• 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
readings & workshops
March 22

Community Conversation About The Round House 

special events
March 24

Anne Kingsbury passes the torch to our new directors!

readings & workshops
March 28

Poetry Reading: Sherwin Bitsui & Bojan Louis

readings & workshops
March 29

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
April 4

Creative Open Mic “Show Your Love of the River” Sharing & Member Meeting

film & video
April 6

aCinema Screening

readings & workshops
April 11

Poetry Reading: Luci Tapahonso and Margaret Noodin

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

April 19

Alash Ensemble

April 21

Woman: Frailty Thy Name, works by Renee Baker

April 22

ACL presents Renee Baker Quartet, Visual Dark Scratch Suite

readings & workshops
May 2

Poetry Reading: Rena Priest

May 13

Alternating Currents Live presents The Bridge

readings & workshops
May 16

Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series Noel Pabillo Mariano

May 17

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
May 24

Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

Archived readings & workshops
Apr 9 Sunday, April 9

Join us as we welcome Stacy Szymaszek & Ariel Goldberg! This reading is part of Shift: Guest Curators from the LGBTQ Community, a series of exhibitions, readings & performances celebrating work by LGBTQ+ writers & artists.


Ariel Goldberg is a writer, artist and curator. Their publications include The Estrangement Principle (Nightboat Books) and The Photographer (Roof Books). Goldberg is the Friday Night Coordinator at The Poetry Project. Their research and performance based work has been supported by the New York Public Library, Franklin Furnace Fund, Headlands Center for the Arts, The Invisible Dog, Residencias Artísticas Intercambios and SOMA in Mexico City. They teach at Parsons, The New School, Pratt Institute, and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Photography & Imaging.


Stacy Szymaszek is a poet, editor and arts administrator. She is the author of the books Emptied of All Ships (Litmus Press, 2005), Hyperglossia (Litmus Press, 2009), hart island (Nightboat Books, 2015) and Journal of Ugly Sites & Other Journals (Fence Books, 2016). Her book A Year From Today will be published in 2017. She is a regular teacher for Naropa University's Summer Writing Program, and mentor for Queer Art Mentorship. Szymaszek is the Director of The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church.



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