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…
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
Longtime Riverwest resident and current Milwaukee poet laureate Antler will lead a poetry workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturdays from June 7 to July 26
at Woodland Pattern, 720 E. Locust St.
News briefs for Riverwest and surrounding environs… June is a month of controversy! A furtive, anonymous person has charged the Riverwest Currents with “censorship.” The River Neighbors Association is trying to muscle the Riverwest Neighborhood Association into changing its name. RNAmail members are pondering gentrification and dog poop. And the Brewzerkus was jailed in St. Louis. CASH has only begun to fight freeway expansion….
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