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Riverwest Currents October 2019 Calendar

October 2019

1 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE B-Free and Quinten Farr Duo, 8-11pm, free show.
JAZZ GALLERY Tuesday Night Blues Jam, 7-9pm. First Tuesdays with MYSO Jazz!
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 5:15pm Community Mindfulness Practice. 6:30pm MYSO JGCA Jazz Jam Session – Jazz with Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Jazz Studies students!
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help, 1-3pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Teacher in the Library 4pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am

2 WEDNESDAY
AFTER GALLERY Horror Season Movie Night! Playing tonight: It (2017). Doors 7pm, movie starts 7:25pm. $10 donation, snacks & refreshments provided.
ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry, 1-2pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Trivia 7pm.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Noah Gundersen + special guest Lemolo. Doors 7pm. Show 8pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Wisconsin Visual Artists meeting 7pm
JAZZ ESTATE Late Night Poetry Open Mic. Sign Up 8pm; Open Mic 8:30pm; Featured poet at 9pm: Natalia Moryns. More Mic: 9:30-11pm
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Shepherds of the Earth, Part 4 of 6 on Environmental Problem-Solving. Led by Lise Moulton. 1-4pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage feat. James Cameron; sign-up 7:30pm // starts 8pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Crosswords, Coloring and Contemplation 12noon. Bring Your Own Device 6pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Computer Class: File Management 10am. Chair Yoga 2pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Trivia, 7pm. Open Mic, 9pm.
THE GIG Open Mic, 9pm
VEGGAS Epic Karaoke 9pm
WOODLAND PATTERN Alan Bernheimer, author of From Nature (Cuneiform Press, 2019), and a Karl Gartung, Woodland Pattern co-founder and author of Now That Memory Has Become So Important (MWPH, 2008) 7pm / $Give What You Can

3 THURSDAY
BARB WESSON AT PINK HOUSE Conscious Dance. 5pm.
BREMEN CAFÉ Ladies Pinball League (7pm).
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Ryan Hamilton with special guest Nate Armbruster. Doors 7pm, show 8pm.
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE John Nemeth and the Blue Dreamers, 8-11pm.
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Martial Art of Jiu-Jitsu, Showcase and Q&A. Led by Tom Mueller. 1-4pm
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Under the Mesoamerican Sky. Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month! This star party look at the sky through the cultural perspectives of various Latin American countries. The live program includes a musical performance by Browns Crew, free food, and a simulated stargazing show in the planetarium’s dome free of light pollution. Planetarium shows are at 6 and 7:30 pm with live music at 7. (Physics Room 139)
MIRAMAR THEATRE The Geek x Vrv $10-25
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Playgroup with Stories, 10am. After School Tech Time, 4pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Story Time, 10am. Close-Knit Community Workshop, 1pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE United We Read

4 FRIDAY
ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren, Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party! 9pm-1am
ART*BAR New art show opening: FEAR16. 7pm.
BARB WESSON AT GREENE HALL, 3347 N Downer Av Conscious Dance. 8:30am.
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Wolves With Virginia. DJ At 10pm: Ms. LaFontaine & Anna
CLINTON-ROSE SENIOR CENTER Soul Food Friday! Sweet potato pie, fried chicken, black-eyed peas, yum, yum. If your’re missing soul food cooking, miss it no more. Enjoy soulful music and comradery, whie learning a little of the history of soul food. (12:15pm) $7 Milwuakee County residents / $12 Non-residents
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Mystery Skullswith special guests Phangs and SnowBlood. Doors 7pm, show 8pm.
FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY, 1342 N Astor Singer-songwriter and musical activist Sara Thomsen in an intimate evening of music to nurture the spirit, engage the mind, and inspire action. 7pm. Max Otto Hall. $17 Advance tickets are available at http://sarathomsen.bpt.me or by phone at 1-800-838-3006. The cost will be $20 at the door.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Village Playhouse presents THE CLEAN HOUSE by Sarah Ruhl. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Christine Fawson Quartet, 8:30-11:30pm
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 5pm – 10pm 40th Artwalk 53212 party
LINNEMAN’S Conscious Congress, Funki Jesse. 8pm, $7
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with Paul H. 9pm. $5.
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Friday Night Show: Creepy Cosmos. Spooky Show: 7-8pm // Very Spooky Show: 8:15-9:15pm. Tickets are available on our website at uwm.edu/planetarium. (Physics Room 139)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Computer Class: File Management (10am-Noon)
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Sleepy Gaucho, Cullah, and The Sunkin Suns
WOODLAND PATTERN aCinema presents a curated group program of experimental videos centered on alienations inherent in contemporary relations to landscape and labor. Featuring works by Marissa Lee Benedict, David Reuter, Pam Minty, and Veerle Nagelkerke. 7pm, $5.

5 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Live Music by Ryan Burns, 9pm.
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Girl Fight (Detroit) + Size 5’s. DJ At 10pm: Edina Flo
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Jade Bird + special guest Flyte. 7pm doors. 8pm show.
COMPANY BREWING Bridal Party – WAVY V – So Zuppy (10pm)
FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY, 1342 N Astor The annual Irma Morter lecture with Sara Thomsen, singer-songwriter and social activist who inspires all to “join in singing.” Sara will share ways she integrates music and the arts into community engagement and social justice work, drawing from her 15 years as founder/direction of non-audition community choir and arts non-profit Echoes of Peace. 2:30pm. A reception will follow the lecture. A $5 donation is suggested.
For more information, visit: https://uumilwaukee.org/event/irma-morter-lecture/
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 7am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Village Playhouse presents THE CLEAN HOUSE by Sarah Ruhl. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Yphanie Monique Quartet (Chi), 8-11pm. $13-23. //Late Night Sessions Yanni Chudnow Trio as the Sunkin Suns (11pm)
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 12pm – 5pm Artwalk 53212. 8pm Matthew Daher: Free Improvisation/Experimental
LINNEMAN’S The Tower Avenue Band, The Nightinjails & (Not So) Acoustic Blu. 8pm, no cover.
MAD PLANET Y2K! – All 2000s Dance Party! 9pm. $5.
MIRAMAR THEATRE Bawldy $10-28
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Games with Community Leaders (1-3pm)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Film Screening: Invisible Lines, 1pm
PEACE ACTION PEACE STAND Stand for Peace at Capitol & Teutonia. Noon – 1pm.
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Recovery Kirtan w/ Dennis Hawk & the Thunderhawk Tribe. 7-9pm.

RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am
SHOREWOOD VILLAGE CENTER, 3920 N Murray Shorewood Women’s Club annual rummage and bake sale. 9:30am-4:30pm.
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Food Pantry Benefit: The Music of Bob Dylan, featuring Bob Smoke and Dee La Belle; Bob Estes, JP Spencer, and Ives Iverson; Eccentric Acoustic, and Jeff Peterson, 8 p.m., $5-$15 suggested donation plus two cans of food.
WOODLAND PATTERN Art Exhibition Opening Reception: Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie. In this exhibition of images derived from personal photographs of school-related photography, Tyanna Buie creates a visual complication of past events through the isolation of objects from the photographs sourced. 7pm. $Give what you can. (This exhibit runs through Nov. 24.)

6 SUNDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Factual Brains 8pm; Rado 9pm
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Kati Katchever + Long Mama Trio. DJ At 10pm: Trail Boss Tim Cook
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: NoSleep Podcast Live for Halloween. 7pm doors. 8pm show.
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Village Playhouse presents THE CLEAN HOUSE by Sarah Ruhl. 2pm.
RIVERWEST GARDENERS MARKET Live music, noon-3pm: Matthew Davies (singer-songwriter)
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Wes Urbaniak
THE GIG Bluegrass Jam! 1-4pm

MONDAY
COLECTIVO – Humboldt MSO Monday, 7pm
JAZZ ESTATE Jazz Estate Jam Session (no cover), 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poets Monday 7:37 M0 start; featured poet Ed Makowski at 9pm.

MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch French Club, 4pm. Pajama Story Time, 6:30pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Drop In Job Help, 12 noon. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Snap Circuits, 5pm. Computer Class: Email Basics, 5:30pm
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm

8 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm
EAST LIBRARY Riverwest Elders Wisdom Gathering and Potluck Lunch, Noon-2:30pm.
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Neil Davis and Steve Peplini Duo (no cover), 8pm
JAZZ GALLERY Tuesday Night Blues Jam, 7-9pm. With Dean Lea.
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 5:15pm Community Mindfulness Practice. 6:30pm JGCA Jazz Jam Session
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help, 1-3pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Teacher in the Library 4pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
PAMELA SCEZNIAK ART STUDIO Visual Thinking Class: 10am-noon, 1-3pm, or 6:30-8:30pm, 5 weeks, 2 hr ea class, $99. (Give the gift of art! Gift Certificates for art classes available – call or text Pamela Scesniak 414-477-9797 to reserve space or check out pamelascesniak.com to sign up.)
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Butch and the Fat Doobs

9 WEDNESDAY
AFTER GALLERY Horror Season Movie Night! Playing tonight: Poltergeist. Doors 7pm, movie starts 7:25pm. $10 donation. Snacks, refreshments provided.
ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry, 1-2pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Trivia 7pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian, 8-11pm. Solo flamenco @ 8; blues, rock and folk to follow. $7.
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: The Hidden Gifts of Conscious Aging, lecture and mental exercises/activities. Led by Mari Lynn Young. 1-4pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage feat. Andy Pagel; sign-up 7:30pm // starts 8pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Bring Your Own Device 6pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Computer Class: Email Basics 10am. Chair Yoga 2pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Household Budgeting 6pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
PAMELA SCEZNIAK ART STUDIO Mixed Media & Collage Class: 10am-noon. 5 weeks, 2 hr ea class, $99. (Give the gift of art! Gift Certificates for art classes available – call or text Pamela Scesniak 414-477-9797 to reserve space or check out pamelascesniak.com to sign up.)
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Trivia, 7pm. Open Mic, 9pm.
THE GIG Open Mic, 9pm
VEGGAS Epic Karaoke 9pm
WOODLAND PATTERN An Evening with the Wednesday Writers – a public performance of works developed during their weekly meetings. Come enjoy the work of local writers! $Give what you can. 7pm.

10 THURSDAY
ART*BAR Open Mic Comedy, 10pm.
BARB WESSON AT PINK HOUSE Conscious Dance. 5pm.
BREMEN CAFÉ Lemon Sky, Atheists and Airplanes, Frederick the Younger
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: The Black Lillies. 7pm doors. 8pm show.
COMPANY BREWING ExFabula StorySlam: Signs (6:30-9:45pm)
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Noche de Ronda, 8-11pm
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Tai Chi Chuan Center Milwaukee, beginner-level easy movement. Led by Michael Milewski. 1-4pm
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 8pm – 10pm Pentastic: Spoken Word
MIRAMAR THEATRE Space Laces x MUST DIE!, 9pm, $25+
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Playgroup with Stories, 10am.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Story Time, 10am. Close-Knit Community Workshop, 1pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.
PAMELA SCEZNIAK ART STUDIO Acrylic Painting: 10am-noon, 1:30-3:30pm or 6:30-8:30pm. 5 weeks, 2 hr ea class, $99. (Give the gift of art! Gift Certificates for art classes available – call or text Pamela Scesniak 414-477-9797 to reserve space or check out pamelascesniak.com to sign up.)

11 FRIDAY
ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren, Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party! 9pm-1am
ART*BAR Live Music by John McDonough, 9pm.
BARB WESSON AT GREENE HALL, 3347 N Downer Av Conscious Dance. 8:30am.
BREMEN CAFÉ Deep Femme 9pm, Ravi/Lola 9:45pm, Our Fathers 10:30pm, Glad Rags 11:15pm, Loud Library 12am
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: The Safes (Chicago) + Trolley. DJ At 10pm: The Nile.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Big Wreck. 7pm doors. 8pm show.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Village Playhouse presents THE CLEAN HOUSE by Sarah Ruhl. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Tommy Antonic Trio
LINNEMAN’S Seaside Zoo. 9pm, $7
MAD PLANET Retro Night W/DJ Avets & Sage Schwarm. 9pm. $5.
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Friday Night Show: Creepy Cosmos. Spooky Show: 7-8pm // Very Spooky Show: 8:15-9:15pm (Physics Room 139)
MIRAMAR THEATRE Trifinity – Grand Awakening Tour, 9pm, $23+
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Computer Class: Email Basics (10am-Noon)
UIHLEIN HALL, Marcus Center Florentine Opera | Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (7:30pm)

12 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Live Music by Ian Leith, 9pm.
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Wes Hollywood (Chicago) + Cabin Essence. DJ At 10pm: T.B.A.
COMPANY BREWING FTAM presents-Jon Mueller/Hello Death/CREDENTIALS (10pm)
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 7am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Village Playhouse presents The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE The Milwaukee Mingus Music Project, 8pm // Late Night Session Smoke & Mirrors, 11:30pm
JAZZ GALLERY Zakk Jones Trio, 7-10pm.
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 8pm – Zakk Jones Trio: Jazz
LINNEMAN’S A Steely Dan Tribute with many performers. 9pm, $8
MIRAMAR THEATRE Emo Nite LA Presents: Emo Nite, 9pm, $15
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Letting Go of Anger and Resentment (Kadampa Buddhism) (2-3pm)
PEACE ACTION PEACE STAND Stand for Peace at 51st & Silver Spring. Starts at Noon.
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Nile X
SUMMIT PLACE, 6737 W Washington St., Suite 2218, West Allis 9:30 am: League of Women Voters Public Forum – Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College. Presentation is free and open to the public.
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Mark Dvorak, Demetra Prochaska opening, 8 p.m., $5-$15 suggested donation.
WOODLAND PATTERN Writing at the Intersection (of PoC and LGBTQ+) In celebration of Latino/x Heritage Month and National Coming Out Day, Latina Lesbian poet Carmen A. Murguía will lead a discussion about “whole-self” storytelling and how to pursue a writing practice that incorporates more than one marginalized identity. 1pm. $Give what you can.

13 SUNDAY
BRADY STREET Brady Street Pet Parade! 11am-5pm. Proceeds to benefit WI Humane Society. (See ad, pg. XX)
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: “Punk the Capitol”: dc punk doc film on tour. DJ At 10pm: Sheppy.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: City of the Sun + special guest Old Sea Brigade. Doors 7pm, show 8pm.
COMPANY BREWING $5 Yoga at Company Brewing // 53212 Presents (7-8pm)
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Village Playhouse presents THE CLEAN HOUSE by Sarah Ruhl. 2pm.
LAKEFRONT BREWERY Keg Stand Up comedy, 7-8:30pm. Once a month on Sunday evenings, the beer hall is transformed to give you an intimate show full of fresh laughs and fresh beer. Enjoy table served food from a special menu only available during the show! Don’t worry, the award-winning cheese curds are on it. $10 advance; $15 door.
MSOE KERN CENTER 21st Annual Empty Bowls Milwaukee benefit for local food pantries and programs. 11am-2pm. $10-25. (See ad, pg. XX)
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Contact Improve Dance, 11:30am-1pm. Medicine Song Circle, 7:30-9pm.
PLYMOUTH CHURCH, 2717 E Hampton Concert: Missa Gaia (Earth Mass) by Paul Winter. With full orchestra. Based on recorded songs of seals, whales, birds and wolves. Reception to follow. 7pm. (See ad, pg. XX)
RIVERWEST GARDENERS MARKET Live music, noon-3pm: Keith Watling (jazz guitar)
THE GIG Bluegrass Jam! 1-4pm
UIHLEIN HALL, Marcus Center Florentine Opera | Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (2:30pm)

14 MONDAY
JAZZ ESTATE Mark Davis Trio, 8pm, $5.
LINNEMAN’S Poets Monday 7:30 start; featured poet Ben Mulwana at 9pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch French Club, 4pm. Pajama Story Time, 6:30pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Drop In Job Help, 12 noon. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Computer Class: Intro to Word, 5:30pm. Open Mic Poetry, 6pm.

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm

15 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm
COLECTIVO Humboldt Riverwest Investment Co-op [RIC] invites you to our annual meeting on October 15th from 6:30pm – 8 pm. Learn how RIC is investing in our community including our partnership with the newly-formed 53212Presents arts group. Nominations for RIC board will be accepted. Please RSVP at
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Curtis + Garabedian + Sperrazza, 8pm
JAZZ GALLERY Tuesday Night Blues Jam, 7-9pm. With Dean Lea.
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 5:15pm Community Mindfulness Practice. 6:30pm JGCA Jazz Jam Session
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help, 1-3pm. East Branch Book Club, 7-8pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Teacher in the Library 4pm // The Any Book Book Club 5:30pm
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am

16 WEDNESDAY
AFTER GALLERY Horror Season Movie Night! Playing tonight: Get Out (2017). Doors 7pm, movie starts 7:25pm. $10 donation. Snacks and refreshments provided.
ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry, 1-2pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Trivia 7pm.
CLINTON-ROSE SENIOR CENTER Resource Fair, 9:30am-1:30pm. Learn, participate, enjoy all at our senior resource fair. There will be many information booths on housing, health, money and more. Refreshments will be served.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: An Evening with Carbon Leaf. Doors 7pm, show 8pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Extra Crispy Brass Band, 8pm, no cover.
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Musical Jam Session! Bring your own instruments, or use the ones we’ll provide. Led by Roseann Schmidt. 1-4pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage feat. Mike Plaistad; sign-up 7:30pm // starts 8pm
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Space Crazy! Kids’ Letters to Astronauts in the Early Space Age. 7-8pm. (Physics Room 139)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Bring Your Own Device 6pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Computer Class: Intro to Word 10am. Chair Yoga 2pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Credit Crash Course 6pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Trivia, 7pm. Open Mic, 9pm.
THE GIG Open Mic, 9pm
VEGGAS Epic Karaoke 9pm
WOODLAND PATTERN Timothy Donnelly, author of The Problem of the Many (Wave Books, 2019), and Bethany Price, author of Unicorn, Burning (Papeachu Press, 2019) / $Give What You Can / 7pm.

17 THURSDAY
ART*BAR Karaoke, 9pm.
BARB WESSON AT PINK HOUSE Conscious Dance. 5pm.
BREMEN CAFÉ Monthly Pinball Tournament 7pm
COMPANY BREWING WITCH (Zambia) + TBA (9pm)
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Cream City Theater presents A FEW GOOD MEN. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Rick Krause w/Mark Davis Trio, 8pm, $5.
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: DIY Arts n Crafts Day! Led by Riverwest Elders.1-4pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Playgroup with Stories, 10am. Big Head Book Club, 4pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Story Time, 10am. Close-Knit Community Workshop, 1pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Connection Dance w/ Grace D’Amore. 8:15-9:45pm
WOODLAND PATTERN Formations Series for New and Improvised Music – Set 1: Steve Nelson-Raney (drums & saxophone) and Jack Grassel (prepared banjo) – Set 2: TBA. 7pm. $Give what you can.

18 FRIDAY
ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren, Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party! 9pm-1am
ART*BAR Live Music by John Gay, 9pm.
BARB WESSON AT GREENE HALL, 3347 N Downer Av Conscious Dance. 8:30am.
BREMEN CAFÉ DubNDoom 9pm
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Songhoy Blues (desert blues from Timbuktu). 7pm doors, 8pm show.
COMPANY BREWING TRASH BASH Bike Prom (10pm)
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Cream City Theater presents A FEW GOOD MEN. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Cigarette Break, 8pm, $13.
LINNEMAN’S Paper Holland, Devil Met Contention, Halfloves. 9:30pm, $7.
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party w/ James Freshluggage. 9pm. $5.
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Friday Night Show: Creepy Cosmos. Spooky Show: 7-8pm // Very Spooky Show: 8:15-9:15pm. (Physics Room 139)
MIRAMAR THEATRE Mersiv, 9pm, $15+
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Computer Class: Intro to Pages (10am-Noon)
PAMELA SCEZNIAK ART STUDIO Open Studio: 10am-4pm. Bring your own materials and idea or work in progress, get helpful critique and material suggestions, $45
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Emily Jane Powers

19 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Live Music by Chris Jourdan, 9pm.
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: BingBong (Madison) + Bruce Humphries & The Rockabilly Rebels. DJ At 10pm: WarLock.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Satsang – We Are Strong Tour. 7pm doors, 8pm show.
COMPANY BREWING Brew City Bombshells Present: Cryptease! (10pm)
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 7am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Cream City Theater presents A FEW GOOD MEN. 7:30pm.
JAZZ ESTATE DWG – The String Project, 8pm // Late night Session Ben Dameron Trio, 11:30pm, $5.
LINNEMAN’S Silk Torpedo, Camel Tow Truck. 8:30pm, $6
MAD PLANET Prince vs. Michael Jackson, 9pm, $5.
MIRAMAR THEATRE Elephant Wrecking Ball – f Odesza, Pretty Lights, Dopapod, Bob Lanzetti, 9pm, $10-15
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Start Right, Finish Bright: Building Foundations in Your Infant & Toddler Classrooms (10:30am-1:30pm)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Film Screening: Invisible Lines, 1pm
PEACE ACTION PEACE STAND Stand for Peace at Howell & Howard. Noon – 1pm.
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Burlesque Variety Show
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen, John Higgins opening, 8 p.m., $5-$15 suggested donation.
THE GIG MilBillies/Honeygoats Invitational, 9pm

20 SUNDAY
BAY SHORE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1200 E. Hampton Rd. Concert: Confluence, Where Two Rivers Converge. Performed by Milwaukee Children’s Choir, joined with Chant Claire Chamber Choir. 6pm. Tix $15.
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: John McDonough (Austin, TX). DJ At 10pm: John Riepenhoff & Sara Caron.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Trace Bundy. 7pm doors, 8pm show.
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
INSPIRATION STUDIOS Cream City Theater presents A FEW GOOD MEN. 2pm.

JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 7pm Seed Sounds: Experimental. Paul Westfahl, drums, percussion; Linda Binder, violin; Rick Ollman, guitar, winds.
MIRAMAR THEATRE Faithfully Faded Album Tour, 9pm, $15-75
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Odyssey Workshop w/ Katie Boland 2-4pm.
RIVERWEST GARDENERS MARKET Live music, noon-3pm: Justin Jagler (singer-songwriter)
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Fauvely
THE GIG Bluegrass Jam! 1-4pm
WOODLAND PATTERN Peter Markus, author of Inside My Pencil: Teaching Poetry in Detroit Public Schools (Dzanc Books, 2019). Made possible with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. 2pm. $Give what you can.

21 MONDAY
JAZZ ESTATE Latin Jam Session w/ Cecilio Negron Jr. 8-11pm
LINNEMAN’S Poets Monday 7:30 start; featured poet Chris Doering at 9pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch French Club, 4pm. Pajama Story Time, 6:30pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Drop In Job Help, 12 noon. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Computer Class: Intro to Excel, 5:30pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH Narcotics Anonymous Meeting: Open to the public every third Monday, 7:30pm

22 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Funk Night with Jack Reed, 9pm
JAZZ GALLERY Tuesday Night Blues Jam, 7-9pm. With Dean Lea.
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 5:15pm Community Mindfulness Practice. 6:30pm JGCA Jazz Jam Session
LINNEMAN’S Fool For Love – theater / music tribute to Sam Shepard. Featuring Chicago actors Amee Binder and Paul McComas. Proceeds benefit the Alma Center and Marquette University’s Center For Peacemaking. 7pm doors, 8pm show. $5.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help, 1-3pm. East Branch Book to Art Club, 6-7pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Teacher in the Library 4pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am

23 WEDNESDAY
AFTER GALLERY Horror Season Movie Night! Playing tonight: Pet Sematary. Doors 7pm, movie starts 7:25pm. $10 donations, snacks and refreshments provided.
ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry, 1-2pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Trivia 7pm. Mack Deez 9pm, The New Grey 9:45pm, Rags & Riches 11pm
COMPANY BREWING Yoga, Beer and B*tching (6-9pm)
JAZZ ESTATE Organ Night Dan Schneck Trio, 8pm
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: The Art of Jewelry Making, a Hands-On Workshop. Not mandatory, but please consider offering a small donation, and/or bring some of your own materials. Led by Hannah Medrow. 1-4pm.
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage feat. Scott Hanson; sign-up 7:30pm // starts 8pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch East Branch Chess Club, 5:30pm. Bring Your Own Device 6pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Computer Class: Intro to Excel 10am. Chair Yoga 2pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Big-Head Book Club 5pm.

NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Trivia, 7pm. Open Mic, 9pm.
THE GIG Open Mic, 9pm
VEGGAS Epic Karaoke 9pm
WOODLAND PATTERN Acclaimed Wisconsin-based author Kathie Giorgio will read from her new novel, If You Tame Me (Black Rose Writing, 2019) 7pm / $Give What You Can

24 THURSDAY
ART*BAR Open Mic Comedy, 10pm.
BARB WESSON AT PINK HOUSE Conscious Dance. 5pm.
BREMEN CAFÉ Gloin, Goldenfleece, Treesreach

FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Janet Evra Quartet 8pm // Late Night Session Joe Niemann Quartet 11:30pm
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Macro-Photography “Streamlined”, Part.2 of 2. Get prints of your photos from Part 1, and create new ones with a new streamlined system… (less waiting, more fun!). Led by Amy Schmutte. 1-4pm
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 6pm – 9pm Milwaukee River Advocates: Spoken Word
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Playgroup with Stories, 10am.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Story Time, 10am. Close-Knit Community Workshop, 1pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.
PEACE ACTION PEACE STAND Stand for Peace at Brady & Farwell. Noon – 1pm.
TRANSFER PIZZARIA, 101 W Mitchell Riverwest Elders Wisdom Gathering and Potluck Lunch, Noon-2:30pm.
WOODLAND PATTERN Open mic poetry presented by the Urban Echo Poets. Members of the Urban Echo Poets read, write, and appreciate poetry with images from nature. 7pm. $Give What You Can.

25 FRIDAY
ANGELO’S PIANO LOUNGE, 1686 N Van Buren, Julie’s Karaoke Piano Party! 9pm-1am
ART*BAR Live Music by Scott Wilcox, 9pm.
BARB WESSON AT GREENE HALL, 3347 N Downer Av Conscious Dance. 8:30am.
BREMEN CAFÉ Bremenhain 10pm
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Circle A Presents … (tba). DJ At 10pm: Fazio.
COMPANY BREWING Cream City Beat Battle Vol. 2, 10pm
JAZZ ESTATE Nineteen Thirteen, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S The Pugilists, Spudbucket. 8:30pm, $8
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Friday Night Show: Creepy Cosmos. Spooky Show: 7-8pm // Very Spooky Show: 8:15-9:15pm. Tickets are available on our website at uwm.edu/planetarium. (Physics Room 139)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Computer Class: Intro to Numbers (10am-Noon) // Art Workshop Presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.) (4-5:30pm)
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Hot Lips
Veggas Halloween Costume Contest see Ad p.2

26 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Live Music by The Woodpile, 9pm.
CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Xposed 4Heads “Halloween Show”. DJ At 10pm: Quixotic Control
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Maricka Hackman. 7pm doors, 8pm show.
COMPANY BREWING The Haunted House Party, 10pm
CREAM CITY HOSTEL, 500 E Center St Halloween Harvest Celebration! Pumpkin patch, carving station, brats. Fun starts at 11am.
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 7am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Lesser Lakes Trio
LINNEMAN’S Hay Milwaukee Halloween Hootenanny! Featuring The Long Line Riders and guest performances by The Likes of Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, The Byrd’s, and more!! 9pm $7
MAD PLANET The 10th Annual Halloween Throw Down! 9pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Mad Science Halloween Spooktacular Show! 2pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am

27 SUNDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ CRLSS 10:30pm, The Devilish Winks 11:10pm

CIRCLE A “Alive At Eight”: Derek Pritzl & Friends. DJ At 10pm: Sextor
CREAM CITY HOSTEL, 500 E Center St Halloween Harvest Celebration! Pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
MILWAUKEE TRICK OR TREATING 1-4pm
RIVERWEST GARDENERS MARKET Harvest Celebration! Last day of the market and we’re having a street party. Cider press demonstration; delicious soup and cider made with fresh, local ingredients from the market. Live music, noon-3pm: Dena Aronson (world pop)
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Elevator Trio (jazz) 5-7pm. No cover charge.
SEVEN SISTERS TRADING CO, 928 E Center Henna & Samhain Ritual, 1-4pm. With henna artist Renee Bebeau!
THE GIG Bluegrass Jam! 1-4pm
WOODLAND PATTERN Submitathon: Whether you’re trying to publish your first piece in a lit mag, looking to place your manuscript, or applying for a residency, we will make it a party! We’ll kick off with a conversation about the ins & outs of submitting your work, what editors are looking for, and how to handle (probably a lot of) rejection. We’ll spend the remaining time sharing lists of places to submit, preparing our submissions, and sending them off. 1-3pm. $Give what you can (?)

28 MONDAY
JAZZ ESTATE Blues Night Misha Siegfried, no cover, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poets Monday 7:30 start; featured poet Kenneth Woodall at 9pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch French Club, 4pm. Pajama Story Time, 6:30pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Drop In Job Help, 12 noon. Teacher in the Library 4pm. Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint, 5:30pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm

29 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke 10pm
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
JAZZ ESTATE The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken 9pm no cover
JAZZ GALLERY Tuesday Night Blues Jam, 7-9pm. With Dean Lea.
JAZZ GALLERY CENTER FOR THE ARTS 5:15pm Community Mindfulness Practice. 6:30pm JGCA Jazz Jam Session
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Drop-In Job Help, 1-3pm. Fostering and Adoption, 6pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Teacher in the Library 4pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY (St. Casimir site) For residents of 53202, 53203, 53211, 53212 and 53217 zip codes, 8:30-10:30am

30 WEDNESDAY
AFTER GALLERY Horror Season Movie Night! Playing tonight: Hocus Pocus. Doors 7pm, movie starts 7:25. $10 donation, snacks and refreshments provided.
ALL PEOPLES CHURCH Food Pantry, 1-2pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Trivia 7pm.
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Good Ol’ Fashioned Game Playin! We’ll be set up with 2-4 small-group tables of the best “classic” games. Rotate around or stick with your favorite! Led by Margo Skrentny. 1-4pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage feat. Dr. Love; sign-up 7:30pm // starts 8pm
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Planescarium! Settle in for a spooky movie night with the Planetarium Club at UWM. We’re showing two frightening favorites this year: Beetlejuice and Halloween (2018). Admission is free and popcorn will be available. (Physics Room 139, starts @7pm)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Branch Bring Your Own Device 6pm.
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint 10am. Chair Yoga 2pm. Teen Job Center 3pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.
NORTHCOTT NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE Food/Clothing Pantry (NorthcottHouse.org) for 53212 zipcode only 11am-2pm
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE Trivia, 7pm. Open Mic, 9pm.
THE GIG Open Mic, 9pm
VEGGAS Epic Karaoke 9pm
WOODLAND PATTERN A reading from Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice. 7pm / $Give What You Can

31 THURSDAY – Happy Halloween!
BARB WESSON AT PINK HOUSE Conscious Dance. 5pm.
BREMEN CAFÉ Billy Dreamer 10pm, Titty City 11pm, Nasty Boys 12am
CIRCLE A Circle A’s Halloween Anniversary! “Alive At Eight”: Voot Warnings + Aluminum Knot Eye + Powerwagon. DJ At 11pm: TBA
CLINTON-ROSE SENIOR CENTER Nightmare at Clinton Rose! Starts at 12:30pm. Lots of candy, spooky punch, face painting and ghost. Please join us for a Halloween celebration. Come in costume. Grandchildren and great grandchildren are invited.
COLECTIVO Prospect The Back Room at Colectivo: Old Man Luedecke, 7pm doors, 8pm show.
COMPANY BREWING ?Circus On Center Street? ft. Clownvis Presley, Zed Kenzo, The Duckmen ($10)
FONDY FARMERS MARKET, 2200 W. Fond du Lac Ave Food from more than 40 farmers and local food producers. 9am-3pm.
HALLOWEEN! East Townsend Street in Riverwest trick-or-treating for kids and adults from 6-8pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Third Coast Blues w/Jim Liban, Anthony Deutsch, Kurt Koenig, Matt Liban (8pm)
JAZZ GALLERY OWL Programming: Letter-Writing Workshop! Led by Anja “Notanja” Sieger. 1-4pm
LINNEMAN’S Jorge Valentine & Friends. 8pm, $6
MANFRED OLSON PLANETARIUM, UWM Planescarium! Settle in for a spooky movie night with the Planetarium Club at UWM. We’re showing two frightening favorites this year: Beetlejuice and Halloween (2018). Admission is free and popcorn will be available. (Physics Room 139, starts @7pm)
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – East Playgroup with Stories, 10am. DIY Squishies! 3:30pm
MKE PUBLIC LIBRARY – MLK Branch Story Time, 10am. Close-Knit Community Workshop, 1pm. Teacher in the Library 4pm.