• 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

readings & workshops
Feb 23 Friday, February 23
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Poetry Reading: Anna Vitale & Roberto Harrison

Anna Vitale is the author of Detroit Detroit (Roof Books), Different Worlds (Troll Thread), and several chapbooks including Unknown Pleasures…

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readings & workshops
Feb 24 Saturday, February 24
6:00pm, $5 ticket
RESCHEDULED: Genre: Urban Arts No. 3 Release

Genre: Urban Arts - No.3 Release Programmed reception for the release of No.3 Eli $tones - Master of Ceremony Kevin Boatright, Jaelen Isis, The Chicago…

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readings & workshops
Mar 1 Thursday, March 1
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Big Read Kickoff Reading with Kimberly Blaeser

Join us for the kickoff event of Wisconsin Reads The Round House with Kimberly Blaeser From wisconsinreads.org "Louise Erdrich’s The Round House explores…

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readings & workshops
Mar 7 Wednesday, March 7
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Poetry Reading: Kwabena Antoine Nixon

Details coming soon...

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readings & workshops
Mar 8 Thursday, March 8
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Poetry Reading: Jenny Benjamin & Ed Block

A reading in celebration of new publications: Jenny Benjamin’s More Than a Box of Crayons and Ed Block’s Seasons of…

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readings & workshops
Mar 14 Wednesday, March 14
8:00pm, Pay What You Can
Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series: Suman Chhabra reading from Demons Off

Woodland Pattern Book Center and Kundiman present a poetry reading featuring Suman Chhabra's Demons Off (Meekling Press). The reading is part…

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readings & workshops
Mar 17 Saturday, March 17
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body

As part of Where My Dreaming and My Loving Live: Poetry & the Body - the Poetry Coalition’s second annual…

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readings & workshops
Mar 22 Thursday, March 22
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Community Conversation About The Round House with Jeremy Carnes & Shanae Aurora

Join us for Community Conversation About The Round House with Jeremy Carnes & Shanae Aurora! "Wisconsin Reads The Round House: An NEA Big Read is…

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readings & workshops
Mar 28 Wednesday, March 28
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general
Poetry Reading: Sherwin Bitsui & Bojan Louis

Sherwin Bitsui (Diné) is the author of Flood Song (Copper Canyon Press) and Shapeshift (University of Arizona Press). He is…

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readings & workshops
Apr 11 Wednesday, April 11
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general
Poetry Reading: Luci Tapahonso

Details coming soon... Also more information regarding the FREE Craft Talk with Luci Tapahonso at UWM on Thursday, April 12 coming soon.

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readings & workshops
Apr 14 Saturday, April 14
8:00pm, Pay What You Can
Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series Lo Kwa Mei-en reading from Two Tales

Woodland Pattern Book Center and Kundiman present a poetry reading featuring Lo Kwa Mei-en's Two Tales (Bloom Books) as part…

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readings & workshops
Apr 17 Tuesday, April 17
4:00pm, No charge and open to the public
Poetry Reading and Conversation with Roberto Harrison at the Brown Deer Public Library

Please join us at the Brown Deer Public Library for a poetry reading and conversation with Milwaukee's Poet Laureate, Roberto…

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readings & workshops
May 2 Wednesday, May 2
7:00pm, $6 members | $7 students/seniors | $8 general
Poetry Reading: Layli Long Soldier

Details coming soon... Craft Talk: Layli Long Soldier @ UWM Library Special Collections, 4th floor. Thursday, May 3 | time TBD…

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readings & workshops
May 16 Wednesday, May 16
8:00pm, Pay What You Can
Kundiman Midwest Chapbook Series: Noel Pabillo Mariano

Woodland Pattern Book Center and Kundiman present a poetry reading featuring Noel Pabillo Mariano's Dispatches from the Mushroom Kingdom (Hyacinth…

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readings & workshops
May 24 Thursday, May 24
7:00pm, Pay What You Can
Poetry Reading: Urban Echo Poets

Details coming soon...

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