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This Weekend in RW, 08-13-04

SPLASH PAD, GORDON PARK, 11AM-5PM DAILY, weather permitting. Last day will be Sunday, August 22. FRIDAY, AUGUST 13 RIVERWEST COMMONS, Locust & Fratney, 5PM Rock Fest w/Miasma, Astais Comet, Callisto, New Society of Anarchists, Pale Grey Sky, Croszing Jesus, Realm of Glass & Liquid Steel. ONOPA, Center & Fratney Friday Fish Fry at The Bistro. Later on: 1956 (CD release), The Silence, Specific Dream. LAKEFRONT BREWERY PALM GARDEN, Commerce St. Friday Fish Fry w/The Brewhaus Polka Kings & Art Kumbalek at 6PM. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Voot Warnings (& Friday the 13th Show), 8PM. “Rockin’ A Friday” w/Schlmiel & Schlmazel, 10PM. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM Mambo Surfers w/Matt & Dan Johnston, $5. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Tyler Traband. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth Retro Dance Party, 21+, secure parking. RIVER HORSE, Center & Pierce “The Get Down” w/Super Noble Bros., Brent Goodsell & guest. ============================ SATURDAY, AUGUST 14 ============================ EAST SIDE MARKET, Beans & Barley Parking Lot, 10AM-2PM 11AM: Live Theater w/Hedwig & the Angry Inch, Chamber Theatre Production. 11:45AM: Live Music w/Duo Romantico. FASTEN CO-OP cutting edge fashions; arts & crafts; fresh produce from 6 growers. Weekly drawing at 11AM for “Market Dollars” – winners get $15 “Market Dollars” to spend at the Market – 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) 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., 7-10PM COMPLIMENTARY White Wine Sampling & Promotion featuring Matanzas Creek Chardonnay of Sonoma County, California (my brother is winemaker), Schlumberger Pinot Blanc from Alsace & Valckenberg Dry Riesling from Rheinhessen. 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 Edgar Allan Cash, $5. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil, 10PM Shock & Awe. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM The Nelsonics w/Riverwest Accordion Club. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth, 10PM TASTE EMCEES will emcee, DJ KNOTTS will DJ, ERIC BLOWTORCH & the INFLAMMABLES will throw flame, and THE FALLOUT will make you fall out in a de dance. The show costs $6 and is restricted to old folks. Workers of the world get busy one time. Thank you. 21+, secure parking. ONOPA, Center & Fratney, 10PM The Obsoletes, Teenage Bottlerocket, Bill the Welder. RIVERWEST COMMONS, Locust & Fratney The Delafields w/The Saps & The Outlaw Family Band. =========================== SUNDAY, AUGUST 15 =========================== ALL PEOPLE’S CHURCH, 2600 N. 2nd St., 10AM How can we be devoted to Christ and the Bible while affirming and blessing gay and lesbian persons in our Christian community? This is the topic we will discuss Sunday, August 8 & 15. Please invite persons who sincerely wonder about this core value of our church. ROOTS RESTAURANT, 1818 N. Hubbard, 10AM-2PM Sunday brunch, every Sunday. GARDENERS MARKET, Locust & Bremen, 11AM-4PM Fresh air CHAIR MASSAGE in the Park. Mini-fair w/changing variety of jewelry, clothing, woodcraft, pottery wares & more by local Riverwesters. Music by SIGMUND SNOPEK III in Garden Park from Noon-3PM. Abundance of homegrown produce (some organic), fresh flowers & herbs, eggs, and more. Make the Market a Sunday tradition thru October 31! ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney, 6-11PM Open Canvas Night w/Datie Blochowiak. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Elf Lettuce, 8PM. RootSunday w/Kiki’s Modern Jazz, 10PM. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM Tim Goss & Friends, no cover. UPTOWNER, Center & Humboldt Jack Grassel, Kirk Tatnall & Mike Murphy. ====================================================== UPCOMING WEEKEND EVENTS ====================================================== =========================== SATURDAY, AUGUST 21 =========================== ROCKERBOX MOTO FEST ON CENTER ST., NOON-8:30PM Street Party for all types of cycles from cafe racers to choppers. Includes Bike Show, Swap Meet, food, beer, and Bands All Day. Sponsored by Fuel Cafe, River Horse, Onopa & Mad Planet. Drive-in motorcycle parking. FREE admission. =========================== SUNDAY, AUGUST 22 =========================== 9th ANNUAL RW RAINBOW ASSOCIATION PICNIC, KERN PARK (Humboldt & Keefe), PICNIC AREA #5, 2-6PM For the LGBTQI community & our stunning allies. Softball, Volleyball, Badminton, Croquet, Frisbee, Bocce ball and more! Soda and two grills will be provided. Please bring a dish to pass; BYOB, bring meat or vegetarian alternative to grill. More info, call 414-562-2344, or e-mail ============================= FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 ============================= BOOK RELEASE PARTY, Woodland Pattern, 7PM PEACE SIGNS: THE ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT ILLUSTRATED w/editors Nicolas Lampert & Brandon Bauer. PEACE SIGNS is the ultimate collection of posters & graphics in opposition to the war in Iraq in 2003. Uncensored, political, and thought provoking, the book contains over 200 full color posters from artists and designers from over 22 countries worldwide. The poster collection documents the creative side of activism and voices the global dissatisfaction with the war. FREE and open to the public. Woodland Pattern, 720 E. Locust, 263-5001. =========================== SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 =========================== SS. PETER & PAUL BLOCK PARTY, 2-10PM Peace Begins in the Neighborhood; corner of Murray & Bradford. Grilled brats, hot dogs, burgers & chicken breast; Sprecher products. Music by JOHN THE CONQUEROO. Silent Auction for Packers & Brewers tickets, gift certificates to area restaurants, gift baskets, T-shirts, art work, & more. Murray’s Market with candles, soaps, jewelry, Alterra coffee & home made baked goods. Children’s Area. Games of chance & strolling vendors will also be on hand. Plenty of parking at Murray Open Pantry. Rain or Shine. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF POETRY READING, 2PM Woodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E. Locust St., 263-5001 Join us at a reading in response to Poetry Against the War’s international call to remember the victims of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, but also the victims in the over-throwing of the Allende government in Chile, the lives lost in the Attica prison riots, and other tragic events that happened on a September 11th in their respective years. FEATURING: Dave Baptiste Chirot, Daisy Cubias, Bob Harrison, Peggy Hong, Louisa Loveridge-Gallas, Jennifer Montgomery, Zach Pieper, Jeff Poniewaz, Suzanne Rosenblatt, Harvey Taylor, Dustin Williamson, and more. FREE and open to the public. http://www.woodlandpattern.org/gallery/9_11_reading.shtml ================================================== 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. SUN 29 – FREE Ice Cream Social at Gardeners Market w/Ald. Mike D’Amato and music by Cafe du Monde. *** 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.