On Earth Day – Tuesday, April 22 – Riverwest will kick off their annual Earth Day Extravaganza. First event of the season will be the opening and reception for the RAISE YOUR VOICE an art show featuring juried works on political and social justice issues at the Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, 926 E […]
Story and photo by Peggy Schulz Paul Atwater has owned his Weil Street duplex, on its typically small 120’x30’ Riverwest lot, for almost 18 years. Before buying his current home, he lived in the house to the north, as a renter. But he has a love for the neighborhood, and, more importantly, his neighbors, that […]
Gordon Park Humboldt & Locust 4 TH of JULY CELEBRATION! THURSDAY, JULY 4th PARADE!
JUL 1-3 & 5 BEERLINE TRAIL, by Cafe Corazon, 3129 N Bremen, Free drop-in art activities for kids 4-17 sponsored by AWE, awe-inc.org
JUL 1-31 RIVERWEST CO-OP CAFÉ, 733 E Clarke, Jesse Graves: Mudstencils on Panel (see ad Page 4)
JUL 7-14 POWER DOWN WEEK Get off the grid! powerdownweek.com (see story Page 5)
JUL 12-14, 18-21 SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK, Kilbourn/Kadish Park, As You Like It
JUL 19-31 ART BAR, 722 E Burleigh, Art Show Opening: SuperCalatravalistic (see ad Page 15)
Power Down Week, July 7-14
by Zahner of Transition Milwaukee
“Reduce your carbon footprint and do it together!”
Transition Milwaukee will host the fourth annual Power Down Week, a series of events held throughout the city designed to build community while using less energy. From July 7 through July 14, individuals and organizations will participate in teaching do-it-yourself skills and workshops that incorporate less reliance on fossil fuels. Last year neighborhoods hosted a “kalegate” party, clothing swap, general fix-it gathering, honey-tasting, contra dance, homemade personal care products workshop, and many other group gatherings.