• 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

Small Press

Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2017

$15

Poetry

 

Each poem in So What is entitled “So What,” which speaks to the idea that everything is a contribution to the singular endless stolen poem of history. As an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation questioning the validity of American ideals, Cline’s lyric and prose poems interrogate his complicity in imperialism. This long-awaited volume of colloquial verse from a rising Native American voice maintains eloquence, poignancy, and humor throughout— think a tribal Frank O’Hara.