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Lilo Allen and the importance of activism

Lilo Allen photo by Mahdi Gransberry by Adam Krueger,photo by Mahdi Gransberry Lilo Allen is a Milwaukee based artist and business owner of Papyrus & Charms. She creates culturally conscious art that is wearable and handmade. Everything Allen makes honors her African American and Jamaican heritage. Allen works with the Bronzeville Collective, a collaborative store […]

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Neighbor Spotlight – Dale Jones

Dale Jones photo by Lee Gutowski by Lee Gutowski Dale Jones sat on a porch in Riverwest recently for an interview with the Riverwest Currents. Porches are his natural element at the moment; from this porch, Dale can point out more than one that he’s built or worked on right on this very block. And […]

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