by Michael Timm, photo by Peter DiAntoni The child welfare system serving Milwaukee County is nearing the end of its third and final annual assessment period after a settlement agree-ment with children’s advocates effected in 2003. The outlook for abused or neglected children is looking better than it did just a decade ago.
Archive | October 2005
by Pegi Taylor, photo by Peter Barrickman On Saturday, November 12, the Marcus Center will be hosting a second “Performance Art Showcase” featuring local talents in Vogel Hall at 8 pm. This show simply wouldn’t be happening if it weren’t for Riverwest.
by Josh Hart, photo by John Rubartsch Strong communities are supported by the institutions that serve them. All of us — neighborhood members, families and children — have the responsibility to use these institutions to learn more about ourselves and our history. This is the clear message beautifully delivered in the recently released children’s book,
by Mary Vuk What do the following poets and writers have in common: Laurie Anderson, Antler, Amiri Baraka, Martha Bergland, Wendell Berry, Kimberly Blaeser, Norbert Blei, William Burroughs, Thomas A. Clark, Wanda Coleman, Cid Corman, Robert Duncan, Susan Firer, Allen Ginsberg, James Hazard, Susan Howe, David Ignatow, Collette Inez, Lisa Jarnot, John Koethe, Ted Kooser,
by Tim Lambrecht The third annual Milwaukee Independent Film Festival wraps up with a closing night party on Saturday, October 29, at the Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center at 790 W. Van Buren St. The party begins at 8:30pm and will include the announcement of this year’s festival award winners. The event is $10 for