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Calendar July 2009

July 2009 1 WEDNESDAY GORDON PARK 2828 N Humboldt AWE Art for Kids Art Truck. Open ended art project; drop-in program for kids ages 4 to 14 in parks. 1-4PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Acoustic open stage. 9PM sign-up/9:30 start. No Cover. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Monarch Larvae Monitoring. 5:30PM  $4/$7 2 THURSDAY GORDON PARK 2828 N Humboldt AWE Art for Kids Art Truck. Open ended art project; drop-in program for kids ages 4 to 14 in parks. 1-4PM URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Ornithology Workshop 6:30-8PM $5/$10. Free for birding volunteers. 4 SATURDAY GORDON PARK 2828 N Humboldt Annual 4th of July Celebration. See listing, Page 4. 5 SUNDAY GARDENERS MARKET Locust & Bremen Holly Haebig & Jeff Bray 11AM- 4PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Highlonesome w/ Danny Price & the Loose Change& Har Herrar 9:30PM $5 6 MONDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Fran Slayton reading When The Whistle Blows. 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Poets Monday – 7:30PM 7 TUESDAY SKYLINE MUSIC AT KADISH PARK. Between the Reservoir and Commerce Street. SON – MYSO’s Latin Jazz Combo 5:30-8:30PM Free WWBIC 2745 MLK Small Business Discussion Groups Noon-1PM Free. 8 WEDNESDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Les Leopold reading The Looting of America: How Wall Street’s Game of Fantasy Finance Destroyed Our Jobs, Pensions, and Prosperity – and What We Can Co About It 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Acoustic open stage. 9PM sign-up/9:30 start. Feature: Paul Setser. No Cover 9 THURSDAY LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Cory Hart. 9:30PM $5 MIRAMAR/MODJESKA 2844 N Oakland The Radiators w/ Salt Creek 8PM $25 10 FRIDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Aleksander Hemon, author of Love and Obstacles: Stories and The Lazarus Project. 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Sandmen w/ Dr. Chow’s Love Medicine 9:30PM $5 URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl A Sense of Wonder: film screening. 11 SATURDAY BLIFFERT LUMBER GRAND OPENING. 1014 E Chambers Door prizes, live music by Freddy Bliffert from 2-4PM. DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water ScreenDance. 9:15PM EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET Beans & Barley Parking Lot. Adam Helt-Baldwin. Habitat for Humanity. Milwaukee Riverkeeper. LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Pessettino w/ the Blue Heels 9:30PM $5 URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Wellspring Farm Tour. 9AM-1PM Adults $7/$10. Children: $3/$5 12 SUNDAY GARDENERS MARKET Locust & Bremen Blue Valentine and the FREE MARKET RETURNS! 11AM-4PM Secret Garden Tour 1-4 pm $3 Maps & Tickets available at Market 13 MONDAY FALCON BOWL 801 E Clarke Public Meeting: Garden Park Proposals. 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Poets Monday – 7:30PM Mike Fredrickson 10PM No Cover 14 TUESDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Merry Wiesner-Hanks Distinguished Professor of History at UWM, author of The Marvelous Hairy Girs: the Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds. 7PM RIVERWEST NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION ANNUAL SUMMER POT LUCK. Gordon Park Pavilion. 2828 N Humboldt 6PM SKYLINE MUSIC AT KADISH PARK. Between the Reservoir and Commerce Street. Alex Wilson Band 5:30-8:30PM Free URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Pioneering Citizen Scientists: The Packhams. 7-8:30PM Free/$5 15 WEDNESDAY LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Acoustic open stage. 9PM sign-up/9:30 start. Feature: Keith Baierle. 9PM No Cover URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Chi-Gung. 5:30-7PM $10/$12 16 THURSDAY LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Soggy Flats w/ Union Pulse 9:30PM $5 MAD PLANET 533 E Center Grupo Fantasma 17 FRIDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Nathan Rabin, Head Writer at The Onion, author of The Big Rewind: A Memoir Brought to You by Pop Culture. (Another crazy Wisconsin boy makes good) 7PM DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water Keely Garfield Dance 7:30PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Rumbrava 9:30PM $6 MIRAMAR/MODJESKA 2844 N Oakland The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken 9PM 18 SATURDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer A. Manette Ansay, Port Washington native, author of Good Things I Wish You. 2PM DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water Keely Garfield Dance 7:30PM EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET Beans & Barley Parking Lot. Sleep Tight Too. GARFIELD AVE FEST. MLK to 7th St. Jazz, Gospel & Arts. Noon to sunset. LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Heidi Spencer w/ Elizabeth Birr & Laughing Eye, Weeping Eye. 9:30PM $5 GARDENERS MARKET Locust & Bremen Charlie Maxwell Trio 11AM- 4PM 19 SUNDAY LAKE PARK PICNIC AREA #5 The Coffee House Annual Picnic. Bring instruments, voices, food to share. Come to play music or just enjoy an afternoon with friends. Grills and charcoal available. Noon – 6PM Free. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Opening: Wet and Wild: Art by Sue Haislmeier and Jan Montgomery. 20 MONDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Mary Lloyd, author of Supercharged Retirement: Ditch the Rocking Chair, Trash the Remote and Do What You Love. 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Poets Monday – 7:30PM 21 TUESDAY SKYLINE MUSIC AT KADISH PARK. Between the Reservoir and Commerce Street. Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound 5:30-8:30PM Free URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Summer Cooking: Summer Salads. 6:30-8:30PM $30/$35 22 WEDNESDAY LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Acoustic open stage. 9PM sign-up/9:30 start. Feature: Meagan Owens. No Cover MIRAMAR/MODJESKA 2844 N Oakland Reverend Horton Heat w/ The Necromantics 8PM $25 23 THURSDAY KILBOURN PARK Promise to America – Movie Screening 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Ehson Rad 9:30PM $5 URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Darwin Lives in our Homes: Natural Selection, Insects and Our Household Ecosystem. 7-8:30PM Free/$5 24 FRIDAY LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Scott H. Biram 9:30PM $10 MILWAUKEE SHAMBHALA CENTER Teaching by renowned meditation master Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche. Through July 26. 254-0529, or milwaukee.shambhala.org RIVERWEST 24-HOUR BIKE RACE. Through July 25. Riverwest24.com 25 SATURDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer A Night of Tango – Boswell After Hours. 9-10:30PM $10 BRADY STREET FESTIVAL. Free live music 11AM – 11PM, including Fever Marlene, Code Breaker, Alex Wilson, Hot Sauce & more. Vendors – art, jewelry, cheese, wine, beer – Fashion Show at 7PM, Drag Show at 8PM. Bradyst.com BUCKETWORKS 1340 N 6th Art Not Apathy 7PM EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET Beans & Barley Parking Lot. Leon Walls FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY Public talk by meditation master Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche. 10AM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Kinetic 9:30PM $5 URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Book Club: Biomimicry by Janine Benyus. 10-11AM 26 SUNDAY GARDENERS MARKET Locust & Bremen Sigmund Snopek & Michael Woods 11AM-4PM 27 MONDAY LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Poets Monday – 7:30PM Amy Rohan – 10PM No Cover URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Sprouting Theology: The Growing Relationship Between Food and Religion. Jordon Wesley Stone, Growing Power. 7:30PM Free 28 TUESDAY SKYLINE MUSIC AT KADISH PARK. Between the Reservoir and Commerce Street. De La Buena 5:30-8:30PM Free TAMARACK WALDORF SCHOOL. 1150 E Brady Open House. 6:30-8:30PM 29 WEDNESDAY BOSWELL BOOKS 2559 N Downer Aaron Allen Schiller, baseball fan, cyclist, longboarder, cat owner and home brewer – has reportedly told some associates he “teaches philosophy” at UWM; editor of Stephen Colbert and Philosophy: I Am Philosophy (And So Can You!). With William Keith, associate professor of communicaiton at UWM, author of Democracy as Discussion: Civic Education and the American Forum Movement and The Essential Guide to Rhetoric. 7PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Acoustic open stage. 9PM sign-up/9:30 start. Feature: Jumpsuit. No Cover WWBIC 2745 MLK WWBIC Orientation. 9-10:30AM Free. 31 FRIDAY DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water Art to Art 7:30PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust The Brimleys 9:30PM No Cover MIRAMAR/MODJESKA 2844 N Oakland Within the Ruins, We Are the End, The Crimson Armada, Chrodh Mara, A Wretched Betrayal, A Silent Ascent, FMK!, Milosny, These Lights Above Us, Amygdala Hijack, Arsenal of Blasphemy, Cain & Abel, Dance Cadaverous. 3PM 1 WEDNESDAY GORDON PARK 2828 N Humboldt AWE Art for Kids Art Truck. Open ended art project; drop-in program for kids ages 4 to 14 in parks. 1-4PM LINNEMAN’S 1001 E Locust Acoustic open stage. 9PM sign-up/9:30 start. No Cover. URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl Monarch Larvae Monitoring. 5:30PM  $4/$7