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A conversation with Antler starts with a walk down to the Milwaukee River. Dressed in jeans and boots, his ample white beard framing his face, the 58-year-old Riverwester could be taken for a lumberjack. But as he speaks of coming to the river on winter nights to immerse himself in the icy silence, there is no doubt that the gentle-voiced man is the infamous Milwaukee poet.

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Poetry for a Small Planet

featuring Jeff Poniewaz and Milwaukee Poet Laureate Antler Tuesday, November 18th, 7pm at Marquette’s Haggerty Museum Free! The Haggerty Museum of Art on Marquette University campus will host a free poetry reading featuring Riverwest poets Jeff Poniewaz and Antler. Both poets have consistently addressed environmental issues in their poetry. Antler’s book of “Selected Poems” was […]

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Lanterns for Peace 8/9

Peace Action’s 17th annual Lanterns for Peace event on Saturday, August 9, will be part of an expanded program, “Rhythms for a Nuclear Free World,” featuring a variety of world music. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton in downtown Milwaukee. It will feature De La Buena’s salsa and world music, Taqsim with its unique middle eastern jazz, and Lucky Diop with his Kassumai African Band and Dancers. And much more…

Posted inFurther Down Stream

July 2003

Garbage incident – National Trails Day – Annual Hank Aaron Trail Project Run – Block Clubs Cleanup – 2004 National Green Convention in Milwaukee – Funds for Block Parties – Scam Artists – First Annual Preserve Milwaukee Picnic – Tamarack Trips – Candidate Folaron in Riverwest – Denis Kitchen – Frank Zeidler and others at Riverwest Community History Book Reception – Mising Mail – Milwaukee Bicycle Collective – Annual Garfield Avenue Blues – Trees for Center St. – Gordon Park Splash Pad