• 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

readings & workshops
July 3 - Dec 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

exhibitions
December 8 - Jan 25

To Sight's Limit

readings & workshops
December 12

Poetry Reading: Eric Baus & Siwar Masannat

readings & workshops
December 13

Reading: Milwaukee Queer Writing Project

special events
December 15 -15

Woodland Pattern's Annual Open House

performances
December 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

December 23 - Jan 1

CLOSED

special events
January 25 -26

26th Annual Poetry Marathon and Benefit

Archived performances
May 14 Sunday, May 14
10:00am, $10 all day access | FREE entry for readers, and for those who pledge a reader for $40 or more

featuring

Jean-Luc Guionnet— alto saxophone

Pierre-Antoine Badaroux— alto saxophone

Jim Baker— keyboards, ARP synthetizer

Jason Roebke— double bass

 

The Transatlantic Bridge to Creative Music is a project directed by poet/historian/cultural critic Alexandre Pierrepont to foster communication between musicians in Paris and in Chicago.  Woodland Pattern has been proud to be part of this transatlantic project for the past 4 years. Alexandre Pierrepont writes:

 

"‘Jazz’ music has always crossed borders with ease, be they between styles and nations, in order to better glorify the stirring power of its "disparate singularities", to make them go haywire. Born from the African American experiences, still deeply connected to them while becoming American, European, Western, and transnational, ‘jazz’ grew by producing groundbreaking hybrids, with every musician always contributing their whole being, to be transformed upon contact with others.”