• 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 - Sep 28

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Sep 25

Dhamma MKE

exhibitions
August 1 - Sep 26

The Point Being: Works by Thomas Gaudynski

special events
August 12 -23

CLOSED for inventory

readings & workshops
September 5

Br!NK New Play Festival

film & video
September 6

aCinema presents Aurora Picture Show’s Extremely Shorts Touring Program

readings & workshops
September 7

Poetry Reading: Ana Božičević & Annie Grizzle

readings & workshops
September 7

Poems are a River: Writing Built and Natural Form - a workshop with Ana Božičević

performances
September 11

Thomas Gaudynski, Linda Binder, and Mark Mantel performing in response to The Point Being

exhibitions
September 14

AVIARY: Selected Paintings by Ken Wood - Book Release and Reception

performances
September 15

Alternating Currents Live presents Silvia Bolognesi and Russ Johnson

performances
September 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

readings & workshops
September 20

Poetry Reading: John Sierpinski, Sylvia Cavanaugh, and Ed Werstein

Archived performances
Aug 18 Thursday, August 18
7:00pm, $Give What You Can

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)