• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
February 23

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale & Roberto Harrison

readings & workshops
February 24

RESCHEDULED: Genre: Urban Arts No. 3 Release

readings & workshops
March 1

Wisconsin Reads The Round House

film & video
March 2

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
March 7

Poetry Reading: Kwabena Antoine Nixon

readings & workshops
March 8

Poetry Reading: Ed Block & Jenny Benjamin

readings & workshops
March 14

Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series: Suman Chhabra

performances
March 15

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
March 17

Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body with Nikki Wallschlaeger, Jose-Luis Moctezuma & Jay Besemer

readings & workshops
March 22

Community Conversation About The Round House 

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Sherwin Bitsui & Bojan Louis

film & video
April 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
April 11

Poetry Reading: Luci Tapahonso

readings & workshops
April 14

Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series: Lo Kwa Mei-en

readings & workshops
April 17

Poetry Reading and Conversation with Roberto Harrison @ Brown Deer Public Library

performances
April 19

Alash Ensemble

exhibitions
April 21

Woman: Frailty Thy Name, works by Renee Baker

performances
April 22

ACL presents Renee Baker Quartet, Visual Dark Scratch Suite

readings & workshops
May 2

Poetry Reading: Layli Long Soldier

performances
May 13

Alternating Currents Live presents The Bridge

readings & workshops
May 16

Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series Noel Pabillo Mariano

performances
May 17

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
May 24

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

Archived performances
Jun 13 June 13 - June 13
7:00pm, Pay What You Can

 

BRICOLAGE BIZARRE COLLABORATIVE presents

Bird House: An unfolding of events in real time with real people

 

Bird House is a performative experience for all to engage. This interactive journey calls attention to the repetitive motions of our everyday occurrence. Housed within Woodland Pattern Book Center for four hours the troupe will unfold multiple vignettes comprised of text, animated projections, movement, and sound. Bricolage Bizarre’s is a gentle choreography of the handmade, offering glimpses of humor through monologue, poetic movement, and a dialogue of sounds. The viewer is promised a real experience of laughter, nostalgia, and head scratching.   

 


BRICOLAGE BIZARRE's debut was a 2004 experimental performance inspired by lighthouses, clothes lines, cabaret, Jean Cocteau, and Japanese Butoh theater. Their common interests in the moving image combined with the human body, poetry, sound, and art brought the trio together. With the mission is to create thought provoking experiential work, Bricolage Bizarre invites the viewer to tease out from the work something familiar and strange. Founding members are Raina Benoit, Angela Livermore, and Aurelien Piantanida.