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Calendar May – 2012

On  Going Events at End of Calendar, after May 31  • 6 SUNDAY    CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Speakerdust, Palatial Estates 8PM / DJ Fazio 10PM FALCON BOWL 801 E Clarke, Riverwest Co-op, annual mtg & potluck dinner, 5-7:30PM HART PARK 72nd & State, Beltane Spring Festival w/ Maypole, vendors, kids activities & food, NOON-7PM free MILW MUSEUM MILE  Free admission to 5 Museums (milwaukeemuseummile.org) 11AM-4PM RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Rival FM monthly song writing & recording competition, 7PM WOODLAND PATTERN 720 E Locust, Improvisational Trio Steve Nelson-Raney, Christopher Burns & Amanda Schoofs, 2PM $5     

7 MONDAY    

ALTERRA 2211 N Prospect Ave, Milw Symphony Orchestra, 7PM free

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

RIVERWEST INVESTMENT CO-OP (RIC) 2412 N Dousman, Membership Committee (public welcome) 7:30PM

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Member Meeting & meet candidates for Board of Directors 6PM / Selctor Stephen: Eclectic DJ Set 8PM

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

   

8 TUESDAY    

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

JAZZ GALLERY 926 E Center St, Jazz Concert w/ Milw Jazz Vision, 6-8PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Mike Fredrickson, 9PM no cover

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION,  Meditation Class based on the teachings of the Buddha (see ad Page 12) 7-9PM

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

RIVERWEST ELDER ACTION NETWORK Linneman’s, 1001 E Locust, Wisdom Gathering & Potluck, 11:30AM-1PM

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Mix & Mingle Tuesday 10PM $5

RNA MONTHLY MEETING Holton Youth & Family Center, 510 E Burleigh, General Meeting – different location this month! (see Page 3) 7PM

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center, Hip-Hop Tuesday,  10PM

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, CoLOG  Community Living Options Group (book share & presentation) 6:30-8:30PM

VOTE! ELECTION DAY!  Recall Primary, polls open 7AM to 8PM. 

   

9 WEDNESDAY    

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

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Pub Trivia w/ Jeb Ebben,  7PM

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, Friends of Real Food: Potluck & Talk by Margaret Krome on the 2012 Farm Bill, 6-8PM free

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, Stargazing w/ telescopes at night sky (weather dependent) 9-10PM Free

   

10 THURSDAY    

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk (see ad Page 11) 

HART PARK 72nd & State, Screening of Bag It! (in Muellner Building) 5:30-8PM free

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Songwriters in the Round w/ Lil Rev, John Seiger, 8:30PM $7

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Roster McCabe, 9PM

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Benefit for MPS Gardens w/ Dave Vellemen Duet, All Good Things, 9PM $3-$5

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, Urban Stargazers, 7-8:30PM free

   

11 FRIDAY    

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Jones Island Flood, Quadraphonic Junkie 8PM / DJ Tom Wanderer & The Kelly Affair 10PM

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101 

JAZZ GALLERY 926 E Center St,  “Search and Restore” Night of the Living DIY, Undead Fest, 6-10PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Panalure w/ The Chris Demay Band, Hello Death, 9PM $6

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Lord Brain, Headless Horse Head, TBA, 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, Galaxies Galore, 7-8PM $2

UWM UNION THEATRE 2200 E Kenwood, Student Film & Video Festival 7PM

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

   

12 SATURDAY    

BLIFFERT HARDWARE 1014 E Chambers, Anniversary Bash w/ Demos, Giveaways & Music (see ad Page 2) 10AM-4PM

BRADLEY CENTER 1001 N 4th St, Mad Hot Ballroom dance competition w/ students from 43 schools, 10AM-7PM free

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Samson, The Riverwest Aces  8PM / DJ Mildew-Jays 10PM

GAENSLEN SCHOOL 1250 E Burleigh, WI Handweavers Monthly Mtg w/ Jill Pitterle (weaving program at DSHA), Towel Exchange, 10AM-NOON

JAZZ GALLERY 926 E Center St, Flotsam Art Show Opening w/ Carol Kerr, Milw Jazz Vision, 6-9PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Uptown Savages w/ Beaker, 9PM $7

MILW FAIR TRADE CRAWL  (see ad back page) 

MIRAMAR THEATRE 2844 N Oakland, Milwaukee Beatdown  2:30PM

OUTPOST 100 E Capitol Dr, World Fair Trade Sampler of foods, 11AM-2PM

OUTPOST 100 E Capitol Dr, Growing Your Own Fruit Trees 10AM-NOON $15-$20

RIVERSIDE UNIV HIGH SCHOOL 1615 E Locust St, Rummage & Flea Market (see ad Page 14) 9AM-3PM

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, The Customary Silence, Disguised as Birds, Hot Coffin, Control (Madison) 9PM $5

T’AI CHI CENTER 733 E Locust, New classes starting, 9-10:30AM

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Walter Kirk, Bob Druker w/ Aaron Heffernan, Evan, 8PM $5

UNITARIAN CHURCH NORTH 13800 N Pt Washington Rd, Singer Songwriter Series w/  Eric Lewis, Tommy Burroughs & Jimmy Davis, 8PM $9-$18

   

13 SUNDAY    

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Nightinghales (Minneapolis), Fahri 8PM / DJ Frank Frank 10PM

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!    

OLDP – ST CASIMIR SITE 924 E Clarke, May Crowning & Blessing of Prayer Garden (after 9:30AM Mass)

   

14 MONDAY    

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

PEOPLE’S BOOKS 2122 E Locust, PBC Board Meeting (open to the public) 

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Theology On Tap w/ Pastor Steve Jerbi, 7PM

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

   

15 TUESDAY    

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 12) 7-9PM

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, MKE Writers Workshop, 7-9PM

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center, Hip-Hop Tuesday,  10PM

   

16 WEDNESDAY    

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

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

   

17 THURSDAY    

4TH STREET FORUM Turner Hall, 1034 N 4th St. Greening our Food Deserts (see ad Page 8) NOON Free; bring your lunch

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk (see ad Page 11) 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Peace Troubadour David Rovics by Vets for Peace, 8PM $10 adv/$15 door

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Sat. Nite Duets, Ylla, John Muther’s Adventure Music, 9PM $5

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center, EXTRA CRISPY Brass Band (see ad Page 16) 8:30PM no cover

   

18 FRIDAY    

ART BAR 722 E Burleigh, Art Show Opening: Wisconsin Pastel Artists & music by Fat Pig, 9PM

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Tim Cook & the Riverwesterners  8PM / DJ Brian Kirk 10PM

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Tim Schweiger & The Middle Men w/ The Midwestern Charm, Ikarus Down, 9:30PM $5

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Harrison Colby, Spencer McGillicutty, TBA, 9PM $5

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

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Ann Elizabeth-Nagel, Jenna Lynne, 8PM $5

UWM PLANETARIUM 1900 E Kenwood, Physics Building, Galaxies Galore, 7-8PM $2

   

19 SATURDAY    

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH 2600 N 2nd St, Jerusalem Bluez: Spoken word & hip hop show by Genesis Renji, 6PM, $5 13+, 12 & under free

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, The Aimless Blades,The Cream City Gypsys 8PM / DJ The Brains 10PM

LAACKE & JOYS 1433 N Water St, Paddlefest (see ad Page 12) 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Freddy & The Blifftones, 8PM $6

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, BAKED: Riverwest Bakery Tasting 1-4PM, $3-$5 donation / Keep It Dirty Queer Dance Party 10PM, $10

SPACES & TRACES TOUR:  Historic Concordia Neighborhood  (historicmilwaukee.org) 9AM-5PM $20-$25

ST CASIMIR PARKING LOT 924 E Clarke, Flea Market w/ local vendors & food, 9AM-3PM

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, 45th Anniversary Concert with cavalcade of musicians/singers/poets,  7-11PM $5

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, Live Plant Swap (bring or take) w/ MUG & UEC, 10AM-NOON

   

20 SUNDAY    

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Kati Katchever, High Yellers 8PM / DJ Miss LaFontaine 10PM

FALCON BOWL 801 E Clarke, Riverwest Public House, annual mtg, 2-4PM

LAACKE & JOYS 1433 N Water St, Paddlefest (see ad Page 12) 

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Annual Meeting at Polish Falcon 2-4PM / Spoken Word w/ Adam Asher, Mario the Poet 7PM $3-$5

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA 731 E Locust, Free Intro Class, 2-3:30PM

THE COFFEE HOUSE 631 N 19th St, Living Activism Night benefit for Project Return, 7PM donation

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, Safe viewing of partial Solar Eclipse (weather permitting) 7-8:30PM free

   

21 MONDAY    

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Selector Stephen Eclectic DJ, 8PM

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

WISC CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC 1584 N Prospect, Philomusica String Quartet, 7:30PM $12-$18

   

22 TUESDAY    

DRY HOOTCH COFFEE HOUSE 1130 E Brady, Conversation Gathering (just conversation, no agenda) 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 12) 7-9PM

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Mix & Mingle Tuesday 10PM $5

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center, Hip-Hop Tuesday,  10PM

   

23 WEDNESDAY    

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

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Pub Trivia w/ Jeb Ebben,  7PM

   

24 THURSDAY    

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, College Night Disco & Funk (see ad Page 11) 

LAACKE & JOYS 1433 N Water St, Recreational Kayaking Basics Class (on the water), 5-7:30PM $55

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Dustin Lee w/ TBA, 9PM $5

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Anita’s Charity Birthday Bash w/ Plight of a Parasite, Wadadli Reggae; benefit for the Catalyst Foundation (End Human Trafficking) 7PM $10-$15 per couple

UPTOWNER 1032 E Center, Brewhaus Polka Kings e/ Art Kumbalek 

   

25 FRIDAY    

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, The Soul Trio + Kyle Feerick 8PM / DJ Terry Trolley 10PM

CLUB TIMBUKTU 520 E Center, Reggae 101 

DESTINY YOUTH PLAZA 7210 N. 76th St, Above the Clouds Spring Recital (abovethecloudsmilwaukee.com) 6PM

FIRST UNITARIAN 1342 N Astor, REEL Social Justice Film Series: Queen of the Sun (disappearance of bees) 6:30PM $5 donation

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Sublime Tribute w/Recalintrant, The Urbanties, The Tritonics, 9PM $10

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Ways & Means, John Petty, The Voodoo Fix (CT), The Melon Heads (Madison) 9PM $5

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

   

26 SATURDAY    

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Panoramic and True (Chicago), Machiavellian Machine 8PM / DJ Lemonie Fresh 10PM

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Shoot Down the Moon, w/ The Saltshakers, The Violet Hour, 9:30PM $6

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

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, Rust Belt Group Hug w/ prizes, libations, DJ sets by The Hammer, DJ Fox, 6PM free

RIVERWORKS LOFTS 3372 N Holton, Open House Tour of new 1BR & 2BR apts (see ad back page) 10AM-NOON

RUSTBELT FIBERWERKS 718 E Center, Silk Scarf Painting workshop (see ad Page 14) 1-4PM $18

VETERANS PARK  Kite Festival (giftofwings.com) 10AM-6PM

VICTORY GARDEN BLITZ  VictoryGardenInitiative.org 

   

27 SUNDAY    

CIRCLE A 932 E Chambers, Colin O’Brien 8PM / DJ Sextor 10PM 

LINNEMAN’S  1001 E Locust, Peace thru Music John Lennon Tribute, benefits Wisconsin WAVE & The National Brady Campaign w/ many acts (see ad Page XX) 7PM $10

VETERANS PARK  Kite Festival (giftofwings.com) 10AM-5PM

WOODLAND PATTERN 720 E Locust, Alternating Currents Live w/ Jason Stein, 7PM $6-$8

   

28 MONDAY    

MEMORIAL DAY    

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

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, Transition Milw monthly Hub Meeting 6:30-8:30PM

   

29 TUESDAY    

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION,  Meditation Class based on the teachings of the Buddha (see ad Page 12) 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

   

30 WEDNESDAY    

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

   

31 THURSDAY    

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE 815 E Locust, 2nd Annual MK-Eat Community Grants: Dinner 6PM, Awards 9PM

URBAN ECOLOGY CENTER 1500 E Park Pl, A Night with Peter Senge: The Necessary Revolution 7:30-9PM

 

THRU MAY 6 DANCEWORKS 1661 N Water, Performance: Want or Need

THRU MAY 6 STACKNER CABERET 108 E Wells, Always…Patsy Cline

THRU MAY 6 SKYLIGHT MUSIC THEATRE Broadway Theatre Center, Things That Go Ding!

THRU MAY 12 HISTORIC MILWAUKEE Skywaukee Tour of downtown skywalks (historicmilwaukee.org)

THRU JUN 2 DANCEWORKS ART GALLERY 1661 N Water, Photographer Bob Brinkman: North American Images

   

MAY 1-8 JAZZ GALLERY 926 E Center St, Frasier Fan Art Show from MIAD

MAY 1-22 MILWAUKEE PUBLIC THEATRE Pieces: In My Own Voice (Teens on mental illness, milwaukeepublictheatre.org)

MAY 4-26 DOMINION GALLERY 804 E Wright, Art Show: Humor from my Pen (see ad Page 13)

MAY 10-13 MILWAUKEE BALLET Michael Pink’s Peter Pan (milwaukeeballet.org)

MAY 11-AUG 6 GROHMANN MUSEUM 1000 N Broadway, Great Lakers: from Great Lakes Marine Collection of Milw Public Library

MAY 12-18 BIKE TO WORK WEEK bfw.org

MAY12-JUN 5 JAZZ GALLERY 926 E Center St, Flotsam w/ Carol Kerr painting & sculpture

MAY 18-31 ART BAR 722 E Burleigh, Art Show: Wisconsin Pastel Artists