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January 2012

Compiled by Tess Reiss

HAPPY NEW YEAR   2012!   Ongoing Events listed first followed by date listings.

DEC 30-JAN 8 SKYLIGHT OPERA THEATRE, Broadway Theatre Center, Beyond the Ingénue: Julie Andrews, Shirley Jones, Barbara Cook 

JAN 20-29 DANCEWORKS, 1661 N Water St, Danceworks Performance Company: The Sequel!, 6PM & 8PM $15-$25 

JAN 20-MAR 3 DANCEWORKS ART GALLERY, 1661 N Water St, Tim Decker, sculpture exhibit 

JAN 7-MAY12 HISTORIC MILWAUKEE, Skywaukee Tour of downtown skywalks (historicmilwaukee.org) 

thru FEB 6 GROHMANN MUSEUM, 1000 N Broadway, Working Legacies: The Death and (After) Life of Post-Industrial Milw   

   

1 SUNDAY –  HAPPY NEW YEAR! – Polar Beer Plunge at Noon at Bradford Beach    

2 MONDAY     

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Poet’s Monday 7:30PM / TBA 9PM  

    

3 TUESDAY     

FIRST TUESDAY DRUM CIRCLE Quaker Meeting House, 3224 N Gordon Place. Bring instruments or use one provided, 7-9PM 

GAENSLEN SCHOOL 1250 E Burleigh, Food Pantry, 4:30-6:30PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Sigmund Snopek, 10PM no cover

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Acoustic Music & Spoken Word Open Mic (see ad Page 16) 7:30PM $2

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center  Hip-Hop Tuesday 10PM 

    

4 WEDNESDAY     

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH 2600 N 2nd St, Food Pantry, 1-2PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Acoustic Open Stage: Alex Wickstrom & Kyra O’Brien, 9PM Sign-up, 9:30 Start, no cover

    

5 THURSDAY     

5th DISTRICT CRIME PREVENTION MEETING 2920 N 4th St. All residents invited, 5:30PM 

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk  

    

6 FRIDAY     

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101  

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Last False Hope w/ Derrick Dunn Of .357 String Band, 9:30PM $6

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Fight Back Friday: Pay-Day celebration for Milw Teachers, 3-5PM 

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, Restorative Fridays, 5:30-7PM

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Songs of Leiber & Stoller w/ Eron Laber, The Moxie Chicks, Tom Plutshack, Food Pantry benefit, 8PM $4 & 2 cans of food

    

7 SATURDAY     

BAY VIEW BOOKS & MUSIC 2653 S Kinnickinnic, Folk-Psych Singer Abby Gurr w/ free coffee from HiFi Café, 4-5:30PM free

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Phantom Works CD release (Chic), Red Stuff  8PM / DJ Brett Allen 10PM

DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water St, DanceLAB: JUMPSTART, An Emerging Artist Showcase, 6PM & 8PM $12-$15

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Llysa Spencer CD Release w/ Roxi Beane & Allen Coté, 9PM 

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY 924 E Clarke, For residents of 53212 & 53211 zip codes, 9-11AM 

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Lyle Holthaus, ballads, 8PM $5

WOODLAND PATTERN 720 E Locust, The Not-Travel Poem workshop w/ Margaret Rozga, NOON-2PM $20-$25

    

8 SUNDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Ice Machine and Swift (Brooklyn), Larry Positive Audition 8PM / DJ Fazio 10PM

ST CASIMIR CHURCH  924 E Clarke, Organ Concert: Epiphany Splendor w/ Gary Wood, Susan Platt & Sr. Marion Etze, 4PM 

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Living Activism Night, benefit for Kathy’s House w/ Mambo Surfers, 7PM donation

    

9 MONDAY     

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Poet’s Monday 7:30PM / TBA 9PM  

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Theology On Tap w/ Pastor Steve Jerbi (All People’s Church) 7-8PM 

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, $5 Class, 9-10:30AM

    

10 TUESDAY     

GAENSLEN SCHOOL 1250 E Burleigh, Food Pantry, 4:30-6:30PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Mike Fredrickson , 10PM no cover

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Acoustic Music & Spoken Word Open Mic (see ad Page 16) 7:30PM $2

RIVERWEST ELDERS Linneman’s, 1001 E Locust, Potluck Meeting, 11:30AM 

RNA MONTHLY MEETING Wright St Resource Center, 901 E Wright, General Meeting (more info Page 3) 7PM 

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center  Hip-Hop Tuesday 10PM 

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Place Community Living Options Group-Milw (CoLOG Milw): Green Frugality, 6:30-8:30PM

    

11 WEDNESDAY     

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH 2600 N 2nd St, Food Pantry, 1-2PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Acoustic Open Stage: Overtalk, 9PM Sign-up, 9:30 Start, no cover

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Potluck (bring a dish), Trivia Night, and Riverwest Radio Meeting, 6-8PM 

     

12 THURSDAY     

4TH STREET FORUM Turner Hall, 1034 N 4th St. Milwaukee’s Economy: World-Class Potential? (see ad Page 14) NOON Free; bring your lunch

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk  

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, JT Nero & Allison Russell, 9PM $10

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Claudettes, TBA, 9PM $5

    

13 FRIDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Stereoactive 8PM / DJ Tom Wanderer & Kelly 10PM 

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101  

DOMINION GALLERY 804 E Wright, Black Cat Gala, Favorite Superstitions w/ Artists Sukey Pett & Patrick Glassel, 7PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Lack Of Reason CD Release, 9:30PM $6

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Venice Gas House Trolley, Metabaque, 9PM $5

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, Restorative Fridays, 5:30-7PM

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Acoustic Music / Spoken Word Open Stage (see ad Page 17) 8PM $3.50.

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, Odyssey Under the Stars w/ performance & music, 7-8PM $2

WISC CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC 1584 N Prospect, Jazz Jam Session, adults & teens welcome; sign up 6:30-7PM; play 7-9PM, free

    

14 SATURDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Sullen Riot (WI Rapids)  8PM / DJ  Mildew-Jays 10PM 

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, The Atommix w/ JD Rankin, DJ Ras Dean, 9PM 

FALCON BOWL 801 E Clarke, Spaghetti Dinner, benefit for Riverwest Co-op (see ad Page 11) 5-8PM $8, $4 (7-12), 6 & under free

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Head On Electric, Static Eyes, Mayday, 9:30PM $6

PEOPLE’S BOOKS 2122 E Locust, CPUSA Meeting, public encouraged to attend (see ad Page 16) 6:30PM 

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY 924 E Clarke, For residents of 53212 & 53211 zip codes, 9-11AM 

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Floor Model, Danny Price & the Loose Change: Last night to Sign Recall Walker Petition!, 9PM $3-$5

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Sook, 8PM $5

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, Odyssey Under the Stars w/ performance & music, 2PM & 7-8PM $2

    

15 SUNDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Colin O’Brien Trio 8PM / DJ Miss LaFontaine 10PM  

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, Free Intro Class, 1-2:30PM

WOODLAND PATTERN 720 E Locust, Poetry Reading by WI Poet Laureate Bruce Dethlefsen, Mark Kraushaar, free

    

16 MONDAY     

CARIBOU COFFEE, 12455 W Capitol Dr, Milw Coffee Party, monthly mtg, all welcome, 7PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Poet’s Monday 7:30PM / TBA 9PM  

PEOPLE’S BOOKS 2122 E Locust, Morton’s List Monday (see ad Page 16) 6PM 

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, $5 Class, 9-10:30AM

ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH 1445 N. 24th St, Dr Martin Luther King Prayer Service w/ Rev David A Jones, 6PM 

    

17 TUESDAY     

GAENSLEN SCHOOL 1250 E Burleigh, Food Pantry, 4:30-6:30PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Sigmund Snopek, 10PM no cover

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Acoustic Music & Spoken Word Open Mic (see ad Page 16) 7:30PM $2

RIVERWEST INVESTMENT CO-OP (RIC) 2412 N Dousman, Monthly Board Meeting (public welcome) 7PM 

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center  Hip-Hop Tuesday 10PM 

    

18 WEDNESDAY     

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH 2600 N 2nd St, Food Pantry, 1-2PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Acoustic Open Stage: Gritty Git Down, 9PM Sign-up, 9:30 Start, no cover

MSOE CAMPUS CENTER 1025 N Broadway, MSOE Info Session for Working Professionals, 5-6:30PM free

    

19 THURSDAY     

4TH STREET FORUM Turner Hall, 1034 N 4th St. Wisconsin’s Business Climate: Hot, Cold, Just Right? (see ad Page 14) NOON Free; bring your lunch

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk  

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Corey Hart, Whitney Mann, Hayward Williams, 8PM $5

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center  EXTRA CRISPY Brass Band (New Orleans style) 8:30PM no cover

    

20 FRIDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, TBA 8PM / DJ Brian Kirk 10PM  

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101  

DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water St, Gallery Night Opening Reception w/ Tim Decker sculptures, 5-8PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Mike Mangione, Dave Tamkin, 9PM $6

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Dirty Dancing (Minneapolis), Jaems Murphy & Vedic Eden, Loup, WMSE Wax Addicts DJ set, 9PM $5

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, Restorative Fridays, 5:30-7PM

RUSTBELT FIBERWERKS 718 E Center, Gallery Night w/ artists Becky Tesch & Beth Eaton, 5-9PM 

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Mid-Winter Talent Contest: 1st Audition Night, 8PM $3.50.

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, Odyssey Under the Stars w/ performance & music, 1-2PM $2

    

21 SATURDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, TBA 8PM / DJ The Brains 10PM  

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Mali Blues w/ Roots Samba Band   

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Sugarfoot Reunion w/ Peggy James, The Thriftones, 9:30PM $6

OUTPOST 100 E Capitol Dr, Chili Sampler (hot sauce, hearty beers & cheese; see ad back page) 11AM-2PM

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY 924 E Clarke, For residents of 53212 & 53211 zip codes, 9-11AM 

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Android Moon, Mama & The Crack Pipes, 9PM $5

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Community Sing w/ Mark Dvorak, Julie Thompson & Craig Siemsen, Potluck 6PM, Show 8PM $10

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, Odyssey Under the Stars w/ performance & music, 2PM & 7-8PM $2

    

22 SUNDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Brian Lee Wurch Band, The  Fatty Acids 8PM / DJ Sextor 10PM

    

23 MONDAY     

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Poet’s Monday 7:30PM  

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, $5 Class, 9-10:30AM

    

24 TUESDAY     

DRY HOOTCH COFFEE SHOP 1030 E Brady St, Conversation Gathering, 4-6PM 

GAENSLEN SCHOOL 1250 E Burleigh, Food Pantry, 4:30-6:30PM

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION,  Meditation Class based on the teachings of the Buddha (see ad Page 9) 7-9PM 

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Acoustic Music & Spoken Word Open Mic (see ad Page 16) 7:30PM $2

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center  Hip-Hop Tuesday 10PM 

    

25 WEDNESDAY     

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH 2600 N 2nd St, Food Pantry, 1-2PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Acoustic Open Stage: TBA, 9PM Sign-up, 9:30 Start, no cover

    

26 THURSDAY     

4TH STREET FORUM Turner Hall, 1034 N 4th St. Arts, Sports, and Milwaukee’s Economy (see ad Page 14) NOON Free; bring your lunch

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk  

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Songwriter’s Showcase w/ many performers , 9PM $5

    

27 FRIDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, The Melon Heads (Madison) 8PM / DJ DJorge 10PM 

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101  

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Paul Collin’s Beat, The Sugar Stems, 9:30PM $6

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Elephant Gun (Chi), TBA, 9PM $5

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, Restorative Fridays, 5:30-7PM

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Mid-Winter Talent Contest: 2nd Audition Night, 8PM $3.50.

UNITARIAN CHURCH NORTH, 13800 N Pt Washington Rd, WI Singer/Songwriter Series w/ Peter Mulvey, 8PM $8-$17

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, The Lives of Stars, 7-8PM $2

    

28 SATURDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, The Tritonics 8PM / DJ Lemonie Fresh 10PM  

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, J Flash CD Release w/ Flojo, Greatest Lakes, 9:30PM $6

PEOPLE’S BOOKS 2122 E Locust, CPUSA Meeting, public encouraged to attend (see ad Page 16) 6:30PM 

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY 924 E Clarke, For residents of 53212 & 53211 zip codes, 9-11AM 

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Keep It Dirty Queer Dance Party, 10PM $10

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Brian Drow, Dave Sundquist & Jerry Danks, 8PM $5

WOODLAND PATTERN 720 E Locust St, 18th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit (see ad back page) 10AM-1AM $6-$8

    

29 SUNDAY     

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, TBA  8PM / DJ Paul Finger 10PM  

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Everything is Terrible video collective, 7PM 

TAMARACK WALDORF SCHOOL 1150 E Brady St, Waldorf Education Open House w/ tours & student presentations (see ad Page 11) 1-4PM 

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Acoustic Music / Spoken Word Open Stage (see ad Page 17) 8PM $3.50.

    

30 MONDAY     

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Poet’s Monday 7:30PM / TBA 9PM  

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, $5 Class, 9-10:30AM

    

31 TUESDAY     

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Screening of Around the Corner w/ John McGivern: Explore the Riverwest Neighborhood, 7PM no cover

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION,  Meditation Class based on the teachings of the Buddha (see ad Page 9) 7-9PM