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October 2008 1 WEDNESDAY      Arts Center Lecture Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ART: ARTISTS NOW! GUEST LECTURE SERIES-PAUL McMULLAN: BENEATH THE SURFACE: THE CERAMIC ART OF PAUL McMULLAN. 7pm. Free.  Paul McMullan investigates the making of his current ceramic sculptures and his twenty years of art making, “a journey that has included experimentation, risk-taking and continuous change.” Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Steve Hollerup 9pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Acoustic Open Stage 9pm   Feature: Nicholas J. Boyes       2 THURSDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL: STEVE NELSON-RANEY & GUESTS 7:30pm Free  Pianist Steve Nelson-Raney’s recital will feature collaborations with his two guests, poet John Koethe and drummer Terry Smirl. In the first half, Koethe will read a selection of his poems with Nelson-Raney’s piano improvisations as a commentary and backdrop. In the second half, Smirl will join Nelson-Raney in extended free jazz conversations between drums and piano. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave Bassnectar, w/Dark Party, Heatbox 9pm $15   Stonefly 735 E. Center St. The Celebrated Working Man + A Decent Animal + Sybris          3 FRIDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. FILM: COMMUNITY MEDIA PROJECT’S AFRICA BEYOND SERIES Multiple Showings Free  www.communitymediaproject.blogspot.com for more information UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. “The Golden Age of Fish” Kevin Jerome Everson 7pm   Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd UWM WIND ENSEMBLE & SYMPHONY BAND  7:30pm $10 General/$7 Students The Symphony Band, under the direction of Scott A. Jones, performs works by Mennin (Canzona), Bolcom (Song) and Cichy’s Divertimento for Band. The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Scott R. Corley, plays Krommer’s Octet-Partita, op. 67 (II. Adagio  IV. Allegro), Holst’s First Suite in E-flat and Mackey’s Redline Tango. All the brass perform Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man. Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UNRULY MUSIC: MiLO: The Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra   7:30pm Free  MiLO, the Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra, presents a concert of improvisations and new compositions by group members. Surround sound, wireless networking, video projections, and electroacoustic music fuse into a dynamic evening at the cutting edge of music and technology. Stonefly 735 E. Center St. D.Ellzey + Cigarette Break    Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Lvnmuziq and Lizzy Piccallo 9pm   COA Youth & Family Center 909 E. Garfield COA OPEN HOUSE 4:30-7pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Bob Parduhn 9:30pm $6   “Lost in the Times” CD Release W/Salt Creek       4 SATURDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. FILM: COMMUNITY MEDIA PROJECT’S AFRICA BEYOND SERIES Multiple Showings Free  www.communitymediaproject.blogspot.com for more information Kenilworth Square East  1952 E. Kenilworth Pl. Kevin Jerome Everson, Charles Burnett and Iverson White gather for a panel discussion. An installation of experimental short documentaries by Kevin Jerome Everson will be on view.  2pm   UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Charles Burnett screens his latest film, Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation 6pm $10 General/$7 Students Shank Hall 1434 N. Farwell Ave. The Uptown Savages/ The Invaders    Stonefly 735 E. Center St. The Band of Annuals + Farms in Trouble + Hearts of Stone      Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Artist Party 7pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Tower Aveneue Band W/ Angie Said Red 9:30pm         5 SUNDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. FILM: COMMUNITY MEDIA PROJECT’S AFRICA BEYOND SERIES Multiple Showings Free  www.communitymediaproject.blogspot.com for more information UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Faculty member Iverson White premieres his new short, Self-Determination.. The restored print of Charles Burnett’s Killer of Sheep follows 3pm   Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Open Canvas Artist–Gloria Frankowski 6pm   G90 of Sabin Hall 3413 N. Downer Ave.  UWM hosts talk on floods of ancient Rome    MILWAUKEE – The ancient Romans had just as much trouble with flooding as we do today.       6 MONDAY      The Miramar Theatre 2844 N Oakland Ave *IMPERATIVE REACTION (US), S.I.T.D. (Germany), AESTHETIC PERFECTION (US) 8pm Tickets: $15 advance $18 day of show Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Poets Monday 9pm   Feature: Katie 9pm / Sigmund Snopek 10pm       8 WEDNESDAY      Arts Center Lecture Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ART: ARTISTS NOW! GUEST LECTURE SERIES-NICK CAVE: ADORNMENT AMPLIFIED 7pm Free  Visual/performance artist Nick Cave will address the development and production of his work. He will cover the territory from sculpture, installation and performance to his relationship with fashion.  Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Tony Memmel 9pm   Capitol Library        3969 N. 74th Street   Are You An Entrepreneur?        6pm Free  Thinking About Starting a Business?  Decide if entrepreneurship is right for you. Participants will evaluate their skills and readiness for business ownership and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of starting a business. Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Acoustic Open Stage 9pm   Feature: James Dahmann       9 THURSDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UNRULY MUSIC: MONIQUE BUZZARTÉ 7:30pm Free  Unruly Music and the UWM Center for 21st Century Studies present a lecture/recital by Monique Buzzarté, who will perform music for trombone and live electronics, and discuss the process and experience of improvisation.Trombonist/composer Monique Buzzarté is an avid proponent of contemporary music; her long history of supporting the creation of new works was recently recognized by Meet the Composer, who selected her for their “Soloist Champions” program.  She has commissioned and premiered many new pieces in addition to composing her own solo, chamber, and electronic works for a variety of forces.  Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave Trapper Schoepp Band, Pezzettino, Roses, Chris Koza 7:30pm $5   Stonefly 735 E. Center St. The Delta Routine, Rodney Parker and the 50 Peso Reward , Guido’s Racecar     Tri-City National Bank 6767 W. Greenfield Avenue, 2nd Floor Top Notch Customer Service 6pm $25   Finding & keeping quality customers is key to any growing business.  However, being simply “good” isn’t enough anymore with today’s educated customers.  This interactive workshop will offer creative and cost-effective ways for you to increase your sales, manage your sales efforts, help get your employees “on board,” and fine-tune your customer service programs. WWBIC-Milwaukee    2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Improve Your Personal Finances 6pm Free  Better personal money management skills can help business owner’s understand & improve their business finances.  In this workshop, you’ll learn tips for understanding credit, repairing credit, and the importance of budgeting. Experts in money management and credit repair will be available to lend their suggestions and answer questions.        10 FRIDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC: CONVOCATION  12-12:50pm Free  The Music Department gathers for its weekly convocation, this week featuring the Philharmonia Baroque Players through a partnership with Early Music Now. Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd UWM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 7:30pm $10 General/$7 Students The UWM Symphony Orchestra launches its 25th season under the direction of conductor Margery Deutsch with a concert featuring guest soprano Tanya Kruse Ruck. The program includes Kabalevsky’s Colas Breugnon Overture, Four Last Songs by R. Strauss, and Dvo_ák’s Symphony No. 8. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave Bumpus 9pm $12   Stonefly 735 E. Center St. Johnny Sturgeon and the Baitmasters Decision 08    Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Elatia W/ Uncle Larry 10pm $5         11 SATURDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM FLUTE SERIES: JEFFERY ZOOK 1pm Free  The UWM Flute Series presents Jeffery Zook, piccoloist with the Detroit Symphony. His Recital will be followed by a master class at 2:30 pm. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave Trashfest 8pm   Stonefly 735 E. Center St. Maritime + The Statehood + Kid You’ll Move Mountains     Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Mike Lopez 9pm   UWM – Lubar Hall N333 2302 N. Maryland Avenue     Designing Websites & Online Strategies for your Business 10am-4pm Free  Explore the issues related to designing websites for your small business and discuss business strategies behind the use of websites.  WWBIC-Milwaukee   2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Wealth Builders Club: Building Long Wealth through Investment Clubs 10am-Noon Free  What is an “Investment Club” and why should I join one? Come to this workshop to learn how to invest in the stock market through Investment Clubs.  This wealth building strategy has three objectives: 1) to educate the learner about how to make their money work as hard as they do.  2) to learn how to build the wealth of participating individuals.  3) to foster leadership skills through managing investment clubs and club portfolios. When the class is complete, you will be able to evaluate the many clubs that exist and pick the one that is best for you.   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Rumbrava, Featuring Mrs. Fun with Anna Ruth Burmudez, an dLuis Diaz 9:30pm $6         12 SUNDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLES I & II 7:30pm Free  Middle and high school students perform under the direction of Thomas Dvorak. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave ULTIMATE CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING 6pm $10 per person Kids 12 and under are $5 “Nightmare” Main Event a Triple Threat, Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Open Canvas Artist–Craig Smallish 6pm         13 MONDAY      Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Poets Monday 7:30pm   Feature: Valerie Pogue-Mike Fredrickson       14 TUESDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. FILM: DOCUMENTARY FRONTIERS/Red Persimmons (Manzan Benigaki) * Milwaukee premiere! 7pm Free  Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC GUEST LECTURE-RECITAL: CRISTINA CAPPARELLI, PIANO 7:30pm Free  UWM’s piano area hosts Brazilian pianist Cristina Capparelli, who offers a lecture recital on modern Latin composers. (See Master Class, Oct 15.) Capparelli’s residency is supported, in part by the William F. Vilas Trust. Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. 1001 by Jason Grote 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students The politics of romance, the collision of cultures, and the persistence of emotional deception link the ancient Persian markets and palaces of Scheherazade with Manhattan in the age of electronic courtship in this contemporary retelling of One Thousand and One Nights. Directed by Rebecca Holderness. Milwaukee Gay Arts Center 703 S. 2nd. St. Alistair McCartney  7:30pm $10   Gordon Park Pavilion Humboldt & Hadley RNA MEETING    Open to all Riverwest residents       15 WEDNESDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UWM DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC GUEST MASTER CLASS: CRISTINA CAPPARELLI, PIANO 3-5pm Free  Guest Cristina Capparelli offers a piano master class followed by an informal talkback Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd UWM UNIVERSITY BAND 7:30pm $10 General/$7 Students Undergraduates from all parts of the University perform under the direction of graduate conductors Nathan Langfitt, Jake Polancich, David Shaw and Megan Sweeney. The program includes La Plante (American Riversongs), Whitacre (Sleep), Ticheli (Cajun Folk Songs I) and Zdechlik (Chorale and Shaker Dance). Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. 1002 by Jason Grote 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students PRE_PERFPRMANCE TALK-The politics of romance, the collision of cultures, and the persistence of emotional deception link the ancient Persian markets and palaces of Scheherazade with Manhattan in the age of electronic courtship in this contemporary retelling of One Thousand and One Nights. Directed by Rebecca Holderness. Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Kathleen Owen and Greg Driss 8:30pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Acoustic Open Stage 9:30pm   Feature: Katie Harder       16 THURSDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Germany in Autumn (Deutschland im Herbst) 7pm Free  Germany in Autumn is a documentary by members of the New German Cinema (which includes Heinrich Böll, Rainer Warner Fassbinder, and Alexander Kluge) as a fictionalized record of public reaction to the Red Army Faction terrorist events of September and October of 1977. Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd CHAMBER MUSIC MILWAUKEE–BEETHOVEN:POSSESSED PERSONALITY 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students UWM faculty and guests including Judit Jaimes, Margaret Butler, Gregory Flint, Todd Levy, Theodore Soluri, Stephan Kartman, Lewis Rosove and William Barnewitz play two works by Beethoven: his Quintet for piano, oboe, clarinet, horn & bassoon in E flat major, Op. 16 and his Sextet for two horns and string quartet in E flat major, Op. 81b. Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. 1003 by Jason Grote 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETED-The politics of romance, the collision of cultures, and the persistence of emotional deception link the ancient Persian markets and palaces of Scheherazade with Manhattan in the age of electronic courtship in this contemporary retelling of One Thousand and One Nights. Directed by Rebecca Holderness. Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. The Ragadors 9:30pm $5         17 FRIDAY      Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. 1004 by Jason Grote 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students The politics of romance, the collision of cultures, and the persistence of emotional deception link the ancient Persian markets and palaces of Scheherazade with Manhattan in the age of electronic courtship in this contemporary retelling of One Thousand and One Nights. Directed by Rebecca Holderness. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave Chicago Afrobeat Project 9pm $8 adv, $10 DOS Stonefly 735 E. Center St. The National Beekepers Society + Will Phalen and the Stereo Addicts + Beach Patrol and Kid Theodore   Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Art–Fear5/Live Music–Coltrane Motion 9pm   The Armoury Gallery 1718 N 1st St. 3N3 In Contour @ The Armoury Gallery 5-10pm   The Armoury Gallery is please to announce its fifth exhibition, In Contour, with an opening reception to be held Fall Gallery       18 SATURDAY      Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. 1005 by Jason Grote 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students The politics of romance, the collision of cultures, and the persistence of emotional deception link the ancient Persian markets and palaces of Scheherazade with Manhattan in the age of electronic courtship in this contemporary retelling of One Thousand and One Nights. Directed by Rebecca Holderness. Kenilworth Square East 2155 N. Prospect Ave. KENILWORTH SQUARE EAST OPEN HOUSE  10am-4pm Free  Stop in at the Kenilworth Square East Building, the Peck School’s recently renovated facility, in conjunction with Gallery Day to check out our latest creative research. Faculty, staff and graduate student studios, project rooms and temporary spaces will be open for viewing, as will the Inova/Kenilworth gallery, where the Nohl Fellowship exhibition is on display. Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–The Floating Men 8pm   Café Brucke 2101 N. Prospect Ave. OKTOBERFEST 9pm   Featuring BTO (Bolyard & Turner) Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Dr. Chow’s Love Medicine W/ Grand Disaster, High Lonesome and Joseph Elliot 9:30pm $6         19 SUNDAY      Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd UWM PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Noon $10 General/$7 Students Mainstage Theatre 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. 1006 by Jason Grote 7:30pm $15 General/$9 Students The politics of romance, the collision of cultures, and the persistence of emotional deception link the ancient Persian markets and palaces of Scheherazade with Manhattan in the age of electronic courtship in this contemporary retelling of One Thousand and One Nights. Directed by Rebecca Holderness. UWM Union Art Gallery 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. CROSSING OVER 2008 RECEPTION 5-8PM Free  The annual invitational Scholarship/Fellowship exhibition, featuring the work of graduate and undergraduate students in UWM’s Department of Visual Art. Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Open Canvas Artist–Frank Korb 6pm   Root River Parkway Whitnall Park 1st Annual Run/Walk for Peace 9am         20 MONDAY      Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave GHOST BUFFALO (Ex-planes Mistaken For Stars)    Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Poets Monday 7:30pm   Feature: David J. White/Sigmund Snopek       21 TUESDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Experimental Tuesdays/THE FILMS OF CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN: A SELECTION 7pm Free  In anticipation of media artist Carolee Schneemann’s presentation on Thursday October 23, Experimental Tuesdays will share a program of her landmark 16mm film work, daring autobiographical collages that hazard handmade interventions, dense layerings of imagery, challenges to the limits of the film frame, and other risks and pleasures of the personal.  Work to screen includes two parts of her Autobiographical Trilogy, Fuses (1965-7) and Plumb Line (1968-71) and more. Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Robert Sarzin Blake 9:30pm $5         22 WEDNESDAY      Arts Center Lecture Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL ART: ARTISTS NOW! GUEST LECTURE SERIES-FAYTHE LEVINE: Crafting Your Life: Constructing a Creative DIY Community 7pm Free  Faythe Levine, a 2007 recipient of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund Individual Artist Fellowship in the emerging category, talks about…Paul McMullan investigates the making of his current ceramic sculptures and his twenty years of art making, “a journey that has included experimentation, risk-taking and continuous change.” Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Dave Mehling 9pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Acoustic Open Stage 9:30pm   Feature: Eric Sorvari       23 THURSDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. AN EVENING WITH CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN 7pm Free  Carolee Schneemann will give a keynote presentation for the Center for 21st Century Studies’ 40th anniversary conference, Since 1968. She will discuss how the events of 1968 function as a starting point from which we can assess our current loss of community and how sexuality is being confabulated as a political diversion. She will also screen a few of her short films from the 1960s. Schneemann has been a pioneering multidisciplinary artist whose work often looks at the body, sexuality and gender. Her painting, photography, performance art and installation works have been shown at museums throughout the United States and abroad. Olympia Resort and Spa, Oconomowoc, WI UWM FOLK CENTER: STRINGALONG WEEKEND    Join the UWM Folk Center and a staff of 30 for a weekend with 75 class choices, 15 concerts, open mic, jamming and more all at a resort with pools and a spa.  Guitar, banjo, mountain & hammered dulcimer, autoharp, fiddle, mandolin, bass, singing, dancing, African drumming, harmonica, ukulele, instrument building, tin whistle, folk harp, ecology, wooden toys, digital photography, ceramics, hand bells, calligraphy and more. Faculty includes Muriel Anderson, Bill Staines, Joel Mabus, Special Consensus Bluegrass Band,  Kim Robertson, Neal Walters, Karen Mueller, Randy Sabien, Karen Ashbrook, more… Registration deadline September 15, 2008. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave “Dawn Never Comes,” Eden, Once the Sun, Humboldt, Trance Halo, Lithic, TBA 6pm   Stonefly 735 E. Center St. Random Max    WWBIC-Milwaukee   2745 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Fundamentals of Internet Marketing   6pm-8pm $25   Learn the keys to building a successful Web marketing strategy. We’ll discuss the primary ways that businesses generate qualified Website visits, focusing on search engine marketing. Also, we will review ways to improve your Website to convert more of your Web visits into leads and sales.  Whether you already have an online strategy, or if you are just getting started, you will leave with actionable information to grow your business. Washington Library 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.     Developing Your Leadership Skills 6pm-8pm Free  Learn how to effectively formulate, express, and sell your ideas to others and identify how to persuade or recruit the energies of others.  In this interactive workshop, you will discover the six dimensions of leadership, assess your current leadership skills, and learn ways to become a better leader. Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. The Eric Mire Band 9pm $5         24 FRIDAY      Olympia Resort and Spa, Oconomowoc, WI UWM FOLK CENTER: STRINGALONG WEEKEND    Join the UWM Folk Center and a staff of 30 for a weekend with 75 class choices, 15 concerts, open mic, jamming and more all at a resort with pools and a spa.  Guitar, banjo, mountain & hammered dulcimer, autoharp, fiddle, mandolin, bass, singing, dancing, African drumming, harmonica, ukulele, instrument building, tin whistle, folk harp, ecology, wooden toys, digital photography, ceramics, hand bells, calligraphy and more. Faculty includes Muriel Anderson, Bill Staines, Joel Mabus, Special Consensus Bluegrass Band,  Kim Robertson, Neal Walters, Karen Mueller, Randy Sabien, Karen Ashbrook, more… Registration deadline September 15, 2008. Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave Lotus w/Family Groove Company 9pm $15   Stonefly 735 E. Center St. Case The Joint, Nightkrawlers, Wody, DJ Peru, XL BIG free show    Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Allen Cote 9pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Brew City Bruisers Pep Rally and Fund Raiser w/ Resist Der Transistor 9:30pm $5         25 SATURDAY      Olympia Resort and Spa, Oconomowoc, WI UWM FOLK CENTER: STRINGALONG WEEKEND    Join the UWM Folk Center and a staff of 30 for a weekend with 75 class choices, 15 concerts, open mic, jamming and more all at a resort with pools and a spa.  Guitar, banjo, mountain & hammered dulcimer, autoharp, fiddle, mandolin, bass, singing, dancing, African drumming, harmonica, ukulele, instrument building, tin whistle, folk harp, ecology, wooden toys, digital photography, ceramics, hand bells, calligraphy and more. Faculty includes Muriel Anderson, Bill Staines, Joel Mabus, Special Consensus Bluegrass Band,  Kim Robertson, Neal Walters, Karen Mueller, Randy Sabien, Karen Ashbrook, more… Registration deadline September 15, 2008. Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd UWM DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC: DOUBLE REED DAY 4:30pm Free  Double reed players of all ages gather for a day of clinics and a free, informal recital that begins at 4:30 pm. Stonefly 735 E. Center St. The Alleycat BOOlesque show with special Haloween Guests Junior League Band    Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. The Form 10pm $5         26 SUNDAY      Olympia Resort and Spa, Oconomowoc, WI UWM FOLK CENTER: STRINGALONG WEEKEND    Join the UWM Folk Center and a staff of 30 for a weekend with 75 class choices, 15 concerts, open mic, jamming and more all at a resort with pools and a spa.  Guitar, banjo, mountain & hammered dulcimer, autoharp, fiddle, mandolin, bass, singing, dancing, African drumming, harmonica, ukulele, instrument building, tin whistle, folk harp, ecology, wooden toys, digital photography, ceramics, hand bells, calligraphy and more. Faculty includes Muriel Anderson, Bill Staines, Joel Mabus, Special Consensus Bluegrass Band,  Kim Robertson, Neal Walters, Karen Mueller, Randy Sabien, Karen Ashbrook, more… Registration deadline September 15, 2008. Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Open Canvas Artist–Geoff Curley 6pm         27 MONDAY      Kenilworth Square East Room 120 1952 E. Kenilworth Pl. Discussion and footage of Artist-in-residence Trey McIntyre’s latest project, “The Sun Road” 4-5:15pm Free  Mirmar Theatre 2844 N. Oakland Ave CRUXSHADOWS (US), AYRIA, I:SCINTILLA, SOMEGIRL 8pm $20   Riverside University High School 1615 E. Locust St.  Common Council Members Will Hear From Residents on Mayor’s Budget    Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Poets Monday 7:30pm   Feature: Joann Chang/Amy Rohan       28 TUESDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Vampir Cuadecuc * Milwaukee premiere! 7pm Free  Vampir Cuadecuc is a delirious reflection on the codes and conventions of the horror film through the language of structural materialist cinema. Shot on the set of Jesús Franco’s Count Dracula (1970), with a compelling soundtrack by Carles Santos, the film alternates between being a horror film—with intertextual references back to Carl Dreyer’s Vampyr (1932)—and documenting Franco’s filming. This film evinces a distinct authorial style, shaped by Portabella’s use of high-contrast photography and his blending of documentary and fiction.         29 WEDNESDAY      UWM Union Theater 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Vampir Cuadecuc * Milwaukee premiere! 7pm Free  Vampir Cuadecuc is a delirious reflection on the codes and conventions of the horror film through the language of structural materialist cinema. Shot on the set of Jesús Franco’s Count Dracula (1970), with a compelling soundtrack by Carles Santos, the film alternates between being a horror film—with intertextual references back to Carl Dreyer’s Vampyr (1932)—and documenting Franco’s filming. This film evinces a distinct authorial style, shaped by Portabella’s use of high-contrast photography and his blending of documentary and fiction.   Studio 508, Kenilworth Square 1925 E. Kenilworth Pl. Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello 7:30pm $5   As a play begins rehearsal, six unexpected people arrive to reconstruct a crucial moment in their lives. The world of the theatre and reality become hopelessly tangled in this critically acclaimed examination of what is real and what is fantasy. Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St Live Music–Milwaukee Area Songwriters Alliance 8pm   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Acoustic Open Stage 9:30pm   Feature: Chris Felton       30 THURSDAY      Peck School of the Arts Recital Hall 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd. UNRULY MUSIC: GLORIA CHENG 7:30pm $10 General/$7 Students Dynamic pianist Gloria Cheng presents a solo recital featuring works by Witold Lutoslawski, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Steven Stucky Helen Bader Concert Hall, Zelazo Center 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd UWM DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC FACULTY RECITAL: THEODORE SOLURI, BASSOON  7:30pm Free  Theodore Soluri, a faculty member at UWM and principal bassoon of both the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Santa Fe Opera, plays bassoon sonatas by Bach, Mozart, Alvin Etler and Gustav Schreck. He will be joined by pianist Jeannie Yu. (and maybe Martha Stiehl) Studio 508, Kenilworth Square 1925 E. Kenilworth Pl. Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello 7:30pm $5   As a play begins rehearsal, six unexpected people arrive to reconstruct a crucial moment in their lives. The world of the theatre and reality become hopelessly tangled in this critically acclaimed examination of what is real and what is fantasy. Inova/Kenilworth 2155 N. Prospect Ave. MARY L. NOHL FELLOWSHIPS FOR INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS: TALKS BY 2008 JURORS 6pm Free  The three jurors who will be selecting the seven recipients of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Mary L. Nohl Fund for Individual Artists Fellowships (2008)—Valerie J. Mercer, the first curator of African American art and head of the General Motors Center for African American Art at The Detroit Institute of Arts; Laurel Reuter, director and chief curator of the North Dakota Museum of Art; and Eva González-Sancho, director of the Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain – Région Bourgogne (FRAC Bourgogne) in Dijon, France–will give a public talk about their institutions and curatorial interests. More information: http://arts.uwm.edu/nohl. Stonefly 735 E. Center St. Pete Francis Of Dispatch + Keaton Simons          31 FRIDAY      Woodland Pattern Book Store 720 E. Locust St. T Tube, (or, What Came Before YouTube.) 7pm $4   Some channel surfing through experimental and DIY television, personal declarations, interventions, performance, and news-you-can-use that was disseminated not via the web but rather on television, public access mostly. The program will feature locally made broadcasts, including work from Teaspoon Communications and STEW, as well as a healthy dose of feeds from an historical elsewhere, including Toronto’s General Idea and NYC’s Jaime Davidovich (who hosted the weekly THE LIVE! SHOW as Dr. Videovich in the early 1970’s). Studio 508, Kenilworth Square 1925 E. Kenilworth Pl. Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello 7:30pm $5   As a play begins rehearsal, six unexpected people arrive to reconstruct a crucial moment in their lives. The world of the theatre and reality become hopelessly tangled in this critically acclaimed examination of what is real and what is fantasy. Stonefly 735 E. Center St. Bitch and The Exciting Conclusion + The Barettes + Girl In A Coma + Jeannie Mayotte Halloween Show   Art Bar 722 E Burleigh St $100 Pumpkin Carving Contest 6pm-12am   Linneman’s Riverwest Inn 1001 E. Locust St. Milwaukee Network for Social Change–Halloween Costume Ball and Fall Fundraiser 9:30pm $5