• 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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exhibitions
October 6 -28

Exhibition - Ugly Duckling Presse: 25th Anniversary Celebration

performances
October 18

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
October 20

Poetry Reading: Soham Patel and Lauren Russell 

readings & workshops
October 25

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets + Open Mic

readings & workshops
October 28

Poetry Reading: Kathleen A. Dale, Louisa Loveridge Gallas, Judith Harway, and Bill Murtaugh

special events
November 17

We Exist to Prove the Living Artist: 38th Anniversary Gala

readings & workshops
November 30

Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale and Daniel Owen

film & video
December 14

Film Screening: Riverwest Film & Video by Emir Cakaroz

Archived performances
Aug 18 Thursday, August 18
7:00pm, Give What You Can

Formations is a monthly music series dedicated to fostering the growth of new and improvised music in Milwaukee.


 

SET 1

 

Chris Weller - tenor saxophone & effects

Devin Drobka - drums & percussion

 

Devin Drobka and Chris Weller are two musical brothers from the Midwest making heartfelt original and improvised music. Collaborating together for a decade in various groups, including Chicago-based trio Hanging Hearts and Devin's own Bell Dance Songs, the formation of their duo project has been a long time coming. The duo's soon-to-be-released record, Bluestown, marks their formal debut.


 

SET 2

 

Hal Rammel - amplified sound palette

Jay Mollerskov - guitar/electronics

Pat Reinholz - cello/electronics

Steve Schlei - laptop/iPad, software instrument(s)