• 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 16 Thursday, August 16
7:00pm, $6

Set 1
John McCoy- Modular Synthesis
Nathan Montgomery- Guitar, electronics and voice
Miles Allen Saxophone and Clarinet 

John, Nathan, and Miles will perform a set of improvised music.

Set 2
Hal Rammel - sound palette
Jakob Heinemann - bass

As a composer and improviser Hal Rammel utilizes musical instruments of his own design and construction. His most recent collaborators include violinist Linda Binder (PaVda), cellist Matt Turner (Fractures & Phantoms), and guitarist Chris Burns (Scrawl). In 2016 Penumbra Music published “The Amplified Palette: A History in Pictures” to mark the 25th anniversary of his work with this electroacoustic instrument.

Jakob Heinemann is a bass player, composer, improvisor and educator from Madison, Wisconsin. In 2017, he graduated from Lawrence University with a degree in music performance, where he studied with many great artists, including Bill Carrothers, Matt Turner, Patty Darling and Mark Urness. Also in 2017 Jakob moved to Chicago, IL. Some of his current projects includes music for solo bass, the original music quintet Work Friends, and the electroacoustic trio Collector. He’s also continually working on composing original music.