAUTIFUL POLLUTION, 11AM-1PM. At NOON: FASTEN CO-OP FASHION SHOW by 15 local clothing artists & designers w/the latest in cutting-edge young fashions. Fresh produce from Plowshare Community Farm, Growing Power, Scotch Hill Farms, Red Hawk Nursery, Tony Moua, and more! Weekly drawing for “Market Dollars” – winners get $15 “Market Dollars” to spend at the Market. Weekly drawing at 11AM – must be present to win. COA 3D RHYTHM PROJECT, Kilbourn Park, 11AM-2PM “A Village Celebration” every Saturday w/FREE Workshops! African Drumming w/Master Drummer Steve “Negasi” Willis, Open Studio Dance w/Charlyn Austin, Drama w/Muhammadi Davis, Capoeira w/Steve Antonson, Arts & Crafts, Community Drum Circle, Snacks, Potluck Meal. All Ages Welcome! Family oriented. Parents must attend with children under 8 years old. All participants must register. More info: Tanya Cromartie-Twaddle, 263-8383, x147. MONDO BROTHERS MARKET & DELI, 2730 N. Humboldt (& Center) LOOK FOR COUPONS in July RW Currents, page 18. Organic & natural foods, Brunch on Saturday & Sunday starting at 10AM. Outdoor patio & parking. Hours: 7AM-8PM Monday-Friday, 10AM-5PM Saturday & Sunday. CAFe BRUCKE, 2101 N. Prospect Ave., Cafe Brucke is a new venture started by Riverwesters Christine Lorch & Jerry Patzwald. Hours: TUE-SAT 4PM-CLOSE. 414-287-2053, BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM Sigmund Snopek, $5. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil, 10PM The Danglers, 8PM. Glenn Rehse & The Brains, 10PM. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM 41 Twin w/Molitor MAD PLANET, Center & Booth, 10PM Codebreaker w/Panic, rapper Kid Millions, DJS Why-B & One-F. 21+, secure parking, ONOPA, Center & Fratney, 10PM Black Elephant CD Release. ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney DJ John Alan. RIVERWEST COMMONS, Locust & Fratney . =========================== SUNDAY, AUGUST 1 =========================== ROOTS RESTAURANT, 1818 N. Hubbard, 10AM-2PM Sunday brunch, every Sunday. GARDENERS MARKET, Locust & Bremen, 11AM-4PM Check out the unique yard art by JEFF’S GARDEN ACCENTS (see ad in RW Currents, p. 29). Live music with DIVANATION (including Holly Haebig of One Drum) in Garden Park from 12:30-3:30PM. Also changing variety of jewelry, clothing, woodcraft, pottery by local Riverwesters. Plenty of homegrown fresh flowers, produce (some organic), eggs, and more. Make the Market a Sunday tradition thru October 31. RUMMAGE, NOON-6PM 3320 N. Humboldt, in the garage, on E. Concordia. I’m a life time artist, sometimes crafter, collector. Cleaning out – getting ready to move across the country. Tons of items for sale – a double garage-full. Furniture, art & craft supplies, wonderful books (including Swedish weaving books), CD’s (many Narada, some jazz, Christmas, classical, misc. rock), videos, arts & craft supplies, fabrics, book cases. Great things for crafters. Rummage to be held on July 31, August 1, 7, 8. OPEN HOUSE SHOWING, 2684 N. Humboldt, 1-3PM New condos at Humboldt & Center. More info: 262/376-9655. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth, 5PM, ALL AGES Braid Reunion Tour and DVD release of “Killing a Camera 2004”. Also Murder By Death, Temper Temper & The Response. ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney, 6-11PM Open Canvas Night w/Emma Boyle. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/The Riverwest Aces, 8PM. RootSunday w/Sheppy’s Jass Roots, 10PM. ====================================================== UPCOMING WEEKEND EVENTS ====================================================== ============================ SATURDAY, AUGUST 7 ============================ RUMMAGE, 9AM-6PM 3320 N. Humboldt, in the garage, on E. Concordia. I’m a life time artist, sometimes crafter, collector. Cleaning out – getting ready to move across the country. Tons of items for sale – a double garage-full. Furniture, art & craft supplies, wonderful books (including Swedish weaving books), CD’s (many Narada, some jazz, Christmas, classical, misc. rock), videos, arts & craft supplies, fabrics, book cases. Great things for crafters. Rummage to be held on July 31, August 1, 7, 8. READER’S CHOICE BOOKSTORE, 1950 N. MLK DRIVE, 9AM-4PM “Milwaukee’s Black Festival of Books”, 4th annual event sponsored by ABC Academy. This year’s theme “Reading: It’s a Family Affair” features The Children’s Book Time Breakfast w/author Dr. Kenneth Cole; essay contest for grades 3-12; arts & crafts; author signings; vendor info & booths; poetry, workshops, and more. FREE and open to the public. More info: Carla Allison, 265-2003. LANTERNS FOR PEACE, PERE MARQUETTE PARK, 5PM-DUSK Bring chairs or blankets for seating. Sponsored by Peace Education Project of Peace Action. More info: 964-5158 or www.peaceactionwi.org. 5PM: Music & Family Activities w/Mama Digdown’s Brass Junction, One Drum (world music), Lantern Making, Origami, Face Painting, Japanese Jizo Banners, International Foods, Beer & Soda. 7:30PM: Program w/Special Guest Speaker Mr. Teraoka, an atomic bomb survivor. Music by Sweet Diversity & more. DUSK: Floating of Lanterns: traditional floating of Japanese Lanterns on the Milwaukee River. =========================== SUNDAY, AUGUST 8 =========================== RUMMAGE, NOON-6PM 3320 N. Humboldt, in the garage, on E. Concordia. I’m a life time artist, sometimes crafter, collector. Cleaning out – getting ready to move across the country. Tons of items for sale – a double garage-full. Furniture, art & craft supplies, wonderful books (including Swedish weaving books), CD’s (many Narada, some jazz, Christmas, classical, misc. rock), videos, arts & craft supplies, fabrics, book cases. Great things for crafters. Rummage to be held on July 31, August 1, 7, 8. FREE CONCERT, ST. MARY’S GROTTO COURTYARD, 1-3PM @ The Marian Center, 3195 S. Superior St. (just S. of Oklahoma). Featuring Riverwester Harvey Taylor’s creative mix of percussion, trumpet, and guitar with poetry with special guest Holly Haebig of One Drum. Bring a picnic lunch, blanket, chairs. Concert moves indoors if it rains. Co-sponsor VSA/WI. ================================================== RIVERWEST SUMMER EVENT SCHEDULE, 2004: ================================================== *** THRU OCTOBER 31 *** SUNDAYS – Gardeners Market, Garden Park, Locust & Bremen 11AM-4PM w/live music from NOON-3PM. *** AUGUST *** SAT 21 – Rockerbox Moto Fest, Center St. *** 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?? *** Riverwest Diversity Celebration, Kilbourn Park.