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May 2005

1 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Artist Nick Starnshak 6PM BREMEN CAFE: Strange Sounds Sunday experimental music 8:30PM $2 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Teas Dave $2 8 PM. Root Sunday w/Kiki’s Modern Jazz 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Robert G. ONOPA: The Mosquitos 10PM $10 at door UWM UNION THEATER: Last Life in the Universe. 7PM. $4/$5 VILLA TERRACE: Cafe Sopra Mare: Tre Stagioni. 10AM-PM. 2 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 9PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Ian Duerr Trio (live Jazz) 7-10PM LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday 7:30PM. Sigmund Snopek 10PM SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Elizabeth Berg. The Year of Pleasures. 7PM UWM UNION THEATER: Sisters of the Screen: African Women in the Cinema. 7PM. Free 3 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Matt Hendricks 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Savage JookBox Challenge CLUB TIMBUKTU: Soul Art Open Mic Poetry 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Keith Pulvermacher. SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Joseph Kanon. Alibi. 7PM SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Susan Simensky Bietila. Wobblies! Slide presentation. 7PM UPTOWNER: “No Requests” Kid Kut Up & Saul. Free UWM UNION THEATER: Tokyo Story. 7PM. Free 4 WEDNESDAY Art Bar: MARN Happy Hour. Blond on Blond 8PM Bremen Cafe: Midweek Mountain Music. 9:30PM Colin O’Brien, Mike Meuller 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Freeform Wednesday w/ Flavor Dav LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic open stage. Feature Erock & Friends 9:30PM MOSAIC: Rising Tides open mic poetry slam 9PM SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Marjane Satrapi. Embroideries. 7PM UWM PECK SCHOOL OF THE ARTS RECITAL HALL: Recital: Soprano Tanya Kruse. 7:30PM $16/$9 UWM UNION THEATER: The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice. 7PM. $4/$5 VILLA TERRACE: Opening Reception. Precious in Nature: Jewelry by Gallen Benson. 5:30-8:30PM. Gallery Talk. 7PM Woodland Pattern: Healthy Living Healthy Writing. Writing for 3rd graders. Kiki Anderson. 3:30-5PM 5 THURSDAY ART BAR: The Big Gay “Cinco de Mayo” Party. DJ John Alan BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic 9PM CIRCLE A: Warlock The JookBot CLUB TIMBUKTU: African Music Night 9PM LINNEMAN’S: 7 on 6 UWM UNION THEATER: Equinox Flower. 7PM. $4/$5 WOODLAND PATTERN: Teen Zine. Class for teens. Lindsay Hayden. 3:30-5PM 6 FRIDAY ART BAR: Sintha-Size it. DJ’s Mike Kasun & John Alan BREMEN CAFE: Thea Hopkins w/Fred & Ethel 9:30PM $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8 w/Boss Hoss $4 8PM. Rockin’ -A Friday w/ Lemonie Fresh Au Go-Go. 10 PM. CLUB TIMBUKTU: Brazilian Dance Party. DJ’s Marcus Garvey & D. Soto 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Western Starlanders, Hoyle Brothers MOSAIC: Tracy Beck 9-11PM. Jon Wade & Friends Jazz 11-1AM. No cover. MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: First Fridays: Cinco de Mayo. Punto De Vista. 5:30-8:30 PM. $15/$10 ONOPA: The Sights, Wolfbite, The Danger: UWM UNION THEATER: I Was Born, But… W/ live music. 7PM. $4/$5. Good Morning. 9PM $4/$5 WOODLAND PATTERN: Music from Almost Yesterday International Improv Festival. 7PM. Free. 7 SATURDAY BREMEN CAFE: Joey Zacher. 9:30 PM $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Spade Cooley 8PM. PsychePhonic Psaturdays w/Shock & Awe 10 PM. CLUB TIMBUKTU: Iberian Spanish Dancers, Flamenco Show $5 7:30-8:30PM FUNTUP FILM & ART FESTIVAL: Turner Hall. Film screening begins 6PM LINNEMAN’S: Uptown Savages MOSAIC: Cellist Janet Schiff 9-11PM. No cover. MAD PLANET: The Tossers, Political Disorder, the .45s, one more TBA. All ages. 5PM $8 MAD PLANET LATE SHOW: The Tossers, Doomsday Cauldron, one more TBA. 21/over. 10PM $8 ONOPA: Wobblyhead Soundsystem w/ Old Man Malcolm, Lunaversal9, Magic Arrows, Signaldrift. UWM UNION THEATER: I Flunked, But… W/ live music. Preceded by A Straightforward Boy. 5PM. $4/$5. Early Spring. 7PM. $4/$5 An Inn In Tokyo. 9:30PM. Free PECK SCHOOL OF THE ARTS RECITAL HALL: International Improv Festival. 7:30PM. Free. Woodland Pattern: The Master (Pieces). Laura Mullen workshop. 10AM-Noon. Reading: 7PM 8 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Artist: Bob Bornstein 6PM BREMEN CAFE: Strange Sounds Sunday experimental music 8:30PM $2 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Rachel Raven Lily Sophia 8PM. Root Sunday w/Sextor’s Cavalcade of hits 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Second Sunday Drum Jam, bring drum or provided. Singers & dancers welcome 3-6 PM. Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Robert G. 9PM MAD PLANET: Nehemia, Too Pure to Die, With Dead Hands Rising, Paria. All ages. 5PM. $8 UWM UNION THEATER: That Night’s Wife w/ live music. Woman of Tokyo. 5PM. $4/$5. Late Spring. 7PM $5/$4 9 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 9PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Ian Duerr Trio (live Jazz) 7-10PM LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday. 7:30PM. Melanie Jane 10PM 10 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Women Take Back the Mic: Chick Singer Night Auditions 8PM CIRCLE A: Jook Savagery JukeBox Challenge CLUB TIMBUKTU: Soul Art Open Mic Poetry 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Joey Carini & Pals SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Kate Whouley, Cottage for Sale, Must be Moved. 7PM 11 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Beautiful Pollution 9PM BREMEN CAFE: Celtic & World: 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Freeform Wednesday w/ Magnum, D.J. & HighBall LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic open stage 9:30PM MOSAIC: Rising Tides open mic poetry slam 9PM RNA Meeting-Johnson controls site: Gordon Park Pavilion, 2828 N. Humboldt Blvd. 7 PM. UWM UNION THEATER:Tokyo Chorus W/ live music. 7PM. $4/$5. WOODLAND PATTERN: Healthy Living Healthy Writing. Kiki Anderson. 3:30-5PM 12 THURSDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic 9:30PM. CIRCLE A: “Roll-Yer-Own” Classic LP Sides CLUB TIMBUKTU: African Music 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic show case w/ Amy Rohan, Guy Fiorentine, Mike Grubar MAD PLANET: The Ravonettes, Autolus, The Peels. 21/0ver. 10PM. $12 adv. at Atomic Records. $14 day of show. ONOPA: Antena (Factory Records/Capsoul), Lights Out Asia, DJ Rob Sevier. UWM UNION THEATER: An Autumn Afternoon. 7PM. $4/$5. SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Linda Greenhouse. Becoming Justice Blackman. 7PM WOODLAND PATTERN: Teen Zine. Lindsay Hayden. 3:30-5PM 13 FRIDAY ART BAR: KineticKat DJ Alex BREMEN CAFE: The Eventuals & Patsy O’Brian W/ Down With Cicero 9:30PM. $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Alchemy $4 8PM. Rockin’ -A Friday w/ Dj Schlmeil10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Brazilian Dance Party. DJ’s Marcus Garvey & D. Soto 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Fat Man Rooney UWM UNION THEATER: UWM Student Film & Video Festival. 7PM. $4/$5 SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Nichole Krauss. The History of Love. 8PM 14 SATURDAY BREMEN CAFE: Heidi & Llysa Spencer 9:30PM. $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Mahogany Throttle $4 8PM. Psychephonic Psaturday w/ Mildew 10PM CLINTON ROSE CENTER: Spring concert. Gospel music by area choirs 1-4PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Oumar Sagna CD release Party. Dancers and drummers from Senegal playing music from all of Africa $3 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Delmar UPROC: “Verbal Kombat” Emcee Battle hosted by DJ Stretch & Gorilla Promo. All ages. 2PM. $3 UWM UNION THEATER: UWM Senior Film & Video Screening. 7PM. $4/$5 15 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Artist Jaybird Sterling 6PM. BREMEN CAFE: Strange Sounds Sunday 8:30PM $2 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/Avalon 3+1 8PM. RootSunday w/Spike’s Doowop Shop 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Robert G. WOODLAND PATTERN: Poetry in the Classroom. Kelly O’Keefe & Kerry Thomas. 1-4PM. Free to MPS Teachers. 16 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 9 PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Ian Duerr Trio (live Jazz) 7-10PM LINNEMAN’S Poets Monday 7:30PM. Sigmund Snopek 10PM SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Scott Simon. Pretty Birds. 7PM 17 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Matt Hendricks 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Savage Jookery JukeBox Challenge CLUB TIMBUKTU: Soul Art Open Mic Poetry 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic open stage. Feature Peter Hoeffel 9:30PM ONOPA: Sunday Sinners, TBA 18 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Greg Herriges 9 PM. BREMEN CAFE: Mid-week Mountain Music with Colin O’Brien & Mike Mueller 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Freeform Wed. w/ Rex Tromp MOSAIC: Rising Tides open mic poetry slam 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic open stage. Feature 9:30 PM. SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Kevin Boyle. Arc of Justice. 7PM WOODLAND PATTERN: Healthy Living Healthy Writing. Kiki Anderson. 3:30-5PM 19 THURSDAY ART BAR: Wisconsin Pride Idol Contest 9PM BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 9PM CIRCLE A: JookBot Warlock CLUB TIMBUKTU: Malcolm X Tribute/ Birthday celebration W/ Video, discussion, open mic, poets & performers 6PM. African Music Night 9PM LINNEMAN’S: The Hip Replacements WOODLAND PATTERN: Teen Zine. Lindsay Hayden. 3:30-5PM 20 FRIDAY BREMEN CAFE: Joni Laurence Rachel Garlin 9:30PM $5 CIRCLE A: Alive At 8 w/The Brian Burghardt Band $4 8PM. Rockin’a Friday w/ let’s Rock w/ Jonny Z 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Brazilian Dance Party. DJ’s Marcus Garvey & D. Soto 9PM ONOPA: Stereo Total (Kill Rock Start), Les Georges Leningrad (Alien 8), Hawnay Troof, John bts.wrking YMCA SAFE SUMMER: Pledge Signing Block Party. Holton Youth Center. 4-7PM Woodland Pattern: Redline Reading Series. Ariana Hamidi & David Laskowski. 7PM 21 SATURDAY BREMEN CAFE: Trevor Mihalski & Daryl Muma 9:30PM $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Tantrums $4 8PM. PsychePhonic Psaturdays w/ WMSE’s BeatsWorking & Space Age Old School 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Dancehall Reggae W/ DJ Daudi LINNEMAN’S: The Nelsonics ONOPA: “Unite” Various artists & poets TBA. 21+ $5 MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Mag-nificent Performing Strings 1PM Free. 22 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Artist Tanya Koback & Kaleah 6PM BREMEN CAFE: Strange Sounds Sunday experimental music 8:30PM $2 CENTENNIAL HALL: A Silver Dish and The Old System by Saul Bellow. Readers’ Theater. 2PM. Tickets $3 available 1PM CIRCLE A: CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Edgar Allen Cash 8PM. RootSunday w/ Cousin Carl 10PM. CLUB TIMBUKTU: Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Robert G. ONOPA: The Gunshy (Latest Flame), Dutch Courage, Riviera 23 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic 9PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Ian Duerr Trio (live Jazz) 7-10PM LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday 7:30. Amy Rohan 10PM SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Tim Farrington. Lizzie’s War. 7PM 24 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Women Take Back the Mic. Open mic 9PM CIRCLE A: Jook Savages JukeBox Challenge CLUB TIMBUKTU: Soul Art Open Mic Poetry 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Joey Carini & Pals SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: C.J. Ribal. The Company Car. 7PM 25 WEDNESDAY ART BAR: Project I AM Independent Musicians of Milwaukee. 8PM BREMEN CAFE: Celtic & World Music Night 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Freeform Wed.: The Get Drunk MOSAIC: Rising Tides open mic poetry slam 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Acoustic Open Stage. Feature: 9:30 PM WOODLAND PATTERN: Healthy Living Healthy Writing. Kiki Anderson. 3:30-5PM 26 THURSDAY ART BAR: “Big Polka Party in the Street” Riverwest Accordion Club 7-11PM BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic 9PM CIRCLE A: “Roller-Yer-Own” Classic LP Sides CLUB TIMBUKTU: African Music 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Dorothy Scott ONOPA: The Blank-Its, Catholic Boys, TBA MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM: Film: War at a Distance. 7PM $7/$5 SCHWARTZ BOOKS DOWNER: Colleen Curran. Whores on the Hill. 7PM SCHWARTZ BOOKS SHOREWOOD: Elmore Leonard. The Hot Kid. 7PM WOODLAND PATTERN: Teen Zine. Lindsay Hayden. 3:30-5PM 27 FRIDAY ART BAR: “Freak Show” Opening Night Rebel Grrrl! DJs Chris & Milo BREMEN CAFE: Members of The Rose Tattoo 9:30PM $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ The Black Hats $4 8PM. Rockin’ A Friday W/ Hillbilly & Harmony 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Brazilian Dance Party. DJ’s Marcus Garvey & D. Soto 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Black Frog ONOPA: Couch Flambeau, Bear Claw, Volcano! RIVERWEST COMMONS: Industry Friday. DJ One L & Flick. 21+ $5 28 SATURDAY ART BAR: Reggae Party DJ amerlock BREMEN CAFE: Scott Hlavenka 9:30PM $5 CIRCLE A: “Alive at 8” w/ Rousseau $4 8PM. PsychePhonic Psaturday w/Chuk Le Fuk 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: De La Buena, CD Release Party 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Circadian : SHOREWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: Hello Dolly. 8PM $10. 29 SUNDAY ART BAR: Open Canvas Artist Tim Atwell 6PM BREMEN CAFE: Strange Sounds Sunday experimental music 8:30PM $2 CLUB TIMBUKTU: Dancehall Reggae w/ DJ Robert G. CIRCLE A: ” Phil-B-Que” Cookout 5PM. SHOREWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: Hello Dolly. 2PM $10/$6 WOODLAND PATTERN: Book Arts. Caren Heft. 1-4PM 30 MONDAY BREMEN CAFE: Open Mic. 9PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Ian Duerr Trio (live Jazz) 7-10PM LINNEMAN’S: Poets Monday 7:30 PM. SHOREWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: Hello Dolly. 8PM $10. 31 TUESDAY BREMEN CAFE: Matt Hendricks 9:30PM CIRCLE A: Poetry Night. Feature 9PM. Open Mic 8 & 10PM CLUB TIMBUKTU: Mystical Poetry Society w/ Sky Schultz 7-8PM. Soul Art Open Mic Poetry 9PM LINNEMAN’S: Keith Pulvermacher & Friends SHOREWOOD HIGH SCHOOL: Hello Dolly. 8PM $10. COMMUNITY EVENTS BIKE TO WORK WEEK: May 14-20. Info at www.bfw.org`. BREWERS HILL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: St. Marcus Church, North & Palmer. Tues. 24, 6PM CLINTON ROSE SENIOR CENTER: Mondays: Blood pressure . 10 AM. Thursdays: Blood pressure. 11 AM. Thurs 19: Orientation. 10 AM. GAENSLEN POOL FAMILY SWIM: Every Tuesday. Pool is warm and shallow, ideal for younger children. 6:45 – 8PM. Children must be accompanied by adult. Free. Caps available for $1.50.

  • Infant Swim Class: 6 mo – 2 yrs (w/parent). 5:45-6:15PM. ($20 /6 classes)
  • Tiny Tot Swim Class: 3 – 5 yrs (w/parent). 6:15-6:45 ($20/6 classes)

GREAT LAKES ZEN CENTER : Annual Fund Raising Rummage Sale. 828 E. Locust. Sat. 14, 9AM-4PM HIGHLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL: Wed. 4. Open House 3030 W. Highland Blvd. 342-1412. HUNGER TASK FORCE & LETTER CARRIERS: Food Drive. Donate food to be picked up by letter carriers KILBOURN RESERVOIR PARK COMMITTEE MEETING: COA Youth & Family Center.Tuesday May 3, 5:30 PM. MILWAUKEE BIKE COLLECTIVE: Open House. 2910 W. Clybourn. Sat. 14, 7PM MILWAUKEE ROWING CLUB: Seeking boys & girls finishing grades 8, 9 10 for rowing instruction and competition. Call 588-8580 or 704-0427. Riverwest Neighborhood Association Meeting: YMCA CDC, 604 E. Center St. Tues 10, 7 PM. RNA MEETING-Johnson controls site: Gordon Park Pavilion, 2828 N. Humboldt Blvd. Wed. 11, 7 PM. RIVERWEST HEALTH INITIATIVE MEETING: COA Youth & Family Center. Thurs 12. 5:30PM. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER: Tuesdays: Burdock Brigade 9-11AM. Get rid of invasive weeds.Wednesdays: Walks w/ Ken Riverside Park. 9 AM. Thursdays: Morning bird walks. 8AM. Saturdays: Weed Out! in Riverside Park 9-Noon. Saturdays: Science Sat. 9-4 PM. Animal Feeding. 1 PM.Burdock Brigade. 1st and 3rd Sat 9-11AM. YMCA SAFE SUMMER: Pledge Signing Block Party. Holton Youth Center. Fri. 20, 4-7PM CLASSES/WORKSHOPS BARIKA BELLYDANCE Spring Session, April 2 – May 28. 2-3:30 PM. Ages 10 and up. Call 263-8383 ext. 147 BUCKETWORKS:Bucketworks Dance Classes, March 28- May 16.

  • Mondays: Childrens Creative Dance. 2-3:30 PM.Beginning Iyengar Yoga. 7:30-8:30 PM.
  • Tuesdays: Fire Dancing 8-9:30PM.Saturdays: Dance, Theater & Percussion Improv workshop. 11:30-1 PM.
  • Thurs 26: Out or Not in the Workplace. Lesbian Alliance of Metro Milwaukee. 5:30-7PM

DANCEWORKS: Session -March 7-June 4. Ongoing reg. for classes & workshops. Beginner to advanced, children & adults. Classes in Modern, Ballet, Tap, African, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Swing, Pilates, Yoga and Stretch. Call 277-8480. BURNINGSNOW CENTER: Workshops & classes in (non) fire-spinning, costume-making, alternative/experimental arts. Sundays, 7-9PM COA YOUTH & FAMILY CENTER: HIPPY: Enroll now in COA’s Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program. HIPPY is a free, home-based school readiness program. For children ages 3-5. You will receive 30 weeks of home visits, activities and games to share with your child. For more information call Tamara, 263-8383, ext. 126. PARENTING NETWORK: offers various parenting education classes and support groups in various locations in the Greater Milwaukee area. General classes/groups are available as well as support groups for specific populations/topics – short term and ongoing. For details and to register, call our Parent Helpline at 414-671-0566. ART AMAZING: COA’s Saturday Visual Arts Program for 6-18 yr olds. Noon-2PM Free to COA members. Register on-site or call Tanya 263-8383 ext. 147. RIVERWEST YOGASHALA: Sundays: Level 1, Alex 3:30-5PM.Mondays: Level 1, Peggy 9-10:30 AM. Mondays: Level 2, Peggy 6-7:45 PM. Tuesdays: Level 1, Jason 6-7:30 PM.Wed’s: Level 1, Peggy 9-10:30 AM. Wed’s: Level 1, Jason 6-7:30 PM.Thursdays: Level 2, Peggy 9-10:45 AM.Thursdays: Level 1, Annie 6-7:30 PM. Fridays: Sundown Surya Namaskar, Annie 5:30-6:45 PM.Sun 1: Free Intermediate Class Peggy 1-2:30 PM.Sun 1: Free Intermediate Class Peggy 1-2:30 PM.Sun 15: Bolster Workshop (register by May 8) 1-2:30 PM.Sun 15: Free Beginner Class Annie 3:30-5 PM.Sun 22: Yoga Phil. Study Group, 1-2PM. NIA TECHNIQUE: Sundays 11:45 AM.-12:45 PM – Solcare (Bonnie) Fri-Sun 13-15: Dancing Through Life. $260 333-0014. TAI CHI CHUAN CENTER: Saturdays: Beginners’ classes 9-11AM. TAMARACK COMMUNITY SCHOOL: Thurs 19: Waldorf Information evening for prospective parents. 7PM. Thurs 26: Classroom observation for prospective parents. 9-11 AM. Thursdays: Waldorf Play Group. infants – 3 years old. 1:30-3:30 PM. Woodland Pattern: Wednesdays 4-25: Healthy Living Healthy Writing for 3rd graders. Kiki Anderson. 3:30-5PM Thursdays 5-26: Teen Zine, DIY publishing. Lindsay Hayden. 3:30-5PM. $55/$50 Sat 7: The Master (Pieces). Laura Mullen. 10AM-Noon. Reading at 7PM Sun 15: Poetry in the Classroom. Kelly O’Keefe & Kerry Thomas. 1-4PM. Free to MPS teachers. Fri 20: Redletter Reading Series with Ariana Hamidi & David Laskowski. 7PM. Sun 29: Book Arts. Caren Heft. 1-4PM. $50/$45