• 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
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

exhibitions
October 5 - Nov 24

Chain of Events: Tyanna Buie

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

readings & workshops
October 23

Reading and Book Launch: Kathie Giorgio

readings & workshops
October 24

Urban Echo Poets

readings & workshops
October 27

Submitathon

readings & workshops
October 30

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

readings & workshops
November 1

Reading and Screening: Trisha Low, Stephanie Young, and Zachary Epcar

film & video
November 3

It’s an Interlace: Five Videos by Barbara Hammer

readings & workshops
November 10 - Dec 8

Shifty Subjects and Unexpected Endings

performances
November 10

Alternating Currents Live presents: The Transatlantic Bridge #2.2

special events
November 16

39th Anniversary Gala

performances
November 17

Alternating Currents Live presents: Ernest Dawkins’ Boglifier Project

readings & workshops
November 21

Poetry Reading: Kimberly Blaeser & William Stobb

November 28

CLOSED

Archived performances
Aug 18 Thursday, August 18
11:00am,

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)