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December Calendar December 2018

1 SATURDAY

2018 SANTA CYCLE RAMPAGE, Cranky Al’s, 6901 W North Av, Day-of-Registration: 7am – 9am at BelAir Cantina Tosa, 6817 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. 9:30 am – Ride leaves from Cranky Al’s at 69th and North Ave.
10:30 am – Ride ends at Lakefront Brewery, 1872 N Commerce St.

CIRCLE A Alive At Eight: Nineteen Thirteen! Then, Alive At Ten-Thirty: Code Purple! // DJ At 11:30pm: Theresa Who

COLECTIVO  Florentine Carols is at Prospect cafe 11am and at Humboldt at 2pm

COMPANY BREWING Eric Blowtorch and the Bodyguards LIVE 10pm with very special guests Gnarrenschiff (with our buddy Didier Leplae), Mike Plaisted, DJ Avets a/k/a Steven Watkins all night long like the Mary Jane Girls. Admission $5.

HIGH DIVE  Alex’s BDAY w/Vanity Plates, Dirty Dancing, Large Print + CRLSS

INSPIRATION STUDIOS Opening Reception (6-8pm): Geometric Interactions–Art in Three Dimensions by William Bennett (Exhibit continues through December 30)

INTERNATIONAL GIFT SHOP A holiday tradition! Fri., Nov. 30, 4-8pm and Sat., Dec. 1, 9-4pm. (See ad, page 8)

JAZZ ESTATE  Donna Woodall and her group performs a night of pop, jazz & r&b. 8-11pm // includes a late night session

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS FTAM presents- Rectrix//Slow Owls//Bootslave. 8-10pm. $6-12.

LINNEMAN’S  Wurk, A-Z. 9:30pm. $6

MAD PLANET  Abba vs. Queen vs. Blondie! $5. 9pm.

MIRAMAR THEATRE  Brew City Bass & Lex Martin present Lane 8: Little By Little Tour. Enamour, Eppen. 9pm. $18-$20.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Literacy and Play. Children’s programming, 10:30am-12:30pm

PEACE ACTION STAND FOR PEACE Locust & Humboldt, Noon-1pm. Signs and flags provided.

PINK HOUSE Mindful Morning Yoga 9:30am. Self Awareness Through Martial Arts 1:30pm.

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE The Von Tramps/Beach Static/Dirtbike

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Movement and Stability: Finding Freedom in Practice 1pm

THE COFFEE HOUSE, new location at Plymouth UCC, 2717 E. Hampshire St., Food Pantry Benefit 8-10:30pm. $5-15. Benefits a local food pantry.

2 SUNDAY

CIRCLE A John Stano 8pm / DJ Trail Boss Tim Cook 10pm

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Red Sun Rising+ special guests Spirit Animal and Dube

INSPIRATION STUDIOS Winter Painting Party with Ronni Shmauz, 2-4pm

LINNEMAN’S  All Messed Up IX (9) – the drawing (for All Messed Up in February) 7pm. No cover charge.

MIRAMAR THEATRE Afton Shows Presents: Lil Jordan, J Dawg, Special Guests 7pm. $12-15.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST & CRAFT FAIR  Annual Holiday Event! St. Casimir Church, 2600 N. Bremen at Clarke. (See Item, pg. 8) 9am-1pm. $7 adults, $3 children.

PINK HOUSE Eco Yoga 10am. Ecstatic Dance 11:30am. Sunday Morning Edition 11:30am. Nidra and Yin Yoga 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Sunday Series 6:30pm

SAINT ROSENKREUZ ABBEY, 1841 N Prospect Av,  Open Gnostic liturgical service, 7pm

SIDDHI YOGA, 3473 N Booth,  Crystal Singing Bowl + Restorative Yoga. 6pm. $20

3 MONDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic 8pm // Music Open Mic 10pm

INSPIRATION STUDIOS AUDITIONS: Driving Miss Daisy by Village Playhouse (6:30-8:30pm)

JAZZ ESTATE  Jazz Estate Jam Session hosted by Mitch Shiner 8-11pm

LINNEMAN’S  Poets Monday 7:30 start; featured poet Carmen Murguia at 9pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch French Club 4-5pm; Pajama Story Time 6:30-7pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Drop-In Job Help! (12-3pm); Make Your Own Gingerbread House (5:30pm)

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE Gentle Morning Yoga 9:30pm. Alignment Flow 6pm.

4 TUESDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm

INSPIRATION STUDIOS AUDITIONS: Driving Miss Daisy by Village Playhouse

JAZZ ESTATE  Extra Crispy Brass Band 9pm-Midnight

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help! (1-3pm)

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE KIS Yoga 6pm

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 6:30pm

UPTOWNER Turntable Tuesday w/ DJ Doc B

5 WEDNESDAY

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry,

BREMEN CAFÉ Trivie 7pm

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Middle Kids
+ special guests The Shacks

INSPIRATION STUDIOS Wisconsin Visual Artists Holiday Party, 6-8pm

JAZZ ESTATE  The Bad Plus. 2 sets, 7 and 9pm. 8-11pm. $25 advance. $30 night of performance. $35 front table reservation.

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OWL (Older. Wiser. Local.) programming: Carrorism: Visualize Your Heroic Heart! 2nd attempt at this inspiring lecture on kindness for oneself and others, led by philosopher Nasreem Ameri 1pm-4pm

LINNEMAN’S  Acoustic Open Stage feat. Wolfgang Maximilian; sign-up 9pm // starts 9:30pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Crosswords, Coloring and Contemplation (adult programming) 12-1:30pm; Build with LEGO bricks (12:30pm)

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 9:30am. Gentle Yoga 11:30am.

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium Astrobreak: History of the Solar System and the Hunt for Planet 9, 12:15-12:45pm.

VEGGAS Epic Karaoke

6 THURSDAY

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Old Salt Union & Rumpke Mountain Boys

HIGH DIVE  High Dive Honky Tonk! Hughes Family Band, Beaumont James and the Wild Claims, Long Mama. 9pm. Wear your finest western gear and receive a free cup of Cowboy Roy.

JAZZ ESTATE  Bram Weijters / Chad McCullough Duo 8-11pm

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OWL (Older. Wiser. Local.) programming: PHOTAVIA: The Visual Network. Lecture and showcase on a breakthrough new method of helping people with dementia/Alzheimers, led by Joe Hausch. 1pm-4pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Playgroup with Stories (10am); After School Tech Time (4pm)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Close Knit Community Workshop (1-4pm); Social Security 101 (1-2pm)

PINK HOUSE Yoga for Stress & Anxiety 6:30pm

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 9:30am. Gentle Yoga 11:30am.

WOODLAND PATTERN  Salon: Power & Money & Wisconsin Women Writers featuring Susan Firer, Destinny Fletcher, Siwar Massanat, Denise Sweet, & Lucy Tan, + Open Mic. Presented with the Milwaukee Repertory Theater. 5-8pm. $-Give what you can.

7 FRIDAY

ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren,  Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party!

BREMEN CAFÉ Smoke N Mirrors 9pm. Streetlight Society 10pm. Future Joy 11pm. MIDicinal 12midnight

CIRCLE A Lauryl Sulfate and Her Ladies Of Leisure + Sypher Lady 8pm / DJ Miss LaFontaine 10pm

CLUB TIMBUKTU  One Love Reggae

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Smoking Popes Heartbreak for the Holidays

COMPANY BREWING  Elle PF / LUXI / Moth Light 10pm. $10.

FLORENTINE OPERA  Home for the Holidays: The Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists provide a prelude to the holidays with a concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding audiences of the joys of this festive time of year. 7:30pm. $25

INSPIRATION STUDIOS Painting Party with Cherie Burbach, 6-8pm

JAZZ ESTATE  Aaron Gardner Quarter 8-11pm

LINNEMAN’S Modern Joey Wonderful Bluffer. 9pm. $5

MAD PLANET  James Freshluggage back by popular demand to play all of your favorite, fresh hits from the 80’s and 90s. 9pm. $5

MIRAMAR THEATRE  Professor Pinkerton Presents: Deadman’s Carnival 8-11pm; doors 7. $20-30. NEXT: Brew City Bass Presents:Freddy Todd & kLL sMTH (LATE SHOW) Elucidate. Show at 11pm. $15-25.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Preschool Story Time (10-10:30am)

PINK HOUSE Posture Police and Balance Brigade 9am. African Dance 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Intermediate 9am.

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium Constellations of the Zodiac. 7-8pm. $5. $4 for UWM students.

WOODLAND PATTERN Screening: aCinema. Featuring works by Juliette Francine Frenay & Alessia Cacchet. 7pm. $5

8 SATURDAY

AMERICA’S BLACK HOLOCAUST MUSEUM, 401 W North Av,  The Milwaukee Human Rights Celebration: Born Free & Equal, Now More than Ever! 10:30am-1:30pm. (See Item, pg. 4)

BLACK HUSKY BREWERY Tour the Brewery! 1pm and 2pm. ALSO 3-7pm – Rescue Gang Holiday Adoption/Foster Event

CIRCLE A Iron Pizza + John Rachael 8pm / DJ TBA 10pm

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Bad Bad Hats + special guests tba

COMPANY BREWING Snag, Social Caterpillar, Divine Crush, Infinifonic 10pm

FLORENTINE OPERA  Home for the Holidays: The Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists provide a prelude to the holidays with a concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding audiences of the joys of this festive time of year. 7:30pm. $25

JAZZ ESTATE  Jim Paolo Trio 8-11pm $10

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OPENING RECEPTION: solo exhibit of fine-art Photography of Abstracted Glass, by artist Amy Schmutte, called “Seeing It Through”. Exhibit runs through Dec. 22.

MAD PLANET  The Get Down Soul and Funk Dance Party. 10pm. $5

MILWAUKEE BIKE BAZAAR,  Riverside University High School (1615 E Locust), 9am-3pm. New and used bikes, parts and accessories for sale by a variety of vendors. In addition to the bike vendors there will be a variety of arts and crafts vendors selling their products to get you ready for the holidays. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the Milwaukee Public Schools mountain bike team.

MIRAMAR THEATRE  Brew City Bass Presents:Bleep Bloop with Noer The BoyDoors: 9pm. $18-30

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Get Crafty at King 1pm

PEACE ACTION STAND FOR PEACE 76th & Layton, Noon-1pm. Signs and flags provided.

PINK HOUSE Mindful Morning Yoga 9:30am. Self Awareness Through Martial Arts 1:30pm.

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

SIDDHI YOGA, 3473 N Booth,  Indiglow Yoga for Kids + Date Night. 6pm. $30

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium Constellations of the Zodiac. Special Saturday matinee, 2-3pm.

WOODLAND PATTERN Writing Workshop: Poetry & Resistance with Qwo-Li Driskill. 2pm. $30-35.

WOODLAND PATTERN Poetry Reading: Qwo-Li Driskill, author of Walking with Ghosts: Poems (Salt Publishing, 2005) & Asegi Stories: Cherokee Queer and Two-Spirit Memory (U of Arizona Press, 2016), 2017 Lambda Literary award finalist. Presented with the Milwaukee Native American Literary Cooperative. 7pm. $-Give what you can.

9 SUNDAY

CIRCLE A A Very Theremin Christmas 8pm / DJ Sheppy 10pm

COLECTIVO, Prospect Gospel Brunch

INSPIRATION STUDIOS GAMMA Holiday Party, 2-4pm

PINK HOUSE Eco Yoga 10am. Contact Improv 11:30am. Nidra and Yin Yoga 6pm. Song Circle 7:30pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Sunday Series 6:30pm

SAINT ROSENKREUZ ABBEY, 1841 N Prospect Av,  Open Gnostic liturgical service, 7pm

WOODLAND PATTERN Concert: Alternating Currents Live presents The Dark Matter String Band featuring James Sanders (violin), Christian Dillingham (bass), & Matt Gold (guitar). 7pm. $6-8

10 MONDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic 8pm // Music Open Mic 10pm

DRYHOOTCH COFFEE HOUSE Riverwest Elders Planning Team Meeting,

JAZZ ESTATE  Mark Davis Trio 8:30-11:30pm

LINNEMAN’S  Poets Monday 7:30 start; featured poet Kirk & Posy at 9pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Pajama Story Time 6:30-7pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Drop-In Job Help! (12-3pm)

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE Gentle Morning Yoga 9:30pm. Alignment Flow 6pm.

11 TUESDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm

FRIENDS MEETINGHOUSE  Riverwest Elders Holiday Party!

LINNEMAN’S Dan Rodriguez Christmas Show. 6:30pm. $20

MIRAMAR THEATRE Rittz, King Lil G. Door 6pm. Show 7-10pm. $25-30.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help! (1-3pm); Great Big Romance Read (6-7pm)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Tech Trends: Exciting Technologies That Entertain, Assist and Educate 10-11am. Creative Writing Group 4:30-6pm.

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE KIS Yoga 6pm

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (Gaenslen School site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 6:30pm

UPTOWNER Turntable Tuesday w/ DJ Doc B

12 WEDNESDAY

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry,

BLACK HUSKY BREWERY Quizmaster Trivia, 7pm

BREMEN CAFÉ Trivie 7pm

GORDON PARK PAVILION  Riverwest Neighborhood Assoc. monthly meeting

JAZZ ESTATE  Jerry Grillo “Where Was Christmas?” 8-11pm

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OWL (Older. Wiser. Local.) programming: Playing (not working) Music, Part 1” lecture / discussion / demonstration by Rick Ollmann. 1-4pm

LINNEMAN’S  Acoustic Open Stage feat. Mike & Ben Plaisted; sign-up 9pm // starts 9:30pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Make Your Own Gingerbread House (kids’ programming) 5-6pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard 5:30-6:30pm

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 9:30am. Gentle Yoga 11:30am.

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium Astrobreak: History of the Solar System and the Hunt for Planet 9, 12:15-12:45pm.

VEGGAS Epic Karaoke

13 THURSDAY

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: The Moth StorySLAM: INSTINCTS

JAZZ ESTATE  Robin Pluer Festive Night starring Robin Pluer, Juli Wood & MRS. FUN 8pm $20

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OWL (Older. Wiser. Local.) programming: Game Day, Let’s Play! Intriguing and engaging new style of game playing led by gaming expert, Nick Baran. 1-4pm

LINNEMAN’S Ben Clark Memorial. 7pm. No Cover.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Playgroup with Stories (10am)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Close Knit Community Workshop (1-4pm)

PINK HOUSE Yoga for Stress & Anxiety 6:30pm

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Beginning 6:30pm

WOODLAND PATTERN  Performance & Opening Reception: Vanessa German. 7pm performance with reception to follow. $-Give what you can.

14 FRIDAY

ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren,  Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party!

CIRCLE A Sleeper Sound + Cairns 8pm / DJs The Nile & Stephen 10pm

CLUB TIMBUKTU One Love Reggae

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: The Last Revel with special guest Al Scorch

JAZZ ESTATE  Nineteen Thirteen 8-11pm (plus late night jam session) $10

LINNEMAN’S  Chris Haise Band, Fiona Blue, Bryon Cherry. 8pm. $5

MAD PLANET  James Freshluggage back by popular demand to play all of your favorite, fresh hits from the 80’s and 90s. 9pm. $5

MIRAMAR THEATRE  Brew City Bass & Lex Martin present: Shlump, Conrank. 9pm. $15-30.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Tech Trends: Exciting Technologies That Entertain, Assist and Educate 10-11am

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Preschool Story Time (10-10:30am)

PINK HOUSE Posture Police and Balance Brigade 9am. African Dance 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Intermediate 9am.

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium Constellations of the Zodiac. 7-8pm. Also 8:15-9:15pm. $5. $4 for UWM students.

WOODLAND PATTERN  Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz. 7pm. $-Give what you can.

15 SATURDAY

BLACK HUSKY BREWERY Tour the Brewery! 1pm and 2pm … ALSO St. Nikkilaus beer release/Cookie Exchange/Ornament Painting/Giving Tree

CIRCLE A Hullmen + The Ponymen 8pm / DJ WarLock 10pm

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Valley Maker

JAZZ ESTATE  Cigarette Break, 8-11pm, $13

LINNEMAN’S  The Form, The Atomic Spins, Lisa Ridgely, Ricky Ganier. 8pm. $7

MAD PLANET  Thee Grateful Dub Big Snow Show

PEACE ACTION STAND FOR PEACE Higway 100 & North Av, Noon-1pm. Signs and flags provided.

PINK HOUSE Mindful Morning Yoga 9:30am. Self Awareness Through Martial Arts 1:30pm.

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

16 SUNDAY

CIRCLE A Mike’s Classic Country Christmas 8pm / DJs John Riepenhoff & Sara Caron 10pm

FLORENTINE OPERA  Home for the Holidays: The Donald and Donna Baumgartner Studio Artists provide a prelude to the holidays with a concert of winter tunes and carols, reminding audiences of the joys of this festive time of year. 2:30pm. $25

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Kid-friendly show 5-6:30pm

LINNEMAN’S ‘Homeless Holidays” Blues Benefit Featuring Jim Liban, Greg Koch, Kurt Koenig, & Marc Wilson. 7pm. $10. Benefits The Maccanon Brown Homeless Sanctuary, Wisconsin Veterans Stand Down, and Casa Maria.

MIRAMAR THEATRE  Afton Presents: Undead Papi, A – Geno, A – Moon, Figgarolly, Jay Anime, Special Guests. 7pm. $12-15

PINK HOUSE Eco Yoga 10am. Nidra and Yin Yoga 6pm.Pink house party 8-9:30pm

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Continuing 11am. Sunday Series 6:30pm

SAINT ROSENKREUZ ABBEY, 1841 N Prospect Av,  Open Gnostic liturgical service, 7pm

SIDDHI YOGA, 3473 N Booth,  CBD Oil Workshop. 1pm. $10

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium Music Under the Stars: Holiday Sing-Along 2-3pm

17 MONDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic 8pm // Music Open Mic 10pm

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Adults only. Shows at 7 and 9pm.

LINNEMAN’S  Poets Monday 7:30 start; featured poet Tim Kloss, 9pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Pajama Time Story 6:30pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Drop-In Job Help! (12-3pm)

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE Gentle Morning Yoga 9:30pm. Alignment Flow 6pm.

SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH Narcotics Anonymous Meeting: Open to the public every third Monday,

18 TUESDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Adults only. Shows at 7 and 9pm.

MIRAMAR THEATRE 15th Year Anniversary Tuesday Open Mic. 8pm. (Open Mic: 2 songs or 10 minutes of spoken word. All performers receive a CD of their set! $2 cover charge)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help! (1-3pm); East Branch Book Club (7-8pm)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Improve Your Internet Experience: Developing Safe Routines for Today’s Internet 10-11am

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE KIS Yoga 6pm

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (Gaenslen School site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 6:30pm

UPTOWNER Turntable Tuesday w/ DJ Doc B

19 WEDNESDAY

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry,

BREMEN CAFÉ Trivie 7pm

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Adults only. Shows at 7 and 9pm.

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OWL (Older. Wiser. Local.) programming: Playing (not working!) Music, Part 2. Lecture / discussion / demonstration by Rick Ollmann. 1-4pm

LINNEMAN’S  Acoustic Open Stage feat. Hannah Weinberg-Kinsey; sign-up 9pm // starts 9:30pm

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Mixed Level 9:30am. Gentle Yoga 11:30am.

VEGGAS Epic Karaoke

20 THURSDAY

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Wild Pink

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Adults only. Shows at 7 and 9pm.

JAZZ ESTATE  Jim Liban Combo featuring Joel Paterson, 9-midnight

JAZZ GALLERY Riverwest Elders Arts & Crafts group

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS OWL (Older. Wiser. Local.) programming: Riverwest Elders DIY 1-4pm

LINNEMAN’S Crème Vellum, Duckling. 9pm. $5

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Playgroup with Stories (10am)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Close Knit Community Workshop (1-4pm)

PINK HOUSE Yoga for Stress & Anxiety 6:30pm

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Open Practice 9:30am. Beginning 6:30pm.

SIDDHI YOGA, 3473 N Booth,  Winter Solstice Candlelight Flow. 7pm. $15

WOODLAND PATTERN  Concert:  Formations Series for New & Improvised Music. 1st set: Trench—Steve Nelson-Raney (saxophone), Jay Mollerskov (guitar), & Paul Westfahl (drums). 2nd set: Tontine Ensemble—Allen Russell (violin), Molly Lieberman (viola), Pat Reinholz (cello), & Barry Paul Clark (bass). 7pm. $6

21 FRIDAY

ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren,  Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party!

CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM, 1801 N Prospect Av, Boo Boo Cubby EP release show. 7:30pm. $10 suggested donation.

CIRCLE A Solstice Soiree w/ Llysa Spencer + Mama’s Golden Ratio 8pm / DJ at 10pm: DJ Dolls

CLUB TIMBUKTU  One Love Reggae

COLECTIVO PROSPECT Live from the Back Room: Rhett Miller

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Adults only. Shows at 7 and 9pm.

JAZZ ESTATE  Peter Bernstein Quartet
8-11pm

JAZZ GALLERY When you Need It Support Group. 2-4pm. Join us when you need a little quality time with your peers.

LINNEMAN’S  Lil’ Rev, The Ukulele Sunshine Band. 8:30pm. $8

MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party – Frank Straka Edition

MIRAMAR THEATRE Lex Martin and Brew City Bass Present:FIGURE x MEGALODON. 9pm. $25-80.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Improve Your Internet Experience: Developing Safe Routines for Today’s Internet 10-11am

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Preschool Story Time (10-10:30am); Make-Your-Own Holiday Cards 2-3pm

PINK HOUSE Posture Police and Balance Brigade 9am. African Dance 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Intermediate 9am.

SIDDHI YOGA, 3473 N Booth,  Intention and Vibration-Infused Mala Necklace Making Workshop 6pm. $50.

22 SATURDAY

BLACK HUSKY BREWERY Tour the Brewery! 1pm and 2pm

CIRCLE A The Cow Ponies (Andy’s B-Day) 8pm / DJ Quixotic Control10pm

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Adults only. Shows at 7 and 9pm.

JAZZ ESTATE  Trumpet Quintet — Special guest, Brian O’Kane 9-midnight

LINNEMAN’S  Another One – A Grateful Dead  Christmas! Featuring members of Coyote, Reckless & Darlene, VB’s Jeebies. 9pm. $10       

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Jólabókaflóð Cozy Reading Party: Every December, Icelanders celebrate the holidays and their love of books with a “book flood.” This year the East Branch is bringing Jólabókaflóð to the library! Curl up with a great book and sip a hot chocolate in the cozy atmosphere of the Community Room, browse a selection of hygge inspired books, and create a bookmark to gift to your favorite book lover.For patrons 13 years and older. 3-4:30pm

PEACE ACTION STAND FOR PEACE Port Washington & Silver Spring, Noon-1pm. Signs and flags provided.

PINK HOUSE Mindful Morning Yoga 9:30am. Self Awareness Through Martial Arts 1:30pm. Soul Journey Dance 2pm.

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

THE COFFEE HOUSE, new location at Plymouth UCC, 2717 E. Hampshire St., Living Activism Benefit 8-11pm. $5-15. Benefits Frank Zeidler Center for Public Discussion

WOODLAND PATTERN  Community Reading: 40th anniversary celebration of Bernadette Mayer’s Midwinter Day. 3pm. $-Give what you can.

23 SUNDAY

CIRCLE A Annual Letter Reading Night 8pm / DJ Sextor 10pm

JAZZ ESTATE  A Charlie Brown Christmas: The Commercialists play the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack to the 1965 holiday classic. Special holiday cocktails and good cheer! Kid-friendly show 5-6:30pm

PINK HOUSE Eco Yoga 10am. Nidra and Yin Yoga 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Sunday Series 6:30pm

SAINT ROSENKREUZ ABBEY, 1841 N Prospect Av,  Open Gnostic liturgical service, 7pm

24 MONDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic 8pm // Music Open Mic 10pm

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

PINK HOUSE Gentle Morning Yoga 9:30pm.

26 WEDNESDAY

ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry,

BREMEN CAFÉ Trivie 7pm

JAZZ ESTATE  Special Funk Night w/Angie Swan, 9-midnght

LINNEMAN’S  Acoustic Open Stage; sign-up 9pm // starts 9:30pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Chess Club 5:30pm

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

VEGGAS Epic Karaoke

27 THURSDAY

CITY MARKET, 527 E Silver Spring,  Riverwest Elders Birthday Lunch Group

JAZZ ESTATE  The Nathan Kay Group 8-11pm

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Playgroup with Stories (10am)

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Close Knit Community Workshop (1-4pm)

PINK HOUSE Yoga for Stress & Anxiety 6:30pm

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Beginning 6:30pm

28 FRIDAY

ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren,  Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party!

BREMEN CAFÉ Bremenhaim 10pm

CIRCLE A  The Bash Brothers 8pm / DJ Fazio 10pm

CLUB TIMBUKTU  One Love Reggae

DRY HOOTCH CAFÉ Riverwest Elders Conversation and Coffee

JAZZ ESTATE  Steve Einerson Quartet 8-11pm

LINNEMAN’S The Delta Routine Reunion Show with 2 full sets! 8pm. $12

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch  Preschool Story Time (10-10:30am)

PINK HOUSE Posture Police and Balance Brigade 9am. African Dance 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Intermediate 9am.

29 SATURDAY

BLACK HUSKY BREWERY Tour the Brewery! 1pm and 2pm

CIRCLE A Vanity Plate 8pm / DJ TBA 10pm

JAZZ ESTATE  Latin Night with Cache 8-11pm

LINNEMAN’S (Not So) Acoustic Blu, Dumpster Doves, Mile 79. 8pm. $7

PEACE ACTION STAND FOR PEACE St. Paul & Water. Noon-1pm. Signs and flags provided.

PINK HOUSE Mindful Morning Yoga 9:30am. Self Awareness Through Martial Arts 1:30pm.

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes,

30 SUNDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ The Unitaskers 9pm.The Gully Boys 9:30pm. Niiice 10pm. Deep Femme 10:30pm.

CIRCLE A Derek Pritzl and Friends 8pm // DJ TBA 10pm

PINK HOUSE Eco Yoga 10am. Nidra and Yin Yoga 6pm.

RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Sunday Series 6:30pm

SAINT ROSENKREUZ ABBEY, 1841 N Prospect Av,  Open Gnostic liturgical service, 7pm

31 MONDAY

BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic 8pm // Music Open Mic 10pm

CIRCLE A “Alive at Eight” — TBA. DJ at 10: TBA

MIRAMAR THEATRE NYE w/ DEAD MAN’S CARNIVAL. 8pm. $20-40.

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only

VEGGAS PUB New Year’s Eve Party! Doors 6pm. Karaoke 9pm-3am. No cover! Best Dressed Competition judging til 1am … then, PRIZES! (See Item, pg. 10)