Currents Calendar September 2022

Compiled by Lee Ann Gutowski

A few special events:

9/16/2022 Friday Launch Party 
 Living Your Dreams Events Milwaukee 

Join us Friday Sept 16, 7 to 11 PM at the Grand Ballroom, Hilton Garde Inn, 11600 W Park Place, 53224The band Swing Nouveau, will be joining for the Launch Party, including Casino Games, Hors D’oeuvers, & Bar.  RSVP by 9/09 and buy tickets  at    https://lyde.ticketleap.com/
Do you like swing music? Sample Swing Nouveau here: http://www.swingnouveau.net/song-list.html

DOORS OPEN SATURDAY 09/25 AND SUNDAY 09/26

CLICK HERE FOR INFO

Sunday, Sept 25th PAUL ZASADNY 50th BIRTHDAY FUND RAISER
ART BAR Start 5:00pm  Our friend Paul will be moving, where he is not sure, but he needs some financial help and here is a party to help him along. Happy Birthday Paul!

September 1 THURSDAY
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Opening Reception: RIVERWEST ELDERS ART EXHIBIT. 5-8pm
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Dharma Recovery Meditation group (6:30pm)
UWM PLANETARIUM Stars ‘n S’mores, 8-10pm.

Friday September 2
BAR CENTRO Garrett Waite Trio, 8-10:30pm
COMPANY BREWING The Turn Up with DJ Bizzon | End Of Summer Edition, 10pm, $5-10
JAZZ ESTATE The Stephen Hull Experience, 7pm, $15
LINNEMAN’S BILLY RUSSO Billy Russo, 9pm, $10
PINK HOUSE STUDIO African Dance w/ Roxanna and Yaya (6pm)
RIVERWEST PIZZA, 932 E Wright Legendary Fingerstyle Guitar Sessions, part 2! 5pm
UWM PLANETARIUM Constellations of the Zodiac: Virgo, 7-8pm, $6 General/$5 UWM Students
WOODLAND PATTERN in person aCinema presents a curated group program featuring film and video works by Marianne Hoffmeister, Duncan Marquiss, and more!

3 SATURDAY
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Contraptions // DJ tba at 10pm
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
JAZZ GALLERY Artist Talk & Hands-on Workshop, 1-4pm. All ages invited to meet one of the artists from the Purposeful Visions exhibit, enjoy light refreshments, and get to know your creative community!
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
LINNEMAN’S Izzy Veta, Lobi, Michah Emrich. 8pm, $10
OAK CREEK LIONS FEST The Squeezettes, Noon-3pm
SHANK HALL 49 Winchester, Matt Koziol (8pm, $15)
STAND FOR PEACE at Lincoln Memorial & La Fayette Hill Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm

4 SUNDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Hold ‘Em Poker, 1pm; Bingo w/Tony, 6-8:30pm; Hanna Simone Band, Merrill Miller, Samantha Henson starting 10pm
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
LINNEMAN’S Purple Funk Metropolis, Funky Chemist, Bronzeville Jazz Experience. 7pm. $10
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Ecstatic Dance in Kern Park, 11am-12:30pm. $5-15
RIVERWEST FARMERS MARKET 2700 block of N. Pierce Street, 10am-3pm

SHANK HALL Ben Mulwana, Cullah, Colorblind Chameleon. 8pm, $5
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm

5 MONDAY
LABOR DAY
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Super Gentle Yoga w/Sarah (9:30am); Mindful Yoga w/Sarah (6pm)

6 TUESDAY
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Sketching and Drawing (5-week class): Tuesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4
PINK HOUSE STUDIO KIS Keep It Simple Yoga 6pm

7 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect SKWEEZY JIBBS, 8pm
BAR CENTRO Bar Centro Open Mic Jazz Jam Session, 9pm – midnight
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Craig Packard
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Abstract Art (5-week class): Wednesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Gentle Vinyasa Yoga w/Kat M. Drop-in’s welcome. 11am-Noon
SHANK HALL Joseph, Free Range. 8pm, $30
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm

8 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Josh Rouse, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Very Garcia Presents: An Old & In the Way tribute! Featuring members of Chicken Wire Empire, the Milbillies, Earthmother. 6pm, $12
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Watercolor Painting (5-week class): Thursdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 8, 15, 29, and Oct. 6, 13
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Dharma Recovery Meditation group (6:30pm)
SHANK HALL Steve ‘n’ Seagulls; Volk. 8pm. $20-25

9 FRIDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect William Fitzsimmons w/special guest Stuart Simmons. 8pm
BAR CENTRO Milwaukee Jazz Institute Presents: Benny Benack. 8 10:30pm
JAZZ ESTATE Jerry Grillo, 7pm, $14
LINNEMAN’S Comfort Shag; Bob Perry. 7pm, $10
OLD GERMAN BEER HALL, 1009 N Old World Third Street (MLK Drive) The Squeezettes, 9pm-Midnight
PINK HOUSE STUDIO African Dance w/ Roxanna and Yaya (6pm)
RIVERWEST PIZZA, 932 E Wright Cruisin Round , 4pm
SHANK HALL Tommy Prine, Charlie Overbey. 8pm. $25-30

10 SATURDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Beth Stelling (The Petty Betty Tour), 8pm
BAR CENTRO Heirloom. 8-10:30pm
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Waymores (Georgia) + JP Cyr and the Midnightmen
GREAT RIVERWEST RUMMAGE SALE & FLEA MARKET Over 150 vendors, 9am-5pm, Fratney & Burleigh
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
LINNEMAN’S Indonesian Junk, Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band, Mad Mojo Jett. 9pm, $10
RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Iyengar Yoga Workshop (monthly event), 9-11:30am
SHANK HALL Goran & Morgan of The Gufs. 8pm, $20
STAND FOR PEACE at HWY 100 & Bluemound Rd Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Coffee House Friends Gathering & Open Jam, 7:30-9:30pm. Suggested donation: $5-15

11 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect The Velveteers, 8pm
BAR CENTRO Ethan Philion Quartet. 7-9:30pm
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Ecstatic Dance in Kern Park, 11am-12:30pm. $5-15
RIVERWEST FARMERS MARKET 2700 block of N. Pierce Street, 10am-3pm
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm

12 MONDAY
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: Michaelangelo
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Super Gentle Yoga w/Sarah (9:30am); Mindful Yoga w/Sarah (6pm)
RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Gentle Yoga Basics with Haley, 11am-Noon; 7:30-8:30pm (

13 TUESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Charlotte Sands w/special guests No Love for the Middle Child. 8pm.
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Sketching and Drawing (5-week class): Tuesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4
PINK HOUSE STUDIO KIS Keep It Simple Yoga 6pm

14 WEDNESDAY Traditional Irish Music Session, 6:30-9pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: The Brothers Sanchez
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Abstract Art (5-week class): Wednesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Gentle Vinyasa Yoga w/Kat M. Drop-in’s welcome. 11am-Noon
SHANK HALL Levin Brothers, 8pm, $20
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm

15 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect John Craigie, 8pm
BAR CENTRO ABC’s of Jazz with Joan Dadian, 7-9pm
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Craic-y Hour. Craic: the Irish word for fun, enjoyment, or good times. 6-8pm, come hang out with the Milwaukee Irish dance community
LINNEMAN’S Uazit, Hannah Simone, Maybe Hazel, Rocket Cat. 7pm, $5
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Watercolor Painting (5-week class): Thursdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 8, 15, 29, and Oct. 6, 13
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Dharma Recovery Meditation group (6:30pm)
SHANK HALL Cozy Danger, North Warren, The Nile Club. 8pm

16 FRIDAY
BAR CENTRO Donna Woodall Duo. 8-10:30pm
LINNEMAN’S Man Random; Clementine. 7pm, $10
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Video Dance Party feat. Goth Barge. 9pm start. $7
PINK HOUSE STUDIO African Dance w/ Roxanna and Yaya (6pm)

17 SATURDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect William Elliott Whitmore, 8pm
BAR CENTRO Smoke N’ Mirrors. 8-10:30pm
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: dREW + TBA
ELM GROVE OKTOBERFEST The Squeezettes, 4-8pm
GATHERING PLACE BREWING Vintage on Vienna! Noon-4pm. Vendors, food and music! Featuring Noah James Hittner, 12:30-2pm
Plants on the Street (4-8pm)
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
INVIVO WELLNESS Gong Meditation by Gongtopia with Michael Bettine. Workshop, 1:15-3pm. $30. Register at https://invivowellness.com/workshops-events/

17 SATURDAY CONTINUED
JAZZ GALLERY Annual Members Show! Opening reception, 6-8pm. (Show runs Aug. 28 through Oct. 2)
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
LINNEMAN’S Big Swig, 9pm, $12
MAD PLANET BEYONCE vs. RIHANNA 9pm. Hosted by DJ Frank Straka
MIRAMAR THEATRE Glowzoola! America’s Largest Glow Party. With Nick Varell, 9pm. $20-35
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Start date for Music Together taught by Will Branch, 9:30am. Music intro lessons for 3-5 yrs, with parents. 8 session class- Must register.
SHANK HALL The Lovin’ Kind, 8pm, $10
STAND FOR PEACE at Sherman Blvd & North Av Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire John Justus (Hallowtribe) and Jorge Vallentine, 7:30-9:30pm. Suggested donation: $5-15

18 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Artikal Sound System, 8pm
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
LINNEMAN’S Planned Parenthood Benefit with Eccentric Acoustic. Doors 3pm, show 4pm. Donations at door go to Planned Parenthood.
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Ecstatic Dance in Kern Park, 11am-12:30pm. $5-15
RIVERWEST FARMERS MARKET 2700 block of N. Pierce Street, 10am-3pm
SHANK HALL Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, 5pm, $20
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm

19 MONDAY
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: Ally Fay
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Super Gentle Yoga w/Sarah (9:30am); Mindful Yoga w/Sarah (6pm)
RIVERWEST YOGASHALA In-Person: Yoga Foundations: 201 w/ Tracey (5:45-7:15pm)
SHANK HALL Jake Shimabukuro, Justin Kawika Young. 8pm, $35

20 TUESDAY
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Sketching and Drawing (5-week class): Tuesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4
PINK HOUSE STUDIO KIS Keep It Simple Yoga 6pm
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Song Circle: Autumn Equinox Edition! 6:30-8pm at the Urban Ecology Center/Riverside. Register at UEC 21

21 WEDNESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Charming Disaster + Professor Pinkerton, 9pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: April Dejon
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Abstract Art (5-week class): Wednesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Gentle Vinyasa Yoga w/Kat M. Drop-in’s welcome. 11am-Noon
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm

22 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Thee Sacred Souls, 8pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Esculis, Isle of Merchants, Thick Needles
FIRST DAY OF AUTUMN
LINNEMAN’S Steve Silver. Doors 6pm, show 7pm, no cover.
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Dharma Recovery Meditation group (6:30pm)

23 FRIDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Michael Blaustein, 8pm
BAR CENTRO Aaron Stroessner Quartet, 8-10:30pm
COMPANY BREWING Black Cow: A Steely Dan Revue. 10pm, $10
LINNEMAN’S Hungry Hearts: A Bruce Springsteen tribute for the benefit of the American Heart Association. With Chris Haise Band, Bryon Cherry Band, Althea, Ben Harold & the Rising, Bruce Humphries & the Rockabilly Rebels, The Riverwest Aces, The Johnston Brothers, ANDII, Pete Freeman. Doors 6:30pm, show 7:30pm, $10
MIRAMAR THEATRE Pharaoh’s Chamber with CAYDENC; Chomper, JET BLVCK
NOMAD WORLD PUB, 1401 E Brady St The Squeezettes, 7-9pm
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Open Studio! One Friday a month, 10am-4pm. Bring your materials plus idea or work in progress. $45, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes
PINK HOUSE STUDIO African Dance w/ Roxanna and Yaya (6pm)
SHANK HALL American Aquarium, Jesse Daniel. 8pm, $20
UWM PLANETARIUM Dancing Under the Stars: Bachata & Merengue. 6-8pm

24 SATURDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Joe Purdy, 8pm
BAR CENTRO Robin Pluer Quartet, 8-10:30pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Orbital Mothers/SSAANN/West Nile Crows
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Nineteen-Thirteen
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Broadway Bound Premiere Cabaret. 7pm
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
LINNEMAN’S MKE Music Night XXXIV, 7:30pm, $10
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Cozy Concert with Folkgoddess — Diane Patterson! Find her on Soundcloud or www.dianepatterson.org. $10-20
RIVERWEST YOGASHALA Yoga for All the Grown Ups Caring for Kids (with childcare!) 9-10:15am
SHANK HALL The Nile Club, Diet Lite, Totally Cashed. 8pm. $15 / $10 if wearing formal attire
STAND FOR PEACE at Chavez (16th) & Greenfield Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Anne Heaton, 7:30-9:30pm. Suggested donation: $5-15
UWM PLANETARIUM Doors Open MKE! 1-5pm. Free 20-minute-long stargazing shows inside the planetarium every 45 minutes. Shows will be at 10:15 am, 11 am, 11:45 am, 12:30 pm, 1:15 pm, 2 pm, 2:45 pm, 3:30 pm, and 4:15 pm.

25 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect The Samples, 8pm
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Riverwest Elders Exhibit — Open Gallery, Noon-2pm
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Ecstatic Dance in Kern Park, 11am-12:30pm. $5-15
RIVERWEST FARMERS MARKET 2700 block of N. Pierce Street, 10am-3pm
RIVERWEST PIZZA Lulu Quintet plays on the covered outdoor patio — rain or shine! 5pm
ROSH HASHANAH begins at sunset
ST AUGUSTINE OKTOBERFEST (Bay View) The Squeezettes, 4:30-8pm
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
ZAO MKE CHURCH, 2319 Kenwood Blvd MKE rally and car & bike caravan, 12:30pm. Starts at church across from the UWM Union. Be part of the call to end the U.S. economic blockade and policies that divide Latino/Latinx families! See wicuba.org. This follows the worst fire in Cuba’s history, see letcubalive.info.

26 MONDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Robert Finley 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: Paul Zasadny
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Super Gentle Yoga w/Sarah (9:30am); Mindful Yoga w/Sarah (6pm)
RIVERWEST YOGASHALA In-Person: Yoga Foundations: 201 w/ Tracey (5:45-7:15pm)

27 TUESDAY
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Sketching and Drawing (5-week class): Tuesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27 and Oct. 4
PINK HOUSE STUDIO KIS Keep It Simple Yoga 6pm

28 WEDNESDAY
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Mathilde Prosen Oldani
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Abstract Art (5-week class): Wednesdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Gentle Vinyasa Yoga w/Kat M. Drop-in’s welcome. 11am-Noon
SHANK HALL Billy Cobham’s Crosswinds Project, 8pm, $35
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm

29 THURSDAY
INSPIRATION STUDIOS, 1500 S 73rd Intro to Watercolor Class (session 1). 6-8pm. Contact Inspiration Studios to register.
LINNEMAN’S Cheaper than Therapy. Doors 6pm, show 7pm, drinks and tips encouraged!
PAMELA SCESNIAK ART STUDIO, 2473 N Weil St Watercolor Painting (5-week class): Thursdays, 10am-Noon or 6:30-8:30pm. $125, sign up at pamelascesniak.com/classes. Sept. 8, 15, 29, and Oct. 6, 13
PINK HOUSE STUDIO Dharma Recovery Meditation group (6:30pm)
SHANK HALL Pierre Bensusan 8pm, $20
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect North Warren & Social Cig, w/special guests Alley Eyes and Fellow Kinsman, 8pm

30 FRIDAY
BAR CENTRO Claudia Johnson, 8-10:30pm
BREMEN CAFÉ A soulful Friday
LINNEMAN’S Ethan Keller, Sam Knutson, Luke Cerny. 9pm, $10
PINK HOUSE STUDIO African Dance w/ Roxanna and Yaya (6pm)
RIVERWEST PIZZA, 932 E Wright Smoke N’ Mirrors with special guest Troy Leisemann, 5-8pm
SHANK HALL Anthony Gomes, 8pm $20
UWM PLANETARIUM Constellations of the Zodiac: Libra. 7-8pm. $6 General/$5 UWM Students