Archive | September, 2002

Saved by the Light

by Janice Christensen The gallery shines like a little jewel from the side of the red brick building on Center and Bremen, just around the corner from Fuel Cafe. Saved by the Light Gallery is chock full of glowing, multi-colored art; sculptures made of found objects and fiber optics; television sets playing videos of old […]

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If You Were Robbed, You’d Report it… But Most Victims of Housing Discrimination Don’t

An estimated 2 million incidents of housing discrimination occur each year. However, the vast majority of these illegal acts go unreported. According to the fair housing laws, it’s illegal to consider race, national origin, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, lawful source of income, marital status, or family status in rental, sales or homeowners […]

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Christina’s Wax Wonders

by Peter Schmidtke Candlemaker Christina Kotlowski may just stoke up a banana split the next time a storm knocks out her power. That’s because one of Kotlowski’s latest paraffin creations bears an uncanny resemblance to a tasty sundae treat. Kotlowski experimented with different textures to simulate whipping cream, and she even used a banana mold […]

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Park Views and Future Clues

by Janice Christensen On August 20, the Riverwest Neighbor-hood Association (RNA) met at the Gordon Park Pavilion. The main item on the group’s agenda was a recap of Gordon Park’s first summer with Larry Kenny of the Milwaukee County Parks Department.

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