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This Weekend in Riverwest

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 DEMONSTRATION AGAINST BUSH AGENDA, NOON-1:30PM South of I-94’s 84th St. Exit, across from State Fair Park Entrance, at 84th & Schlinger St. in West Allis. More info: George Martin, Peace Action, 964-5158. THE BISTRO AT ONOPA, Center & Fratney Friday Fish Fry at The Bistro. LAKEFRONT BREWERY PALM GARDEN, Commerce St. Friday Fish Fry w/The Brewhaus Polka Kings at 6PM. 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. MIRAMAR THEATRE, Oakland & Locust, 8PM Todd Robbins’ “Carnival Knowledge”. One of America’s greatest living sideshow performers. A high-risk, stunningly skillful show. For tickets, call 967-0302. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Spade Cooley, 8PM, $3. “Rockin’ A Friday” w/Chuk Le Fuk & PP D-Caca, 10PM. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM Scott Hlavenka, $5. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM 1881. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth Retro Dance Party, 21+, secure parking. ONOPA, Center & Fratney Top Floor Presents: Twan Mack, Adi & PopLife of Growing Nation, Rock 316. Poetry by Moohib Dyers. ============================ SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 ============================ HELP OUT AT THE RIC HOUSE, 2543 N. HOLTON, 8AM-3PM Now is a great time to earn shares in RIC. This Saturday and next 3 Saturdays, interested investors can earn shares in RIC by working on the house. Help needed to get ready for contractors. NEEDED: 1) Trench Diggers; 2) Light Carpentry – remove back door & kitchen windows and replace w/appropriate framing; 3) Grunt workers – remove plaster & move items to dumpster. ALSO NEEDED: loaned pick axes & shovels. Come anytime, but stay for at least 2 hours. MORE INFO OR IF YOU HAVE TOOLS TO LOAN: Jim Klisch at 403-0480 or RUMMAGE, 9AM-5PM Multi-family rummage sale at 3304 N. Humboldt Blvd. EAST SIDE MARKET, Beans & Barley Parking Lot, 10AM-2PM Seniors Day! FREE blood pressure screenings from Columbia St. Mary’s. All growers accept Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program vouchers. Music by Ferdinand 11AM-1PM. 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. Cafe Brucke is a new venture started by Riverwesters Christine Lorch & Jerry Patzwald. Hours: TUE-SAT 4PM-CLOSE. 414-287-2053, MIRAMAR THEATRE, Oakland & Locust, 3PM & 8PM Todd Robbins’ “Carnival Knowledge”. One of America’s greatest living sideshow performers. A high-risk, stunningly skillful show. For tickets, call 967-0302. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clarke, 9PM John Sieger w/Richard Pinney, $5. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil, 10PM Krautzeit! LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil, 10PM The Probers. MAD PLANET, Center & Booth, 10PM Vega Star, The Saltshakers CD release, Lesser Birds of Paradise, 21+, secure parking. ONOPA, Center & Fratney, 10PM Tracy Ellington w/Lunaversol9, Kerse-One, Why-B & Joe Blow. =========================== SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 =========================== RUMMAGE, 9AM-1PM Multi-family rummage sale at 3304 N. Humboldt Blvd. ROOTS RESTAURANT, 1818 N. Hubbard, 10AM-2PM Sunday brunch, every Sunday. GARDENERS MARKET, Locust & Bremen, 11AM-4PM Music by Dreamland Faces, Noon-3PM. Mini-fair w/changing variety of jewelry, clothing & crafts by local Riverwesters. Abundance of homegrown produce (some organic), fresh flowers, herbs, & more. WIC accepted. Make the Market a Sunday tradition thru October 31! MIRAMAR THEATRE, Oakland & Locust, 3PM Todd Robbins’ “Carnival Knowledge”. One of America’s greatest living sideshow performers. A high-risk, stunningly skillful show. For tickets, call 967-0302. ART BAR, Burleigh & Fratney, 6-11PM Open Canvas Night w/. CIRCLE A, Chambers & Weil “Alive at 8” w/Avalon, $2, 8PM. RootSunday w/Mildew, 10PM. LINNEMAN’S, Locust & Weil Uptown Savages w/Rockin Billy & his Wild Coyotes. ====================================================== UPCOMING WEEKEND EVENTS ====================================================== =========================== FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 =========================== RUMMAGE, THREE HOLY WOMEN PARISH, 10AM-5PM Fall Rummage Sale at St. Rita’s Church basement, 1601 N. Cass (& Pleasant). “PARTY WITH THE ARTS”, MITCHELL PARK DOMES, 6-9:30PM, 524 S. Layton Avenue Milwaukee Public Theatre celebrates 30 years of original outreach performances and workshops in the visual, performing & healing arts with stilt walkers, puppeteers, musicians, dancers, actors & visual artists Storytellers from African & Hispanic traditions will perform in the Rain Forest Dome, while musicians and improvisational comedians regale adults and children in the Desert Dome. The Show Dome, featuring the French “Garden in Provence”, will be the site for mimes, dancers & musicians. Craft artists & face painters stationed outside each dome will invite guests to make paper flowers and decorate their faces. On the lawn, drummers & jugglers will conduct free workshops for anyone who wants to participate. A special awards ceremony will honor sponsors, after which birthday cake & beverages will be served. A cash bar and food from many cultures will be available for sampling or purchase. $30 advance reservation/donation includes membership to Friends of MPT & 4 tickets. Single tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids, seniors & disabled. More info: Milwaukee Public Theatre, 414-347-1685. =========================== SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 =========================== RUMMAGE, THREE HOLY WOMEN PARISH, 9AM-1PM Fall Rummage Sale at St. Rita’s Church basement, 1601 N. Cass (& Pleasant). 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. *** 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.