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Riverwest Currents Calendar Feb. 2022

End of January THURSDAY JAN. 27JAZZ ESTATE Milwaukee Hot Club, 8pm FRIDAY JAN. 28JAZZ ESTATE Kenny Reichert Trio, 8pmSHANK HALL Koch Marshall Trio NEW DATE 8pm. $20 advance / $25 door SATURDAY JAN. 29BLACK HUSKY BREWING Inaugural Milwaukee Mayoral Firkin Tapping, 4pm. Lakefront Brewery and Black Husky Brewing have teamed up to bring all seven […]

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January!! 2022

1 SATURDAY — HAPPY NEW YEAR! Complied by Lee Ann Gutowski BREMEN CAFÉ David Ryle 10pm; Jazzcore Friction 10:30pm; Lunar Moth 11:15pm; Nasty Boys 12:15amMAD PLANET Starman: A David Bowie Dance Party! Come dressed as Ziggy Stardust, The Thin White Duke, Halloween Jack, Major Tom or any other Bowie persona you like, or just come […]

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Neighbor Spotlight: Scott Summers

by Lee Gutowski Scott Summers has hustle. You’ve probably seen him hustling, playing his saxophone for Brewers fans outside the stadium (for the last twenty years, about), or for Bucks fans downtown in the Deer District. Or maybe you’ve caught him playing before and after big concerts at Summerfest – most recently Michael Bublé or […]

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Milwaukee IWW & Worker Owned Co-ops

by Austin Greenberg, photo by Joe Brusky The Milwaukee branch of the Industrial Workers of the World will soon have its first physical home in the location formerly occupied (until January 2020) by Riverwest Law Firm – 814 E. Center St.Flora Contracting Cooperative, Shaky Hands screen printing cooperative and Cream City Media, LLC moved into […]

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4D – 4th Diemension Sobriety Inc.

By Austin Greenberg 4th Dimension Sobriety Inc. (4D) is a sober-living nonprofit that uses several homes in Riverwest to house and help rehabilitate individuals who are recovering from addiction. Fix Development LLC, is a real estate company whose projects include the property located at 500 E. Center St. the now-closed Cream City Hostel. The property […]

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NEIGHBOR SPOTLIGHT: Kaytee Luke, James Melchoir
and the Bremen Community Garden

James, Kaytee and Romeo by Lee Gutowski Remember the “polar vortex” of the winter of 2017/2018? Of course, Wisconsinites do, but for Kaytee Luke, who moved to Riverwest that February from California, the weather was especially disconcerting. “I thought, oh no, what have I done? I mean, Mount Shasta would get weather and storms, but […]

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Riverwest Currents May 2021 full issue

MAY-riverwest-currents-2021webDownload .Garden Park, like it has for many years, is in the news. The City of Milwaukee which owns the land is asking that we define the Park, and create a group to manage it and do programming. Stay tuned or join the group or conversation. You can send questions and willingness to help directly […]

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Riverwest Currents Dec. 2021 Calendar

1 WEDNESDAYJAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian. 8pm start — 2 sets.LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Eli GrayWOODLAND PATTERN in person MEDITATION AND READING GROUP: DhammaMKE. Led by Milwaukee musician and composer Anthony Deutsch, 6-7pm. 2 THURSDAYBACK ROOM @Colectivo Prospect Metz / PreoccupationsBREMEN CAFÉ Christian Jackson, 9pm; […]

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Riverwest Currents Calendar November 2021

Photo at right: Mike Fredrickson-Bristle Head- Linneman’s Nov. 20 1 MONDAY November First 2021 LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday is back! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: JDSHANK HALL Shawn Mullins, Brian Ritchie and John Sparrow; 8pm, $20 2 TUESDAYSHANK HALL Local H, Radkey. 8pm. $20. 3 WEDNESDAYLINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. […]

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